The Economics of Infectious Disease

Charles Perrings

Recent Papers

  1. PerringsC., Levin, S. & Daszak, P. (2018) The Economics of Infectious Disease, Trade and Pandemic Risk. EcoHealth, 1-3.
  2. Shanafelt, D., Jones, G., Lima, M., PerringsC. & Chowell, G. (2018) Forecasting the 2001 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in the United Kingdom. Ecohealth, 1-10.
  3. Morin, B., Kinzig, A., Levin, S. & PerringsC. (2018) Economic Incentives in the Socially Optimal Management of Infectious Disease: When R0 is Not Enough. EcoHealth, 1-16.
  4. Wu, T. & PerringsC. (2017) Conservation, development and the management of infectious disease: avian influenza in China, 2004–2012. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B372, 20160126.
  5. Shanafelt, D. & PerringsC. (2017) Foot and mouth disease: the risks of the international trade in live animals. Revue scientifique et technique-Office international des épizooties36, 839-866.
  6. Mamada, R., Lampert, A. & PerringsC. (2017) Potential Games and the Tragedy of the Commons. Strategic Behavior and the Environment6, 311-338.
  7. Huang, B., Abbott, J.K., Fenichel, E.P., Muneepeerakul, R., PerringsC. & Gerber, L. (2017) Testing the feasibility of a hypothetical whaling‐conservation permit market in Norway. Conservation Biology31, 809-817.
  8. Huang, B. & PerringsC. (2017) Managing the Risks of Sea Lice Transmission Between Salmon Aquaculture and Wild Pink Salmon Fishery. Ecological Economics142, 228-237.
  9. Yoo, J. & PerringsC. (2017) Modeling the short-run costs of changes in water availability in a desert city: a modified input-output approach. International Review of Applied Economics31, 549-564.
  10. Yoo, J. & PerringsC. (2017) An externality of groundwater depletion: land subsidence and residential property prices in Phoenix, Arizona. Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy6, 121-133.
  11. PerringsC. (2016) The economics of the marine environment: A Review. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies18, 277-301.
  12. Wu, T., PerringsC., Kinzig, A., Collins, J.P., Minteer, B.A. & Daszak, P. (2016) Economic growth, urbanization, globalization, and the risks of emerging infectious diseases in China: A review. Ambio, 1-12.
  13. PerringsC. (2016) Options for managing the infectious animal and plant disease risks of international trade. Food Security8, 27-35
  14. Bichara, D., Kang, Y., Castillo-Chavez, C., Horan, R. & PerringsC. (2015) SIS and SIR epidemic models under virtual dispersal.  Bulletin of mathematical biology, arXiv preprint arXiv:1503.08881  PDF
  15. Shanafelt, D.W., Dieckmann, U., Jonas, M., Franklin, O., Loreau, M. & PerringsC. (2015) Biodiversity, productivity, and the spatial insurance hypothesis revisited. Journal of theoretical biology380, 426-435  PDF
  16. Baggio, M. & PerringsC. (2015) Modeling adaptation in multi-state resource systems. Ecological Economics116, 378-386. PDF
  17. Castillo-Chavez, C., Curtiss, R., Daszak, P., Levin, S.A., Patterson-Lomba, O., PerringsC., Poste, G. & Towers, S. (2015) Beyond Ebola: lessons to mitigate future pandemics. The Lancet Global Health3, e354-e355 PDF
  18. Morin, B.R., PerringsC., Kinzig, A. & Levin, S. (2015) The Social Benefit of Private Infectious Disease-Risk Mitigation. Theoretical Ecology DOI 10.1007/s12080-015-0262-z. PDF
  19. Naeem, S., Ingram, J.C., Varga, A., Agardy, T., Barten, P., Bennett, G., Bloomgarden, E., Bremer, L.L., Burkill, P., Cattau, M., Ching, C., Colby, M., Cook, D.C., Costanza, R., DeClerck, F., Freund, C., Gartner, T., Goldman-Benner, R., Gunderson, J., Jarrett, D., Kinzig, A.P., Kiss, A., Koontz, A., Kumar, P., Lasky, J.R., Masozera, M., Meyers, D., Milano, F., Naughton-Treves, L., Nichols, E., Olander, L., Olmsted, P., Perge, E., PerringsC., Polasky, S., Potent, J., Prager, C., Quétier, F., Redford, K., Saterson, K., Thoumi, G., Vargas, M.T., Vickerman, S., Weisser, W., Wilkie, D. & Wunder, S. (2015) Get the science right when paying for nature’s services. Science347, 1206-1207. PDF
  20. Simonit, S., Connors, J.P., Yoo, J., Kinzig, A. & PerringsC. (2015) The Impact of Forest Thinning on the Reliability of Water Supply in Central Arizona. PLOS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121596. PDF
  21. Morin, B.R., PerringsC., Levin, S. & Kinzig, A. (2014) Disease risk mitigation: The equivalence of two selective mixing strategies on aggregate contact patterns and resulting epidemic spread. Journal of Theoretical Biology363, 262-270. PDF
  22. Perrings, C., Castillo-Chavez, C., Chowell, G., Daszak, P., Fenichel, E., Finnoff, D., Horan, R., Kilpatrick, A.M., Kinzig, A., Kuminoff, N., Levin, S., Morin, B., Smith, K. & Springborn, M. (2014) Merging Economics and Epidemiology to Improve the Prediction and Management of Infectious Disease. EcoHealth, 1-12. PDF
  23. PerringsC. (2014) Environment and development economics 20 years on. Environment and Development Economics19, 333-366. PDF
  24. Yoo, J., Simonit, S., Connors, J.P., Kinzig, A.P. & PerringsC. (2014) The valuation of off-site ecosystem service flows: Deforestation, erosion and the amenity value of lakes in Prescott, Arizona. Ecological Economics97, 74-83. PDF
  25. Yoo, J., Simonit, S., Connors, J.P., Kinzig, A.P. & PerringsC. (2014) Estimating the approximated price elasticity of residential water demand in Phoenix. Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy91, 57-68. PDF
  26. PerringsC., Kinzig, A. & Halkos, G. (2014) Sustainable development in an N-rich/N-poor world. Ambio, doi: 10.1007/s13280-013-0488-1. PDF
  27. Green, O.O. & PerringsC. (2014) Institutionalized cooperation and resilience in transboundary freshwater allocation. Resilience and Law (ed. by A.S. Garmestani and C.R. Allen), pp. 176-203. Columbia University Press, New York.
  28. Simonit, S. & PerringsC. (2013) Reply to Ogden and Stallard: Phenomenological runoff models in the Panama Canal watershed. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences110, E5038.
  29. Simonit, S. & PerringsC. (2013) Bundling ecosystem services in the Panama Canal watershed. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences110, 9326–9331. PDF
  30. Teelucksingh, S., Nunes P.A.L.D., & PerringsC. (2013). Biodiversity­ based development in Small Island Developing States. Environment and Development Economics18, 381­391. PDF
  31. Yoo, J., Simonit, S., Connors, J. P., Maliszewski, P. J., Kinzig, A. P. and PerringsC. 2013. The value of agricultural water rights in agricultural properties in the path of development. Ecological Economics 91:57-68. PDF
  32. Larson, E.K. & PerringsC. (2013) The value of water-related amenities in an arid city: The case of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Landscape and Urban Planning109: 45-55. PDF
  33. Maliszewski, P., Larson, E. & PerringsC. (2013) Valuing the Reliability of the Electrical Power Infrastructure: A Two-stage Hedonic Approach. Urban Studies50: 72-87. PDF
  34. Mace, G.M., PerringsC., Le Prestre, P., Cramer, W., Diaz, S., Larigauderie, A., Scholes, R.J. & Mooney, H.A. (2013) Science to Policy Linkages for the Post-2010 Biodiversity Targets. Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation: Bridging the Gap between Global Commitment and Local Action (ed. by B. Collen, N. Pettorelli, J.E.M. Baillie and S.M. Durant), pp. 291-310. John Wiley, Hoboken N.J. PDF
  35. Arriagada, R. & PerringsC. (2013) Making payments for ecosystem services work. Values, Payments and Institutions for Ecosystem Management (ed. by P. Kumar, I. Thiaw and T. Barker), pp. 16-57. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.
  36. Arriagada, R. & PerringsC. (2013) Paying for international environmental public goods. Values, Payments and Institutions for Ecosystem Management (ed. by P. Kumar, I. Thiaw and T. Barker), pp. 172-191. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.
  37. Dasgupta, P., Kinzig, A.P. & Perrings, C. (2013) The Value of Biodiversity. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition) (ed. by S.A.Levin), pp. 167-179. Academic Press, Waltham. PDF
  38. Cardinale, B.J., Duffy, J.E., Gonzalez, A., Hooper, D.U., PerringsC., Venail, P., Narwani, A., Mace, G.M., Tilman, D., Wardle, D.A., Kinzig, A.P., Daily, G.C., Loreau, M., Grace, J.B., Larigauderie, A., Srivastava, D.S. & Naeem, S. (2012) Biodiversity loss and its impact on humanity. Nature 486, 59-67. PDF
  39. Kinzig, A.P., PerringsC., Chapin, F.S., Polasky, S., Smith, V.K., Tilman, D. & Turner, B.L. (2012) Response—Ecosystem Services: Free Lunch No More. Science 335, 656-657. PDF
  40. Mori, K. & PerringsC. (2012) Optimal Management of the Flood Risks of Floodplain Development. Science of the Total Environment 431, 109-121. PDF
  41. Perrings, C. & Halkos, G. (2012) Who Cares about Biodiversity? Optimal Conservation and Transboundary Biodiversity Externalities. Environmental and Resource Economics 52, 585–608. PDF
  42. Iverson, T. and PerringsC. (2012) Precaution and proportionality in the management of global environmental change.  Global Environmental Change 22, 161–177. PDF
  43. Maliszewski, P. J., & Perrings, C., (2012) Factors in the resilience of electrical power distribution infrastructures, Applied Geography 32 (2), 668-679. PDF
  44. Maliszewski, P. J., Larson, E. K. and Perrings. C. (2012). Environmental determinants of unscheduled residential outages in the electrical distribution of Phoenix, Arizona. Reliability Engineering & System Safety 99, 161-171. PDF
  45. Perrings, C. (2012) The Governance of International Environmental Public Goods. Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms (ed. by E. Brousseau, T. Dedeurwaerdere, P.-A. Jouvet and M. Willinger), pp. 54-79. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  46. Perrings, C. (2012) The road to wealth accounting. Inclusive Wealth Report 2012.  Measuring progress toward sustainability (ed. by UNU-IHDP and UNEP), pp. 143-164. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  47. Wang, Q., Fenichel, E.P. & Perrings, C. (2012) Border Inspection and Trade Diversion: Risk Reduction vs. Risk Substitution. In Health and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries (ed. by D. Zilberman, J. Otte, D. Roland-Holst and D. Pfeiffer), pp. 119-134. Springer New York.
  48. Kinzig, A.P., PerringsC., Chapin, F.S., Polasky, S., Smith, V.K., Tilman, D. & Turner, B.L. (2011) Paying for Ecosystem Services: Promise and Peril. Science, 334, 603-604. PDF
  49. Fenichel, E. P., Castillo-Chavez, C., Ceddia, M. G., Chowell, G., Parra, P. A. G., Hickling, G. J., Holloway, G., Horan R., Morin, B., Perrings, C., Springborn, M., Velazquez, L., Villalobos, C. (2011). Adaptive human behavior in epidemiological models. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences108(15), 6306-6311. PDF
  50. Keller, R., & Perrings, C. (2011). International policy options for reducing the environmental impacts of invasive species. Bioscience61, 1005-1012. PDF
  51. Touza, J., & Perrings, C. (2011). Strategic behavior and the scope for unilateral provision of transboundary ecosystem services that are international environmental public goods. Strategic Behavior and the Environment1(2), 89-117. PDF
  52. Perrings, C., Duraiappah, A., Larigauderie, A., & Mooney, H. (2011). The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Science-Policy Interface. Science331(6021), 1139 -1140. PDF
  53. Arriagada, R., & Perrings, C. (2011). Paying for International Environmental Public Goods. AMBIO40(7), 798-806. PDF
  54. Simonit, S. & PerringsC. (2011) Sustainability and the value of the ‘regulating’ services: Wetlands and water quality in Lake Victoria. Ecological Economics70, 1189–1199. PDF
  55. Perrings, C., Naeem, S., Ahrestani, F. S., Bunker, D. E., Burkill, P., Canziani, G., Elmqvist, T., et al. (2011). Ecosystem services, targets, and indicators for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment9(9), 512-520. PDF
  56. Perrings, C. (2011) Elton and the Economics of Biological Invasions. FiftyYears of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton (ed. by D.M. Richardson), pp 315-328. Blackwell, Oxford.
  57. Simonit, S. and Perrings, C. (2011) Modeling the economics of ecosystem services at the watershed scale: a spatial model of land use externalities and the regulating functions of wetlands. Research Tools in Natural Resource and Environmental Economics (ed. by A.A. Batabyal and P. Nijkamp), pp. 341-376. World Scientific Publishing, Singapore.
  58. Perrings, C. (2011) Asko 1993:  Commentary.  Bringing Ecologists and Economists Together:  The Asko Meetings and Papers (ed. By T. Soderqvist, A. Sundbaum, C. Folke, C. and K.-G. Maler), pp 47-49, Springer, Dordrecht.
  59. Perrings, C. (2011) Invasion Economics, Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions (ed.  D. Simberloff and M. Rejmanek), pp 375-378, University of California Press, Berkeley.
  60. Ceddia, M.G., Bartlett, M., De Lucia, C. & PerringsC. (2011) On the regulation of spatial externalities: coexistence between GM and conventional crops in the EU and the ‘newcomer principle’. The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics55, 126-143. PDF
  61. Perrings, C., Naeem, S., Ahrestani, F., Bunker, D. E., Burkill, P., Canziani, G., Elmqvist, T., et al. (2010). Ecosystem Services for 2020. Science330(6002), 323 -324. PDF
  62. PerringsC., Naeem, S., Ahrestani, F., Bunker, D.E., Burkill, P., Canziani, G., Elmqvist, T., Ferrati, R., Fuhrman, J., Jasic, F., Kawabata, Z., Kinzig, A., Mace, G.M., Milano, F., Mooney, H., Richard, A.-H.P., Tschirhart, J. & Weisser, W. (2010) Biodiversity Transcends Services‚ Response. Science330, 1745. PDF
  63. Kuo, Y.-L., & Perrings, C. (2010). Wasting Time? Recycling Incentives in Urban Taiwan and Japan. Environmental and Resource Economics47(3), 423-437. PDF
  64. Perrings, C. (2010). Exotic effects of capital accumulation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences107(27), 12063 -12064. PDF
  65. Perrings, C. (2010). The Economics of Biodiversity: The Evolving Agenda. Environment and Development Economics15, 721-746. PDF
  66. Touza, J., Perrings, C., & Chas Amil, M. L. (2010). Harvest Decisions and Spatial Landscape Attributes: The Case of Galician Communal Forests. Environmental and Resource Economics46(1), 75-91. PDF
  67. Mace, G.M., Cramer, W., Diaz, S., Faith, D.P., Larigauderie, A., Le Prestre, P., Palmer, M.R., PerringsC., Scholes, R.J., Walpole, M., Walther, B.A., Watson, J.E. & Mooney, H. (2010) Biodiversity Targets After 2010. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability2, 1–6. PDF
  68. Elmqvist, T., Maltby, E., Barker, T., Mortimer, M., PerringsC., Aronson, J.L., de Groot, R., Fitter, A., Mace, G., Norberg, J., Sousa Pinto, I. & Ring, I. (2010) Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Ecological and Economic Foundations (ed. by P. Kumar), pp. 41-112. Earthscan, London.
  69. Pascual, U., Muradian, R., Brander, L.M., Gomez-Baggethun, E., Martin-Lopez, B., Verma, M., Armsworth, P., Christie, M., Cornelissen, H., Eppink, F., Farley, J., Loomis, J.B., Pearson, L., PerringsC. & Polasky, S. (2010) The Economics of Valuing Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Ecological and Economic Foundations (ed. by P. Kumar), pp. 183-256. Earthscan, London.
  70. Brock, W.A., Kinzig, A.P. & PerringsC. (2010) Modeling the Economics of Biodiversity and Environmental Heterogeneity. Environmental and Resource Economics46, 43-58. PDF



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