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Matthew Neidell is an economics professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He received his PhD in economics from UCLA, and was a post-doc at the University of Chicago prior to joining Columbia. He has held visiting positions at the European University Institute and the Property and Environment Research Center. His fields of specialization are environmental, health, and labor economics, with research primarily focused at the intersections of these fields. His research has been published in leading economic, policy, and medical journals. He is currently a co-editor at the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.