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  • "The impact of perceptions in averting-decision models: an application of the special regressor method to drinking water choices," (with Christophe Bontemps), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, forthcoming.
  • "Water hauling and girls' school attendance: some new evidence from Ghana," (with Jon Strand), Environmental and Resource Economics, forthcoming.
  • "Pesticide handling practices: The case of coffee growers in Papua New Guinea," (with Maria Belen Zapata Diomedi), Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, forthcoming.
  • "A diagnostic tool for estimating the incidence of subsidies delivered by water utilities in low- and medium-income countries, with illustrative simulations,” (with Dale Whittington, David Fuente, and Xun Wu), Utilities Policy, 2015, 34: 70-81.
  • "Farmers' exposure to risk and their temporary water trading," (with Alec Zuo and Sarah Wheeler), European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 42(1): 1-24.
  • "Evaluating greening farm policies: a structural model for assessing agri-environmental subsidies," (with Marita Laukkanen), Land Economics, 2014, 90(3): 458-481.
  • "Technical efficiency and conversion to organic farming: the case of France," (with Laure Latruffe), European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2014, 41(2): 227–253.
  • "Information transmission in irrigation technology adoption and diffusion: social learning, extension services and spatial effects," (with Phoebe Koundouri, Margarita Genius and Vangelis Tzouvelekas), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2014, 96(1): 328-344.
  • "Households' pro-environmental habits and investments in water and energy consumption: determinants and relationships," (with Maria A. García Valiñas and Roberto Martínez-Espiñeira), Journal of Environmental Management, 2014, 133: 174-183.
  • "The willingness to pay for access to piped water: A hedonic analysis of house prices in Southwest Sri Lanka," (with Caroline van den Berg), Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, 2012, 5:151-166.
  • "Uncertainty and technical efficiency in Finnish agriculture: A state-contingent approach," (with Christopher O'Donnell and John Quiggin), European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 38(4): 449-467.
  • "Environmental and production cost impacts of no-till in Finland: Estimates from observed behavior," (with Marita Laukkanen), Land Economics, 2011, 87(3): 508-527.
  • "Arsenic mitigation in Bangladesh: A household labor market approach," (with Richard Carson and Phoebe Koundouri), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 93(2): 407-414.
  • "Estimation of water demand in developing countries: An overview," (with Dale Whittington), World Bank Research Observer, 2010, 25(2): 263-294.
  • "The impact of tap connection on water use: The case of household water consumption in Dakar, Senegal," (with Anne Briand, Jon Strand, and Muriel Travers), Environment and Development Economics, 2010, 15(1): 107-126.
  • "Household adoption of water-efficient equipment: The role of socio-economic factors, environmental attitudes and policy," (with Katrin Millock), Environmental and Resource Economics, 2010, 46(4): 539-565.
  • "Spatial heterogeneity in the cost structure of water and sanitation services: A cross-country comparison of conditions for scale economies," (with Caroline van den Berg), Oxford Development Studies, 2010, 38(2): 199-217.
  • "Identifying the effect of unobserved quality and experts' reviews in the pricing of experience goods: Empirical application on Bordeaux wine," (with Pierre Dubois), International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2010, 28(3): 205-212.
  • "Les déterminants du choix d'approvisionnement en eau des ménages de Dakar," (with Anne Briand and Muriel Travers), Revue d'Economie du Développement, 2009, 3: 83-108.
  • "Carafe ou bouteille ? Le rôle de la qualité de l'environnement dans la décision du consommateur," (with Christophe Bontemps), Economie et Prévision, 2009-2, 188: 61-79.
  • "The effects of EU agricultural policy changes on farmers' risk attitudes," (with Phoebe Koundouri, Marita Laukkanen and Sami Myyrä), European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 36(1): 53-77.
  • "The value of water connections in Central American cities: A revealed preference study," (with Jon Strand and Ian Walker), Environment and Development Economics, 2009, 14(3): 349-370.
  • "Demand for piped and non-piped water supply services: Evidence from Southwest Sri Lanka," (with Caroline van den Berg), Environmental and Resource Economics, 2009, 42(4): 535-549.
  • "The effect of uncertainty on pollution abatement investments: Measuring hurdle rates for Swedish industry," (with Åsa Löfgren and Katrin Millock), Resource and Energy Economics, 2008, 30(4): 475-491.
  • "Economies of density, scale and scope in the water supply and sewerage sector: A study of four developing and transition economies," (with Caroline van den Berg), Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2008, 34(2): 144-163.
  • "Clean air regulation and heterogeneity in US gasoline prices," (with Ujjayant Chakravorty and Alban Thomas), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2008, 55(1): 106-122.
  • "The story of the moment: Risk averse Cypriot farmers respond to drought management," (with Ben Groom, Phoebe Koundouri and Alban Thomas), Applied Economics, 2008, 40(3): 315-326.
  • "Estimation of non-tap water demand in Central American cities," (with Jon Strand), Resource and Energy Economics, 2007, 29(3): 165-182.
  • "The pricing of experience goods: The case of en primeur wine," (with Héla Hadj Ali), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2007, 89(1): 91-103.
  • "Effets de la délégation sur le prix de l'eau potable en France : une analyse à partir de la littérature sur les effets de traitement," (with Alain Carpentier, Arnaud Reynaud and Alban Thomas), Economie et Prévision, 2006-3, 174: 1-20.
  • "Technology adoption under production uncertainty: Theory and application to irrigation technology," (with Phoebe Koundouri and Vangelis Tzouvelekas), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 88(3): 657-670.
  • "Ex post evaluation of an earmarked tax on air pollution," (with Katrin Millock), Land Economics, 2006, 82(1): 68-84.
  • "On production function estimation with selectivity and risk considerations," (with Phoebe Koundouri), Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2005, 30(3): 597-608.
  • "Is really all domestic water consumption sensitive to price control?," (with Roberto Martínez-Espiñeira), Applied Economics, 2004, 36(15): 1697-1703.
  • "Some ex post evidence on environmental taxes," (with Katrin Millock and Thomas Sterner), CESifo DICE Report - Journal for Institutional Comparisons, 2004.
  • "Consistent estimation of dynamic panel data models with time-varying individual effects," (with Alban Thomas), Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 2003, 70: 53-75.
  • "Long run study of residential water consumption," (with Alban Thomas), Environmental and Resource Economics, 2003, 26(1): 25-43.
  • "Vente en primeur et investissement : une étude sur les grands crus de Bordeaux," (with Héla Hadj Ali), Economie et Prévision, 2003, 159: 93-103.
  • "Estimation de la demande domestique d'eau potable en France," (with Arnaud Reynaud), Revue Economique, 2001, 52(1): 167-185.
  • "Privately-operated water utilities, municipal price negotiation, and estimation of residential water demand: The case of France," (with Alban Thomas), Land Economics, 2000, 76(1): 68-85.
  • "Dynamique de la consommation domestique d'eau potable des ménages : une étude sur un panel de communes françaises," (with Alban Thomas), Economie et Prévision, 2000, numéro spécial Economie de l'environnement et des ressources naturelles, 175-184.

Book chapters

  • Pricing urban water services: the case of France (with Alban Thomas), In Water Resources, Planning and Management (Cambridge University Press, England), edited by Quentin Grafton and Karen Hussey, February 2011.


  • Economic instruments for water management - The cases of France, Mexico and Brazil. R. Seroa da Motta, A. Thomas, L. Saade Hazin, J.G. Feres, C. Nauges, A. Saade Hazin. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham (UK), 151 p., Oct. 2004.