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EDUCATIONNorthwestern University (Evanston, IL), Ph.D., Economics, 1998.Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY), A.B., cum laude, Economics, 1991.RESEARCH EXPERIENCEUniversity of Southern Denmark (Esbjerg, Denmark) Professor WSR, 2011-University of Copenhagen (Copenhagen, Denmark) Visiting Scholar 2009-2010University of Hawaii, Manoa (Honolulu, HI) Affiliate Graduate Faculty, 2004-present; Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Spring and Summer, 2004; Spring, 2005; Visiting Research Associate, Summer 2003; Visiting Research Associate, Water Resources Research Center, Summer 2002. Research Associate, UH Economic Research Organization, 1998.Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), Editorial Assistant, 1996; Research Assistant, 1996.GRANTS AND AWARDSPREISM Cooperative Agreement, ERS/USDA, FY 2003-2006, $200,000. Co-PI with James Roumasset. Sea Grant, University of HI, Manoa (NOAA), FY 2003-2005, $67,000. Co-PI with James Roumasset.CPC (Central Pennsylvania Consortium) Mellon Grant, FY 2007, $6000.Gettysburg College (Gettysburg, PA), Research and Professional Development Grants (2006, 2004); Johnson Center for Creative Teaching Fellowship (2002)Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), 1992-3, University FellowshipVassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY) 1991, Phi Beta Kappa, Departmental Honors, Economics Omicron Delta Epsilon TEACHING EXPERIENCEUniversity of Southern Denmark (Esbjerg, Denmark) Professor WSR, 2011-Danish Institute for Study Abroad (Copenhagen, DK) Visiting faculty, 2009-2010.Gettysburg College (Gettysburg, PA), Associate Professor, 2006-present; Assistant Professor, 2000-2006.University of Hawaii, Manoa (Honolulu, HI) Affiliate Graduate Faculty, 2004-presentVassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY), Visiting Assistant Professor, 1997 & 1999-2000Hawaii Preparatory Academy (Kamuela, HI), Instructor, 1998, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), Instructor, 1996; Teaching Assistant, 1993-95REFEREED PUBLICATIONS Spatial economic analysis of early detection and rapid response strategies for an invasive species. (2010) Resource Energy Econ. doi: 10.1016/j.reseneeco.2010.04.007 Co-authored with Kimberly Burnett.Beyond the Lamppost: Optimal Prevention and Control of the Brown Treesnake in Hawaii (2008), Ecological Economics, 67, pp. 66-74, with Kimberly Burnett, Sean D’Evelyn, Porntawee Nantamanasikarn, and James A. Roumasset.The Economic Value of Watershed Conservation, (2008), in Coastal Watershed Management, eds. Aly El-Kadi and Ali Fares (WIT-Press). Co-authored with Basharat A. Pitafi, James Roumasset, and Kimberly M. BurnettInvasive Species Control Over Time and Space: Miconia calvescens on Oahu, Hawaii (2007), Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 39(October): 125-132 with Kimberly Burnett and James Roumasset.Economic Lessons from Control Efforts for an Invasive Species: Miconia calvescens in Hawaii (2007) Journal of Forest Economics 13(2-3):151-167 with James A. Roumasset and Kimberly Burnett.Models of Spatial and Intertemporal Invasive Species Management, (2007) in Proceedings of the U.S. EPA Valuation for Environmental Policy: Ecological Benefits, April 23-24, 2007 http://yosemite.epa.gov/ee/epa/eerm.nsf/vwRepNumLookup/EE-0505?OpenDocument Private Provision of Public Goods: The Athenian Trierarchy as a Game of Mechanism Design, Journal of Economic History 67(2) 2007: 445-480.Economic Impacts of the Coqui Frog in Hawaii, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review 8(2) 2006: 1-11. With Kimberly Burnett.On the Garden Path: an economic perspective on prevention and control policies for an invasive species, Choices, 21(3) 2006. Available online: Control of invasive species: Lessons from Miconia in Hawaii (2006). 15th Australian Weeds Conference: Papers and Proceedings, Adelaide, South Australia Council of Australian Weed Societies, C. Preston, J.H. Watts, and N.D. Crossman, eds. Pp. 663-667. With Kimberly Burnett and James A. Roumasset.Environmental Kuznets Curves: Environmental wealth and spending (2006). In Environmental Economics and Investment Assessment, K. Aravossis, C.A. Brebbia, E. Kakaras, & A.G. Kungolos eds. Pp. 233-242. Southhampton: WIT-Press. With Brendan Cushing-Daniels.The National Environmental Policy Act’s Influence on USDA Forest Service Decision-Making, 1974-1996, Journal of Forest Economics 12(2): 109-130, June 2006.Integrating Prevention and Control of Invasive Species: Lessons from Hawaii, Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 35(1): 63-77, April 2006. Co-authored with Kimberley Burnett, Basharat A. Pitafi, and James Roumasset.Economic Impacts of Non-indigenous Species: Miconia and the Hawaiian Economy, Euphytica 148(1-2): 135-150, March, 2006. Valuing Watershed Conservation for Groundwater and Nearshore Ecology, with James A. Roumasset (June 2005) Proceedings of AWRA Summer Specialty Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 27-29, 2005.Public Goods Provision: Lessons from the Tellico Dam Controversy, with Louis Cain. (Fall 2003)Natural Resources Journal 43(4).Valuing Indirect Ecosystem Services: The Case of Tropical Watersheds, with James A. Roumasset(Oct 2002) Environment and Development Economics 7(4):701-714. Water Management and the Valuation of Indirect Environmental Services, with James A. Roumasset (2000). Interdisciplinary Environmental Review II (2): 102-122.RECENT PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCES A Century of Environmental Decisionmaking. European Social Science History Conference, Glasgow, UK (April 11-15, 2012). With Louis P. Cain, Loyola University Chicago and Northwestern UniversitySustainability and the Vagaries of the Business Cycle. 8th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. Vancouver, BC. (Jan 9-12, 2012). With Michael Margolis, Gettysburg College.Bioeconomic Factors of Natural Resource Transitions: The US Sperm Whale Fishery in the 19th Century and the Discovery of Petroleum. The Norwegian Research Meeting in Economics 2012, Ås, NO (Jan 3-4, 2012).Rocky Seas: The Transition from Whale Oil to Petroleum. 18th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Rome, IT (June 29-Jul 2, 2011). Long Run Outcomes of Conservation Expenditures: Watershed Destruction, Rehabilitation and Protection in Hawaii. 19th Annual Hawai`i Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI (Aug. 2-4, 2011) and The 9th Conference of the International Water and Resource Economics Consortium, Banff, AB (June 25-27, 2011)Rocky Seas: The Transition from Whale Oil to Petroleum. Economic and Business Historical Society 2011 Meetings, Columbus, OH (April 14-16. 2011) and the 80th Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, Atlanta, GA (Nov. 20-22, 2010)Using Economics to Predict Species Movements since 1850. 4th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Montreal, CA (Jun 28-Jul 2, 2010). With Fred Kraus, Kimberly Burnett, and Sean D’Evelyn. RECENT INVITED TALKSThe Origins of the Institutions of Marriage, Centro Dondena (Center for Research on Social Dynamics), Bocconi University, Milan, IT (May 7, 2012). With Marina E. Adshade (Presented by Marina Adshade) Using Economics to Predict Species Movements from 1850. Economics Seminar Series, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA (Sept 13, 2011). With Fred Kraus, Kimberly Burnett, and Sean D’Evelyn (Presented by Sean D’Evelyn)Rocky Seas: The Transition from Whale Oil to Petroleum. MEHR Seminar Series, University of Copenhagen (March 17, 2011). MEDIA OUTREACHAmerica in the Morning, taped radio program, Aug 2, 2005 BBC World News Radio, live interview, Jul 20, 2005AP News Article Interview, Audrey McAvoy, Jul 11, 2005REFEREEING American Journal of Agricultural Economics (Oxford University Press)Agricultural and Resource Economics Review (Northeastern Ag. and Res. Econ. Association)Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics (Wiley)Contemporary Economic Policy (Wiley)Ecological Economics (Elsevier)Environment and Development Economics (Cambridge)Environmental Management (Springer) Invasive Plant Science and Management (Weed Science Society of America)Journal of Economic Growth (Springer)Journal of Economic History (Cambridge)Journal of Environmental Management (Elsevier)Structure and Dynamics: eJournal of Anthropological and Related Sciences (UC Irvine)PROPOSAL REVIEWSNOAA Sea Grant (Oregon) Research ProposalsPREISM ERS/USDA Grant Proposals (2004)NAREA Invasive Species Workshop Paper Proposals (2005)Pelagic Fisheries Regulation Program, NOAA, Grants Advisory Panel (2004)OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICEGettysburg College Department of Economics, Chair, 2010-2011.Gettysburg College, Faculty Personnel Committee, 2010-2011.Economic History Association, Membership Committee, 2004-2007 Program Committee, 2009 Annual MeetingsCliometric Society, Annual Conference Host and Program Committee, 2009 Program Committee, 2010Phi Beta Kappa, Vice-President, Iota Chapter of Pennsylvania, 2002-2003 Secretary, Iota Chapter of Pennsylvania, 2007-2009

Research areas

  • Bio Economic Modelling
  • Applicability
  • Methods
  • Economic History
  • Environmental Economics

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Research Output 2013 2019

Research agendas for profitable invasive species

Kourantidou, M. & Kaiser, B., 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy. 8, 2, p. 209-230

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

invasive species
economics
crab
stakeholder
resource

Sustainable seafood certifications are inadequate to challenges of ecosystem change

Kourantidou, M. & Kaiser, B., 1. Jul 2019, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 76, 4, p. 794-802

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

seafood
certification
seafoods
crab fisheries
fisheries
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The Importance of Connected Ocean Monitoring Knowledge Systems and Communities

Kaiser, B., Hoeberechts, M., Maxwell, K. H., Eerkes-Medrano, L., Hilmi, N., Safa, A., Horbel, C., Juniper, S. K., Moninya, R., Lowen, N. T., Short, K. & Paruru, D., 14. Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, 309.

Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
indigenous knowledge
oceans
Monitoring
monitoring
ocean

A case for the commons: The Snow Crab in the Barents

Kaiser, B., Kourantidou, M. & Fernandez, L., 15. Mar 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 210, p. 338-348

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Snow
crab
Fisheries
Ecosystems
snow

Arctic Marine Resource Governance and Development

Vestergaard, N. (ed.), Kaiser, B. (ed.), Fernandez, L. (ed.) & Larsen, J. N. (ed.), 1. Apr 2018, Springer. 235 p. (Springer Polar Sciences).

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Activities 2012 2018

Allocation of Research Resources for invasive species with a commercial value: The case of the Red King Crab in Norway

Melina Kourantidou (Speaker), Brooks Kaiser (Other)
9. Oct 201812. Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Research Agendas for Profitable Invasive Species

Melina Kourantidou (Speaker), Brooks Kaiser (Other)
28. Sep 201830. Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Remaking of invasive species management: The Red King Crab fishery in Norway

Melina Kourantidou (Speaker), Brooks Kaiser (Other)
3. Sep 20187. Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

The development of wellbeing in history: metrics and mechanisms

Brooks Kaiser (Panel member)
2. Aug 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Mis-measuring our past: growth, development, and accounting for nature

Brooks Kaiser (Speaker), Eli Fenichel (Other)
1. Aug 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Projects 2013 2022

Press / Media

Sustainable Development Goals in the Arctic: Sustainable Arctic Tourism

Brooks Kaiser

04/05/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Gender matters: Norway's oil

Brooks Kaiser

04/10/2017

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

W(h)ither economics?

Brooks Kaiser

25/09/2017

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Teaching & Supervision

American Economic History

Brooks Kaiser

01/02/201430/06/2014

Course: Teaching

Energy Economics

Niels Vestergaard, Brooks Kaiser & Luis Boscán

01/09/201731/01/2018

Course: Teaching

Environmental Spatial Modeling with GIS

Brooks Kaiser

01/02/201630/06/2018

Course: Teaching

Risk Management

Brooks Kaiser & Dewan Ahsan

01/09/201631/01/2017

Course: Teaching

Sustainability

Brooks Kaiser

01/09/201431/01/2018

Course: Teaching