The annual meeting of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) will be held at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada from June 6-8, 2013. AEDE will have a strong presence at the gathering with a number of faculty and students participating.
Brian Roe and Elena Irwin are among a number of researchers who will examine the connections between land use, public policy, water quality and climate change in the Maumee River watershed. More information on this four-year project may be found at http://ohioseagrant.osu.edu/maumeebay
Elena Irwin received a new competitive grants award from the National Science Foundation to develop new spatial dynamic models of urbanization and land use change. The two-year research project is joint with Yong Chen, former AEDE graduate student and now assistant professor at Oregon State University, and Ciriyam Jayaprakash, Professor of Physics, Ohio State University.
PhD candidate Doug Wrenn presented "Heterogeneous Effects of Regulation: A Nonparametric Model of Residential Land Development" at Camp Resources, August 7-9 at Wrightsville Beach, NC. Camp Resources is an annual workshop, organized by NC State University and the EPA, which focuses on environmental economics issues.