Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Developing World

Hear AAE Professor Ian Coxhead is featured on the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio. When it comes to international energy production, many developing nations have turned to subsidizing fossil fuel prices in an attempt …

Alumnus is awarded, and gives back to AAE

When Professor Yang Yao (PhD ’96) of Peking University was recently honored with the Ronald Coase Institute (RCI) Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement, he turned right around and donated his monetary prize to  the AAE Forrest …

Morbidity Costs of Air Pollution

AAE graduate student Austin Williams and his advisor Dan Phaneuf have been working on understanding the role that air pollution plays in expenditures on respiratory ailments. Spending on these ailments totals nearly $75 billion in the …

The cost of too many deer

In Wisconsin, we know all too well the perils of the deer population, especially on country roads at night. An estimated one million deer-vehicle collisions (DVCs) occur every year in the United States, causing 20,000 …