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Mark Smith

Professor

Faculty Mark Smith 2014

Activities & Interests

Research Interests

  • Water Resources: water markets, alternative transfer mechanisms (ATMs), instream flow protection.
  • Climate Change: market mechanisms; climate change and water management.

Projects

  • CC Alumni Climate Forums:
    • San Francisco – Sept. 2017
    • New York – Feb. 2018
    • Washington, D.C.- April 2018
  • The Economics of International Climate Policy at COP-23, Bonn, Germany (EC385)
  • Climate Change and Colorado River Management (EC255)
  • Lake Powell Field Trip '99
  • Animas La Plata Student Project
  • Glen Canyon Dam Student Project

Regular Classes

  • EC 108 – Water Resources Management
  • EC201 – Economic Theory I
  • EC243 – Environmental Economics
  • EC255 – The Economics of Climate Change (field course)
  • EC385 – The Industrial Revolution in England (taught in England)
  • The Economics of International Climate Policy (with participation at the UNFCCC COP).
  • EC 499 - Senior Thesis

Education

    • A.B., Harvard, 1979 (Economics)
    • M.S., Duke University, 1986 (Water Resource Systems)
    • Ph.D. Duke University, 1987 (Resource Economics)
    • Research Scholar and Project Manager, Water Resources Project, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria 1994-96
    • Fulbright-Schuman EU Affairs Scholar - Brussels, Belgium, 2009