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Research Interests for Randall Kramer

Research Interests: environmental economics

Randall A. Kramer is a professor of resource and environmental economics in the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Department of Economics at Duke University. Before coming to Duke in 1988, he taught in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He has also held visiting positions at IUCN-The World Conservation Union, the Economic Growth Center at Yale University, and the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry. He has served as a consultant to the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and other international organizations. His research focuses on ecosystem valuation, water resource economics, and the economics of biodiversity and natural resource management in developing countries. Current research projects include studies of (1) deforestation, malaria and household behavior; (2) farmer participation in wetlands restoration programs, and (3) new methods for pooling estimates of the value of prevented mortality.

Animals, Conservation of Natural Resources, Decision Support Techniques, Ecosystem, Geography, Households, Indonesia, Malaria, Nature, Policy Making, Population Dynamics
Recent Publications
  1. Berlin Rubin, N; Mboera, LEG; Lesser, A; Miranda, ML; Kramer, R, Process Evaluation of a Community-Based Microbial Larviciding Intervention for Malaria Control in Rural Tanzania., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 17 no. 19 (October, 2020), pp. 1-11 [doi[abs]
  2. Khandekar, E; Kramer, R; Ali, AS; Al-Mafazy, A-W; Egger, JR; LeGrand, S; Mkali, HR; McKay, M; Ngondi, JM, Evaluating Response Time in Zanzibar's Malaria Elimination Case-Based Surveillance-Response System., Am J Trop Med Hyg, vol. 100 no. 2 (February, 2019), pp. 256-263 [doi[abs]
  3. Cole, JC; McDonald, JB; Wen, X; Kramer, RA, Marketing energy efficiency: perceived benefits and barriers to home energy efficiency, Energy Efficiency, vol. 11 no. 7 (October, 2018), pp. 1811-1824, Springer Nature America, Inc [doi[abs]
  4. Kramer, RA; Mercer, DE, Valuing a global environmental good: U.S. residents’ willingness to pay to protect tropical rain forests, in The Stated Preference Approach to Environmental Valuation: Volume III: Applications: Benefit-Cost Analysis and Natural Resource Damage Assessment (January, Accepted, 2018), pp. 275-289, ISBN 9780754623342 [abs]
  5. Parks, PJ; Kramer, RA, A policy simulation of the wetlands reserve program, in The Economics of Agri-Environmental Policy, vol. 2 (November, Accepted, 2017), pp. 305-322, ISBN 9780815397694 [abs]

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