Martin Heintzelman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Economics and Financial Studies
Frederic C. Menz Scholar of Environmental Economics
Clarkson University School of Business
Director, Clarkson University Center for Canadian Studies

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  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006
  • M.A. Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2003
  • M.S. Natural Resource Policy and Behavior, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2010
  • B.S. Economics, Magna cum Laude, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1998
      Second major in Canadian Studies

Fields of Specialization

  • Environmental Economics
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Urban Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Microeconomics


Walsh, Patrick J., Stephen D. Bird and Martin D. Heintzelman, “Understanding Local Regulation of Hydro-Fracking: A Spatial Econometric Approach,” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review (forthcoming, accepted March 2015).

Tuttle, Carrie M. and Martin D. Heintzelman,“A Loon on Every Lake: A Hedonic Analysis of Lake Quality in the Adirondacks,” Resource and Energy Economics, Vol. 39 pp.1-15, February 2015

Heintzelman, Martin D.Patrick J. Walsh, and Dustin J. Grzeskowiak, “Explaining the Appearance and Success of Open Space Referenda,” Ecological Economics Vol. 95 (pp 108-117), November 2013.

Sauer, Stephen J., Scott M. Desmond, and Martin D. Heintzelman, “Beyond the Playing Field: The Role of Athletic Participation in Early Career Success,” Personnel Review, Vol. 42 Iss: 6, pp.644 – 661, October 2013

Tuttle, Carrie M. and Martin D. Heintzelman, “The Value of Forever Wild: An Economic Analysis of Land Use in the Adirondacks,” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Vol. 42(1), April 2013.

Heintzelman, Martin D. and Jason J. Altieri, “Historic Preservation: Preserving Value?,” Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics Vol. 46(3), April 2013.

Heintzelman, Martin D. and Carrie M. Tuttle, “Values in the Wind: A Hedonic Analysis of Wind Power Facilities,” Land Economics, Vol. 88(3), August, 2012.

Twiss, Michael R., Jeffrey J. Ridal, and Martin Heintzelman, “Introduction to the Saint Lawrence River: Flowing Towards Regional Governance,” Great Lakes Research Review, Vol. 8, 2011.

Heintzelman, Martin D., "The Value of Land Use Patterns and Preservation Policies," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 10 : Iss 1 (Topics), Article 39, May 2010.

Heintzelman, Martin D., “Measuring the Property Value Effects of Land-Use and Preservation Referenda,” Land Economics, Vol. 86(1), February, 2010.

Heintzelman, Martin D. and Diego Nocetti, "Where Should we Submit our Manuscript? An Analysis of Journal Submission Strategies," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 9 : Iss. 1 (Advances), Article 39, September, 2009 (with Diego Nocetti).

Heintzelman, Martin D., Stephen W. Salant, and Stephan Schott, “Putting Free-Riding to Work: A Partnership Solution to the Common-Property Problem,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Vol. 57, No. 3, May 2009.

Burtraw, Dallas, Karen Palmer, and Martin D. Heintzelman, “Electricity Restructuring: Consequences and Opportunities for the Environment,” The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2001/2002 (Tom Tietenberg and Henk Folmer, Editors), June 2002. Edward Elgar: Northampton, MA.

Krupnick, Alan, Anna Alberini, Maureen Cropper, Nathalie Simon, Bernie O’Brien, Ron Goeree, and Martin D. Heintzelman, “Age, Health, and the Willingness to Pay for Mortality Risk Reductions: A Contingent Valuation Survey of Ontario Residents,” The Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 24, no. 2, March 2002.

Working Papers

The Value of Wetlands for Flood Mitigation: A Hedonic Analysis,” with Eric Ziemba (Clarkson University) and Allison M. Borchers (USDA) , June 2014

Strategic Environmental Policy in a New Trade Theory Context,” with Luciana Echazu (Clarkson University), June 2012

A Theoretical Analysis of Bargaining and Interstate Rivers,” January 2011.

Works in Progress

“Visualizing Property Values in the Adirondack Park: A Focus on Land Use,”

“Property Price Effects of Public Fishing Rights in New York State,” with Allison Borchers (USDA), Kevin Anderson (Trout Unlimited), and Eric Ziemba (Clarkson University)

“Wind Turbines and Property Values: A Choice Experiment Approach including Sociological and Psychological Factors,” with Stephen Sauer (Clarkson University)

“Hedonic Analysis of Mercury and Acid Deposition in New York State” with Thomas Holsen and Chuan Tang (Clarkson University)

“Wetlands, Young and Old, and Property Value Impacts in Northern New York” with David Chandler (Syracuse University), Tom Langen (Clarkson University), Michael Twiss (Clarkson University), and Rick Welsh (Syracuse University)

“Analysis of Agricultural Property Values in New York State: Transactions vs. Assessments vs. Survey Data” with Allison Borchers (USDA), Devin Kapper, and Sumona Mondal (Clarkson University)

“Wind Turbines Across Borders: A Hedonic Analysis of Wind Turbines in the Thousand Islands Region” with Richard Vyn (University of Guelph) and Sarah Guth (Middlebury College)

“The Economic Feasibility of Distributed Green Data Centers” with Stephen Bird (Clarkson University) and David Gower (Clarkson University)