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James Sanchirico and Jim Wilen awarded the 2023 Publication of Enduring Quality Award

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CMSI Affiliates Jim Sanchirico and Jim Wilen were awarded the 2023 Publication of Enduring Quality (PEQ) Award from the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists on June 1st, 2023 for the publication:

Sanchirico, J. N. and J. E. Wilen. Bioeconomics of Spatial Exploitation in a Patchy EnvironmentJournal of Environmental Economics Management, 37(2): 129-50, 1999.

The nominating committee noted that “This paper is a transformative contribution that changed the way economists and others see the world. It did this by laying out a new framework for understanding the role played by space and spatial mechanisms in systems of living organisms. This new framework, in turn, allowed economists to tackle questions about spatial policy issues that had not been addressed before with existing non-spatial paradigms. […] The paper is notable for the cascade of papers that followed that elaborated and extended the original ideas, applied the framework to other resource systems, and motivated generalizations leading to a new body of theory of spatial-dynamic systems. It is easy to argue that this paper is one of the most significant contributions to emerge in natural resource economics over the last several decades.”

Congratulations to Jim and Jim!

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