Margaret Walls

Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division

1616 P Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Extended Producer Responsibility and Product Design: Economic Theory and Selected Case Studies

RFF Discussion Paper No. 06-08
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 May 2006 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 1,218 (7,272)
Citation 5

Abstract:

design for environment, recycling, waste management, incentive-based policy instruments

2.

Automobile Externalities and Policies

RFF Discussion Paper No. 06-26
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
Ian W. H. Parry, Margaret Walls and Winston Harrington
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Resources for the Future
Downloads 565 (35,926)
Citation 25

Abstract:

pollution, congestion, accidents, fuel tax, fuel-economy standard, congestion pricing

3.

The Incidence of U.S. Climate Policy: Alternative Uses of Revenues from a Cap-and-Trade Auction

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-17-REV
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Dallas Burtraw, Richard Sweeney and Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 215 (90,661)
Citation 9

Abstract:

cap-and-trade, allocation, distributional effects, cost burden, equity

4.

Deposit-Refund Systems in Practice and Theory

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-47
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Jan 2012
Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 154 (86,773)

Abstract:

deposit-refund, waste disposal, recycling, source reduction, illegal dumping, Pigovian tax, advance disposal fee, upstream pollution, design for environment

5.

The Incidence of U.S. Climate Policy: Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-28
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 24 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2008
Dallas Burtraw, Richard Sweeney and Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 121 (182,283)
Citation 3

Abstract:

cap-and-trade, allocation, distributional effects, cost burden, equity

6.

Assessing the Energy-Efficiency Information Gap: Results from a Survey of Home Energy Auditors

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-42
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2012
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University
Downloads 112 (189,152)

Abstract:

energy efficiency, climate change

7.

Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing Policies in the Electricity Sector

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Feb 2010
Dallas Burtraw, Margaret Walls and Joshua A. Blonz
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Resources for the Future
Downloads 110 (168,757)
Citation 5

Abstract:

cap and trade, allocation, distributional effects, cost burden, equity, regulation, local distribution companies

8.

Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, and Land Use: Comparing Three Federal Policies

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-08
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Margaret Walls and Anne Riddle
Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Resources for the Future
Downloads 96 (205,606)

Abstract:

biodiversity, critical habitat, conservation, green infrastructure, payment for ecosystem services, public goods, wetlands mitigation

9.

The Trade-off Between Private Lots and Public Open Space in Subdivisions at the Urban-Rural Fringe

RFF Discussion Paper No. 07-33
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2008
Elizabeth Kopits, Virginia McConnell and Margaret Walls
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), University of Maryland and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 77 (237,763)

Abstract:

subdivisions, clustering, hedonic property values, open space

10.

Is Energy Efficiency Capitalized into Home Prices? Evidence from Three US Cities

Resources for the Future DP 13-18-REV
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2016
Margaret Walls, Karen L. Palmer, Todd Gerarden and Xian Bak
Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division, Resources for the Future, Harvard University and Independent
Downloads 55 (202,946)

Abstract:

Energy Star homes, energy efficiency, green certifications, hedonic model

11.

Explaining Sprawl with an Agent-Based Model of Exurban Land and Housing Markets

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-33
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jun 2012
National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, University of Maryland, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Resources for the Future
Downloads 50 (290,727)

Abstract:

housing density, farmland, development, urban fringe, computational methods

12.

The Incidence of Pollution Control Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w11438
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jul 2005
Resources for the Future, Rutgers University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 48 (313,804)
Citation 17

Abstract:

13.

Zoning on the Urban Fringe: Results from a New Approach to Modeling Land and Housing Markets

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-32
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2012
University of Maryland, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division, Resources for the Future and National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center
Downloads 47 (300,523)
Citation 2

Abstract:

land use, agent-based model, zoning, urban sprawl

14.

Policies to Encourage Home Energy Efficiency Improvements: Comparing Loans, Subsidies, and Standards

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-47
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 40 (331,180)

Abstract:

energy efficiency, building retrofits, welfare costs, cost-effectiveness

15.

Big Yards or Green Space?

Regulation, Vol. 31, No. 3, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
Elizabeth Kopits, Virginia McConnell and Margaret Walls
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), University of Maryland and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 39 (337,159)

Abstract:

real estate, homebuyers, clustering, regulation, subdivision, sprawl, house value, lot size, urban-rural, fringe

16.

Markets for Development Rights: Lessons Learned from Three Decades of a TDR Program

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-49
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 33 (325,204)

Abstract:

TDRs, zoning, sprawl, farmland preservation, easements

17.

Flooding and Resilience: Valuing Conservation Investments in a World with Climate Change

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 13-38
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
Carolyn Kousky, Margaret Walls and Ziyan Chu
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Resources for the Future
Downloads 30 (319,406)

Abstract:

land conservation, extreme weather events, peak discharges, Hazus, avoided flood damages

18.

Can Benchmarking and Disclosure Laws Provide Incentives for Energy Efficiency Improvements in Buildings?

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Mar 2015
Karen L. Palmer and Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 24 (283,732)

Abstract:

energy efficiency, commercial buildings, disclosure, benchmarking, energy use intensity, Energy Star, LEED

19.

Climate Policy’s Uncertain Outcomes for Households: The Role of Complex Allocation Schemes in Cap and Trade

Resources for the Future DP 10-12-REV
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Joshua A. Blonz, Dallas Burtraw and Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 22 (412,825)
Citation 1

Abstract:

cap and trade, allocation, distributional effects, cost burden, equity, regulation, local distribution companies

20.

Is What You See What You Get? The Value of Natural Landscape Views

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 13-25
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Margaret Walls, Carolyn Kousky and Ziyan Chu
Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division, Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future
Downloads 21 (349,882)

Abstract:

hedonic pricing, view, open space, land cover, geographic information systems

21.

Floodplain Conservation as a Flood Mitigation Strategy: Examining Costs and Benefits

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 13-22-REV
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2013
Carolyn Kousky and Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 16 (417,763)

Abstract:

floodplain conservation, benefit–cost analysis, hedonic model, hazus, floods

22.

Does Information Provision Shrink the Energy Efficiency Gap? A Cross-City Comparison of Commercial Building Benchmarking and Disclosure Laws

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 15-12
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Karen L. Palmer and Margaret Walls
Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division
Downloads 15 (378,103)

Abstract:

energy efficiency, information, commercial buildings, differences-in-differences regression

23.

Energy Benchmarking and Disclosure: Summary of a Workshop on City Experiences, Market Impacts, and Program Evaluation

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 15-10
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Resources for the Future
Downloads 8 (422,757)

Abstract:

energy efficiency, commercial buildings, disclosure, benchmarking, energy use intensity, Energy Star, LEED, program evaluation

24.

Putting Information into Action: What Explains Follow-Up on Home Energy Audits?

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 15-34
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Karen L. Palmer, Margaret Walls and Lucy O'Keeffe
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Resources for the Future
Downloads 4 (427,884)

Abstract:

energy efficiency, economics of information, energy retrofits

25.

Can Downstream Waste Disposal Policies Encourage Upstream Design for Environment?

American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, pp. 233-237, May 2000
Posted: 13 Jan 2010
Margaret Walls and Paul Calcott
Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Economics & Finance

Abstract:

Environment, Production, Firms, Producers, Optimal policy, Upstream, Disposal Fees

26.

Waste, Recycling, and Design for Environment

Resource and Energy Economics, Vol. 27, No. 4, 2005
Posted: 13 Jan 2010
Margaret Walls and Paul Calcott
Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Economics & Finance

Abstract:

Recycling, Waste, Environment, Constrained Optimisation, Optimal outcome

27.

Policy Monitor: U.S. Experience with Transferable Development Rights

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 288-303, 2009
Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Virginia McConnell and Margaret Walls
University of Maryland and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division

Abstract:

Q24, Q57, Q58

28.

The Trade-Off between Private Lots and Public Open Space in Subdivisions at the Urbanrural Fringe

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 89, Issue 5, pp. 1191-1197, December 2007
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Elizabeth Kopits, Virginia McConnell and Margaret Walls
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), University of Maryland and Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division

Abstract: