Assistant Professor

A147 Russell Labs
1630 Linden Drive
Madison, WI  53706


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Forest economics and risk management


Degree Institution Major Field
B.A. Queen's University Economics (honors)
M.S. University of Victoria Economics
Ph.D. University of Victoria Economics

Professional Experience

Institution Title Specialization Years
Canadian Forest Service Forest Economist   2012-2013

Society/Professional Memberships

Canadian Economics Association, Canadian Agricultural Economics Association, Western Forest

Selected Publications

Economics of Co-firing Coal and Biomass: An Application to Western Canada (2015)
With G.C. van Kooten. Energy Economics. 48: 7-17.

Economic Consequences of Increased Bioenergy Demand (2014)
With G.C. van Kooten. Forestry Chronicle. 90(5): 67-73.

Global Impacts of Russian Log Export Restrictions and the Canada–U.S. Lumber Dispute: Modeling Trade in Logs and Lumber (2014)
With G.C. van Kooten. Forest Policy and Economics. 39: 54-66.

Economics of Forest Carbon Sequestration (2014)
With G.C. van Kooten and Z. Xu. Chapter 11 in Handbook of Forest Resource Economics. NY, USA: Routledge.

Wind versus Nuclear Options for Generating Electricity in a Carbon Constrained World: Strategizing in an Energy Rich Economy (2013)
With G.C. van Kooten and L. Wong. American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 95(2): 505-511.

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