Mary F. Evans, Ph.D.

Jerrine and Thomas Mitchell '66 Professor of Environmental Economics and George R. Roberts Fellow


Robert Day School of Economics and Finance

Areas of Expertise

Environmental Economics
Environmental Policy
Bauer Center

Office Hours

Mondays from 12 to 1:30 pm
Wednesdays from 11 am to 12:30 pm
By appointment


Ph.D., M.A., University of Colorado. B.A., James Madison University.

Research and Publications

Evans, Mary F., The Clean Air Act Watch List: An Enforcement and Compliance Natural Experiment, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 3(3): 627-665, 2016.

Evans, Mary F., Eric Helland, Jonathan Klick, and Ashwin Patel, The Developmental Effect of State Alcohol Prohibitions at the Turn of the 20th Century, Economic Inquiry 54(2): 762-777, 2016.

Evans, Mary F., Christine Poulos, and V. Kerry Smith, Who Counts in Evaluating the Effects of Air Pollution Policies on Households? Non-Market Valuation in the Presence of Dependencies, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 62(1): 65-79, 2011.

"A Quantile Estimation Approach to Identify Income and Age Variation in the Value of Statistical Life," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 59(3): 260-270, 2010 (with Georg Schaur).

"Hybrid Allocation Mechanisms for Publicly Provided Goods," Journal of Public Economics 93: 311-325, 2009 (with Christian A. Vossler and Nicholas E. Flores).

"Do the “Near” Elderly Value Mortality Risks Differently?," Review of Economics and Statistics 86(1): 423-429, 2004 (with V. Kerry Smith, Hyun Kim, and Donald H. Taylor, Jr.).