Teaching environmental and resource economics: A bibliography

Environmental Economics

"Experience with scripted role play in environmental economics." "Teaching environmental economics." "A virtual field trip to the real world of cap and trade: Environmental economics and the EPA SO2 allowance auction." Alden, Dave. "Experience

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Nature is hiring an environmental economics editor

Environmental Economics

I'm looking forward to hearing who gets hired for this job: Nature, the international weekly journal of science, seeks to appoint an editor specializing in Environmental/Energy Economics to further our aim to publish the world’s best original research linking social sciences – including economics – to the physical and biological processes important to society.

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Environmental Appreciation – 8 Fun Facts about Algae

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Read, Algae – Nature’s Smallest Gift to learn more about its environmental benefits and value and visit our Environmental Appreciation page to read more about the strange and beautiful entities that make up the world we live in. Environmental Awareness environmental appreciation fun facts When most of us think about algae, the image of gross scum floating in our ponds and fish tanks usually comes to mind.

Environmental racism in Flint

Environmental Economics

This is one of those environmental issues where economics is not very helpful: If Flint were rich and mostly white, would Michigan’s state government have responded more quickly and aggressively to complaints about its lead-polluted water? For civil rights advocates, the health crisis in Flint smacks of what has become known as environmental racism. Environmental issues don't rise to the top of the agendas of Republican Governors.

The Environmental Impact of Dentistry

Green Prophet

In our everyday lives, almost everything we do has an environmental impact that can affect this generation and the next. This can help reduce the overall negative environmental effects and slowly, but surely, reduce your footprint.

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Environmental economics in the AER

Environmental Economics

"Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1,600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings."  Always a surprise: Currie, Janet, Lucas Davis, Michael Greenstone, and Reed Walker. 2015. "Environmental "  American Economic Review , 105(2): 678-709. DOI:  10.1257/aer.20121656. Abstract. Regulatory oversight of toxic emissions from industrial plants and understanding about these emissions' impacts are in their infancy.

How Are Casinos Becoming More Environmentally Friendly?

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With global warming and the green-living culture becoming a significant issue, companies in all industries are having to re-think their strategies of production, sales and performance to in keep with a more environmentally friendly business plan. green business practices environmentally friendly casinos green casinos

Environmental Appreciation – 10 Interesting Facts about Butterflies

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Environmental Awareness environmental appreciation pollinators Known to admirers as flying flowers, butterflies have the serene ability to bring smiles to saddened faces and give hope to the hopeless just by flying gracefully. Their beauty and fragility makes them truly mystical in the eyes of us humans.

Identity Economics and Environmental Policy

Environmental Economics

After reading it I was struck by the potential application to environmental policy.  This is somewhat related to the idea of intrinsic motivation , and how it may be crowded out by government policy ( some people have studied this in relation to environmental policy).    And it's also kind of related to the huge " behavioral nudge " literature on environmental policy (maybe). 

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Environmental Appreciation- 15 Interesting Facts about Seahorses

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Environmental Awareness endangered animals environmental appreciation Found shying in-between the coral reefs and sea-grass of shallow tropical waters, seahorses are the mystical creatures of the sea that bare the uncanny resemblance to horses that walk on land. Their tranquil appearance, healing folklore and adorable cuteness makes seahorses constantly threatened.

Cards and Poker Nights for Environmental Charities?

Green Prophet

The post Cards and Poker Nights for Environmental Charities? People, including celebrities like to gamble. Some hold charity nights and donate all profits to a good cause, like climate change.

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New environmental link

Environmental Economics

Vizala.com looks very useful, especially for your students: Vizala aims to be the internet's most useful database for country, demographic, social, and economic information.  Instead of just providing answers, our robust analytics allow for in-depth analysis and provide a complete picture of your topic of interest. Vizala only uses data from trusted sources and includes links to the original source for maximum transparency.

Environmentally friendly banks

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A financial institution's environmental street cred should also be gauged by its investments and. A really green bank is one that goes way beyond using paper made with recycled content. which industries it loans money to

Environmental Awareness – 10 Interesting Facts about Fungi

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Fungi are some of the best environmental stewards – they play a major part in the process of decompostion by breaking down cellulose compounds and other entities and releasing carbon, nitrogen and other nutrition. Although largely associated with dampness, fungi can be found in every environmental condition on the earth’s surface. Environmental Awareness No other organism in the world is both loved and hated so equally than the kingdom of fungi.

Gina McCarthy: The Role of Environmental Economics in U.S. Environmental Policy

Environmental Economics

Abstract: This Editorial, written by a former United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator under President Barack Obama, is adapted from the author's keynote address on June 25, 2018 at the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Gothenburg, Sweden. It reviews the important history of environmental economics and how it has influenced rulemaking at the EPA.

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Chewing Gum: A Sticky Environmental Issue

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Chewing Gum: A Sticky Environmental Issue. green living Uncategorized chewing gum

Environmental Appreciation – 7 Interesting Facts about Termites

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Environmental Awareness No other insect is loathed by property owners more than the hard-working termites. The bad behavior of those little critters has cast them aside as destructive, annoying and down right pesty. However, termites are actually more friend than foe, and they would be less of an issue if we weatherize our wood, keep moisture at bay, inspect our property often and apply natural termite control.

Beer: The Environmentally Friendlier Vice

Environmental Economics

An environmental-economically defensible reason for my beer consumption:  Beer production is MUCH less energy intensive than marijuana.  

Environmental psychologist creates ready-to-wear “jump” fashion from hemp

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I went to University to study Environmental Psychology and shortly after, I opened my wings and traveled the world for several years with my daughter. . I chose 100% natural and one of the most environmentally friendly and strong fabrics – hemp.

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Free market environmentalism

Environmental Economics

An example of: On fields where cattle graze and wheat grows, a group of conservationists and millionaire donors are stitching together their dreams of an American Serengeti. Acre by acre, they are trying to build a new kind of national park, buying up old ranches to create a grassland reserve where 10,000 bison roam and fences are few.

EPA: Current environmental economics topics

Environmental Economics

From the EPA's environmental economics webpage : Economic analysis plays a central role in informing EPA decision-making. The Agency’s work in this area covers a wide range of topics, focusing on evaluating the economic costs, benefits and impacts of proposed environmental regulations and policies on the national economy.

An interview with an environmental economist

Environmental Economics

What got you interested in environmental economics? As an undergraduate I had an interest in both economics and environmentalism. The field of environmental economics seemed to merge the two interests.  Environmental policy under Reagan's executive order: The role of benefit-cost analysis. 1984.   How did you choose the specialization of environmental economics? I had an interest in both economics and environmentalism.

Scavengers are environmental heroes

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When you hear the term "scavenger", what springs to mind? For many people, it. doesn't stir up a positive reaction, but scavenging plays an important role in. helping reduce impact on the environment

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Job-killing environmental regulations?

Environmental Economics

Paul Krugman considers the impacts of environmental policy and finds that: the macroeconomic impacts are small (even when apparently overestimated). the environmental impacts are large. put weakened environmental protection at the core of their economic proposals, as have Senate Republicans. But does this oil-industry-backed study actually make a serious case for weaker environmental protection as a job-creation strategy?

Environmental Economics takes over AEA Executive Committee

Environmental Economics

OK, that's an exaggeration, but at least an environmental economist is an AEA Executive Committee VP candidate.   *I had the pleasure of being taught Environmental Economics by Maureen during my PhD studies at the University of Maryland.    Congrats Maureen Cropper*!

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Teaching environmental economics with mini-research projects

Environmental Economics

My sophomore level environmental and resource econ course has a research component. Students who don't want to do contingent valuation for their project (aka, the "weirdos") are using experimental data ( Veconlab experiments that we have conducted during the semester) to better understand environmental policy. The students are required to write an abstract suitable for submission to an undergraduate research conference.

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Dangerous Jobs: Inside the World of Environmental Remediation

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Dangerous Jobs: Inside the World of Environmental Remediation, cleaning up the environment is hard work. environmental remediation Dangerous Jobs Environmental Remediation

What do Environmental and Resource Economists Think?

Environmental Economics

 Just a reminder to read John and my article: What do Environmental and Resource Economists Think ?  in the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy. Blatant self-promotion alert.  Right now we're #4 on the Most Read list, but we're not happy until we're #1.   And why wouldn't we be with profound insights like this: political ideology may play a role in how AERE members view the issues

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"The Early History of Environmental Economics"

Environmental Economics

Agnar Sandmo ( Rev Environ Econ Policy 2015 9: 43-63 ): Abstract This article traces the history of economists’ treatment of environmental problems prior to the establishment of environmental economics as a separate field in the 1960s. I argue that the way in which economic theory developed made it increasingly relevant for the study of environmental issues and the design of appropriate economic policies. (

Consensus among AEA members about environmental policy

Environmental Economics

From Consensus Among Economists - An Update : Three of the propositions focus on environmental policy. In contrast to the moderate consensus of disagreement found in the two earlier surveys, the 2011 sample now exhibits a substantial consensus of disagreement with the proposition that reducing the power of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would improve the efficiency of the U.S.

A question about obscure environmental economics journals

Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies. Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy. Does anyone know much about the following journals (in alpha order) beyond my notes? published by Business Perspectives  which is on  Beall's list  [i.e., may be a "fake" journal ]. listed in EconLit. not ranked by RePEc. published by Springer. listed in EconLit. ranked #655 by RePEc.

Veconlab gets (really) environmental

Environmental Economics

So, last weekend I'm looking for an experiment on Veconlab for my introductory environmental economics class to work on while I was at the CNREP conference last week.   Then, last night the Easter bunny delivered my RePEc "New Economics Papers: Environmental Economics" email from Francisco S. I like the emissions permit experiment that illustrates the equivalence of buying or gifting pollution permits.

Environmental Impact Of Contrails

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Contrail is short for condensation trail, a streak of artificial cloud made by jet aircraft engine exhaust; also known as a vapour trail. Contrails aren't just a form of visual pollution to some; they are also thought to have an impact on climate

Environmental Economics: Free market environmentalism and Coase

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk.   The authors, Robin Hahnel and Portland-based Kristen Sheeran, have constructed a convincing case that the key intellectual pillar of free-market environmentalism -- a bit of theoretical economics known as the Coase theorem -- has almost no relevance to how pollution markets would play out in the real world. the Environmental Economics blog.

Environmental Appreciation – 12 Interesting Facts about the Killer Whale

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Environmental Awareness environmental appreciation Sporting its trademark transcendent black and white pattern, the killer whale happens to be one of the most beautiful, awe-worthy toothed whales in the ocean. Their massive size, ravenous diets and striking aesthetics makes them both intimidating and interesting to us humans.

Environmental Economics: Today's description of environmental and.

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. Main | Yikes: "Environmental Substance Abuse" » March 01, 2011 Todays description of environmental and natural resource economics I wrote this in whilst wearing my pajamas: Environmental and natural resource economics is a sub-field of economics that includes elements of public finance, industrial organization, international trade and macroeconomics.

An environmental law prof on Atlas' environmental substance abuse

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. If so, this would suggest that environmental economists need to understand more about environmental law, just as environmental law professors need to understand a bit about environmental economics — and both need to understand something about environmental science. My only point is that there is more to environmental economics than valuation.

Environmental Appreciation – 10 Interesting Facts about Snails

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Environmental Awareness The almost alien-like features of the snail fascinate children all over the world aged 1 to 101. The way they glide unhurried on their journey carrying their houses on their backs inspires calm and tranquility while their translucent slime makes us eww and ahh… 10 Interesting Facts about Snails: Snails are belly footed animals that belong to a group called Mollusks – there are more than 50,00 different species of snails sharing the land and sea.

Environmental Economics: Congratulations Jill!

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. Jill is an environmental economist at Salisbury University and a regular at the SEA/AERE sessions. Search Google Ads Stats View My Stats Rankings Eastern Economic Journal - Blogometrics Top 50 Economics Blogs — Bankling The Palgrave Econolog - Zeitgeist Top 10 Environmental Economics Blogs EconDirectory | Gongol.com Dont believe what theyre saying LAUGHING!

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Dirt bike environmental impact

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Recreational motorbike riding in rural areas, forests, the outback and urban parks presents a multitude of issues that some riders either aren't aware of or choose to. ignore - and the problems are getting worse

More Environmentally Friendly Cars

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For many years, scientists have been warning of the dangers to the environment. from car usage but very little seems to have been done about it. While more. eco-friendly cars have been produced but these have either been very unpractical or hideously expensive. This is starting to change

SESYNC Postdoctoral Socio-Environmental Immersion Program 2015

Environmental Economics

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships that begin June 1, 2015. The new Postdoctoral Socio-Environmental Immersion Program will bring early-career scholars to SESYNC to: undertake individual synthesis projects; participate in workshops led by distinguished natural scientists and social scientists; and enhance their collaborative network, computational skills, and understanding of the science–policy nexus.

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Ranking environmental and resource economics journals

Environmental Economics

Here is the SJR ranking of environmental and resource economics journals with a comparison to RePEc's Recursive Impact Factor  (RIF) rank in the far right hand column: Rank. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics. Environmental and Resource Economics. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies.

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