W. Michael Hanemann

Chancellor's Professor
Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
University of California
207 Giannini Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-3310
(510) 642-3345 (msg phone)
Fax: (510) 643-8911

California Climate Change Center at UC Berkeley
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Research Interests

Dr. Hanemann’s research interests include non-market valuation, environmental economics and policy, water pricing and management, demand modeling for market research and policy design, the economics of irreversibility and adaptive management, and welfare economics.  His work has appeared in AER, Econometrica, JEEM, AJAE, and elsewhere.



Albiac, J., Michael Hanemann, Javier Calatrava, and Javier Uche. "The Rise and Fall of The Ebro Water Transfer," Forthcoming , Natural Resources Journal.

Hanemann, W.H. (2006) The economic conception of water,  In: Water Crisis: myth or reality? Eds. P.P. Rogers, M.R. Llamas, L. Martinez-Cortina, Taylor & Francis plc., London (www.tandf.co.uk or e-bookstore: www.eBookstore.tandf.co.uk).

Olmstead, S.M., W. Michael Hanemann, and Robert N. Stavins, “Do Consumers React to the Shape of the Supply?  Water Demand under Heterogeneous Price Structures,” under review American Economic Review.

Hoffmann, S. A. and W. Michael Hanemann, "Torts and the Protection of "Legally Recognized Interests," under review Journal of Law and Economics

Adamowicz, W., et al.  "Group Decisions: Analyzing Decision Strategy and Structure in Households,"  submitted, Marketing Letters.

Narain, U.,  Michael Hanemann, Anthony Fisher.  October, 2004.  "The Temporal Resolution of Uncertainty and the Irreversibility Effect," submitted,
International Economic Review.

Hanemann, W.H.  October, 2004.  "The Impact of Global Warming on U.S. Agriculture:  An Econometric Analysis of Optimal Growing Conditions,"  submitted.

Sethi, G., et al.  October, 2004.  "Fishery Managment Under Multiple Uncertainty," forthcoming , JEEM, 2005.

Hanemann, W.H.  2004.  "Consumer Demand with Several Linear Constriants:  A Global Analysis,"  To appear in the forthcoming book, Contributions in Environmental Economics in Honour of Karl-Gustaf Lofgren, Thomas Aronson and Runar Brannlund (eds.)

Hayhoe, K., et al.
2004.   "Emissions Pathways, Climate Change, and Impacts on California,"  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) August  2004; 101 (34).

Schlenker, W.,  W. Michael Hanemann, and Anthony C. Fisher. "Will U.S. Agriculture Really Benefit from Global Warming?  Accounting for Irrigation in the Hedonic Approach,"  American Economic Review (2005, forthcoming).

Carson, R.T., et al. 
2003.  "Contingent Valuation and Lost Passive Use: Damage from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill,"  Environmental and Resource Economics 25: 257-286.

Li, C-Z.,  K-G. Lofgren, and M. Hanemann.
2002.  "Real versus Hypothetical Willinigness to Accept.: the Bishop and Heberlein Model Revisited,"  in Bengt Kristrom, Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Gustaf Lofgren (eds) Economic Theory for the Environment: Essays in Honour of Karl-Goran Maler, Edward Elgar, pp. 205-218.

Krosnick, J.A., et al. 
2002.  'The Impact of "No Opinion' Response Options on Data Quality-Non Attitude Reduction or an Invitation to Satisfice?"  Public Opinion Quarterly  66: 371-403.

Swait, J.,  et al.  2002.  "Context Dependence and Aggregattion in Disaggreate Choice Analysis," M
arketing Letters 13(3): 195-205.

Cooper, J.,  W.M. Hanemann and G. Signorello. "One-and-One Half Bound Dichotomous Choice Contingent Valuation," Review of Economics and Statistics 84(4): 742-750, 2002. 

Chapman, D.J. and W. Michael Hanemann
 "Environmental Damages In Court: The American Trader Case,"  In Anthony Heyes' (ed) The Law and Economics of the Environment, pp. 319-367, 2001.

Hanemann, W.H  
2000.  "Adaptation and its Measurement,"  Climate Change 45:571-581.

Wegge,T., W. Michael Hanemann, and John Loomis.
1996.  "Comparing Benefits and Costs of Water Resource Allocation  Policies for California's Mono Basin,"  in Advances In The Economics of Enviornmental Resources, (ed.) Darwin C. Hill, Volume 1, 1996, Marginal Costs Rate Desgin and Wholesale Water Markets.

Working Papers

 The Central Arizona Project.
W. Michael Hanemann.

 Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, Giannini Foundation Library -Working Paper No. 937, October 2002.

Muffled Price Signals:  Household Water Demands Under Increasing-Block Prices.  
Cavanaugh, Sheila M., W. Michael Hanemann and R.N. Stavins.
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei -Working Paper 40, February 2002.

The Statistical Analysis of Discrete-Response CV Data.
W. Michael Hanemann and Barbara Kanninen.
Department of Agricultural & Resource Economicss, Giannini Foundation Library-Working Paper No. 798, December 1998.

Economic Analysis in Policy Evaluation, Damage, Assessment and Compensation: A Comparison of Approaches.
W. Michael Hanemann and Andrew G. Keeler. 
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Giannini Foundation Library-Working Paper No. 766, May 1996. 

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California Climate Change Center at UC Berkeley-related material

Notes on the PNAS paper on Climate Change Impacts in California 8/17/04

Emissions, pathways, climate change, and impacts on California

2nd World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2002

contact: lazo@are.berkeley.edu
last edited:  28 January 2009