Wallace E. Oates Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award was initiated in 2013 and first awarded in 2014. Nominated dissertations are judged by a panel of AERE members who emphasize in their deliberations the originality of the research, quality of implementation, expositional clarity, and intellectual and practical significance of research findings. The winner receives a $1,500 cash award along with a $500 travel grant to attend a recognition ceremony at the AERE Summer Conference. The winner’s dissertation abstract is also published in the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (JAERE). Nominate a student>> or Donate to the fund that supports this award>> 

  2022 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award 


Charles A. Taylor

Essays on Land Use and Agriculture, Columbia University, 2022.



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