Integrated Assessment Models and the Social Costs of Water Pollution

The 2018 conference was held April 15-17, 2018 at Iowa State University.


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Workshop Mission: To Coordinate and Encourage Research and Policy Discussion of Integrated Assessment Models of the Social Costs of Water Pollution

April 16, 2018
8:15-9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Introductions (Dave Keiser and Cathy Kling)
9:00-9:45 a.m. The Social Costs of Water Pollution
Motivation and Discussion: Dave Keiser
9:45-10:00 a.m. Break
10:00-noon Valuing Water Quality – Dan Phaneuf
Economic Valuation at USEPA – Julie Hewitt
IAMs and Valuing Water Quality – Bonnie Keeler
Great Lakes Case Study – Elena Irwin
noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch and Discussion – Challenges for Valuation
1:30-2:00 p.m. Break
2:00-3:30 p.m. Costs of Controlling Water Pollution – Cathy Kling
Hydrologic Modeling – Katrin Bieger
Chesapeake Bay – David Newburn
3:30-4:00 p.m. Break
4:00-4:45 p.m. Discussion – Challenges for Estimating Control Costs
April 17, 2018
8:15-9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Day One Recap
9:00-10:30 a.m. Discussion of Key Challenges Facing IAM Efforts & Group Products – How do we move forward as a modeling community?
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-noon Planning for Next Year’s Workshop
12:15-1:30 p.m. Working Lunch