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Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Big BP news at Environmental Economics
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According to a collection of studies, drummers are super smart, due to a variety of factors relating to being in the rhythm section. The news comes courtesy of Polymic, who have compiled a series of reports from Oxford and Harvard universities to name a few. What they found was that... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Environmental Economics
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships to begin between May 1 and October 1, 2016. The SESYNC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program brings early-career scholars to SESYNC to: undertake individual research projects, participate in the Socio-Environmental Immersion Program, which immerses scholars in... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 29, 2015 at Environmental Economics
An interesting read on the emotional fragility of college students today. I probably would've used a different phrase than 'Buck up,' but the point is well-taken. Faculty at the meetings noted that students’ emotional fragility has become a serious problem when in comes to grading. Some said they had grown... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2015 at Environmental Economics
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Posted Sep 28, 2015 at Environmental Economics
That surprises me.
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Back in 2004, Rob Hicks, Doug Lipton and I finished up a project for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to estimate the benefits of oyster reef restoration in the Chesapeake Bay. In the final report, we concluded: Based on the mail survey, we conservatively estimate the non-use value of a ten... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2015 at Environmental Economics
Martin Winterkorn resigned as chief executive of Volkswagen Wednesday, taking responsibility for an emissions cheating scandal that has gravely damaged the carmaker’s reputation and may spread to the German economy. β€œAs C.E.O. I accept responsibility for the irregularities that have been found in diesel engines,” Mr. Winterkorn, who had headed... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 23, 2015 at Environmental Economics
I have no idea if the title has anything to do with what follows, but I was trying to tie together the death of one America's wittiest baseball players (Yogi Berra) with the visit of the non-economist environmental Pope to the U.S. Why would I want to tie these two... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 23, 2015 at Environmental Economics
"Let's be clear about this, our company [Volkwagen] was dishonest with the [Environmental Protection Agency], and the California air resources board, and with all of you," Horn 9head of VOlkswagen U.S.A.] said. "In my German words, we have totally screwed up." via Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 22, 2015 at Environmental Economics
I know I used to have a policy against talking politics on this blog, but times change, I change, and if I can change, and you can change, everybody can change! Donald Trump doesn't believe the scientific consensus on climate change (it's just weather changes) and he doesn't believe the... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 18, 2015 at Environmental Economics
The Hair's stance on climate change: β€œI consider climate change to be not one our big problems. I consider it to be not a big problem at all,” said [Presidential Candidate Donald] Trump. β€œI think it’s weather. I think it’s weather changes. It could be some man-made something, but you... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2015 at Environmental Economics
While I'm bragging about the successes of PhD advisees, Matt Interis (PhD, 2009) is profiled on the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association website. Matt is the grand pubah of the Land, Water and Environment section of the AAEA. ...and yet he failed to mention the outstanding advise he received while... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2015 at Environmental Economics
A PhD advisee of mine (and now Assistant Professor of Development Economics at Colgate University), Dr. Carolina Castilla*, got some nice coverage today from the World Bank blogs: A nice paper by Carolina Castilla in the May AER gives us some insight into trust and reciprocity between spouses in India... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 16, 2015 at Environmental Economics
Marco Lambertini, director general of WWF International said: β€˜In the space of a single generation, human activity has severely damaged the ocean by catching fish faster than they can reproduce while also destroying their nurseries. β€˜Profound changes are needed to ensure abundant ocean life for future generations. β€˜We are in... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 16, 2015 at Environmental Economics
Does the guilt of being late affect the direction of the decision?
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For 25 years, methodical research by scientists has investigated the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 on Alaskan communities and ecosystems. A new study released today into the effects of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska shows that embryonic salmon and herring exposed to very... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 10, 2015 at Environmental Economics
Was Syria's civil war sparked by climate change? Some think so. HT: David Zetland via FB Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2015 at Environmental Economics
Stated Preference Methods are useful tools aimed at assessing the social welfare impacts of public and private policies and play a key role in applied economic research. The workshop develops step by step stated preference models that are used for the economic assessment of policy initiatives. The course will follow... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 4, 2015 at Environmental Economics
I think we need a 'Papers I wish I had written' category: Nuance is revered in higher education. That’s especially true in sociology, where scholars spend their lives digging into the fine grain of human social behavior, often finding even finer grain underneath. Which is why it came as such... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 2, 2015 at Environmental Economics
Haters gonna hate. BTW #16 is J.T. Barrett. Likely starting QB in 2016 (if not 2015). Just sayin'.
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This summer’s Lake Erie algae bloom is almost certain to be the worst on record, warn the scientists who study the lake. via Here is what I said to a group of local environmental professionals about Lake Erie Harmful Algal Blooms last year: We’ve heard a lot today about... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 26, 2015 at Environmental Economics
Serious economists bore me. I prefer the funny ones.
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Hey, I was just quoting the professor. Any peurility is on the reader.
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