Solomon M. Hsiang

Goldman School of Public Policy
University of California, Berkeley
2607 Hearst Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720-7320
Tel: 510-643-5751

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NBER Program Affiliations: EEE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of California at Berkeley

NBER Working Papers and Publications

July 2020Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change Accounting for Adaptation Costs and Benefits
with Tamma A. Carleton, Amir Jina, Michael T. Delgado, Michael Greenstone, Trevor Houser, Andrew Hultgren, Robert E. Kopp, Kelly E. McCusker, Ishan B. Nath, James Rising, Ashwin Rode, Hee Kwon Seo, Arvid Viaene, Jiacan Yuan, Alice Tianbo Zhang: w27599
April 2019Destructive Behavior, Judgment, and Economic Decision-making under Thermal Stress
with Ingvild Almås, Maximilian Auffhammer, Tessa Bold, Ian Bolliger, Aluma Dembo, Shuhei Kitamura, Edward Miguel, Robert Pickmans: w25785
January 2019Spatial Correlation, Trade, and Inequality: Evidence from the Global Climate
with Jonathan I. Dingel, Kyle C. Meng: w25447
October 2018An Economist’s Guide to Climate Change Science
with Robert E. Kopp: w25189

Published: Solomon Hsiang & Robert E. Kopp, 2018. "An Economist’s Guide to Climate Change Science," Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol 32(4), pages 3-32.

Accounting for Unobservable Heterogeneity in Cross Section Using Spatial First Differences
with Hannah Druckenmiller: w25177
August 2018Economic and Non-Economic Factors in Violence: Evidence from Organized Crime, Suicides and Climate in Mexico
with Ceren Baysan, Marshall Burke, Felipe González, Edward Miguel: w24897

Published: Ceren Baysan & Marshall Burke & Felipe González & Solomon Hsiang & Edward Miguel, 2019. "Non-economic factors in violence: Evidence from organized crime, suicides and climate in Mexico," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, .

November 2017The Marginal Product of Climate
with Tatyana Deryugina: w24072
September 2017The Distribution of Environmental Damages
with Paulina Oliva, Reed Walker: w23882

Published: Solomon Hsiang & Paulina Oliva & Reed Walker, 2019. "The Distribution of Environmental Damages," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, vol 13(1), pages 83-103. citation courtesy of

June 2016Does Legalization Reduce Black Market Activity? Evidence from a Global Ivory Experiment and Elephant Poaching Data
with Nitin Sekar: w22314
April 2016Climate Econometrics

Published: Solomon Hsiang, 2016. "Climate Econometrics," Annual Review of Resource Economics, vol 8(1).

May 2015Temperature and Human Capital in the Short- and Long-Run
with Joshua S. Graff Zivin, Matthew J. Neidell: w21157

Published: Joshua Graff Zivin & Solomon M. Hsiang & Matthew Neidell, 2018. "Temperature and Human Capital in the Short and Long Run," Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, University of Chicago Press, vol. 5(1), pages 77-105. citation courtesy of

December 2014Does the Environment Still Matter? Daily Temperature and Income in the United States
with Tatyana Deryugina: w20750
October 2014Climate and Conflict
with Marshall Burke, Edward Miguel: w20598

Published: Marshall Burke & Solomon M. Hsiang & Edward Miguel, 2015. "Climate and Conflict," Annual Review of Economics, vol 7(1), pages 577-617. citation courtesy of

July 2014The Causal Effect of Environmental Catastrophe on Long-Run Economic Growth: Evidence From 6,700 Cyclones
with Amir S. Jina: w20352
May 2013Using Weather Data and Climate Model Output in Economic Analyses of Climate Change
with Maximilian Auffhammer, Wolfram Schlenker, Adam Sobel: w19087

Published: M. Auffhammer & S. M. Hsiang & W. Schlenker & A. Sobel, 2013. "Using Weather Data and Climate Model Output in Economic Analyses of Climate Change," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, vol 7(2), pages 181-198. citation courtesy of

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