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Juha V. Siikamäki
Associate Research Director and Senior Fellow
202-328-5157
juha@rff.org
RESEARCH TOPICS
 
AWARDS
 
Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation, Doctoral Fellowship, 1999-2000.
 
The Academy of Finland, Doctoral Fellowship, 1997-1999.
 
Emil Aaltonen Foundation, Doctoral Fellowship, 1996.
 
University of Helsinki, Agricultural Economics and Policy, Best Masters Thesis, December 1995.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
Senior Fellow, Resources For the Future, Washington, DC., 2014 to present
 
Associate Research Director, Resources For the Future, Washington, DC., 2012 to present
 
Fellow, Resources For the Future, Washington, DC., 2004 to 2014
 
Senior Economist, Triangle Economics Research, Durham, NC., 2002 to 2004
 
Graduate Research Assistant, Assistant Project Manager, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, 2001 to 2002
 
Visiting Researcher, Agricultural Economics Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland, 1998 to 2000
 
Visiting Lecturer, Environmental Economics, Department of Agricultural Economics and Policy, University of Helsinki, Finland, 1999 to 2000 (Spring semesters)
 
Researcher, Agricultural Economics Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland, 1994 to 1996
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
 
Discussant, Session Chair, Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Bremen, Germany, June 24-26 2005.
 
Discussant, Association of Environmental and Resources Economists Workshop 2005: Natural Resources at Risk, Grand Teton, Wyoming, June 12-14, 2005.
 
Discussant, U.S. EPA Valuation of Ecological Benefits: Improving the Science Behind Policy Decisions, a STAR Progress Review Workshop, Washington, DC., October 26-27, 2004.
 
Discussant, NSF funded bio-complexity workshop "Linking Economic and Ecological Models for Environmental Policy Analysis: Challenges and Research Strategies", Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 17-19, 2005.
 
Visiting lecturer, George Mason University, April 2005.
 
Member, Expert Group in Sustainable Development and Biodiversity, Ministry of Environment, Helsinki, Finland, 2000-2001.
 
PUBLIC SERVICE
Treasurer, Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (AERE), April 2009- 
 
Reviewer of journal manuscripts
• Conservation Biology
• Ecological Economics
• Environmental and Resource Economics
• Forest Science
• Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
• Journal of Forestry
• Journal of Forest Economics
• Journal of Water and Soil Conservation
• Land Economics
• Environment, Development and Sustainability
• Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment
Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), a forest certification organization, a resource committee member 2008-2011, carbon and biofuels standard writing team member 2008-2009.
Featured Publications
Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prioritizing Policies
Blackman, A., R. Epanchin-Niell, J. Siikamaki, and D. Velez-Lopez
Washington DC: Environment for Sustainability RFF Press | 2014
 
Systematic Conservation
Juha Siikamaki
Keynote address, Environment for Development Initiave Seventh Annual Conference | Environment for Development Initiave (University of Gothenburg, University of Cape Town) | Cape Town, South Africa | October 27, 2013
 
Evaluating Global Potential for REDD Programs to Protect Biodiversity
Juha Siikamaki and Stephen C. Newbold
AERE 2nd Annual Summer Conference Asheville | Association for Enviromental and Resource Economists | Asheville, North Carolina | June 4, 2012
 
Energy efficiency behavior: The role of information, purchase cost, and individual discount rates
Richard Newell and Juha Siikamaki
AERE 2nd Annual Summer Conference Asheville | Association for Enviromental and Resource Economists | Asheville, North Carolina | June 4, 2012
 
Blue Carbon: Coastal Ecosystems, Their Carbon Storage, and Potential for Reducing Emissions
Juha Siikamaki, James N. Sanchirico, Sunny Jardine, David McLaughlin, and Daniel Morris
Environment | November/December 2013
 
Finding Sensitivity to Scope in Nonmarket Valuation
Juha V. Siikamaki and Douglas M. Larson
Journal of Applied Econometrics | forthcoming
 
Nudging Energy Efficiency Behavior: The Role of Information Labels
Richard G. Newell and Juha Siikamaki
Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) Annual Meeting | Association of Environmental and Resource Economists | San Diego, CA | January 5, 2013
 
Global economic potential for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from mangrove loss
Juha Siikamaki, James Sanchirico, and Sunny Jardine
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences | In press
 
Potential Biodiversity Benefits from International Programs to Reduce Carbon Emissions from Deforestation
Juha Siikamaki and Stephen C. Newbold
Ambio | 2012 | Vol. 41, Supplement 1 | pp.78-89
 
Contributions of the U.S. State Park System to Nature Recreation
Juha Siikamaki
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences | August 2011 | Vol. 108 | pp. 14031-14036
 
Factors Driving Post-Reform Forest Land Markets in China
Juha Siikamaki, Yongjie Ji, Jintao Xu
Environment for Development Initiave Seventh Annual Conference | Environment for Development Initiave (University of Gothenburg, University of Cape Town) | Cape Town, South Africa | October 26, 2013
 
State Parks: Assessing Their Benefits
Juha V. Siikamäki
Resources | 2012 (179)
 
The State of the Great Outdoors: America's Parks, Public Lands, and Recreation Resources
Margaret A. Walls, Sarah R Darley, Juha V. Siikamäki
RFF Report | September 2009
 
Prioritizing conservation activities using reserve site selection and population viability analysis with an application to Pacific salmon
Stephen Newbold and Juha Siikamaki
Ecological Applications | October 2009 | Vol. 19, No.7 | pp. 1774-1790
 
Discrete Choice Survey Experiments: A Comparison Using Flexible Methods.
Juha Siikamaki and David Layton
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management | 2007 | Vol. 53 | pp. 127-139
 
Biodiversity: What it Means, How it Works, and What the Current Issues Are
Juha V. Siikamäki
Resources | Spring 2008 (168)
 
Payments for Ecosystem Services Programs: Predicting Landowners' Enrollment and Opportunity Cost Using a Beta-Binomial Model
David F. Layton and Juha Siikamaki
Environmental and Resource Economics | November 2009 | Vol. 44, No.3 | pp. 415-439
 
Climate Change and U.S. Agriculture: Examining the Connections
Juha Siikamaki
Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development | July/August 2008 | Vol. 50, No. 4 | pp. 36-49.
 
Valuing Benefits from Ecosystem Improvements using Stated Preference Methods: An Example from Reducing Acidification in the Adirondacks Park
David A. Evans, H. Spencer Banzhaf, Dallas Burtraw, Alan Krupnick and Juha Siikamaki
Saving Biological Diversity: Balancing Protection of Endangered species and Ecosystems | Robert A. Askins, Glenn D. Dreyer, Gerald R. Visgilio | New York: Springer | 2008
 
Forests, Biodiversity and Avoided Deforestation in Latin America
Roger A. Sedjo and Juha Siikamaki
Latin American Development Priorities – Costs and Benefit | Edited by Bjorn Lomborg | NY: Cambridge University Press | 2010
 
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NEWS
US shale producers need to woo communities
Monday, December 09, 2013
Interfax
Giant Pandas at Risk from New Chinese Forestry Policies
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Scientific American
Restoring Mangroves May Prove Cheap Way to Cool Climate
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Scientific American
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