Joshua Lewis
Assistant Professor,
Department of Economics,

Université de Montréal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Research in Progress:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The Impact of Household Technological Change,” Journal of Economic History, Vol. 75, No. 2 (June 2015): 539-543. Dissertation Summary.

 

“Infant Health, Women’s Fertility, and Rural Electrification in the United

States, 1930-1960” (Forthcoming Journal of Economic History)

 

“Pollution, Infectious Disease, and Mortality: Evidence from the 1918 Influenza Pandemic” (joint with Karen Clay and Edson Severnini), NBER Working Paper #21635. (R&R Journal of Economic History)

 

Short- and Long-run Impacts of Rural Electrification: Evidence from the Historical Rollout of the U.S. Power Grid (joint with Edson Severnini)

 

Canary in a Coal Mine: Impact of Mid-20th Century Air Pollution on Infant Mortality and Property Values (joint with Karen Clay and Edson Severnini)

 

Power Women’s Liberation: Short- and Long-run Effects of Household Electrification

 

 

 

Environmental Regulation and Productivity in the Electricity Industry, 1938-2000  (joint with Karen Clay and Edson Severnini)