Brandon Scarborough

Research Fellow

Brandon Scarborough is a research fellow at PERC currently focused on the use of water markets in the West to restore stream flows for wildlife, fish and other environmental amenities. He is just completing another project on carbon sequestration and the efficacy of using forest management to address climate change. His other interests include the interactions between natural resources and institutional quality, climate change, and how economic prosperity affects individuals= demands for environmental quality.

Brandon is a native of North Carolina where he earned bachelor's degrees in business and biology at Appalachian State University. He also holds a master's degree in applied economics from Montana State University. He lives in Bozeman where he enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, and all of the surrounding mountains, preferably with snow on them.

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