Journal Articles

Lowe Mackenzie, A.C., S.J. Dundas, and B. Zhao. Forthcoming. The Instagram effect: Is social media influencing visitation to public land? Land Economics. open access icon


Nguyen, T., D.M. Kling, S.J. Dundas, S.D. Hacker, D.K. Lew, P. Ruggiero and K. Roy. 2023. Quality over quantity: Non-market values of restoring coastal dunes in the US Pacific Northwest. Land Economics, 99(1): 63-79. open access icon


Lewis, D.J., D.M. Kling, S.J. Dundas, and D.K. Lew. 2022. Estimating the value of threatened species abundance dynamics. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 113: 102639. open access icon


Jensen, A.J., S.J. Dundas, and J.T. Peterson. 2022. Phenomenological and mechanistic modeling of recreational angling behavior using creel data. Fisheries Research, 249:106235.


Beasley, W.J., and S.J. Dundas. 2021. Hold the line: Modeling private coastal adaptation through shoreline armoring decisions. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 105: 102397. open access icon


Dundas, S.J., and R.H. von Haefen. 2021. The importance of data structure and nonlinearities in estimating climate impacts on recreation. Natural Hazards, 107(3): 2035-2075.


Parton, L.C., and S.J. Dundas. 2020. Fall in the sea, eventually? A green paradox in climate adaptation for coastal housing markets. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 104: 102381.


Dundas, S.J., A.S. Levine, R.L. Lewison et al. 2020. Integrating oceans into climate policy: Any Green New Deal needs a splash of blue. Conservation Letters, 13(5): e12716. open access icon


Dundas, S.J., and D.J. Lewis. 2020. Estimating option values and spillover damages for coastal protection: Evidence from Oregon's Planning Goal 18. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 7(3): 519-554. open access icon


Dundas, S.J., and R. H. von Haefen. 2020. The effects of weather on recreational fishing demand and adaptation: Implications for a changing climate. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 7(2): 209-242.

           Previous Version: CEnREP Working Paper 19-016

Darr, K.D., J.L. East, S. Seabrook, S.J. Dundas, and A.R. Thurber. 2020. The Deep Sea and Me: Using a science center exhibit to promote lasting public literacy and elucidate public perception of the deep sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7(159). open access icon


Lewis, D.J., S.J. Dundas, D.M. Kling, D.K Lew, and S.D. Hacker. 2019. The non-market benefits of early and partial gains in managing threatened salmon. PLOS ONE, 14(8): e0220260. open access icon


Dundas, S. J., R. H. von Haefen, and C. Mansfield. 2018. Recreation costs of endangered species protection: Evidence from Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Marine Resource Economics, 33:1-25.

           Previous Version: CEnREP Working Paper 16-016

Dundas, S. J. 2017. Benefits and ancillary costs of natural infrastructure: Evidence from the New Jersey coast. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 85:62-80.


Duke, J. M., S. J. Dundas, R. J. Johnston, and K. D. Messer. 2015. The effect of spatial interdependencies on prioritization and payments for environmental services. Land Use Policy, 48:341-350.


Duke, J. M., S. J. Dundas, R. J. Johnston, and K. D. Messer. 2014. Prioritizing payment for environmental services: A land preservation application using nonmarket benefits and costs for optimal selection. Ecological Economics, 105:319-329


Fooks, J. R., S. J. Dundas, and T. O. Awokuse. 2013. Are there efficiency gains from the removal of natural resource export restrictions? Evidence from British Columbia. The World Economy, 36:1098-1114.


Duke, J. M., S. J. Dundas, and K. D. Messer. 2013. Cost-effective conservation planning: Lessons from economics. Journal of Environmental Management, 125:126-133.

           Previous Version: University of Delaware Working Paper, 2012-01

Working Papers

The Effects of Managed Retreat on Coastal Property Markets: Evidence from the NY Rising Buyout and Acquisition Program (with Y. Hashida). Revisions submitted Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.


Recreational Cannabis Dispensary Access Effects on Prescription Opioid Use and Mortality (with W.J. Beasley). Revisions requested Regional Science and Urban Economics.


Barriers to Managed Retreat Policy Uptake in Coastal Areas: Evidence from the New Jersey Blue Acres Program (with Y. Hashida). Revisions requested Marine Resource Economics.


A Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Risk along US Highway 101, Oregon Coast. (with M. Kirvova, M. Olsen, J. Allan, C. Parrish, B. Leshchinsky, A. Senogles, and J. Herrmann) Revisions requested Journal of Coastal Research.


Tsunami risk and information shocks: Evidence from the Oregon housing market (with A. Hadziomerspahic). Under Review.


Caution ahead: Do respondents ignore future payments in stated preference questions? (with D. Lew, D.J. Lewis, and D. Kling)


Work in Progress

A Conceptual Model for Balancing Beach and Dune Ecosystem Service Management under Climate Change (with S. D. Hacker, P. Hovenga, K. Jay, R. Mostow, and P. Ruggiero)


Unpacking Differences of Who is in the Sample Based on Survey Contact Mode (with A. Hadziomerspahic and S. Kolstoe)


A Green Rush? Cannabis legal status and agricultural land values (with W.J. Beasley)


Valuing Information and Perceived Risk from Water Contamination Discoveries (with L. Parton)


Willingness to Accept: Managed Retreat along Lake Michigan (with W. J. Beasley)


Technical Reports

Dundas, S. J., S. Capalbo, and J. Sterns. 2023. The Economic Implications of Climate Change for Oregon. In: Fleishman, E. (ed.) Sixth Oregon Climate Assessment. Corvallis, OR: Oregon Climate Change Research Institute. pp. 134-157.


Dundas, S. J. 2022. Economic and policy implications for coastal housing markets facing sea level rise and erosion. In: Conway-Cranos, L., J. D. Toft, D. J. Trimbach, H. Faulkner, J. Krienitz, D. Williams, and S. Des Roches (eds.) The 2021 Puget Sound Nearshore Restoration Summit Proceedings. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. p 46-47.


Kone, D., K. Biedenweg, A. Doerr, S. J. Dundas, P. Nelson, R. Niemiec, and A. Rogers. 2022. Establishing a roadmap for incorporating social science and human dimensions into potential sea otter reintroductions on the U.S. West Coast. Sacramento, CA: California Ocean Science Trust. 42 pp.


Shaw, G. and S.J. Dundas. Socio-Economic Impacts of the Southern Flow Corridor Restoration Project: Tillamook Bay, Oregon. Garibaldi, OR: Tillamook Estuaries Partnership. 47 pp.

Current Grants

Lead PI   NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, 2016 - 2023
                 A Multidisciplinary, Integrative Approach to Valuing Ecosystem Services
                 from Natural Infrastructure

Co-PI      Oregon Sea Grant, 2019 - 2024
                 Envisioning a Resilient Oregon Coast: Co-developing Alternative Futures                  for Adaptation Planning and Decision-Making.

Co-PI      NOAA Ecological Effects of Sea-level Rise program, 2019 - 2023
                 Optimizing the Ecosystem Services of U.S. Pacific Northwest Coastal                  Beaches and Dunes Through Adaptation Planning.

Co-PI      NOAA Coastal and Ocean Climate Applications program, 2019 - 2023
                 Assessing Climate-Related Risk and Adaptation Options for Water                  Suppliers Along the Oregon Coast.

General Audience Publications

Lewison, R., A. Levine, and S.J. Dundas. Teal Deal: Add Blue to the Green New Deal.
Op-ed, Capitol Weekly. May 26th, 2020.

Dundas, S.J. November 2008. Alternative Thinking: The explosive development of renewable energy technologies. Photo Essay in Going Green. NJBIZ, New Brunswick, NJ: pp. 28-33.