Dr. Jason Scorse
CBE Director & Lead Non-market Economist
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
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. 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. Scorse's CV
Dr. Judith T. Kildow
Director of NOEP
Dr. Judith Kildow is founder and Director of the
National Ocean Economics Program (NOEP)
in the Center for the Blue Economy at the Middlebury Institute of
International Studies at Monterey.
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. Kildow has a Ph.D. in International Relations and Science
Policy from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts
University. She has served on numerous international,
national and state committees, corporate and editorial
boards, and has published widely in the field of ocean
policy and economics.
Dr. Kildow's CV
Dr. Charles S. Colgan
Lead Market Economist
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.
Prior to joining the University of Southern Maine, he served
in the Maine State Planning Office, was State Economist, and
Director of Natural Resource and Economic Policy. He received his
B.A.from Colby College and received his Ph.D. in economic history
from the University of Maine.