Clare Balboni

Clare Balboni

3M Career Development Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics

Research Fields

Environmental Economics, Development Economics

Contact Information

Email Address
Office E52-506
Assistant Name Grace Coogan
Assistant Phone 617-253-9299

Quarterly Journal of Economics

Why Do People Stay Poor?

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 137(2), 785-844
Clare Balboni, Oriana Bandiera, Robin Burgess, Maitreesh Ghatak, Anton Heil
December 2021

Cycles of Fire? Politics and Forest Burning in Indonesia

AEA Papers and Proceedings, 111, 415-19
Clare Balboni, Robin Burgess, Anton Heil, Jonathan Old, Benjamin Olken
May 2021

Could Gentrification Stop the Poor from Benefiting from Urban Improvements?

AEA Papers & Proceedings, 111, 532-37
Clare Balboni, Gharad Bryan, Melanie Morten, Bilal Siddiqi
May 2021

Working Papers

Review of Economic Studies



The Origins and Control of Forest Fires in the Tropics

Revise and resubmit, The Review of Economic Studies
Clare Balboni, Robin Burgess, Benjamin A. Olken
May 2023
American Economic Review

In Harm’s Way? Infrastructure Investments and the Persistence of Coastal Cities

Revise and resubmit, American Economic Review
Clare Balboni
October 2021



The Economics of Tropical Deforestation

Prepared for the Annual Review of Economics
Clare Balboni, Aaron Berman, Robin Burgess, and Benjamin A. Olken
May 2023