Office:    Centre for Economic Performance
                London School of Economics
                Houghton Street
                London WC2A 2AE
                United Kingdom

E-mail:    j.m.colmer@lse.ac.uk

I am a PhD candidate at the London School of Economics.

Primary Fields: Environmental Economics and Development Economics.

Secondary Fields: Labour Economics, Industrial Organization and Trade.

Winner of the FEEM Award 2013 (Young Economist Prize awarded by the European Economic Association).

(FEEM Award Winner 2013) 

with Yonas Alem 

Selected Works In Progress: 

Agricultural Productivity, Factor Reallocation, and Industrial Production in the Short Run: Evidence from India 

Weather vs. Climate: What Can We Learn from the Empirical Literature Examining Climatic Influence on Economic Outcomes?

Hot Heads: Temperature, Income Shocks and Crime in India 
with Thiemo Fetzer and Benjamin Guinn

The Transmission of Local Productivity Shocks in a Globalized World
with Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muuls and Ulrich Wagner (draft available soon)

The European Union Emissions Trade-Off: The Environmental and Economic Consequences of Emissions Trading on French Manufacturing Installations 
(draft available soon)
with Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muuls and Ulrich Wagner

Assessing the Additionality of the Clean Development Mechanism: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from India (draft available soon)
with Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Caterina Gennaioli, Matthieu Glachant and Anna Schröeder.

Trade Winds: The Impact of Hurricanes on Shipping Costs and Bilateral Trade 
with Thiemo Fetzer

Natural Disasters, Tax Evasion, and Economic Development: Tax Return Evidence from the 2010-2011 Pakistani Floods
with Michael Best