UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Modeling Economics of California Water

Journal Articles

Huang, Q., S. Rozelle, R.E. Howitt, J. Wang, and J. Huang. "Irrigation Water Demand and Implications for Water Pricing Policy in Rural China." Environment and Development Economics 15(3)(2010):293-319.

Azuara, J.M., R.E. Howitt, C.W. Barrera, L.G.M. Espinosa, J.R. Lund, and J.E. Taylor. "A Calibrated Agricultural Water Demand Model for Three Regions in Northern Baja California." Agrociencia 43(2009):83-96.

Medellín-Azuara, J., L.G. Espinosa, J.R. Lund, J.J. Harou, and R.E. Howitt. "Virtues of Simple Hydro-Economic Optimization: Baja California, Mexico." Journal of Environmental Management 90(2009):3470-3478.

Medellín-Azuara, J., J.J. Harou, and R.E. Howitt. "Estimating Economic Value of Agricultural Water Under Changing Conditions and the Effects of Spatial Aggregation." Science of the Total Environment(2009).

Maneta, M.P., M.O. Torres, W.W. Wallender, S. Vosti, R.E. Howitt, L. Rodrigues, L.H. Bassoi, and S. Panday. "A Spatially Distributed Hydroeconomic Model to Assess the Effects of Drought on Land Use, Farm Profits, and Agricultural Employment." Water Resources Research 45(2009):1-19.

Hansen, K., R.E. Howitt, and J. Williams. "Valuing Risk: Options in California Water Markets." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 90(5)(2008):1336-1342.

Rosenberg, D.E., R.E. Howitt, and J.R. Lund. "Water Management with Water Conservation, Infrastructure Expansions, and Source Variability in Jordan." Water Resources Research 44(W11402)(2008):1-11.

Medellín-Azuara, J., J.R. Lund and R.E. Howitt. "Water Supply Analysis for Restoring the Colorado River Delta, Mexico." Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management (2007):462-471.

Tanaka, S.K., T. Zhu, J.R. Lund, R.E. Howitt, M.W. Jenkins, M.A. Pulido, M. Tauber, R.S. Ritzema, and I.C. Ferreira. "Climate Warming and Water Management Adaptation for California." Climatic Change 76(2006):361-387.

Marques, G.F., J.R. Lund, M.R. Leu, M. Jenkins, R.E. Howitt, T. Harter, S. Hatchett, N. Ruud, and S. Burke. "Economically Driven Simulation of Regional Water Systems: Friant-Kern, California." Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 132(6)(2006):468-479.

Howitt, R.E. and E. Hanak. "Incremental Water Market Development: The California Water Sector 1985 - 2004." Canadian Water Resources Journal 30(1)(2005):1-10.

Howitt, R.E. and K. Hansen. "The Evolving Western Water Markets." Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues 20(1)(2005):59-63.

Marques, G.F., J.R. Lund, and R.E. Howitt. "Modeling Irrigated Agricultural Production and Water Use Decisions Under Water Supply Uncertainty." Water Resources Research 41(8 W08423)(2005):1-11.

Knapp, K.C., M. Weinberg, R.E. Howitt, and J.F. Posnikoff. "Water Transfers, Agriculture, and Groundwater Management: A Dynamic Economic Analysis." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 67(2003):291-301.

Sunding, D., D. Zilberman, R.E. Howitt, A. Dinar and N. MacDougall. "Measuring the Costs of Reallocating Water from Agriculture: A Multi-Model Approach." Natural Resource Modeling 15(2)(2002):201-225.

Books and Book Chapters

Hanak, E., J.R. Lund, A. Dinar, B. Gray, R.E. Howitt, J. Mount, P. Moyle, and B. Thompson. Managing California’s Water: From Conflict to Reconciliation. San Francisco, CA: Public Policy Institute of California, 2011.

Lund, J.R., E. Hanak, W.E. Fleenor, W.A. Bennett, R.E. Howitt, J.F. Mount, and P.B. Moyle. Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. F.R. Hauer, ed. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2010.

Lund, J.R., E. Hanak, W.E. Fleenor, R.E. Howitt, J.F. Mount, and P. Moyle. Envisioning Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. San Francisco, CA: Public Policy Institute of California, 2007.

Working Papers

Torres, M., M. Maneta, R.E. Howitt, S.A. Vosti, and W. Young. "Assessing the Effects of Water Use Regulation and High Sugarcane Prices in the São Francisco River Basin: An Application of a Linked Hydro-Economic Model." São Francisco River Basin Research Team working paper, Washington, D.C., Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), in collaboration with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), 2008.

Hansen, K., J. Kaplan, S. Kroll, and R.E. Howitt. "Valuing Options in California Water Markets: A Laboratory Investigation." Davis, University of California: Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2007.

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