Water & Economy

Water Economics, Policy and Governance Group (WEPGN)




Water & Economy

This contributes to Insight by improving our understanding of water’s multi-faceted contributions to Canada’s economy and to Connections by providing decision-makers with improved water pricing rules and empirical estimates of the value of water.

WEPGN projects within this theme include:

  • Adamowicz: “Economic Analysis of Source Water Protection”
  • Dupont, Heinmiller, Plummer, Renzetti and Baird: “Liquid Assets: Assessing Water’s Contribution to Niagara”
  • Bateman: “Integrated analysis of land use and water quality: Economic, hydrological and policy analysis”
  • Dupont “Responsiveness of Household Water Demands to Price and Non-Price Conservation Tools”
  • Weersink: “Assessing Policies to Improve Water Quality in Agricultural Landscapes”