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Gabriel E. Lade

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Economics
Macalester College

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Academic Positions and Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Macalester College, Department of Economics, 2019-Present

Faculty Affiliate, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, 2015-Present


Education

Ph.D. Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, 2015

M.A. Economics, Rutgers University, 2011

B.A. Economics and International Affairs, The George Washington University, 2009


Previous Positions and Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Iowa State University, Department of Economics, 2015-2019

Visiting Assistant Professor, Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, 2018

Research Economist, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2016-2017


Publications

Fuel Subsidy Pass-Through and Market Structure: Evidence from the Renewable Fuel Standard. Gabriel E. Lade and James Bushnell. 2019. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. 6(3): 563-592.

Air Pollution and Visitation at U.S. National Parks.” With David Keiser and Ivan Rudik. David Keiser, Gabriel E. Lade, and Ivan Rudik. 2018. Science Advances. ​4(7): 1-6.

Policy Shocks and Market-Based Regulations: Evidence from the Renewable Fuel Standard. Gabriel E. Lade, C.-Y Cynthia Lin Lawell, and Aaron Smith. 2018. American Journal of Agricultural Economics. ​100(3): 707-731.

Designing Climate Policy: Lessons from the Renewable Fuel Standard and the Blend Wall. Gabriel E. Lade, C.-Y Cynthia Lin Lawell, and Aaron Smith. 2018. American Journal of Agricultural Economics. ​100(2): 585-599.

A Review of Low Carbon Fuel Policies: Principles, Program Status, and Future Directions. Sonia Yeh, Gabriel E. Lade, Julie Witcover, and Daniel Sperling. 2016. Energy Policy. 97: 220-234.

The Design and Economics of Low Carbon Fuel Standards. Gabriel E. Lade and C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell. 2015. Research in Transportation Economics. 52: 91-99.


Working Papers

Conservation Spillovers and Behavioral Interventions: Experimental Evidence from Water and Energy Use. Katrina Jessoe, Gabriel E. Lade, Frank Loge and Edward Spang. R&R at Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.

Costs of Inefficient Regulation: Evidence from the Bakken. Gabriel E. Lade and Ivan Rudik.

The Design of Renewable Fuel Policies and Cost Containment Mechanisms. Gabriel E. Lade and C.-Y Cynthia Lin Lawell. R&R at Environmental and Resource Economics.

Economic Effects of Environmental Crises: Evidence from Flint, Michigan.. Peter Christensen, David Keiser, and Gabriel E. Lade. R&R at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.


Work in Progress

Size-Based Regulations and Environmental Quality: Evidence from the U.S. Livestock Industry. Chen-Ti Chen, John Crespi, David Keiser, and Gabriel E. Lade.

Rural Drinking Water Habits, Information Provision, And Pollution Exposure. Jamie Benning, Jacqueline Comito, Ashley Garrard, David Keiser, Gabriel E. Lade, and Catherine Kling.

Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Targeted Behavioral Treatments and their Persistence. Katrina Jessoe, Gabriel E. Lade, Frank Loge and Edward Spang.


Non-peer reviewed publications

Ozone Pollution in U.S. National Parks is Nearly the Same as in Large Cities. David Keiser, Gabriel E. Lade, and Ivan Rudik). The Conversation. July 2018.

The Costs and Benefits of Nutrient Reduction Programs. Chuan Tang, Yau-Huo Shr, Gabriel E. Lade, David Keiser, and Catherine Kling. CARD Agricultural Policy Review. Fall 2018.

Environmental Regulation of Hog Feeding Operations. Chen-Ti Chen and Gabriel E. Lade. CARD Agricultural Policy Review. Spring 2018.

E15 and E85 Demand Under RIN Price Caps and an RVP Waiver. Gabriel E. Lade, Sebastien Pouliot, and Bruce Babcock. CARD Policy Brief. 18-PB 21. 2018.

Economic Benefts of Nitrogen Reductions in Iowa. Chuan Tang, Gabriel E. Lade, David Keiser, Catherine Kling, Yongjie Ji, and Yau-Huo Shr. CARD Report. February 2018.

Efficient Environmental Regulation in the Unconventional Oil Industry. Gabriel E. Lade and Ivan Rudik. CARD Agricultural Policy Review. Fall 2017.

Impact on Merchant Refiners and Blenders from Changing the RFS Point of Obligation. Bruce Babcock, Gabriel E. Lade, and Sebastien Pouliot. CARD Policy Brief. 16-PB 20. 2016.

Fuel Price Impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard. Gabriel E. Lade and James Bushnell). CARD Agricultural Policy Review. Fall 2016.

Ex-Post Costs and RIN Prices Under the Renewable Fuel Standard. Gabriel E. Lade, C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, and Aaron Smith. Resources for the Future Discussion Paper. 15-22, 2015.

Controlling Compliance Costs for California’s LCFS with a Price Ceiling. Gabriel E. Lade and C.-Y. Cynthia Lin. UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment and the Economy Policy Brief. 2014.

A Report on the Economics of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Cost Containment Mechanisms. Gabriel E. Lade and C.-Y. Cynthia Lin. Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis, Research Report. UCD-ITS-RR-13-23, 2013.


Teaching

Macalester College

ECON 361: Intermediate Microeconomics. Macalester College: Fall 2019 Sections 1 and 2

Iowa State University

ECON 642: Agricultural Economics II. Iowa State University: Spring 2016-2019

ECON 235: Introduction to Agricultural Markets. Iowa State University: Spring 2016-2017, 2019


Testimony

Background on Renewable Identification Numbers under the Renewable Fuel Standard. U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment. July 25, 2018. (Video)

Grants and Fellowships

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Rural Drinking Water Habits, Information Provision, and Pollution Exposure. Project Director. Co-Investigators: Jamie Benning, Jacqueline Comito, David Keiser, and Catherine Kling. $500,000. 2019.

University of Virginia Environmental Resilience Institute Rapid Response Grant. Natural Disasters and Price Gouging: Evidence from Gasoline Sales before and after US Hurricanes. Co-Project Investigoator with Jay Shimshack and Tim Beatty. $14,800. 2018.

The E2e Project and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Energy Savings from Commercial Energy Efficiency Investments. Co-Project Investigator with Katrina Jessoe. $256,933. 2017.

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. Information Provision, Rural Drinking Water Habits, and Pollution Exposure. Co-Project Investigator with Catherine Kling, David Keiser, Jacqueline Comito, and Jamie Benning. $35,000. 2017.

Iowa Environmental Council. Economics of Clean Water in . Co-Project Investigator with with Catherine Kling. $25,000. 2017.

The E2e Project and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Energy Efficiency Research Seed Grant. Co-Project Investigator with Katrina Jessoe and Edward Spang. $24,360. 2016.

National Bureau of Economic Research Economics of Energy Markets Grant. Co-Project Investigator with with Ivan Rudik. $23,000. 2016.

Biobased Industries Center. RIN Pass-Through to Retail E85 Prices. Co-Project Investigator with James Bushnell. $50,000. 2015.

Resources for the Future Retrospective Studies of Regulatory Performance Grant. Ex-Post Analysis of the Renewable Fuel Standard. Co-Project Investigator with C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell and Aaron Smith. $37,500. 2013.

Henry A. Jastro Research Award. University of California, Davis, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. 2014.

Chevron Energy Fellowship. Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis. 2014.

Provost’s Dissertation Year Fellowship. University of California, Davis, College of Agriculturaland Environmental Sciences. 2014.

British Petroleum Corporate Affiliate Fellowship. University of California, Davis. Institute of Transportation Studies. 2012.

National Science Foundation IGERT Fellow for Renewable Fuel Solutions for the 21st Century. 2010.

Honors and Awards

National Center for Sustainable Transportation (NCST) Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year. 2015.

Honorable Mention, University California, Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics Best Ph.D. Dissertation. 2015.

Advising (Chair or co-Chair)

Ewan Shortess (Iowa State, B.A.) 2018

Erix Ruiz Mondaca (Iowa State, Ph.D.) Expected 2019

Chen-Ti Chen (Iowa State, Ph.D.) Expected 2020

Raj Chandra (Iowa State, Ph.D.) Expected 2021

Chuan Tang (Iowa State,Post-Doctoral Research Associate) 2017-2019

Yau-Huo Shr (Iowa State, Post-Doctoral Research Associate) 2017-2019

Conferences and Seminars

2019: AEA Annual Meeting (Discussant), Macalester College

2018: AEA Annual Meeting; National Ethanol Conference; Cornell University (Dyson); ASHEcon; NBER SI; AAEA; Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop; MIT-CEEPR

2017: AEA Annual Meeting (Presenter and Discussant); Economics of Water and Energy Workshop; NBER Conference on Energy Markets; AERE Annual Meeting; AAEA Annual Meeting; Advances with Field Experiments Conference; Montana State University (Economics); Transportation, Economics, Energy and the Environment Conference

2016: NBER Economics of Energy Markets; AERE Annual Meeting; AAEA Annual Meeting; CU Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop; Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop; University of Minnesota (Applied Economics); UC Davis (Economics); BIC Biofuels Conference (Berkeley, CA)

2015: University of Illinois (ACE)

2014: Iowa State University; Nanjing Agricultural University; University of Michigan (TE3 Conference); Camp Resources XXI; AAEA Annual Meeting; IAEE Conference; Stanford University (Precourt Institute); UC Davis (ARE)

2013: IAEE Conference; Transportation Research Board Conference; UC Davis (NextSTEPS)

2011: Rutgers University (IGERT Conference); National Science Foundation (IGERT Conference)

Service

Referee: The Energy Journal, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, European Economic Review, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Energy Policy, Climatic Change, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Land Use Policy, Environmental Science and Technology, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Iowa State: Economics Council (2018-2019), Curriculum Committee (2015-2017), Computer Committee (Chair), Hiring Committees (2017, 2018)

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