- Human Dimensions — Watershed Management — Research (modeling/geospatial analysis/monitoring)
- Human Dimensions — Water Quality Policy and Management — Federal policy and strategies
Education / Outreach Target Audience
- Bachelors students
- Masters / PhD students
His teaching and research activities address the benefit-cost analysis of environmental improvements; methods for valuing non-market goods; improved institutions for protecting, managing, and using environmental resources; and the economics of ecological resources.Recent research projects include estimating the demands for water quality improvements in Michigan\'s lakes and rivers; evaluating improved institutions and methods for ecosystem restoration; assessing the economic values of coastal wetlands; estimating willingness to pay for municipal water and wastewater services; and evaluating the economic alternatives for controlling hazardous wastes and toxic residues.