About Alan

Alan Barreca is an Associate Professor of Economics at Tulane University. He is interested in many topics relating to labor economics, environmental economics, and epidemiology. Alan’s research helps advance our understanding of:

(a) the effects of climatic shocks on human health, and

(b) the causes and consequences of poor health during early childhood.

His most recent work investigates the effects of hot weather on fertility in the United States.

Alan’s research has been mentioned in the press by: CNN, Bloomberg, Huffington Post, Mashable, The Independent, CityLab, Reuters, NY Times, Washington Post, and Stephen Colbert.