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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Isaac Duah

Isaac Duah

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Washington State University, 2018 (Expected).
  • M.S., Electricity, Natural Gas and Telecommunication Economics, Illinois State University, 2013.
  • B.A., Economics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

Fields of Interest

  • Energy Economics
  • Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
  • Applied Econometrics

Working Papers

  • Isaac Duah, (2017). “The Green Paradox: Evidence from the Clean Power Plan”, (Job Market Paper)
  • Isaac Duah, Ana Espinola-Arrendondo, Felix Munoz (2017). ” A Reversal of the Green Paradox: The Anticipatory effects of Taxation on Non-Extracting Industries.”

Work in Progress

  • Isaac Duah and Alan Love. “Predicting Weather-related System Outages: A look at Weather Forecast”
  • Isaac Duah. ” The Impact of Environmental Regulation on the US Coal Industry: A Counterfactual Analysis”

Presentations

  • “The Impact of Environmental Regulation on the US Coal Industry: A Counterfactual Analysis.” 2017. United States Association of Energy Economists Conference. Houston, TX.
  • “The Green Paradox: Evidence from the Clean Power Plan.” 2017. School of Economic Sciences Seminar Series, Washington State University.
  • “The Green Paradox: Evidence from the Clean Power Plan.” 2016. United States Association of Energy Economists Conference. Tulsa, OK.

Research Experience

Research Assistant, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

  • Dr. Alan Love,  Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Processes and Systems-NSF Grant
    Spring 2015 – Present.

Research Associate, Department of Energy Sunshot Initiative, Illinois State University

Teaching Experience

Instructor, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

Teaching Assistant, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

  • Business Management Economics (ECONS 352), Spring 2016.

Selected Scholarships and Awards

  • School of Economic Sciences Travel Grant, Washington State University, 2017.
  • Berkeley Summer School in Environmental and Energy Economics (Fellowship), UC Berkeley, 2017.
  • Graduate and Professional Students Association Research Grant, 2016.

Skills

  • Computer: STATA, MATLAB, R, SAS, GAUSS, Python
  • Languages: English (fluent), Twi ( Native), French (beginner)

References

Contact Info:

E-mail: isaac.duah@wsu.edu

Office Location:

215 Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210