Environmental economics Reading List

Acemoglu, Daron, Philippe Aghion, Leonardo Bursztyn, and David Hemous (2012). “The Environment and Directed Technical Change.” AER.

Aldy and Stavins 2012 EDE: Problems and Promise of Pricing Carbon

Andam et al. (2010) “Protected Areas Reduced Poverty in Costa Rica and Thailand” PNAS

Angelsen (2010) “Policies for Reduced Deforestation” PNAS

Appelbaum (2011) “As US Agencies put more value on a life, businesses fret” NYT

Arrow, K., M. Cropper, C. Gollier, B. Groom, G. Heal, R. Newell, W. Nordhaus, R. Pindyck, W. Pizer, P. Portney, T. Sterner, R. S. J. Tol, and M. Weitzman. (2013.) Determining benefits and costs for future generations. Science 26 July 2013: 349-350.

Arrow, Kenneth, Partha Dasgupta, Lawrence Boulder, Gretchen Daily, Paul Ehrlich, Geoffrey Heal, Simon Levin, Karl-Göran Mäler, Stephen Schneider, David Starrett, & Brian Walker. (2004). Are we consuming too much? Journal of Economic Perspectives 18(3): 147-172.

Bennear, Lori and Sheila Olmstead http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0095069608000399

Berck and Bentley (1997) “Hotelling’s Theory, Enhancement, and Redwood National Park” AJAE

Berry, Thomas (1999) The Great Work. Chapter 12: The Extractive Economy

Birol, E., Karousakis, K., and Koundouru, P., 2006. Using economic valuation techniques to inform water resources management: A survey and critical appraisal of available techniques and an application. Science of the Total Environment 365, 105-122.

Casey, Rick (2010) “Neoclassical Economic Paradigm & the Environment”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFF4-9Jf6fg

Coase (1960) “The Problem of Social Cost” Journal of Law and Economics

Costello et al. (2008) “Can Catch Shares Prevent Fisheries Collapse?” Science

Covert, Thomas and Michael Greenstone, and Christopher R. Knittel Will We Ever Stop Using Fossil Fuels? Journal of Economic Perspectives—Volume 30, Number 1—Winter 2016—Pages 117–138

Cudney-Bueno & Basurto (2009) “Robustness of Community-Based Fisheries” PLoS One

Currie et al. 2009: “Does Pollution Increase School Absences?” REStat

Davis (2008) “The Effect of Driving Restrictions on Air Quality in Mexico City” JPE Discussion

De Groot, R.S., Wilson, M.A., and Boumans, R.M.J., 2002. A typology for the classification, description and valuation of ecosystem functions, goods and services. Ecological Economics 41, 493-408.

Depres et al. (2008) “Contracting for Environmental Property Rights: Case of Vittel” Economica

Dietz, T., Ostrom, E., and Stern, P. C. (2003). The Struggle to Govern the Commons. Science, 302(5652):1907–1912.

Ederington et al. (2005) “Footlose and Pollution Free” REStat

Ferraro, Paul J., and Michael K. Price. “Using nonpecuniary strategies to influence behavior: evidence from a large-scale field experiment.” Review of Economics and Statistics 95.1 (2013): 64-73.

Fullerton and Karney “Does Env Protection Hurt Low Income Families?”

Fullerton and Stavins (1998) “How Economists See the Environment”, Nature

Gamper-Rabindram (2006) “NAFTA and the Environment: What Can the Data Tell?” EDCC

Gamper-Rabindran and Timmins (2011) “Hazardous Waste Cleanup and Environmental Justice” AER

Grainger and Kolstad (2010): Who Pays a Price on Carbon? ERE

Hansen, J. et al. (2016). Ice melt, sea level rise and superstorms: evidence from paleoclimate data, climate modeling, and modern observations that 2◦C global warming could be dangerous. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(6):3761–3812.

Hardin (1968), Tragedy of the Commons

Hayek (1945), Use of Knowledge

Jessoe and Rapson “Knowledge is (Less) Power: Experimental Evidence from Residential Energy Use” AER

Kelman (1981) “Cost-Benefit Analysis: An Ethical Critique”+replies AEI Journal

Kiel and Zabel (2001) “Estimating the Econ. Benefits of Cleaning up Superfund Sites” JREFE

Krugman, PAUL (2010) Building a Green Economy, NY Times, April 7, 2010

Krupnick (2010) “Toward a New National Energy Policy” RFF

Max-Neef, Manfred. (1995). Economic growth and quality of life: a threshold hypothesis. Ecological Economics 15: 115-118.

McGartland, Al (2013). “Thirty Years of Economics at the Environmental Protection Agency” ARER.

Morello-Frosch and Jesdale (2006) “Separate and Unequal” EHP

Nordhaus (1992) “Lethal Model II: The Limits to Growth Revised” Brookings.

Olen, Beau  and JunJie Wu and Christian Langpap (2016) Irrigation Decisions for Major West Coast Crops: Water Scarcity and Climatic Determinants

Pagiola, S., Arcenas, A., and Platais, G., 2005. Can payments for environmental services help to reduce poverty? An exploration of the issues and evidence to date from latin america. World Development 33, 237-253.

Palmer and Paul (2015) “Complying with EPA’s Clean Power Plan” Resources

Pastor et al. (2001) “Toxic Facilities, Minority Move-in and Envl. Justice” J. Urban Affairs

Pollan, Michael (2008) “Farmer in Chief” NYTimes

Richardson et al. (2015) “Head Start: Most States on Track to Meet Clean Power Plan” Elect J.

Rubin et al. (1991) “A Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Northern Spotted Owl” JF

Schrope (2010) “What’s the Catch?” Nature News

Shabman, L. and Stephenson, K., 1996. Environmental Policy Reform: A Taxonomy of Economists’ Perspectives. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 28(01), pp.117-125.

Solow (1991) “Sustainability: An Economist’s Perspective” Lecture at Woods Hole

Spector, Michael (2008)  Bigfoot, New Yorker 25 Feb 2008

Weitzman, Martin (1974). “Prices vs Quantities.” RESTUD.

Weitzman, Martin L. (2011) Fat-Tailed Uncertainty in the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change

Zwickl, Ash and Boyce “Mapping Environmental Injustice” (Dollars and Sense 2015)


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