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    • Essays on water and energy economics 

      Olsen, Skylar
      The preferences and behavior of economic agents is often highly nuanced and heterogenous, having large impacts on the costs and benefits of different methods employed to acheive environmental goals, such as the production ...
    • Essays on Water Resource Economics 

      Brent, Daniel Aaron (2014-02-24)
      A canonical example in economics of the difference between marginal and total value is the diamond-water paradox. The high price of diamonds is derived from their rarity; whereas the price of water is low due to its ...
    • The Impact of Fisheries Reform: Property Rights Markets and the Drivers of Outmigration in Rural Alaska 

      Meredith, Jennifer Murphy
      This dissertation explores the economic effects of management shifts introduced in commercial Alaskan fisheries between 1975 and 2015. The first two chapters use household survey data from rural Alaska to examine the impact ...
    • Three Essays in Fisheries Economics 

      Chen, Yeuan Allen
      The first chapter of this dissertation examines how the sample of catches used by researchers to construct catch expectations proxies is selected by the fisher. We suggest a full information maximum likelihood procedure ...