Dr. Gray received an A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1977, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in 1979 and 1984, respectively, from Harvard University. He has been at Clark since 1984.
Dr. Gray is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Executive Director of the Boston Research Data Center of the United States Census Bureau. He is also affiliated with Clark's Marsh Institute.
Current Research and Teaching
Dr. Gray's research focuses on the consequences of environmental regulation for productivity and risk management.
Wayne Gray and Ronald Shadbegian, Chunbei Want, Merve Meral, "Do EPA Regulations Affect Labor Demand? Evidence from the Pulp and Paper Industry", Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 68(2014), pp. 188-202.
Wayne Gray and Ronald Shadbegian, "Do the Job Effects of Regulation Differ with the Competitive Environment?" in Jobs and Regulation, edited by Cary Coglianese, Adam Finkel and Chris Carrigan, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.
Amelia Haviland, Rachel Burns, Wayne Gray, Teague Ruder, and John Mendeloff, "A New Estimate of the Impact of OSHA Inspections on Manufacturing Injury Rates, 1998-2005, " American Journal of Industrial Medicine, November 2012, pp.964-975.
Wayne Gray, Ronald Shadbegian, and Ann Wolverton, "Environmental Justice: Do Poor and Minority Populations Face More Hazards?" in Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty, Philip N. Jefferson, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012.
Wayne Gray and Jay Shimshack, "The Effectiveness of Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement: A Review of the Empirical Evidence", Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2011, pp. 3-24.
Amelia Haviland, Rachel Burns, Wayne Gray, Teague Ruder, and John Mendeloff, "What Kinds of Injuries do OSHA Inspections Prevent?", Journal of Safety Research, 2010, pp. 48-70.
Kilkon Ko, John Mendeloff, and Wayne Gray, "The Role of Inspection Sequence in Compliance with OSHA Standards: Interpretations and Implications," Regulation & Governance, 2010, pp. 48-70.
Lori Lynch, Wayne Gray, and Jacqueline Geoghegan, "Are Farmland Preservation Programs Easement Restrictions Capitalized into Farmland Prices? What can a Propensity Score Matching Analysis Tell Us?", Review of Agricultural Economics, Fall 2007, pp. 502-509.
Mary E. Deily and Wayne B. Gray, "Agency Structure and Firm Culture: OSHA, EPA and the Steel Industry," The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, October 2007, pp. 685-709.
Wayne B. Gray and Ronald J. Shadbegian, "The Environmental Performance of Polluting Plants: A Spatial Analysis", Journal of Regional Science, February 2007, pp. 63-84.
Spatial Aspects of Environmental Policy, Jacqueline Geoghegan and Wayne Gray Editors. Ashgate Publishing, 2006.