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  1. Health information, Human Capital, And Risky Behavior: New (improved) estimates of how information affects behavior

    https://aede.osu.edu/events/health-information-human-capital-and-risky-behavior-new-improved-estimates-how-information

    I develop empirical measures of the stock of information people have about the risks of smoking. I use ... behavior changes when people are exposed to more information. I then explore how those responses vary ... across people with different levels of human capital. I use several sources of individual survey data. ...

  2. Increased Access to Treatment, Improving Economic Opportunity Are Keys to Combating Ohio’s Opioid Crisis

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/increased-access-treatment-improving-economic-opportunity-are-keys-combating-ohio%E2%80%99s-opioid

    patients. “As it now stands, many people in rural areas of Ohio have extremely limited access to ... including prescription painkillers and heroin, killed more than 33,000 people nationwide in 2015, more than ... a co-author of the report and a Swank research associate. “The longer people are unemployed, the more opiate ...

  3. Algal blooms cost Ohio homeowners $152 million

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/algal-blooms-cost-ohio-homeowners-152-million

    before people decide to buy homes or go fishing elsewhere? As it turns out, people have a pretty low ... perceptible.” “People make decisions based on their perceptions, and they get their strongest perception of ... level, water becomes noticeably cloudy. And then there’s the smell. “People say it smells like sewage or ...

  4. When Residents Take Charge of their Rainforests, Fewer Trees Die

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/when-residents-take-charge-their-rainforests-fewer-trees-die

    allocate property rights to groups of people – from 30 residents to hundreds of people – and they organize ...

  5. AEDE Professors Miteva and Roe Receive Seed Grants from the Sustainable and Resilient Economy Program

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/aede-professors-miteva-and-roe-receive-seed-grants-sustainable-and-resilient-economy-program

    household  consumption than current  (e.g., carbon)footprints. It will also investigate how people make ...

  6. Research Programs

    https://aede.osu.edu/programs/h-allen-klaiber-0/research-programs

    choices, consistent measures of the tradeoffs people are willing to make to alter environmental services ... (3) characterizing the impact of harmful algal blooms on peoples’ choices; and (4) measuring the ... impact of changes in climate and severe weather on peoples’ decision making and wellbeing.  To address ...

  7. Would a $15 minimum wage work in Ohio?

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/would-15-minimum-wage-work-ohio

    “I think Ohio would be more of a destination state when people see a better standard of living and ... a better workforce.” But critics call the plan a job killer, “It’s just something that a lot of people say ... Ohio State University, “As you raise the minimum wage, more and more of the people you are trying to ...

  8. Why Americans Waste So Much Food

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/why-americans-waste-so-much-food

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Most people feel guilty about discarding food, but say it would be hard ... identified that most people perceive benefits to throwing food away, some of which have only limited basis in ... Americans’ awareness and attitudes regarding food waste. In July 2015, it was administered to 500 people ...

  9. Danyi Qi Awarded Bernie Erven Outstanding Graduate Teacher Award

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/danyi-qi-awarded-bernie-erven-outstanding-graduate-teacher-award

    “One-third of edible food is wasted annually in the world,” says Qi.  “In order to feed 9 billion people in ...

  10. Meet Daniela Miteva, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Development and Economy

    https://aede.osu.edu/newsletter/news-aede/august-2016/meet-daniela-miteva-assistant-professor-sustainable-development-and

    poverty, make people healthier, happier and wealthier – but I’m also concerned with how we can preserve the ... use change: valuing the benefits people get from the natural environment and trying to figure out if ... we are producing socially optimal levels of these services and how to incentivize people to produce ...

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