Professor Ariel Dinar
Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy at the School of Public Policy, University of California, Riverside
Ariel Dinar is a Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy at the School of Public Policy, University of California, Riverside. His work addresses various aspects of economic and strategic behavior of management of natural resources and the environment. Dr Dinar received his PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Since then he spent 15 years in the World Bank working on water economics and climate change issues. In 2009, Dr Dinar moved to UCR, where he assumed a professorship at University of California, Riverside. Dr Dinar founded the Water Science and Policy Center, which he directed until 2014. Dr Dinar is an International Fellow of the Center for Agricultural Economic Research of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel since November 2010; a Fulbright Senior Specialist since 2003; and was named the 2015 Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. He authored and co-authored nearly 150 peer reviewed papers and co-authored and edited 24 books and textbooks. He founded two technical journals (Strategic Behavior and the Environment, and Water Economics and Policy) for which he serves as an Editor-in-Chief.