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 Expert  716695

Expert in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Re-Licensing Decisions, Natural Resource Appraisal, etc.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Colorado (CO)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has expertise in performing cost-benefit analyses that compares marketed and non-marketed resources for issues surrounding fisheries, timber, water, and wildlife. The results of his studies have been used for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission re-licensing decisions.

cost-benefit analysis


environmental economic analysis

Expert designed surveys to estimate the value of our natural resources. These surveys were designed to elicit the willingness of the public to pay for the protection of natural resources such as wetlands, fisheries, endangered species, and outdoor recreation.

non-market valuation

Expert teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in environmental economics and water resource economics and research methods. He provides research services to numerous federal agencies, including the President's Commission on America's Outdoors, the USDA Soil Conservation Service, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and for the Resource Assessment Commission of the Australian Commonwealth Government. Expert has conducted tests of the reliability and validity of the contingent valuation method. He has compared the economic value of public land forage for wildlife and livestock. He has also studied the bioeconomic effects of timber harvesting on recreational and commercial fishing.

land management


natural resource damage assessment


natural resources valuation

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado;  Aurora, Colorado;  Fort Collins, Colorado;  Arvada, Colorado;  Westminster, Colorado;  Boulder, Colorado;  Greeley, Colorado;  Longmont, Colorado;  Loveland, Colorado;  and Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1983   PhD   Economics   Colorado State University  
1977   MA   Economics   California State University, Northridge  
1975   BA   Economics   California State University, Northridge  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1993 to


(Undisclosed University)


Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics




1985 to 1993


University of California, Davis


Division of Environmental Studies & Department of Agricultural Economics


Associate Professor


1980 to 1985


U.S. Department of Interior


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Habitat Evaluation Procedures Group




1977 to 1980


Bureau of Land Management


Moab District Office


Regional Economist


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is on the Board of Directors of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. He is an Editorial Council Member of both the Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. He is also a member of the American Economics Association and the American and Western Agricultural Economics Association. Expert won a Wall Street Journal award in 1973 and a Quality Performance Award from the US Fish and Wildlife Service in 1985. He is the author of the book Integrated Public Lands Management and has written over 70 journal articles.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Ecological Economics  
 - International Journal of Wildlife Fire  
 - New York, NY: Columbia University Press  
 - Policy Studies Journal  

Consulting Services:
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