Merlin M. Hanauer
Quantifying causal mechanisms to determine how protected areas affect poverty through changes in ecosystem services and infrastructure.. With Paul J. Ferraro. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2014. Early Edition, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1307712111.
More strictly protected areas are not necessarily more protective: evidence from Bolivia, Costa Rica, Indonesia, and Thailand. With Paul J. Ferraro, Daniela A. Miteva, Gustavo Javier Canavire-Bacarreza, Subhrendu K. Pattanayak and Katharine R. E. Sims. Environmental Research Letters. 2013. Volume 8, Issue 2.
The Effects of Protected Area Systems on Ecosystem Restoration: a quasi-experimental de-
sign to estimate the impact of Costa Ricas protected area system on regrowth. With Kwaw
Andam and Paul J. Ferraro. Conservation Letters. 2013. no. 00, Pages 1-7.
Evaluating the Impact of Protected Areas on Poverty in Bolivia. With Gustavo Canavire-Bacareza. World Development. (2013) Volume 41, Pages 265-285.
Conditions Associated with Protected Area Success in Conservation and Poverty Reduction. With Paul J. Ferraro and Katharine R.E. Sims.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (2011) Volume 108, no. 34, Pages 13913-13918. Awarded Cozzarelli Prize (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) for outstanding 2012 paper in Applied Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (selected from over 3,800 articles). Click here for Podcast interview of Merlin Hanauer discussing the benefits of protected areas.
Protecting Ecosystems and Alleviating Poverty with Parks and Reserves: `Win-Win' or Tradeoffs? With Paul J. Ferraro. Environmental and Resource Economics. (2011) Volume 48, Issue 2, Page 269.
Working Papers (See CV for current list)