Timothy Fitzgerald, Assistant Professor, Montana State University, will use this stipend to support research on the energy/environmental tradeoffs associated with natural gas fracking.
Junjie Zhang, an Assistant Professor in the School of International Relations & Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego, will use this stipend to support research on agglomeration effects of wind power development in China.
Kevin Tsui, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Clemson University, will use this stipend to support research on how the spread of residential air conditioning since the middle of the twentieth century has changed the relationship between weather and health in the United States.
James M. Sallee, an Assistant Professor in the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago, will use this stipend to support research on the effects of a Canadian tax and subsidy “feebate” program aimed at improving vehicle fuel economy.
C. Josh Donlan, III, a PhD graduate of Cornell University in ecology and evolutionary biology and a Visiting Fellow at Cornell University, will use his stipend to conduct research on biodiversity offsets as a tool in managing fisheries by-catch.
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, of the Department of Economics at the University of Colorado and the economics faculty of the Yale School of Management, is the recipient of the second annual Krutilla Research Award. He will use his stipend for study of the interaction between institutional mechanisms for decentralized water resource management and water pollution in Brazil.
Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Montana/Missoula, is the recipient of the first annual Krutilla Research Award. She will use her stipend for study of the mechanisms behind the observed negative effect of inequality on deforestation in Mexico.