Emeritus Professor of Economics and Professor of Resource and Environmental Management
Simon Fraser University
Jack Knetsch is an eminent economist whose works have appeared regularly in premier internationally refereed journals. He obtained his PhD from Harvard University and has taught at Simon Fraser University for 26 years and is recently Emeritus Professor of Economics as well as Professor of Resource and Environmental Management there. He continues to be active in research and has made a number of significant contributions in his field of study namely, the use of land value changes as an indirect measure of the benefit provided by an amenity resource, areas of recreation and environmental quality, alternative techniques of assessing changes in economic welfare, economic analysis of the various legal rules and institutions, and behavioral economics.