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Current Research Interests:
Climate change
Non-market valuation
Recreation demand modeling
ecosystem services
bioeconomic modeling
Job Title:
Research and Program Support Division
Joined Program:
Ph.D., Ecology, University of California - Davis, 2002
Previous Experience:
Research assistant and teaching assistant, University of California - Davis, 1996-2002.

Intern, Resources for the Future, 1999-2000.
Selected Publications:
The value of information for integrated assessment models of climate change." Newbold SC, Marten AL. 2014. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 68:111-123.

"An updated biodiversity nonuse value function for use in climate change integrated assessment models." Brooks WR, Newbold SC. 2014. Ecological Economics 105:342-349.

"Incremental CH4 and N2O mitigation benefits consistent with the US government’s SC-CO2 estimates." Marten AL, Kopits EA, Griffiths CW, Newbold SC, Wolverton A. 2014. Climate Policy DOI:10.1080/14693062.2014.912981.

"Further comment on “A rapid assessment model for understanding the social cost of carbon.” Newbold SC, Griffiths C, Moore C, Wolverton A, Kopits E. 2014. Climate Change Economics 5(2):1450005.

"Temporal resolution and DICE." Marten AL, Newbold SC. 2013. Nature Climate Change 3:526-527.

2013. A rapid assessment model for understanding the social cost of carbon." Newbold SC, Griffiths C, Moore C, Wolverton A, Kopits E. Climate Change Economics 4(1):1-40.

"Improving the assessment and valuation of climate change impacts for policy and regulatory analysis." Marten AL, Kopp RE, Shouse KC, Griffiths CW, Hodson EL, Kopits E, Mignone BK, Moore C, Newbold S, Waldhoff S, Wolverton A. 2012. Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0608-0.

"The social cost of carbon: valuing carbon reductions in policy analysis." Griffiths C, Kopits E, Marten A, Moore C, Newbold S, Wolverton A. 2012. In Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change: A Guide for Policymakers, I.W.H. Parry, R. de Mooij, and M. Keen, eds. International Monetary Fund.

"Estimating the social cost of non-CO2 GHG emissions: methane and nitrous oxide." Marten AL, Newbold SC. 2012. Energy Policy 51:957-972.

“Examining the health-risk tradeoffs of mandatory bicycle helmet laws.” Risk Analysis 32(5):791-798, (2012).

"Potential biodiversity benefits from international programs to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation" (with J. Siikamaki). Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment 41(1) Supplement 1:78-89, (2012).

"U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Valuation of Surface Water Quality Improvements" (with Charles W. Griffiths, Heather Klemick, Matt Massey, Chris Moore, David Simpson, Patrick Walsh, and William Wheeler). Review of Environmental Economics and Policy.Vol 6 (1): pp. 130-146, 2012.

Recreation demand estimation and valuation in spatially connected systems (with Massey DM). Resource and Energy Economics 32:222-240, (2010).

"Temperature response uncertainty and the benefits of climate change policies" (with Daigneault A). Environmental and Resource Economics 44:351-377, (2009).

"Prioritizing conservation activities using reserve site selection and population viability analysis" (with Siikamaki J). Ecological Applications 19(7):1774-1790 (2009).

"Biodiversity loss affects global disease ecology" (with Pongsiri MJ, Roman J, Ezenwa VO, Goldberg TL, Koren HS, Ostfeld RS, Pattanayak SK, Salkeld DJ). BioScience 59(11):945-954, 2009.

"Ecological sustainability in policy assessments: a wide-angle view and a close watch (with Richard Iovanna), Ecological Economics 63: 639-648, (2007).

"Effects of Density-independent Mortality on Populations and Ecosystems: Application to Cooling Water Withdrawals (with Richard Iovanna), Ecological Applications 17(2):390-406, (2007).

"Impacts of cooling water withdrawals on fish populations at a regional scale," (with Richard Iovanna), Environmental Science & Technology 41 :2108-2114, (2007).

"Valuing water quality changes using a bioeconomic model of a coastal recreational fishery” (with M. Massey), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 52:482-500.

"The benefits and costs of informal sector pollution control: Mexican brick kilns" (with A. Blackman, J-S Shih, D. Evans, J. Cook, M. Batz). Environment and Development Economics , 11:603-227 (2006).

“The Benefits and Costs of Informal Sector Pollution Control: Traditional Mexican Brick Kilns in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico” (with Blackman A, J-S Shih, J. Cook, D. Evans). In Small Firms and the Environment in Developing Countries: Collective Impacts in Collective Action, ed. Allen Blackman. Resources for the Future (2006). [An earlier version of this paper can be found at: http://www.rff.org/Documents/RFF-DP-00-46.pdf]

“A combined hydrologic simulation and landscape design model to prioritize sites for wetlands restoration.“ Environmental Modeling and Assessment, (2005) 10:251-263.

"How academic economists can improve benefit transfers at EPA" (with S. Lovell, N. Owens, TJ Wyatt). Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) Newsletter 24(2):25-28, (2004). http://www.aere.org/newsletter/Newsletter_Nov04.pdf

"Using species-habitat models to target conservation: a case study with breeding mallards" (with J.M. Eadie). Ecological Applications 14(5):1384-1393.

"Integrated Modeling for Watershed Management: Multiple Objectives and Spatial Effects," Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 38(2):341-353 (2002).

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