Water Resource Economics

Mar 18, 2020  |  Water Resource Economics

Agricultural Change in Wake County, NC: Climate and Development

Watch the presentation here on YouTube!

Feb 24, 2020

Adapting Ag to a Changing Climate (Franklin County, NC)

See Eric's presentation.

Dec 4, 2018

New Study Discusses “An Illiquid Market in the Desert”

In northern Chile’s Antofagasta Desert, perhaps the driest region in the world, water allocation is contentious. In a study that comes out this month, we examine how markets for water rights have been regulated via trade restrictions to protect environmental and cultural amenities.

Nov 14, 2018

NCCE Conference 2018: Worskshop for Farm Business Economics

Agricultural and Resource Economics area experts gave a presentation on business economics on November 14th, 2018 at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Conference.

Oct 31, 2018

Groundwater depletion, contracting costs, and the determinants of successful collective action

What can transaction costs teach us about collective action and the future of California’s groundwater management? Read this new article in the Global Water Forum by ARE faculty member Eric Edwards.

Oct 10, 2018

Collective Management of Shared Water Resource is Easier Said than Done

"History shows how daunting it is to get a group of people to agree on how to manage a common-pool resource like groundwater," says CEnREP affiliate Eric Edwards, Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State.

Oct 9, 2018

Today’s Nobel Prize and North Carolina Agriculture

William Nordhaus won the Nobel prize in economics for work on the economics of climate change. Edwards and Sutherland discuss the work of Nordhaus in the context of agriculture in North Carolina.

Oct 1, 2018

Coal Ash after Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence has caused significant impacts across North Carolina. As the flood waters begin to recede, breaches and flooding at some coal ash waste ponds have North Carolinians concerned about potential environmental and health effects.

Sep 25, 2018

What’s the Value of Lost Recreation Days from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill?

Roger von Haefen, co-authored a paper recently published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management titled “Estimating the Value of Lost Recreation Days from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.”

Sep 6, 2018

Land Ownership and Irrigation on American Indian Reservations

In CEnREP Working Paper No. 18-017, we examine how agricultural development, and especially irrigation, is affected by the institutions governing land on American Indian reservations.