Olivier Deschenes

Olivier Deschenes is Professor of Economics at the University of California Santa Barbara, where he is also affiliated with the Bren School of Environmental Management. He is a also Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the Co-Associate Director of the University of California Center for Energy and Environmental Economics (UCE3) and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.

Deschenes’ recent research seeks to determine the potential economic impacts of climate change on human health and agricultural productivity in the U.S. and around the world using historical data. His ongoing research examines the effect of energy prices on labor markets in the context of climate policies, the relationship between extreme temperature and health in India, and the impact in utero exposure to extreme weather on prenatal and neonatal infant health.”