Paper Water, Wet Water, and the Recognition of Indigenous Property Rights, with Leslie Sanchez and Bryan Leonard. In press at Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
Teaching Price Elasticity of Demand and Marginal Analysis using Household Water Pricing, with Sara Sutherland and Anastasia Hassett. In press at Applied Economics Teaching Resources.
with Martin Fiszbein and Gary Libecap. The Journal of Law and Economics, vol. 65(S1), pp.1-33.
with Sara A. Sutherland. Land Economics, vol. 98(2), pp. 239-253.
with Steven M. Smith. Environmental Research Letters, vol. 16, 124020.
with Todd Guilfoos. Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy, vol. 43(4), pp. 1571-1594.
AEPP 2022 Best Article Award
with Leslie Sanchez and Bryan Leonard. Environmental Research Letters, vol. 15, 094027.
with Dong-Hun Go and Reza Oladi. Resource and Energy Economics, vol. 61, 101174.
with Muyang Ge and Sherzod Akhundjanov. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 102(4), pp.1083-1104.
AAEA 2021 Quality of Research Discovery, Honorable Mention
AARES 2022 Quality of Research Discovery Award – Early/Mid-Career Researchers
with Sarah Null. Science of the Total Environment, vol. 651 Part 1, 19, pp. 435-442.
with Steven Smith. Journal of Economic History, vol. 78 no. 4, pp. 1-39.
with Gary Libecap, Oscar Cristi, and Gonzalo Edwards. Environment and Development Economics, vol. 23 no. 6, pp. 615-634.
with Andrew Ayres and Gary Libecap. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol. 91, pp. 46-65.
with Ryan Bosworth, Amber Burrows*, Patrick Adams*, Vivane Baji*, Shelly Jones*, and Coleman Gerdes*. Water, 9(3): 214;
*USU undergraduate researchers
Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 3 no. 2, pp. 453-91.
with Quentin Grafton, Gary Libecap, Bob O'Brien, and Clay Landry. Water Policy, 14(2):175-93.
Working Papers and Papers Under Review
Creating American Farmland: Institutional Evolution and the Development of Agricultural Drainage, with Wally Thurman (revisions requested at Journal of Economic History).
Water, Dust, and Environmental Justice: The Case of Agricultural Water Diversions, with Ryan Abman and Danae Hernandez-Cortes (revisions requested at American Journal of Agricultural Economics).
The Capitalization of Incomplete Property Rights to the Groundwater Commons with Nathan Hendricks and Gabe Sampson (under review).
Left in the Dust: Pecuniary and Environmental Externalities in Water Markets, with Sherzod Akhundjanov, Muyang Ge, and Reza Oladi (under review).
The Effect of Government Ownership on Oil and Gas Drilling and Production with Trevor O'Grady and David Jenkins (under review).
Dynamic Pricing Framework for Water Demand Management Using Advanced Metering Infrastructure Data with Faisal M. Alghamdi and Emily Z. Berglund (revisions requested at Water Resources Research).
Manure Nutrient Cycling in U.S. Animal Agriculture Basins – A North Carolina Case Study with Luis Huezo, Daniela Jones, and Mahmoud Sharara (revisions requested at Journal of Environmental Quality).
The Shadow of Hetch Hetchy: The National Park Service and the Bureaucracy of Preservation, with Sara Sutherland (manuscript In preparation).
The Role of Markets and Technology in Power Plants’ Drought Responses with Harrison Fell, Jordan Kern, and Andrew Hutchens (manuscript in preparation).
The Economics of Climatic Adaptation: Agricultural Drainage in the United States, with Wally Thurman. 2023. G. Libecap and A. Dinar Eds. American Agriculture, Water Resources, and Climate Change, University of Chicago Press and NBER.
The Colonial Origins of Diverse Property-Rights to Land and the Long-Term Economic Implications in North and South America, with Martin Fiszbein and Gary Libecap. 2023. Ernst Nordtveit ed. The Changing Role of Property Law; Rights, Values, and Concepts. Edward Elgar, Northampton, MA, pp. 54-80.
with Bryan Leonard. The Environmental Optimism of Elinor Ostrom. Center for Growth and Opportunity, pp.149-172. (Peer-reviewed)
with Gary Libecap. R. Halvorsen and D.F. Layton eds. Handbook on the Economics of Natural Resources. Edward Elgar, Northampton, MA, pp. 442-473.
Edwards, E.C., Sutherland, S.A., Beck, S., and Wilson, E. 2023. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary: Causes of Decline and Economic Importance. NC State Extension Publication AG-949.
Edwards, E.C. and Sutherland, S.A. 2021. The Contribution of Wild-Caught Seafood to NC's Economy. NC State Economist. Spring 2021.
Branan, A. Edwards, E.C., Huchens, A., and Sutherland, S.A. 2019. North Carolinians Benefit from Water Pollution Credit Trading. NC State Economist. Fall 2019.
Edwards, E.C., Nehra, A. 2020 (forthcoming). Importance of Freshwater for Irrigation. M. Goldstein and D. DellaSala Eds. Encyclopedia of the World’s Biomes 1st Edition.
Edwards, E.C., Sutherland, S.A., and Von Haefen, R.H. 2019. Should I Stay or Should I Go? Coal Ash in North Carolina. NC State Economist. Winter 2019.
Edwards, E.C. and Sutherland, S.A. 2019. A Guide to Municipal Water Conservation Pricing in Utah. USU Extension Factsheet. 2019. (Peer-reviewed)
Ayres, A. and Edwards, E.C. 2018. Groundwater depletion, contracting costs, and the determinants of successful collective action. UNESCO Global Water Forum.
Edwards, E.C. and Sutherland, S.A. 2018. Yesterday’s Nobel Prize and North Carolina Agriculture. NC State Agricultural and Resource Economics News, October 9, 2018.
Edwards, E.C., Sutherland, S.A., and Von Haefen, R.H. 2018. Coal Ash After Hurricane Florence. NC State Agricultural and Resource Economics News, October 1, 2018.
Edwards, E.C., Sutherland, S.A. 2017. Lobbying in Fathali M. Moghaddam ed. SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior, SAGE Publications, Inc. Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. 448-451.
Book Review: Chasing Water: A Guide for Moving From Scarcity to Sustainability. 2016. Water Economics and Policy, vol. 2 no. 2.
Summary: An illiquid market in the desert. 2016. UNESCO Global Water Forum.
Summary: What lies beneath? Aquifer heterogeneity and the economics of collective action. 2014. UNESCO Global Water Forum.