Reed Watson is a research fellow and the Director of Applied Programs at PERC. He is also the Director of PERC’s Enviropreneur Institute. Watson’s expertise lies in developing and promoting market-based solutions to natural resource conflicts, particularly for water and wildlife. With Terry Anderson and Brandon Scarborough, he coauthored Tapping Water Markets (RFF Press/Routledge).
Independent of PERC, Watson consults resource managers, policy makers, and conservation organizations on environmental resource valuation and deal structuring. He has completed consulting projects in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Louisiana and Florida. Watson holds a J.D. and M.A. in Environmental Economics from Duke University and a B.S. in Economics from Clemson University.
Watson lives in Bozeman with his wife and two dogs. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys trail running, skiing, and hunting.
Reed can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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