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 Expert  713940

Expert in Natural Resource Damage Assessment, Damage Appraisal, Environmental Valuation, etc.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Maine (ME)
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Summary of Expertise:

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For the past 30 years, Expert's research and teaching has revolved around the cost-benefit analysis of environmental policies, including water resource development projects. He has published a number of articles in scholarly journals and edited volumes dealing with various aspects of the methodology and application of cost-benefit analysis. He has served on committees and panels of the Science Advisory Board of the US Environmental Protection Agency reviewing and advising on cost-benefit analyses and regulatory impact analyses.

Expert has served as an advisor or consultant on several natural resource damage assessment suits brought by agencies of the federal and state governments. Much of his work has been devoted to the development of models and techniques for estimating the welfare effects of environmental changes such as the benefits of controlling pollution and the damages to natural resources due to releases of chemicals into the environment.


environmental economic analysis


cost-benefit analysis


natural resource damage assessment


damage assessment

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Manchester, New Hampshire;  Nashua, New Hampshire;  Lynn, Massachusetts;  Lawrence, Massachusetts;  Haverhill, Massachusetts;  and Portland, Maine.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1965   PhD   Economics   University of Washington  
1964   MA   Economics   University of Washington  
1957   AB   Economics   Cornell University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1993 to




William D. Shipman Professor of Economics


1975 to 1993




Professor of Economics


1984 to 1985




Director of Environmental Studies Program


1970 to 1975




Associate Professor of Economics


1965 to 1970




Assistant Professor of Economics


1963 to 1964


University of Washington


Research Associate and Predoctoral Associate


Career Accomplishments:

He is a member of the American Economics Association, Association Environmental & Resource Economists, and the American Association Advancement of Science.

Professional Appointments

He is on the editorial board for Land economics.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 6 books on environmental and resource economics; 40 articles in peer reviewed journals, and more than 40 chapters contributed to other books.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Resources for the Future  
 - Southern Economic Journal  
 - Marine Resource Economics  
 - Measuring the Full Social Costs and Benefits of Transportation  
 - Public Policies for Environmental Protection  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1995 to 1997   National Ocanic and Atmospheric Administration   Consultant   Consultant on methods for natural resource damage assessment
1989 to 1991   Department of Justice   Consultant   Consultant on Estimating Damages from Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Natural resource damage expert for consulting on BP oil spill.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  

Additional Skills and Services:

He has given the following seminars; Environmental Economics, for Phillipine Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources and Methods of Environmental Valuation, for Environmental Economics Program for South East Asia.


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