University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Department of Applied Economics

Stephen Polasky

Stephen PolaskyRegents Professor
Fesler Lampert Professor of Ecological/ Environmental Economics

Phone: 612-625-9213

337e Ruttan Hall
1994 Buford Avenue
St Paul, MN 55108

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1986

Environmental and resource economics, ecology and economics, conservation biology, game theory

His research interests include ecosystem services, natural capital, biodiversity conservation, endangered species policy, integrating ecological and economic analysis, renewable energy, environmental regulation, and common property resources.



Areas of Expertise

Biodiversity & Endangered Species

Common Property Resources

Energy Resources

Environmental Policy & Regulation


Invasive Species