Water Resource Economics Lab at NC State
Water Resource Economics Lab at NC State
APPLIED RESEARCH
  • Innovative markets
  • Water management institutions
  • Coupled hydrologic-ecological-economic systems
EXTENSION
  • Conservation pricing and water rate setting
  • Policy for improving water markets
TEACHING
  • Economics of water resources (interdisciplinary)
INTERESTED IN WRE?
We have projects suitable for students at the undergraduate, master's, and PhD level. If you are interested in being involved in the Water Resource Economics Lab, or have questions or comments about our research, teaching, or extension activities, please contact eric.edwards[at]ncsu.edu
CURRENT FUNDED PROJECTS

CONSERVATION PRICING

Sponsor:

Utah Extension Water Initiative

Output:

Factsheet: A Guide to Conservation Pricing in Utah (WP)

 

 

 

 

Collaborators:

Dr. Sara Sutherland (NCSU)

WATER MARKETS & POLICY

Sponsor:

Utah Extension Water Initiative

Output:

Economic Insight from Utah’s Water Efficiency Supply Curve (2017)

The Cost of Addressing Saline Lake Decline and the Potential for Water Conservation Markets (2019)

Collaborators:

Dr. Sara Sutherland (NCSU)

Dr. Sarah Null (USU)

Arptia Nehra (2021 PhD USU)

TRIBAL WATER

Sponsor:

USDA NIFA (Native Waters on Arid Lands)

Output:

Land Ownership and Irrigation on American Indian Reservations (WP)

 

 

 

 

Collaborators:

Muyang Ge (2019 PhD USU)

Leslie Sanchez (2010 PhD Tufts)

Dr. Sherzod Akhundjanov (USU)

 eric.edwards@ncsu.edu

(919) 515-5477