The Wallace E. Oates Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award is judged by a panel of AERE members, and emphasizes originality of research, quality of implementation, expositional clarity, along with intellectual and practical significance of research findings.  Nomination instructions may be found here.

2015 Award

Casey Wichman, "Information and Environmental Policy," University of Maryland, College Park, 2015.

2014 Award


Kailin Kroetz, 
"The Costs of Restrictions in Tradeable Permit Programs," University of California, Davis, 2014.  

Abstract published as "The Costs of Restrictions in Tradeable Permit Programs," Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (JAERE), vol. 3, no. 1 (March 2016).