Dr. Scott Lowe is an Associate Professor with the Department of Economics. In 2006,
he earned his Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Management from the University of
California, Santa Barbara. His teaching activities have included instructing courses on
“Environmental and Natural Resource Economics” and “The Economics of Global Climate
Change”. Dr. Lowe has published in such journals as the Southern Journal of
Entrepreneurship, Cityscape, and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.
He has also served as a referee for Resource and Energy Economics, Perspectives on
Economic Education Research, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and Water
Management. Dr. Lowe recently presented at the University of Idaho Water Resources
Seminar, the American Water Resources Association Meetings, and the American Economic
History Association. 

Articles

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Electronic Textbooks: Antecedents of Students’ Adoption and Learning Outcomes (with Regis Terpend and Thomas F. Gattiker), Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (2014)

Faculty and students are increasingly faced with the opportunity to use electronic versions of textbooks...

 

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Long-Term Impacts of Major Water Storage Facilities on Agriculture and the Natural Environment: Evidence from Idaho (U.S.) (with Zeynep K. Hansen and Wenchao Xu), Ecological Economics (2014)

This paper investigates the long-term impacts of water storage infrastructure (dams) on agriculture and the...

 

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An Analysis of Irrigated Agricultural Outcomes under the Prior Appropriation Doctrine: Hypotheses and Applications (with W. Xu and S. Zhang), Applied Economics (2014)

This article measures irrigated agricultural outcomes under the prior appropriation doctrine by developing a model...

 

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The Determinants of Credit Allocations in a Market-Based Trading System: Evidence from the RECLAIM Program (with Antonio M. Bento and Emeric Henry), The Review of Regional Studies (2013)

This paper examines the determinants of emission credit allocations under the Regional Clean Air Incentives...

 

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Can E-Textbooks Help Save the Planet? It Depends on You (with Thomas F. Gattiker), The Chronicle of Higher Education (2012)

Electronic textbooks, often lauded as a cheaper alternative to hard copies, may also seem like...

 

Contributions to Books

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Climate Variability and Water Infrastructure: Historical Experience in the Western United States (with Zeynep K. Hansen and Gary D. Libecap), The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present (2011)

Greater historical perspective is needed to enlighten current debate about future human responses to higher...

 

The Economic Value of a Predator: Yellowstone Trout (with Joe Kerkvliet and Clifford Nowell), Greater Yellowstone Predators: Ecology and Conservation in a Changing Landscape (1995)
 

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Measuring the Effects of Environmental Regulations: The Critical Importance of a Spatially Disaggregated Analysis (with Maximilian Auffhammer and Antonio M. Bento), Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UCB (2007)

We examine the effects of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) on ambient concentrations...

 

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ARE Update Volume 8, Number 5 (with Hoy Carman, Olga Senise Barrio, Maximilian Auffhammer, Antonio Bento, Sandra Gonzalez , Rachael E. Goodhue, Peter Berck, and Richard E. Howitt), Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics (2005)

Olive Oil: A 'Rediscovered' California Crop.

Forming Coalitions for Cleaner Air?

George Judge Turns 80.

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