Dr. Sabina Shaikh is an Economics Lecturer at the University of Chicago in Public Policy and the Program on Global Environment. Her research includes the valuation of economic benefits from improvements in natural resource quality in the Great Lakes region as well as the use of economic incentives for pollution control and ecosystem improvements. She holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Davis. Download CV.
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Talks & Workshops
National Science Foundation--University of Washington
Seattle, WA, December 10-12, 2015
North American Association of Environmental Education 44th Annual Conference
San Diego, CA, October 16, 2015
Panel Moderator, NASCAR Green Summit, Chicago, IL September 2015
Chicago, IL June 29 - July 1, 2015
University of Chicago
University of Chicago, May 12th 2015, 4;30-5:45
Booth FEAD Fall Forum: Feeding the World: How do we prepare to feed 9 billion people by 2050 without overwhelming the planet?
Gleacher Center, November 17, 2014 6-10pmMore
Environmental Studies (ENST), Economics (ECON), Public Policy (PBPL) 26530
Economics (ECON) 26500
Public Policy (PBPL) 20000
Environmental Studies (ENST) 21800
News & Announcements
New Publication in Ambio
The proceedings from the Delivering Healthy Water workshop have been published in Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment. Available now on Ambio Open Access.
EAF students help bring sustainability to Chicago’s professional sports
The EAF team was featured in UChicago News for their work on the Sustainable Chicago Sports Project. Follow the Sustainable Chicago Sports Project on social media at #greenchisports and look for signs on the CTA this April! Stay tuned for more events and announcements related to the project.
Selected PapersMolecular tools for bathing water assessment in Europe: Balancing social science research with a rapidly developing environmental science evidence-base
Oliver, et. al. Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment, Forthcoming 2015“Value of Time Clustering and the Efficiency of Destination-Based Congestion Pricing.”
Harris, J and S. Shaikh. Environmental Practice, 13(1) March 2011.“The Geography of Ecosystem Service Value: The Case of the Des Plaines and Cache River Wetlands.”
Kozak, J, C. Lant, S. Shaikh and G. Wang. Applied Geography, 31(1), January 2011.“Further Consideration and the Effects of Value of Time Clustering on Congestion Pricing.”
Harris, J and S. Shaikh. Working Paper, 2010.“The Greening of Buildings”
Tolley, G. S. and S. Shaikh. Issues of the Day: 100 Commentaries on Climate, the Environment, Transportation, and Public Health Policy. I. Parry and F. Day. RFF Press, Resources for Future, 2010.“Investment Niche or Market Necessity: Climate Change, Land Use and Energy.”
Brandes, U. and S. Shaikh. Urban Land Institute: Washington, DC. 2009.“The Effect of Uncertainty on Contingent Valuation Estimates: A Comparison.”
Shaikh, S.L., L. Sun, and G.C. van Kooten. Ecological Economics, 62(1), April 2007.“Are Agricultural Values a Reliable Guide in Determining Landowners’ Decisions to Create Forest Carbon Sinks?”
Shaikh, S.L., L. Sun, and G.C. van Kooten. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 55 (1) 2007.“Recreation Demand Choices and Revealed Values of Leisure Time.”
Larson, D.M. and S.L. Shaikh. Economic Inquiry, 42(2) April 2004.More