• Economic efficiency of US 2007 heavy-duty diesel emission standards: a lifecycle-based approach 

        Author(s):Anderson, Aaron
        Date Issued:2010
        Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
        A new method of evaluating vehicle emission standards is developed and applied to US 2007 heavy-duty diesel emission standards. The method is closely related to lifecycle analyses because it relies on the calculation of ...
      • Economic benefits of bird control in U.S. cherry production, The 

        Author(s):Elser, Julie
        Date Issued:2013
        Format:born digital; masters theses
        Bird damage is a common and costly problem for fruit producers, who try to limit damage by using control techniques. This analysis used a survey presented to producers in five states to estimate the damage sustained to ...
      • Three essays on invasive species management and risk 

        Author(s):Chomphosy, William Haden
        Date Issued:2018
        Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
        Invasive alien species (IAS) threaten global biodiversity, ecological services, and economic welfare. Over the past several decades, these growing consequences have seen broader analysis of the determinants and consequences ...
      • Economic essays on wildlife-aircraft conflict in the United States 

        Author(s):Navin, Jordan
        Date Issued:2019
        Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
        Wildlife-aircraft conflict poses a substantial economic and safety threat in the United States (US). Dolbeer, Wright, Weller, Anderson, and Begier (2014) estimates direct costs related to wildlife strikes burdened the US ...
      • Three essays on disease, development, and intervention 

        Author(s):Hatch, Brody
        Date Issued:2017
        Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
        The effect of health on development is well documented in the literature. Generally, variables like life expectancy and infant mortality are used as proxies for overall health. These variables encompass all potential causes ...
      • Evaluating the efficiency of conservation efforts: a frontier regression approach 

        Author(s):Keenan, Andrew
        Date Issued:2012
        Format:born digital; masters theses
        Conservation efforts in the United Kingdom began in 1949 with the Nature Conservancy Act. The goals of this legislation were to preserve natural areas and areas inhabited by threatened and endangered species, as well as ...