Ph.D. Economics, University of Michigan, 1986
B.A. Williams College, cum laude, 1979
Areas of Interest
Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change, Ecosystem Services, Environmental Economics, Game Theory, Land Economics, Natural Capital, Natural Resource Economics, Sustainability, Water Economics
APEC 3480 Life, Death, and Economics APEC 5651 Economics of Natural Resource and Environmental Policy APEC 8003 Applied Microeconomic Analysis of Game Theory and Information APEC 8601 Natural Resource Economics APEC 8903-8904 Second Year Paper Seminar GCC 5008 Policy and Science of Global Environmental Change EEB 8200 Sustainability Science Distributed Graduate Seminar FW 8452 Conservation Biology
My research focuses on issues at the intersection of ecology and economics and include the impacts of land use and land management on the provision and value of ecosystem services and natural capital, biodiversity conservation, sustainability, environmental regulation, renewable energy, and common property resources.
Honors and Awards
Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Elected 2010 Fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Elected 2011 Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Elected 2009 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Elected 2007 Publication of Enduring Quality, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Awarded 2012 Distinguished Scientist, Chinese Academy of Sciences, President’s International Fellowship Initiative, 2017