OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Rosenberger, Randall S.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor

Office Location: 
140 Peavy Hall
Phone: 
541-737-4425
Fax: 
541-737-2668
Email Address: 
Specialty: 

Environmental Economics; Meta-Analysis of Economics Research; Benefit Transfer

Educational Background: 
  • B.A., Philosophy, 1988, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Applied Ethics, 1992, Colorado State University
  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1996, Colorado State University
Research Interests: 
Non-market valuation, meta-analysis, benefit transfer, recreation economics, environmental and resource economics
Selected Publications: 
  1. Moeltner, K., and Rosenberger, R.S. 2014. Cross-context benefit transfer: A Bayesian search for information pools. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96(2):469-488.
  2. Vista, A.B., and Rosenberger, R.S. 2013. Addressing dependency in the sportfishing valuation literature: Implications for meta-regression analysis and benefit transfer. Ecological Economics 96:181-189.
  3. Stanley, T.D., Doucouliagos, H., Giles, M., Heckemeyer, J.H., Johnston, R.J., Laroche, P., Nelson, J.P., Paldam, M., Poot, J., Pugh, G., Rosenberger, R.S., and Rost, K. 2013. Meta-analysis of economics research reporting guidelines. Journal of Economic Surveys 27(2):390-394.
  4. Rosenberger, R.S., and R.J. Johnston. 2013. Benefit transfer. In T.C. Haab and J.C. Whitehead (eds.). Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia. Greenwood Press, Praeger. Pp. 30-33.
  5. Johnston, R.J., and R.S. Rosenberger. 2013. Meta-analysis. In In T.C. Haab and J.C. Whitehead (eds.). Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia. Greenwood Press, Praeger. Pp. 208-211.
  6. Rosenberger, R.S., and R.J. Johnston. 2013. Benefit transfer. In J.F. Shogren (Editor-in-Chief), Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, volume 3. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Pp. 327-333.
  7. Johnston, R.J. and R.S. Rosenberger. 2010. Methods, Trends and Controversies in Contemporary Benefit Transfer. Journal of Economic Surveys 24(3):479-510.
  8. Moeltner, K., R.J. Johnston, R.S. Rosenberger and J.M. Duke. 2009. Benefit Transfer from Multiple Contingent Experiments: A Flexible Two-Step Model Combining Individual Choice Data with Community Characteristics. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 91(5):1335-1342.
  9. Rosenberger, R.S. and R.J. Johnston. 2009. Selection Effects in Meta-Analysis and Benefit Transfer: Avoiding Unintended Consequences. Land Economics 85(3):410-428.
  10. Moeltner, K. and R.S. Rosenberger. 2008. Predicting Resource Policy Outcomes via Meta-Regression: Data Space, Model Space, and the Quest for ‘Optimal Scope’. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 8(1):article 31.
  11. Rosenberger, R.S. and T.T. Phipps. 2007. Correspondence and Convergence in Benefit Transfer Accuracy: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Literature. In S. Navrud and R. Ready (eds.), 2007, Environmental Values Transfer: Issues and Methods. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Pp.23-43.
  12. Shrestha, R.K., R.S. Rosenberger and J.B. Loomis. 2007. Benefit transfer using meta-analysis in recreation economic valuation. In S. Navrud and R. Ready (eds.), Environmental Values Transfer: Issues and Methods. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Pp.23-43.
  13. Rosenberger, R.S. and T.D. Stanley. 2006. Measurement, generalization, and publication: Sources of error in benefit transfers and their management. Ecological Economics 60:372-378.
  14. Loomis, J.B. and R.S. Rosenberger. 2006. Reducing barriers in future benefit transfers: Needed improvements in primary study design and reporting. Ecological Economics 60:343-350.
  15. Rosenberger, R.S. and J.B. Loomis. 2003. Benefit Transfer. In P.A. Champ, K.J. Boyle and T.C. Brown (eds.), 2003, A Primer on Non-Market Valuation. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Pp.445-482.
  16. Rosenberger, R.S. and J.B. Loomis. 2001. Benefit Transfer of Outdoor Recreation Use Values: A Technical Document Supporting the Forest Service Strategic Plan (2000 Revision). Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-72. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 59pp.
  17. Rosenberger, R.S. and J.B. Loomis. 2000. Panel stratification in meta-analysis of economic studies: An investigation of its effects in the recreation valuation literature. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 32(3):459-470.
  18. Rosenberger, R.S. and J.B. Loomis. 2000. Using meta-analysis for benefit transfer: In-sample convergent validity tests of an outdoor recreation database. Water Resources Research 36(4):1097-1108.