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
- 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)
Cook, J. and M.T. Randriamaro. 2021. “The value of time, with and without a smartphone.” Under review.
Brent, D., J. Cook, and A. Lassiter. 2021. “Who signs up for free raingardens? Distributional effects of green infrastructure subsidies.” Revising to resubmit, Land Economics, January 2021.
Cook, J., J. Kabubo-Mariara and Peter Kimuyu. 2021. “Happy at work in Africa? Measuring time use and affect in rural Kenya using the Experience Sampling Method”. RFF-EfD Working Paper Series version (Jan 2018). Revisions resubmitted, J Happ Studies, April 2021. Version April 2021
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.