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Simon, Nathalie

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Current Research Interests:
Health effects of air pollution
Mortality risk valuation
Children's health valuation
Coastal resource valuation
Human health risk assessment and economic benefits analysis integration
Non-market valuation
E-mail:
simon.nathalie@epa.gov
Job Title:
Economist, Associate Office Director, NCEE
Division/Office:
National Center for Environmental Economics
Joined Program:
1998
Education:
PhD. Economics, University of Maryland - College Park, 1998
Previous Experience:
Economist, EPA's National Center for Environmental Economics, 1998-2004

Consultant, The World Bank Group, 1993-1998.

Research Associate, National Economic Research Associates, 1987-1990.
Selected Publications:
“Willingness to Pay for Mortality Risk Reductions: Does Latency Matter?” (with Anna Alberini, Maureen Cropper, and Alan Krupnick), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 32: 231-45, 2006.

“Does the Value of a Statistical Life Vary with Age and Health Status? Evidence from the United States and Canada,” (with Anna Alberini, Maureen Cropper, and Alan Krupnick), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management,48(2004): 769-792.

“Linking Economics and Risk Assessment” (with Chris Dockins, Charles Griffiths, Nicole Owens, and Daniel Axelrad), Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, 67(8-10): 611-620, 2004.

“The Price Premium for Organic Babyfood: A Hedonic Analysis,” (with Kelly B. Maguire and Nicole Owens), Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 29(1): 132-149, 2004.

“Focus on Babies: Evidence on Parental Attitudes Towards Pesticide Risks,” (with Kelly Maguire and Nicole Owens), NCEE Working Paper Series Number 2004-02, March 2004.

“Willingness to Pay for Mortality Risk Reductions: Does Latency Matter?” (with Anna Alberini, Maureen Cropper and Alan Krupnick), NCEE Working Paper Series Number 2004-01, February 2004.

“Willingness to pay to Reduce a Child’s Pesticide Exposure: Evidence from the Baby Food Market” (with Kelly Maguire and Nicole Owens), NCEE Working Paper Series, paper number 2002-03, 2002.

“Does the Value of a Statistical Life Vary with Age and Health Status? Evidence from the United States and Canada” (with Anna Alberini, Maureen Cropper, and Alan Krupnick), RFF Discussion Paper Number 02-19, April 2002.

“What to Do at Low Doses: A Bounding Approach for Economic Analysis” (with Charles W. Griffiths, Chris Dockins, Nicole Owens, and Daniel A. Axelrad), Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 22(4): 679-688, 2002.

“Valuation of Childhood Risk Reduction: The Importance of Age, Risk Preferences and Perspective” (with Chris Dockins, Robin Jenkins, Nicole Owens, and Lanelle Wiggins), Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 22(2): 335-346, 2002.

“ Age, Health and the Willingness to Pay for Mortality Risk Reductions: A Contingent Valuation Study of Ontario Residents” (with Alan Krupnick, Anna Alberini, Maureen Cropper, Bernie O’Brien, Ron Goeree, and Martin Heintzelman), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 24, 161-186, 2002.

“The Willingness to Pay for Mortality Risk Reductions: A Comparison of the United States and Canada,” (with Anna Alberini, Alan Krupnick, Maureen Cropper, and Joe Cook), CESifo Working Paper Series, Number 668(8), Center for Economic Studies and IFO Institute, 2002. Also appears in FEEM Discussion Paper Series, Number 92.2001, December 2001.

“Valuing Mortality Risk Reductions in India: A Study of Compensating Wage Differentials” (with Maureen Cropper, Anna Alberini, and Seema Arora), Policy Research Working Paper #2078, Development Economics Research Group, The World Bank, March 1999.

“The Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction in Delhi, India” (with Maureen Cropper, Anna Alberini, Seema Arora, and P.K. Sharma), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 79(5), 1625-1629.

“The Health Effects of Air Pollution in Delhi, India,” (with Maureen Cropper, Anna Alberini, and P.K. Sharma), Policy Research Department Working Paper #1860, Development Economic Research Group, The World Bank, December 1997.

“Valuing the Health Impacts of Air Pollution” (with Maureen Cropper), DEC Notes, Development Economics Vice Presidency, The World Bank, Number 7, April 1996.

“Dose Response Functions and the Health Impacts of Air Pollution,” Environment Dissemination Notes, The World Bank, Number 11, December 1994.

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