Frank Lupi
 Professor
 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

 Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics 
 Michigan State University 
 East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1039
     and

 Department of Fisheries and Wildlife 
 Michigan State University 
 East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1222
Telephone: 517/432-3883 
Fax: 517/432-1800 
E-mail: lupi@msu.edu



Professional Info I am often asked:    What's the Economic Impact of Sportfishing and Hunting in Michigan?

Recent News MSU Resources in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics


Misc. Working Papers   and   Posters


Selected Recent Publications

Chen, X., F. Lupi, G. He, and J. Liu, “Linking social norms to efficient conservation investment in payments for ecosystem services.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, releases June 30, 2009

Knoche, S., and F. Lupi. “ Time and Money Invested in Off-season Deer Hunting Activities.” Human Dimensions of Wildlife, In press

Chen, X., F. Lupi, A. Vinas, G. He, and J. Liu, “Cost Effective targeting to enhance the efficiency of conservation investments in payments for ecosystem services.” Conservation Biology, In Press

Gramig, B.M., C.A. Wolf, and F. Lupi. “Understanding adoption of livestock health management practices: The case of bovine leukosis virus.” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, In press

Fenichel, E., F. Lupi, J. Hoehn, and M. Kaplowitz, “Split-sample tests of ‘no opinion’ responses in an attribute based choice model.” Land Economics, 85(2): 349-363. 2009.

Chen, X., F. Lupi, G. He, Z. Ouyang, and J. Liu, “Factors affecting land reconversion plans following a payment for ecosystem service program.” Biological Conservation, In Press

Ortega-Pacheco, D.V., F. Lupi and M.D. Kaplowitz, “Payment for environmental services: estimating demand within a tropical watershed.” Journal of Natural Resource Policy Research, 1(2) 189-202. 2009.

Sidique, S., S. Joshi, and F. Lupi. “ Factors influencing the rate of recycling: An analysis of Minnesota counties,” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, In Press

Bruggeman, D, M. Jones, K. Scribner and F. Lupi. “Relating Tradable Credits for Biodiversity to Sustainability Criteria in a Dynamic Landscape,” Landscape Ecology, In Press

Sidique, S., F. Lupi, and S. Joshi. “The effects of behaviors and attitudes on drop-off recycling activities,” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, In Press

Kaplowitz, M., F. Lupi, and D. Bailey, “Wetland mitigation banking: The banker’s perspective.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 63(3) 162-172. 2008.

Kaplowitz, M.D., D.V. Ortega-Pacheco, and F. Lupi. “Payment for Environmental Services and Other Institutions for Protecting Drinking Water in Eastern Costa Rica,” Chapter 16 in Alternative Institutional Structures: Evolution and Impact. (Sandra S. Batie and Nicholas Mercuro, Editors), London: Routledge Press. 2008

Knoche, S. D. and F. Lupi. “Valuing Deer Hunting Services from Farm Landscapes.” Ecological Economics, 64(2)313-320. 2007.

Swain, E., P. Jakus, G. Rice, F. Lupi, P. Maxson, J. Pacyna, A. Penn, S. Spiegel and M. Veiga, “Socioeconomic Consequences of Mercury Use and Pollution.” AMBIO, 36(1)45-61, 2007.

Swinton, S. M., F. Lupi, G. P. Robertson, and S. K. Hamilton, “Ecosystem services and agriculture: Cultivating agricultural ecosystems for diverse benefits.” Ecological Economics, 64(2)245-252. 2007.

Kotchen, M., M. Moore, F. Lupi, and E. Rutherford, “Environmental Constraints on Hydropower: An Ex-Post Benefit-Cost Analysis of Dam Relicensing in Michigan.” Land Economics, 82:(3):384-403, August 2006.

Racevskis, L.A., and F. Lupi, “Comparing Urban and Rural Perceptions of and Familiarity with the Management of Forest Ecosystems,” Society and Natural Resources. 19(6):479-495, 2006.

Vista, A., P. Norris, F. Lupi and R. Bernsten, “Nutrient Loading and Efficiency of Tilapia Cage Culture in Taal Lake, Philippines, ” The Philippine Agricultural Scientist. 89(1): 48-57, 2006

Swinton, S.M., F. Lupi, G.P. Robertson and D.A. Landis “Ecosystem Services from Agriculture: Looking Beyond the Usual Suspects,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 88(5), 2006.

Kaplowitz, M.D., F. Lupi, and J.P. Hoehn, “Public Understanding and Perceptions of Michigan Wetlands,” In Press, Michigan Academician. 2006.

Shi, et al. “Local Spatial Modeling of White-Tailed Deer Distributions.” Ecological Modeling, 190:171-189, 2006.

Horan, R., and F. Lupi, “Economic Incentives for Controlling Trade-Related Biological Invasions in the Great Lakes,” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 34(1):75-89, 2005.

Bruggeman, D, M. Jones, F. Lupi, and K. Scribner. “Landscape Equivalency Analysis: Methodology for Estimating Spatially Explicit Biodiversity Credits,” Environmental Management, 36(4):518-534, 2005.

Horan, R., and F. Lupi. "Tradable risk permits to prevent future introductions of alien invasive species into the Great Lakes," Ecological Economics, 52(3): 289-304, 2005.

Kaplowitz, M. and Frank Lupi. "Color Photographs and Mail Survey Response Rates." Intl. J. Public Opinion Research. 16:199-206, 2004.

Kaplowitz, M., Frank Lupi, and J. Hoehn. "Multiple-methods for developing and evaluating a stated preference survey for valuing wetland ecosystems." In Questionnaire Development, Evaluation, and Testing Methods, (S. Presser, et al., eds). 503-524. Wiley:New Jersey. 2004.

Lupi, Frank, J. Hoehn and G. Christie. "Using an Economic Model of Recreational Fishing to Evaluate Benefits of Sea Lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) Control," Journal of Great Lakes Research. 29: 742-754. 2003.

Hoehn, John P., Frank Lupi, and Michael Kaplowitz. "Untying a Lancastrian Bundle: Ecosystem Valuation in Wetland Mitigation," Journal of Environmental Management, 68(3):263-272, 2003.

Stewart, T.J., J. Bence, R. Bergstedt, M. Ebener, F. Lupi, and M. Rutter. "Recommendations for Assessing Sea Lamprey Damages: Toward Optimizing the Control Program in the Great Lakes," J. of Great Lakes Research. 29: 742-754. 2003.

Lupi, Frank, Michael D. Kaplowitz, and John P. Hoehn , “The Economic Equivalency of Drained and Restored Wetlands in Michigan,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 84:1355-1361, 2002.

Horan, R., C. Perrings, Frank Lupi, and E. Bulte, “Biological Pollution Prevention Strategies under Ignorance: The Case of Invasive Species,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 84:1303-1310, 2002.

An, Li., Frank Lupi, J. Liu, M. Linderman, and J. Huang, “Modeling the Switch from Fuelwood to Electricity: Implications for the Conservation of Giant Panda Habitat,” Ecological Economics: 42(3): 445-457, 2002.


Some other RUM travel cost papers...

Jones, Carol A., and Frank Lupi, “The Effect of Modelling Substitute Activities on Recreational Benefit Estimates,” Marine Resource Economics: 14(4): 357-374, 1999.

Chen, Heng Z., Frank Lupi and John P. Hoehn, “An Empirical Assessment of Multinomial Probit and Logit Models for Recreation Demand,” in: Valuing Recreation and the Environment: Revealed Preference Methods in Theory and Practice, (C. Kling and J. Herriges, eds.) Edward Elgar, pp 141-162, 1999

Lupi, F. and P. Feather, “Using Partial Site Aggregation to Reduce Bias in Random Utility Travel Cost Models,” Water Resources Research: 34(12): 3595-3603, 1998.


And, an old favorite for those interested in validity tests of discrete choice, stated preference methods:

Rubey, L., and F. Lupi, "Predicting the Effects of Market Reform in Zimbabwe: A Stated Preference Approach," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 78:89-99, 1997.