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Pallab Mozumder

Associate Professor


Office: MARC 351

Phone: (305) 348-7146



Dr. Mozumder's research focuses on environmental and natural resource economics, coastal resource management and interdisciplinary approaches in addressing complex environmental issues. He is interested in understanding the human dimensions of environmental changes and mitigation of natural hazards and disasters. Understanding human behavior in the face of environmental changes and prudent decision-making in managing natural resources are recurrent themes of his research.

Selected Publications

Provision of a Wildfire Risk Map: Informing Residents in the Wildland Urban Interface [with R. Helton and R. Berrens], Risk Analysis, 29(11):1588-1600 (2009).

Willingness to Pay for Safe Drinking Water: Evidence from Parral, Mexico [with Vásquez, W., J. Hernández-Arce, and R. Berrens], Journal of Environmental Management, 90(11): 3391-3400 (2009).

Private Transfers to Cope with a Natural Disaster: Evidence from Bangladesh [with A. Bohara, R. Berrens and N. Halim], Environment and Development Economics, 14 (2): 187-210 (2009).

Investigating Intended Evacuation from Wildfires in the Wildland-Urban Interface: Application of a Bivariate Probit Model [with N. Raheem, J. Talberth and R. Berrens], Forest Policy and Economics, 10 (6): 415-423 (2008).

Role of Information and Communication Networks in Malaria Survival [with A. Marathe], Malaria Journal, 6:136 (2007).

Inorganic Fertilizer Use and Biodiversity Risk: An Empirical Investigation [with R. Berrens ], Ecological Economics, 62(3-4): 538-543 (2007).

Investigating Hypothetical Bias: Induced Value Tests of Referendum Voting Mechanism with Uncertainty [with R. Berrens ], Applied Economics Letters, 14 (10): 705-709 (2007).

Lease and Fee based Hunting on Private Lands in the U.S.: A Review of the Economic and Legal Issues [with M. Starbuck, R. Berrens and S. Alexander], Human Dimensions of Wildlife/, 12 (1): 1-14 (2007).

Is There an Environmental Kuznets Curve for the Risk of Biodiversity Loss? [with R. Berrens and A. Bohara], Journal of Developing Areas, 39 (2): 175-190 (2006).

Areas of Expertise

Environmental and natural resource economics


PhD: University of New Mexico, 2005