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    economist he is focused on how the environment and natural resources economic development and a range of policies influence each other Please visit AlexPfaff com He has studied impacts on forests of protected areas incentives roads railroads and concessions certification Brazil s Amazon Costa Rica United States Panama Madagascar Mexico Peru Cameroon Bolivia institutional responses to water shocks Brazil s Northeast Colombia Mexico drivers of harmful exposures groundwater arsenic in Bangladesh stove emissions in China Pakistan and incentives for firms to self audit and disclose United States This applied research aims to increase the chance that policies have their intended impacts upon not only the environment but also the people affected Publications Pfaff A Walker R 2010 Regional interdependence and forest transitions Substitute deforestation limits the relevance of local reversals Land Use Policy 27 2 119 129 Pattanayak SK Pfaff A 2009 Behavior Environment and Health in Developing Countries Evaluation and Valuation Annual Review of Resource Economics 1 183 217 Joppa LN Pfaff A 2009 High and far biases in the location of protected areas PloS one 4 12 Pfaff A Robalino J 2009 Human choices and policies impacts on ecosystem services Improving evaluations of payment and park effects on conservation and carbon 192 207 Pfaff A Robalino J Sanchez Azofeifa GA Andam KS Ferraro PJ 2009 Park location affects forest protection Land characteristics cause differences in park impacts across costa rica B E Journal of Economic Analysis Policy 9 2 Pfaff A Barbieri A Ludewigs T Merry F Perz S Reis E 2009 Road impacts in Brazilian Amazonia Geophysical Monograph Series 186 101 116 Madajewicz M Pfaff A van Geen A Graziano J Hussein I Momotaj H Sylvi R Ahsan H 2008 Can information alone change behavior Response to arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh vol 84 pg 731

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    as an economist he is focused on how the environment and natural resources economic development and a range of policies influence each other Please visit AlexPfaff com He has studied impacts on forests of protected areas incentives roads railroads and concessions certification Brazil s Amazon Costa Rica United States Panama Madagascar Mexico Peru Cameroon Bolivia institutional responses to water shocks Brazil s Northeast Colombia Mexico drivers of harmful exposures groundwater arsenic in Bangladesh stove emissions in China Pakistan and incentives for firms to self audit and disclose United States This applied research aims to increase the chance that policies have their intended impacts upon not only the environment but also the people affected Publications Madajewicz M Pfaff A Geen AV Graziano J Hussein I Momotaj H Sylvi R Ahsan H 2007 Can information alone change behavior Response to arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh Journal of Development Economics 84 2 731 754 Broad K Pfaff A Taddei R Sankarasubramanian A Lall U Filho FD 2007 Climate stream flow prediction and water management in northeast Brazil Societal trends and forecast value Climatic Change 84 2 217 239 Sánchez Azofeifa GA Pfaff A Robalino JA Boomhower JP 2007 Costa Rica s payment for environmental services program Intention implementation and impact Conservation Biology 21 5 1165 1173 Robalino JA Pfaff A Sanchez Azofeifa A 2007 Estimating spatial interactions in deforestation decisions 92 114 Chen Y Geen AV Graziano JH Pfaff A Madajewicz M Parvez F Hussain AZMI Slavkovich V Islam T Ahsan H 2007 Reduction in urinary arsenic levels in response to arsenic mitigation efforts in Araihazar Bangladesh Environmental health perspectives 115 6 917 923 Opar A Pfaff A Seddique AA Ahmed KM Graziano JH Geen AV 2007 Responses of 6500 households to arsenic mitigation in Araihazar Bangladesh Health Place 13 1 164

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    Trained as an economist he is focused on how the environment and natural resources economic development and a range of policies influence each other Please visit AlexPfaff com He has studied impacts on forests of protected areas incentives roads railroads and concessions certification Brazil s Amazon Costa Rica United States Panama Madagascar Mexico Peru Cameroon Bolivia institutional responses to water shocks Brazil s Northeast Colombia Mexico drivers of harmful exposures groundwater arsenic in Bangladesh stove emissions in China Pakistan and incentives for firms to self audit and disclose United States This applied research aims to increase the chance that policies have their intended impacts upon not only the environment but also the people affected Publications Ahmed MF Ahuja S Alauddin M Hug SJ Lloyd JR Pfaff A Pichler T Saltikov C Stute M Geen AV 2006 Ensuring safe drinking water in Bangladesh Science 314 5806 1687 1688 van Geen A Trevisani M Immel J Gelman A Schoenfeld A Pfaff A Ahmed KM 2006 Targeting low arsenic aquifers for the installation of community wells in Bangladesh ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts 231 Chen Y van Geen A Graziano J Pfaff A Cheng Z Slavkovich V Islam T Parvez F Ahsan H 2006 The effectiveness of a multidisciplinary community based mitigation program in reducing arsenic exposure in Araihazar Bangladesh American Journal of Epidemiology 163 11 Meyerson LA Baron J Melillo JM Naiman RJ O Malley RI Orians G Palmer MA Pfaff ASP Running SW Sala OE 2005 Aggregate measures of ecosystem services Can we take the pulse of nature Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3 1 SPEC ISS 56 59 Pfaff A Barelli P Chaudhuri S 2004 Aid economic growth and environmental sustainability Rich poor interactions and environmental choices in developing countries International Journal of Global Environmental Issues 4 1

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    in Environmental Policy UPEP Overview Alex Pfaff is a Professor of Public Policy Economics and Environment Trained as an economist he is focused on how the environment and natural resources economic development and a range of policies influence each other Please visit AlexPfaff com He has studied impacts on forests of protected areas incentives roads railroads and concessions certification Brazil s Amazon Costa Rica United States Panama Madagascar Mexico Peru Cameroon Bolivia institutional responses to water shocks Brazil s Northeast Colombia Mexico drivers of harmful exposures groundwater arsenic in Bangladesh stove emissions in China Pakistan and incentives for firms to self audit and disclose United States This applied research aims to increase the chance that policies have their intended impacts upon not only the environment but also the people affected Publications Zivin JG Pfaff ASP 2004 To err on humans is not benign Incentives for adoption of medical error reporting systems Journal of Health Economics 23 5 935 949 Kerr S Liu S Pfaff ASP Hughes RF 2003 Carbon dynamics and land use choices Building a regional scale multidisciplinary model Journal of Environmental Management 69 1 25 37 Kerr S Liu S Pfaff A Hughes F 2003 Carbon Dynamics and Land use Choices Building a Regional scale Multidisciplinary Model Broad K Pfaff ASP Glantz MH 2002 Effective and equitable dissemination of seasonal to interannual climate forecasts Policy implications from the Peruvian fishery during El Niño 1997 98 Climatic Change 54 4 415 438 Sánchez Azofeifa GA Daily GC Pfaff ASP Busch C 2002 Integrity and isolation of Costa Rica s national parks and biological reserves Examining the dynamics of land cover change Biological Conservation 109 1 123 135 Pfaff A Peteet DM 2001 Generating Probabilities in Support of Societal Decision Making the case of abrupt climate change EOS American Geophysical

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    individual per2994382 Alexander Pfaff Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy Professor in the Department of Economics Professor in the Environmental Sciences and Policy Division Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Population Research Center Director of Graduate Studies of the University Program in Environmental Policy UPEP Overview Alex Pfaff is a Professor of Public Policy Economics and Environment Trained as an economist he is focused on how the environment and natural resources economic development and a range of policies influence each other Please visit AlexPfaff com He has studied impacts on forests of protected areas incentives roads railroads and concessions certification Brazil s Amazon Costa Rica United States Panama Madagascar Mexico Peru Cameroon Bolivia institutional responses to water shocks Brazil s Northeast Colombia Mexico drivers of harmful exposures groundwater arsenic in Bangladesh stove emissions in China Pakistan and incentives for firms to self audit and disclose United States This applied research aims to increase the chance that policies have their intended impacts upon not only the environment but also the people affected Publications Pfaff ASP 1999 What drives deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Evidence from satellite and socioeconomic data Journal of Environmental

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    use a broad array of techniques including single neuron recordings microstimulation neuropharmacology eye tracking brain imaging and genomics to answer these questions Our work is motivated by ethology evolutionary biology and economics with a focus on how specific features of the physical and social environment have shaped the biological mechanisms that mediate decisions We are particularly interested in why different people make different kinds of decisions And we are also keen to know why people sometimes make very similar and sometimes make very different decisions than other animals do The National Institutes of Health the Klingenstein Foundation the Sloan Foundation the McDonnell Foundation the EJLB Foundation Autism Speaks the Davis Foundation for Eating Disorders Research and the Department of Defense have supported our work Our research has been featured in the New York Times New York Times Magazine Washington Post Wall Street Journal Newsweek and National Geographic as well as on ABC s Good Morning America ABC s Boston Legal NPR CBC BBC and MTV Publications MacLean EL Hare B Nunn CL Addessi E Amici F Anderson RC Aureli F Baker JM Bania AE Barnard AM Boogert NJ Brannon EM Bray EE Bray J Brent LJ Burkart JM Call J Cantlon JF Cheke LG Clayton NS Delgado MM DiVincenti LJ Fujita K Herrmann E Hiramatsu C Jacobs LF Jordan KE Laude JR Leimgruber KL Messer EJ Moura AC Ostojić L Picard A Platt ML Plotnik JM Range F Reader SM Reddy RB Sandel AA Santos LR Schumann K Seed AM Sewall KB Shaw RC Slocombe KE Su Y Takimoto A Tan J Tao R van Schaik CP Virányi Z Visalberghi E Wade JC Watanabe A Widness J Young JK Zentall TR Zhao Y 2014 The evolution of self control Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 111 20

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    understand how the brain makes decisions We are particularly interested in the biological mechanisms that allow people and other animals to make decisions when the environment is ambiguous or complicated by the presence of other individuals We use a broad array of techniques including single neuron recordings microstimulation neuropharmacology eye tracking brain imaging and genomics to answer these questions Our work is motivated by ethology evolutionary biology and economics with a focus on how specific features of the physical and social environment have shaped the biological mechanisms that mediate decisions We are particularly interested in why different people make different kinds of decisions And we are also keen to know why people sometimes make very similar and sometimes make very different decisions than other animals do The National Institutes of Health the Klingenstein Foundation the Sloan Foundation the McDonnell Foundation the EJLB Foundation Autism Speaks the Davis Foundation for Eating Disorders Research and the Department of Defense have supported our work Our research has been featured in the New York Times New York Times Magazine Washington Post Wall Street Journal Newsweek and National Geographic as well as on ABC s Good Morning America ABC s Boston Legal NPR CBC BBC and MTV Publications Yorzinski JL Patricelli GL Babcock JS Pearson JM Platt ML 2013 Erratum Through their eyes Selective attention in peahens during courtship Journal of Experimental Biology 216 3035 3046 The Journal of experimental biology 216 22 4310 Santos LR Platt ML 2013 Evolutionary Anthropological Insights into Neuroeconomics What Non Human Primates can Tell us About Human Decision Making Strategies 109 122 Brent LJ Heilbronner SR Horvath JE Gonzalez Martinez J Ruiz Lambides A Robinson AG Skene JH Platt ML 2013 Genetic origins of social networks in rhesus macaques Scientific Reports 3 1042 Pearson JM Watson KK Klein JT

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    the brain makes decisions We are particularly interested in the biological mechanisms that allow people and other animals to make decisions when the environment is ambiguous or complicated by the presence of other individuals We use a broad array of techniques including single neuron recordings microstimulation neuropharmacology eye tracking brain imaging and genomics to answer these questions Our work is motivated by ethology evolutionary biology and economics with a focus on how specific features of the physical and social environment have shaped the biological mechanisms that mediate decisions We are particularly interested in why different people make different kinds of decisions And we are also keen to know why people sometimes make very similar and sometimes make very different decisions than other animals do The National Institutes of Health the Klingenstein Foundation the Sloan Foundation the McDonnell Foundation the EJLB Foundation Autism Speaks the Davis Foundation for Eating Disorders Research and the Department of Defense have supported our work Our research has been featured in the New York Times New York Times Magazine Washington Post Wall Street Journal Newsweek and National Geographic as well as on ABC s Good Morning America ABC s Boston Legal NPR CBC BBC and MTV Publications Brent LJN Semple S MacLarnon A Ruiz Lambides A Gonzalez Martinez J Platt ML 2013 Personality Traits in Rhesus Macaques Macaca mulatta Are Heritable but Do Not Predict Reproductive Output International Journal of Primatology 1 22 Brent LJN MacLarnon A Platt ML Semple S 2013 Seasonal changes in the structure of rhesus macaque social networks Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67 3 349 359 Brent LJ Maclarnon A Platt ML Semple S 2013 Seasonal changes in the structure of rhesus macaque social networks Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67 3 349 359 Addicott MA Pearson JM Wilson J Platt ML McClernon

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