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Biography

Research interests: Applied microeconomics and econometrics, especially to issues of environment, resources, and sustainability.

Michael Ward joined the department in 2012, following previous faculty appointments at ANU and UC Berkeley. He holds a joint appointment with the Monash Sustainability Institute. Michael's research focuses on issues in environmental and resource economics, such as water management, pollution regulation and enforcement, land use, and biodiversity conservation.

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Projects 2012 2017

Research Output 1998 2019

  • 19 Article
  • 2 Chapter (Book)
  • 1 Commissioned Report
  • 1 Comment / Debate

Price perceptions in water demand

Brent, D. A. & Ward, M., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 98, 21 p., 102266.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Energy efficiency and financial literacy

Brent, D. A. & Ward, M. B., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 90, p. 181-216 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Language, mixed communes, and infrastructure: sources of inequality and ethnic minorities in Vietnam

Nguyen, H. T. M., Kompas, T., Breusch, T. & Ward, M. B., Aug 2017, In : World Development. 96, p. 145-162 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Application of portfolio theory to asset-based biosecurity decision analysis

Akter, S., Kompas, T. & Ward, M. B., 2015, In : Ecological Economics. 117, p. 73 - 85 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Volumetric water pricing, social surplus and supply augmentation

Grafton, Q., Chu, L., Kompas, T. & Ward, M., 1 Jan 2015, Understanding and Managing Urban Water in Transition. Grafton, Q., Daniell, K. A., Nauges, C., Rinaudo, J-D. & Chan, N. W. W. (eds.). 1st ed. Dordrecht The Netherlands: Springer, p. 401-419 19 p. (Global Issues in Water Policy; vol. 15).

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