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Sarah B. Johnston 

I'm an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.  My research interests are in industrial organization and energy and environmental economics.  

My CV is here.


416 Taylor Hall

427 Lorch Street

Madison, WI 53706

Working Papers:

An Empirical Analysis of the Interconnection Queue with Yifei Liu and Chenyu Yang [NBER Working Paper]

Reject and Resubmit at Econometrica

Causes and Consequences of Policy Uncertainty: Evidence from McGirt vs. Oklahoma  with Dominic Parker

Dynamic Inputs, Misallocation, and Policy: Evidence for Electricity-Intensive Manufacturing

Market Structure and Technology Adoption in Renewable Energy with Gaurav Doshi

Wind and Solar Resources could Reduce Poverty in American Indian Communities but Barriers Exist with Dominic Parker, Bryan Leonard, Daniel Stewart, and Justin Winikoff.  Conditionally Accepted at Nature Energy

Electric Vehicle Subsidies and Urban Air Pollution Disparities. with Irene Jacqz

Conditionally Accepted at Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Publications and Accepted Papers:

Backup Power: Public Implications of Private Substitutes for Electric Grid Reliability with Paul Brehm and Ross Milton

Accepted at Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists


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Sweating the Energy Bill: Extreme Weather, Poor Households, and the Energy Spending Gap with Jacqueline Doremus and Irene Jacqz Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 112 (2022) 102609.

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Non-refundable Tax Credits versus Grants: The Impact of Subsidy Form on the Effectiveness of Subsidies for Renewable Energy.  Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 6 (2019): 433-460.


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