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Environmental Economics

Estimating the Ecological and Economic Impacts of Stormwater Runoff in the Allen Creek Watershed
Date TBD
Kelly Hellman Miller (Department of Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

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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