Garth Heutel is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He studies energy and environmental policy, behavioral economics, public economics, and the economics of nonprofit organizations. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Public Economics, The Economic Journal, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and elsewhere. He earned his PhD at the University of Texas at Austin.
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Models how grandfathering in the Clean Air Act affects the decisions of electricity-generating plant owners and pollution for fossil-fuel-fired plants.
Derives policy solutions for polluting goods like cars when consumers exhibit a behavioral bias affecting their intertemporal choices.
Demonstrates the distributional impacts of a wide range of environmental policies, focusing on how they affect firms' input demands and input prices.
Shows how patience and food prices interact to explain the growth in obesity rates in the U.S. over the last several decades.