Publications from the Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Department faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2020

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The Economics of Groundwater Governance Institutions Around the Globe, Eric C. Edwards and Todd Guilfoos

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Effectiveness of Public versus Private Ownership: Violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), Guanlong Fu, Pengfei Liu, and Stephen K. Swallow

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WTP for Water Filters and Water Quality Testing Services in Guatemala, Todd Guilfoos, Sarah Hayden, Emi Uchida, and Vinka Oyanedel-Craver

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Estimating Case-Based Learning, Todd Guilfoos and Andreas Duus Pape

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Whatever floats your vote: understanding voter support for public port infrastructure investments, Jarron VanCeylon, Corey Lang, and Austin Becker

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Language effects on bargaining, Michael J. Weir, Catherine M. Ashcraft, Natallia Leuchanka Diessner, Bridie McGreavey, Emily Vogler, and Todd Guilfoos

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Characterizing Heterogeneous Behavior of Non-Point-Source Polluters in a Spatial Game under Alternate Sensing and Incentive Designs, Asim Zia, Shanshan Ding, Kent D. Messer, Haoran Miao, Jordan F. Suter, Jacob R. Fooks, Todd Guilfoos, Simona Trandafir, Emi Uchida, Yushiou Tsai, Scott Merrill, Scott Turnbull, and Christopher Koliba

Submissions from 2019

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Valuation of the External Costs of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: The Critical Importance of Mineral Rights Ownership, Andrew Boslett, Todd Guilfoos, and Corey Lang

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Sustainability and tourism: the effect of the United States’ first offshore wind farm on the vacation rental market, Andrew Carr-Harris and Corey Lang

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Social Learning and Communication with Threshold Uncertainty, Todd Guilfoos, Haoran Miao, Simona Trandafir, and Emi Uchida

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Smart Growth at the Ballot Box: Understanding Voting on Affordable Housing and Land Management Referendums, Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz and Corey Lang

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Identifying Drivers of Genetically Modified Seafood Demand: Evidence from a Choice Experiment, Michael J. Weir and Thomas W. Sproul

Submissions from 2018

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Slow and deliberate cooperation in the commons, Chris Brozyna, Todd Guilfoos, and Stephen Atlas

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Learn to Conserve: The Effects of In-School Energy Education on At-Home Electricity Consumption, Carrie Gill and Corey Lang

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The Economic and Health Effects of the Chemical Spill in the Elk River, Todd Guilfoos, Dalton Kell, Andrew Boslett, and Elaine L. Hill

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Assessing the Efficiency of Local Open Space Provision, Corey Lang

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Incomplete Information and Adverse Impacts of Environmental Cleanup, Corey Lang and Patrick Cavanagh

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How does municipal policy affect state and local actions? Evidence from land conservation spending, Corey Lang, Patrick Prendergast, and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz

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The Individual Determinants of Support for Open Space Bond Referendums, Patrick Prendergast, Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, and Corey Lang

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A multiscale approach to balance trade-offs among dam infrastructure, river restoration, and cost, Samuel G. Roy, Emi Uchida, Simone P. de Souza, Ben Blachly, Emma Fox, Kevin Gardner, Arthur Gold, Jessica Jansujwicz, Sharon Klein, Bridie McGreavy, Weiwei Mo, Sean M.C. Smith, Emily Vogler, Karen Wilson, Joseph Zydlewski, and David Hart

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FindPrimaryPairs: An Efficient Algorithm for Predicting Element-Transferring Reactant/Product Pairs in Metabolic Networks, Jon Lund Steffensen, Keith M. Dufault-Thompson, and Ying Zhang

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Prospect Theory and Tenure Reform: Impacts on Forest Management, Karen A. Sullivan, Emi Uchida, Thomas W. Sproul, and Jintao Xu

Submissions from 2017

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The Cost of Unconventional Gas Extraction: A Hedonic Analysis, Michael S. Delgado, Todd Guilfoos, and Andrew Boslett

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Evaluating the Role of Personality Trait Information in Social Dilemmas, Todd Guilfoos and Kenneth J. Kurtz

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Institutional Repositories and Academic Social Networks: Competition or Complement? A Study of Open Access Policy Compliance vs. ResearchGate Participation, Julia A. Lovett, Andrée J. Rathemacher, Divana Boukari, and Corey Lang

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Optimal Groundwater Extraction under Uncertainty and a Spatial Stock Externality, Nathaniel H. Merrill and Todd Guilfoos

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Bayesian Downscaling Methods for Aggregated Count Data, Clayton P. Michaud and Thomas W. Sproul

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Heterogeneity in loss aversion: evidence from field elicitations, Thomas W. Sproul and Clayton P. Michaud

Submissions from 2016

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Can urban areas help sustain the preservation of open space? Evidence from statewide referenda, Matthew Altonji, Corey Lang, and Gavino Puggioni

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Endowment Effects and Drinking Water Quality, Pamela L. Booth, Todd Guilfoos, and Emi Uchida

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Efficiency of Viable Groundwater Management Policies, Todd Guilfoos, Neha Khanna, and Jeffrey M. Peterson

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Predicting human cooperation in the Prisoner’s Dilemma using case-based decision theory, Todd Guilfoos and Andreas D. Pape

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The Effect of Cost-share Programs on Ground Water Exploitation and Nonpoint-source Pollution under Endogenous Technical Change, C. S. Kim and Todd Guilfoos

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The Effect of Tropical Cyclones on Climate Change Engagement, Corey Lang and John David Ryder

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Rational Expectations Voting in Agent-based Models: An Application to Tax Ceilings, Andreas D. Pape, Todd Guilfoos, Nathan B. Anderson, and Jeffrey Schmidt

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Time Scale and Fractionality in Financial Time Series, Thomas W. Sproul

Submissions from 2015

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The Fishery Performance Indicators: A Management Tool for Triple Bottom Line Outcomes, James L. Anderson, Christopher M. Anderson, Jingjie Chu, Jennifer Meredith, Frank Asche, Gil Sylvia, Martin D. Smith, Dessy Anggraeni, Robert Arthur, Atle Guttormsen, Jessica K. McCluney, Tim Ward, Wisdom Akpalu, Håkan Eggert, Jimely Flores, Matthew A. Freeman, Daniel S. Holland, Gunnar Knapp, Mimako Kobayashi, Sherry Larkin, Kari MacLauchlin, Kurt Schnier, Mark Soboil, Sigbjorn Tveteras, Hirotsugu Uchida, and Diego Valderrama

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Valuation of Expectations: A Hedonic Study of Shale Gas Development and New York's Moratorium, Andrew Boslett, Todd Guilfoos, and Corey Lang

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The Dynamics of House Price Responsiveness and Locational Sorting: Evidence from Air Quality Changes, Corey Lang

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A General Equilibrium Theory of Contracts in Community Supported Agriculture, Thomas W. Sproul and Jaclyn D. Kropp

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The Pricing of Community Supported Agriculture Shares: Evidence from New England, Thomas W. Sproul, Jaclyn D. Kropp, and Kyle D. Barr

Submissions from 2014

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Who Benefits from Environmental Regulation? Evidence from the Clean Air Act Amendments, Antonio Bento, Matthew Freedman, and Corey Lang

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Searching for the determinants of climate change interest, Patrick Cavanagh, Corey Lang, Xinran Li, Haoran Miao, and John David Ryder

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Do Weather Fluctuations Cause People to Seek Information about Climate Change?, Corey Lang

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Are Fulbright Applicants Idealists or Opportunists?, Corey Lang and Carrie Gill

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The Mitigating Effect of Strategic Behavior on the Net Benefits of a Direct Load Control Program, Corey Lang and Edson Okwelum

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The Windy City: Property Value Impacts of Wind Turbines in an Urban Setting, Corey Lang and James J. Opaluch

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Partisan Sorting in the United States, 1972-2012: New Evidence from a Dynamic Analysis, Corey Lang and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz

Submissions from 2013

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Environmental Policy with Collective Waste Disposal, Stephen F. Hamilton, Thomas W. Sproul, David Sunding, and David Zilberman

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Engineering estimates versus impact evaluation of energy efficiency projects: Regression discontinuity evidence from a case study, Corey Lang and Matthew Siler

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Deductibles vs. Coinsurance in Shallow-Loss Crop Insurance, Thomas W. Sproul, David Zilberman, and Joseph C. Cooper

Submissions from 2012

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Targeting maps: An asset-based approach to geographic targeting, Corey Lang, Christopher B. Barrett, and Felix Naschold

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TURFs and Clubs: Empirical Evidence of the Effect of Selfgovernance Korea's Inshore (maul) Fisheries, Emi Uchida, Hirotsugu Uchida, JUNG-SAM LEE, JEONG-GON RYU, and Dae-Young Kim

Submissions from 2011

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The effect of a protected area on the tradeoffs between short-run and long-run benefits from mangrove ecosystems, Catherine G. McNally, Emi Uchida, and Arthur J. Gold

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Mapping Shallow Coastal Ecosystems: A Case Study of a Rhode Island Lagoon, Mark Stolt, Michael Bradley, Jim Turenne, Maggie Payne, Eric Scherer, Giancarlo Cicchetti, Emily Shumchenia, Marisa Guarinello, John W. King, Jon Boothroyd, Bryan Oakley, Carol Thornber, and Pete August

Submissions from 2010

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Fishing Effort Coordination and Revenue Pooling Arrangement in Fishery Comanagement : Evidence from Japan, Hirotsugu Uchida

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Does Self Management in Fisheries Enhance Profitability? Examination of Korea’s Coastal Fisheries, Hirotsugu Uchida, Emi Uchida, Jung-Sam Lee, Jeong-Gon Ryu, and Dae-Young Kim

Submissions from 2009

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Coastal Lagoons and Climate Change: Ecological and Social Ramifications in the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast Ecosystems, Abigail Anthony, Joshua Atwood, Peter V. August, Carrie Byron, J. Stanley Cobb, Cheryl Foster, Crystal Fry, Arthur Gold, Kifle Hagos, Leanna Heffner, D. Q. Kellogg, Kimberly Lellis-Dibble, James J. Opaluch, Candace A. Oviatt, Anna Pfeiffer-Herbert, Nicole Rohr, Leslie Smith, Tiffany Smythe, Judith Swift, and Nathan Vinhateiro

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Heterogeneous Transport Costs and Spatial Sorting in a Model of New Economic Geography, Corey Lang

Submissions from 2008

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Ecosystem Services beyond Valuation, Regulation, and Philanthropy: Integrating Consumer Values into the Economy, Stephen K. Swallow, Elizabeth C. Smith, Emi Uchida, and Christopher M. Anderson

Submissions from 2007

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Are the poor benefiting from China's land conservation program?, Emi Uchida, Jintao Xu, Zhigang Xu, and Scott Rozelle

Submissions from 2006

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A Battle of Taste and Environmental Convictions for Ecolabeled Seafood: A Contingent Ranking Experiment, Robert J. Johnston and Cathy A. Roheim

Submissions from 2005

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Who Are Resource Nonusers and What Can They Tell Us About Nonuse Values? Decomposing User and Nonuser Willingness to Pay for Coastal Wetland Restoration, Robert J. Johnston, James J. Opaluch, Gisele Magnusson, and Marisa J. Mazzotta

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Stochastic frontier analysis of total factor productivity in the offshore oil and gas industry, Shunsuke Managi, James J. Opaluch, Di Jin, and Thomas A. Grigalunas

Submissions from 2004

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Technological change and depletion in offshore oil and gas, Shunsuke Managi, James J. Opaluch, Di Jin, and Thomas A. Grigalunas

Submissions from 2002

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Setting Priorities for Coastal Wetland Restoration: A GIS-based Tool That Combines Expert Assessments and Public Values, James J. Opaluch, Marisa Mazzotta, Gisele Magnuson, and Robert Johnston

Submissions from 2001

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Measuring Consumer Preferences For Ecolabeled Seafood: An International Comparison, Robert J. Johnston, Cathy R. Wessells, Holger Donath, and Frank Asche

Submissions from 1999

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Testing Separability of Japanese Demand for Meat and Fish Within Differential DemandSystems, James Eales and Cathy R. Wessells

Submissions from 1988

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Assessing Liability for Damages under CERCLA: A New Approach for Providing Incentives for Pollution Avoidance, Thomas A. Grigalunas and James J. Opaluch