Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis ~ A Seminar for Federal Judges
 

Supported by

The John M. Olin Foundation

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Claude R. Lambe Charitable Foundation

Alex C. Walker Foundation

Agenda

Tuesday, June 16, 1998

2:00 - 4:30 pm
Registration and Refreshments
4:30 - 5:00 pm Welcome (Baggage Room) Dr. John Baden, Ph.D., Chairman, Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment
5:00 - 5:30 pm Introduction (Baggage Room) The Honorable Lawrence L. Piersol, District Judge, United States District Court District of South Dakota
6:00 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
6:30 pm Dinner (Colonnade) Dessert (Baggage Room)
   
Wednesday, June 17
7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast (Colonnade)
8:00-9:30 am Session I: Environmental Economics: An Oxymoron? Dr. Mark Plummer, Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session II: Prices and Incentives in Environmental Policy, Professor Russ Roberts, Director, Management Center, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis
11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch (Colonnade)
12:30 - 2:00 pm Session III: Beavers, Ranchers, and Other Keystone Species: A Western Environmentalist's Re-Consideration of Ecological Integrity Mr. Don Snow, Executive Director, Northern Lights Institute and Arts and Literary Director, Gallatin Writers, Inc.
2:00-6:00 pm Free time
6:00 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
6:30 pm Dinner (Dining Room) Dessert (Baggage Room)
   
Thursday, June 18
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast (Colonnade)
8:00-9:30 am Session IV:, Evaluating Environmental Amenities Professor Russ Roberts
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session V: The Western Water Conundrum (slide show) Mr. Don Snow
11:30 - 6:00 pm Free time: horseback rides, fishing, hiking, etc. Sack Lunch
12:30 - 2:00 pm Session V: Race to the Top Lynn Scarlett
6:30 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
7:00 pm Dinner (Colonnade) Dessert (Baggage Room)
   
Friday, June 19
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast (Colonnade)
8:00-9:30 am Session VI:, Economics, Values and the Environment Professor Russ Roberts
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session VII: "Markets" and "Rights": Why Economics is so Dismal Dr. Mark Plummer
11:30 - 6:00 pm Free time: horseback riding, fishing, hiking, etc. Sack Lunch
6:00 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
6:30 pm Dinner (Dining Room) Dessert (Baggage Room)
   

Saturday, June 20

7:00-8:00 am

Breakfast (Colonnade)

8:00-9:30 am

Session VIII: Combat Biology From the Clearwater to the Courtroom Mr. Todd Wilkinson, Western Correspondant, Christian Science Monitor

9:30-10:00 am

Break

10:00-11:30 am

Session IX: Reasons Peculiarly Our Own Dr. Mark Plummer

11:30-12:30 pm

Lunch (Colonnade)

12:30 - 4:30 pm

Free time

4:30 - 6:00 pm

Session X: General Program Discussion John A. Baden, Ph.D.

6:00 pm

Cocktails (Baggage Room)

6:30 pm

Dinner (Dining Room)

   
Sunday, June 21
7:00 - 10:00 am Breakfast (Colonnade)
Shuttles to airport begin
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