Notable Achievements

Assistant Professor of Economics Katie Grooms has an article forthcoming in the “Journal of Environmental Economics and Management” titled “Enforcing the Clean Water Act: The Effect of State-level Corruption on Compliance.”  

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Expertise

Environmental Economics, Environmental Regulation, Political Economy, Pollution and Health

Katherine received her PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013. Her work focuses on enforcement of environmental regulation and water pollution and health. 

  • Katherine received her PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013. Her work focuses on enforcement of environmental regulation and water pollution and health. 

  • Enforcing the Clean Water Act: The effect of state-level corruption on compliance, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2015, 73, 50-78

    Does water quality improve when a Safe Drinking Water Act violation is issued? A study of the effectiveness of the SDWA in California, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Contributions), 2016, 16(1), 1-23

    Do nonprofits encourage environmental compliance? (with L. Grant), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2017, 4(S1), S261-S288.