Hello! I am a PhD candidate at Cornell University’s Dyson School. My research interests are in Environmental and Resource Economics and Industrial Organization. I am on the 2020-2021 job market.

Working Papers

Optimal carbon taxation under oligopoly: An application to commercial aviation
Diego S. Cardoso. (Job Market Paper) (read more)
Water Affordability in the United States
Diego S. Cardoso and Casey J. Wichman. (Preparing resubmission) (read more)
Value of a Statistical Life under Large Mortality Risk Change: Theory and an Application to COVID-19
Diego S. Cardoso and Ricardo Dahis. (Under review) (read more)
An econometric analysis of the Brazilian merger policy
Diego S. Cardoso, Mariusa M. Pitelli, and Adelson M. Figueiredo. (Resubmitted) (read more)
Reduced river discharge under climate change impairs electricity generation and the economic feasibility of future Amazon hydropower
Rafael M. Almeida, Ayan S. Fleischmann, João P. F. Brêda, Diego S. Cardoso, Hector Angarita, , Walter Collischonn, Alexander S. Flecker, Bruce Forsberg, Roosevelt García-Villacorta, Carla Gomes, Phillip M. Hannam, Stephen K. Hamilton, Rodrigo Paiva, N. LeRoy Poff, Suresh Sethi, and Qinru Shi (Preparing submission)

Work in progress

Fuel cost pass-through in commercial aviation

Climate policy under uncertain post-tipping warming


An agent-based platform for the study of watersheds as coupled natural and human systems
Leigh Tesfatsion, Chris R. Rehmann, Diego S. Cardoso, Yu Jie, and William J. Gutowski. 2017. Environmental Modelling & Software. 89: 40-60. (pre-print) (code)
A Digital Notebook in school laptops: concept and tool development
(In Portuguese) Diego S. Cardoso and Cecília Baranauskas. 2009. Brazilian Journal of Computers in Education. 7: 59-73. (code)