Carnegie Mellon University

Nicholas Muller

Nicholas Z. Muller

Associate Professor of Economics, Engineering, and Public Policy; Lester and Judith Lave Development Chair in Economics, Engineering, and Public Policy

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  • 412-268-8121
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5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Education

  • Yale University - Ph D - 2007
  • Indiana University - MPA - 2002
  • University of Oregon - BS - 1996

Publications

  • Air and Water: Integrated Assessment Models for Multiple Media

    (author(s): D. Keiser, Nicholas Muller)
    Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2017; 165-184

  • Distributional Effects of Air Pollution from Electric Vehicle Adoption

    (author(s): S. Holland, E. Mansur, Nicholas Muller, A. Yates)
    Forthcoming: Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

  • Does Environmental Policy Affect Scaling Laws Between Population and Pollution? Evidence from American Metropolitan Areas

    (author(s): Nicholas Muller, Akshaya Jha)
    Forthcoming: PLOSOne

  • Market-based Emissions Regulation When Damages Vary Across Sources: What Are the Gains from Differentiation?

    (author(s): M. Fowlie, Nicholas Muller)
    Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

  • The Impact of Trading on the Costs and Benefits of the Acid Rain Program

    (author(s): H. Chan, B. Chupp, M. Cropper, Nicholas Muller)
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 88, 2017; 180-209

  • What Forces Dictate the Design of Pollution Monitoring Networks?

    (author(s): Nicholas Muller, Paul Ruud)
    Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 2017; 1-14

  • Environmental Benefit-Cost Analysis and the National Accounts

    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2017

  • A Comment On: Diminishing Returns or Compounding Benefits of Air Pollution Control? The Case of NOx and Ozone

    (author(s): R. Mendelsohn, Nicholas Muller)
    Environmental Science and Technology 50(1), 2016; 500-501

  • Air Pollution Emissions and Damages from Energy Production in the U.S.: 2002-2011

    (author(s): P. Jaramillo, Nicholas Muller)
    Energy Policy, 2016; 202-211

  • Are There Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles? The Importance of Local Factors

    (author(s): S. Holland, E. Mansur, Nicholas Muller, A. Yates)
    American Economic Review 106(12), 2016; 3700-3729

  • Damages and Expected Deaths Due to Excess NOx Emissions from 2009-2015 Volkswagen Diesel Vehicles

    (author(s): S. Holland, E. Mansur, Nicholas Muller, A. Yates)
    Environmental Science and Technology 50(3), 2016; 1111-1117

  • On the Divergence Between Fuel and Service Prices: The Importance of Technological Change and Diffusion in an American Frontier Economy

    Explorations in Economic History 60, 2016; 93-111

  • Power Laws and Air Pollution

    Environmental Modeling and Assessment 21(1), 2016; 31-52

  • Reply to Comment on 'Damages and Expected Deaths Due to Excess NOx Emissions from 2009-2015 Volkswagen Diesel Vehicles'

    (author(s): S. Holland, E. Mansur, Nicholas Muller, A. Yates)
    Environmental Science and Technology 50(7), 2016; 4137-4138

  • Using Marginal Damages in Environmental Policy: A Study of Air Pollution in the United States

    (author(s): Nicholas Muller, R. Mendelsohn)
    The American Enterprise Institute Press, 2012

Working Papers

  • An Inter-Comparison of Air Quality Social Cost Estimates from Reduced-Complexity Models

    (author(s): Elisabeth Gilmore, Jinhyok Heo, Nicholas Muller, Chris Tessum, Jason Hill, Julian Marshall, Peter Adams)

  • Effect of Model Spatial Resolution on Estimates of Fine Particulate Matter Exposure and Exposure Disparities in the United States

    (author(s): David Paolella, Christopher Tessum, Peter Adams, Joshua Apte, Sarah Chambliss, Jason Hill, Nicholas Muller, Julian Marshall)

  • The External Costs of Shipping Petroleum Products by Pipeline and Rail: Evidence of Shipments of Crude Oil from North Dakota

    (author(s): Karen Clay, Akshaya Jha, Nicholas Muller, Randy Walsh)

  • Discount Rates During the Great Depression: Evidence from Firewood Prices in Portland, Oregon
  • Livestreaming Pollution: A New Form of Public Disclosure and a Catalyst for Citizen Engagement?

    (author(s): E. Huet-Vaughn, Y. Hsu, Nicholas Muller)

  • On Cost Savings from Innovation with Market-based Pollution Control
  • The Derivation of Discount Rates Using an Augmented Measure of Income
  • The External Cost of Freight

    (author(s): K. Clay, A. Jha, Nicholas Muller, R. Walsh)

  • An Input-Output Model of the U.S. Economy with Pollution Externality
  • Distributional Effects of Air Pollution from Electric Vehicle Adoption

    (author(s): S. Holland, E. Mansur, Nicholas Muller, A. Yates)

  • Handle with Care: The Local Air Pollution Costs of Coal Storage

    (author(s): Akshaya Jha, Nicholas Muller)

  • The Distribution of Income is Worse Than You Think

    (author(s): Nicholas Muller, P. Matthews, V. Wiltshire-Gordon)

  • What Forces Dictate the Design of Pollution Monitoring Networks?

    (author(s): Nicholas Muller, Paul Ruud)

Awards and Honors

  • United States Environmental Protection Agency Scientific and Technological Achievement Award, Level II (2013)

University Service

  • University Education Council, Committee Member (2017 - 2018)