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Faculty and Staff Profile

Reed Watson

Professor of Practice


Office: 150 Sirrine
Phone: 8646569524
Email: REED81@clemson.edu
Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/view/reedwatson
 

 Educational Background

J.D. Law
Duke University 2008

M.A. Environmental Economics and Policy
Duke University 2008

B.S. Economics
Clemson University 2004

 Courses Taught

Why Business? (ECON 4980)
Environmental Law and Policy (HON 2200)
Econ Development Projects (ECON 3970)

 Profile

Reed Watson is a Professor of Practice in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University. His research explores the economics of natural resource management, focusing particularly on the legal institutions governing public lands, water, and wildlife resources. Prior to joining Clemson, Watson was executive director of the Property and Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana.

 Research Interests

Political Economy
Law & Economics
Natural Resource Economics

 Research Publications

“Priming the Invisible Pump of Water Markets.” In Free Market Environmentalism for the Next Generation, ed. by Terry Anderson and Donald Leal. Palgrave (2015).

“Entrepreneurs: Doing Good While Doing Well.” In Free Market Environmentalism for the Next Generation, ed. by Terry Anderson and Donald Leal. Palgrave (2015).

“Public Wildlife on Private Land: Unifying the Split Estate to Enhance Trust Resources.” 23 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 291-321 (Spring 2013).

“Tapping Water Markets.” RFF Press an imprint of Taylor and Francis, with Terry Anderson and Brandon Scarborough (2012).

“Environmental Federalism: The Optimal Locus of Endangered Species Authority.” In The Endangered Species Act and Federalism, ed. by Kaush Arha and Barton H. Thompson. RFF Press, with Terry Anderson (2011).