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Workplace:Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, University of Delaware, (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2015

  1. Consumer Preferences for Oysters
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. How Will Offshore Energy Production Affect Delaware Beach Visitation?
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2012

  1. Cost Effective Conservation Planning: Twenty Lessons from Economics
    Working Papers, University of Delaware, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Maximizing Benefits for Women: A Charitable Donation Allocation Problem
    Working Papers, University of Delaware, Department of Economics Downloads

2011

  1. Applying Optimization to the Conservation Project Selection Process: A Case Study of Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Identifying Significant Characteristics of Organic Milk Consumers: A CART Analysis of an Artefactual Field Experiment
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2013)

2010

  1. Context effects in a negative externality experiment
    Working Papers, University of Delaware, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Foreword: Special Issue on Experimental Methods in Environmental, Natural Resource and Agricultural Economics
    Working Papers, University of Alaska Anchorage, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review (2010)
  3. Integrating Optimization and Strategic Conservation to Achieve Higher Efficiencies in Land Protection
    Working Papers, University of Delaware, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. Maximizing Conservation and In-Kind Cost Share: Applying Goal Programming to Forest Protection
    Working Papers, University of Delaware, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Forest Economics (2012)

2009

  1. The Nature of Voluntary Public Good Contributions: When are They a Warm Glow or a Helping Hand?
    Working Papers, Research Institute, International University of Japan Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review (2010)

2008

  1. Applying Optimization and the Analytic Hierarchy Process to Enhance Agricultural Preservation Strategies in the State of Delaware
    Working Papers, University of Delaware, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review (2010)
  2. Do rBST-Free and Organic Milk Stigmatize Conventionally Produced Milk?
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  3. EXPIRATION DATES AND STIGMA: WHY DON’T WE OBSERVE HEDONIC MARKETS FOR PERISHABLE PRODUCTS?
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  4. Social Preferences and Voting: An Exploration Using a Novel Preference Revealing Mechanism
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2010)
  5. The Value of Private Risk Versus the Value of Public Risk: An Experimental Analysis of the Johannesson et al. Conjecture
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads

2006

  1. ANOMALIES IN VOTING: AN EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS USING A NEW, DEMAND REVEALING (RANDOM PRICE VOTING) MECHANISM
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. ECOSYSTEM VALUES AND SURFACE WATER PROTECTION: BASIC RESEARCH ON THE CONTINGENT VALUATION METHOD
    Research Bulletins, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads
  3. Exploring Voting Anomalies Using a Demand Revealing Random Price Voting Mechanism
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (10)
  4. L'économie expérimentale pour l'analyse de modifications au système centralisé de vente du quota laitier au Québec
    CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO Downloads
  5. Voluntary Funding for Generic Advertising Using a Provision Point Mechanism: An Experimental Analysis of Option Assurance
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Agricultural Economics (2007)

2005

  1. Context and Voluntary Contributions: An Experimental Analysis of Communication, Voting, and Status Quo Bias
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Optimal Institutional Mechanisms for Funding Generic Advertising: An Experimental Analysis
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Research Bulletins, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2005)

2004

  1. PURE ALTRUISM AND THE VALUATION OF RISK: AN EXPERIMENTAL TEST OF THE JOHANNESSON ET AL. CONJECTURE
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. Status Quo Bias and Voluntary Contributions: Can Lab Experiments Parallel Real World Outcomes for Generic Advertising?
    Research Bulletins, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) (2004) Downloads View citations (3)

Undated

  1. Adverse Selection in Conservation Auctions: Theoretical and Experimental Results
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Behavioural responses to science-based eco-labelling: gold, silver, or bronze
    Applied Economics, 2018, 50, (39), 4250-4263 Downloads
  2. Measuring Stigma: The Behavioral Implications of Disgust
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2018, 70, (1), 131-146 Downloads
  3. Sustaining our Natural Resources in the Face of Increasing Societal Demands on Agriculture: Directions for Future Research
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2018, 40, (1), 38-59 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. When Cleaning Too Much Pollution Can Be a Bad Thing: A Field Experiment of Consumer Demand for Oysters
    Ecological Economics, 2018, 146, (C), 686-695 Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Consumer Preferences for Oyster Attributes: Field Experiments on Brand, Locality, and Growing Method
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2017, 46, (02), 315-337 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Consumer preferences before and after a food safety scare: An experimental analysis of the 2010 egg recall
    Food Policy, 2017, 66, (C), 25-34 Downloads
  3. Continuous attribute values in a simulation environment: Offshore energy production and Mid-Atlantic beach visitation
    Energy Policy, 2017, 110, (C), 288-302 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Heterogeneous Preferences for Oysters: Evidence from Field Experiments
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2017, 46, (02), 296-314 Downloads
  5. Labeling Food Processes: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2017, 39, (3), 407-427 Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Maximizing benefits in project selection: a hybrid approach
    Applied Economics, 2017, 49, (40), 4071-4082 Downloads
  7. Nudging charitable giving: Three field experiments
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2017, 66, (C), 137-149 Downloads View citations (2)
  8. The Effect of Information on Discriminatory-Price and Uniform-Price Reverse Auction Efficiency: An Experimental Economics Study of the Purchase of Ecosystem Services
    Strategic Behavior and the Environment, 2017, 7, (1-2), 41-71 Downloads
  9. Tourist Viewshed Externalities and Wind Energy Production
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2017, 46, (02), 224-241 Downloads
  10. Understanding and Overcoming the Barriers for Cost-effective Conservation
    Ecological Economics, 2017, 138, (C), 139-144 Downloads View citations (1)
  11. When Does Public Information Undermine the Efficiency of Reverse Auctions for the Purchase of Ecosystem Services?
    Ecological Economics, 2017, 134, (C), 212-226 Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Conserving Spatially Explicit Benefits in Ecosystem Service Markets: Experimental Tests of Network Bonuses and Spatial Targeting
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2016, 98, (2), 468-488 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Military Readiness and Environmental Protection through Cost-effective Land Conservation
    Land Economics, 2016, 92, (3), 433-449 Downloads
  3. Multiple-Knapsack Optimization in Land Conservation: Results from the First Cost-effective Conservation Program in the United States
    Land Economics, 2016, 92, (1), 117-130 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Stigma mitigation and the importance of redundant treatments
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 2016, 54, (C), 44-52 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. The Effects of Climate Change Information on Charitable Giving for Water Quality Protection: A Field Experiment
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2016, 45, (02), 319-337 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. Choice for goods under threat of destruction
    Economics Letters, 2015, 135, (C), 137-140 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Consumer demand for local honey
    Applied Economics, 2015, 47, (41), 4377-4394 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Dynamic Entry, Reverse Auctions, and the Purchase of Environmental Services
    Land Economics, 2015, 91, (1), 57-75 Downloads View citations (6)

2014

  1. Measuring and Mitigating HIV Stigma: A Framed Field Experiment
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2014, 62, (4), 701 - 726 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Prioritizing payment for environmental services: Using nonmarket benefits and costs for optimal selection
    Ecological Economics, 2014, 105, (C), 319-329 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Strategic entry and externalities in groundwater resources: Evidence from the lab
    Resource and Energy Economics, 2014, 38, (C), 181-197 Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Adverse Selection in Reverse Auctions for Ecosystem Services
    Land Economics, 2013, 89, (3) Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Context Effects in a Negatively Framed Social Dilemma Experiment
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2013, 55, (3), 387-405 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Identifying significant characteristics of organic milk consumers: a CART analysis of an artefactual field experiment
    Applied Economics, 2013, 45, (21), 3110-3121 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. Incentive Effects of Parents’ Transfers to Children: An Artefactual Field Experiment
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2013, 13, (1), 73-106 Downloads
  5. Testing Social Preferences for an Economic “Bad”: An Artefactual Field Experiment
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2013, 115, (1), 27-61 Downloads View citations (4)
  6. The value of private versus public risk and pure altruism: an experimental economics test
    Applied Economics, 2013, 45, (9), 1089-1097 Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. Behavior in a Spatially Explicit Groundwater Resource: Evidence from the Lab
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2012, 94, (5), 1094-1112 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Maximizing conservation and in-kind cost share: Applying Goal Programming to forest protection
    Journal of Forest Economics, 2012, 18, (3), 207-217 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. An experimental test of automatic mitigation of wholesale electricity prices
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2011, 29, (1), 46-53 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Can generic advertising alleviate consumer concerns over food scares?
    Applied Economics, 2011, 43, (12), 1535-1549 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Do Consumer Responses to Media Food Safety Information Last?
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2011, 33, (3), 363-383 Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2011, 33, (3), 363-383 (2011) Downloads View citations (11)

2010

  1. Applying Optimization and the Analytic Hierarchy Process to Enhance Agricultural Preservation Strategies in the State of Delaware
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2010, 39, (3), 15 Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2010, 39, (03), 442-456 (2010) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. FOREWORD: Special Issue on Experimental Methods in Environmental, Natural Resource, and Agricultural Economics
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2010, 39, (2), 4 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Matching Grants and Charitable Giving: Why People Sometimes Provide a Helping Hand to Fund Environmental Goods
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2010, 39, (2), 20 Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2010, 39, (02), 324-343 (2010) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Working Paper (2009)
  4. Protecting endangered species: When are shoot-on-sight policies the only viable option to stop poaching?
    Ecological Economics, 2010, 69, (12), 2334-2340 Downloads View citations (6)
  5. Social preferences and voting: An exploration using a novel preference revealing mechanism
    Journal of Public Economics, 2010, 94, (3-4), 308-317 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  6. Special Issue on Experimental Methods in Environmental, Natural Resource, and Agricultural Economics
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2010, 39, (02), iii-vi Downloads

2009

  1. AJAE Appendix: “Does Production Labeling Stigmatize Conventional Milk?”
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics APPENDICES, 2009, 91, (4), 10 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Does Production Labeling Stigmatize Conventional Milk?
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 91, (4), 1097-1109 Downloads View citations (25)
  3. Which Consumers Are Most Responsive to Media-Induced Food Scares?
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2009, 38, (03), 295-310 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2009, 38, (3), 16 (2009) Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. AJAE Appendix: The Problem of Free Riding in Voluntary Generic Advertising: Parallelism and Possible Solutions from the Lab
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics APPENDICES, 2008, 90, (2), 13 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. An Experimental Analysis of Modifications to the Centralized Milk Quota Exchange System in Quebec
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2008, 56, (3), 295-312 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Problem of Free Riding in Voluntary Generic Advertising: Parallelism and Possible Solutions from the Lab
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2008, 90, (2), 540-552 Downloads View citations (8)

2007

  1. New hope for the voluntary contributions mechanism: The effects of context
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (9), 1783-1799 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Voluntary Funding for Generic Advertising Using a Provision Point Mechanism: An Experimental Analysis of Option Assurance
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2007, 29, (3), 612-631 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Review of Agricultural Economics, 2007, 29, (3), 612-631 (2007) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Can Stigma Explain Large Property Value Losses? The Psychology and Economics of Superfund
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2006, 33, (3), 299-324 Downloads View citations (27)

2005

  1. Optimal Institutional Mechanisms for Funding Generic Advertising: An Experimental Analysis
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 87, (4), 1046-1060 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
 
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