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Environmental Economics

An Economic Analysis of Nutrient Trading in the Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District, Virginia
October 6, 2015, 11 - 12:30
Emily Pindilli (U.S. Geological Survey)

The effect of water supply shocks on the electricity generation mix: Implications for climate change
August 11, 2015, 1 - 2:30 PM
Jonathan Eyer (Department of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.) and Casey J. Wichman (Resources for the Future)
Presenting: Casey J. Wichman

Estimating the Effects of Nutrients on Water-Based Recreational Uses in the United States: An Instrumental Variables Approach
May 5, 2015, 1:30 - 3 PM
David Keiser (Department of Economics, Iowa State University)

Taking One for the Team: Is collective action more responsive to ecological change
September 17, 2014, 1:30 - 3 PM
Charles Sims (University of Tennessee and Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy)
David Finnoff (University of Wyoming), and Jason F. Shogren (University of Wyoming)
Presenting: Charles Sims

Unemployment and Environmental Regulation in General Equilibrium
August 12, 2014, 2 - 3:30 PM
Marc A. C. Hafstead (Resources for the Future) and Roberton C. Williams III (Resources for the Future and Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland)

Environmental targeting: Some spatial estimates of the costs and benefits of restoring and protecting wetlands
June 25, 2014, 1:30 - 3 PM
LeRoy Hansen

The Housing Market Impacts of Shale Gas Development
May 22, 2014, 1 - 2:30 PM
Lucija Muehlenbachs (University of Calgary and Resources for the Future)

Learning in a Hedonic Framework: Valuing Brownfield Remediation
February 19, 2014, 1 - 2:30 PM
Lala Ma (Department of Economics, Duke University)

Nudges and Federal Program Participation: A Field Experiment with the Conservation Reserve Program
January 29, 2014; 1 - 2:30 PM
Paul Ferraro, Nathaniel Higgins, and Steven Wallander (Economic Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture) Presenting: Nathaniel Higgins and Steven Wallander

The Effects of Water Quality Improvements on an Open Access Commercial Fishery: Evidence from the Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Fishery
December 3, 2013; 10:30 am - 12 noon
Sarah Ball (Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland)

The impact of pollution on worker productivity
November 18, 2013; 10:30 am - 12 noon
Matthew Neidell (Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University)

Pareto Efficiency in Intra-household Resource Allocation and Risks to Children’s Health
October 28, 2013, 1:30 - 3 PM
Shelby Gerking (Department of Economics, University of Central Florida)

The Effects of Water Quality Improvements on an Open Access Commercial Fishery: Evidence from the Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Fishery
October 16, 2013, 10 - 11:30 AM
Sarah Ball (Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland)

Certainty of Punishment vs. Severity of Punishment: Deterrence and Wastewater Discharges
June 18, 2013, 2 - 3:15 PM
Dietrich Earnhart and Lana Friesen, Department of Economics, University of Kansas

Environmental Justice: Evidence from Superfund Cleanup Durations
May 14, 2013, 10:30 AM - 12
Martin Burda and Matthew Harding

Managing Energy Demand with Standards and Information
May 7, 2013, 1 - 2:30 PM
Sebastien Houde (Department of Agricultural and Resources Economics, University of Maryland)

An Ex Post Analysis of the Economic Impacts of Reduced Water Supply Using Quasi-Experimental Methods: the Case of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
November 28, 2012, 2 - 3:30 PM
Cameron Speir (National Marine Fisheries Service, Santa Cruz, CA)

The Transitional Costs of Sectoral Reallocation: Evidence From the Clean Air Act and the Workforce
October 25, 2012, 1:30 - 3 PM
W. Reed Walker (Haas School of Business, University of California - Berkeley)

Challenges in Measuring the "Full" Benefits from Reduced Air Pollution: The Role of Caregiving for Sensitive Groups in Households
September 14, 2012, 10:30 am - 12
V. Kerry Smith (Department of Economics, Arizona State University)

Effect of the Regulator-Regulated Entity Relationship on Environmental Management: Coercive vs. Cooperative Enforcement
April 24, 2012, 1 - 2:30 PM
Dietrich Earnhart (Department of Economics, University of Kansas)

The Accuracy of Self-Reported Pollution Data: Evidence from the Clean Water Act
April 10, 2012, 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Jay Shimshack (Department of Economics, Tulane University)

California Energy Efficiency Gains: Lessons for the Rest of the World, or Not?
March 21, 2012, 1:30 - 3 PM
Arik Levinson (Department of Economics, Georgetown University and NBER)

Disentangling Intermediate and Final Outcomes of Migratory Fish Restoration: Implications for Stated Preference Welfare Estimation
October 13, 2011, 10:30 - 12:00
Rob Johnston (Department of Economics and George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University)

Using Quotas to Enhance Competition in Asymmetric Auctions: A Comparison of Theoretical and Experimental Outcomes
April 20, 2011, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Michael J Roberts (Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, North Carolina State University)

Attributing Benefits to Voluntary Programs in EPA’s Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery: Challenges and Options
March 28, 2011; 2-3:30 pm
James Boyd (Resources for the Future) and Cynthia Manson (Industrial Economics, Inc.)

Sufficient Statistics for Welfare Analysis: A Bridge Between Structural and Reduced-Form Methods
March 23, 2011; 1-2:30 PM
Raj Chetty (Department of Economics, Harvard University)

Environmental Regulation and Corruption: Automobile Emissions in Mexico City
February 17, 2011, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Paulina Oliva (Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara)

Do Environmental Regulations Really Increase Resource Productivity?: The Case of Electric Utilities
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 1:00 PM
Eun-Hee Kim (Department of Strategic Management and Public Policy, George Washington University)

Environmental Accounting for Pollution: Methods with an Application to the United States Economy
January 28, 2010
Nicholas Muller (Department of Economics, Middlebury College)

Adapting to New Information when Driving Environmental Innovation: Lessons from California Vehicle Policies
November 5, 2009, 9:30 to 11:00 am
Margaret Taylor (Goldman School of Public Policy; University of California,at Berkeley)

The VSL for Children and Adults: Evidence from Conjoint Choice Experiments in Milan, Italy, and in the Czech Republic
October 1, 2009, 10:30 am
Anna Alberini (Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland)

Agricultural Law and Livestock Operations: Implications of the Law for Environmental Protection
August 31, 2009, 9:30 to 10:30 am
Janie Simms Hipp (U.S. Department of Agriculture)

The Definition and Choice of Environmental Commodities for Non-market Valuation
August 26, 2009, 1:30 pm
Jim Boyd & Alan Krupnick, (Resources for the Future)

Benefit Transfer from Multiple Contingent Experiments: A Flexible Two-Step Model Combining Individual Choice Data with Community Characteristics
August 18, 2009, 1:00 to 2:30 pm
Klaus Moeltner (University of Nevada, Reno)

The Pure Characteristics Approach to Travel Cost Models and Implementation of Benefit Transfers
May 14, 2009, 10:00 to 11:30 am
Christopher Parmeter (Virginia Tech)

Convergent Validity of Revealed and Stated Recreation Behavior with Quality Change: A Comparison of Multiple and Single Site Demands
November 20, 2008 (2:00 to 3:30 pm)
John Whitehead (Appalachian State University)

Decentralization and Water Pollution Spillovers: Evidence from the Re-drawing of County Boundaries in Brazil
October 23, 2008
Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale University, School of Management)

Impact of Switching Production to Bioenergy Crops: The Switchgrass Example
November 1, 2007 (2pm)
Scott McDonald (University of Sheffield), Sherman Robinson (University of Sussex) and Karen Thierfelder (U.S. Naval Academy)

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