12 August

Call for Papers: Challenges of Natural Resource Economics & Policy

The Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy (CNREP) is announcing a Call for Abstracts and Session Proposals for CNREP 2016: Challenges of Natural Resource Economics & Policy, the 5th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems.

The conference is scheduled for March 20-22, 2016, in New Orleans, Louisiana. This triennial forum focuses on the opportunities and challenges of socioeconomic research and extension in the development and evaluation of coastal resource restoration and management. Potential session topics include, but are not limited to: human dimensions of climate change, risk perception and environmental hazards, valuation and application of ecosystem services, environmental benefit-cost analyses, economic linkage/impact assessment, and comparative assessments of resource management and restoration policy. Basic and applied research, extension-oriented, and policy discussion submissions are all welcome.

The deadline for abstract submission is November 20, 2015. The deadline for dedicated session and panels is October 10, 2015.

Additional information on the conference is available at: http://www.cnrep.lsu.eduFor information about CNREP, go to: http://www.cnrep.lsu.edu/about.html.