Joseph Shapiro joined Yale’s economics department in 2013 as an Assistant Professor. Prof. Shapiro is an environmental economist with substantial interests in trade, energy, and health. His research is concentrated in two areas: trade and the environment; and adaptation to environmental change. He has written on how trade affects climate change, on the benefits of cap-and-trade markets for air pollution, and on the changing effects of extreme weather on health. He received a BA from Stanford, Masters degrees from Oxford and LSE as a Marshall Scholar, and a PhD in Economics from MIT. His website is here.