Faculty - Robert Heilmayr

Robert Heilmayr, Assistant Professor -- Environmental Economics, Land System Science
PhD, Environment and Resources, Stanford University; MA, Economics, Stanford University; BA, Environment, Economics and Politics; Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Claremont McKenna College

Robert Heilmayr combines approaches from economics, geography and ecology to explore the way society uses and governs land. In particular, Heilmayr’s research focuses on quantifying the impact of nonstate, market-based approaches to conservation. Leveraging a combination of remote sensing and econometric methods, Heilmayr evaluates private efforts to end deforestation associated with commodity food and fiber production. Heilmayr teaches courses in environmental and natural resource economics, and geographic information systems. Heilmayr also is an Assistant Professor in UCSB's Department of Environmental Studies.

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