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, 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.
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, 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.
McNamara, DE, Gopalakrishnan, S, Smith, MD, and Murray, AB. "Climate adaptation and policy-induced inflation of coastal property value." PloS one 10, no. 3 (January 2015): e0121278-.
Smith, MD, Asche, F, Bennear, LS, and Oglend, A. "Spatial-dynamics of Hypoxia and Fisheries: The Case of Gulf of Mexico Brown Shrimp." Marine Resource Economics 29, no. 2 (June 2014): 111-131.
Abbott, J, Anderson, JL, Campling, L, Hannesson, R, Havice, E, Lozier, MS, Smith, MD, and Wilberg, MJ. "Steering the Global Partnership for Oceans." Marine Resource Economics 29, no. 1 (March 2014): 1-16.
Smith, MD, Asche, F, Bennear, LS, Havice, E, Read, AJ, and Squires, D. "Will a catch share for whales improve social welfare?." Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America 24, no. 1 (January 2014): 15-23.
Campbell, LM, Boucquey, N, Stoll, J, Coppola, H, and Smith, MD. "From Vegetable Box to Seafood Cooler: Applying the Community-Supported Agriculture Model to Fisheries." Society and Natural Resources (2014).


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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