Scott E. Lowe, PhD
Dr. Lowe's primary research interests relate to the influence of regulations on environmental and socioeconomic conditions. His research focal areas include air and water quality, urban economics, and on water use in the arid western United States.
Dr. Lowe is currently the Director of the Environmental Studies Programs at Boise State University, and the coordinator for the Sustainability Minor.
- PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
- MS, Oregon State University
- BA, University of California, Santa Barbara
- “Online Texts and Conventional Texts: Estimating, Comparing and Reducing the Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Two Tools of the Trade.” 2012. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (with Tom Gattiker and Regis Terpend) v10(4) pp:589-613
- “Climate Variability and Water Infrastructure: Historical Experience in the Western United States.” 2011 (with Zeynep Hansen and Gary D. Libecap), in National Bureau of Economic Research The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present
- “City-Level Effects of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments.” 2011 (with Maximilian Auffhammer and Antonio Bento,) Land Economics 87(1) pp1-18
- “Impact of Air Quality Regulations on Entrepreneurial Activity.” 2009 (with Samia Islam), Southern Journal of Entrepreneurship. 2 pp71-95
- “Housing Market Effects of Inclusionary Zoning.” 2009 (with Antonio Bento, Gerrit-Jan Knaap and Arnab Chakraborty), Cityscape. 11(2) pp7-26
- “Measuring the Effects of Environmental Regulations: The critical importance of a spatially disaggregated analysis.” 2009 (with Maximilian Auffhammer and Antonio Bento). Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 58 pp15-26