Ph.D., agricultural and resource economics, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., economics, University of California, Santa Barbara; B.A., economics, Carleton College
Summary of Experience:
Dr. Moreno specializes in the application of economic and statistical principles to litigation, regulation, and business matters. Her areas of expertise include economic valuation, assessments of economic damages, and public policy analysis, with a specialization in environmental issues, particularly water resources and land use. She has published papers analyzing the incentives for water resource conservation by agricultural firms, the relationship between risks and adoption of water-conserving technologies, and the effects of water rights institutions on efficient resource use. She has collaborated with researchers at the Public Policy Institute of California on an assessment of costs and trade-offs facing California coastal communities’ as they adapt to the impacts of climate change. Dr. Moreno is on the Board of Directors of The Conservation Fund. Prior to joining Analysis Group, she was an Assistant Professor of economics at Scripps College and held positions with National Economic Research Associates and the RAND Corporation.