Current institutional frameworks often do not allocate water to its highest value uses. Research at RFF informs the design of policies to allocate water for agricultural, industrial, residential, and ecosystem uses.
Working Paper — Apr 18, 2019
What is a Fish Out of Water? The Economics Behind the Joint Management of Water Resources and Aquatic Species in the United States
This paper reviews the economics literature on management problems involving linked water resources and aquatic species.
Report — Mar 27, 2019
Facing the Nation’s Water Challenges: Results from Resources for the Future’s Roundtable Series
This report follows a series of stakeholder forums held across the country with water experts, spotlighting the nation’s challenges and concerns about managing water resources.
Journal Article — Jul 10, 2018