Laura GrantLaura E. Grant

Assistant Professor

Office: Bolton Hall, Room 872
Phone: (414) 229-4449


Ph.D., Economics & Environmental Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
M.S., Geophysics, Boise State University
B.S., Mathematics, Boise State University

Research Interests:

Environmental and Public Economics

Current Projects:

"The Response to Third-Party Ratings: Evidence of Effects on Charitable Contributions"

"Competition for Donations Between Nonprofit Organizations"

"Are Third-Party Ratings Incentive Compatible? Charitable Organizations Response"

"Environmental Quality Improvements through Voluntary Watershed Advocacy Groups"

Selected Publications:

"Collective Reputations Affect Donations to Nonprofits," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Forthcoming, (with M. Potoski).

"Eco-Labeling Strategies: The Eco-Premium Puzzle in the Wine Industry," Business & Society, Vol. 53 (Jan. 2014), pp. 6 - 44. (with M.A. Delmas).

"Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Indiana,"  Review of Economics and Statistics,  Vol. 93 (Nov. 2011), pp. 1172-1185. (with M.J. Kotchen).