Dr. W Bowman Cutter
Department of Economics
Claremont, CA 91711
Ph.D.., University of California, Los Angeles, CA , December 2002.
University of California Toxic Substances Research and Teaching Program Graduate Fellowship, 2000-2002.
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, CA, July 1999.
University of California, Los Angeles, Research Mentorship Scholarship, 1999-2000.
B.A. with Honors, Economics and Mathematics,
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, September 1993.
Assistant Professor and Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist. Department of Environmental Science, University of California, Riverside, August 2002-Present.
Research Assistant. U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Economic Policy. 1993-1995
Peace Corps Volunteer. Agricultural Development. Tarija, Bolivia. 1995-1997.
Guest Lecturer: Environmental Science I and II and III, Introduction to Environmental Economics, Water Resources.
Publications: Refereed Scholarly
Baerenklau, K.A., W.B. Cutter, A. DeWoody, R. Sharma, and J. Lee. 2008. “Infiltration Benefits of Capturing Urban Runoff with Competitive Bidding for Decentralized BMPs.” Forthcoming at Water Resources Research.
Cutter, W.B., Pendleton, L., DeShazo, J.R.
2007. “Activities in Models of Recreation Demand.” Land Economics.
Cutter, W.B. 2007. “Valuing Groundwater
Recharge in an Urban Context.” Land Economics. 83
Cutter, W.B., DeShazo, J.R. 2007. “The
Environmental Consequences of Decentralizing the Decision to Decentralize.”
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 53
Cutter, W.B., DeShazo, J.R. 2006. “Evaluating Reforms in the Implementation of Hazardous Waste Policies in California.” California Policy Options 2006. UCLA School of Public Affairs.
Federman M. , Cutter W., , et. al. 1996. "What
Does it Mean to be Poor in America?" Monthly Labor Review. Volume 119
Publications: Refereed Professional/Practicioner
Dewoody, A., Cutter W.B., Crohn D. 2007. “Cost-Effectiveness of Stormwater Infiltration BMPs in Los Angeles County.” StormCon: The North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition. Phoenix, Arizona.
Cutter, W.B. 2006. “Local Governments and Environmental Compliance: Lessons for Extending Environmental Regulation to Agriculture.” WaterWise. Fall 2005/Winter 2006.
Cutter, W.B., DeShazo, J.R. 2005. “Hazardous Waste.” Southern California Environmental Report Card. UCLA Institute of the Environment.
Cutter, W.B. 2004. “New Developments in Water Quality Funding.” WaterWise. Winter 2004.
Cutter, W.B. 2003. “California Water Supply Trends that Nurseries Should
Notice.” CORF News: Floriculture Education from the Kee Kitayama
Research Foundation. Volume 7
Cutter, W.B. 2003. “TMDL’s –A New Approach to Water Quality Regulation.” WaterWise. Winter. pp 1-2.
Cutter, W.B. 2003. “Incentive-Based Regulation for TMDL’s.” WaterWise. Summer.
Cutter, W.B. and K.A. Baerenklau. 2007.
Implementing the Los Angeles Rivers Metals TMDL through Financial
Incentives: A Sun Valley Case Study. Report to the City of Los Angeles,
Department of Public Works. June
Baerenklau, K.A. and W.B. Cutter. 2006.
Incentives for Voluntary Installation of Stormwater BMPs. Report to the
City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works. December
Dewoody, A., Cutter W.B., Crohn D. 2006. Costs and Benefits of the
Watershed Augmentation Study Sites. Policy Paper for the Los Angeles San
Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council’s Water Augmentation Study.
Cutter W.B. 2006 Report On Valuing Stormwater Infiltration in the Los
Angeles Area. Policy Paper for the Los Angeles San Gabriel Rivers
Watershed Council’s Water Augmentation Study and the Southern California
Association of Governments.
Cutter, W.B. 2003. USC Stormwater Cost Estimate. For the Los
Angeles San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council.
Cutter, W.B. 2003. Stormwater Utilities as a Vehicle for Cost-Effective Runoff Regulation. For the Southern California Association of Governments Water Policy Committee.
Cutter, W.B., M. Neidell, 2006. “Voluntary Information Programs and Environmental Regulation: Evidence from ‘Spare the Air.” Third World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics.
Baerenklau, K.A., W.B. Cutter, A. DeWoody, R. Sharma, and J. Lee. 2008. “Incentives for Decentralized BMPs: A Market-Based Alternative For Reducing Stormwater Runoff.” Resubmitted July 2008 Policy Matters.
Cutter, W.B, A. DeWoody. 2007. “Valuing On-Site Parking in Commercial Real Estate In Progress.” Resubmitted July 2008 at Real Estate Economics.
Cutter, W.B., M. Neidell. 2007. “Voluntary
Information Programs and Environmental Regulation: Evidence from ‘Spare the
Air.” Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Environmental Economics and
Bubb, K., T. Meixner, K.A. Baerenklau, B. Cutter and A. van Griensven. 2007.
“Economic Impact of Model Predictive Uncertainty on TMDL Assessments: San
Jacinto River, California Case Study.” Submitted to Water Resources
Cutter, W.B, A. DeWoody. “Do Parking Requirements Significantly Increase
The Area Dedicated To Parking? A Test Of The Effect Of Parking Requirements
Values In Los Angeles County.” In Progress.
Cutter, W.B, A. DeWoody. “Cost-Effectiveness of Stormwater Infiltration BMPs
in Los Angeles County.” In Progress.
Wu, X., W. Cutter. “Who Votes for Environmental Regulations in California? —A Spatial Econometric Approach” In progress. (30 manuscript pages).
Work In Progress
Cutter, W.B, L. Fernandez. “Quasi-Experimental Valuation of Open Space using Repeat Sales.” In progress.
Cutter, W.B. “Effectiveness of Inspection Mandates in the California Underground Storage Tank Program.” In progress.
Presentations at Professional Meetings and Conferences or Workshops
Second World Conference of Environmental and Resource Economics, Monterey, California, 2002.
University of California-Riverside, February 28th, 2003.
Southern Economic Association/AERE/SCREE, New Orleans, Louisiana, November, 2004.
American Economic Association, Philadelphia, PA, 2005.
Western Economic Association, San Francisco, CA, 2005.
Occasional Conference on Environmental Economics, Santa Barbara, California, 2005.
Third World Conference of Environmental and Resource Economics, Kyoto, Japan, 2006.
Columbia University, New York, New York, 2007.
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Portland, Oregon, 2007.
StormCon: The North American Surface Water Quality Conference. Phoenix, Arizona, 2007.
Pomona College, 2008.
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Orlando, Florida, 2008.
Cooperative Extension Workshops and
Southern California Association of Governments. 2002-2007
OHECC Workgroup Conference. 2003
Watershed University, North East Trees. 2003
Los Angeles and San Gabriels Rivers’ Watershed
State Water Board Stormwater Technical Advisory Group. 2004
Natural Resources Coordinating Committee. 2004.
Fruit Grower/Packer Extension workshop. 2004.
Santa Monica Bay bacteria Total Maximum Daily
Bureau of Reclamation meeting. 2004
Avocado Growers Workshop
Los Angeles City Department of Water and Power, TMDL workshop. 2005
Watershed University, Santa Clara. 2005.
Southern California Environmental Report Card. 2006
CalFed Bay Delta Workshop. 2006
Los Angeles Board of Public Works
Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board-UCLA workshop. 2007
Natural Resources Coordinating Committee. 2008.
California State Water Board. “Evaluating BMP effectiveness to reduce volumes and improve quality of runoff from urban environments.” Cooperator. $3.2 million. 2005-2009
Environmental Protection Agency. “Implementing the Los Angeles River Metals TMDL through Financial Incentives.” Co-PI. $61,665. 2005-2007
Environmental Protection Agency. “Information, Altruism, and Regulation: Evidence from ‘Spare the Air’ Using a Regression Discontinuity Approach.” Co-PI. $150,000. 2005-2007
University of California Water Resources Center. “Assessing the Effectiveness of California’s Underground Storage Tank Annual Inspection Rate Requirements.” PI. $30,000. 2007-2008.
Alluvial Fan Flood Task Force. Department of Water Resources, California. Subcontractor. $14,715. August 2007-2008.
County of Los Angeles. “TMDL Watershed Assessment.” Subcontractor. To Be Determined. 2007-2009.
Western Economic Association Conference, 2005 Governors Science Report,
California Urban Water Council
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Environmental Management.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization.
Discussant. Southern Economic Association/AERE/SCREE, New Orleans, Louisiana, November, 2004.
Discussant. Western Economics Association Annual Meetings. San Francisco, CA. July, 2005.
Session Moderator. Western Economics Association Annual Meetings. San Francisco, CA. July, 2005.
Session Moderator. Third World Conference of Environmental and Resource Economics, Kyoto, Japan, 2006.
Discussant. Third World Conference of Environmental and Resource Economics, Kyoto, Japan, 2006.
Discussant. Association of Environmental and Resources Economics, Portland, Oregon, 2007.
Space committee 2005-2006.
Undergraduate Advising 2003-2008.
Reviewer for applications for the graduate Environmental Science program. 2003-2008
Web page committee 2006-2007
Academic Assembly Council, UCR Chair and representative, 2004-2008.
Compensation committee, Academic Assembly Council, 2004-2008.
Attended organizational meeting of the UC Mexus/UC joint environmental education proposal.
Member, DANR Water Quality Workgroup. 2002 to 2008.
Member, DANR Landscapes Workgroup. 2002 to 2008.
Member, Board of Directors, Los Angeles and San Gabriel’s Rivers Watershed Council
Member, Southern California Association of Governments Water Policy Task Force
Technical Consultant, Alluvial Fan Flooding Task Force.
Member, Los Angeles and San Gabriel’s Rivers Watershed Council Water Augmentation Study technical advisory committee.
Member, Los Angeles and San Gabriel’s Rivers Watershed Council Southern California Watershed Assessment Framework technical advisory committee.
Technical Advisory Group, Municipal Stormwater Cost Survey.