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Jan 27, 2024

Spencer Banzhaf Joins Resources Radio Podcast

Banzhaf discusses the development of the economic definition of value, the early influence of agricultural economists in government, the origins of Resources for the Future and its contributions to the field, and how the field may evolve moving forward. 

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Dec 18, 2023

Spencer Banzhaf Unveils New Book: Pricing the Priceless

Banzhaf offers the first book-length study of the history of modern environmental economics, revealing the unexpected role economists played in crafting tools for environmental preservation. 

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Oct 16, 2023

Thinking Like an Entrepreneur: How Environmental Entrepreneurship Solves Resource Conflicts

What does thinking like an entrepreneur entail? This question was at the heart of the Environmental Entrepreneurship workshop hosted by the Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy. 


Apr 3, 2023

CEnREP Spotlight: Boris Zhukov

Economics Alumnus and former CEnREP affiliate Boris Zhukov‚Äôs start-up LetYouKnow uses artificial intelligence (AI) to simplify the car buying experience. 

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Feb 6, 2023

ARE Welcomes New Faculty Members

We are excited to announce the addition of two new faculty members, Professor Spencer Banzhaf and Assistant Professor Edeoba Edobor. 

Energy-producing windmills rise up behind soy bean fields, harnessing electrical power from Pasquotank County wind.

Jan 3, 2021

Emissions, Transmission, and the Environmental Value of Renewable Energy

A recent study shows that high energy demand can cause congestion which limits the environmental benefit of the wind energy. 

Jan 3, 2021

Benefits of Renewable Energy Vary From Place to Place

The work can help target renewable energy investments where they can do the most good. 

Oct 26, 2020

Student Spotlight: Daniyar Zhumadilov

Daniyar is a graduate student in the Economics program who has taken advantage of the resources available through his affiliation with CENrEp to build his network and grow as a presenter. 

Sep 3, 2020

Climate Change and Outdoor Recreation

Roger von Haefen explains how a changing climate can impact recreational fishing behavior. 

Jun 10, 2020

How Do You Determine Demand for Water Quality Improvements when Monetary Resources are Scarce?

New research in the field of water, sanitation and hygiene analyzes the willingness to pay for in-home water filtration in rural northern Ghana.