Location: Bowdoin / Erik J. Nelson

Economics

Erik Nelson

Assistant Professor of Economics

On leave of absence for the 2013-14 academic year.

Contact Information

enelson2@bowdoin.edu
207-725-3435
Economics
109B Hubbard Hall


Spring 2012

  • Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 101)
  • Environmental Economics and Policy (ECON 218)


Erik Nelson

Education

  • Ph.D. in Applied Economics with a concentration in Environmental Economics and a minor in Conservation Biology, 2007.
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
           Dissertation: Essays on the Allocation of Federal Species-Specific Recovery Funds under
           the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
  • M.A. in Public Affairs with a concentration in Environmental Policy and Economic Development, 1998.
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science, 1993.
    Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

See Professor Nelson's ResearchGate and Google Scholar webpages for more information on his research, copies of papers, supplementary information for papers, and other research-related material.

"Reclaiming soils to sustain maze and soybean productivity in the Midwestern US given climate change"

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Data and Methodology for “Box 4.4. Adapting to Climate Change By Maximizing a Supporting Service: Soil Quality” from Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Ecosystem Services. Technical Input to the National Climate Assessment

Methodology (PDF)

Instructions for using data (PDF)

Zipped folder containing data (ZIP)

Modeling and Simulating Land-Use Change on Sumatra, Indonesia. Technical appendix for Marlier, Miriam E., Ruth DeFries, Derric Pennington, Erik Nelson, Elsa Ordway, Jeremy Lewis, Shannon Koplitz, and Loretta Mickley (2014), "Future fire emissions associated with projected land use change in Sumatra" (PDF)

Modeling and Simulating Land-Use Change on Sumatra, Indonesia. Appendix Database A for Marlier, Miriam E., Ruth DeFries, Derric Pennington, Erik Nelson, Elsa Ordway, Jeremy Lewis, Shannon Koplitz, and Loretta Mickley (2014), "Future fire emissions associated with projected land use change in Sumatra" (.xlsx)

Appendix for "Obesity Overtaken by Leanness as a Repeated Game: Social Networks and Indirect Reciprocity" (PDF)

Your Call, 09/22/09, KALW, Biofuels.

CNNMoney, 11/09/11, 2012 candidates slip on Econ 101.

The Natural Capital Project

InVEST (Integrated Valuation of Ecosystem Services and Tradeoffs)