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Water Pricing for Efficiency

Even before California's epic drought, water managers and politicians have worried about how to encourage conservation in the water-scarce state. Pricing is one tool. At a recent REDA seminar, AAE alum, Ken Baerenklau (PhD 2002) presented his research on how to set water rates for efficiency and equity.

Hearth Fires of Home: Understanding the Decision to Migrate

"You only leave home when home won’t let you stay," writes Warsan Shire in her recent poem responding to the refugee crisis engulfing Europe. While most of those people are fleeing violence and war, others may be seeking economic or education opportunities not available at home. It is these migrants making the difficult decision to leave hoping for a better life for their families who are at the heart of Esteban Quiñones' research.
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Last updated on Wed, May 11, 2016 7:44am