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Glenn Sheriff

Glenn Sheriff

Assistant Director for Research, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory

School of Politics and Global Studies
Arizona State University
PO Box 873902
Tempe, AZ 85287-3902


  • Senior Global Futures Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Assistant Director for Research, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Glenn Sheriff is an associate professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies, with a research focus on the distribution of benefits and costs of environmental, natural resource, and climate policy. He received his master's and doctorate in agricultural and resource economics at the University of Maryland. Before joining the Arizona State University faculty, he taught at Columbia University and served as an economist at several federal agencies including the U.S. State Department, White House Council on Environmental Quality, Environmental Protection Agency, and Department of Agriculture. 

Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland-College Park, 2004
  • MS, Agricultual and Resource Economics, University of Maryland-College Park, 2000
  • BS, Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1993


Journal Articles


Kondylis, F., V. Mueller, G. Sheriff and S. Zhu. 2016. Do female instructors reduce gender bias in diffusion of sustainable land management techniques? Experimental evidence from Mozambique. World Development 78(Feb):436-449. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.10.036. (link )


Fernandez, L. and G. Sheriff. 2013. Optimal border policies for invasive species under asymmetric information. Environmental and Resource Economics 56(1):27-45. DOI: 10.1007/s10640-013-9637-z. (link )


Athanassoglou, S., G. Sheriff, T. Siegfried and W. T. Huh. 2012. Optimal mechanisms for heterogeneous multi-cell aquifers. Enovironmental and Resource Economics 52(2):265-291. DOI: 10.1007/s10640-011-9528-0. (link )


Maguire, K. and G. Sheriff. 2011. Comparing distributions of environmental outcomes for regulatory environmental justice analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 8(5):1707-1726. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph8051707. (link )


Mueller, V. and G. Sheriff. 2010. On hedonic valuation of urban amenities using unbalanced data. Land Economics 86(3):545-551. DOI: 10.3368/le.86.3.545. (link )

Sheriff, G. and D. Osgood. 2010. Disease forecasts and livestock health disclosure: A shepherd's dilemma. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 92(3):776-788. (link )


Sheriff, G. 2009. Implementing second-best environmental policy under adverse selection. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 57(3):253-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.jeem.2008.10.001. (link )


Sheriff, G. 2008. Optimal environmental regulation of politically influential sectors with asymmetric information. Journal of Environmental Economics and Managemetn 55(1):72-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.jeem.2007.07.001. (link )


Sheriff, G. 2005. Efficient waste? Why farmers over-apply nutrients and the implications for policy design. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 27(4):542-557. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9353.2005.00263.x. (link )