Alan I. Barreca
Research Fellow

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Barreca Alan Barreca joined UCLA as an Associate Professor in 2017. Before that, he worked at Tulane University in New Orleans. Alan earned a PhD in Economics from UC Davis in 2008 and has published articles on a range of issues relating to human health and our environment since then.

Alan mainly investigates the reasons why people living in certain climates have more economic advantages and better health than others. His ongoing research has helped identify ways we can mitigate both the costs of weather shocks today and the future costs of climate change.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2013.
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IZA World of Labor article: Does hot weather affect human fertility?
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9480  Alan I. Barreca
Olivier Deschenes
Melanie Guldi
Maybe Next Month? Temperature Shocks, Climate Change, and Dynamic Adjustments in Birth Rates
8915  Alan I. Barreca
Karen Clay
Olivier Deschenes
Michael Greenstone
Joseph S. Shapiro
Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship over the 20th Century
7987  Alan I. Barreca
Karen Clay
Joel Tarr
Coal, Smoke, and Death: Bituminous Coal and American Home Heating
5106  Alan I. Barreca
Melanie Guldi
Jason M. Lindo
Glen R. Waddell
Running and Jumping Variables in RD Designs: Evidence Based on Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Birth Weights