Catherine Hausman examines economic impacts of nuclear power plant closure

April 7, 2016

Catherine Hausman's analysis of the economic impacts that result from a nuclear power plant closure was published in the latest edition of the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

For "Market Impacts of a Nuclear Power Plant Closure," Hausman and co-author Lucas Davis examined the abrupt closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in southern California to understand the potential private and social consequences of a nuclear plant shutdown.