W Adamowicz, PhD, FRSC

Professor and Vice Dean, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Deans Office

Contact

Professor and Vice Dean, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Deans Office
Email
vic.adamowicz@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-4603
Address
501 General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H1

Overview

About

Job/Research Area 

Environmental Economics, Natural Resource Economics, Applied Econometrics, Forest Economics, Consumer Demand / Behaviour

Dr. Adamowicz is a participant in the Land Reclamation International Graduate School (LRIGS) program sponsored by NSERC CREATE.



Research

Major Responsibilities/Research Interest 

Integrating the environment into economic analysis

Environmental valuation

Consumer choice / behavior

Forest economics / management

Market based instruments for environmental conservation


Teaching

Teaching Areas

Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services (AREC 565)

- Environmental valuation

- Stated preference methods

- Revealed preference methods

- Experimental economics and valuation

- Behavioural economics and valuation

Courses

AREC 565 - Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services

Economic valuation of ecosystem goods and services. Topics include: Theoretical and empirical analysis of environmental valuation methods, advanced benefit cost analysis, welfare economics, valuation of ecosystem goods and services, valuation of health impacts from environmental quality change, and linkages to experimental and behavioural economics. Prerequisite: *3 Introductory Econometrics course and consent of instructor; AREC 502 recommended. [Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology]

Winter Term 2021

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Publications

The economics of conservation debt: a natural capital approach to revealed valuation of ecological dynamics.
Author(s): Maher, S.M., E.P. Fenichel, O.J. Schmitz and W.L. Adamowicz.
Publication Date: 4/16/2020
Publication: Ecological Applications.
Volume: 30
Issue: 6
Page Numbers: e02132

Decoupling the Value of Leisure Time from Labor Market Returns in Travel Cost Models.
Author(s): Lloyd-Smith, P, J. Abbott, W. Adamowicz, D. Willard
Publication Date: 9/1/2019
Publication: Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
Volume: 6
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 1-28

Assessing ecological infrastructure investments.
Author(s): Adamowicz, W. L. Calderon-Etter, A. Entem, E.P. Fenichel, J.S. Hall, P. Lloyd-Smith, F.L. Ogden, J.A. Regina, M. Rouhi Rad, R.F. Stallard.
Publication Date: 3/19/2019
Publication: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Volume: 116
Issue: 12
Page Numbers: 5254-5261

Status-quo management of marine recreational fisheries undermines angler welfare.
Author(s): Abbott, J.K., P. Lloyd-Smith, D. Willard, and W. Adamowicz.
Publication Date: 9/4/2018
Publication: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Volume: 115
Issue: 36
Page Numbers: 8948-8953

Can Stated Measures of Willingness-to-Accept be Valid? Evidence from Laboratory Experiments.
Author(s): Lloyd-Smith, P. and W. Adamowicz.
Publication Date: 9/1/2018
Publication: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.
Volume: 91
Page Numbers: 133-149

Economic analysis of threatened species conservation: The case of woodland caribou and oilsands development in Alberta, Canada
Author(s): Hauer, G., W. Adamowicz, S. Boutin.
Publication Date: 2018
Publication: Journal of Environmental Management
Volume: 218
Page Numbers: 103-117

Choice Experiments
Author(s): Holmes, T., W. Adamowicz and F. Carlsson
Publication Date: 2017
Publication: A Primer on Nonmarket Valuation, Second Edition.
Volume: eds. P. Champ, T. Brown and K. Boyle, Kluwer
Page Numbers: 133-186

Contemporary Guidance for Stated Preference Studies
Author(s): Johnston, R., K. Boyle, W. Adamowicz, J Bennett, R. Brouwer, T.A. Cameron, W.M. Hanemann, N. Hanley, M. Ryan, R. Scarpa, R. Tourangeau, C. Vossler
Publication Date: 2017
Publication: Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
Volume: 4
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 319-405