Jason Scorse received his Ph.D. in Agricultural & Resource Economics from UC-Berkeley in 2005. He is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the International Environmental Policy (IEP) Program at the Monterey Institute (A graduate school of Middlebury College). Dr. Scorse has consulted for numerous environmental organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club, and he is currently the Lead Non-Market Economist for the National Ocean Economics Program. He has published articles in American Economic Review, California Management Review, and has books published by the Brookings Institution and Routledge Press. His book, What Environmentalists Need to Know About Economics, was released in 2010. Dr. Scorse also sits on the board of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Research Activities Panel and The Otter Project.
Why the U.S. is No Longer a Leader in Environmental Policy
The past decade has been extremely depressing for the U.S. environmental community. Rather than lead the world on climate and energy policy, the U.S. has…
Republicans for Environmental Progress: An Endangered Species
For most of modern American history, the two major political parties in America have largely agreed on the desired long-term environmental outcomes for the country:…