First Name   David G.
     
Last Name   Terkla
     
University or Association   University of Massachusetts, Boston
     
City, State   Boston , MA
   
Position Professor of Economics and Professor of Environmental, Earth and Ocean Science; Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts
   
Insitution of Highest Degree University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D.
   
Email
   
Phone   work 617.287.6952
   
Expertise Sector Ocean and Coastal Management
   
Area of Expertise Marine Protected Areas
   
Other Expertise Fisheries; Social and Economic Research
   
Language Fluency (Other than English)
   
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Expertise Profile

Dr. Terkla’s research areas include: analyzing the New England fishing industry, focusing on management and marketing channels; the interaction between environmental controls and coastal economic development; the problems faced by rapidly growing coastal communities in controlling waterfront development and allocating scarce waterfront land; estimating the social benefits from pollution control and studying the use of various economic incentive schemes for controlling water pollution and cleanup; the interaction of environmental policies with local and regional economic development, including “smart growth”; and the environmental services industry and renewable energy industries.


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