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Glenn Sheriff

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3902
Senior Sustainability Scholar
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3902
Biography: 

Glenn Sheriff is an assistant 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. 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland 2004
  • M.S. Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland 2000
  • B.S. Foreign Service, Georgetown University 1993
Publications: 

Mueller, V.A., G. Sheriff, X. Dao, C. Gray. "Temporary Migration and Climate Variation in Eastern Africa" World Development (2020).

Chakraborty, T., A. Hsu, D. Manya, G. Sheriff. “Disproportionately Higher Exposure to Urban Heat in Lower-income Neighborhoods: A Multi-City PerspectiveEnvironmental Research Letters 14(2019): 105003.

Sheriff, G.  "Burden Sharing under the Paris Climate Agreement" Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 6(2019): 275-318.

Sheriff, G.,  A. E. Ferris, and R. J. Shadbegian.  "How Did Air Quality Standards Affect Employment at US Power Plants? The Importance of Timing, Geography, and Stringency" Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 6(2019): 111-149. 

Kondylis, F., V. Mueller, G. Sheriff, and S. Zhu. “Do female instructors reduce gender bias in diffusion of sustainable land management techniques? Experimental evidence from Mozambique.” World Development 78(2016):436-449.

Fernandez, L. and G. Sheriff. “Optimal border policies for invasive species under asymmetric informationEnvironmental and Resource Economics 56(2013):27-45.

Athanassoglou, S., G. Sheriff, T. Siegfried, and W.T. Huh. “Optimal mechanisms for heterogeneous multi-cell aquifersEnvironmental and Resource Economics 52(2012):265-291.

Maguire, K. and G. Sheriff. “Quantifying the distribution of environmental outcomes for regulatory environmental justice analysisInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 8(2011):1707- 1726.

Mueller, V. and G. Sheriff. “On Hedonic Valuation of Urban Amenities Using Unbalanced DataLand Economics 86(August 2010):545-551.

Sheriff, G. and D. Osgood. “Disease Forecasts and Livestock Health Disclosure: A Shepherd’s DilemmaAmerican Journal of Agricultural Economics 92(April 2010):776-788.

Sheriff, G. “Implementing Second-Best Environmental Policy under Adverse SelectionJournal of Environmental Economics and Management 57(May 2009):253-268.

Sheriff, G. “Optimal Environmental Regulation of Politically Influential Sectors with Asymmetric InformationJournal of Environmental Economics and Management 55(January 2008):72-89.

Sheriff, G. “Efficient Waste? Why Farmers Over-apply Nutrients and the Implications for Policy DesignReview of Agricultural Economics 27(Winter 2005):542-557.

Sheriff, G. “Measuring Profit Efficiency with McFadden’s Gauge FunctionEconomics Letters 88(August 2005):272-277

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SGS 394Special Topics
SGS 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SGS 303Global Trends
SGS 330Globalization and Environment
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SGS 394Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SGS 330Globalization and Environment
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SGS 303Global Trends
SGS 394Special Topics
Work History: 

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Chief Economist U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Economics White House Council on Environmental Quality U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Inter-American Development Bank, Trade and Integration