The Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (CERPA) is a multidisciplinary unit focused on improving policy and decision-making by producing rigorous research and disseminating relevant information on current economic and policy issues. To that end, CERPA maintains research programs in specific areas of economic development, environment and energy and public finance.

The Center explores a wide range of environmental policy issues, including the assessment of environmental services, over-exploitation of common resource, and disclosure and discovery of environmental violations, wind hazards risks, tradable fishing and emission allowances and behavioral responses to political regulatory incentives.

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Dr. Nicole Bennett
Interim Director, Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics
401 Academy Street
234 IG Greer Hall
Appalachian State University
ASU Box 32131
Boone, NC 28608

ph: (828) 262-2764
fax: (828) 262-6553