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Alexander Pfaff, Professor of Public Policy, Economics and Environment; Director of Graduate Studies for the University Program in Environmental Policy  

Email Address: alex.pfaff@duke.edu
Web Page: http://www.duke.edu/~asp9/
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Areas of Expertise

    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995
    B.A., Yale University, 1988

    Teaching (Fall 2015):

    • Pubpol 579s.01, Collective action Synopsis
      Sanford 150, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    • Pubpol 810.01, Micro eco/pub pol making Synopsis
      Sanford 05, TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. A Pfaff, J Robalino, C Sandoval and D Herrera. "Protected area types, strategies and impacts in Brazil's Amazon: public protected area strategies do not yield a consistent ranking of protected area types by impact.." Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences 370.1681 (November, 2015). [doi]  [abs]
    2. A Pfaff, MA Vélez, PA Ramos and A Molina. "Framed field experiment on resource scarcity & extraction: Path-dependent generosity within sequential water appropriation." Ecological Economics (June, 2015). [doi]
    3. K Baylis, J Honey-Rosés, J Börner, E Corbera, D Ezzine-de-Blas, PJ Ferraro, R Lapeyre, UM Persson, A Pfaff and S Wunder. "Mainstreaming Impact Evaluation in Nature Conservation." Conservation Letters (May, 2015): n/a-n/a. [doi]
    4. A Blackman, A Pfaff and J Robalino. "Paper park performance: Mexico's natural protected areas in the 1990s." Global Environmental Change 31 (March, 2015): 50-61. [doi]
    5. A Pfaff, J Robalino, D Herrera and C Sandoval. "Protected Areas' Impacts on Brazilian Amazon Deforestation: Examining Conservation-Development Interactions to Inform Planning.." PloS one 10.7 (January, 2015): e0129460. [doi]  [abs]

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