Jason Scorse is chair of the International Environmental Policy Program at the Monterey Institute. His new book, "What Environmentalists Need to Know About Economics," is available at Amazon.com.
Jason received his Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 2005. He has consulted for numerous environmental organizations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club, and he is the lead non-market economist for the National Ocean Economics Program.
He has published articles in American Economic Review, California Management Review, and for books published by the Brookings Institution and Routledge Press. Jason also sits on the board of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Research Activities Panel and The Otter Project.
In addition to his scholarly work and consulting, he writes for the Grist blog and the Environmental Economics blog.