Environment & Society Program Working Papers

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2010

ES2010-0001  Maguire, Karen: Drill Baby Drill? Political and Market Influences on Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing in the Western United States.

ES2010-0002  Maguire, Karen: What's Powering Wind? The Role of Prices and Policies in Determining the Amount of Wind Energy Development in the United States (1994-2008).

2009

ES2009-0001  Alston, Lee, Edwyna Harris, and Bernardo Mueller: De Facto and De Jure Property Rights: Land Settlement and Land Conflict on the Australian, Brazilian and U.S. Frontiers.

2008

ES2008-0001 Alston, Lee, Shannan Mattiace, and Tomas Nonnenmacher: Coercion, Culture and Debt Contracts: The Henequen Industry in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915. (PEC2008-0001)

Subsequently published as: Alston, Lee, Shannan Mattiace, and Tomas Nonnenmacher. "Coercion, Culture, and Contracts: Labor and Debt on Henequen Haciendas in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915". The Journal of Economic History, 69, No. 1 (2009):104-137.  Abstract

ES2008-0002 Travis, William R.: Geo-Engineering the Climate: Time for a Technology Assessment

2007

ES2007-0001 Hunter, Lori M., Susie Strife, and Wayne Twine: Environmental Perceptions of Rural South African Residents: The Complex Nature of a Post-Material Concern

Subsequently published as: Hunter, Lori M., Susie Strife, and Wayne Twine. "Environmental Perceptions of Rural South African Residents: The Complex Nature of Environmental Concern." Society and Natural Resources 23, no. 6 (2010): 525-541.  Abstract

2005

EB2005-0001 Hunter, Lori M., Wayne Twine, and Laura Patterson: "Locusts Are Now Our Beef": Adult Mortality and Household Dietary Use of Local Environmental Resources in Rural South Africa

Subsequently published as: Hunter, Lori M., Wayne Twine, and Laura Patterson. '"Locusts are now our beef": Adult mortality and household dietary use of local environmental resources in rural South Africa'. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 35, no. 3 (2007): 165-174.  Abstract

EB2005-0002 Kirkland, Tracy, Lori M. Hunter, and Wayne Twine: "The bush is no more": Insights on Institutional Change and Natural Resource Availability in Rural South Africa

Subsequently published as: Kirkland, Tracy, Lori M. Hunter, and Wayne Twine. '"The Bush is No More": Insights on Institutional Change and Natural Resource Availability in Rural South Africa.' Society & Natural Resources 20, no. 4 (2007): 337-350.  Abstract

EB2005-0003 Michael J. White and Lori M. Hunter: Public Perception of Environmental Issues in a Developing Setting

Subsequently published as: White, Michael J. and Lori M. Hunter. "Public Perception of Environmental Issues in a Developing Setting: Environmental Concern in Coastal Ghana." Social Science Quarterly, 90 No. 4 (2009):960-982.  Abstract

EB2005-0004 Hunter, Lori M., Wayne Twine, and Aaron Johnson: Adult Mortality and Natural Resource Use in Rural South Africa: Evidence from the Agincourt Health and Demographic Surveillance Site

Subsequently published as: Hunter, Lori M., Wayne Twine, and Aaron Johnson. "Adult Mortality and Natural Resource Use in Rural South Africa: Evidence from the Agincourt Health and Demographic Surveillance Site." Society & Natural Resources, 24: 3, 256-275..  Abstract

EB2005-0005 Alston, Lee J., Gary D. Libecap, and Bernardo Mueller: How Interest Groups with Limited Resources can Influence Political Outcomes: Information Control and the Landless Peasant Movement in Brazil

EB2005-0006 Alston, Lee J. and Joseph P. Ferrie: Shaping Welfare Policies in the U.S., 1895-1965: Economic Interests and Political Institutions in the South

Subsequently published as: Alston, Lee J. and Joseph P. Ferrie. "Shaping Welfare Policies in the U.S., 1895-1965: Economic Interests and Political Institutions in the South." In Price Fishback (editor) Government and the American Economy from Colonial Times to the Present. University of Chicago Press, 2007.

EB2005-0007 Alston, Lee J., Marcus Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira: Political Institutions, Policymaking Processes and Policy Outcomes in Brazil

Subsequently published as: Alston, Lee J., Marcus Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira. "Political Institutions, Policymaking Processes and Policy Outcomes in Brazil." Latin American Research Network Working Paper no. R-509. Washington D.C.: Research Division: Inter-American Development Bank: December 2005).

EB2005-0008  Alston, Lee J. and Andres A. Gallo: The Erosion of Checks and Balances in Argentina and the Rise of Populism in Argentina: An Explanation for Argentina's Economic Slide from the Top Ten (PEC2005-0001)

EB2005-0009  Alston, Lee J., Jeffery A. Jenkins and Tomas Nonnenmacher: Who Should Govern Congress? Access to Power and The Salary Grab of 1873 (PEC2005-0002)

Subsequently published as: Alston, Lee J., Jeffery A. Jenkins, and Tomas Nonnenmacher. "Who Should Govern Congress? Access to Power and the Salary Grab of 1873." Journal of Economic History 66, no. 3 (2006): 674-706.  Abstract

2004

EB2004-0001 Hunter, Lori M.: Household Strategies in the Face of Resource Scarcity: Are They Associated with Development Priorities?

Subsequently published as: Hunter, Lori M.. "Household Strategies in the Face of Resource Scarcity: Are They Associated with Development Priorities," Population Research and Policy Review, 25, no. 2 (2006): 157-174.  Abstract

EB2004-0002 Hunter, Lori M.: Migration and Environmental Hazards

EB2004-0003 Brenkert, Hannah, Julie L. Gailus, Aaron Johnson, Megan Murphy: Integrated Research Paradigm: A Neorealist Model for Environmental Sociology

EB2004-0004 Bento, Antonio M.; Maureen L. Cropper, A. Mushfiq Mobarak, Katja Vinha: The Impact of Urban Spatial Structure on Travel Demand in the United States

Subsequently published as: Bento, Antonio M.; Maureen L. Cropper, A. Mushfiq Mobarak, and Katja Vinha. "The Impact of Urban Spatial Structure on Travel Demand in the United States," The Review of Economics and Statistics, 87, no. 3 (2005):466-478.  Abstract

EB2004-0005 Hunter, Lori M., Jason D. Boardman, and Jarron M. Saint Onge: The Association between Natural Amenities, Rural Population Growth and Long-Term Residents' Economic Well-Being

Subsequently published as: Hunter, Lori M., Jason D. Boardman, and Jarron M. Saint Onge. "The Association Between Natural Amenities, Rural Population Growth,and Long-Term Residents' Economic Well-Being." Rural Sociology 70, no. 4 (2005): 452-469.   Abstract

2003

EB2003-0001 Alston, Lee J.; Mueller, Bernardo: Solving the Puzzle of Missing Land Rentals in Latin America: Conflicts and Crops in Brazil

EB2003-0002 Loehman, Edna T.: Water Utility Pricing and Local Collective Action

EB2003-0003 Hunter, Lori M.: The Association between Environmental Perspective and Knowledge and Concern with Species Diversity

Subsequently published as: Hunter, Lori M., and Lesley Rinner. "The Association between Environmental Perspective and Knowledge and Concern with Species Diversity." Society and Natural Resources 17, no. 6 (2004): 517-32.   Abstract

EB2003-0004 Travis, William R.: The Geography of Development and Water in the American West

EB2003-0005 Hunter, Lori M., Alison Hatch, Aaron Johnson: Cross-National Gender Variation in Environmental Behaviors

Subsequently published as: Hunter, Lori M., A. Hatch, and A. Johnson. "Cross-National Gender Variation in Environmental Behaviors." Social Science Quarterly 85, no. 3 (2004): 677-94.   Abstract