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Dietrich Earnhart

Professor, Department of Economics
Director, Center for Environmental Policy
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Dietrich Earnhart teaches environmental economics, environmental policy analysis, comparative economics, and principles of economics at the University of Kansas. His research focuses on environmental economic issues that involve legal dimensions, such as optimal strategies for enforcing environmental protection laws, the effects of regulatory factors on corporate environmental performance in the U.S. and Europe, and the effects of ownership structure on air emissions in transition economics. He also conducts research that combines revealed and stated preference methods.