Sarah specializes in natural resource policy and economics.Methods and Tools Non-Market Valuation
ECONorthwest has unparalleled expertise in quantifying the value associated with non-market goods and services.Econometric & Statistical Analysis & Modeling
ECONorthwest can construct or deconstruct any econometric and statistical model or analysis.Benefit-Cost Analysis
ECONorthwest applies benefit-cost analysis to help decision makers compare different project and policy options.
ECONorthwest has extensive experience addressing the economic dimensions of water and riparian resources. We have evaluated water-allocation decisions in complex socio-political and ecosystem settings, including the Puget Sound and California Bay-Delta regions. We have analyzed the economic tradeoffs associated with water quality and water supply challenges in both urban and rural settings. Our clients include local, state, and federal water-management agencies, non-profit organizations, Native American tribes, utilities, and private water users. Our analyses have involved over 40 water basins, rivers, lakes, and coastal areas across the United States.
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