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Richard M. Adams

Richard M. Adams received his PhD in 1975 from the University of California at Davis. From 1975 to 1983, Dr. Adams was a member of the faculty at the University of Wyoming where he attained the ranks of Assistant and Associate Professor. In 1983, Dr. Adams joined the faculty at Oregon State University and is currently Professor of Natural Resource and Environmental Economics. During his career Dr. Adams has made important contributions to economic theory and policies concerning air pollution, global climate change, water resources, energy, recreational hunting and fishing, and the value of long range climate forecasts. His research findings have been published in over 125 refereed outlets and have appeared in the profession's most prestigious journals. Dr. Adams has served as editor of AJAE and has served on the editorial boards of several other journals. Dr. Adams is also a member of the National Science Foundation. At Oregon State, Dr. Adams teaches a graduate course in environmental economics and a course on environmental and resource economics for advanced undergraduates and graduate students with limited background in economic theory.