Department of Economics
Professor of Economics
Office Location on Campus: Plaza Building Room 445
Phone: 905-688-5550 ext., 3121
Research Website: Water Economics, Policy and Governance Network
B.A. (Hons) University of Toronto, (Economics and Environmental Studies) 1982
M.A. University of British Columbia (Economics) 1983
Ph.D. University of British Columbia (Economics) 1990
Areas of Interest
Applied Microeconomics, Environmental Economics, Water Resources
Associate Editor, Water Resources Research
Member of Council of Canadian Academies' Expert Panel on Groundwater (2007-2008)
Member of International Joint Commission's International Lake Ontario St Lawrence River Study Board (2002-2007)
S. Renzetti and D. Dupont (2015) “Water Pricing in Canada: Recent developments” in A. Dinar, V. Pochat and J. Albiac, eds., Water Pricing Experiences and Innovations, Springer Publishing, pp. 63-83.
S. Renzetti, O.M. Brandes, D.P. Dupont, T. MacIntyre-Morris and K. Stinchcombe (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 doi:10.1080/07011784.2014.985508.
S. Renzetti (2015) “Non-household water demand: industrial and commercial sectors” in R. Q. Grafton, K. Daniell, C. Nauges, J.Rinaudo, M. Ward and W. Chan eds. Understanding and Managing Urban Water in Transition Springer Publishing, pp. 297-310.
S. Renzetti (2015) “Economic Analysis of Industrial Water Use” in A. Dinar and K. Schwabe, eds., The Handbook of Water Economics, Edward Elgar, forthcoming.
S. Renzetti, D.P. Dupont and T. Chitsinde (2014) “An Empirical Investigation into the Distribution Impacts of Water Pricing Reforms” Utilities Policy, doi: 10.1016/j.jup.2014.12.004
D. Dupont and S. Renzetti (2013) “Household behaviour related to water conservation” Water Resources and Economics 4(1): 22–37.
S. Renzetti (2012) “Non-household water demand: industrial and commercial sectors” in R. Q. Grafton, K. Daniell, C. Nauges, J.Rinaudo, M. Ward and W. Chan eds. Understanding and Managing Urban Water in Transition Springer Publishing.
J. Bruneau, S. Renzetti and M. Villeneuve (2010) “Analysis of the factors influencing water recirculation decisions by Canadian manufacturing firms” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 58(4):515–530.
J. Bruneau and S. Renzetti (2009) "Water Use and the Composition of Production in Canada" Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 136(1): 72-79.
J. Bruneau and S. Renzetti (2009) "GHG intensity in Canada: A look at historical trends" Canadian Public Policy, 35(1): 1-20.
S. Renzetti (2009) "Wave of the Future: The Case for Smarter Water Pricing" C.D. Howe Institute Commentary 281, Toronto.
S. Renzetti and D. Dupont (2009) "Measuring the Technical Efficiency of Municipal Water Suppliers: the Role of Environmental Factors" Land Economics 85(4): 627-636.