Areas of Specialization
Development and environmental economics
Rob Hicks is a graduate of North Carolina State University (B.A., 1991) and the University of Maryland (Ph.D., 1997). He joined the faculty of VIMS at William and Mary in the Fall of 2000 and moved to the department of economics in the Fall of 2002. His teaching interests include environmental economics, welfare economics, and interdisciplinary approaches to environmental problems. His research includes econometric approaches for measuring peoples' preferences for environmental goods, environmental valuation, and the optimal management of natural resources.