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Rick Freeman Honored for "Publications of Enduring Quality"

Story posted January 07, 2003

A. Myrick (Rick) Freeman III, research professor of economics and William D. Shipman Professor of Economics Emeritus, has been awarded the 2002 Publication of Enduring Quality Award by the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE).

This prestigious award, which is given annually, was presented during the AERE sessions held in conjunction with the winter meeting of the Allied Social Science Associations January 3-5 in Washington, D.C.

Prof. Freeman was honored for The Benefits of Environmental Improvement: Theory and Practice (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press for Resources for the Future, 1979), and The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values: Theory and Methods (Washington, D.C.: Resources for the Future, 1993). To read more about Prof. Freeman click here.

Founded in 1979, the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists was established as a means of exchanging ideas, stimulating research, and promoting graduate training in resource and environmental economics. AERE has over 800 members from more than 30 nations, coming from academic institutions, the public sector, and private industry.

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