Robert T. Deacon
is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara and University Fellow at Resources for the Future. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Washington and has also served as the Julian Simon Fellow, Property and Environment Research Center; Visiting Foreign Scholar, Institute for Social and Economic Research, Osaka University; Visiting Professor, International Center for Higher Education on Agronomics in the Mediterranean, Zaragoza, Spain; Guest Professor, University of Witten-Herdecke; Visiting Scholar, CentER, Tilburg University; and National Fellow, Hoover Institution.
Professor Deacon has been Managing Editor of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
and a member of the Editorial Board for the journals, Environment and Development Economics
and Evaluation Review
. He is also the author of more than sixty articles and reviews that have been published in scholarly journals.