Dr. Emma Hutchinson

Dr. Emma Hutchinson
Assistant Professor
Office: BEC 344

PhD (Michigan)

Area of expertise

Environmental economics, law and economics, applied microeconomics


  • Environmental economics
  • Environmental policy
  • Law & economics


Selected publications

(For copies of publications, check Dr. Hutchinson's website)

Refereed Journal Articles:

  • Hutchinson, E. and P. Kennedy, 2014. The Relationship between Emissions and Income Growth for a Transboundary Pollutant, Resource and Energy Economics 38: 221-242.
  • Hutchinson, E. and  Kennedy, 2013. Transboundary Pollution and the Selective Enforcement of Environmental Policy, Environmental Economics4(4): 6-17.
  • Subsidies for the Production of Cleaner Energy: Can They Cause Emissions to Rise?, with Peter W. Kennedy & Cristina Martinez,  B.E. Journal  of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 1 (Contributions), Article 28.
  • Excessive Spending by Firms to Avoid Accidents: Is it a Concern in Practice?, with Klaas van 't Veld, International Review of Law and Economics,  2009, 29, pp. 324-35.
  • State Enforcement of Federal Standards: Implications for Interstate Pollution, with Peter W. Kennedy, Resource and Energy Economics, 2008. 30(3), pp. 316-44.
  • Extended Liability for Environmental Accidents: What You See is What You Get, with Klaas van 't Veld, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2005, 49, pp. 157-173.

Book Chapters:

  • Guidelines for Writing the Honours Thesis, with Martin P. Farnham, in Hume, S.E. (Ed.),  Economics Writing (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson, 2010.