Peer Reviewed Publications

2016

Carl Salk, Maria Claudia Lopez, and Grace Wong. “Simple incentives and intra-group dependence promote success in payments for ecosystem services programs: Evidence from an experimental game in rural Lao PDR”. Forthcoming Conservation Letters.

 

Luz Elba Torres*, Maria Claudia Lopez and Achim Schlüter. 2016. “Understanding artisanal fishermen’s behavior: the case of Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, Colombia”. Sustainability 2016, 8, 549; doi:10.3390/su8060549. Open access: http://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/8/6/549

 

Esther Blanco, Tobias Haller, Maria Claudia Lopez and James Walker. 2016. “The Tension Between Private Benefits and Degradation Externalities from Appropriation in the Commons". Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 125. 136-147. 

 

Luz Elba Torres*, Achim Schlüter and Maria Claudia Lopez. 2016. “Collective Action in a Tropical Estuarine Lagoon: Adapting Ostrom’s SES Framework to Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, Colombia”. International Journal of the Commons. DOI: 10.18352/ijc.623. Open access: https://www.thecommonsjournal.org/article/10.18352/ijc.623/

 

Maria Claudia Lopez and Emilio Moran. 2016. “The Legacy Of Elinor Ostrom and its Relevance to Issues for Forest Conservation”, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 19:47- 56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2015.12.001

 

Emilio Moran and Maria Claudia Lopez. 2016. “Future Directions in Human-Environment Research”. Environmental Research. Vol. 144 pp 1-7.  http://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2015.09.019

 

2015

Esther Blanco, Maria Claudia Lopez and Sergio Villamayor-Tomas. 2015. “Exogenous Degradation in the Commons: Field Experimental Evidence”. Ecological Economics. Vol. 120. pp 430–439. DOI.10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.03.028

 

Esther Blanco, Maria Claudia Lopez and James Walker. 2015 .“The Opportunity Costs of Conservation with Deterministic and Probabilistic Degradation Externalities”. Environmental and Resource Economics. DOI 10.1007/s10640-014-9868-7 

 

2013

Maria Alejandra Vélez and Maria Claudia Lopez. 2013. “Rules Compliance and Age: Experimental Evidence with Fishers from the Amazon River”.  Ecology and Society. 18 (3): 10. [online]

URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol18/iss3/art10/

 

Maria Claudia Lopez, James Murphy, John Spraggon and John K. Stranlund. 2013. “Does Government Regulation Complement Existing Community Efforts to Support Cooperation? Evidence from Field Experiments in Colombia” In J. List, & M. Price (Editors). Handbook on Experimental Economics and the Environment. Edward Elgar Publishing. pp. 346–366.

 

2012

Roger Madrigal, Achim Schlüter and Maria Claudia Lopez. 2012 “What Makes them Follow the Rules? Empirical Evidence from Turtle Egg Harvesters in Costa Rica. Marine Policy, Vol. 37. pp 270–277.

 

Maria Claudia Lopez, James Murphy, John Spraggon and John K. Stranlund. 2012 “Comparing the Effectiveness of Regulation and Individual Emotions to Enhance Cooperation: Experimental Evidence from Fishing Communities in Colombia”. Economic Inquiry. Vol. 50, No. 1. pp131–142

 

Esther Blanco, Maria Claudia Lopez and Eric Coleman. 2012. “Voting for Environmental Donations: Experimental Evidence from Majorca, Spain”.  Ecological Economics. Vol. 75. pp. 52–60

 

2011

Marty Anderies, Marco Janssen, Francois Bousquet, Juan Camilo Cárdenas, Daniel Castillo, Maria Claudia Lopez, Robert Tobias, Bjorn Vollan and Amber Wutich.  2011. “The Challenge of Understanding Decisions in Experimental Studies of Common Pool Resource Governance”.Ecological Economics. Vol. 70. No. 9. pp 1571-1579. 

 

Maria Claudia Lopez, Ester Blanco and Eric Coleman. 2011. “An Experimental Study for Environmental Fundraising in Majorca, Spain”. In Isaac, R.M. and Norton, D.A. (Editors). Research in Experimental Economics Volume 14: Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability, Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISSN: 0193-2306/doi:10.1108/S0193-2306(2011)0000014009. pp 181-212.

 

2010

Forrest Fleischman, Kinga Boenning, Gustavo Garcia-Lopez, Sarah Mincey, Mikaela Schmitt-Harsh, Katrin Daedlow, Maria Claudia Lopez, Xavier Basurto, Burney Fischer and Elinor Ostrom. 2010. “Disturbance, Response, and Persistence in Self-Organized Forested Communities: Analysis of Robustness and Resilience in Five Communities in Southern Indiana”. Ecology and Society 15 (4): 9. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol15/iss4/art9