Department of Economics, University of Waterloo, Canada
Executive Director of the Water Institute, University of Waterloo, Canada
2000 PhD Environmental Economics, University of East Anglia, UK
1994 MSc Agricultural Economics, Wageningen Agricultural University, Netherlands
Editor-in-Chief Water Resources and Economics
Advisory Board Doctoral Program Water Resource Systems, Vienna University of Technology
• Tesfaye, A. and Brouwer, R. (2016). Exploring the scope for transboundary collaboration in the Blue Nile river basin: assessing downstream willingness to pay for upstream land use change to improve irrigation water supply. Environment and Development Economics, 21(2): 180-204.
• Koetse, M. and Brouwer, R. (2016). Reference dependence effects on WTA and WTP value functions and their disparity. Environmental and Resource Economics, 65: 723-745..
• Dekker, T., Hess, S. Brouwer, R., Hofkes, M. (2016). Decision uncertainty in multi-attribute stated preference studies. Resource and Energy Economics, 43: 57-73.
• Mattmann, M., Logar, I. and Brouwer, R. (2016). Hydropower externalities: a meta analysis. Energy Economics, 57: 66-77.
• Brouwer, R. et al. (2015) Improving value transfer through socio-economic adjustments in a multi-country choice experiment of water conservation alternatives. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 59 (3): 458-478.
• Brouwer, R. et al. (2015). Comparing willingness to pay for improved drinking water quality using stated preference methods in rural and urban Kenya. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 13(1): 81-94.
• Levin-Koopman, J., Kuik, O., Tol, R.S.J., Brouwer, R. (2015). Water scarcity from climate change and adaptation response in an international river basin context. Climate Change Economics, 6(1): doi: 10.1142/S2010007815500049.
• Kahsay, T., Kuik, O., Brouwer, R., van der Zaag, P. (2015). Estimation of the transboundary economic impacts of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam: a computable general equilibrium analysis. Water Resources and Economics, 10: 14-30.
• Brouwer, R. et al. (2014). Modeling demand for catastrophic flood risk insurance in coastal zones in Vietnam using choice experiments. Environment and Development Economics, 19: 228-249.
• Schaafsma, M., Brouwer, R., Liekens, I., Denocker, L. (2014). Temporal stability of preferences and willingness to pay for natural areas in choice experiments: a test-retest. Resource and Energy Economics, 38: 243-260.
• Dekker, T., Koster, P., Brouwer, R. (2014). Changing with the tide: semi-parametric estimation of preference dynamics. Land Economics, 90(4): 717-745.
• Tarfasa, S. and Brouwer, R. (2013). Estimation of the public benefits of urban water supply improvements in Ethiopia: a choice experiment. Applied Economics, 45(9): 1099-1108.
• Safarzynska, K., Brouwer, R. and Hofkes, M. (2013). Evolutionary modelling of the macro-economic impacts of catastrophic flood events. Ecological Economics, 88: 108-118.
• Schaafsma, M., Brouwer, R. et al. (2013). Estimation of distance-decay functions to account for substitution and spatial heterogeneity in stated preference research. Land Economics, 89(3): 514-537.