Sheila M. Olmstead

LBJ School of Public Affairs

Associate Professor

2300 Red River St., Stop E2700

PO Box Y

Austin, TX 78713

United States

Resources for the Future

Visiting Fellow

1616 P Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Water Demand under Alternative Price Structures

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2007, AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-10, KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-039
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Oct 2006
Sheila M. Olmstead, W. Michael Hanemann and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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water demand, price elasticity, non-linear pricing

Water Demand Under Alternative Price Structures

NBER Working Paper No. w13573
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Sheila M. Olmstead, W. Michael Hanemann and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Economics of Shale Gas Development

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 14-42-REV
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Charles F. Mason, Lucija Muehlenbachs and Sheila M. Olmstead
University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future and LBJ School of Public Affairs
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hydraulic fracturing, economic benefits, positive externalities, negative externalities, environmental impacts

The Economics of Shale Gas Development

FEEM Working Paper No. 017.2015
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Mar 2015
Charles F. Mason, Lucija Muehlenbachs and Sheila M. Olmstead
University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future and LBJ School of Public Affairs
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Hydraulic Fracturing, Economic Benefits, Positive Externalities, Negative Externalities, Environmental Impacts

The Economics of Shale Gas Development

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 269-289, 2015
Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Charles F. Mason, Lucija Muehlenbachs and Sheila M. Olmstead
University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future and LBJ School of Public Affairs

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The Impacts of the 'Right to Know': Information Disclosure and the Violation of Drinking Water Standards

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2008
Lori Snyder Bennear and Sheila M. Olmstead
Duke University - Nicholas School of the Environment and LBJ School of Public Affairs
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regulation, information disclosure, water quality, right-to-know, program evaluation

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An International Architecture for the Post-Kyoto Era

KSG Working Paper No. RWP06-009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Jun 2006
Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Business and Government Policy, Environment and Natural Resources, Intergovernmental Relations, International Affairs/Globalization, Regulation

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Reduced-Form Vs. Structural Models of Water Demand Under Non-Linear Prices

Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Sheila M. Olmstead
LBJ School of Public Affairs
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structural estimation, piecewise-linear budget constraint, price elasticity, increasing-block pricing, Monte Carlo simulation, discrete/continuous choice model

The Value of Scarce Water: Measuring the Inefficiency of Municipal Regulations

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-01
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Erin T. Mansur and Sheila M. Olmstead
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and LBJ School of Public Affairs
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Resource Allocation, Market-based Regulation, Residential Water Demand, Drought Policy

The Value of Scarce Water: Measuring the Inefficiency of Municipal Regulations

NBER Working Paper No. w13513
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2007
Erin T. Mansur and Sheila M. Olmstead
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and LBJ School of Public Affairs
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An Expanded Three-Part Architecture for Post-2012 International Climate Policy

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-036
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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global climate change, global warming, policy architecture, Kyoto Protocol

An Expanded Three-Part Architecture for Post-2012 International Climate Policy

Harvard Kennedy School Discussion Paper 09-29
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Dec 2009
Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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global climate change, global warming, policy architecture, Kyoto Protocol

Three Key Elements of Post-2012 International Climate Policy Architecture

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Forthcoming, FEEM Working Paper No. 97.2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Global Climate Change, Global Warming, Policy Architecture, Kyoto Protocol

Three Key Elements of Post-2012 International Climate Policy Architecture

HKS Working Paper No. RWP10-030
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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global climate change, global warming, policy architecture, Kyoto Protocol

Three Key Elements of Post-2012 International Climate Policy Architecture

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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global climate change, global warming, policy architecture, Kyoto Protocol

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Water Resources and Unconventional Fossil Fuel Development: Linking Physical Impacts to Social Costs

Resources for the Future DP 13-34
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Nov 2013
Yusuke Kuwayama, Sheila M. Olmstead and Alan Krupnick
Resources for the Future, LBJ School of Public Affairs and Resources for the Future
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Comparing Price and Non-Price Approaches to Urban Water Conservation

FEEM Working Paper No. 66.2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jun 2008
Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Cost-effectiveness, Water Conservation, Market-based Approaches, Policy Instrument Choice, Water Price

Comparing Price and Non-Price Approaches to Urban Water Conservation

NBER Working Paper No. w14147
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2013
Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Damming the Commons: An Empirical Analysis of International Cooperation and Conflict in Dam Location

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6992
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sheila M. Olmstead and Hilary Sigman
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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River Basin Management, Dams and Reservoirs, Water Supply and Systems, Water Supply and Sanitation Governance and Institutions, Water and Industry

Damming the Commons: An Empirical Analysis of International Cooperation and Conflict in Dam Location

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 14-23-REV
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Sheila M. Olmstead and Hilary Sigman
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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common pool, free-riding, dams, water impoundment, international rivers, treaties

Damming the Commons: An Empirical Analysis of International Cooperation and Conflict in Dam Location

NBER Working Paper No. w20389
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Aug 2014
Sheila M. Olmstead and Hilary Sigman
LBJ School of Public Affairs and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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Managing the Risks of Shale Gas Development Using Innovative Legal and Regulatory Approaches

RFF Discussion Paper 14-15
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Dec 2014
Sheila M. Olmstead and Nathan D. Richardson
LBJ School of Public Affairs and University of South Carolina - Law Library
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shale, shale gas, liability, market-based tools, burden shifting, information

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The Economic Valuation of Environmental Amenities and Disamenities: Methods and Applications

Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol. 34, pp. 325-347, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Robert O. Mendelsohn and Sheila M. Olmstead
Yale University - School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and LBJ School of Public Affairs

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The Economics of Water Quality

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 44-62, 2010
Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Sheila M. Olmstead
LBJ School of Public Affairs

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Q25, Q28, Q53, Q58