Selected

Working papers are found at the website of the Resource Economics & Policy Analysis (REPA) group in the Department of Economics at the University of Victoria (REPA Working Papers)

Selected Journal Articles (212 in total)

2019

van Kooten, G.C. and Fatemeh Mokhtarzadeh, 2019. Optimal Investment in Electric Generating Capacity under Climate Policy, Journal of Environmental Management 232: 66-72.

2018

van Kooten, G.C., 2018. The Challenge of Mitigating Climate Change through Forestry Activities: What are the Rules of the Game? Ecological Economics 146(April): 35-43.

2017

van Kooten, G.C. 2017. Forest Carbon Offsets and Carbon Emissions Trading: Problems of Contracting, Forest Policy and Economics 75: 83-88.

Johnston, C.M.T. and G.C. van Kooten, 2017. Impact of Inefficient Quota Allocation under the Canada-U.S. Softwood Lumber Dispute: A Calibrated Mixed Complementarity Approach, Forest Policy and Economics 74: 71-80.

2016

van Kooten, G.C. 2016. California Dreaming: The Economics of Renewable Resources, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. In press.

Johnston, C.M.T. and G.C. van Kooten, 2017. Impact of Inefficient Quota Allocation under the Canada -U.S. Softwood Lumber Dispute: A Calibrated Mixed Complementarity Approach, Forest Policy and Economics 74: 71-80.

2016

van Kooten, G.C., J. Duan and R. Lynch, 2016. Is There a Future for Nuclear Power? Wind and Emission Reduction Targets in Fossil-Fuel Alberta, PLoS ONE 11(11): e0165822. 

van Kooten, G.C., 2016. The Economics of Wind Power, Annual Review of Resource Economics 8(1): 181-205.

van Kooten, G.C. and C.M.T. Johnston, 2016. The Economics of Forest Carbon Offsets, Annual Review of Resource Economics 8(1): 227-246.

Johnston, C.M.T. and G.C. van Kooten, 2016. Global Trade Impacts of Increasing Europe’s Bioenergy Demand, Journal of Forest Economics 23: 27-44.

van Kooten, G.C., 2016. Re-considering Long-Term Athlete Development on Coach Education: An Illustration from Judo, International Sport Coaching Journal 3(1): 83-89.

2015

Johnston, C.M.T. and G.C. van Kooten, 2015. Back to the Past: Burning Wood to Save the Globe, Ecological Economics 120(December): 185-193.

Gebreegziabher, Z. and G.C. van Kooten, 2015. Single versus Multiple Objective(s) Decision Making: An Application to Subsistence Farms in Northern Ethiopia, Ethiopian Journal of Economics 24(2): 129-155.

Sun, B. and G.C. van Kooten, 2015. Financial Weather Derivatives for Corn Production in Northern China: A Comparison of Pricing Methods, Journal of Empirical Finance 32: 201-209.

Johnston, C. and G.C. van Kooten, 2015. Economics of Co-firing Coal and Biomass: An Application to Western Canada, Energy Economics 48:7-17.

Eagle, A., D. Eagle, T. Stobbe, and G.C. van Kooten 2015. Farmland Protection and Agricultural Land Values at the Urban-Rural Fringe: British Columbia’s Agricultural Land Reserve in British Columbia, American J of Agricultural Economics 97(1): 282-298.

van Kooten, G.C., T. Bogle and F. de Vries, 2015. Forest Carbon Offsets Revisited: Shedding Light on Darkwoods, Forest Science 61(2): 370-380.

Bogle, T. and G.C. van Kooten, 2015. Protecting Timber Supply on Public Land in Response to Catastrophic Natural Disturbance: A Principal-Agent Problem, Forest Science 61(1): 83-92.

2014

van Kooten, G.C., 2014. The Benefits of Impeding Free Trade: Revisiting British Columbia’s Restrictions on Log Exports, J of Forest Economics 20(4): 333-347.

Xu, Z. and G.C. van Kooten, 2014. The El Niño Southern Oscillation Index and Wildfire Prediction in British Columbia, The Forestry Chronicle 90(5): 592-598.

Sun, B., C. Guo and G.C. van Kooten, 2014. Hedging Weather Risk for Corn Production in Northeastern China: Efficiency of Weather Derivatives, Agricultural Finance Review 74(4): 555-572.

Withey, P. and G.C. van Kooten, 2014. Wetlands Retention and Optimal Management of Waterfowl Habitat under Climate Change, J of Agricultural & Resource Economics 39(1): 1-18.

van Kooten, G.C. and C. Johnston, 2014. Global Impacts of Russian Log Export Restrictions and the Canada-U.S. Lumber Dispute: Modeling Trade in Logs and Lumber, Forest Policy & Economics 39: 54-66.

Sun, B. and G.C. van Kooten, 2014. Weather Effects on Maize Yields in Northern China, The J of Agricultural Science 152(04): 523-533.

2013

Timilsina, G.R., G.C. van Kooten and P.A. Narbel, 2013. Global Wind Power Development: Economics and Policies, Energy Policy 61: 642-652

Sopinka, A., G.C. van Kooten and L. Wong, 2013. Reconciling Self-Sufficiency and Renewable Energy Targets in a Hydro Dominated System: The View from British Columbia, Energy Policy 61: 223-229.

Gebreegziabher, Z. and G.C. van Kooten, 2013. Does Community and Household Tree Planting Imply Increased Use of Wood for Fuel? Evidence from Ethiopia, Forest Policy & Economics 34: 30-40.

van Kooten, G.C., C. Johnston and L. Wong, 2013. Wind versus Nuclear Options for Generating Electricity in a Carbon-Constrained World: Strategizing in an Energy-Rich Economy, American J Agricultural Economics 95(2): 505-511. Reproduced in open-access AJAE virtual issue on Energy: http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/ajae/virtualissue_energy.html

Bogle, T.N. and G.C. van Kooten, 2013. Options for Maintaining Forest Productivity after Natural Disturbance: A Principal-Agent Approach, Forest Policy & Economics 26: 138-144.

Withey, P. and G.C. van Kooten, 2013. The Effect of Climate Change on Wetlands and Waterfowl in Western Canada: Incorporating Cropping Decisions into a Bioeconomic Model, Natural Resource Modeling 26(3): 305-330.

2012

McWilliam, M.K., G.C. van Kooten and C. Crawford, 2012. A Method for Optimizing the Location of Wind Farms, Renewable Energy 48: 287-299.

Wong, L., G.C. van Kooten and J.A. Clarke, 2012. The Impact of Agriculture on Waterfowl Abundance: Evidence from Panel Data, J of Agricultural & Resource Economics 37(2): 321-334.

Bogle, T. and G.C. van Kooten, 2012. Why Mountain Pine Beetle Exacerbates a Principal-agent Relationship: Exploring Strategic Policy Responses to Beetle Attack in a Mixed Species Forest, Canadian J of Forest Research 42(3): 621-630.

Scorah, H., A. Sopinka and G.C. van Kooten, 2012. The Economics of Storage, Transmission and Drought: Integrating Variable Wind Power into Spatially Separated Electricity Grids, Energy Economics 34(2): 536-541.

Niquidet, K., B. Stennes and G.C. van Kooten, 2012. Bio-energy from Mountain Pine Beetle Timber and Forest Residuals: The Economics Story, Canadian J of Agricultural Economics 60(2): 195-210.

Cotteleer, G. and G.C. van Kooten, 2012. Expert Opinion versus Actual Transaction Evidence in the Valuation of Non-market Amenities, Economic Modelling 29(1): 32-40.

2011

Eiswerth, M.E., S. Yen and G.C. van Kooten, 2011. Factors Determining Awareness and Knowledge of Aquatic Invasive Species, Ecological Economics 70(9): 1672–1679.

Withey, Patrick and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2011. The Effect of Climate Change on Optimal Wetlands and Waterfowl Management in Western Canada, Ecological Economics  70(4): 798-805.

Abbott, B. and G.C. van Kooten, 2011. Can Domestication of Wildlife Lead to Conservation? The Economics of Tiger Farming in China, Ecological Economics 70(4): 721-728.

Pendergast, S.M., J.A. Clarke and G.C. van Kooten, 2011. Corruption, Development and the Curse of Natural Resources, Canadian J of Political Science 44(2): 411-437.

Cotteleer, G., T. Stobbe and G. C. van Kooten, 2011. Bayesian Model Averaging in the Context of Spatial Hedonic Pricing: An Application to Farmland Values, J of Regional Science 51(3): 540-557.

2010

van Kooten, G.C. and L. Wong, 2010. Economics of Wind Power when National Grids are Unreliable, Energy Policy 38(4): 1991-1998.

Stennes, B., K. Niquidet and G.C. van Kooten, 2010. Implications of Expanding Bioenergy Production from Wood in British Columbia: An Application of a Regional Wood Fibre Allocation Model, Forest Science 56(4): 366-378.

Boronowski, Susan, Andrew Rowe, Peter Wild and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2010. Integration of Wave Power in Haida Gwaii. Renewable Energy 35(11): 2415-2421.

Sun, L., B. Bogdanski, B. Stennes and G.C. van Kooten, 2010.
Impacts of Tariff and Non-tariff Trade Barriers on Global Forest Products Trade: An Application of the Global Forest Products Model, International Forestry Review 12(1 March): 49-65.

van Kooten, G. Cornelis, 2010. Wind Power: The Economic Impact of Intermittency, Letters in Spatial & Resource Sciences 3: 1-17.

2009

Stobbe, Tracy, Geerte Cotteleer and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2009. Hobby Farms and Protection of Farmland in British Columbia, Canadian J of Regional Science 32(3 Autumn): 393-410.

van Kooten, G. Cornelis, Susanna Laaksonen-Craig and Yichuan Wang, 2009. A Meta-Regression Analysis of Forest Carbon Offset Costs. Canadian J of Forest Research 39(1): 2153-2167.

Sun, Lili, G. Cornelis van Kooten and Graham M. Voss, 2009. What Accounts for the Divergence between Ranchers’ WTA and WTP for Public Forage? Forest Policy & Economics 11(4): 271-279.

van Kooten, G.C., 2009. Biological Carbon Sinks: Transaction Costs and Governance, The Forestry Chronicle 85(3): 372-376.

Abbott, B., B. Stennes and G.C. van Kooten, 2009. Mountain Pine Beetle, Global Markets and the British Columbia Forest Economy, Canadian J of Forest Research 39(7): 1313-1321.

Eiswerth, Mark E. and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2009. The Ghost of Extinction: Preservation Values and Minimum Viable Population in Wildlife Models, Ecological Economics 68(7): 2129-2136.

van Kooten, G.C., 2009. Biological Carbon Sequestration and Carbon Trading Re-Visited, Climatic Change 95(3-4): 449-463.

Sun, Lili and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2009. Fuzzy Logic and Preference Uncertainty in Non-market Valuation, Environmental & Resource Economics 42(April): 471-489.

Prescott, R. and G.C. van Kooten, 2009. Economic Costs of Managing of an Electricity Grid with Increasing Wind Power Penetration, Climate Policy 9(2): 155-168.

2008

Yamaguchi, J. and G.C. van Kooten, 2008. Do Higher Financial Returns Lead to Better Environmental Performance in North America’s Forest Products Sector? Canadian J of Forest Research 38(9): 2515-2525.

Maddaloni, Jesse D., Andrew M. Rowe and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2008. Wind Integration into Various Generation Mixtures, Renewable Energy 34(3): 807-814.

van Kooten, G. C. 2008. Protecting the African Elephant: A Dynamic Bioeconomic Model of Ivory Trade, Biological Conservation 141(8): 2012-2022.

Krcmar, Emina and G. Cornelis van Kooten, 2008. Economic Development Prospects of Forest-Dependent Communities: Analyzing Tradoffs using a Compromise-Fuzzy Programming Framework, American J of Agricultural Economics 90(4): 1103-1117.

Maddaloni, J.D., A.M. Rowe and G.C. van Kooten, 2008. Network Constrained Wind Integration on Vancouver Island, Energy Policy 36(2): 591-602.

Benitez, L.E., P.C. Benitez and G.C. van Kooten, 2008. The Economics of Wind Power with Energy Storage, Energy Economics 30(4): 1973-1989.

2007

van Kooten, G. Cornelis and Brent Sohngen, 2007. Economics of Forest Carbon Sinks: A Review, International Review of Environmental & Resource Economics 1(3): 237-269.

Eagle, A.J., M. Eisworth, W. Johnson, S. Schoenig and G.C. van Kooten, 2007. Economic Impacts of Yellow Starthistle on California Ranches, Rangeland Ecology & Management 60(4): 369-377.

Wang, S. , C.T. DesRoches, L. Sun, B. Stennes, B. Wilson and G.C. van Kooten, 2007. Linking Forests and Economic Well-Being, Canadian J of Forest Research 37(10): 1821-1831.

van Kooten, G.C., A.J. Eagle and M.E. Eiswerth, 2007. Determinants of Threatened Sage Grouse in Northeastern Nevada, Human Dimensions of Wildlife 12(1): 53-70.

Bulte, E.H., R. DaMania and G.C. van Kooten, 2007. The Effects of One-Off Ivory Sales on Elephant Mortality, Journal of Wildlife Management 71(2): 613-618.

Shaikh, S., L. Sun and G.C. van Kooten, 2007. Are Agricultural Values a Reliable Guide in Determining Landowners’ Decisions to Create Carbon Forest Sinks? Canadian J of Agricultural Economics 55(1): 97-114.

Shaikh, S., L. Sun and G.C. van Kooten, 2007. Treating Respondent Uncertainty in Contingent Valuation: A Comparison of Empirical Treatments, Ecological Economics 62(1): 115-125.

2006

Krcmar, E., G.C. van Kooten, H. Nelson, I. Vertinsky and J. Webb, 2006. The Little Red River Cree First Nation’s Forest Management Strategies Under a Changing Forestry Policy? The Forestry Chronicle 82(4): 529-537.

van Kooten, G.C., R.W. Thomsen and T. Hobby, 2006. Resolving Range Conflict in Nevada? The Potential for Compensation via Monetary Payouts and Grazing Alternatives, Review of Agricultural Economics 28(4): 515-530.

Biggs, J., S. Laaksonen-Craig, K. Niquidet and G.C. van Kooten, 2006. Resolving Canada-U.S. Trade Disputes in Agriculture and Forestry: Lessons from Lumber, Canadian Public Policy XXXII(2): 143-155.

Mogus, A., B. Stennes and G.C. van Kooten, 2006. Canada-US Softwood Lumber Trade Revisited: Examining the Role of Substitution Bias in the Context of a Spatial Price Equilibrium Framework, Forest Science 52(4): 411-421.

Niquidet, K. and G.C. van Kooten, 2006. Transaction Evidence Appraisal: Competition in British Columbia’s Stumpage Markets, Forest Science 52(4): 451-459.

Benítez, P.C., T. Kuosmanen, R. Olschewski and G.C. van Kooten, 2006. Conservation Payments under Risk: A Stochastic Dominance Approach, American J of Agricultural Economics 88(1): 1-15.

van Kooten, G.C., R. Thomsen, T. Hobby and A.J. Eagle, 2006. Social Dilemmas and Range Management in Nevada, Ecological Economics 57: 709-723.

2005

Krcmar, E. and G.C. van Kooten, 2005. Boreal Forest Carbon Sequestration Strategies: A Case Study of Little Red River Cree First Nation Land Tenures, Canadian J of Agricultural Economics 53: 325-341.

van Kooten, G.C., H.G. Nelson and I. Vertinsky, 2005. Certification of Sustainable Forest Management Practices: A Global Perspective on Why Countries Certify, Forest Policy & Economics (1): 1-15.

Krcmar, E., G.C. van Kooten and I. Vertinsky, 2005. Managing Forest and Marginal Agricultural Land for Multiple Tradeoffs: Compromising on Economic, Carbon and Structural Biodiversity Objectives, Ecological Modelling 185(July): 451-468.

Sun, L., G.C. van Kooten and G.M. Voss, 2005. Demand for Wildlife Hunting in British Columbia, Canadian J of Agricultural Economics 53(1): 25-45.

Manley, J., G.C. van Kooten, K. Moeltner and D.W. Johnson, 2005. Creating Carbon Offsets in Agriculture through Zero Tillage: A Meta-Analysis of Costs and Carbon Benefits, Climatic Change 68(1): 41-65.

Cashore, B., G.C. van Kooten, I. Vertinsky, G. Auld and J. Affolderbach, 2005. Private or Self-Regulation: A Comparative Study of Forest Certification Choices in Canada, the United States and Germany, Forest Policy & Economics 7(1): 53-69.

2004

Roy, N. and G.C. van Kooten, 2004. Another Look at the Income Elasticity of Non-point Source Air Pollutants: A Semiparametric Approach, Economics Letters 85(1): 17-22.

van Kooten, G.C., A.J. Eagle, J. Manley and T. Smolak, 2004. How Costly are Carbon Offsets? A Meta-analysis of Carbon Forest Sinks, Environmental Science & Policy 7(4): 239-51.

2003

van Kooten, G.C., 2003. Smoke and Mirrors: The Kyoto Protocol and Beyond, Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de Politique 29(December): 397-415.

Krcmar, E., I. Vertinsky and G.C. van Kooten, 2003. Modeling Alternative Zoning Strategies in Forest Management, International Transactions of Operations Research 10(5): 483-498.

2002 & earlier (before coming to University of Victoria)

van Kooten, G.C., S. Shaikh and P. Suchánek, 2002. Mitigating Climate Change by Planting Trees: The Transaction Costs Trap, Land Economics 78(4): 559-572.

van Kooten, G.C., 2002. Economic Analysis of the Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Dispute: Playing the Quota Game, Forest Science 48(November): 712-721.

Krcmar, E., B. Stennes, G.C. van Kooten and I. Vertinsky, 2001. Carbon Sequestration and Land Management under Uncertainty, European J of Operational Research 135(December): 616-629.

van Kooten, G.C., E. Krcmar and E.H. Bulte, 2001. Preference Uncertainty in Nonmarket Valuation: A Fuzzy Approach, American J of Agricultural Economics 83(3): 487-500.

Takahashi, T., M. Nakamura, G.C. van Kooten and I. Vertinsky, 2001. Rising to the Kyoto Challenge: Is the Response of Canadian Industry Adequate? J of Environmental Management 63(2): 149-161.

van Kooten, G.C., 2000. Economic Dynamics of Tree Planting for Carbon Uptake on Marginal Agricultural Lands, Canadian J of Agricultural Economics 48(1): 51-65.

van Kooten, G.C. and E.H. Bulte, 2000. The Ecological Footprint: Useful Science or Politics? Ecological Economics 32(3): 385-389.

van Kooten, G.C. and E.H. Bulte, 1999. How Much Primary Coastal Temperate Rainforest Should Society Retain? Carbon Uptake, Recreation and Other Values, Canadian J of Forest Research 29(12): 1879-1890.

van Kooten, G.C., E. Krcmar-Nozic, B. Stennes and R. van Gorkom, 1999. Economics of Fossil Fuel Substitution and Wood Product Sinks when Trees are Planted to Sequester Carbon on Agricultural Lands in Western Canada, Canadian J of Forest Research 29(11): 1669-1678.

Bulte, E.H. and G.C. van Kooten, 1999. Economic Science, Endangered Species, and Biodiversity Loss, Conservation Biology 14(1): 113-119.

Wang, S. and G.C. van Kooten, 1999. Silvicultural Contracting in British Columbia: A Transaction Cost Economics Analysis, Forest Science 45(2): 272-279.

Bulte, E.H. and G.C. van Kooten, 1999. Economics of Anti-Poaching Enforcement and the Ivory Trade Ban, American J of Agricultural Economics 81(May): 453-466.

Ells, A., E.H. Bulte and G.C. van Kooten, 1997. Uncertainty and Forest Land Use Allocation in British Columbia: Vague Priorities and Imprecise Coefficients, Forest Science 43(4): 509-520.

van Kooten, G.C. and A. Scott, 1995. Constitutional Crisis, the Economics of Environment and Resource Development in Western Canada, Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de Politique 21(June): 233-249.

van Kooten, G.C., C.S. Binkley and G. Delcourt, 1995. Effect of Carbon Taxes and Subsidies on Optimal Forest Rotation Age and Supply of Carbon Services, American J of Agricultural Economics 77(May): 365-374.

van Kooten, G.C., 1993. Preservation of Waterfowl Habitat in Western Canada: Is the North American Waterfowl Management Plan a Success? Natural Resources J 33(Summer): 759-775.

van Kooten, G.C., 1993. Bioeconomic Evaluation of Government Programs on Wetlands Conversion, Land Economics 69(1): 27-38.

Krautkraemer, J.A., G.C. van Kooten and D.L. Young, 1992. Incorporating Risk Aversion into Dynamic Programming Models, American J of Agricultural Economics 74(November): 870-878.

van Kooten, G.C. and A. Schmitz, 1992. Preserving Waterfowl Habitat on the Canadian Prairies: Economic Incentives vs. Moral Suasion, American J of Agricultural Economics 74(1): 79-89.

van Kooten, G.C., W.P. Weisensel and D. Chinthammit, 1990. Valuing Tradeoffs between Net Returns and Stewardship Practices: The Case of Soil Conservation in Saskatchewan, American J of Agricultural Economics 72(1): 104-113.

van Kooten, G.C. and K.F. Taylor, 1989. Measuring the Welfare Impacts of Government Regulation: The Case of Supply Management, Canadian J of Economics 22(November): 902-913. (pdf)

van Kooten, G.C., A. Schmitz and W.H. Furtan, 1988. The Economics of Storing a Non-Storable Commodity, Canadian J of Economics 21(August): 579-586. (pdf)

Stabler, J.C., G.C. van Kooten and N. Meyer, 1988. Methodological Issues in Appraisal of Regional Resource Development Projects, The Annals of Regional Science 22(July): 13-25.

van Kooten, G.C. and A. Schmitz, 1985. Commodity Price Stabilization: The Price Uncertainty Case, Canadian J of Economics 18(May): 426-434. (pdf)