Wednesday, October 21, 2015,
Dana / 002 Meeting Room

Nathan Chan, Assistant Professor of Economics
The Dollars and Sense of Ballot Propositions: Imputing Environmental Values from Voting Behavior
Environmental valuation techniques seek to compute dollar values for environmental goods and services. Such analysis helps place environmental amenities on equal footing with business concerns and aids decision-makers faced with public policy tradeoffs. Historically, environmental valuation has played a critical role in efforts to curb pollution and conserve ecosystems.


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