Economics of Environmental and Natural Resources
Cost Benefit Analysis
פרופ' ניר בקר
Besides teaching and doing research, I am also involved in public consultation on my research issues.
- Managerial Economics
- Operation Research
- International Trade
- Cost Benefit Analysis
- Environmental Economics
Selected publication (for a full list look at my CV of Google Scholar):
Becker, N. (1995). Value of moving from central planning to a market system: lessons from the Israeli water sector. Agricultural Economics, 12(1), 11-21.
Becker, N. Naomi Zeitouni & Mordechai Shechter(1996). Reallocating water resources in the Middle East through market mechanisms. International journal of water resources development, 12(1), 17-32.
Becker, N., & Easter, K. W. (1999). Conflict and cooperation in managing international water resources such as the Great Lakes. Land Economics, 233-245.
Becker, N., & Freeman, S. (2009). The economic value of old growth trees in Israel. Forest Policy and Economics, 11(8), 608-615.
Abramson, A., Becker, N., Garb, Y., & Lazarovitch, N. (2011). Willingness to pay, borrow, and work for rural water service improvements in developing countries. Water Resources Research, 47(11).
Friedman, C., Becker, N., & Erell, E. (2014). Energy retrofit of residential building envelopes in Israel: A cost-benefit analysis. Energy, 77, 183-193.
About 90 min. discussion with Lee Reshef about nature conservation and economics. watch here