John Lynham

 

I’m a Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where I am also a UHERO Research Fellow and the Director of the Graduate Ocean Policy Certificate program. I am an Affiliated Researcher at the Center for Ocean Solutions at Stanford University and a Fellow with emLab at UCSB. I serve on the editorial boards of the Journal of Environmental Economics & Management and Marine Policy. My research interests are in environmental/resource economics, marine ecology, and behavioral economics. I have been honored to be selected as a Pacific Century Fellow and as a recipient of the Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching.

Welcome

Selected Publications

Contact details




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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CV

Google Scholar Profile

 
  1. “Vog: Using Volcanic Eruptions to Estimate the Health Costs of Particulates” with Timothy Halliday and Áureo de Paula. (forthcoming) The Economic Journal.

  2. See the op-ed we wrote for VoxEU.






  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.

  2. This paper has been categorized as a Highly Cited Paper (top 1% in the field of Social Sciences) by Web of Science’s Essential Science Indicators

  3. Selected for the most influential papers on water in 2016 by the Australian Rivers Institute.




  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 has been categorized as a Highly Cited Paper (top 1% in the field of Economics & Business) by Web of Science’s Essential Science Indicators

  3. 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.

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

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

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

Selected Working Papers

Email me for a copy of any papers that do not have links.

“Neighbors and Neighborhoods” (with Philip Neary)


“Stress and Temporal Discounting: Do Domains Matter? ” (with Johannes Haushofer, Chaning Jang and Justin Abraham).


“Extreme Events and Economic Preferences” (with Anna Lou Abatayo) revision requested, Journal of Economic Psychology.


“The Economic Impact of the Pacific Marine Monuments” (with Anton Nikolaev, Thaís Vilela, and Juan Carlos Villaseñor-Derbez).