Works (38)

Updated: April 17th, 2024 07:10

2024 article

Economic optimization of <i>Wolbachia</i>-infected <i>Aedes aegypti</i> release to prevent dengue

Hollingsworth, B. D., Cho, C., Vella, M., Roh, H., Sass, J., Lloyd, A. L., & Brown, Z. S. (2024, April 3). PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, Vol. 4.

By: B. Hollingsworth, C. Cho, M. Vella, H. Roh, J. Sass, A. Lloyd, Z. Brown

author keywords: Wolbachia; Aedes aegypti; optimal control
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 15, 2024

2023 journal article

Food for thought: Assessing the consumer welfare impacts of deploying irreversible, landscape-scale biotechnologies

FOOD POLICY, 121.

By: M. Jones* & Z. Brown n

author keywords: Agricultural biotechnology; Gene drives; Choice experiment; Consumer welfare; Spotted wing drosophila; Asian citrus psyllid
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 4, 2023

2022 journal article

Biofuels policy and innovation impacts: Evidence from biofuels and agricultural patent indicators

ENERGY POLICY, 162.

By: K. Nelson*, L. Parton* & Z. Brown n

author keywords: Biofuels; Patenting; Biotechnology; Bayesian model averaging
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 31, 2022

2022 journal article

Distributional policy impacts, WTP-WTA disparities, and the Kaldor-Hicks tests in benefit-cost analysis

JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT, 113.

By: Z. Brown n

author keywords: Inequality; Benefit-cost analysis; Equivalent variation; Compensating variation; WTPWTA disparities
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 31, 2022

2021 journal article

Landscape-level feedbacks in the demand for transgenic pesticidal corn in the Philippines

ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS, 180.

By: Z. Brown n, L. Connor*, R. Rejesus n & J. Yorobe*

author keywords: Agroecology; Bioeconomic feedbacks; Areawide pest suppression; Crop choice; Discrete choice models; Endogenous sorting
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 19, 2021

2020 review

Coevolutionary Governance of Antibiotic and Pesticide Resistance

[Review of ]. TRENDS IN ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 35(6), 484–494.

By: P. Jorgensen*, C. Folke*, P. Henriksson*, K. Malmros*, M. Troell*, A. Zorzet*, A. Aktipis, Z. Brown ...

MeSH headings : Anti-Bacterial Agents; Disinfectants; Humans; Pesticides
TL;DR: The concept of coevolutionary governance is introduced and three priorities for its implementation are proposed: new norms and mental models for lowering use, diversifying practices to reduce directional selection, and investment in collective action institutions to govern connectivity. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 1, 2020

2020 journal article

Crop rotation mitigates impacts of corn rootworm resistance to transgenic Bt corn

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 117(31), 18385–18392.

By: Y. Carriere*, Z. Brown n, S. Aglasan n, P. Dutilleul*, M. Carroll*, G. Head*, B. Tabashnik*, P. Jorgensen*, S. Carroll*

author keywords: resistance management; resistance mitigation; landscape analysis
MeSH headings : Animals; Bacillus thuringiensis / genetics; Bacillus thuringiensis / metabolism; Coleoptera / drug effects; Coleoptera / physiology; Crop Production / economics; Crop Production / methods; Endotoxins / genetics; Endotoxins / metabolism; Endotoxins / pharmacology; Insecticide Resistance; Iowa; Pest Control, Biological / economics; Plant Diseases / economics; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Diseases / parasitology; Plant Diseases / prevention & control; Plants, Genetically Modified / genetics; Plants, Genetically Modified / immunology; Plants, Genetically Modified / parasitology; Soybeans / growth & development; Zea mays / genetics; Zea mays / growth & development; Zea mays / immunology; Zea mays / parasitology
TL;DR: The frequency of corn fields with severe rootworm damage was reduced by rotating corn with other crops and by not planting the same type of Bt corn year after year in the same field, and the effectiveness of corn rotation for mitigating Bt resistance problems did not differ significantly between crop-reporting districts with versus without prevalent rotation-resistant rootworm populations. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 19, 2020

2019 journal article

Does the U.S. public support using gene drives in agriculture? And what do they want to know?

Science Advances, 5(9), eaau8462.

By: M. Jones n, J. Delborne n, J. Elsensohn n, P. Mitchell* & Z. Brown n

MeSH headings : Agriculture / methods; Agriculture / standards; Attitude to Health; Conservation of Natural Resources; Gene Drive Technology / methods; Humans; Plants, Genetically Modified; Public Opinion; Surveys and Questionnaires; Trust; United States
TL;DR: With gene drives for agricultural pest control on the horizon, a survey suggests the public is receptive but concerned about risk, with the private sector and Department of Defense viewed as more untrustworthy. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 12, 2019

2019 chapter

Economic principles and concepts in area-wide genetic pest management.

In The economics of integrated pest management of insects (pp. 96–121).

By: Z. Brown n, M. Jones & J. Mumford

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Governing evolution: A socioecological comparison of resistance management for insecticidal transgenic Bt crops among four countries

Ambio, 3.

author keywords: Bacillus thuringiensis crops; Conservation and monitoring; Institutional analysis and development; Sustainability; Transgenic crops
MeSH headings : Australia; Bacillus thuringiensis; Brazil; India; Insecticide Resistance; Pest Control, Biological; Plants, Genetically Modified; United States
TL;DR: It is found that a shared understanding of resistance risks among government regulators, growers, and other actors is critical for effective governance, and monitoring of grower compliance with resistance management requirements, surveillance of resistance, and mechanisms to support rapid implementation of remedial actions are essential to achieve desirable outcomes. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: November 16, 2019

2018 journal article

A roadmap for gene drives: using institutional analysis and development to frame research needs and governance in a systems context

Journal of Responsible Innovation, 5(S1), S13–S39.

By: J. Kuzma n, F. Gould n, Z. Brown n, J. Collins*, J. Delborne n, E. Frow*, K. Esvelt*, D. Guston* ...

Contributors: J. Kuzma n, F. Gould n, Z. Brown n, J. Collins*, J. Delborne n, E. Frow*, K. Esvelt*, D. Guston* ...

author keywords: Gene drive; governance; risk; systems; IAD; genetic engineering
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

An Introduction to the Proceedings of the Environmental Release of Engineered Pests: Building an International Governance Framework

BMC Proc, 12(Suppl 8), 10.

By: Z. Brown n, L. Carter* & F. Gould n

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2018

2018 review

Antibiotic and pesticide susceptibility and the Anthropocene operating space

[Review of ]. NATURE SUSTAINABILITY, 1(11), 632–641.

By: P. Jorgensen, A. Aktipis, Z. Brown*, Y. Carriere, S. Downes, R. Dunn*, G. Epstein, G. Frisvold ...

TL;DR: Rising levels of antimicrobial and pesticide resistance increasingly undermine human health and systems for biomass production, and emphasize the sustainability challenge of preserving organisms sufficiency in the face of climate change. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 3, 2018

2018 report

EPA Scientific Advisory Panel 2018 Meeting Report on Resistance to Lepidopteran Pests to Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Plant Incorporated Protectants (PIPs) in The United States

(No.). https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0617-0078

Zachary Brown

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: December 18, 2018

2018 journal article

Impact of land tenure insecurity on investment: Evidence from northern Uganda

The Ghanaian Journal of Economics, 6(1), 21–42.

By: D. Miteva & Z. Brown

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 6, 2020

2018 journal article

Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) Supply and Demand for Cooking in Northern Ghana

EcoHealth, 15(4), 716–728.

By: M. Dalaba*, R. Alirigia*, E. Mesenbring*, E. Coffey*, Z. Brown n, M. Hannigan*, C. Wiedinmyer*, A. Oduro*, K. Dickinson*

author keywords: Cookstoves; Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG); Technology adoption; Household energy; Fuel supply; Behavior change
MeSH headings : Adult; Air Pollution, Indoor / prevention & control; Behavior; Cooking; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Ghana; Humans; Interviews as Topic; Male; Middle Aged; Petroleum / supply & distribution; Qualitative Research; Rural Population; Young Adult
TL;DR: Large rural–urban differences in LPG uptake are found: less than 10% of rural households own LPG stoves compared with over half of urban households, and accessibility of fuel supply is highly limited, with just one refilling station located in the KND. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 17, 2018

2018 journal article

Prices, peers, and perceptions (P3): study protocol for improved biomass cookstove project in northern Ghana

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 18(1).

By: K. Dickinson*, M. Dalaba*, Z. Brown n, R. Alirigia*, E. Coffey*, E. Mesenbring*, M. Achazanaga*, D. Agao* ...

author keywords: Cookstoves; Household air pollution; Behavior change; Global health; Study protocol
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Air Pollution, Indoor / prevention & control; Biomass; Commerce; Cooking / economics; Cooking / instrumentation; Equipment Design; Female; Ghana; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Peer Influence; Perception; Research Design; Young Adult
TL;DR: The design of the P3 project draws on economic theory, public health practice, engineering, and environmental sciences, to more fully grasp the drivers and barriers to expanding access to and uptake of cleaner stoves. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 19, 2018

2018 report

Resistance in Lepidopteran Pests to Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Plant Incorporated Protectants in the United States

(Report No. Federal Docket ID EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0617).

By: Z. Brown

Event: United States Environmental Protection Agency, FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel Meeting at Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, Arlington, Virginia on July 17-19, 2018

TL;DR: This chapter provides a discussion of EPA regulatory requirements for PIPs as well as a description of the data that EPA typically uses to make safety determinations. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: July 22, 2022

2018 journal article

Voluntary programs to encourage compliance with refuge regulations for pesticide resistance management: evidence from a quasi-experiment

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 100(3), 844–867.

By: Z. Brown n

author keywords: Bt refuges; difference-in-differences; discrete changes-in-changes; fractional regression; matching; moral suasion; nudges; quasi-experiments; resistance management; social marketing
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2018

2018 journal article

Wicked evolution: Can we address the sociobiological dilemma of pesticide resistance?

Science, 360(6390), 728–732.

By: F. Gould n, Z. Brown n & J. Kuzma n

Contributors: F. Gould n, Z. Brown n & J. Kuzma n

MeSH headings : Agriculture / economics; Animals; Arthropods / drug effects; Arthropods / genetics; Crops, Agricultural / microbiology; Crops, Agricultural / parasitology; Drug Resistance; Herbicides; Insecticides; Pest Control / economics; Pest Control / methods; Plant Weeds / drug effects; Plant Weeds / genetics
TL;DR: Current evidence suggests that insect and weed evolution may outstrip the authors' ability to replace outmoded chemicals and other control mechanisms, and it is necessary to address the mix of ecological, genetic, economic, and sociopolitical factors that prevent implementation of sustainable pest management practices. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Economic issues to consider for gene drives

Journal of Responsible Innovation, 5(sup1), S180–S202.

By: P. Mitchell*, Z. Brown n & N. McRoberts*

author keywords: Gene editing; CRISPR-Cas9; malaria; mosquito-vectored diseases; invasive species; agriculture
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Preference Heterogeneity in the Structural Estimation of Efficient Pigovian Incentives for Insecticide Spraying to Reduce Malaria

Environmental and Resource Economics, 70(1), 169–190.

By: Z. Brown n & R. Kramer*

author keywords: Discrete choice models; Preference heterogeneity; Externalities; Pigovian incentives; Malaria; Insecticides; Locational sorting models
TL;DR: The theoretical structure similar to locational sorting models, which characterize equilibria in terms of marginal individuals who are indifferent between locations, is used and can be applied to other bioeconomic externalities with spillovers from discrete preventative actions, including agricultural pest management and the control of pest infestations and invasive species. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

SPATIAL PATTERNS OF MARKET PARTICIPATION AND RESOURCE EXTRACTION: FUELWOOD COLLECTION IN NORTHERN UGANDA

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, 99(4), 1008–1026.

By: D. Miteva*, R. Kramer*, Z. Brown n & M. Smith*

author keywords: Spatial model; household sorting; household production; transaction costs; fuelwood extraction; deforestation; forest degradation; sub-Saharan Africa; quasi-experimental research designs
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

The Economics, Regulation and International Implications of Gene Drives in Agriculture

Choices, Quarter 2. http://www.choicesmagazine.org/choices-magazine/submitted-articles/economic-regulatory-and-international-implications-of-gene-drives-in-agriculture

By: Z. Brown

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: December 18, 2018

2017 journal article

The Value of Information in Decision-Analytic Modeling for Malaria Vector Control in East Africa

RISK ANALYSIS, 37(2), 231–244.

By: D. Kim*, Z. Brown n, R. Anderson*, C. Mutero*, M. Miranda*, J. Wiener*, R. Kramer*

author keywords: Decision analysis; malaria control; value of information
MeSH headings : Africa, Eastern; Animals; Costs and Cost Analysis; Decision Support Techniques; Global Health; Humans; Malaria / prevention & control; Models, Theoretical; Mosquito Control / economics; Mosquito Control / methods; Resource Allocation; Uncertainty
TL;DR: Having perfect information on the uncertain parameters could improve program net benefits by up to 5–21%, with the highest VOI associated with jointly eliminating uncertainty about reproductive speed of malaria‐transmitting mosquitoes and initial efficacy of larviciding at reducing the emergence of new adult mosquitoes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Household perceptions and subjective valuations of indoor residual spraying programmes to control malaria in northern Uganda

INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF POVERTY, 5(1).

By: Z. Brown n, R. Kramer*, D. Ocan* & C. Oryema*

MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Animals; Family Characteristics; Female; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Humans; Insecticides; Malaria / prevention & control; Malaria / psychology; Male; Middle Aged; Mosquito Control / statistics & numerical data; Uganda; Young Adult
TL;DR: This study suggests that the majority of people in areas of high malaria transmission like northern Uganda place a high value on vector control programmes using IRS, however, there is significant heterogeneity in terms of the perceived side effects (positive and negative). (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Links between urban structure and life satisfaction in a cross-section of OECD metro areas

ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS, 129, 112–121.

By: Z. Brown n, W. Oueslati* & J. Silva*

author keywords: Life satisfaction; Urban structure; Land-use; Compactness; Monocentric city model
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 chapter

Addressing environmental risks for child health

In D. McDaid, F. Sassi, & S. Merkur (Eds.), Promoting health, preventing disease: the economic case. https://books.google.com/books?id=COrSCgAAQBAJ&lpg=PA169&ots=CAuZbBcuiL&lr&pg=PA169#v=onepage&q&f=false

By: L. Trasande & Z. Brown

Ed(s): D. McDaid, F. Sassi & S. Merkur

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: December 18, 2018

2015 report

Tender instruments: programme participation and impact in australian conservation tenders, grants and volunteer organisations

In OECD Environment Working Papers (No. 85).

By: Z. Brown*, B. Alvarez* & N. Johnstone*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2018

2014 journal article

Better the devil you throw: Experience and support for pay-as-you-throw waste charges

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & POLICY, 38, 132–142.

By: Z. Brown n & N. Johnstone*

author keywords: Behavioural environmental economics; Pay-as-you-throw; Pigouvian taxes; Political economy
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 report

Greening Household Behaviour: Cross-Domain comparisons in environmental attitudes and behaviours using spatial effects

In OECD Environment Working Papers (No. 68).

By: Z. Brown n

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2018

2014 report

Greening Household Behaviour: Overview of Results from Econometric Analysis and Policy Implications

In OECD Environment Working Papers (No. 79).

By: Y. Serret* & Z. Brown*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2018

2013 report

Background information on the assessment of alternatives to DDT

(Technical Report No. UNEP/POPS/POPRC.7/INF/19). http://chm.pops.int/TheConvention/POPsReviewCommittee/Meetings/POPRC7/POPRC7Documents/tabid/2267/ctl/Download/mid/7443/Default.aspx?id=23&ObjID=12892

By: Z. Brown

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: December 18, 2018

2013 book

Greening household behaviour: overview from the 2011 survey

By: Z. Brown, N. Johnstone, Y. Serret-Itzicsohn & O. Economic Co-operation

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: December 18, 2018

2013 journal article

Insecticide resistance and malaria vector control: The importance of fitness cost mechanisms in determining economically optimal control trajectories

Journal of Economic Entomology, 106(1), 366–374.

By: Z. Brown*, K. Dickinson* & R. Kramer*

author keywords: insecticide resistance; malaria; vector control; economics; fitness costs
MeSH headings : Animals; Disease Vectors; Humans; Insecticide Resistance; Malaria / transmission; Models, Biological; Models, Economic; Mosquito Control
TL;DR: This article investigates economically optimal strategies for controlling malaria-transmitting mosquitoes when there is the potential for mosquitoes to evolve resistance to insecticides, and finds that fitness costs are a key element in the computation of economically optimal resistance management strategies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2018

2013 report

More than the Sum of their Parts: Valuing Environmental Quality by Combining Life Satisfaction Surveys and GIS Data

In OECD Statistics Working Papers (No. 2013/01).

By: J. Silva* & Z. Brown n

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2018

2013 journal article

Testing the effect of defaults on the thermostat settings of OECD employees

Energy Economics, 39, 128–134.

By: Z. Brown*, N. Johnstone*, I. Haščič*, L. Vong* & F. Barascud*

author keywords: Behavioral economics; Energy efficiency; Field experiments
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2018

2010 journal article

On the (Mis)Use of Wealth as a Proxy for Risk Aversion

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 92(1), 273–282.

By: M. Bellemare* & Z. Brown*

author keywords: contract theory; empirical tests; principal-agent models; risk aversion; risk sharing
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2018

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