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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Faculty

Joe Cook

FIELDS OF INTEREST

  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Stormwater and Green Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation Policy in Developing Countries
  • Water Resource Economics
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis
  • Discrete Choice Econometrics

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007
  • M.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2004
  • B.S., Cornell University, 1996

SELECTED CURRENT HONORS, AFFILIATIONS, EDITORIAL & SERVICE POSITIONS

  • Excellence in Teaching Award (Evans School, student-awarded): 2010-11 and 2015-16
  • Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
  • Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 2016, for “Benefit-cost analyses of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Projects”.

CURRENT TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS

  • EconS 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory with Calculus
  • EconS 581 Resource Economics (doctoral)

WORKING PAPERS

Cook, J. and M.T. Randriamaro. 2021. “The value of time, with and without a smartphone.”  Revise & resubmit, J Econ Beh and Organization

 Brent, D., J. Cook, and A. Lassiter. 2021. “Who signs up for free raingardens? Distributional effects of green infrastructure subsidies.”  Land Economics, forthcoming.

 Cook, J., J. Kabubo-Mariara and Peter Kimuyu. 2021. “Happy at work in Africa? Measuring time use and affect among water carriers in rural Kenya using the Experience Sampling Method”.  RFF-EfD Working Paper Series version (Jan 2018). J Happ Studies, forthcoming.  Accepted version Feb 2022.

Cook, J., J. Kabubo-Mariara and Peter Kimuyu. 2021. “The short-run impacts of reducing water collection times on time use, well-being and education in rural Kenya”. Under review, version July 2021.

 

CONTACT INFO

E-mail address:
joe.cook@wsu.edu
Office Location:
Hulbert 203A
Office Phone:
(509) 335-3817