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Areas of Specialization: Resource and Environmental Economics
John Livernois joined the Department of Economics at the University of Guelph in 1991. He received a BA Honours from the University of Toronto (1976) and an M.A. (1978) and Ph.D. (1984) in Economics from the University of British Columbia. His teaching and research interests are in natural resource and environmental economics with a focus on issues related to taxation, regulation and enforcement.
His research has been published in journals including the Journal of Political Economy, The International Economic Review, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and the Journal of Public Economics.
Livernois, J. and Brian Carr, "Resource Taxation", in Kerr, Heather, Jack Mintz, Ken McKenzie (eds), Canadian Tax Policy, Canadian Tax Foundation, forthcoming 2012.
Livernois, J. “The Empirical Significance of the Hotelling Rule”, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Winter 2009 Vol. 3: 22 – 41.
Livernois, J. “The Economics of Ending Canada’s Commercial Harp Seal Hunt”, Marine Policy, 2010, Vol 34, No. 1: 42- 53.
Livernois, J. and Arian K. Moghadam, “The Abatement Cost Function for a Representative Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program”, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Volume 15, Issue 5, July 2010: 285-97.
Livernois, J. and C.J. McKenna, “Truth or Consequences: Enforcing Pollution Standards with Self-Reporting”, (1999), Journal of Public Economics Vol. 73 No. 3, pp. 415-40.
Livernois, J. and P. Martin, “Price, Scarcity Rent, and a Modified r-Percent Rule for Nonrenewable Resources”, (2001), Canadian Journal of Economics Vol 34 No. 4, pp. 827-45.
Livernois, J., H. Thille and X. Zhang, “A Test of the Hotelling Rule using Old-Growth Timber Data”, Canadian Journal of Economics, (2006), Vol 39, No 1, 2006, pp. 163-186.