Research Team Bios

Jonathan D. Kaplan
Faculty Affiliate
Jonathan D. Kaplan
  • PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics,
    University of California, Davis, 1999
  • MS, Agricultural and Resource Economics,
    University of Maine, 1994
  • BA, Economics, Humboldt State University, 1992



Professor, Department of Economics, California State University, Sacramento, 2014–present; Associate Professor, 2007–2014; Assistant Professor, 2003–2007

Faculty Affiliate, Office of Water Programs, California State University, Sacramento,
2006–present
  • Wetlands protection
  • Flood management prioritization
  • Stormwater management finance
  • Urban retail water efficiency regulation
Resource Economist, Economic Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 2000–2003
  • Water quality control and management
Post Doctorate Research Economist, John Muir Institute for the Environment, University of California, Davis, 1999–2000
  • Nonpoint source pollution control
Professional Interests: Water quality management, flood protection, stormwater management, and urban water use efficiency

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