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Kaffine, Dan Thomas Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Kaffine's research is in the areas of resource, energy and environmental economics. His research has examined energy and environmental policy, transportation markets, renewable energy, property rights and natural resource use, and waste and recycling policy.

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  • Impacts of renewable energy policies, links between energy and environmental policy and transportation markets, property rights and natural resource use

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • ECON 4848 - Applied Econometrics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces students to the practice of applied regression analysis. Summarizes and reviews the regression technique, explores U.S. census data sources, introduces an advanced statistical software package and provides structured exercises in regression analysis of census data. Concludes with independent research projects analyzing social and economic issues using regression analysis and census data.
  • ECON 4939 - Internship/Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers students the opportunity to integrate theoretical concepts of economics with practical experience in economics-related institutions. The theoretical portion arises from seminars and readings, the practical from activities in organizations related to the economics field. A maximum of 3 credit hours counts toward major requirements. Department consent required.
  • ECON 8535 - Environmental Economics I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Considers the allocation of society's scarce environmental resources and government attempts to achieve more efficient and equitable allocations. It is a course in applied welfare economics with an emphasis on market failure and valuation.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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