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Research Interests for Christopher D. Timmins

Research Interests:

Professor Timmins specializes in the subjects of environmental and natural resource economics, industrial organization, and development, public, and regional economics. He works primarily on questions of non-market valuation techniques with particular interests in hedonic methods and estimable Tiebout sorting models. He has researched questions dealing with air pollution, climate change, toxic waste and other locally undesirable land uses, hydraulic fracturing, and environmental justice. Professor Timmins has received funding from National Science Foundation and from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Environmental Economics, Development Economics, Public Finance, Regional Economics, Hedonic Valuation, Sorting Models, Air Pollution, Climate Change, Tiebout Models, Environmental Justice, Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas, Fracking
Representative Publications
  1. Muehlenbachs, L; Spiller, E; Timmins, C, The housing market impacts of shale gas development, American Economic Review, vol. 105 no. 12 (December, 2015), pp. 3633-3659, American Economic Association, ISSN 0002-8282 [doi[abs]
  2. Depro, B; Timmins, C; O’neil, M, White flight and coming to the nuisance: can residential mobility explain environmental injustice?, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 2 no. 3 (September, 2015), pp. 439-468, University of Chicago Press, ISSN 2333-5955 [682716], [doi[abs]
  3. Kuminoff, NV; Smith, VK; Timmins, C, The new economics of equilibrium sorting and policy evaluation using housing markets, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 51 no. 4 (December, 2013), pp. 1007-1062, American Economic Association, ISSN 0022-0515 [doi[abs]
  4. Gamper-Rabindran, S; Timmins, C, Does cleanup of hazardous waste sites raise housing values? Evidence of spatially localized benefits, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol. 65 no. 3 (May, 2013), pp. 345-360, ISSN 0095-0696 [doi[abs]
  5. Bajari, P; Fruehwirth, JC; Kim, KI; Timmins, C, A rational expectations approach to hedonic price regressions with time-varying unobserved product attributes: The price of pollution, American Economic Review, vol. 102 no. 5 (August, 2012), pp. 1898-1926, American Economic Association, ISSN 0002-8282 [doi[abs]

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