John Lynham

 

I’m an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where I am also a UHERO Research Fellow. I am the Director of the Graduate Ocean Policy Certificate. I am an Affiliated Researcher at the Center for Ocean Solutions at Stanford University. My research interests are in environmental/resource economics, marine ecology and behavioral economics. I am a Pacific Century Fellow, class of 2012. In 2013, I was honored to receive the Board of Regents’ Medal  for Excellence in Teaching.

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Email: lynham@hawaii.edu

Address:

Department of Economics, Saunders Hall 532,

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa,

2424 Maile Way,

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808)-956-8280

Fax: (808)-956-4347


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  1. “Social Networks and Environmental Outcomes” with Michele Barnes, Kolter Karlberg and PingSun Leung. (2016) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(23), 6466–6471.






  1. “Exogenous vs. Endogenous Regulation in the Commons” with Anna Lou Abatayo, (2016), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 76, 51-66.








  1. “Why Does Real-Time Information Reduce Energy Consumption?” with Kohei Nitta, Tatsuyoshi Saijo, and Nori Tarui, (2016), Energy Economics, 54, 173-181.








  1. “The political economy of marine reserves: Understanding the role of opportunity costs” with Martin Smith, James Sanchirico and James Wilson. (2010) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(43), 18300-18305.

  2. Selected for Faculty of 1000 Biology (http://www.f1000biology.com)





  1. "Can Catch Shares Prevent Fisheries Collapse?" with Christopher Costello and Steven Gaines. (2008) Science, 321, 1678-1681.

  2. This paper was reviewed by Geoffrey Heal and Wolfram Schlenker in Nature. It was also chosen by the editors of Nature as their favourite Economics paper published in 2008.

  3. Selected for Faculty of 1000 Biology (http://www.f1000biology.com)

  4. You can read some coverage of this paper in the popular press here.

  5. You can read some important criticism of this paper in an article in Fisheries 34(6).