PhD Research - Steve Miller

BS Computer Science, Stanford University

Steve’s research examines the effects of uncertainty on the management of both natural resources and pollution, with a primary topical focus on fisheries. He applies both theoretical and empirical techniques to study how firms ( natural resource users and polluters) respond to uncertainty and how environmental policy can be adapted to reflect those responses. Current projects study the effects of risk of environmental regime shift on cooperative resource use, the transition to property rights for management of bycatch in fisheries, and the consequences of ignoring firm learning for both environmental policy design and analysis.


Year Admitted: 2010
Research Areas: Natural resource economics, game theory, property rights, fisheries
Faculty Advisor: Chris Costello

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