Kathleen Segerson

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This paper discusses both the opportunities for and the challenges associated with integrating economics and ecology in the study of ecosystem services. We distinguish between integration in positive versus normative analysis. There is rapid growth in positive research that combines the two disciplines to provide insight and better understanding of the(More)
Keywords: Behavioral economics Temptation Self-control Time-consistent preferences Energy-efficiency gap Energy efficiency standards Pigovian taxes a b s t r a c t The economic models that prescribe Pigovian taxation as the first-best means of reducing energy-related externalities are typically based on the neoclassical model of rational consumer choice.(More)
Description: The Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads "nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation". Often referred to as the eminent domain or takings clause, economists have made significant contributions to the understanding of both the proper scope of takings and when compensation should be paid. The Economics(More)
Land use and land cover (LULC) patterns play an important role in the establishment and spread of invasive plants. Understanding LULC changes is useful for early detection and management of land-use change to reduce the spread of invasive species. The primary objective of this study is to analyze and predict LULC changes in Connecticut. LULC maps for 1996,(More)
The Agency asked the SAB to consider a number of issues, including whether the Research Strategy adequately characterized the major research gaps in key areas and addressed the issues of greatest scientific uncertainty; whether the research was feasible and likely to generate high quality results in a timely manner; what valuation methodology research(More)
Copyright 2014 by Rong Zhou and Kathleen Segerson. All rights reserved. Readers may make verbatim copies of this document for non-commercial purposes by any means, provided that this copyright notice appears on all such copies. Abstract: This paper considers four alternative policies for controlling harvest within a fishery: (1) individual limits without a(More)
Biodegradation of nonionic surfactants and effects of oxidative pretreatment. Effect of temperature on the growth and development of tomato fruits.Crop BLOCKINprofile BLOCKINfor BLOCKINcorn BLOCKIN(sweet) BLOCKINin BLOCKINFlorida. What have we learned from 15 years of free-air CO 2 enrichment (FACE)? A meta-analytic review of the responses of(More)
The Science Advisory Board (SAB) Ecological Processes and Effects Committee, augmented with additional experts, reviewed the EPA White Paper titled Aquatic Life Criteria for Contaminants of Emerging Concern (" White Paper "). EPA's 1985 Guidelines for Deriving Numerical National Water Quality Criteria for the Protection of Aquatic Organisms and Their Uses(More)
1996: Biodegradation of nonionic surfactants and effects of oxidative pretreatment. What have we learned from 15 years of free-air CO 2 enrichment (FACE)? A meta-analytic review of the responses of photosynthesis, canopy properties and plant production to rising CO 2. 2002: A meta-analysis of elevated [CO 2 ] effects on soybean (Glycine max) physiology,(More)