Michael Springborn

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Position Title
Assistant Professor


Mike works in the areas of resource and environmental economics on problems involving decision-making under uncertainty, learning, adaptive management and environmental risk. His methods include econometrics with Bayesian inference, Bayesian learning processes, dynamic control and general equilibrium models. Recent and current projects include: combined bioeconomic and quantitative genetic models for salmon biodiversity management; estimating and mitigating invasive species risk from international trade; adaptive management of environmental risk; econometrics for decision-making applied to screening of potentially hazardous imports; and analysis of greenhouse gas control policies under uncertainty.