Economic Valuation of River Restoration: An Analysis of the Valuation Literature and its Uses in Decision Making

Wed, Mar 7, 12:00 pm
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126 Barnard Hall
Speaker Name: 
Dr. John Loomis
Colorado State University
Agricultural and Resource Economics

Dr. John Loomis is a Professor of Environmental Economics at Colorado State University. He performs research on the economic valuation of non-marketed natural resources such as rivers, recreational fisheries, public lands, endangered species, water quality, and forest fire management. His research methods include the use of surveys, and involve techniques such as the travel cost, contingent valuation and hedonic property methods. He has worked extensively with state and federal agencies throughout the U.S., and with colleagues in Chile, China, Spain and Vietnam. He has authored over 250 journal articles and four books and is a Fellow of both the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. 

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