Spencer Banzhaf

Weak Complementarity

Working Papers & other works in progress

Pricing the Priceless: A History of Environmental Economics, under contract with Cambridge University Press

"Difference-in-Difference Hedonics," Aug 2019, 2nd revision requested from Journal of Political Economy.

"Economics and Theological Ethics," May 2018, revision requested from Journal of Religious Ethics.

"Age-Based Property Tax Exemptions," Dec. 2018, revision requested from Journal of Urban Economics (with R. Mickey and C. Patrick).

"Capitalization as a Two-Part Tariff," March 2019 (with K. Mangum).

"Nonparametric Tests of the Tragedy of the Commons," July 2019 (with Y. Liu, F. Asche, and M. Smith).

"Financing Outdoor Recreation," Oct. 2019 (with V.K. Smith).

Selected Publications

"Panel-Data Hedonics: Rosen's First Stage as a 'Sufficient Statistic,'" International Economic Review, forthcoming.

"Fuel Consumption and Gasoline Prices: The Role of Assortative Matching between Households and Automobiles," Journal of Environmental Economics & Management, 2019 (with T. Kasim).

"The Environmental Turn in Natural Resource Economics: John Krutilla and 'Conservation Reconsidered,'" Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2019.

"Environmental Justice: The Economics of Race, Place, and Pollution," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2019 (with L. Ma and C. Timmins).

"Environmental Justice: Establishing Causal Relationships," Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2019 (with L. Ma and C. Timmins).

" Constructing Markets: Environmental Economics and the Contingent Valuation Controversy," History of Political Economy, annual supplement ed. by R. Backhouse and B. Cherrier, 2017.

" Valuation of Ecosystem Services in the Southern Appalachian Mountains," Environmental Science and Technology, 2016 (with D. Burtraw, S. Chung, B.J. Cosby, D.A. Evans, A. Krupnick, and J. Siikamaki).

"The Cold War Origins of the Value of Statistical Life (VSL)," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2014.

"On Fiscal Illusion in Local Public Finance: Re-examining Ricardian Equivalence and the Renter Effect," National Tax Journal, 2013 (with W.E. Oates).

"Segregation and Tiebout Sorting: The Link between Place-Based Investments and Neighborhood Tipping," Journal of Urban Economics, 2013 (with R.P. Walsh).

The Political Economy of Environmental Justice, Stanford University Press (2012)

" Fiscal Federalism and Interjurisdictional Externalities: New Results and an Application to US Air Pollution," Journal of Public Economics, 2012 (with B.A. Chupp).

" The Architecture and Measurement of an Ecosystem Services Index," Sustainability, 2012 (with J. Boyd).

"Can the Land Tax Help Curb Urban Sprawl? Evidence from Growth Patterns in Pennsylvania," Journal of Urban Economics, 2010 (with N. Lavery).

"Consumer Surplus with Apology: A Historical Perspective on Nonmarket Valuation and Recreation Demand," Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2010.

"Objective or Multi-Objective? Two Historically Competing Visions for Benefit Cost Analysis," Land Economics, 2009.

"Do People Vote with their Feet? An Empirical Test of Tiebout's Mechanism," American Economic Review, 2008 (with R. Walsh).

"What are Ecosystem Services? The Need for Standardized Environmental Accounting Units," Ecological Economics, 2007 (with J. Boyd).

"Meta-Analysis in Model Implementation: Choice Sets and the Value of Air Quality Improvements," Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2007 (with V.K Smith).

"Green Price Indices," Journal of Environmental Economics & Management, 2005.