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Kristen  Sheeran , PhD  | View Home Page
Title Vice President, Knowledge Systems, Ecotrust and Director, Economics for Equity and Environment Network
Institution Ecotrust
721 NW Ninth Avenue Suite 200  
Portland  OR 97209
Dr. Sheeran is Vice President of Knowledge Systems at Ecotrust; and Director and co-founder of Economics for Equity and Environment Network. Dr. Sheeran’s research is focused on climate change, environmental policy, political economy, and development. She is author of an award winning book, Saving Kyoto (with Graciela Chichilnisky, New Holland, 2009) and has published many scholarly articles in Environmental and Resource Economics, Climatic Change, Ecological Economics, and other journals. Dr. Sheeran has also written about economics and the environment for a popular audience, including op-eds in the Washington Post and Baltimore Sun, and she is a frequent contributor to blogs. Articles referencing Dr. Sheeran and the work of E3 Network and Ecotrust have appeared in publications such as the New York Times, The Washington Post, Time, Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, Nature, and Mother Jones. Prior to her role with Ecotrust, Dr. Sheeran was an associate professor of economics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in economics and political science from Drew University, and received her Ph.D. in economics from American University.
Recent Consulting
Past clients include World Wildlife Fund,NRDC, The Nature Conservancy, Pew Charitable Trusts. amongst others.
Kristen Sheeran (2006)
Who Should Abate Carbon Emissions? A Note
Environmental and Resource Economics
Vol 35 Iss 2
Kristen Sheeran (2006 )
Side Payments Vs. Exemptions: The Implications for Equitable and Efficient Climate Control
Eastern Economic Journal
Vol 32 Iss 2
Kristen Sheeran (2006 )
Forest Conservation in the Philippines: A Cost Effective Approach to Mitigating Climate Change?
Ecological Economics
Vol 58 Iss 2
Frank Ackerman, Stephen DeCanio, Richard Howarth, Kristen Sheeran (2009)
The Limitations of Integrated Assessment Models of Climate Change
Climatic Change
Kristen Sheeran and Robin Hahnel (2009)
Misinterpreting the Coase Theorem
Journal of Economic Issues