Students

Dissertation advisees
Students in other universities and UH departments

Dissertation advisees

  1. Majah-Leah Ravago
    "Sustainability Science for Public Policy: Lake Sedimentation, Forest Emissions, and the Generalized Resource Curse," Spring 2012
  2. Min Min Thaw (Co-chair with Sang-Hyop Lee), Assistant Professor, Hawaii Pacific University
    "Microfinance Institutions: Assessments of Profitability, Operational-Self Sufficiency, Cost Efficiency and Outreach," Spring 2011
  3. Christopher Wada, Postdoctoral Researcher, UHERO
    "Optimal and Sustainable Groundwater Management: Multiple Aquifers, Watershed Conservation, and Water Recycling," Spring 2010
  4. Kimberly Burnett, Assistant Specialist, UHERO
    "Optimal prevention and control of invasive species: The case of the brown-treesnake," Spring 2007
  5. Sittidaj Pongkijvorasin, Associate Dean, Chulalungkorn Univ, Thailand
    "Stock-to-stock externalities and multiple resources In renewable resource economics: Watersheds, conjunctive water use, reefs, and mud," Fall 2007
  6. Basharat Pitafi, Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale
    "Water Resources, Efficiency Pricing, and Revenue Recycling," Summer 2004
  7. Youngho Chang, Assistant Prof, Nanyang Technological Univ Singapore
    "Impact Of Global Environment Agreements On An Energy-Importing Economy: The Case Of Korea," Spring 1999
  8. Ratna Kumar Shrestha, Faculty, University of British Columbia, Canada
    "Exposure Trading: A More Efficient Way to Control Air Pollution," Summer 1998
  9. Mark Deweaver, Principal, Quantrarian Capital Management
    "Risk Spreading, Transaction Costs and Institutions: Endogenizing Agency and Opportunism in Models Of Tenure Choice," Fall 1996
  10. Joakim Peter Johansson, Swedish Institute for Transport and Communications Analysis (SIKA)
    "Coase, Contracts, And Cocaine: The Foundations Of A Comparative Institutions Approach To Externality Theory," Summer 1996
  11. G.A. Upali Wickramasinghe, Regional Adviser on Poverty Reduction and Food Security, UN ESCAP and Professor, U of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
    "The Nature and Causes of Coping Strategies Among Low-Income Rural Households," Summer 1995
  12. Manabu Fujimura, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University,Japan
    "General Equilibrium Shadow Pricing: Toward Rigorous Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis," Fall 1994
  13. Lee Endress, Retired Dean, College of Security Studies, Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies
    "Golden Rules And Second Best Shadow Prices For Sustainable Development," Fall 1994
  14. Darrel Krulce
    "Efficiency Wages and Executive Compensation: The Participation Constraint In A Principal-Agent Problem," Spring 1992
  15. Joji Reyes, Asia Regional Director, GHK International for Asia, UK
    "Decentralization and The Design Of Low-Income Housing Strategies In Developing Countries," Spring 1991
  16. Sunantar Setboonsarng, Senior Research Fellow, Asian Development Bank Institute
    "The evolution of rural labor institutions in rice-based economy: a simultaneous equation model with selectivity bias," Fall 1990
  17. Wai Fun Ho, Environmental Economist, City of New York
    "Government Trade Intervention, Thin Markets and International Price Fluctuations: The Case Of The World Rice Market," Spring 1990
  18. Arsenio M. Balisacan, Dean and Professor, Univ. of the Philippines
    "Economic Protection: Agricultural Policies in Developed and Developing Countries," Fall 1985
  19. Suganya Hutaserani, Lead Professional, Asian Development Bank
    "Rural Labor Markets And Fertility In Thailand: An Extension of The New Household Economics To Integrate Institutional And Supply-Side Aspects," Fall 1985
  20. Bruce Tolentino, Chief Economist and Director for Economic Reform and Development Programs, Asia Foundation, Spring 1986
  21. Shankar Sharma, Nepalise Ambassador to US Former Vice Chairman, National Planning Commission, Nepal
    "Agency Costs, Agricultural Organization, And Development In Nepal," Fall 1984
  22. Ramon Clarete, Professor, University of the Philippines, Diliman
    "The Costs And Consequences Of Trade Distortions In A Small Open Economy: A General Equilibrium Model Of The Philippines," Summer 1984
  23. Suthad Setboonsarng, Thailand Trade Representative and Former Lead Partner PricewaterhouseCoopers Thailand
    "Food Policies in Thailand," Summer 1982
  24. Robert Tanimura, Hawaiian Telecommunications
    "An Analysis of Optimal Partially Regulated Rates In Telecommunications," Fall 1982
  25. William James, Principal Economist, ERD/ERMF, Asian Development Bank (last position held)
    "An Economic Analysis Of Public Land Settlement Alternatives In The Philippines," Summer 1979

Students in other universities and UH departments

  1. Ujjayant Chakravorty, Professor, U. of Alberta, Canada
  2. Karen Eggleston, Global Fellow, UCLA International Institute
  3. William Hallagan, Associate Professor, Washington State University
  4. Charles Laine, Professor, Wittier College
  5. Ma. Nimfa Mendoza, Assistant Professor, U. of the Philippines, Diliman
  6. C Icay, Arthur Andersen
  7. Ganesh Thapa, Regional Economist, Asia and the Pacific Division, IFAD
  8. Dingding Wang, Associate Professor, China Center for Economic Research (CCER) Peking University.
  9. Marilou Uy, Director of the Financial Sector Operations, World Bank