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

PDF

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...

 

Link

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...

 

Link

Online Texts and Conventional Texts: Estimating, Comparing, and Reducing the Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Two Tools of the Trade (with Thomas F. Gattiker and Regis Terpend), Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (2012)

Many universities are endeavoring to understand and reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions—or carbon footprints....

 

The City-Level Effects of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (with Maximilian Auffhammer and Antonio M. Bento), Land Economics (2011)

This paper examines whether the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments caused the decline in ambient...

 

PDF

Measuring the Effects of the Clean Air Act Amendments on Ambient PM10 Concentrations: The Critical Importance of a Spatially Disaggregated Analysis (with Maximilian Auffhammer and Antonio M. Bento), Journal of Environmental Economics & Management (2009)

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

 

Contributions to Books

Link

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)
 

Other

Link

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...

 

Link

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.

...