Trisha Shrum is a behavioral and environmental economist who uses modeling and experimental methods to better understand human behavior related to environmental policy, climate change, and natural resource management. She co-founded a non-profit organization called DearTomorrow which arose from her research on climate change behavior. She brings her experience as a social entrepreneur to the courses she teaches on Community Entrepreneurship.
- “Managing Climate Risks on the Ranch with Limited Drought Forecasts,” lead author with co-authors William Travis, Travis Williams, and Evan Lih, 2018. Climate Risk Management, 20: 11-26.
- “Experiments in Ranching: Rain-Index Insurance and Investment in Production and Drought Risk Management,” working paper.
- “The Salience of Future Climate Impacts and the Willingness to Pay for Climate Change Mitigation,” working paper.
Associations and Affiliations
- Association of Environmental and Resource Economics
- American Economic Association
Areas of Expertise and/or Research
environmental economics, behavioral economics, experimental economics, climate change, natural resource management, policy analysis, entrepreneurship
- University of Kansas
- Yale University
- Harvard University
Morrill Hall 207C
- CDAE 166: Introduction to Community Entrepreneurship
- CDAE 267: Strategic Planning for Community Entrepreneurs