AERE Fellows

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.

2013 Fellows

        Joseph A. Herriges, Iowa State University

        Jason Shogren, University of Wyoming


2012 Fellows

        Lawrence H. Goulder

        John B. Loomis

        Robert Pindyck

2011 Fellows

          Trudy Ann Cameron

          William D. Nordhaus

          James Wilen


2010 Fellows

Alan J. Krupnick

Stephen Polasky

Martin L. Weitzman

2009 Fellows

         Richard T. Carson

         Charles D. Kolstad

         Robert N. Stavins

2008 Fellows

Thomas D. Crocker

A. Myrick Freeman III

Alan Randall

2007 Fellows

Daniel W. Bromley

Gardner Brown

Charles W. Howe

Kenneth E. McConnell

Kathleen Segerson

David Zilberman

2006 Fellows

Richard C. Bishop

Nancy E. Bockstael

Ronald G. Cummings

Anthony C. Fisher

Geoffrey M. Heal

Clifford S. Russell

2005 (Inaugural) Fellows

Maureen L. Cropper

Michael Hanemann

Karl-Göran Mäler

Wally Oates

V. Kerry Smith

Tom Tietenberg


Publication of Enduring Quality



                        Lans Bovenberg and Ruud de Mooij. “Environmental Levies and Distortionary                                   Taxation,” American Economic Review, 84, 4 (1994).


                   Lans Bovenberg  and Lawrence H. Goulder. “Optimal Environmental Taxation in the                  Presence of Other Taxes: General Equilibrium Analyses,” American Economic                     Review, 86, 4 (1996).


                    Gene M. Grossman and Alan B. Krueger. "Economic Growth and the Environment,"                        Quarterly Journal of Economics 110,2 (1995): 353-377.


                    Werner Antweiler, Brian Copeland, and M. Scott Taylor. "Is Free Trade Good for the                       Environment?," American Economic Review 91, 4 (2001): 877-908.


                    Andrew Solow, Stephen Polasky, and James Broadus. "On the Measurement of

                    Biological Diversity," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 24, 1

                    (1993): 60-68.


                    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.


         Trudy Ann Cameron and J.R. DeShazo for "Demand for Health                                    Risk Reductions,"

         Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 65, 1 (2013).


         Rahel Aichele and Gabriel Felbermayr. "Kyoto and the Caron Footprint of                 Nations,"

         Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 63, 3 (2012): 336-354.


         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.



Special Awards

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.