Irene Jacqz

Current PhD candidate in environmental and resource economics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Upcoming postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University's Inequality in America Initiative and Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University.

Focused on air pollution, environmental policy, environmental justice, health, education, and inequality.


Working Papers

"The Cognitive Cost of Toxic Chemicals in Early Childhood" [JMP]

"Toxic Test Scores: The Impact of Chemical Releases on Standardized Test Performance within U.S. Schools"

"Pollution and Acquisition: The Environmental Justice Effects of Mergers"

"The Weather and Spending Poverty Gap" (with J. Doremus and S. Johnston)


Summer 2018

TA for AAE 776: Resource and Energy Demand Analysis Practicum

Spring 2018

TA for AAE 772: Applied Econometrics of Resource and Energy Demand

Fall 2016

TA for AAE 343: Environmental and Resource Economics



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