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Maureen Cropper Ph.D.

Maureen Cropper, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor

Chair

Economics
4115 Tydings
College Park , Maryland 20742
Office Phone: 301-405-3483

Education:

  1. Ph.D., Economics, Cornell University
  2. B.A., Economics - summa cum laude, Bryn Mawr

Biography:

Maureen Cropper is a Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future and a former Lead Economist at the World Bank. Dr. Cropper has served as chair of the EPA Science Advisory Board Environmental Economics Advisory Committee and as past president of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research has focused on valuing environmental amenities (especially environmental health effects), on the discounting of future health benefits, and on the tradeoffs implicit in environmental regulations. Her current research focuses on energy efficiency in India, on the impact of climate change on migration, and on the benefits of collective action in pandemic flu control.

Areas of Interest:

valuing environmental amenities (especially environmental health effects), on the discounting of future health benefits, and on the tradeoffs implicit in environmental regulations

Departments:

Economics: