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Christopher A. Wada

540 Saunders Hall
2424 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822

Telephone: 808.956.2325
e-mail: cawada@hawaii.edu

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Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010

M.A., Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2007

B.A., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2005


Selected Publications

Endress, L., Roumasset, J., Wada, C., 2020. Do natural disasters make sustainable growth impossible? Economics of Disasters and Climate Change (forthcoming).

Wada, C.A., Pongkijvorasin, S., Burnett, K.M., 2020. Mountain-to-sea ecological-resource management: forested watersheds, coastal aquifers, and groundwater dependent ecosystems. Resource and Energy Economics 59, 101146.

Taniguchi, M., Burnett, K., Shimada, J., Hosono, T., Wada, C., Ide, K., 2019. Recovery of Lost Nexus Synergy via Payment for Environmental Services in Kumamoto, Japan. Frontiers in Environmental Science 8, 28.

Burnett, K.M., Ticktin, T., Bremer, L.L., Quazi, S.A., Geslani, C., Wada, C.A., Kurashima, N., Mandle, L., Pascua, P., Depraetere, T., Wolkis, D., Edmonds, M., Giambelluca, T., Falinski, K., Winter, K.B., 2019. Restoring to the Future: Environmental, Cultural, and Management Trade-Offs in Historical versus Hybrid Restoration of a Highly Modified EcosystemConservation Letters 12(1), e12606.

Bremer, L.L., Falinski, K., Ching, C., Wada, C.A., Burnett, K.M., Kukea-Shultz, K., Reppun, N., Chun, G., Oleson, K.L.L., Ticktin, T., 2018. Biocultural Restoration of Traditional Agriculture: Cultural, Environmental, and Economic Outcomes of Lo'i Kalo Restoration in He'eia, O'ahu. Sustainability 10(12), 4502.

Burnett, K., Wada, C., Taniguchi, M., Sugimoto, R., Tahara, D., 2018. Evaluating the Tradeoffs between Groundwater Pumping for Snow-Melting and Nearshore Fishery Productivity in Obama City, Japan. Water 10(11), 1556.

Leary, J., Mahnken, B., Wada, C., Burnett, K., 2018. Interpreting Life History Traits of Miconia (Miconia calvescens) through Management over Space and Time in the East Maui Watershed, Hawaii (USA). Invasive Plant Science and Management 11(4), 191-200.

Bremer, L.L., Mandle, L., Trauernicht, C., Pascua, P., McMillen, H.L., Burnett, K., Wada, C.A., Kurashima, N., Quazi, S.A., Giambelluca, T., Chock, P., Ticktin, T., 2018. Bringing multiple values to the table: assessing future land-use and climate change in North Kona, Hawai'i. Ecology and Society 23(1), 33.

Pongkijvorasin, S., Burnett, K., Wada, C., 2018. Joint Management of an Interconnected Coastal Aquifer and Invasive TreeEcological Economics 146, 125-135.

Wada, C.A., Bremer, L.L., Burnett, K., Trauernicht, C., Giambelluca, T., Mandle, L., Parsons, E., Weil, C., Kurashima, N., Ticktin, T., 2017. Estimating Cost-Effectiveness of Hawaiian Dry Forest Restoration Using Spatial Changes in Water Yield and Landscape Flammability Under Climate Change. Pacific Science 71(4), 401-424. 

Burnett, K., Wada, C., Balderston, A., 2017. Benefit-cost analysis of watershed conservation on Hawai'i IslandEcological Economics 131, 262-274. 

Roumasset, J., Wada, C.A., 2015. Payments for Watershed Services as Adaptation to Climate Change: Upstream Conservation and Downstream Aquifer Management. Water Economics and Policy 1(1), 1450003. 

Roumasset, J., Wada, C.A., 2014. Energy, Backstop Endogeneity, and the Optimal Use of Groundwater. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96(5), 1363-1371. 

Burnett, K., Wada, C.A., 2014. Optimal groundwater management when recharge is declining: a method for valuing the recharge benefits of watershed conservation. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies 16(3), 263-278. 

Endress, L., Pongkijvorasin, S., Roumasset, J., Wada, C.A., 2014. Intergenerational equity with individual impatience in a model of optimal and sustainable growthResource and Energy Economics 36(2), 620-635. 

Roumasset, J., Wada, C.A., 2013. A dynamic approach to PES pricing and finance of interlinked ecosystem services: Watershed conservation and groundwater managementEcological Economics 87, 24-33.

Roumasset, J.A., Wada, C.A., 2012. Ordering the extraction of renewable resources: The case of multiple aquifers. Resource and Energy Economics 34(1), 112-128.