Michael Springborn

Research Interests

  • Areas of interest include resource and environmental economics, econometrics with Bayesian and spatial inference, decision-making under uncertainty, the value of information, Bayesian learning processes and general equilibrium models. Recent and current projects include the following: combined bioeconomic and quantitative genetic modeling for management of salmon biodiversity; estimating and mitigating invasive species risk from international trade; adaptive management of environmental risk; econometrics for decision-making applied to screening of potentially hazardous imports; analysis of greenhouse gas control policies under uncertainty, and; voluntary policies for stormwater pollution control.

Areas of Emphasis

  • Environmental Policy and Human Ecology


  • Department of Environmental Science and Policy