Diane P. Dupont
Department of Economics
Diane P. Dupont
Professor of Economics
Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Social Sciences
Office Location on Campus: Plaza Building Room 441
Phone: 905-688-5550 ext 3129
Research Website: Canadian Water Economics
Ph.D. (Economics), The University of British Columbia, 1988
Fields: Environmental and Natural Resources and Public Finance
Areas of Research Interest:
Non-market valuation, Environmental Economics, Fisheries Economics
Brock University Distinguished Research and Creative Activity Award, 2012
Chancellor's Chair for Research Excellence, Brock University, 2006-2009
Associate Editor, Water Resources & Economics, 2012-
Associate Editor, Canadian Water Resources Journal, 2011-
Associate Editor, Water Resources Research, 2011-
Associate Editor, Society and Natural Resources, 2010-2013
Associate Editor, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2007-2010.
Member, North American Association of Fisheries Economists, 2011-2015
Elected Researcher Member, Canadian Water Network Board of Directors, 2010-2012
Member, North American Association of Fisheries Economists, 2003-2007
Member and Chair (2008-2009) of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Worldfish Centre, Penang, Malaysia, 2007-2009.
Baird, J., Plummer, R., Dupont, D., and Carter, B. 2015 “Perceptions of Water Quality in First Nations Communities: Exploring the Role of Context”. Nature and Culture. 10(2): 225-249.
Renzetti, S., Dupont, D. and Chitsinde, T. 2015 “An Empirical Examination of the Distributional Impacts of Water Pricing Reforms”. Utilities Policy. 34:63-69.
Renzetti, S., Brandes, O., Dupont, D., MacIntyre-Morris, T., and Stinchcombe, K., 2015 “Using Demand Elasticity as an Alternative Approach to Modelling Future Community Water Demand under a Conservation Oriented Pricing System: An Exploratory Investigation”. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 40(1): 62-70.
Dupont, D., Waldner, C., Bharadwaj, L., Plummer, R., Carter, B., Cave, K., Zagozewski, R. 2014 “Drinking Water Management: Health Risk Perceptions and Choices in First Nation and non-First Nations Communities in Canada”. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 11(6):5889-5903.
Renzetti, S. and Dupont, D.P. 2013 “Household behaviour related to water conservation” Water Resources & Economics. 4:22-3.
Zhang, J., Adamowicz, W., Dupont, D.P. and Krupnick, A. 2013. “Assessing the Extent of Altruism in the Valuation of Community Drinking Water Quality Improvements” Water Resources Research.
Bruneau, J., Dupont, D.P. and Renzetti, S. 2013. “Economic Instruments, Innovation and Efficient Water Use” Canadian Public Policy.
Dupont, D. P. 2013 “Water Use Restrictions Or Wastewater Recycling? A Canadian Willingness To Pay Study For Reclaimed Wastewater” Water Resources & Economics. 1(1): 61-74.
Dupont, D.P. and Bateman, I. J. 2012 "Political Affiliation And Willingness To Pay: An Examination of the Nature of Benefits and Means of Provision" Ecological Economics. 75:43-51.
Day, B., Bateman, I., Carson, R. Dupont, D.P., Louviere, J., Morimoto, S., Scarpa, R., and Wang, P. 2012.“Order Effects and Choice Set Awareness in Repeat-Response Stated Preference Studies”. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 63:73-91.
Adamowicz, W., Dupont, D.P., Krupnick, A., and Zhang, J. 2011. “Valuation of Cancer and Microbial Disease Risk Reductions in Municipal Drinking Water: An Analysis of Risk Context Using Multiple Valuation Methods” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 61(2):213-226.
Bateman, I.J., Day, B.H., Dupont, D. P. and Georgiou, S. 2009 "Procedural invariance testing of the one-and-one-half-bound dichotomous choice elicitation method" The Review of Economics and Statistics. 91(4): 806-820.Renzetti, S. and Dupont, D.P. 2009. "Measuring the Technical Efficiency of Municipal Water Suppliers: the Role of Environmental Factors" Land Economics. 85(4): 627-636.