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Katrina K. Jessoe

Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis




Untapped Potential: Leak Reduction is the Most Cost-effective Urban Water Management Tool, Environmental Research Letters, accepted, with A. Rupiper, J. Weill, E. Bruno and F. Loge.

Journal Article

Residential Water Conservation During Drought: Experimental Evidence from Three Behavioral Interventions, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 110, 2021: 102519, with G. Lade, F. Loge and E. Spang. 

Working paper; Journal Article


Missing Markets: Evidence on Agricultural Groundwater Demand from Volumetric Pricing, Journal of Public Economics, 196, 2021: 104374, with E. Bruno

Working paper; Journal Article


Using Price Elasticities of Water Demand to Inform Policy, Annual Review of Resource Economics, 13(1), 2021: 427-441, with E. Bruno.

Journal Article


Spillovers from Behavioral Interventions: Experimental Evidence from Water and Energy Use, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 8(2), 2021: 315-346, with G. Lade, F. Loge and E. Spang.

Working paper; Journal Article


Utilities Included: Split Incentives in Commercial Electricity Contracts, The Energy Journal, 41(5), 2020: 271-297, with M. Papineau and D. Rapson.

Working paper


Electricity Prices, Groundwater and Agriculture: The Environmental and Agricultural Impacts of Electricity Subsidies in India with R. Badiani. In Wolfram Schlenker, ed. Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior, National Bureau of Economic Research, University of Chicago Press, 2019: 157-181. 

Working paper


Climate Change and Labor Allocation in Rural Mexico: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather, The Economic Journal, 128, February 2018: 230-261, with D. Manning and J. E. Taylor.

Working paper; Journal Article


Utilization and Customer Behavior: Smart Choices for the Smart Grid with D. Rapson and J. Smith. In Chen-Ching Liu, Stephen McArthur and Seung-Jae Lee, ed. The Smart Grid Handbook, John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, 2016: 1159-1173.

Working paper; Smart Grid Handbook


Commercial and Industrial Demand Response Under Mandatory Time-of-Use Electricity Pricing, Journal of Industrial Economics, 63(3), September 2015: 397-421, with D. Rapson.

Working paper; Journal Article


Towards Understanding the Role of Price in Residential Electricity Choices: Evidence from a Natural Experiment, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 107, November 2014: 191-208, with D. Rapson and J. Smith.

Working paper; Journal Article


Knowledge is (Less) Power: Experimental Evidence from Residential Energy Use, American Economic Review, 104(4), April 2014: 1417-1438, with D. Rapson.

Working paper; Appendix; Journal Article


Improved Source, Improved Quality? Demand for Drinking Water Quality in Rural India, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 66(3), November 2013: 460-475.

Manuscript; Appendix; Journal Article


Development and the Environment: The Implications of Agricultural Electricity Subsidies in India, Journal of Environment and Development, 21(2), June 2012: 244-262, with R. Badiani and S. Plant.

Manuscript; Journal Article


Sampling Out: Regulatory Design and the Total Coliform Rule, Environmental Science and Technology, 43(14), July 2009: 5176-5182, with L. Bennear and S. Olmstead.

Journal Article


Working Papers

The Dynamic Impacts of Pricing Groundwater Externalities (with E. Bruno and M. Hanemann)

Working Paper