Reed Walker

Associate Professor, Haas School of Business
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Reed Walker is an Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy and Economics at UC Berkeley. His research explores the social costs of environmental externalities, such as air pollution and how regulations to limit these externalities contribute to gains and/or losses to the economy. He is the faculty co-director of the UC Berkeley Opportunity Lab’s Climate and Environment Initiative. He is also a Research Associate at the Energy Institute at Berkeley, a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a research fellow at IZA. He received his PhD in economics from Columbia University.

Academic Background 

PhD, Economics, Columbia University

MA, Economics, Columbia University

BA, Mathematical Economics, Colgate University

Publications & Media

Papers & Articles 

The Relationship Between Season of Birth, Temperature Exposure, and Later Life Well-Being

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Every Breath You Take – Every Dollar You’ll Make: The Long-Term Consequences of the Clean Air Act of 1970

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Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health

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Awards & Honors 
  • 2017 Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship
  • 2015 IZA Young Labor Economist Award
Academic Background 

PhD, Economics, Columbia University

MA, Economics, Columbia University

BA, Mathematical Economics, Colgate University

Publications & Media

Papers & Articles 

The Relationship Between Season of Birth, Temperature Exposure, and Later Life Well-Being

VIEW

Every Breath You Take – Every Dollar You’ll Make: The Long-Term Consequences of the Clean Air Act of 1970

VIEW

Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health

VIEW
VIEW MORE