Dr. Robert H. Nelson

Posted in: Environment/Transportation Policy, Housing/Urban Redevelopment/Planning, Legal/Regulatory/Judicial, State & Municipal Services/Privatization, Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy

Professor of Environmental Policy, School of Public Affairs , University of Maryland at College Park
Van Munching Hall
College Park MD
Work Fax: (301) 403-4675
Email: rn29@umail.umd.edu
Home: (301) 656-3339
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Member of the environmental program within the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Maryland.
Former staffer, Office of Policy Analysis, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget, U.S. Department of the Interior.

Academic Background

B.A.: Brandeis University (Mathematics).
Ph.D.: Princeton University (Economics).

Publications or Presentations

Public Lands and Private Rights: The Failure of Scientific Management (Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1995).
"Privatizing the Inner City," Competitive Enterprise Institute CEI Update, Nov. 1997.
"Urban Environmentalism versus Rural America," Range, Fall 1997.

Issue Specialities

Zoning, Property Rights, Urban Economics, Land Use, Environment, Natural Resources.

Calvert Index

Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy
State & Municipal Services/Privatization
Housing/Urban Redevelopment/Planning
Environment/Transportation Policy