In 2005, the AERE Fellows program was instituted to recognize outstanding contributions to the advancement of the profession of environmental and resource economics. Six Fellows were chosen in each of the first three years, and up to three Fellows may be inducted each year thereafter. Candidates must be living at the time of nomination.
Trudy Ann Cameron
William D. Nordhaus
Alan J. Krupnick
Martin L. Weitzman
2005 (Inaugural) Fellows
Publication of Enduring Quality
Andrew Solow, Stephen Polasky, and James Broadus. "On the Measurement of
Biological Diversity," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 24, 1
Martin Weitzman. "The Noah's Ark Problem," Econometrica 66, 6 (1998): 1279-98.
Frances R. Homans and James E. Wilen. “A Model of Regulated Open Access Resource Use,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 32, 1 (1997): 1-21.
Kathleen Segerson. "Uncertainty and Incentives for Nonpoint Pollution Control," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 15, 1 (1988): 87-98.
Karl-Göran Mäler. Environmental Economics: A Theoretical Inquiry (The John Hopkins University Press, 1974).
Judd Hammack and Gardner Mallard Brown, Jr. Waterfowl and Wetlands: Toward Bioeconomic Analysis (Resources for the Future, 1974).
H. Scott Gordon. "The Economic Theory of a Common-Property Resource: The Fishery," Journal of Political Economy 62, 2 (April 1954): 124-142.
Anthony Scott. "The Fishery: The Objectives of Sole Ownership," Journal of Political Economy 63, 2 (April 1955): 116-124.
William Nordhaus. Managing the Global Commons: The Economics of Climate Change (MIT Press, 1994).
David Montgomery. “Markets in Licenses and Efficient Pollution Control Programs,” Journal of Economic Theory 1972.
A complete list of the Publication of Enduring Quality Awards since inception (1989) is available in the AERE Handbook.
The Ralph C. d’Arge and Allen V. Kneese Award for Outstanding Publication in JEEM
AERE is instituting a new award, the “AERE Award for Best JEEM Paper,” to recognize an outstanding research paper published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management during the past year. The award will be given annually and announced at the annual AERE luncheon.
Garth Heutel. "Plant Vintages, Grandfathering, an Environmental Policy,"
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 61, 1 (2011): 36-51.
Patrick Bayer, Nathaniel Keohane, Christopher Timmins. “Migration and Hedonic Valuation: The Case of Air Quality,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 58, 1 (2009): 1-14.
Ryan Kellogg and Hendrik Wolff, “Daylight Time and Energy: Evidence From an Australian Experiment,” vol. 56 (3), 2008.
2007 Distinguished Service Award
Marilyn M. Voigt was given special recognition for her 20 years of dedicated service to AERE—first as Executive Secretary and now as Executive Director. Her contributions to AERE have been innumerable during this time, and her depth of knowledge regarding AERE's organizational structure continues to provide the backbone for all of AERE's activities and functions.
A historical list of Distinguished Service Awards is available in the AERE Handbook.
2006 Petry Prize for the Economics of Climate Change
Richard Newell and William Pizer for their paper “Discounting the Distant Future: How Much Do Uncertain Rates Increase Valuations?” published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management in July 2003.