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University of Rhode Island — Environmental & Natural Resource Economics
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US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)

The US EPA is a governmental organization responsible with the implementation and enforcement of rules and regulations targeted at protecting the health and environment of our nation. You can read more about several interesting topics covered in this course on its website.

U.S. Energy Information Administration (US EIA)

This is one of the most comprehensive and reliable source of information on various topics on energy resource and related environmental issues like climate change. Here you can find out what types of renewable and alternative energy sources are available and how they work and how much of our energy comes from these sources. Also, here you can find interesting statistics about the non-renewable energy resources, such as petroleum, coal and natural gas.

The EPA’s National Center for Environmental Economics webpage provides comprehensive description of guidelines for performing economic and health impacts analyses for various environmental regulations and policies and manages EPA’s research for environmental economics topics.

Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE)

This international association is the home of two staples of environmental and natural resource economics research: the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (JEEM), and the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy (REEP)

The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA)

This is a well renowned not-for-profit organization dedicated to professional advancement with respect to a variety of topics in the agricultural and applied economics fields.

National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP)

This is a forum, network and resource for environmental professionals.

Economic Science Association (ESA) – This is a great source of information for all those interested in studying economic behavior through the lens of controlled experiments. The ESA is also the publisher of the Experimental Economics Journal, sponsor of conferences and online discussion groups on this topic.