- Natural Resource
- Ports & Cargo
- Population & Housing
- Government Expenditures
Dr. Jason Scorse
Jason Scorse received his PhD in Environmental Economics & Policy at UC-Berkeley under Michael Hanemann and Ann Harrison. He is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the International Environmental Policy Program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Professor Scorse is also the Director of the Center for the Blue Economy, the parent program of the NOEP.
Dr. Scorse has published articles in American Economic Review, California Management Review, and for books published by the Brookings Institution and Routledge Press. His book, What Environmentalists Need to Know About Economics, was released in 2010. Professor Scorse also sits on the board of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Research Activities Panel and The Otter Project.
Dr. Judith T. Kildow
Dr. Judith Kildow is founder and Director of the
National Ocean Economics Program (NOEP)
at the Monterey Institute for International Studies (a
graduate school of Middlebury College). She is also adjunct
professor at California State University at Monterey Bay,
serves on several boards, and is a private consultant.
Her field bridges science and policy, identifying how
economic activities and ocean changes affect each other.
She spent 25+ years as a professor at MIT, tenured in the
Department of Ocean Engineering, was Senior Social Scientist
at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, James W. Rote
Distinguished Professor, California State University Monterey
Bay, Research Faculty/Senior Fellow at Harvard University,
University of Southern California and University of Vermont.
Dr. Charles S. Colgan
Charles S. Colgan is a consultant with the NOEP. He
is a Professor of Public Policy and Management in the
Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service at the University
of Southern Maine. Dr. Colgan is the Chair of the Muskie School’s
PhD Program in Public Policy and is a Senior Research
Associate in the USM Center for Business and Economic Research. His
long term economic forecasts are used by the Maine Department of
Transportation and the Economic Development Districts of Maine.