Dale Whittington

Dale Whittington, PhD

Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Department of City and Regional Planning

Dale Whittington in the Gillings News

Research Activities

Environmental economics
Environmental valuation
Water and sanitation policy and planning in developing countries

Key Publications

Ceremonial and subsistence water use. Whittington, D., & Hanemann, M. (2024). Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science.
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Investigating Corruption in the Water Sector: An Interview with Lance Williams, California investigative reporter. [Policy Note]. Whittington, D. (1970). Water Economics and Policy.

How People Perceive the Seriousness of Major Public Health Problems During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Seven Middle-Income Countries. Carson, R. et al. (2023). Communications Medicine.
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Benefit Cost Analysis of Water Investments in the Anthropocene. Whittington, D., Carson, R. & Sterner, T. (2023). Water Economics and Policy.
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The Development Path of Urban Water and Sanitation Tariffs and Subsidies: A Conceptual Framework Applied to China. Whittington, D.,. Wishart, M., Kaczan, D., Wang, H., Liao, X., & Gou, S. (2023). Oxford University Press Research Encyclopedia on Water Resources Management and Policy.

Teaching Water and Sanitation Economics and Policy with a Focus on Low- and Middle-Income Countries . Whittington, D & Thomas, D.A. (2023).  Applied Economics - Teaching Resources, 5.
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How Does the Public Evaluate Vaccines for Low‐Incidence, Severe‐Outcome Diseases? A General‐Population Choice Experiment. Johnson, F.R., Fairchild, A., Whittington, D., Srivastava, A.K., Gonzalez, J.M., & Huang, L.  (2022). Patient.
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Contested baselines and transboundary water resources management, with illustrations from the Nile. Whittington, D. (2022). Water International, 47(6), 934-951.
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Support for Regulation versus Compliance: Face Masks during COVID-19. Kim, D., Carson, R.T., Whittington, D., & Hanemann, M. (2023). Public Health in Practice, 5.
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Who should get the scarce ICU bed? The US publics view on triage in the time of COVID-19. Cardenas, H.C., Carson, R.T., Hanemann, M., Louviere, J.J., & Whittington, D. (2022). Emergency Medicine Journal, 39.
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Comment on 'Egypt's water budget deficit and suggested mitigation policies for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam filling scenarios. Wheeler, K., Jeuland, M., Strzepek, K., Hall, J., Zagona, E., Abdo, G., Basson, T., Blackmore, D., Block, P., & Whittington, D. Environmental Research Letters.
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  • PhD, Business, Engineering, and Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, 1980
  • MSc, Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1978
  • MPA, Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, Lyndon Baines Johnston School of Public Affairs, 1976
  • AB, Economics, Brown University, 1972