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Leonard A. Shabman
Resident Scholar
After three decades on the faculty at Virginia Tech, Leonard Shabman joined RFF in 2002 as a resident scholar. His special interest is in expanding the contributions of economic analysis to the formation of water and related land resource policy. Shabman’s present research is focused on development of evaluation protocols for large-scale ecosystem restoration projects, with special focus on the Everglades and Coastal Louisiana. 
Featured Publications
Understanding Flood Risk Decisionmaking: Implications for Flood Risk Communication Program Design
Carolyn Kousky, Leonard A. Shabman
RFF Discussion Paper 15-01 | February 2015
Infographic: Federal Disaster Aid: Reflections from Superstorm Sandy
Carolyn Kousky, Leonard A. Shabman
Resources | 2015 (118)
Pricing Flood Insurance: How and Why the NFIP Differs from a Private Insurance Company
Carolyn Kousky, Leonard A. Shabman
RFF Discussion Paper 14-37 | October 2014
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Richard D. Morgenstern, Leonard A. Shabman, Yusuke Kuwayama , Roger A. Sedjo
Resources | 2014 (185)
A New Era of Disaster Aid? Reflections on the Sandy Supplemental
Carolyn Kousky, Leonard A. Shabman
Issue Brief 13-05 | December 2013
Catalysts for Conservation: Exploring Behavioral Science Insights for Natural Resource Investments
P. Lynn Scarlett, James W. Boyd, Anna Brittain, Leonard A. Shabman, Timothy J. Brennan
RFF Report | September 2013
Florida Ranchlands: An Experiment in Paying for Environmental Services: An Interview with Leonard Shabman
Leonard A. Shabman
Resources | 2013 (184)
Inside RFF: A Look at What's Happening
Leonard A. Shabman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, James N. Sanchirico, P. Lynn Scarlett
Resources | 2013 (184)
Moving from Concept to Implementation: The Emergence of the Northern Everglades Payment for Environmental Services Program
Leonard A. Shabman, Sarah Lynch
RFF Discussion Paper 13-27 | August 2013
Whither Markets for Environmental Regulation?
Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Margaret A. Walls, Leonard A. Shabman
Resources | 2013 (183)
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Regulatory Reform: Progress or Retreat
Leonard A. Shabman
(Symposium) | University of South Carolina Center for Environmental Policy | Columbia, SC | May 1, 1996
ITQs and the Blue Crab Fishery: Threat or Opportunity
Leonard A. Shabman
Workshop on Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Management | Solomons, MD | February 1, 2000
Making University Research Useful for Resource Policy
Leonard A. Shabman
Presented to regional Workshop: Making Environmental Policy Analysis Relevant: The EPA Case | Ohio State University | Columbus, OH | April 12, 2000
Planning and Economic Evaluation of Non-Structural Actions: From Theory to Practice
Leonard A. Shabman
Workshop on Estimating the Economic Values of Water Resources Projects in the Mississippi Basin | Memphis, TN | September 11, 2000
Watershed Policy and Watershed Science: Two Cases
Leonard A. Shabman
Symposium on Integrated Decision Making for Watershed Management | Chevy Chase, MD | January 9, 2001
The Principles of White and Maass and the Future Corps of Engineers
Leonard A. Shabman
Symposium on the Occasion of the Dedication of the Arthur Maass-Gilbert F. White Reference Room | Alexandria, VA | April 6, 2001
Aquatic Restoration as a Mission for the Army Corps of Engineers
Leonard A. Shabman
Northeast Midwest Institute | Washington, D.C. | May 14, 2001
Environmental Valuation: Implications for the Corps of Engineers
James Boyd and Leonard Shabman
Institute for Water Resources, Army Corps of Engineers | Fort Belvoir, VA | January 31, 2005
Decision Making Under Uncertainty: Lessons from the Mt St Helens Eruption
Plaanning Community of Practice Conference | US Army Corps of Engineers | San Francisco CA | May 9, 2006
Planning and Decision Making for New Orleans Hurricane Protection: What Decisions Were Made and Why?
Leonard Shabman
National Association of Flood and Storm Water Agencies | Newport RI | October 3, 2007
Four years after Macondo, offshore Arctic beckons, speakers warn
Monday, April 21, 2014
Oil & Gas Journal
Why Mississippi Floods Were Expected
Friday, May 13, 2011
Investigators Urge Larger Federal Risk-Reduction Role
Monday, September 15, 2008
Engineering News-Record
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