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Faculty - Daniel Phaneuf

Professor, Agricultural & Applied Economics
E-Mail Address:
Telephone: (608) 262-4908
Fax: (608) 262-4376
Office Address: 416 Taylor Hall
Madison, WI  53706
Interests: Environmental economics with specific expertise in non-market valuation; applied econometrics.
Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 8:30-9:30am and by appointment.
I am an environmental and resource economist, and my research is focused on the U.S. I am especially interested in understanding the value of the environment, as measured through decisions that interaction with the environment, such as location and spending choices. I have current projects valuing residential amenities and the effect of air pollution of on medical spending. I am also on the Science Advisory Board for the U.S. EPA and Clean Wisconsin.


PhD in Economics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1997
BS in Economics, Saint John's University, Collegeville, MN, 1990.

Recent Papers & Publications

  • Phaneuf, Daniel J. and Till Requate. A Graduate Course in Environmental Economics: Theory, Policy, and Practice. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
  • Taylor, Laura, Daniel J. Phaneuf, and X. Liu. 2016. "Disentangling the impacts of environmental contamination from locally undesirable land uses" Journal Urban Economics 93:85-98
  • Hamilton, Timothy and Daniel J. Phaneuf. 2015. "An integrated model of regional and local residential sorting with application to air quality" Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 74:71-93
  • Van Houtven, G., D. Phaneuf, C. Mansfield, R. von Haefen, B. Milstead, M. Kenney, and K. Reckhow. 2014. "Combining Expert Elicitation and Stated Preference Methods to Value Ecosystem Services from Improved Lake Water Quality" Ecological Economics 99:40-52
  • Phaneuf, Daniel J.. 2013. "Heterogeneity in environmental demand" Annual Reviews of Resource Economics 5:227-244
  • Kling, Catherine L., Daniel J. Phaneuf, and Jinhua Zhao. 2012. "From Exxon to BP: has some number become better than no number?" Journal of Economic Perspectives 26(4):3-26
  • Klaiber, H. Allen and Daniel J. Phaneuf. 2010. "Valuing Open Space in a Residential Sorting Model of the Twin Cities" Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 60:57-77
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