2019 PERC Fellows

Senior Fellow

Sheila Olmstead
University of Texas at Austin
Research Topic: Floods, Shifting Risk Perceptions, and Property Prices

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Julian Simon Fellows

Prashant Bharadwaj
University of California – San Diego
Research Topic: Climate, migration, and labor market opportunities

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James Griffin
Texas A&M University
Research Topic: The efficiency implications of trading in the Edwards Aquifer

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Peter Kareiva
University of California – Los Angeles 

Research Topic:The Cost of Caution For Species in Peril from Climate Change: Rexamining Assumptions About Invasive Species and Species Purity

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Dean Lueck
Indiana University
Research Topic: Legal Rules, economic selection and wildlife conservation

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Frank Wolak
Stanford University
Research Topic: Market power and incentive-based capacity payment mechanisms

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Lone Mountain Fellows

Josh Abbott
Arizona State University
Research Topic: Post-transitional effects of rationalization on the crew share system and remuneration in the Alaskan crab fishery

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Judson Boomhower
University of California – San Diego
Research Topic: Moral Hazard, Wildfires, and the Economic Incidence of Natural Disasters

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Karen Clay
Carnegie Mellon University
Research Topic: How do U.S. Power Plants Respond to Environmental Regulations? Evidence from 1938-1999

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Eric Edwards
North Carolina State University
Research Topic: The Enduring Legacy of Colonial Land Allocation: Early 20th-Century Agriculture in Argentina and the United States

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Sarah Johnston
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Research Topic: Policy Uncertainty and investment in wind energy

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Bas van der Vossen
Chapman University
Research Topic: How to Leave Enough and As Good of the Environment

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Daniel Willard
Environmental Defense Fund
Research Topic: The evolution of recreational fishing rights in the Gulf of Mexico

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Impact Fellows

Ben Foster
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Research Topic: Using financial instruments to address landowner risks associated with migratory wildlife species in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

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Bryan Leonard
Arizona State University
Research Topic: Ungulate migration and private land ownership in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

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Whitney Tilt
Conservation BenchMarks

 

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Jonathan Wood
Pacific Legal Foundation

 

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Graduate Fellows

Perry Ferrell
West Virginia University
Research Topic: “Knowledge is Powder: Risk Taking Behavior, Forecasting Services and Information Sharing in Natural Hazard Management.”

 

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Henry Holmes
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Research Topic: “Rethinking WOTUS in the Context of Wetlands: State-Level Regulation and Grassroots Conservation in the Prairie Pothole Region.”

 

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Andres Mendez Ruiz
University of Texas at Austin
Research Topic: Coase on Fire: Natural Gas Flaring Abatement Technology Adoption and its Regulation in North Dakota

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Casey Rozowski
North Carolina State University
Research Topic: Pollution and Mortality: Estimating damages using pollutant specific abatement technologies

 

 

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