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Jay Shimshack, Public Policy Working Group

Associate Professor of Economics

"The Accuracy of Self-Reported Pollution Data: Evidence from the Clean Water Act"

This Event is by Invitation Only



Room 209 – Conference Room, Lavin Bernick Center


Meeting time is 12:00 – 1:30pm. Lunch will be provided. The meeting is open only to members of the Public Policy Working Group.

About the Speaker

Jay Shimshack is Associate Professor of Economics at Tulane University and Director of the Program for Responsible Regulation at the Murphy Institute. He holds a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley and a B.S. from Cornell University. His major fields are environmental regulation, environmental economics, and applied microeconomics and policy. Specific research interests include the monitoring and enforcement of environmental laws; corporate social responsibility; information, transparency, and advisories; and environmental health. His work has been published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, the Journal of Health Economics, the Journal of Economic Literature, Economic Inquiry, and elsewhere. At Tulane, Shimshack teaches environmental economics, statistics, microeconomics, and the law and economics of compliance.

Filed under: The Center for Public Policy Research, Public Policy Working Group