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Department of Applied Economics

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Department of Applied Economics

Recent Submissions

  • Jaeger, William K. (Springer, 2011-05)
    Recent literature has investigated whether the welfare gains from environmental taxation are larger or smaller in a second-best setting than in a first-best setting. This question has mainly been addressed indirectly, ...
  • Grout, Cyrus; Plantinga, Andrew J.; Jaeger, William K. (Oxford University Press, 2014)
    Land-use regulations are contentious everywhere because of their potential negative effects on private property values. In recent years, “pay or waive” compensation legislation has been passed in a number of U.S. states, ...
  • Lawler, Joshua J.; Lewis, David J.; Nelson, Erik; et al. (National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2014-05-20)
    Providing food, timber, energy, housing, and other goods and services, while maintaining ecosystem functions and biodiversity that underpin their sustainable supply, is one of the great challenges of our time. Understand ...
  • Polasky, Stephen; Lewis, David J.; Plantinga, Andrew J.; Nelson, Erik (National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2014-04-29)
    Many ecosystem services are public goods whose provision depends on the spatial pattern of land use. The pattern of land use is often determined by the decisions of multiple private landowners. Increasing the provision o ...
  • Austin, Daniel; Cross, Robin M.; Hayes, Tamara; Kaye, Jeffrey (Public Library of Science, 2014-02-27)
    Fundamental laws governing human mobility have many important applications such as forecasting and controlling epidemics or optimizing transportation systems. These mobility patterns, studied in the context of out of ho ...