Population and the Environment
Population and the Environment: Too Many People and/or Poor Management of Resources, 2000.
This book was published in spring 2000 by CSRD and the College of Natural Resources, with the support of the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, and is now available for distribution. The book is a proceedings of the international conference of the same name held at UC Berkeley on May 24, 1999 and includes the full keynote address by Dr. Joel Cohen, as well as presentations made by nine other speakers and five one-on-one interviews.This publication is available from CSRD; please contact Robin Marsh at firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your copy.
of Mexico-U.S. Migration: The Role of Household Assets and Environmental
and Community Networks in Mexico-U.S. Migration
Modeling for the Design of Poverty Alleviation Strategies
The following documents
are transcripts of talks presented at the Spring 2000 Berkeley Water Working
Group Speaker Series. For further information on these transcripts,
contact Isha Ray or
February 3, 2000 - Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security.
February 3, 2000 - David Zilberman, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley.
March 3, 2000 - David Sunding, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley.
March 3, 2000 - Brent Haddad, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz.
April 6, 2000 - T.N. Narasimhan, Materials Science, UC Berkeley.
May 4, 2000 - Joseph Sax, Boalt School of Law, UC Berkeley.
May 4, 2000 - Ben Crow, Sociology, UC Santa Cruz.
These papers were prepared in support of a 1998 workshop on CO2 sequestration schemes and markets for carbon trading in U.S. agricultural and energy sectors.
C Sink in U.S. Cropland
the Economics of Carbon Sequestration In Agriculture
This paper was been prepared through CSRD collaborations.
Change, Agriculture, and Developing Economies
Technology and Innovation
Biotechnology and Poverty: Can the Potential be Made a Reality?
An Industry-Academia-International Development Roundtable Workshop: Intellectual Property Clearinghouse Mechanisms
Communities and Natural Resource Management
Provision and Appropriation in the Commons
Louise Fortmann and Jonathan Kusel. 1990. "New Voices, Old Beliefs: Forest Environmentalism Among New and Long-standing Rural Residents" Rural Sociology 55(2): 214-232.
John Bruce and Louise Fortmann. 1991. "Property and Forestry" Journal of Business Administration 20 (1&2): 471-496.
Louise Fortmann. 1996. "Gender, Knowledge, Rights, and Space in Two Zimbabwe Villages: Reflections on Methods and Findings." in Dianne Rocheleau, B. Slayter-Thomas, Esther Wangari (ed), Feminist Political Ecology: Global Issues and Local Experiences. New York and London: Outledge Press:211-223.
John Bruce, Louise Fortmann, and Calvin Nhira. 1993. "Tenures in Transition, Tenures in Conflict: Examples from the Zimbabwe Social Forest". Rural Sociology: 58(4): 626-642
Nancy Peluso, Craig Humphrey and Louise Fortmann. 1994. "The Rock, the Beach and the Tidepool: People and Poverty in Natural Resource-Dependent Areas" Society and Natural Resources. 7:23-38.
Louise Fortmann. 1995. "Talking Claims: Discursive
Strategies in Contesting Property" World Development: 23 (6):1053-1063.
Agriculture Policy and Resource Management
and Agriculture: An Early Assessment
and Environmental Consequences of the Mexican Reforms: Common Pool Resources
in the Ejido Sector
Gutierrez, A.P. 1996. 1996. Applied Population Ecology: a supply-demand approach. John Wiley and Sons, New York. 300 pp.
Huffaker, C.B. and A.P. Gutierrez (editors) Ecological Entomology (2nd edition) John Wiley and Sons. (in progress)
Gutierrez, A. P., J. S. Yaninek, B. Wermelinger,
H. R. Herren and C. K. Ellis. 1988. Analysis of biological control of
Mills, N. J. and A.P. Gutierrez. 1996. Prospective
modeling in biological control: an analysis of the dynamics of
Gutierrez, A. P., W. J. Dos Santos, M. A. Pizzamiglio,
A. M. Villacorta, C. K. Ellis, C.A.P. Fernandes and I. Tutida.
Gutierrez, A.P., J.R. Hakim Cure E. Mariot and
A. Villacorta. 1993. A model for the growth and development of three
Gutierrez, A.P., S.J. Mills, S.J. Schreiber and C.K. Ellis. 1994. A Physiologically Based Tritrophic Perspective on Bottom-Up-Top-Down Regulation of Populations. Ecology 75: 2227-2242.
Pesticides and the Environment
Erik Lichtenberg and David Zilberman, “Efficient Regulation of Environmental Health Risks: The Case of Groundwater Contamination in California,” Ricerche Economiche, Vol. XXXIX, No. 4 (October-December, 1985), pp. 540-549.
Erik Lichtenberg and David Zilberman, “Regulating Environmental and Human Risks from Agricultural Residuals,” Applied Agricultural Research (December, 1986) (also published in University of California Systemwide Proceedings).
Erik Lichtenberg and David Zilberman, “Efficient Regulation of Environmental Health Risks,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. CIII (February, 1988), pp. 167-178.
Erik Lichtenberg, David Zilberman, and Kenneth T. Bogen, “Regulating Environmental Health Risks under Uncertainty: Groundwater Contamination in California,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 17 (1989), pp. 22-34.
David Sunding, David, Zilberman, Gordon Rausser, and Alan Marco, “Flexible Technology and the Cost of Improving Groundwater Quality,” Natural Resource Modeling, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Spring, 1995), pp. 177-192.
Renan U. Goetz and David Zilberman, "The Dynamics of Spatial Pollution: The Case of Phosphorus Runoff from Agricultural Land." Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 24 (2000), p. 143-163.
David Zilberman, Jerome B. Siebert, and Joshua Zivin, “Environmental Issues in California Agriculture,” California Agriculture: Issues and Challenges, ed. Jerome B. Siebert (University of California, Giannini Foundation, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, August, 1997), pp. 195-214.
Sunding, David and Joshua Zivin. “Insect Population Dynamics, Pesticide Use and Farmworker Health.” 2000. American Journal of Agricultural Economics: in press.
Sunding, David, David Zilberman, Gordon Rausser and Alan Marco. 1995. “Flexible Technology and the Cost of Improving Groundwater Quality.” Natural Resource Modeling 9(2): 177-192.
Sunding, David and Joshua Zivin. “The Relative Efficiency of Pesticide Taxes and Workplace Safety Regulations in Reducing the Incidence of Farmworker Poisoning.” Revision requested by American Journal of Agricultural Economics.
Hamilton, Stephen F., David Sunding and David Zilberman. “Public Goods and the Value of Product Quality Regulations: The Case of Food Safety.”
Hueth, Brent, Michelle McGregor and David Sunding. April 1999. Economic Impact of Restricting Use of Compound 1080 in California’s Intermountain Region.
Hueth, Brent, Grazyna Michalska, David Sunding and David Zilberman. August 1998. Economic Importance of Organophosphates in California Agriculture.
Sunding, David. March 1994. Economic Impacts of Mevinphos Cancellation in California.
Brown, Cheryl, Valerie Brown, Bob Chavez and David Sunding. October 1993. Economic Impacts of Federal Worker Protection Standards. Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley.
Sunding, David and Alan Marco. March 1993. The Economic Consequences of Enforcing the Delaney Clause.
Erik Lichtenberg and David Zilberman, “The Econometrics of Damage Control: Why Specification Matters,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 68 (1986), pp. 262-273.
Carolyn R. Harper and David Zilberman, “Pest Externalities from Agricultural Inputs,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 71, No. 3 (August, 1989), pp. 692-702.
Bruce A. Babcock, Erik Lichtenberg, and David Zilberman, “Impact of Damage Control and Quality of Output: Estimating Pest Control Effectiveness,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 74, No. 1 (February, 1992), pp. 165-172.
Erik Lichtenberg, Robert C. Spear, and David Zilberman, “The Economics of Reentry Regulation of Pesticides,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics Vol. 75 (November, 1993), pp. 946-958.
David Zilberman and Federico Castillo, “Economic and Health Consequences of Pesticide Use in Developing Country Agriculture: Discussion,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 76 (August, 1994), pp. 603 and 604.
Madhu Khanna and David Zilberman, “Incentives, Precision Technology and Environmental Quality,” Ecological Economics, Vol. 23, No. 1 (October, 1997), pp 25-43.
Robin R. Marsh and David Zilberman, “Profile of the United States Artichoke Industry: Production, Marketing and Pest Management Characteristics,” Report prepared for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Project: Modeling the Impacts of Pesticides Use in Specialty Crop Markets, August, 1989.
Sunding, David, Jerome Siebert, David Zilberman and Michael Roberts. January 1993. Economic Impact of the Silverleaf Whitefly.
Pesticides and Agriculture Policy
Erik Lichtenberg and David Zilberman, “The Welfare Economics of Price Supports in U. S. Agriculture,” American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 5 (December, 1986), pp. 1135-1141.
Richard E. Just and David Zilberman, “A Methodology for Evaluating Equity Implications of Environmental Policy Decisions in Agriculture,” Land Economics, Vol. 64, No. 1 (February, 1988), pp. 37-52.
Erik Lichtenberg, Douglas D. Parker, and David Zilberman, “Marginal Analysis of Welfare Costs of Environmental Policies: The Case of Pesticide Regulation,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 70, No. 4 (November, 1988), pp. 867-874.
Carolyn R. Harper and David Zilberman, “Pesticides and Worker Safety,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 74, No. 1 (February, 1992), pp. 68-78.
David Zilberman and Katti Millock, “Financial Incentives and Pesticide Use,” Food Policy, Vol. 22, No. 2 (1997), pp. 133-144.
David Zilberman and Katti Millock, “Pesticide Use and Regulation: Making Economic Sense Out of an Externality and Regulation Nightmare,” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 22, No. 2 (1997), pp. 321-332.
David Zilberman, David Sunding, Michael Dobler, Mark Campbell, and Andrew Manale, “Who Makes Pesticide Use Decisions: Implications for Policymakers,” Pesticide Use and Product Quality, ed. Walter Armbruster (Oak Brook: Farm Foundation, 1994), pp. 23-39.
Sandra O. Archibald, Timothy H. Brown, and David Zilberman, “Modeling Impacts of Fungicide Cancellations in the U. S. Apple Market,” Report prepared for the Western Consortium for Public Health, September, 1989.
Erik Lichtenberg, Douglas Parker, and David Zilberman, Economic Impacts of Canceling Parathion Registration for Almonds, Report prepared for the Western Consortium for the Health Professions, Inc., and the Environmental Protection Agency, May, 1987.
Erik Lichtenberg, Douglas Parker, David Zilberman, and Robert A. Van Steenwyck, Economic Impacts of Canceling Parathion Registration for Plums and Prunes, Report prepared for the Western Consortium for the Health Professionals, Inc., and the Environmental Protection Agency, May, 1987.
Erik Lichtenberg, Douglas Parker, and David Zilberman, Economic Impacts of Canceling Parathion Registration for Lettuce, Report prepared for the Western Consortium for the Health Professionals, Inc., and the Environmental Protection Agency, June, 1987.
Hamilton, Stephen F. and David Sunding. 2000. “Product Liability, Entry Incentives and Market Structure.” International Review of Law and Economics: in press.
Hamilton, Stephen F. and David Sunding. 1998. “Returns to Public Investment in Agriculture with Imperfect Downstream Competition.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 80(November): 830-838.
Sunding, David and David Zilberman. 1998. “Allocating Product Liability in a Multimarket Setting.” International Review of Law and Economics 18(March): 1-11.
Lichtenberg, Erik, Douglas D. Parker, David Sunding and David Zilberman. 1997. “Economics and Pesticide Regulation.” Choices (Fourth Quarter): 26-29.
Zilberman, David, David Sunding and Madhu Khanna. 1997. “The Changing Nature of Agricultural Markets: Implications for Privatization of Technology, Information Transfer and Land Grant Research and Extension.” In: Stephen Wolf (ed.), Privatization of Information and Agricultural Industrialization. New York: CRC Press.
Sunding, David. 1996. “Measuring the Marginal Cost of Non-Uniform Environmental Regulations.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 78(November): 1098-1107.
Cherisa Yarkin, David Sunding, David Zilberman, and Jerry Siebert, “Cancelling Methyl Bromide for Postharvest Use to Trigger Mixed Economic Results,” California Agriculture, Vol. 48, No. 3 (May-June, 1994), pp. 16-21.
Cherisa Yarkin, David Sunding, David Zilberman, and Jerry Siebert, “Methyl Bromide Regulation . . . All Crops Should Not Be Treated Equally,” California Agriculture, Vol. 48, No. 3 (May-June, 1994), pp. 10-15.
Hueth, Brent, David Sunding, Bruce McWilliams and David Zilberman. 1999. “Methyl Iodide as an Alternative to Methyl Bromide.” Review of Agricultural Economics: in press.
McWilliams, Bruce, David Sunding, Brent Hueth, Lori Lynch, David Zilberman and Jerome Siebert. January 1998. Economics Impacts on California Agriculture of Banning Methyl Bromide Use.
Residential Pesticide Use
Scott R. Templeton, David Zilberman, and Seung Jick Yoo, “An Economic Perspective on Outdoor Residential Pesticide Use,” Environmental Science and Technology News (September, 1998), pp. 416a-423a.
Scott R. Templeton, Seung Jick Yoo and David Zilberman, “An Economic Analysis of Yard Care and Synthetic Chemical Use: The Case of San Francisco,” Environmental and Resource Economics, 1-13, 1998.
Food Quality Protection Act
McWilliams, Bruce et al. November 1999. The Economic Importance of Organophosphates in California Agriculture.
David Sunding, Yuria Tanimichi and David Zilberman. September 1999.
Costs of Implementing the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 on California
in the Woods? Competing Knowledges in Finland's Forest Debates
Toxicity, and External Shocks: The Determinants of Adoption and Abandonment
of Non-traditional Export Crops by Smallholders in Guatemala
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The Transition to Hi-Tech Agriculture: Implications for California's Central ValleyVideo summary of DANR Research Initiative Phase I meetings. Includes final meeting (June 1996, Kearney Agricultural Center) focusing on agricultural biotechnology, plus excerpts from earlier roundtable discussion (see below). (1996; 25 min.)
on the Future of the Central Valley
Other Videos of Interest:Agroecology: Towards a Sustainable and Productive Agriculture
Dr. Miguel Altieri demonstrates the principles of agroecology in operation at an urban garden and at a commercial vineyard. (1998)
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