Alexander Pfaff

Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment

Associate Professor

201 Science Drive

Box 90312

Durham, NC 27708-0239

United States

Duke University - Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Durham, NC 27708

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Readings in the Field of Natural Resource & Environmental Economics

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 09 Aug 1999
Robert N. Stavins and Alexander Pfaff
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment
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Environmental Self-Auditing: Setting the Proper Incentives for Discovering and Correcting Environmental Harm

USC Law School Working Paper No. 98-18; Columbia Univ Econ Dept Discussion Paper No. 9798-10
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Dec 1998
Alexander Pfaff and Chris William Sanchirico
Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Big Field, Small Potatoes: An Empirical Assessment of Epa's Self-Audit Policy

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Nov 2004
Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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A Carbon Sequestration Supply Function and Development of Feasible Clean Development Mechanism Rules for Tropical Forest Carbon Sinks

Columbia University Working Paper No. 9899-08
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jan 2000
Alexander Pfaff and Suzi Kerr
Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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Bright Lines, Risk Beliefs, and Risk Avoidance: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Bangladesh

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke Working Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2011
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, Duke University - Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment, Duke University, University of Dhaka and Columbia University
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Beliefs, Information, Health risk, Arsenic, Drinking water, Bangladesh

Bright Lines, Risk Beliefs, and Risk Avoidance: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Duke University - Nicholas School of the Environment, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment, Duke University, University of Dhaka and Columbia University
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Beliefs, Information, Health risk, Arsenic, Drinking water, Bangladesh

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Can Environmental Insurance Succeed Where Other Strategies Fail? The Case of Underground Storage Tanks

Risk Analysis, 2011, 31(1):12-24
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2014
Howard Kunreuther, Alexander Pfaff and haitao Yin
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management
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Insurance, Fines, Risk Management, Environment, Regulation, Underground Storage Tanks

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Carbon Dynamics and Land-Use Choices: Building a Regional-Scale Multidisciplinary Model

Motu Working Paper No. 2003-06
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Nov 2003
Suzi Kerr, Shuguang Liu, Alexander Pfaff and Flint Hughes
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Government of the United States of America - Eros Data Center, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and USDA Forest Service
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Carbon, sequestration, climate change, land use, modelling

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Getting REDDy: Understanding and Improving Domestic Policy Impacts on Forest Loss

Duke Environmental Economics Working Paper No. 11-12
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Dec 2011
Alexander Pfaff, Gregory S. Amacher and Erin O. Sills
Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Department of Forestry and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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deforestation, forest degradation, parks, evaluation, REDD

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Effects of Exclusion from a Conservation Policy: Negative Behavioral Spillovers from Targeted Incentives

Duke Environmental and Energy Economics Working Paper EE 13-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Center, University of Gothenburg - Department of Economics and Statistics, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and Universidad de Costa Rica - School of Economics
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incentives, payment for ecosystem services (PES), targeting, spillovers, behavioral economics, field experiment

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Reducing Environmental Risks from Belt and Road Initiative Investments in Transportation Infrastructure

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8718
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 28 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2019
Duke University, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment, Duke University, Duke University and Duke University
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Participatory Protection in Theory and Application: Paper Tigers, Fences & Fines, or Negotiated Co-Management?

Duke Environmental Economics Working Paper No. EE10-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Stefanie Engel, Charles Palmer and Alexander Pfaff
ETH Zürich - Institute vor Environmental Decisions (IED), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment
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forest, protected area, park, co-management, endogenous property rights, participation

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Behavioral Spillovers from Targeted Incentives: Losses from Excluded Individuals Can Counter Gains from Those Selected

Duke Environmental and Energy Economics Working Paper EE 13-07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Center, University of Gothenburg - Department of Economics and Statistics, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and Universidad de Costa Rica - School of Economics
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monetary incentives, conditional payments, economic experiments, behavioral economics

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Effects of Ending Payments for Ecosystem Services: Removal Does not Crowd Prior Conservation Out

Documento CEDE No. 47
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Dec 2020
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - School of Management, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
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lab in the field experiment, pro-environmental behavior, payment for ecosystem services, incentives, Colombia.

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Road Investments, Spatial Spillovers, and Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 109-123, February 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jan 2007
Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment, Universidad de Costa Rica - School of Economics, Michigan State University - Department of Geography, Department of Earth & Environmental Systems, Michigan State University - Department of Geography, IPEA - Institute of Applied Economic Research, University of Florida - Department of Sociology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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Efficiency Gains from Pre-Investment Resource Queues: Coordinating Investment Under Resource Uncertainty

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Miguel A. Fonseca, Alexander Pfaff and Daniel E. Osgood
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Effectiveness of Forest Conservation Policies and Programs

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 45-64, 2020
Posted: 26 Oct 2020
Jan Börner, Dario Schulz, Sven Wunder and Alexander Pfaff
University of Bonn, University of Bonn, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment

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The Advantage of Resource Queues Over Spot Resource Markets: Decision Coordination in Experiments Under Resource Uncertainty

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 94, Issue 5, pp. 1136-1153, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
University of Exeter Business School, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and Columbia University
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queue, decision-making under uncertainty, coordination, experiments, field

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Effects of Poverty on Deforestation: Distinguishing Behaviour From Location

Volume 25 Economics of Poverty, Environment and Natural-Resource Use
Posted: 09 Jan 2019
IFAD, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment, United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust - Department of Labour

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Effects of Poverty on Deforestation: Distinguishing Behavior From Location

ESA Working Paper No. 04-19
Posted: 09 Jan 2019
IFAD, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment, United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Will Buying Tropical Forest Carbon Benefit the Poor? Evidence From Costa Rica

Land Use Policy Volume 24, Issue 3, 2007
Posted: 09 Jan 2019
IFAD, Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Spillovers from Conservation Programs

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 299-315, 2017
Posted: 27 Oct 2017
Alexander Pfaff and Juan Robalino
Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment and Universidad de Costa Rica - School of Economics

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Behavior, Environment, and Health in Developing Countries: Evaluation and Valuation

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Subhrendu K. Pattanayak and Alexander Pfaff
Duke University and Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment

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Behavior, Environment, and Health in Developing Countries: Evaluation and Valuation

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 183-222, 2009
Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Subhrendu K. Pattanayak and Alexander Pfaff
Duke University and Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment

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Environmental Self-Auditing: Setting the Proper Incentives for Discovery and Correction of Environmental Harm

Posted: 12 Jan 2000
Chris William Sanchirico and Alexander Pfaff
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Duke University - Policy, Economics, Environment

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