Sergey Rabotyagov

  • Associate Professor
    • 206-685-3159
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  • Sergey Rabotyagov

    • Associate Professor

    Research areas

    A.B., International Business and German, William Jewell College
    M.S., Economics, Iowa State University
    Ph.D., Economics, Iowa State University

    My current research interests include issues of pollution permit market design, mitigating uncertainty in agricultural soil carbon offsets, and applying innovative solution techniques to problems of non-point water pollution.

    Sergey Rabotyagov is recruiting an MS student with background and interest in economics of water quality and agriculture/accepting M.S./Ph.D. students with external sources of support.


    • ESRM 235 | Introduction to Environmental Economics (5) - Spring
    • ESRM 235 | Introduction to Environmental Economics (5) - Summer
    • ESRM 465 | Economics of Conservation (3) - Autumn
    • SEFS 509 | Analysis of Research Problems (3) - Winter

    Current Sponsored Projects

    Selected publications

    Bose, B., & Rabotyagov, S. 2018. Provision of public goods using a combination of lottery and a provision point. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 73, 99-115.  Link

    Rabotyagov, S. S., Valcu-Lisman, A. M., & Kling, C. L. 2016. Resilient Provision of Ecosystem Services from Agricultural Landscapes: Trade-offs Involving Means and Variances of Water Quality Improvements. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 98(5), 1295-1313  Link

    Rabotyagov S, T. Campbell, M. White, J. Arnold, J. Atwood, L. Norfleet, C. Kling, P. Gassman, A. Valcu, J. Richardson, R. Turner, N. Rabalais. “Cost-Effective Targeting of Conservation Investments to Reduce the Northern Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2014 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1405837111  Link

    Rabotyagov, S., A. Valcu , and C.L. Kling. 2014. Reversing the Property Rights: Practice-Based Approaches for Controlling Agricultural Nonpoint-Source Water Pollution When Emissions Aggregate Nonlinearly. American Journal of Agricultural Economics doi: 10.1093/ajae/aat094  Link

    Rabotyagov, S.S., and S. Lin. 2013. Small Forest Landowner Preferences for Working Forest Conservation Contract Attributes: A Case of Washington State, USA. Journal of Forest Economics, 19 (3): 307-330, doi: 10.1016/j.jfe.2013.06.002  Link