Daniel is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, & Education (AESE) at The Pennsylvania State University. His research is environmental economics with a focus on water resources using empirical methods to understand incentives and evaluate policies in environmental markets. He use a variety of methods of causal inference such as nonmarket valuation, field experiments, and the econometric analysis of observational data. His research also incorporates elements of behavioral economics, such as the impact of social information and cognitive failures. A related line of research studies externalities and dynamic tolling in the transportation sector. A current focus is an interdisciplinary research approach ton managing stormwater, green infrastructure, and other water resources.