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Nir Becker

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First Name:Nir
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Last Name:Becker
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RePEc Short-ID:pbe419
http://nir-becker.telhai.ac.il/
Terminal Degree:1990 Department of Applied Economics; College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences; University of Minnesota-St. Paul (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Department of Economics and Management
Tel-Hai College

Upper Galilee, Israel
http://website.telhai.ac.il/?cmd=programs.436

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RePEc:edi:dethail (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Lehrer, David & Becker, Nir & Bar, Pua, 2010. "The economic impact of the invasion of Acacia saligna in Israel," MPRA Paper 33954, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Becker, Nir, 2007. "Price discrimination as a policy tool for Nature Reserve Management," MPRA Paper 21867, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Becker, Nir & Lavee, Doron, 2001. "The Benefits and Costs of Noise Reduction," MPRA Paper 22018, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 29 Sep 2002.
  4. Becker, Nir & Easter, K. William, 1990. "Dynamic Supply From A Common Property Resource: Water Diversions From The Great Lakes," Staff Papers 13683, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
  5. Becker, Nir & Easter, K. William, 1989. "Diversions From The Great Lakes: Opportunities And Dangers," Staff Papers 14168, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
  6. Bigman, David & Becker, Nir & Barak, Hector, 1989. "Wheat Production in Semiarid Areas and the Role of Drought Compensation: Israeli Experience in Northern Negev," Occasional Paper Series No. 5 197662, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  7. Frerichs, Stephen & Becker, Nir & Easter, K. William, 1987. "Alternative Price Specification For Municipal Water Demands: An Empirical Test," Economic Reports 13033, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.

Articles

  1. Nir Becker, 2015. "Book Review: "The Water Economy of Israel"," Water Economics and Policy (WEP), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 1(03), pages 1-4.
  2. Nir Becker & Frank A. Ward, 2015. "Adaptive water management in Israel: structure and policy options," International Journal of Water Resources Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 31(4), pages 540-557, December.
  3. Friedman, Chanoch & Becker, Nir & Erell, Evyatar, 2014. "Energy retrofit of residential building envelopes in Israel: A cost-benefit analysis," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 77(C), pages 183-193.
  4. Nir Becker & David Soloveitchik & Moshe Olshansky, 2012. "A Weighted Average Incorporation of Pollution Costs into the Electrical Expansion Planning," Energy & Environment, , vol. 23(1), pages 1-15, January.
  5. Yaron Fishman & Nir Becker & Mordechai Shechter, 2011. "An input tax on nitrogen fertiliser pollution in the presence of transaction costs," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 55(9), pages 1206-1227, November.
  6. Doron Lavee & Michael Ritov & Nir Becker, 2011. "Is desalination the most sustainable alternative for water-shortage mitigation in Israel?," International Journal of Sustainable Economy, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 3(4), pages 410-424.
  7. Nir Becker & Yael Choresh & Ofer Bahat & Moshe Inbar, 2010. "Cost benefit analysis of conservation efforts to preserve an endangered species: The Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) in Israel," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 55-70, April.
  8. Doron Lavee & Nir Becker, 2009. "Cost-benefit analysis of an accelerated vehicle-retirement programme," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 52(6), pages 777-795.
  9. Nir Becker & Doron Lavee, 2009. "Commercial Development and Conservation Value," Journal of Infrastructure Development, India Development Foundation, vol. 1(2), pages 193-217, December.
  10. Nir Becker & Doron Lavee, 2003. "The Benefits and Costs of Noise Reduction," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(1), pages 97-111.
  11. Becker, N., 1999. "A comparative analysis of water price support versus drought compensation scheme," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 21(1), pages 81-92, August.
  12. Nir Becker & K. William Easter, 1999. "Conflict and Cooperation in Managing International Water Resources Such as the Great Lakes," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 75(2), pages 233-245.
  13. Becker, Nir & Shechter, Mordechai, 1996. "Decentralized economic incentives under technological indivisibilities: a cooperative game approach," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 9-20, April.
  14. Becker, Nir, 1995. "Value of moving from central planning to a market system: lessons from the Israeli water sector," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 12(1), pages 11-21, April.
  15. Zeitouni, Naomi & Becker, Nir & Shechter, Mordechai, 1994. "Models of water market mechanisms and an illustrative application to the Middle East," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 303-319, November.
  16. Nir Becker & Mira Baron & Mordechai Shechter, 1993. "Economic instruments for emission abatement under appreciable technological indivisibilities," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 3(3), pages 263-284, June.

Chapters

  1. Nir Becker & David Katz, 2017. "Regional Cooperation In River Basin Rehabilitation: Estimating Economic Benefits Of Alternatives For Jordan River Restoration," World Scientific Book Chapters,in: Management of Transboundary Water Resources under Scarcity A Multidisciplinary Approach, chapter 10, pages 301-334 World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Becker, Nir & Lavee, Doron, 2001. "The Benefits and Costs of Noise Reduction," MPRA Paper 22018, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 29 Sep 2002.

    Cited by:

    1. Boris A. Portnov & Yakov Odish & Larissa Fleishman, 2005. "Factors Affecting Housing Modifications and Housing Pricing: A Case Study of Four Residential Neighborhoods in Haifa, Israel," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 27(4), pages 371-408.

  2. Becker, Nir & Easter, K. William, 1989. "Diversions From The Great Lakes: Opportunities And Dangers," Staff Papers 14168, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Becker, Nir & Easter, K. William, 1990. "Dynamic Supply From A Common Property Resource: Water Diversions From The Great Lakes," Staff Papers 13683, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.

  3. Bigman, David & Becker, Nir & Barak, Hector, 1989. "Wheat Production in Semiarid Areas and the Role of Drought Compensation: Israeli Experience in Northern Negev," Occasional Paper Series No. 5 197662, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

    Cited by:

    1. Bigman, David, 1992. "Cardinal criteria for ranking uncertain prospects," Agricultural Economics of Agricultural Economists, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 8(1), December.

  4. Frerichs, Stephen & Becker, Nir & Easter, K. William, 1987. "Alternative Price Specification For Municipal Water Demands: An Empirical Test," Economic Reports 13033, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Henrique Monteiro, 2010. "Residential Water Demand in Portugal: checking for efficiency-based justifications for increasing block tariffs," Working Papers Series 1 ercwp0110, ISCTE-IUL, Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL).

Articles

  1. Nir Becker & Frank A. Ward, 2015. "Adaptive water management in Israel: structure and policy options," International Journal of Water Resources Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 31(4), pages 540-557, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Frank A. Ward, 2016. "Policy Nook: “Policy Challenges Facing Agricultural Water Use: An International Look”," Water Economics and Policy (WEP), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 2(03), pages 1-14, September.

  2. Friedman, Chanoch & Becker, Nir & Erell, Evyatar, 2014. "Energy retrofit of residential building envelopes in Israel: A cost-benefit analysis," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 77(C), pages 183-193.

    Cited by:

    1. Barbetta, Gian Paolo & Canino, Paolo & Cima, Stefano, 2015. "The impact of energy audits on energy efficiency investment of public owners. Evidence from Italy," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 93(P1), pages 1199-1209.
    2. Luca Evangelisti & Claudia Guattari & Paola Gori & Roberto De Lieto Vollaro, 2015. "In Situ Thermal Transmittance Measurements for Investigating Differences between Wall Models and Actual Building Performance," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 7(8), pages 1-11, August.
    3. Collins, Matthew & Curtis, John, 2017. "Value for money in energy efficiency retrofits in Ireland: grant provider and grant recipients," Papers RB20170203, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
    4. Dodoo, Ambrose & Gustavsson, Leif & Tettey, Uniben Y.A., 2017. "Final energy savings and cost-effectiveness of deep energy renovation of a multi-storey residential building," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 135(C), pages 563-576.
    5. Kamel, Ehsan & Memari, Ali M., 2018. "Automated Building Energy Modeling and Assessment Tool (ABEMAT)," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 147(C), pages 15-24.
    6. Serrano, Susana & de Gracia, Alvaro & Cabeza, Luisa F., 2016. "Adaptation of rammed earth to modern construction systems: Comparative study of thermal behavior under summer conditions," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 175(C), pages 180-188.
    7. Luca Evangelisti & Claudia Guattari & Paola Gori, 2015. "Energy Retrofit Strategies for Residential Building Envelopes: An Italian Case Study of an Early-50s Building," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 7(8), pages 1-16, August.
    8. Jim, C.Y., 2015. "Cold-season solar input and ambivalent thermal behavior brought by climber greenwalls," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 90(P1), pages 926-938.
    9. Liu, Min (Max), 2014. "Probabilistic prediction of green roof energy performance under parameter uncertainty," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 77(C), pages 667-674.
    10. Svetlana Pushkar, 2016. "Life Cycle Assessment of Flat Roof Technologies for Office Buildings in Israel," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 8(1), pages 1-10, January.

  3. Nir Becker & David Soloveitchik & Moshe Olshansky, 2012. "A Weighted Average Incorporation of Pollution Costs into the Electrical Expansion Planning," Energy & Environment, , vol. 23(1), pages 1-15, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Mojtaba Jorli & Steven Van Passel & Hossein Sadeghi & Alireza Nasseri & Lotfali Agheli, 2017. "Estimating Human Health Impacts and Costs Due to Iranian Fossil Fuel Power Plant Emissions through the Impact Pathway Approach," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(12), pages 1-29, December.

  4. Nir Becker & Yael Choresh & Ofer Bahat & Moshe Inbar, 2010. "Cost benefit analysis of conservation efforts to preserve an endangered species: The Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) in Israel," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 55-70, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Czajkowski, Mikołaj & Giergiczny, Marek & Kronenberg, Jakub & Tryjanowski, Piotr, 2014. "The economic recreational value of a white stork nesting colony: A case of ‘stork village’ in Poland," Tourism Management, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 352-360.

  5. Doron Lavee & Nir Becker, 2009. "Cost-benefit analysis of an accelerated vehicle-retirement programme," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 52(6), pages 777-795.

    Cited by:

    1. Lorentziadis, Panos L. & Vournas, Stylianos G., 2011. "A quantitative model of accelerated vehicle-retirement induced by subsidy," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 211(3), pages 623-629, June.
    2. Huang, Jian & Leng, Mingming & Liang, Liping & Luo, Chunlin, 2014. "Qualifying for a government’s scrappage program to stimulate consumers’ trade-in transactions? Analysis of an automobile supply chain involving a manufacturer and a retailer," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 239(2), pages 363-376.

  6. Nir Becker & Doron Lavee, 2003. "The Benefits and Costs of Noise Reduction," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(1), pages 97-111.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  7. Nir Becker & K. William Easter, 1999. "Conflict and Cooperation in Managing International Water Resources Such as the Great Lakes," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 75(2), pages 233-245.

    Cited by:

    1. Na Li Dawson & Kathleen Segerson, 2003. "Voluntary Agreements with Industries: Participation Incentives with Industry-wide Targets," Working papers 2004-06, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
    2. Sheila M. Olmstead & Hilary Sigman, 2014. "Damming the Commons: An Empirical Analysis of International Cooperation and Conflict in Dam Location," NBER Working Papers 20389, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Hathie, Ibrahima & Lopez, Rigoberto A., 2002. "Optimal Transboundary Water Diversion: The Case Of The Senegal River," 2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA 19586, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
    4. Xiqin Wang & Yuan Zhang & Yong Zeng & Changming Liu, 2013. "Resolving Trans-jurisdictional Water Conflicts by the Nash Bargaining Method: A Case Study in Zhangweinan Canal Basin in North China," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 27(5), pages 1235-1247, March.
    5. Mehmet Kucukmehmetoglu, 2009. "A Game Theoretic Approach to Assess the Impacts of Major Investments on Transboundary Water Resources: The Case of the Euphrates and Tigris," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 23(15), pages 3069-3099, December.
    6. Mehmet Kucukmehmetoglu, 2011. "AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH BETWEEN GAME THEORY AND PARETO FRONTIER CONCEPTS FOR THE TRANSBOUNDARY WATER RESOURCES ALLOCATIONS: Case of the Euphrates and Tigris," ERSA conference papers ersa10p899, European Regional Science Association.
    7. Breton, Michèle & Keoula, Michel Yevenunye, 2014. "A great fish war model with asymmetric players," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 97(C), pages 209-223.
    8. Olmstead, Sheila M., 2014. "Climate change adaptation and water resource management: A review of the literature," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 46(C), pages 500-509.
    9. Mehmet Kucukmehmetoglu, 2011. "Energy And Agricultural Policies Over The Transboundary Surface Water Resources," ERSA conference papers ersa11p1183, European Regional Science Association.

  8. Becker, Nir & Shechter, Mordechai, 1996. "Decentralized economic incentives under technological indivisibilities: a cooperative game approach," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 9-20, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Chao-Ning Liao, 2009. "Technology adoption decisions under a mixed regulatory system of tradable permits and air pollution fees for the control of Total Suspended Particulates in Taiwan," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 35(2), pages 135-153, April.

  9. Becker, Nir, 1995. "Value of moving from central planning to a market system: lessons from the Israeli water sector," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 12(1), pages 11-21, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Calatrava-Requena, Javier & Garrido, Alberto, 2003. "The Effects Of Spot Water Markets On The Economic Risk Derived From Variable Water Supply," 2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa 25885, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    2. M. Babel & A. Gupta & D. Nayak, 2005. "A Model for Optimal Allocation of Water to Competing Demands," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 19(6), pages 693-712, December.
    3. Reto Foellmi & Urs Meister, 2012. "Enhancing the Efficiency of Water Supply—Product Market Competition Versus Trade," Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Springer, vol. 12(3), pages 299-324, September.
    4. Yerushalmi, Erez, 2012. "Measuring the administrative water allocation mechanism and agricultural amenities," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 992, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
    5. Alan Murray & Patricia Gober & Luc Anselin & Sergio Rey & David Sampson & Paul Padegimas & Yin Liu, 2012. "Spatial Optimization Models for Water Supply Allocation," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 26(8), pages 2243-2257, June.
    6. Arriaza Balmón, Manuel & Gomez-Limon, Jose A. & Upton, Martin, 2002. "Local water markets for irrigation in southern Spain: A multicriteria approach," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 46(1), March.
    7. Mehmet Kucukmehmetoglu, 2009. "A Game Theoretic Approach to Assess the Impacts of Major Investments on Transboundary Water Resources: The Case of the Euphrates and Tigris," Water Resources Management: An International Journal, Published for the European Water Resources Association (EWRA), Springer;European Water Resources Association (EWRA), vol. 23(15), pages 3069-3099, December.
    8. Mehmet Kucukmehmetoglu, 2011. "Energy And Agricultural Policies Over The Transboundary Surface Water Resources," ERSA conference papers ersa11p1183, European Regional Science Association.

  10. Zeitouni, Naomi & Becker, Nir & Shechter, Mordechai, 1994. "Models of water market mechanisms and an illustrative application to the Middle East," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 303-319, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Ephraim Clark & Gérard Mondello, 2000. "Resource Management and the Mayor's Guarantee in French Water Allocation," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 15(2), pages 103-113, February.
    2. Yerushalmi, Erez, 2012. "Measuring the administrative water allocation mechanism and agricultural amenities," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 992, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
    3. Crase, Lin & Dollery, Brian & Lockwood, Michael, 2001. "Towards an Understanding of Static Transaction Costs in the NSW Permanent Water Market: An Application of Choice Modelling," 2001 Conference (45th), January 23-25, 2001, Adelaide 125588, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
    4. Ephraim Clark & Gérard Mondello, 2000. "Water Management in France: Delegation and Irreversibility," Journal of Applied Economics, Universidad del CEMA, vol. 3, pages 325-352, November.
    5. Just, Richard E. & Horowitz, John K. & Netanyahu, Sinaia, 1994. "Problems and Prospects in the Political Economy of Trans-Boundary Water Issues," Working Papers 197806, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

  11. Nir Becker & Mira Baron & Mordechai Shechter, 1993. "Economic instruments for emission abatement under appreciable technological indivisibilities," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 3(3), pages 263-284, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Becker, Nir & Shechter, Mordechai, 1996. "Decentralized economic incentives under technological indivisibilities: a cooperative game approach," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 9-20, April.
    2. Arthur Caplan, 2008. "Incremental and Average Control Costs in a Model of Water Quality Trading with Discrete Abatement Units," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 41(3), pages 419-435, November.

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