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Leonard A. Shabman
Resident Scholar
202-328-5139
shabman@rff.org
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PROFILE
 
After three decades on the faculty at Virginia Tech, Leonard Shabman joined RFF in 2002 as a resident scholar. His special interest is in expanding the contributions of economic analysis to the formation of water and related land resource policy. Shabman’s present research is focused on development of evaluation protocols for large-scale ecosystem restoration projects, with special focus on the Everglades and Coastal Louisiana. 
Featured Publications
Pricing Flood Insurance: How and Why the NFIP Differs from a Private Insurance Company
Carolyn Kousky, Leonard A. Shabman
RFF Discussion Paper 14-37 | October 2014
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Richard D. Morgenstern, Leonard A. Shabman, Yusuke Kuwayama , Roger A. Sedjo
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
A New Era of Disaster Aid? Reflections on the Sandy Supplemental
Carolyn Kousky, Leonard A. Shabman
Issue Brief 13-05 | December 2013
 
Catalysts for Conservation: Exploring Behavioral Science Insights for Natural Resource Investments
P. Lynn Scarlett, James W. Boyd, Anna Brittain, Leonard A. Shabman, Timothy J. Brennan
RFF Report | September 2013
 
Florida Ranchlands: An Experiment in Paying for Environmental Services: An Interview with Leonard Shabman
Leonard A. Shabman
Resources | 2013 (184)
 
Inside RFF: A Look at What's Happening
Leonard A. Shabman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, James N. Sanchirico, P. Lynn Scarlett
Resources | 2013 (184)
 
Moving from Concept to Implementation: The Emergence of the Northern Everglades Payment for Environmental Services Program
Leonard A. Shabman, Sarah Lynch
RFF Discussion Paper 13-27 | August 2013
 
Whither Markets for Environmental Regulation?
Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Margaret A. Walls, Leonard A. Shabman
Resources | 2013 (183)
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Kenneth J. Arrow, Sheila M. Olmstead, Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Margaret A. Walls, Leonard A. Shabman, P. Lynn Scarlett, Ian W.H. Parry, Molly K. Macauley, Roberton C. Williams III, Richard D. Morgenstern, Karen L. Palmer, Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, James W. Boyd, Carolyn Fischer
Resources | 2013 (183)
 
Resources Magazine: 183
Phil Sharp, Dallas Burtraw, Maureen L. Cropper, Joel Darmstadter, Arthur G. Fraas, Kristin Hayes, Leonard A. Shabman, Margaret A. Walls
Resources | 2013 (183)
 
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REPORTS
Catalysts for Conservation: Exploring Behavioral Science Insights for Natural Resource Investments
P. Lynn Scarlett, James W. Boyd, Anna Brittain, Leonard A. Shabman, Timothy J. Brennan
RFF Report | September 2013
 
Rising to the Challenge: Integrating Social Science into NSF Environmental Observatories
Shalini Vajjhala, Alan J. Krupnick, Eleanor B McCormick, Morgan Grove, Patricia McDowell, Charles Redman, Leonard A. Shabman, Mitchell Small
RFF Report | September 2007
 
Review and Analysis of in-lieu Fee Mitigation in the CWA Section 404 Permit Program
P. Scodari and L. Shabman
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources | November 2000
 
Nitrogen Allowance Trading for Point Sources in the Connecticut Region of the Long Island Sound Watershed
L. Shabman, K. Stephenson, and J. Tripp
Water Environment Research Federation | WERF Project 97-IRM-5B | 2000
 
Effluent Allowance Trading: A New Approach to Watershed Management
K. Stephenson and L. Shabman
Virginia Water Resources Research Center | Water Science Reporter | Fall 1996
 
Perspective on Chesapeake Bay: Market-Based Strategies for Chesapeake Bay Policy and Management —A Literature Synthesis
K. Stephenson, W. Kerns, and L. Shabman
Chesapeake Research Consortium, Inc. | Publication No. 152 | May 1996
 
Watershed-based Wetlands Planning: A Case Study
D. White and L. Shabman
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources | IWR Report 95-WMB-8 | December 1995
 
National Wetland Mitigation Banking Study: Commercial Wetland Mitigation Credit Markets —Theory and Practice
P. Scodari, L. Shabman, and D. White
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources | IWR Report 95-WMB-7 | November 1995
 
Virginia's Blue Crab Pot Fishery: The Issues and the Concerns
L. Shabman and A. Rhodes
Virginia Sea Grant Publication # 94-09 | February 1994
 
Expanding Opportunities for Successful Wetlands Mitigation: The Private Market Alternative
L. Shabman, D. King, and P. Scodari
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources | IWR Report 94-WNB-3 | January 1994
 
Environmental Activities in Corps of Engineers Water Resources Programs: Charting a New Direction
Leonard A. Shabman
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources | IWR Report 93-PS-1 | November 1993
 
Development of Procedures for Improved Resolution of Conflicts Related to Interjurisdictional Water Transfer
W. Cox and L. Shabman
Virginia Water Resources Research Center | Bulletin 145 | September 1985
 
A Proposal for Improved Management of Interjurisdictional Water Transfer
W. Cox and L. Shabman
Virginia Water Resources Research Center | Special Report #19 | September 1985
 
Institutional Issues Affecting Water Supply Development
W. Cox and L. Shabman
Virginia Water Resources Research Center | Technical Bulletin 138 | March 1983
 
Transportation of Agricultural Products: The Impacts of Navigation Charges
J. Binkley, L. Shabman, J. Havlicek, W. Luppold, R. Stillman, W. Spilka, and D. Kenyon
Virginia Water Resources Research Center | Technical Bulletin 121 | October 1979
 
Expanded Water Supply Alternatives for Southeastern Virginia
W. Anderson, W. Cox and L. Shabman
Virginia Water Resources Research Center | Special Report No. 2 | April 1978
 
User Charges for Inland Waterways: A Review of Issues in Policy and Economic Impact
Leonard A. Shabman
Virginia Water Resources Research Center | Technical Bulletin 91 | May 1976
 
  
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