Catherine H. Hausman is an assistant professor of public policy at the University of Michigan and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economics Research. Her work focuses on environmental and energy economics. Her research has appeared in the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Recent projects have looked at the natural gas sector's role in methane leaks, the impact of climate change on the electricity grid, and the effects of nuclear power plant closures. Prior to her graduate studies, Catherine studied in Peru under a Fulbright grant. She has taught statistics, a policy seminar on energy and climate, and a course on government regulation of industry and the environment. She holds a BA from the University of Minnesota and a PhD in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley.