Reprints Available as PDFs

The publications below are downloadable in pdf form.
For accurate citations, start with Ron's vita.


Requested reports

  1. Griffin&Bell, Cost Allocation Procedures of the California SWP, 2011
  2. Bell&Griffin, An Econometric Investigation of Urban Water Demand in the US, 2008
  3. Bell&Griffin, Community Water Demand in TX as a Century is Turned, 2006
  4. Griffin&Mjelde, Valuing and Managing Water Supply Reliability, 1997
  5. Collinge/Emerson/Griffin/McCarl/Merrifield, What economists recommend for the Edwards aquifer, 1993
  6. Griffin&Chang, Community Water Demand in Texas report, 1989
  7. Harper&Griffin, Regional Management of Water Resources: River Authorities in Texas, 1988
  8. Griffin/Perry/McCauley, Water Use & Management in the Texas Rice Belt Region, 1984

The better articles and a few other things

  1. Griffin, A chapter on water rate design, 2015 and an EXCELLENT overview if I do say so myself
  2. Ghimire&Griffin, Variable Irrigation District Action in Reallocation", JAWRA, 2015
  3. Ghimire&Griffin, Water transfers in and out of irrigation districts, AJAE, 2014
  4. Griffin, a history of water economics, Annual Reviews, 2012
  5. Griffin, How can we get irrigation districts to market?, NRJ, 2012
  6. Griffin&Kelly, a light article on irrigation districts (CO river basin), The Water Report, 2012
  7. Griffin&Mjelde, Do increasing block rates have ANY redeeming features?, Ecol.Econ., 2011
  8. Bell&Griffin, Urban Water Demand with Periodic Error Correction, Land, 2011
  9. Griffin, Benchmarking in Water Project Analysis, WRR, 2008
  10. Bell&Griffin, An Annual Quasidifference Approach to Water Price Elasticity, WRR, 2008
  11. Griffin, Optimal pricing/marketing in irrigation districts, JWRP&M, 2006
  12. Characklis/Griffin/Bedient, A fuller examination of salinity assessment, JARE, 2005
  13. Griffin&Characklis, Overview of water law & marketing in Texas, Water Resource Update, 2002
  14. Griffin, Assembled theory of water pricing, JAWRA, 2001
  15. Gaudin/Griffin/Sickles, A redo of 1980's water demand using panel estimation methods, Land, 2001
  16. Griffin&Mjelde, Valuing Water Supply Reliability, AJAE, 2000
  17. Characklis/Griffin/Bedient, Optimizing water allocation in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, WRR, 1999
  18. Griffin, Principles of Cost Benefit Analysis, WRR, 1998
  19. Griffin, Meaning of economic efficiency, Land, 1995
  20. Griffin&Hsu, Instream flow water marketing theory, AJAE, 1993
  21. Griffin&Boadu, How to improve water marketing in Texas, NRJ, 1992
  22. Chang&Griffin, A study of the Lower Rio Grande (Texas) water market, WRR, 1992
  23. Griffin, Welfare analytics of externalities with transaction costs, AJAE, 1991
  24. Griffin&Chang, Seasonality in Community Water Demand, WJAE, 1991
  25. Griffin, Valuing urban water changes, WRB, 1990
  26. Griffin&Chang, 30-community water demand study, WRR, 1990
  27. Harper&Griffin, Texas river authorities, WRB, 1988
  28. Griffin/Montgomery/Rister, Functional form selection theory, WJAE, 1987
  29. Griffin, Spatial/persistent pollution theory, JEEM, 1987
  30. Griffin&Perry, Volumetric pricing of rice water, WRR, 1985
  31. Griffin&Bromley, Nonpoint pollution theory, AJAE, 1982

Presented papers

  1. Griffin, "Beyond Water Marketing Myths": for a European panel presentation, 2008
  2. Bell&Griffin, "Determinants of Demand for Water Used in Texas Communities": a presented paper on demand estimation, 2005
  3. Griffin, "Pricing Water As If All Resources Matter": a presentation about water pricing, 2000