William Jaeger

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2591 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Fields: Natural resource & environmental economics, water, agricultural economics, institutional economics, public finance and taxation, economic growth & development, sustainability.

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Research includes issues related to water and land use, energy, taxation, modeling of coupled human-natural systems, the relationship between economic growth and natural resource allocation (the environmental Kuznets curve), and sustainable development.

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Applied Economics
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Jaeger’s teaching includes graduate and undergraduate courses in environmental and natural resource economics, water economics, and institutional economics.

Biography

Dr. Jaeger is professor in the Department of Applied Economics, and extension agricultural and resource policy specialist. Prior to coming to Oregon State University, Dr. Jaeger spent 12 years in the economics department at Williams College, MA. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Venice, Italy, has taught at the University of Washington, University of Oregon and has been a research economist and consultant to the World Bank. He serves on the board of directors of ELAW, the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide.

My Publications

2015

Book Chapter

W. Jaeger, Institutions and Water, in Handbook of Water Economics, Edward Elgar Pulbishing, 2015.

2014

Journal Article

C. Grout, Plantinga, A. J., and Jaeger, W., Pay or Waive: An Economic Assessment of Property Owner Compensation Laws in the United States, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 103 - 119, 2014.

2011

Journal Article

W. Jaeger, The Welfare Effects of Environmental Taxation, Environmental and Resource Economics, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 101 - 119, 2011.
W. Jaeger and Egelkraut, T. M., Biofuel economics in a setting of multiple objectives and unintended consequences, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 15, no. 9, pp. 4320 - 4333, 2011.

2010

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2006

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2004

Journal Article

W. Jaeger, Status Seeking and Social Welfare: Is There Virtue in Vanity?*, Social Science Quarterly, vol. 85, no. 2, pp. 361 - 379, 2004.

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