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James W. Boyd
Senior Fellow and Director, Center for the Management of Ecological Wealth
202-328-5013
boyd@rff.org
RESEARCH TOPICS
 
AWARDS
The Reid Award ("MBA Teacher of the Year"), Washington University, John M. Olin School of Business, St. Louis, 1997.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future
 
2007-2008, Lokey Business Wire Visiting Professor, Stanford University
 
2002-2007 Director, Energy and Natural Resources Division, and Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC
 
1997, Visiting Professor, Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis
 
1992-2000, Fellow, Resources for the Future
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Journal Referee:
 
The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization; The Journal of Legal Studies, The Journal of Environmental Economics and Management; Journal of Public Economics; Journal of Regulatory Economics, International Review of Law and Economics; Choices; The Energy Journal; Environment and Resource Economics; Journal of Policy Analysis and Management; Journal of Industrial Ecology; Law and Policy; American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Ecological Economics, Bioscience.
 
Consultant Activities:
 
“Assessing the Market Impacts and Benefits of RCRA Financial Assurance,” Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (Industrial Economics Inc.), 2005.
 
“Indicators of Environmental Benefits,” U.S. Air Force (Booz-Allen-Hamilton), 2005.
 
“A Market-Based Analysis of the Financial Assurance Issues of Environmental Liability,” European Commission, Brussels, 2000.
 
“Environmental Liability, Regulation, and Management: Selected Topics,” United States Information Agency, India, 1999.
“Collaborative Public-Private Approaches to Improved Environmental Management,” The World Bank, Economic Development Institute, 1998.
 
“A Proposed Remediation Framework for Romanian Environmental Cleanup Law,” The Harvard Institute for International Development, Romania, 1998.
 
“Privatization and Environmental Liability: A Training Program for Southern Latin America,” The World Bank, Economic Development Institute, 1995.
 
“Privatization and Environmental Liability Reform,” The Harvard Institute for International Development, Kazakhstan, 1995.
 
Reviewer:
 
U.S. EPA, 2003 Strategic Plan, Social Benefits and Costs Appendix
 
Congressional Budget Office Report, Reclamation Bonding Options for Extractive Industries on Federal Lands: The Market for Surety Bonds
 
PUBLIC SERVICE
Special Appointments:
 
Member, Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, American Rivers, 2008.
 
Tahoe Water Quality Crediting and Trading Project Advisory Committee, 2008.
 
Member, U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board, Pollution Prevention Program Measures panel, Environmental Engineering Committee, 2008.
 
Member, U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board, Ecological Processes and Effects Committee, Ecological Research Program Multi-Year Plan Review, 2008.
 
Member, U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board, Committee on Valuing the Protection of Ecological Systems and Services, 2003-2007.
 
Member, Program Committee, Wildlife Habitat Policy Research Program, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, 2006-2007.
 
Member, National Research Council, Committee on the Collaborative Large-Scale Engineering Analysis Network for Environmental Research (CLEANER), 2005.
 
Member, U.S. EPA Superfund Benefits Analysis Advisory Panel, 2005.                  
Member, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Fisheries Program Evaluation Team, 2004.
 
Member, U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board, Panel to Examine Benefits, Costs, & Impacts to the Underground Storage Tanks (UST) and ResourcConservation Recovery Act (RCRA) Subtitle C Program, 2002.
 
MBA “Teacher of the Year,” the Reid Award, Olin Business School, Washington University, St. Louis, 1997.
Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International, 2003.

Featured Publications
Measuring the Return on Program-Level Conservation Investments: Three Case Studies of Capabilities and Opportunity
James W. Boyd
RFF Discussion Paper 14-12 | May 2014
 
Goings On: Highlights from Recent Events at RFF
Juha V. Siikamäki, Dallas Burtraw, James W. Boyd, Jon A. Krosnick
Resources | 2014 (186)
 
Resources Magazine: 185
Phil Sharp, Molly K. Macauley, Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern, James W. Boyd, Jared Carbone, Alan J. Krupnick, Juha V. Siikamäki
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
Business Motivations for Conservation
James W. Boyd
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
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
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Molly K. Macauley, James W. Boyd, Karen L. Palmer, Dallas Burtraw, P. Lynn Scarlett, William A. Pizer, Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | 2013 (184)
 
The Best of Common Resources
Nathan Richardson, Alan J. Krupnick, Daniel F. Morris, Hal Gordon, Clayton Munnings, Heather L. Ross, Raymond J. Kopp, Timothy J. Brennan, Margaret A. Walls, James W. Boyd
Resources | 2013 (Digital Issue)
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Kenneth J. Arrow, Sheila M. Olmstead, Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Margaret A. Walls, Leonard A. Shabman, P. Lynn Scarlett, Ian W.H. Parry, Molly K. Macauley, Roberton C. Williams III, Richard D. Morgenstern, Karen L. Palmer, Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, James W. Boyd, Carolyn Fischer
Resources | 2013 (183)
 
Resources Magazine: 182
Phil Sharp, James W. Boyd, Dallas Burtraw, Carolyn Fischer, Kristin Hayes, Richard D. Morgenstern, Peter Nelson, Nathan Richardson, Warren C. Robinson, Juha V. Siikamäki, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Roberton C. Williams III
Resources | 2013 (182)
 
The Limits to Ingenuity: Innovation as a Response to Ecological Loss
James W. Boyd
Resources | 2013 (182)
 
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