John Tilton and RFF: A Case of Mutual Admiration
A review of the collaboration between John Tilton and Resources for the Future
In recognition of a special issue of Mineral Economics, honoring John Tilton on his 80th birthday, I review the many collaborative activities between John and my own institution (Resources for the Future or RFF). Most notable in our joint relationship was the publication of numerous books, monographs, and articles co-authored by John alone as well as co-authored or co-edited, frequently with RFF’s Hans Landsberg. Many of these publications, I would argue, have achieved top ranking in the field of mineral economics. To illustrate one of the numerous RFF-Tilton joint research interests, I cite the emerging concern with externalities.
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Resources Radio — Dec 5, 2023
Creating an Equitable Urban Park System, with Norma García-González and Catherine Nagel
Norma García-González and Catherine Nagel discuss the social, environmental, and economic value of parks; the park system in Los Angeles County; and how data tools and community engagement can help urban park systems improve equity.
In Focus — Nov 30, 2023
In Focus: Carbon Markets and Carbon Dioxide Removal
This video shares insights about the risks of integrating carbon dioxide removal into carbon markets, with Massimo Tavoni, director of the RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment.
Common Resources — Nov 30, 2023
Examining the Compatibility of Carbon Markets with Carbon Dioxide Removal
The combination of carbon markets and carbon dioxide removal technologies that are financed by governments could exacerbate economic inequality. Proactive policymaking can help mitigate this risk.