Helen Naughton came to the University of Montana in the Fall of 2008. Her specialization is in the fields of environmental and international economics, with a more recent focus on climate change issues. Helen has published articles in the European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Surveys, Land Economics, International Tax and Public Finance and Ecological Economics journals.
Helen has taught microeconmics at the introductory, intermediate and graduate level. In addition she has taught econometrics and environmental economics courses to both undergraduate and graduate students.
She is also a faculty member of the Systems Ecology graduate program that offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.
More information about Helen's research can be viewed on her research lab's website: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Lab (ENRE) (http://hs.umt.edu/enre/).
2007, Ph.D. in Economics, University of Oregon
2004, M.A. in Economics, University of Oregon
2000, B.A. in Economics, Lewis & Clark College
“The Effects of a Spruce Bark Beetle Outbreak and Wildfires on Property Values in the Wildland-Urban Interface of South-Central Alaska,” with Winslow D. Hansen, Ecological Economics, 2013, 96: 141-154.
Economic Way of Thinking
Introduction to Microeconomics (in class and online)
Master’s Microeconomic Theory II (at Oregon State University)
Introduction to Econometrics
Helen Naughton, Kevin Barnett and Kendall Houghton are working on Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) funded studies:
"Spatiotemporal Evaluation of Fuel Treatment and Previous Wildfire Effects on Suppression Costs,” (PI: Helen Naughton with Kevin Barnett). We are seeking for a master's level research assistant. For more information about this position go to http://hs.umt.edu/enre/Student%20Opportunities/default.php.
"Critical Assessment of Wildland Fire Emissions Inventories: Methodology, Uncertainty, Effectiveness" (PI: Wei Min Hao, Co-PIs: Shawn Urbanski and Helen Naughton). In the context of this study we are conducting the cost-effectiveness study of Fire Emissions Inventory Systems.
If you have any questions please call 406-243-4586 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or ENRE@umontana.edu.