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Abel, Jaison, Ishita Dey and Todd Gabe, “Productivity and the Density of Human Capital.” Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 52, No. 4. 2012.

Anderson, Mark W., Teisl, Mario F. and Noblet, Caroline L. 2012. Giving Voice to the Future in Sustainability: Retrospective Assessment to Learn Prospective Stakeholder Engagement. Ecological Economics 84, 1-6.

Andrew J. Plantinga, Cecile Detang-Dessendre, Gary L. Hunt, Virgine Piguet (2013). “Hoursing prices and Inter-urban Migration,” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 43(2):296-306

Bassano, Louis V. and James C. McConnon, Jr. 2011. “Strategic Partnerships That Strengthen Extension’s Community-Based Entrepreneurship Programs:  An Example from Maine.” Journal of Extension [On-Line] Vol 49, No. 5.  Available at:

Bell, K.P., Lindenfeld, L., Speers, A., Teisl, M. and J. Leahy. (2013). Creating opportunities for improving lake-focused stakeholder engagement: knowledgeaction systems, pro-environmental behavior, and sustainable lake management, Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management 18(1): 5-14.

Das, M., Dubus, N., & Silka, L. (in press). Decades after resettlement: Later life experiences of aging Cambodian refugees. Humanity and Society.

Douadia Bougherara, Sandrine Costa and Mario Teisl. forthcoming. Making or buying environmental public goods: Do consumers care? Land Economics.

Gabe, Todd, James C. McConnon, Jr., and Richard Kersbergen. 2011. “Economic Contribution of Maine’s Food Industry.” Maine Policy Review, Volume 20, Number 1 (Winter/Spring): 36-45.

Gabe, Todd, Kevin Stolarick and Jaison Abel, “Rural Areas Lag Behind in Key Workforce Skills.” Choices, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2012.

Gabe, Todd, Richard Florida and Charlotta Mellander. “The Creative Class and the Crisis.” Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2013.

Gary L. Hunt and Richard E. Mueller (2013). “Fiscal Policy, Returns to Skills, and Canada-US Migration: Evidence from the Late 1990s,” Canadian Public Policy, 39 (1): 1-30.

Glover, R., & Silka, L. (accepted). Choice, power, and perspective.  International Journal of Community Research and Engagement.

Hart, D., and K.P. Bell (2013). Sustainability Science: A Call to Collaborative Action. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 42(1): 75-89.

Leahy, J., Gorczyca, E., Bell, K.P., Straub, C. and J. Wilson (2013). Agent-Based Modeling of Harvest Decisions by Small Scale Forest Landowners in Maine, USA. International Journal of Forestry Research

Leiby, Paul and Jonathan Rubin, “Energy Security Implications of a National Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Energy Policy (2012),

Lyons, P., Leahy, J., Lindenfeld, L., & Silka, L. (in press). Knowledge to action: Investigating implicit knowledge production models held among forest science researchers. Society and Natural Resources.

Noblet, C., Bell, K.P., Colgan, C. and M. Teisl. (2012). Economic Development and Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative. Maine Policy Review 21(1): 128-136

Noblet, C., Lindenfeld LA, Anderson MW. Environmental Worldviews: A Point of Common Contact, or Barrier? Sustainability. 2013; 5(11):4825-4842 PDF

Noblet, C., Mario F. Teisl, Katherine H. Farrow and Jonathan Rubin. 2012. Biofuels development in Maine: Using trees to oil the wheels of sustainability. Maine Policy Review, 22(1): 56-65

Noblet, C., Mark W. Anderson and Mario F. Teisl. 2012. An empirical test of anchoring the NEP scale in environmental ethics. Environmental Education Research

P. Trostel, “The Effect of Public Support on College Attainment” Higher Education Studies, 2 (4), 58-67, 2012.

Peterman, J.,Bermudez, O. I., Parke, W., & Silka, L. (in press). Food insecurity among Cambodian women two decades post-resettlement” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Rubin, Jonathan and Paul Leiby, “Tradable Credits System Design and Cost Savings for A National Low Carbon Fuel Standard for Road Transport,” Energy Policy (2012),

Wagner, Sharon J. and Edward S. Rubin, Economic implications of thermal energy storage for concentrated solar thermal power, Renewable Energy, In Press,

Silka, L. (in press). “Silos” in the democratization of science. Journal of Deliberative Mechanisms in Science.

Silka, L., Glover, R., Hutchins, K., Lindenfeld, L. Blackstone, A., Elliott, C., Ladenheim, M., & Sullivan, C. (accepted). Moving beyond the single disciplines:Building a scholarship of engagement that permeates higher education.  Journal of Critical Organization Inquiry.

Silka, L., Hutchins, K., Jones, M., & Rector, C. (2012). Improving Maine’s future through education: Overcoming challenges and learning to “row” together. Maine Policy Review, 21(2), 14-21.

Snell, M., Bell, K.P., and J. Leahy. 2013. Local institutions and lake management. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management 18(1): 35-44.

Thøgersen, John and Caroline L. Noblet. 2012. Does Green Consumerism increase the acceptance of windpower? Energy Policy 51, 854-862

Waring, T. M. (2012). Cooperation dynamics in a multi-ethnic society: a case study from Tamil Nadu. Current Anthropology, 53(5),642-649.

Waring, T. M. (2012). Sequential Encoding of Tamil Kolam Patterns. Forma, 27(1),83-92.

Waring, T. M. (2012). Wicked Tools: The Value of Scientific Models for Solving Maine’s Wicked Problems. Maine Policy Review, 21(1)30-39.

Xuan Chen, Barry Goodwin and Jeffery Prestemon  (2013). Is Timber Insurable? A Study of Wildfire Risks in the U.S. Forest Sector Using Spatio-Temporal Models. American Journal of Agricultural Economics

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