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John Whitehead
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Posted 14 hours ago at Environmental Economics
Three of Professor Wilen's students (including current and former editors of MRE) introduce the paper like this: Throughout his career, James E. (Jim) Wilen has had a remarkable influence on the development of resource and fisheries economics through his path-breaking research contributions, influence on fisheries policy, and outstanding legacy as... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Environmental Economics
Let the demogoguery begin: Proponents of a market-oriented plan to fight climate change by taxing greenhouse gas emissions and giving the revenue to American taxpayers are starting a campaign to run advertisements as early as this fall and introduce legislation in Congress as early as next year. The plan’s supporters... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Environmental Economics
Joe Aldy: Since the Reagan administration, federal agencies have been required to produce cost-benefit analyses of their major regulations. These assessments are designed to ensure that regulators are pursuing actions that make society better off. In my experience working on the White House economic team in the Clinton and Obama... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Environmental Economics
From the University of Wisconsin Press blog: When Daniel W. Bromley assumed the editorship of Land Economics in 1974, the journal had just celebrated fifty years of continuous publication. Bromley is the Anderson-Bascom Professor (Emeritus) of Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and recipient of the 2011 Reimar Lüst... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Environmental Economics
Nevertheless, from Retraction Watch: A former Harvard economist and co-founder of a massive repository of free papers in social sciences has been accused of reusing similar material over multiple papers. The three papers share the same title. According to an investigation by one of the journals, two papers by Michael... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2018 at Environmental Economics
I was asked to review the paper mid-April and got a reminder in mid-May that the review was due in a week. This is not good: Dear [journal editor], I have just now completed the review of this paper and went to manuscript central to submit it and got the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at Environmental Economics
Me: This review has risen to the top of my review pile. I should have it completed within a week. That would be about 1 month after I agreed to the request and only about a week after the 3 week deadline that I foolishly agreed to. Did you know... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Environmental Economics
Via Conferences and workshops in environmental, energy, and natural resource economics Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics New York, NY May 17-18, 2018 Submissions: closed NBER Summer Institute – Environmental & Energy Economics Cambridge, MA July 23-24, 2018 Submissions: closed (invite only) Camp Resources XXV... Continue reading
Reblogged May 23, 2018 at Environmental Economics
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FB18-032 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: May 17, 2018 CONTACT:, Sustainable Fisheries, 727-824-5305 Request for Comments: Limited Opening of Recreational and Commercial Red Snapper Fishery in South Atlantic Federal Waters KEY MESSAGE: NOAA Fisheries requests comments on a proposed rule for Amendment 43 to the Fishery Management Plan for the... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2018 at Environmental Economics
Robert Pindyck and James Stock at The Hill: The “social cost of carbon” (SCC) is the dollar value of the future climate damages from emitting an additional ton of carbon dioxide. During the Georgia W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations, the SCC was used in regulatory cost-benefit analysis. The SCC... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at Environmental Economics
NEW: A group of eight Republican senators send a letter to the @USTradeRep, @SecretaryPerry and @SecretaryRoss calling for utility-scale #solar panels to be exempted from the #TrumpTariffs. — Solar Industry (@SEIA) May 11, 2018 Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at Environmental Economics
R. J. Rhodes, J. C. Whitehead, T. I. J. Smith and M. R. Denson Published online: 11 May 2018 Abstract: Recreational saltwater anglers from the mid-Atlantic through the Gulf of Mexico commonly target red drum. Due to concerns about overharvesting within South Carolina coupled with regional management actions, South... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at Environmental Economics
We’ll know the smart economists at Georg Mason U are liberated from Koch influences when they can endorse pricing carbon. — Adele C. Morris, Ph.D. (@AdeleCMorris) May 2, 2018 Alternative post titles: When free market environmentalism meets a global public good Actually, this isn't the biggest problem for George... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Environmental Economics
I recently considered the problem of how to rank multidisciplinary journals along with economics journals. I used the SJR. From Wikipedia: SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Environmental Economics
From the website: The Department of Economics and the Center for Economic Research & Policy Analysis at Appalachian State University will hold the 2018 Appalachian Experimental and Environmental Economics Workshop on April 27-28, 2018 at the BRAHM in Blowing Rock NC. This workshop is part of a regular series of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at Environmental Economics
From last Fall semester: Appalachian State University seniors Alaina Doyle and Anthony Santelle traveled to Campbell University November 4 to present their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS). SNCURCS provides undergraduate scholars in all fields an annual forum to share the results of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at Environmental Economics
Call for Papers Marine Resource Economics Special Issue on Attribute Non-Attendance in Choice Experiments of Marine Ecosystem Goods and Services Special Issue Editors: Daniel K. Lew and John C. Whitehead Stated preference discrete choice experiments (DCE) are increasingly being used by researchers seeking to understand consumer preferences and values in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at Environmental Economics
In case you ever wondered why people might vote against their economic self interest (In Brexit, Economic Reality Competes With Nostalgia for Bygone Days): There aren’t a lot of fishermen left in this town in North East England, once home to one of the largest fleet of trawlers in Britain.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at Environmental Economics
Larry Kudlow doesn't have an economics degree. So, if he wasn't the National Economic Council guy, i.e., restricting eligibility for that job by requiring a graduate degree in economics, would that reduce the chances for good public policy outcomes? What does it mean if you disagree like most people on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2018 at Environmental Economics
My sophomore level environmental and resource econ course has a research component. The students are required to write an abstract suitable for submission to an undergraduate research conference. Most of the students are estimating Turnbull willingness to pay using dichotomous choice data from published papers employing regional case studies. As... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2018 at Environmental Economics