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Alexander Pfaff, Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy and Economics and Faculty Network Member of Energy Initiative and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
Email Address: email@example.com
Web Page: http://alexpfaff.com/
Areas of Expertise
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995
B.A., Yale University, 1988
- 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 9.1 (January, 2016): 58-64. [doi]
- 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 120 (December, 2015): 416-429. [doi]
- 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]
- 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]
- 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]
Alex Pfaff is a Professor of Public Policy, Economics and Environment. Trained as an economist, he is focused on how the environment and natural resources, economic development, and a range of policies influence each other.
Research accessible at AlexPfaff.com
He has studied: impacts on forests of protected areas, incentives, roads, railroads and concessions/certification (Brazil’s Amazon, Costa Rica, United States, Panama, Madagascar, Mexico, Peru, Cameroon, Bolivia); institutional responses to water shocks (Brazil’s Northeast, Colombia, Mexico); drivers of harmful exposures (groundwater arsenic in Bangladesh, stove emissions in China & Pakistan); and incentives for firms to self-audit and disclose (United States). This applied research aims to increase the chance that policies have their intended impacts upon not only the environment but also the people affected.