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Edward B. Barbier

Edward B. Barbier

I am a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Economics, Colorado State University and a Senior Scholar in the School of Global Environmental Sustainability. My main expertise is natural resource and development economics as well as the interface between economics and ecology. I have consulted for a variety of national, international and non-governmental agencies, including many UN organizations, the World Bank and the OECD. I have authored over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, written or edited 25 books, and published in popular journals. I am a Fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and is a highly cited scholar on global environmental and sustainability issues. My latest book is The Water Paradox: Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management. Yale University Press, New Haven and London.

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Economics