Working Papers
Self-fulfilling Prophecies in the Transition to Clean Technology [R&R at American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, with Sjak Smulders] (PDF)
Climate Policy During the Green Transition with Sectoral Uncertainties [with Rick van der Ploeg] (PDF)
Carbon Intensity and the Supply of Green Technology: Evidence from Technology-related Job Postings [with Christoph Meinerding and Mengjie Shi] (PDF)
Technical Change, Coordination Failure, and Stranded Assets [with Kartik Anand and Philipp Koenig] (PDF)
Anonymity-Driven Demand for Cryptocurrency: Theory and Policy Implications (PDF)
Zhou, S., & Smulders, S. (2021). Closing the Loop in a Circular Economy: Saving Resources or Suffocating Innovations? European Economic Review, Vol 139, 103857.
Cisneros, E., Zhou, S. L., & Börner, J. (2015). Naming and Shaming for Conservation: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon. PLoS ONE, 1–24.
Helmschrott, S., Anand, K., Zhou, S., Schmidt, T. (2022). The value of data privacy during the COVID-19 pandemic: a new set of survey questions. Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 4, 10.
Work in Progress
Natural Capital and Increasing Returns in Ecology [with Alex Teytelboym]
Currency Exchange in Competitive Search Equilibrium [with Randall Wright]


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