Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis ~ A Seminar for Federal Judges

Co-sponsored by:

Environmental Management Program, School of Business,
University of Washington

Supported by:

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Of Vancouver, Washington


Tuesday, September 13, 1994

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration: Refreshments
4:30 - 6:00 pm Session I: Progressive Myths and the Lords of Yesterday John Baden, Conference Director Chairman, FREE and Affiliate Professor, Environmental Management Program, University of Washington
6:30 pm Cocktails and Dinner "Conflicting Values in the Next West" Evening Address by Dr. Michael Malone, President, Montana State University
Wednesday, September 14
7:00-8:00 am
8:00-9:30 am Session II: Environmental Demands: Why Do We Want a Clean Environment? Professor Don Coursey, Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session III: Risk Analysis and Risk Perception in Environmental Regulation Frederic Morris, J.D., Senior Research Associate, Battelle Research Center, Seattle, Washington
11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 - 1:00 pm Break
1:00 - 2:30 pm Session IV: Patron Saints of American Environmentalism Professor Jonathan Karpoff, Department of Finance and Business Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2:30 - 6:30 pm Free Time 6:30 pm Cocktails and Dinner
Thursday, September 15
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast
8:00-9:30 am Session V: Managing Hazardous Technologies Fred Morris
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session VI: The Economist as Expert Witness: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Litigation Jon Karpoff
11:30 - 4:30 pm Free Time Lunch in Dining Hall or sack lunch upon request
4:30 - 6:00 pm Session VII: Don Coursey
6:30 pm Cocktails and Dinner "A Mosaic of Confusion of Greater Yellowstone" Evening address by Prof. Kathy Hansen, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Friday, September 16
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 - 10:30 am Session VIII: Political Economy for the New West John Baden
10:30 - 12:00 am Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 am Session IX: Business and Environmental Crime and Punishment Jon Karpoff
1:00 - 2:30 pm Free Time
2:30 - 4:30 pm Session X: The Collapse of the Teton Dam Fred Morris
4:30 - 6:00 pm Break
6:30 pm Cocktails and Dinner Evening address by Prof. Tom Wolf, Dept. of Literature and Resource Management, Colorado College "Crooked Timber and Sangre de Cristos"

Saturday, September 17

7:00-8:00 am


8:00 - 9:30 am

Session XI: The Pallor of Environmental Policy Studies Don Coursey

9:30 - 10:00 am


10:00 - 11:30 am

Session XII: Crooked Timber and the Sangre de Cristos I Tom Wolf

11:30 - 12:00 pm


12:00 - 1:00 pm

Session XIII: General Discussion

1:00 - 6:00 pm

Free Time Lunch in Dining Hall or sack lunch upon request *Optional Trip to Yellowstone National Park

6:30 pm

Cocktails and Dinner Evening address by Dr. Walter Quanstrom, Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety, Amoco Corporation, Chicago, Illinois "Yorktown and Other Battles"



Sunday, September 18

5:00 am

Morning coffee and rolls will be provided for early departures

6:00 - 8:00 am


8:00 - 11:30 am

Free Time - Shuttles to the airport will be leaving all morning.

11:30 - 12:30 pm


11:30 - 12:30 pm

Final shuttle departure to the airport