Workshop Program

June 13
11:30 am – 4:00 pm           Registration for Workshop
12 noon – 1:15 pm             Lunch and Keynote Address, Radley Horton, NASA and Columbia
1:30 pm – 3:10 pm             Selected Paper Session I
3:10 pm – 3:30 pm             Coffee Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm             Panel Discussion “The Future of Climate Change Research: Insights from Researchers, Scientists and Policy Advocates
June 14
8:00 am – 1:30 pm             Registration for Workshop
8:00 am – 9:15 pm             Hot Breakfast and Keynote Address, Steve Polasky, University of Minnesota
9:30 am – 11:10 am           Selected Paper Session II
11:30 am – 12:45 pm         Lunch and Keynote Address, Amy W. Ando, University of Illinois
12:45 pm – 2:25 pm           Selected Paper Session III
2:25 pm – 2:45 pm             Coffee Break
3:45 pm – 4:25 pm             Selected Paper Session IV

Selected Paper Session I  1:30 pm – 3:10 pm, June 13     

Do Payments for Ecosystem Services Change Social Capital? Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Mexico’s Federal Program
Katharine Sims (Amherst College), Jennifer M. Alix-Garcia, Victor Hugo Orozco Olvera, Laura Costica
Modeling the Opportunity Costs of Reducing Legal Deforestation and the Implications for Forest Policy in Mato Grosso, Brazil
Ruben Lubowski (Environmental Defense Fund), Ruohong Cai, Tiago Reis, Marcelo Stabile, Andrea Azevedo
Land management and restoration to offset GHG emissions: A study of potential soil organic carbon changes from land use and management in Italy
Mark Sperow (West Virginia University), Edoardo Costantini
Does it Work to Pay to be Green? Evidence from Brazil's Bolsa Verde Program
Po Yin Wong (NHH Norwegian School of Economics), Torfinn Harding, Karlygash Kuralbayeva, Samantha DeMartino, Andre de Lima, Liana Anderson

Selected Paper Session II  9:30 am – 11:10 am, June 14   

Market-level implications of regulating forest carbon storage and albedo for climate change mitigation
Aapo Rautiainen (Natural Resources Institute Finland), Aapo Rautiainen; Jussi Lintunen; Jussi Uusivuori
Long term climate change effects on the economics of world forests
Alice Favero (Georgia Institute of Technology), Robert Mendelsohn; Brent Sohngen
Symmetric social costs of forest carbon stock change under projected economic and climatic pressures.
Raymundo Marcos-Martinez (CSIRO), Brett A. Bryan, Kurt A. Schwabe, Jeffery D. Connor, Elizabeth A. Law
The Effect of Climate Change and Inter-Species Competition on Rangeland Stocking Decisions
Katherine Lee (University of Idaho, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology), Gregory L. Torell, L. Allen Torell

Selected Paper Session III  12:45 pm – 2:25 pm, June 14 

Using eBird to explore the potential consequences of climate change for the welfare of birders: A recreational site choice approach with climate change and land-use forecasts.
Sonja  Kolstoe (Salisbury University), Trudy Ann, Cameron, Chad, Wilsey
Land Tenure and Property Rights, and Rural Households’ Willingness to Accept Incentives to Invest in Measures to Combat Land Degradation in Nigeria
Adebayo Shittu (Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria), Adebayo Shittu, Lois Akisanya, Adenike Kehinde, Gbemisola Ogunnaike
Perception of Climate Change and Land Allocation Strategy in Mekong Delta of Vietnam 
Ashok Mishra (Arizona State Unviersity), Valerian Pede
How Will Climate Change Affect the Local Valuation of Open Space?
Alex Blanchette (University of Rhode Island), Corey Lang

Selected Paper Session IV  3:45 pm – 4:25 pm, June 14                   

Coastal Land Conservation in the Face of Climate Change: Application of Modern Portfolio Theory to the Coastline of New England
George Voigt (Colby College), Payal Shah, Sahan Dissanayake
Optimal Provision of Forest Carbon Storage and Cost Effectiveness of Incentive Payment Approaches
Amine Ayara (University of Tennessee ), Seong-Hoon Cho, Dayton M. Lambert, Christopher D. Clark, Guangsheng Chen, Daniel J. Hayes
An Empirical Analysis of Climate Change and Land-use Transitions in the Western U.S.
Jianhong Mu (University of Oklahoma), Christopher Mihiar; David J. Lewis; Benjamin Sleeter; John T. Abatzoglou
How does landowner adaptation to climate change affect biodiversity? An empirical analysis of forest management changes on habitat
Yukiko Hashida (Department of Applied Economics, Oregon State University), John Withey, David Lewis