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Graham Beattie - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Graham Beattie

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Economics | Loyola Marymount University


Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts


Graham Beattie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Loyola Marymount University. His research interests are in environmental economics, public economics, and the economics of education. In particular, much of his research focuses on how individuals form and act upon beliefs about environmental issues such as climate change, with a particular emphasis on analyzing the causes and effects of media coverage.

He is also interested in the use of text-as-data in a wide range of applications.

Education (3)

University of Toronto: Ph.D., Economics 2016

University of Toronto: MA, Economics 2009

McGill University: BA, Economics 2008

Areas of Expertise (4)

Applied Microeconomics

Public Economics

Environmental Economics

Political Economy

Courses (2)

Econ 3100

Intermediate Microeconomics

Econ 4160

Environmental Economics

Articles (7)

Advertising and Media Capture: The Case of Climate Change

Journal of Public Economics

(2020) 188:104219

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Improving Non-Academic Student Outcomes using Online and Text Message Coaching

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization


171:342-360 with Philip Oreopoulos, Uros Petronijevic, and Christine Logel

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Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls

Management Science


with Ruben Durante, Brian Knight, and Ananya Sen

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Learning about Sustainability: Social Learning via Solar Panel Adoption

Environmental and Resource Economics


74(3): 1425-1451 with Yi Han and Andrea La Nauze

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What Sets College Drivers and Thrivers Apart: A Contrast in Study Habits, Attititudes, and Mental Health

Economic Letters


178:50-53 with Jean-William P. Lalaberte, Catherine Michaud-Leclerc, and Philip Oreopoulos

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Thrivers and Divers: Using Non-Academic Measures to Predict College Success and Failure

Economics of Education Review


62: 170-182 with Jean-William P. Laliberte and Philip Oreopoulos

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Biased Media in an Unbiased Market

Economics Bulletin


37(4): 246-258

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