Evan Kresch

  • Assistant Professor of Economics

Areas of Study

Education

  • BA (summa cum laude), University of California - Berkeley,2010
  • MA, Columbia University, 2012 
  • PhD, Columbia University,  2016 

Biography

Evan Kresch conducts research in the fields of development economics, public finance, and environmental economics. His current research focuses on the institutional barriers to water & sanitation provision, the health & behavioral effects of natural resource management, and the improvement of public procurement in developing countries. He teaches classes in development economics and principles of economics.

Fall 2016

ECON 101-04 - Principles of Economics: TR 9:30-10:50am
ECON 209 - Economic Development: TR 3:00-4:15pm
ECON 955-10 - Private Reading

Spring 2017

ECON 101-04 - Principles of Economics: TR 1:30-2:45pm
ECON 452 - Seminar: Economic Development: R 7:00-9:00pm
ECON 995-10 - Private Reading

Notes

Evan Kresch presents research at Skidmore College

April 30, 2021

"Story of the Hurricane: Government, NGOs, and the Differences in Post-Disaster Relief," was presented virtually by Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch at Skidmore College in New York on April 22, 2021.

Evan Kresch featured in interview

October 15, 2020

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch's work was recently highlighted in an interview by the American Economic Association

Evan Kresch Publishes

August 14, 2020

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch's paper "The Buck Stops Where? Federalism, Uncertainty, and Investment in the Brazilian Water and Sanitation Sector" was published recently in the American Economic Journal.

 

Evan Kresch Presents Papers

July 30, 2020

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented a paper, "Another Seat at the Table: Municipal Council Size and Local Taxes in Brazil," on July 23 at the Virtual LAC Development Seminar .

Professor Kresch also presented "The Story of a Hurricane: Local Government, NGOs, and Post-Disaster Assistance" on July 28 at the 2020 Bolivian Conference on Development Economics.

Evan Kresch Presents at Conference

October 22, 2019

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented, "Political Determinants of Public Service Investments: Evidence from Brazilian Elections" at the Sustainability & Development Conference, Oct. 11, 2019, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
 

Evan Kresch Presents at Research Seminar Series

October 16, 2019

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented, "Greener on the Other Side? Spatial Discontinuities in Property Tax Rates and Their Effects on Tax Morale" October 3, 2019 at the Macalester College Economics Department Research Seminar Series.

Evan Kresch Presents at Economic Development Seminar

April 29, 2019

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch was invited to present, "Greener on the Other Side? Property Tax Collection and Horizontal Inequality" at the Spring 2019 Economic Development Seminar at Michigan State University, April 24, 2019.
 

John Duca and Evan Kresch Participate in Conference

April 5, 2019

Economics faculty participated in the 15th International Conference of the WEAI at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, March 21-24, 2019. Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca and Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch chaired, presented, and discussed papers.

Evan Kresch Presents at Bolivian Conference on Development Economics

December 4, 2018

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented his paper at the ninth annual Bolivian Conference on Development Economics November 29 through 30, 2018.

Evan Kresch Presents at Univeristy of Pittsburgh

November 21, 2018

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented a paper "Greener on the Other Side? Spatial Discontinuities in Property Tax Rates and their Effects on Tax Morale" at the University of Pittsburgh.

Evan Kresch Presents at Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

November 3, 2018

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented a paper on November 3, 2018, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Evan Kresch Presents at Conference

July 19, 2018

Evan Kresch, assistant professor of economics, presented on development economics at the June 2018 World Bank's Annual Bank Conference.

Evan Kresch Presents Paper

November 21, 2017

Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented the paper, “Greener on the Other Side? Spatial Discontinuities in Property Tax Rates and Their Effects on Tax Morale” on November 8-10, 2017 at the National Tax Conference. Kresch also served as a discussant at the conference.

Assistant Professor Evan Kresch Presents, Discusses

April 26, 2017

Assistant Professor Evan Kresch both presented a paper "(Not So) Gently Down The Stream: River Pollution and Health in Indonesia" and was a discussant at the Midwest International Economic Development Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.