Jerry Fletcher

Dr. Jerald J. Fletcher is Professor of agricultural economics and Director of the US-China Energy Center at West Virginia University and Director of the US Advanced Coal Technology Consortium of the US-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC). Professor Fletcher’s research interests include natural resource and environmental economics; quantitative methods; production economics, GIS and other computer applications in applied economic analysis. He is the founder and director of the Natural Resource Analysis Center in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design at West Virginia University. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and been a member of the board of directors and chair of the Council of Professional Association on Federal Statistics.

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  • Michieka, M., J.J. Fletcher, and W. Burnett. An empirical analysis of the role of China’s exports on CO2 emissions
  • Nyakundi M. Michieka and Jerald J. Fletcher. An investigation of the role of China’s urban population on coal consumption. Energy Policy, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 22 June 2012.
  • Tay, R., P. S. McCarthy, and J. J. Fletcher. 1996. A portfolio choice model of the demand for recreational trips. Transportation Research Part B 30,5: 325-337.
  • Adamowicz, Wiktor L., Jerald J. Fletcher, and Theodore Graham-Tomasi. 1994. Functional form and the statistical properties of welfare measures: Reply. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 76,4: 958-959.
  • Norton, Nancy Anders, Tim T. Phipps, and Jerald J. Fletcher. 1994. Nonpoint pollution policy: The role of voluntary programs. Contemporary Policy Issues 12,1: 1-9.
  • Fiske, W. A., G. E. D’Souza, J. J. Fletcher, T. T. Phipps, W. B. Bryan, and E. C. Prigge. 1994. An economic and environmental assessment of alternative forage-resource production systems: A goal-programming approach. Agricultural Systems 45: 259-270.
  • Dai, Qi, Jerald J. Fletcher, and John G. Lee. 1993. Incorporating stochastic variables in crop response models: Implications for fertilizer decisions. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 75,2: 377-386.

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Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences
West Virginia University
Jerry.Fletcher@mail.wvu.edu