Martin D. Smith

Martin D. Smith

George M. Woodwell Distinguished Professor of Environmental Economics

In The News


Birkenbach, AM, Kaczan, DJ, and Smith, MD. "Catch shares slow the race to fish." Nature 544, no. 7649 (April 5, 2017): 223-226.
Smith, MD. "Editorial: The Breadth of Ocean and Coastal Economics." Marine Resource Economics 32, no. 2 (April 2017): 119-121.
Smith, MD, Oglend, A, Kirkpatrick, AJ, Asche, F, Bennear, LS, Craig, JK, and Nance, JM. "Seafood prices reveal impacts of a major ecological disturbance." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114, no. 7 (February 2017): 1512-1517.
Cunningham, S, Bennear, LS, and Smith, MD. "Spillovers in Regional Fisheries Management: Do Catch Shares Cause Leakage?." Land Economics 92, no. 2 (May 1, 2016): 344-362.
Huang, L, and Smith, MD. "The Dynamic Efficiency Costs of Common-Pool Resource Exploitation." American Economic Review 104, no. 12 (December 2014): 4071-4103.
Smith, MD. "Fauna in decline: management risks." Science (New York, N.Y.) 346, no. 6211 (November 13, 2014): 819-. (Letter)
Smith, MD. "The New Fisheries Economics: Incentives Across Many Margins." ANNUAL REVIEW OF RESOURCE ECONOMICS, VOL 4 4 (2012): 379-+.
Zhang, J, and Smith, MD. "Estimation of a generalized fishery model: A two-stage approach." Review of Economics and Statistics 93, no. 2 (2011): 690-699.
Smith, MD, Asche, F, Guttormsen, AG, and Wiener, JB. "Food safety. Genetically modified salmon and full impact assessment." Science 330, no. 6007 (November 19, 2010): 1052-1053.
Smith, MD, Lynham, J, Sanchirico, JN, and Wilson, JA. "Political economy of marine reserves: understanding the role of opportunity costs." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107, no. 43 (October 26, 2010): 18300-18305.
Smith, MD, Sanchirico, JN, and Wilen, JE. "The economics of spatial-dynamic processes: Applications to renewable resources." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 57, no. 1 (2009): 104-121.
Smith, MD, Slott, JM, McNamara, D, and Murray, AB. "Beach nourishment as a dynamic capital accumulation problem." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 58, no. 1 (2009): 58-71.


ENVIRON 569: Should I Eat Fish? Economics, Ecology and Health (ENVIRON 569: Should I Eat Fish? Economics, Ecology and Health)
ECON 753: Natural Resource Economics (ECON 753: Natural Resource Economics)
ENVIRON 834S: Environmental Social Science Research Workshop (ENVIRON 834S: Environmental Social Science Research Workshop)
PUBPOL 584: Resource & Environmental Economics II (PUBPOL 584: Resource & Environmental Economics II)
ENVIRON 829: Natural Resource Economics (ENVIRON 829: Natural Resource Economics)

Contact Information

9 Circuit Drive, Env Hall 4116
Durham, NC 27708
Box 90328
Durham, NC 27708-0328


Ph.D., University of California at Davis (2001)
B.A., Stanford University (1992)

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