About Alan

Aalan_profilelan Barreca is an Associate Professor of Economics at Tulane University. His general research and teaching interests include labor economics, environmental economics, and health economics.

Alan’s research focuses on understanding: (a) the relationship between the climate and our health and economic well-being, and (b) the causes and consequences of poor early-life health conditions. Topics of his research include (but are not limited to): temperature, humidity, climate change, influenza, malaria, mortality, in utero and infant health.

His work has appeared (or is forthcoming) in the following journals:

Journal of Political Economy
Quarterly Journal of Economics
American Economic Review (P&P)
Journal of Human Resources
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Economic Inquiry
Health Economics
Explorations in Economic History
American Journal of Health Economics
American Journal of Epidemiology