Cody Nehiba is a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Irvine. Nehiba received his B.A. in economics with a minor in mathematics from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN in 2014 and began his graduate studies at UCI the same year. At UC Irvine, he specializes in environmental, public, and urban economics. His research focuses on two related topics, regulating negative externalities and fossil fuel taxation. His work combines massive untapped data sets and novel identification strategies to extend our understanding of the regulation and consumption of externality producing goods.