AWAC Presents: Dr. Jim Murphy, Rasmusson Chair of Economics

Dr. Jim Murphy comes to Alaska and the University of Alaska Anchorage from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he has taught and researched natural resource management since 1999. Focused on the use of experimental methods to address environmental policy, Dr. Murphy’s field experiments span worldwide, including Columbia, the Persian Gulf, California and now Alaska, where he’s currently studying natural gas in Cook Inlet and subsistence fishing and harvesting in native villages. Recorded October 31st in Anchorage, Professor Murphy speaks on “Natural Resource Management in the Developing World.”

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RECORDED: October 31, 2008 at the Hilton Anchorage

AIRED ON KSKA: November 6, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.



Alaska World Affairs Council Presents is a public service partnership of the Alaska World Affairs Council and KSKA Public Radio. You can attend a variety of live AWAC speaking events in Anchorage. Check out the list of upcoming speakers and topics on the AWAC Events Calendar.


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