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Prof. Yacov Tsur

Ruth Ochberg Chair in Agriculture
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489372 | Mobile: +972-(0)54-7520086
Natural resource and environmental economics, Dynamic models in natural resource management.

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The Department of Environmental Economics and Management

The Robert H. Smith Faculty
of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001
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Dr. Ohad Raveh, Tel: 08-9489373

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Prof. Yacov Tsur


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My research deals with natural resource economics under uncertainty with emphasis on water resources and resource management under catastrophic threats. My water economics research includes conjunctive management of ground and surface water under stochastic surface water supply, and water allocation and pricing. My research on natural resource management under catastrophic threats includes global warming policies under risk of climate change induced calamities, exploitation of coastal aquifers under threats of seawater intrusion, and bio-economic management under threats of ecological collapse.