Media Coverage


My research with Nick Burger and Gary Charness on incentives, time-inconsistency and weight loss has been featured on Morning Edition on National Public Radio, in MoneySense magazine, on AOL News and on popular blogs including Freakonomics, Marginal Revolution and NPR’s Planet Money. Click on the images to listen to the interview or read the articles.

My research with Chris Costello and Steve Gaines on catch shares and fisheries collapse has been featured in the Economist, Time, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio, BBC, Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu Star-Bulletin and other media outlets (see videos below). Click on the images to be redirected.

“The Last Frontier” paints a different picture to the Reason Foundation and chronicles the negative effects of catch share programs, especially the fallout on individuals, communities and culture in Alaska.

The libertarian Reason Foundation advocates catch share management in this short video.

Rod Fujita wrote an op-ed and put together a little video to explain and publicize some of the ideas in our Biological Reviews paper.

Lots of people have made fun of my accent and elaborate hand gestures in the video posted below! Nevertheless, Mahealani Richardson and I discuss incentive-based policies to reduce plastic bag use.

In this Huffington Post debate, Gary discusses research on financial incentives to develop good habits, versus breaking bad ones.

Myself and a number of colleagues at UH are interviewed in the article linked below from HawaiiBusiness magazine on the value of Hawaii’s natural environment.

Tim Halliday, Áureo de Paula, and I wrote an article for VoxEU on measuring the health impacts of particulate pollution, which mentions some of our own research using volcanic emissions in Hawaiʻi. Click on the image to read the article online.