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Guide to the Myrick Freeman Papers, 1967-2010

Abstract

Myrick Freeman III is the William D. Shipman Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Bowdoin College, where he has worked since 1965.

The Myrick Freeman papers date from approximately 1970 to 2010 and document Freeman's career as a prominent economist at Bowdoin College and senior fellow at Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C. The materials in the collection cover Freeman's consulting work, participation in conferences and workshops, writings, as well as testimony for the U.S. Congress and other government entities.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Freeman, Myrick
Title
Myrick Freeman papers 1970-2010
Language of Material
English
Extent
5 Linear Feet, 3750 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The Myrick Freeman papers date from approximately 1970 to 2010 and document Freeman's career as a prominent economist at Bowdoin College and senior fellow at Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C. The materials in the collection cover Freeman's consulting work, participation in conferences and workshops, writings, as well as testimony for the U.S. Congress and other government entities.

The Conferences & Workshops series includes documents from events Freeman attended and led. There are a number of course planning materials and student reports from Freeman's participation in the Environmental Economics Program for South East Asia (EEPSEA), as well as materials from National Science Foundation workshops and notes and minutes from meetings of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.

The Consulting series contains contracts for different consulting jobs. Many of these jobs were contracted to organizations by such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Canadian Ministry of Health, or the World Bank among others, which then employed Freeman as a consultant.

The Testimony series encompasses Freeman's preparatory notes, research materials, and printed testimony. Freeman's testimony was delivered at state courts, private hearings, and before the U.S. Senate Interior and Insular Affairs Committee.

The Correspondence series contains Freeman's correspondence with colleagues, contractors, and individuals with whom he collaborated on various pieces of writing.

The Writings series includes three subseries. Among these, the Papers subseries includes articles, book chapters, conference papers, and book manuscripts which express and interpret Freeman's research findings. The Reports subseries contains assessments Freeman prepared for various state and federal agencies. Finally, the Reviews subseries primarily encompasses Freeman's published reviews of articles and books. Occasionally, Freeman's responses to his colleagues' reviews of his own work are also included.

The Research series contains notes, research articles and papers, transparencies, and other materials which Freeman collected or produced in preparation for various research and consulting projects.

The Electronic Records series includes DVD's with files for Freeman's papers, teaching, correspondence, and participation in workshops.

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Contents of the Collection

This series includes a variety of documents from conferences and workshops Freeman attended and led. There are a number of course planning materials and student reports from Freeman's participation in the Environmental Economics Program for South East Asia (EEPSEA), as well as materials from National Science Foundation workshops and notes and minutes from meetings of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.

Sabatier: NSF Workshop, 1978
Box 1
NAS (The National Science Academies)-BCA, 2009
Box 1
Simspon-Ecology/Environment Workshop, 1994
Box 1
National Ocean Economics Project
Box 1
Acid Rain Conference, 1994
Box 1
Contingent Valuation Conference, 1994
Box 1
Conference on the Implications of Executive Order 12291 for Environmental Policy, 1982
Box 1
RFF-BCA Conference, 2008
Box 1
Wallenberg Symposium, 1984
Box 1
Brown Crutchfield Marine Research Conference, 1982
Box 1
Discounting & Life Cycle Analysis, 1979
Box 1
Natural Resources Council of Maine-Hydropower, 1986
Box 1
Glen Canyon Environmental Studies (GCES) Peer Review Committee Meeting, 1993
Box 1
OECD Workshop, 2004
Box 1
MIT Workshop, 1976
Box 1
Measuring the Full Social Costs and Benefits of Transportation Conference, 1995
Box 1
GCES Non-Market Economics Workshop, 1991
Box 1
Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection Meeting, 1995
Box 1
New York Regulation Reform Roundtable, 1995
Box 1
Smithsonian Institution: Ecology and Economics Seminar Series, 1995
Box 1
External Costs of Energy Workshop: Brussels, 1995
Box 1
Economic Analysis and Environmental Decision-Making Conference, 1996
Box 1
Environmental Protection (EPA), Council of Economic Advisors and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Workshop, 196
Box 1
Philippine Environmental and Natural Resources Accounting Project (ENRAP) Training Workshop, 1998
Box 1
EPA Cincinnati Course, 2000
Box 1
Valuing Health Outcomes Conference, 2003
Box 1
Earth Day Seminar, 2003
Box 1
iHEA Conference, 2003
Box 1
South Africa Course: Economics of the Environment, 2003
Box 1
ENRAP Lectures, 1994
Box 1
Environmental Economics Program for South East Asia (EEPSEA) Course, 1997
Box 1
EEPSEA Course, 1998
Box 1
EEPSEA Course, 1999
Box 1
EEPSEA Course, 2000
Box 1
EEPSEA Course, 2002
Box 1
EEPSEA Course, 2004
Box 1
EEPSA Advisory Committee, 2005
Box 1

Testimony, 1972-1994

(Less than 1 box)

The Testimony series contains Freeman's preparatory notes, research materials (newspaper clippings, laws), and printed testimony delivered at deliberations and hearings regarding topics such as the Basin Mills Hydroelectric Power Development project, the Kenetech Windpower initiative, and the Trans-Alaska pipeline. Freeman's testimony was delivered at state courts in Maine (Natural Resources Council of Maine), private hearings, and before the U.S. Senate Interior and Insular Affairs Committee.

Economic and Environmental Effects: The Basin Mills Hydroelectric Power Development, 1992
Box 1
State of Maine Land Use Regulation Commission: Kenetech Windpower, 1994
Box 1
Trans-Alaska Pipeline Hearings, 1993
Box 1
Analysis of the Economic and Security Aspects of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, 1972
Box 1
Hazardous Air Pollutants Regulations, National Resources Council of Maine (NRCM), 1984
Box 1

Consulting, 1979-2004

(Less than 1 box)

The Consulting series includes contracts for Freeman's different consulting jobs. Many of these jobs were contracted to organizations by such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Canadian Ministry of Health, or the World Bank among others, which then employed Freeman as an economics consultant to complete the proposed projects.

Stratus Consulting & EPA: Children's Health Valuation Handbook
Box 1
World Bank: South Asia Sector Units (SAS)
Box 1
Canadian Ministry of Health, Economic Analysis and Evaluation Division, 2001
Box 1
State of New York Office of the Attorney General, Natural Resources & Public Health Economics, 2003
Box 1
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS), 2003
Box 1
Industrial Economics, Inc. (IE): Valuing Fatal Risk, 2000
Box 1
Industrial Economics, Inc. (IE): United Nations Compensation Commission -Kuwait Oil Damages, 2000-2001
Box 1
Industrial Economics, Inc. (IE): Health Effects
Box 1
Southern Appalachian Mountain Initiative (SAMI)
Box 1
Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Tampa Bay Oil Spill, 1997
Box 1
National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program: Economic Valuation of Acid Deposition Injury to Cultural Resources, 1995
Box 1
Glen Canyon Non-Use Study, 1994
Box 1
U.S. Office of Technology Assessment: Determining the Carcinogenic Risk from the Environment, 1979
Box 1
EPA: Water/RIA's, 1995
Box 1
Land Economics Editorial Board, 2000
Box 1
Southern Appalachian Mountain Initiative (SAMI)
Box 1
Various Consulting Agreements & Correspondence
Box 1
Emails RE: OMB, 2003
Box 1

Correspondence, 1972-1994

(Less than 1 box)

This series contains Freeman's correspondence with colleagues, contractors, and individuals with whom he collaborated on various pieces of writing.

Bromley: National Resource Economics: Policy Problems and Contemporary Analysis, 1984-1985
Box 1
Letters: July 1, 1995-June 30, 1996
Box 2
Letters: July 1, 1996-June 30, 1997
Box 2
Letters: July 1, 1997-June 30, 1998
Box 2
Letters: July 1, 1998-June 30, 1999
Box 2
Letters: July 1, 1999-December, 2000
Box 2
Letters: January 1, 2001-December 12, 2002
Box 2
The National Science Academies: Ozone Mortality Risk Reduction Benefits from Decreasing Topospheric Ozone Exposure, 2008: Correspondence
Box 2
Krutilla Research Award Correspondence, 2006
Box 2
Vig & Kraft, Ed.: Environmental Policy, Fifth Edition Correspondence
Box 2
Resources for the Future (RFF) Fundraising Campaign, 2000
Box 2
Krutilla Research Award Correspondence, 2006
Box 2
Emails regarding SANDEE, 2006
Box 2

The Writing series contains two subseries: Papers and Reviews. The Papers subseries includes drafts, notes, and published versions of papers which Freeman delivered at conferences or published for various journals, edited volumes, and institutions (Maine Audubon Society, or Resources for the Future, for example). There are also papers which were influential for Freeman. The Reviews subseries contains These materials are listed by the name of the publication, title, and date, where this information is available.

The Papers subseries includes Freeman's articles, book chapters, conference papers, and book manuscripts which express and interpret his research findings.

National Science Academies: Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
Box 2
The American Economics Association: Approaches to Measuring Public Goods Demands
Box 2
Scandanavian Journal of Economics: Hedonic Prices, Property Values and Measuring Environmental Benefits: A Survey of the Issues, 1979
Box 2
Land Economics: Comment on Mark Plummer's The Sign and Size of Option Value, 1985
Box 2
Festschrift honoring James Crutchfield: Uncertainty and Option Value in Environmental Policy, 1986
Box 2
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE): Uncertainty and Environmental Policy: The Role of Option and Quasi-Option Values, 1984
Box 2
AERE Newsletter: Natural Resources Damage Assessment under CERCLA (Compensation and Liability Act of 1980), 1986
Box 2
Public Policies for Environmental Protection, RFF: "Water Pollution Policy," 1985
Box 2
Futures: Taiwan 2000 Study, 1988
Box 2
Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics, Kneese and Sweeney, Ed.: Methods for Assessing the Benefits of Environmental Programs, 1985
Box 2
National Science Foundation (NSF) & Arthur D. Little (ADL): Evaluation of the State-of-the-Art in Benefits Methods for Public Policy Purposes, 1985
Box 2
Advances in Applied Microeconomics, Smith Ed.: Methodology for Economic Impact Analysis of Climate Change, 1980
Box 2
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management: Depletable Externalities and Pigouvian Taxation, 1983
Box 2
Land Economics: Supply Uncertainty, Option Price, and Option Value, 1985
Box 2
American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) Public Policy Institute: Exploring the Role of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Government Regulations, 2003-2007
Box 2
Comments on Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regulations for Type B Natural Resource Damage Assessment Regulations, 1989
Box 2
Environmental Policy in the 1990's, 2nd Ed., Vig and Kraft, Ed., 1992-1993
Box 2
Environmental Policy in the 1990's, 3rd Ed., Kraft and Vig, Ed.: Economics, Incentives, and Environmental Regulation, 1996
Box 2
Environmental Policy in the 1990's, 4th Ed., Kraft and Vig, Ed.: Economics, Incentives, and Environmental Regulation, 1999
Box 2
Environmental Science Technology: On Measuring Economic Values for Nature, 2000
Box 2
A Companion to Environmental Philosophy, Jamieson, Ed.: Economic Valuation, 2003
Box 2
Regulation: Misrepresenting ACCACA, 2001
Box 2
The Bowdoin Orient: Global Warming, President Bush, and Kyoto: 2001
Box 2
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review: Environmental Policy Since Earth Day I: What Do We Know About the Benefits and Costs?, 2001
Box 2
The Bowdoin Orient and Southwest Hydrology: Arsenic in Drinking Water: How Much is Too Much?, 2001
Box 2
Journal of Economic Perspectives: Environmental Policy since Earth Day I: What Have We Gainted?, 2002
Box 2
Unpublished: Equity, Feasibility, and the Volunteer Army, 1967
Box 2
Unpublished: The Relevance of Benefit-Cost Analysis: A Comment on Exchange, 1968
Box 2
Unpublished: Upward Bound: A Benefit-Cost Analysis, 1969
Box 2
Unpublished: The Publication Lag, 1969
Box 2
Material for a Report on the Environment, 1968
Box 2
Social Report: An Overview of the Environment, 1968
Box 2
Evaluation of Idarado Damage Claim from CVM-Shea & Gardner Natural Resource Damage Case, Colorado, 1988
Box 2
The Resources for the Future Reader in Environmental and Resource Management: Assessing Damages from the Valdez Oil Spill, 1998
Box 2
Maine Audubon Society: Values Bibliography, 1995-1996
Box 2
Bowdoin College Economics Working Paper Series: Calculating the Social Cost of Electricity When the Rate of Return on Capital and Individuals' Rates of Time Preference Are Different, 1993
Box 2
Androscoggin Greenways, 1995
Box 2
Marine Resource Economics: The Benefits of Water Quality Improvements for Marine Recreation: A Review of the Empirical Evidence, 1995
Box 2
A Workshop on the Economic and Environmental Valuation of Coastal and Estuarine Resources Book, 1994
Box 2
Resources for the Future (RFF) & The Social Costing Debate: Issues and Resolutions, 1992
Box 2
The Journal of the International Society for Ecological Economics: Valuing Environmental Resources under Alternative Management Regimes, 1990-1991
Box 2
Response to Joskow's "Let's Do it Right" Paper, 1992
Box 2
Southern Economic Journal: Welfare Measurement and the Benefit-Cost Analysis of Projects Affecting Risks, 1991
Box 2
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty: Indirect Methods for Valuing Changes in Environmental Risks with Nonexpected Utility Preferences, 1991
Box 2
Krutilla Festschrif Volume, 1985
Box 3
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and American Economic Association: Assessing Damages to Marine Resources: PCBs in New Bedford Harbor, 1987
Box 3
Risk Analysis: Ex Ante and Ex Post Values for Changes in Risks, 1989
Box 3
A Short Note on Irreversibility and Benefit-Cost Tests, 1990
Box 3
Introduction: Economic and Political Issues in Risk Analysis, 1989
Box 3
The Wall Street Journal: Exxon Valdez: You Can Put a Price on Scenic Beauty, 1989
Box 3
The Environment and Natural Resources Division, Congressional Research Service: Health Benefits of Controlling Air Pollution: An Economic Perspective & Estimating Individuals' Values for Health Benefits, 1988
Box 3
Resources for the Future (RFF): Nonuse Values in Natural Resource Damage Assessment, 1991
Box 3
Resources for the Future (RFF): Economics Clarifies Choices about Managing Risk, 1989
Box 3
American Economics Association Meeting & American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting: Economics and the Rational Management of Risk, 1988
Box 3
Measuring the Demand for Environmental Quality, Braden and Kolstad, Ed.:Health, 1989
Box 3
Southern Economic Journal: Measuring Welfare Values of Productivity Changes, 1990
Box 3
Resources for the Future (RFF): The Hedonic Price Approach to Measuring Demand for Neighborhood Characteristics, 1979
Box 3
Futures: Equity, Efficiency, and Discounting. The Reasons for Discounting Intergenerational Effects, 1977
Box 3
Journal of Public Economics: Congestion, Quality Deterioration, and Heterogeneous Tastes, 1977
Box 3
Council on Environmental Quality: Some Issues in the Estimation and Use of Benefit Measures, 1980
Box 3
Resources for the Future (RFF): The State of Benefit Analysis of Environmental Regulation
Box 3
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management: Some Extensions of a Simple Value of Life-Saving Model, 1980
Box 3
Benefits of Pollution Control: Review and Synthesis, 1980
Box 3
American Economic Association Meeting: Measuring Benefits from Air Pollution Control: Where Do We Stand?, 1980
Box 3
Resources for the Future (RFF): Reform of Environmental Regulation, 1981
Box 3
Maine Audubon Society: Wells Harbor Dredging Controversy, 1998
Box 3
Natural Resources Council of Maine: Economics-Nuclear Referendum, 1987
Box 3
Environmental Policy: Benefits of Air Pollution Control Overview, 1982
Box 3
Land Economics: The Sign and Size of Option Value, 1984
Box 3
The National Ocean Economics Program: Towards the Development of a Marine Non-Market Values Information System, 2005
Box 3
Handbook of Environmental Economics, Maler and Vincent, Ed.: Welfare Theory and Valuation, 1999
Box 3
Water Resources Research: Technology-Based Effluent Standards: The U.S. Case, 1980
Box 3
The Full Costs and Benefits of Transportation, Greene, Jones, and Delucchi, Ed.: Externalities, Prices and Taxes: Second Best Issues in Transportation, 1995
Box 3
Resource and Energy Economics: Estimating the Environmental Costs of Electricity: An Overview and Review of the Issues, 1997
Box 3
Environmental and Resource Economics: Valuing Environmental Health Effects-An Economic Perspective, 2006
Box 3
Political Economy Research (PERC): Counting the Wealth of Nature: An Overview of Ecosystem Valuation, 2005-2007
Box 3
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management: Some Simple Analytics of Social Costing in a Regulated Industry, 1993
Box 3
The Electricity Journal: Ranking Electric Generating Technologies with External Costs, 1995
Box 3
Bowdoin College Economics Working Paper Series: The Environmental Cost of Electricity: An Exercise in Pricing the Environment, 1995
Box 3
A Primer on Nonmarket Valuation, Brown, Boyle, & Champ, Ed.: Economic Valuation: What and Why, 2002
Box 3
Economic Analysis and Evaluation & AERE Newsletter: On Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs) and Environmental/Consumer Safety Valuation, 2002
Box 3
The Economic Analysis and Evaluation Division (EAED) of the Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada: On Discounting Lives, 2001
Box 3
The Economic Analysis and Evaluation Division (EAED) of the Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada: On Cost-Utility Analysis, 2002
Box 3
Chapters for Handbook of Environmental Economics, 1993
Box 3

The Reports subseries contains assessments which Freeman prepared for various state and federal agencies, such as Maine and New York State's EPA, or the U.S. Congress's Committee on Energy and Commerce.

The Clean Air Task Force: The Benefits of Environmental Comparability in New York State, 1999
Box 3
Science: Letter to Science RE: Old Cars and Taxation, 1989
Box 3
The Morris Colloquium "Environmental Policy: Ethics and Economics"L The Ethical Basis of Economic View of the Environment, 1982
Box 3
The Benefits and Costs of the Dickey-Lincoln Project: A Preliminart Report, 1974
Box 3
Glen Canyon Non-Use Value Study, 1995
Box 3
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI): Technical Review of Externality Issues, 1994
Box 3
Maine Economists Question Rationale Behind Turnpike Widening, 1997
Box 3
Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives: The Costs and Benefits of Smoking Restrictions: An Assessment of the Smoke-Free Environment Act of 1993
Box 3

The Reviews subseries primarily includes Freeman's published reviews of articles and books by other economists. Occasionally, Freeman's responses to his colleagues' reviews of his own work are also included.

Environment Canada: Review of Current Evaluation of Environmental Reference Inventory (EVRI) System Review, 1997
Box 3
Department of Environmental Protection/NOAA: Tampa Bay Spills, 1997
Box 3
Journal of Natural Resources Forum: Review of David Pearce, Evaluating Uncertainty: Economic Values and the Natural World, 1994
Box 3
Review of Mary Jo Kealy, The Economic Value of Mid and South Atlantic Sportfishing, 1992
Box 3
Review of Mary Jo Kealy, the Benefits of Clean Water Chapter, 1993
Box 3
Review of Research Triangle Park, The Benefits of Diversionary Users of Improved Water Quality: Phase I Assessment, 1992
Box 3
Review of Ground Water Benefits Framework, 1995
Box 3
U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census: National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, 1991
Box 3
Review of Paul Scodari, Revised Wetlands Benefits Report, 1993
Box 3
Review of Dennis M. King, Wetland Creation and Restoration: An Integrated Framework for Evaluating Costs, Expected Results and Compensation Ratios, 1992
Box 3
Benefits Taxonomy, 1991
Box 3
Review of Air/Water Pollution Report, 1978
Box 3
Review of Economic Valuation with Stated Preferences: A Manual, 2002
Box 3
Review of EPA Approach to Assessing Non-Cancer Health Effects from Formaldehyde and Benefits from Reducing Non-Cancer Health Effects as a Result of Implementing Formaldehyde Emission Limits for Composite Wood Products, 2011
Box 3
Review of Economics and Statistics: Land Prices Substantially Underestimate the Value of Environmental Quality: A Comment, 1979
Box 4
Review of Schulze, et al. and Charles W. Howe, Natural Resrouce Economics, 1980
Box 4
Review of Gardner & Brown, Economic Valuation of Shoreline: A Comment, 1979
Box 4
Public Finance: Mixed Goods and Option Demand-A Comment, 1977
Box 4
Review of Research Capacity-Building Proposal from the South Asian Network of Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), 2006
Box 4
Review of P.O. Johansson: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Environmental Change, 1993
Box 4
Review of Dieter Helm, Ed., Managing the Environment: Economic Policy Towards the Environment, 1993
Box 4
Review of David W. Pearce and R. Kerry Turner, Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment, 1990
Box 4
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management: Review of Factorial Survey Methods and Willingness to Pay: A Response to Goodman by Freeman, 1991
Box 4
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management: Response to Henry M. Peskin's One More Externality Article-Comments, 1988
Box 4
Review of A Comparison of Alternative Approaches for Estimating Recreation and Related Benefits of Water Quality Improvements, 1982
Box 4
The Universities Council on Water Resources: The Clean Water Act: An Economist's Appraisal, 1991
Box 4
Review of Beach Nourishment and Protection -Sand Against the Sea, 1995
Box 4
Intellect: Review of M.W. Jones-Lee, The Value of Life: An Economic Analysis, 1977
Box 4
Review and Critique of FERC's Benefit-Cost Analysis for the Edwards Dam Project, 1996
Box 4
Natural Resources Journal: Review of Thomas M. Power's The Economic Value of the Quality of Life, 1980
Box 4
Review of Preliminary Cost-Benefit Analysis of Scrap Metal Raditation Standards, 1997
Box 4

Research, 1967-2010

(Less than 1 box)

The Research series contains notes, research articles and papers, transparencies, and other materials which Freeman collected or produced in preparation for various research and consulting projects.

Wells Harbor, 1997
Box 4
ENRAP Transparencies, 1998
Box 4
Basin Mills Slides
Box 4
Massachussetts Landfill Case, 1990
Box 4
NAS - PCB's Controls & Costs
Box 4
Ellis/Fisher CRAB Model Benefits
Box 4
Council on Environmental Quality Clean Air
Box 4

The Electronic Records series contains DVDs with files for Freeman's papers, teaching, correspondence, and workshop participation.

[Electronic records have been migrated to a library server. To request access, please contact a reference archivist before coming to use this collection.]

Environmental Economics Program for South East Asia: Correspondence & Teaching, 1998-2004
Bowdoin College: Correspondence & Other Documents, 1997-2000
Teaching Environmental Studies and Economics, 1995-2000
Consulting Projects: 1990's
Consulting Projects: 1992-1995
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Science Advisory Board, 1994-2006
Bowdoin College: Valuing Nature Workshop: 1998-1999
Miscellaneous Papers, 1988-1995
Miscellaneous Papers, 1990-2003
Chapters Contributed to Books, c. 1999-2003
New York State Externalities Costing Project, 1993-1997
EPA Research Project on Values of Marine Recreational Activities

Historical Note

Myrick Freeman III is the William D. Shipman Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Bowdoin College, where he has worked since 1965. Freeman received a B.A. in Economics from Cornell in 1957 and a M.A. (1964) and Ph.D. (1965) from the University of Washington. Freeman specializes in economics of the environment and resources, benefit-cost and risk-benefit analysis, and public policy analysis and has served as a Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C., a member of the Environmental Protection Agency's's Committee on Valuing the Protection of Ecological Systems and Services, and the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Mortality Risk Reduction Benefits from Decreasing Tropospheric Ozone Exposure. Freeman is the author or co-author of eight books in addition to many articles, research reports, and book reviews. He has also prepared testimony for the U.S. Congress and state of Maine concerning the environment.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Myrick Freeman Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Myrick Freeman Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2013.

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Processed by Elisabeth Narkin; Meghan Lyon, October 2013

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