Positions

Overview

  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economist with emphasis on coastal resources.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2024-01-01 Fishery management strategies for Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) in the southeast United States Atlantic: a spatial population model to compare approachesNorth American Journal of Fisheries Management.  00:1-19. 2024-01-01
    2023-01-01 Quantifying fish range shifts across poorly defined management boundariesPLOS ONE.  18:17. 2023-01-01
    2021-06-01 The Status of Black Sea Bass Centropristis striata As a Commercially Ready Species for U.S. Marine AquacultureJournal of the World Aquaculture Society..  52:541-565. 2021-06-01
    2021-01-01 Public Interactions, Attitudes, and Conflict Regarding Management of a “Novel” Urban Species.Human Dimensions of Wildlife.  27:16-31. 2021-01-01
    2019-01-01 North Carolina Beach and Inlet Management Plan: An evaluation of a dedicated state beach nourishment fund.Shore & Beach..  87. 2019-01-01
    2015-05-01 Production Economic Analysis of Black Sea Bass Juveniles to Support Finfish Mariculture Growout Industry Development in the Southeastern U.S.Aquaculture Economics and Management.  19:226-250. 2015-05-01
    2015-05-01 The North Carolina Charter Boat Fishery Changing with the Times: A Comparative Analysis of the Catch Composition (1978 and 2007–2008)Fisheries.  40:222-233. 2015-05-01
    2013-08-01 A recreation demand model of the North Carolina for-hire fishery: a comparison of primary and secondary purpose anglersApplied Economics Letters.  20:1481-1484. 2013-08-01
    2011-10-01 Measuring the Impact of Sea-Level Rise on Coastal Real Estate: A Hedonic Property Model ApproachJournal of Regional Science.  51:751-767. 2011-10-01
    2011-10-01 Preface to “Making the Connection: Translating Science into Effective Coastal Policy”Coastal Management Journal2011-10-01
    2011-04-01 Hurricane Risk and Coastal Property Owner ChoicesInternational Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment / Emerald.  2. 2011-04-01
    2010-01-01 Convergent validity of revealed and stated recreation behavior with quality change: A comparison of multiple and single site demands.Environmental and Resource Economics.  45:91-112. 2010-01-01
    2009-10-01 Measuring the Economic Effects of Sea Level Rise on Shore FishingMitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change.  14:777-792. 2009-10-01
    2009-01-01 Cross-media pollution and fuels--Can we avoid future MTBEs?Energy Economics/Elsevier.  31:423-430. 2009-01-01
    2008-03-01 The Potential Economic Benefits of Integrated and Sustainable Ocean Observation Systems: The Southeast Atlantic Region.Coastal Management Journal.  36:146-164. 2008-03-01
    2008-01-01 Coastal Homeowner Responses to Hurricane Risk PerceptionsJournal of Housing Research.  17:49-60. 2008-01-01
    2008-01-01 The Economic Impacts of Medicaid in North CarolinaNorth Carolina Medical Journal.  69:78-87. 2008-01-01
    2008-01-01 Valuing Beach Access and Width with Revealed and Stated Preference DataMarine Resource Economics.  23:119-135. 2008-01-01
    2007-07-01 Valuing the Recreational Benefits of Sculpture in Public ParksJ. of Park and Recreation Administration.  25:29-41. 2007-07-01
    2005-01-01 Economic Evaluation of a Small-Scale Recirculating System for Ongrowing of Captive Wild Black Sea Bass Centropristis striata in North Carolina.J. World Aquaculture Society.  36:489-497. 2005-01-01
    2002-08-01 Impact of Low-Intensity Hurricanes on Regional Economic ActivityNatural Hazards Review.  3:118-125. 2002-08-01
    2002-01-01 Catastrophic risk, homeowner response, and wealth-maximizing wind damage mitigationThe Financial Services Review.  11:327-340. 2002-01-01
    2002-01-01 The Potential Impact of Summer Flounder Aquaculture on Regional Flounder Price.Aquaculture Economics and Management.  6:39-54. 2002-01-01
    2001-10-01 Determinants of Economics Homework PerformanceThe Journal of Economics and Economics Education Research.  2:13-20. 2001-10-01
    2001-03-01 The Cost of Coastal Storm Surge Damage ReductionCost Engineering,.  43:38-44. 2001-03-01
    1999-01-01 The Cotton Acreage Effects of Integrated Pest Management: A County-Level Time-Series, Cross-Section AnalysisJournal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.  31:475-497. 1999-01-01
    1997-01-01 Gains from Trade, Inefficiency of Farm Programs and the Net Economic Effects of TradingJournal of Political Economy.  105:637-647. 1997-01-01
    1995-01-01 Measuring the Impacts of Environmental RegulationAmerican Journal of Agricultural Economics.  77:1172-1176. 1995-01-01
    1992-01-01 Indirect Effects of Fish on Macrophytes in Bays Mountain Lake -- Evidence for a Littoral Trophic CascadeOecologia.  89:476-481. 1992-01-01

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021-01-01 Data and Management Strategies for Recreational Fisheries with Annual Catch Limits. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine..  The National Academies Press.. 210 pp.. 2021-01-01
    2011-01-01 Joint Estimation of Revealed and Stated Preference Trip and Willingness to Pay Data to Estimate the Benefits and Impacts of an Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Dredging and Maintenance Program -- Preference Data for Environmental Valuation.  Routledge.. 222-235. 2011-01-01
    2010-07-01 Culture of southern flounder.  Willey-Blackwell. 2010-07-01
    2007-01-01 Southern Flounder Growout Economics.  Southern Flounder Production in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems: Biology, Engineering and Economics. North Carolina State University.. 2007-01-01
    2005-01-01 Impacts of Insurance Deductibles and Hurricane Damage Perceptions on Mitigation Choices.  Nova Science Publishing. 115-123. 2005-01-01
    2005-01-01 Measuring the Economic Benefits of Water Quality Improvement with the Benefit Transfer Method: An Introduction for Non-Economists.  American Fisheries Society. 2005-01-01
    2004-01-01 The Economics of Longline Fishing.  Longline Fishing in the Northwest Atlantic: A Fishery in Crisis. Pew Series in Marine Conservation. Island Press.. 2004-01-01
    2002-01-01 Ex Ante Assessment of the FAIR Act.  Agricultural Globalization, Trade and the Environment. Kluwer Academic Publishers.. 542 pp.. 2002-01-01
    2002-01-01 Tradable Permits and Agricultural Sequestration of CO2.  Agricultural Globalization, Trade and the Environment. Kluwer Academic Publishers.. 542 pp.. 2002-01-01

    Manuscript

    Year Title Altmetric
    2010-10-01 Hurricanes and Homeowner Decision MakingJournal of Financial and Economic Practice. 1-11. 2010-10-01

    Report

    Year Title Altmetric
    2024-06-01 The Economic Impacts of Carolina Beach Inlet Navigability. 39. 2024-06-01
    2021-01-01 Economic Impact Analysis of North Carolina's Commercial Fisheries -- Commercial Harvesters Survey.North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Marine Fisheries. Morehead City, NC. 88.. 2021-01-01
    2020-01-01 Recycling Economics and MarketsDepartment of Public Services, City of Wilmington, NC. 29.. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Reducing Recycling Contamination through Education and OutreachDepartment of Public Services, City of Wilmington, NC. 43.. 2020-01-01
    2019-01-01 Inland Recreational Fishing in North Carolina: Economic Impacts and Angler Benefits.North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Raleigh, NC. 303. 2019-01-01
    2019-01-01 Understanding Access and Visitor Use on North Carolina's Coastal Reserve System.North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, North Carolina Division of Coastal Management. Morehead City, NC.. 889. 2019-01-01
    2018-06-01 The Economic Impacts of Carolina Beach Inlet Navigability on Waterfront Property ValuesChris Dumas and Brendan Manley. 2018-06-01
    2018-01-01 The Economic Impact of Water Quality on Coastal North Carolina Waterfront Property Value.North Carolina Sea Grant. 67. 2018-01-01
    2017-07-01 North Carolina’s Public Beach and Coastal Waterfront Access Program: An Investigation, Analysis, Assessment and Evaluation of the Program’s SuccessNC Division of Coastal Management. 50. 2017-07-01
    2017-01-01 A Biological and Economic Evaluation of Imperiled Marine Fish Stocks and the Stock Assessment Process in North CarolinaUniversity of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. 145. 2017-01-01
    2016-12-01 North Carolina Beach and Inlet Management Plan (BIMP)--2016 UpdateNorth Carolina Division of Environmental Quality. 473. 2016-12-01
    2015-01-01 PPD Beach to Battleship Triathlon Economic Impact StudyWilmington, NC. For: YMCA of Wilmington, NC. 13. 2015-01-01
    2015-01-01 Socio-Economic Recreation Benefits from Potential Changes in Water Releases from John H. Kerr Reservoir.U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, MS. 97. 2015-01-01
    2014-01-01 A Study of the Economic Impacts of Oregon Inlet Navigability to Dare County, the Surrounding Region, and the State of North Carolina.With Moffatt & Nichol, Inc., for Dare County, NC. 240. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 Study of the Economic Impacts of Carolina Beach Inlet NavigabilityCarolina Beach Inlet Association. Carolina Beach, NC. 36. 2014-01-01
    2009-10-01 Climate Change and the EconomyBipartisan Policy Center / National Commission on Energy Policy. 34. 2009-10-01
    2009-07-01 Economic Impact Study of Manufacturing/Distribution Facility in Sampson County, North Carolina. 41. 2009-07-01
    2009-06-01 Economic Impact Study of the Production of a 'Mid-Major' Motion Picture on the Economy of Southeastern North Carolina. 2009-06-01
    2009-04-01 Economic Impacts and Recreation Value of the North Carolina For-Hire Fishing FleetNorth Carolina Sea Grant. 171 pp.. 2009-04-01
    2008-11-01 The potential impacts of climate change on coastal North Carolina: A report by the faculty of the University of North Carolina Wilmington for Erskine Bowles, President, The University of North Carolina.UNC-System Office. 125. 2008-11-01
    2008-06-01 Economic Implications of Plant-made Pharmaceutical Production in North CarolinaRural Advancement Foundation International - USA. 105. 2008-06-01
    2008-01-01 Estimating and Analyzing the Costs of Design-Bid-Build Projects for Stream Mitigation in North CarolinaNorth Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 2008-01-01
    2006-07-01 A Study of the Benefits of Oregon Inlet to the Economy of Dare County and the Surrounding RegionDare County, North Carolina. 189 pp.. 2006-07-01
    2006-03-01 Estimating Peak Demand for Beach Parking Spaces Under Capacity ConstraintsUS Army Corps of Engineers. 2006-03-01
    2005-01-01 The Economic Impacts of Banning U.S. Longline FishingPew Charitable Trusts. 2005-01-01
    2005-01-01 The Economic Impacts of Medicaid in North CarolinaNorth Carolina Pediatric Society Foundation. 2005-01-01
    2005-01-01 The Economic Impacts of the Brunswick County, NC, Communities in Schools ProgramBrunswick County Communities in Schools Program, Inc.. 2005-01-01
    2004-12-01 Assessment of Ocean Beach Vehicular Use at Fort Fisher State Recreation AreaNorth Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 81 pp.. 2004-12-01
    2004-01-01 The Economic Impact of Manufacturing Activity Decline in Robeson County, NCCenter for Community Action. 2004-01-01
    2004-01-01 Wrightsville Beach, NC, 2003 Survey of BeachgoersCity of Wrightsville Beach, NC. 2004-01-01
    2003-01-01 The Economics of the U.S. Trawl Fishing IndustryOceana, Inc.. 2003-01-01
    2002-01-01 The Impacts of Beach Sand Renourishment on Tourism Visitation and ExpendituresU.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 2002-01-01

    Presentations

    Research Overview

  • * Fisheries Economics
    * Coastal Tourism Economics
    * Coastal Water Quality Economics
    * Coastal Storm/Hurricane Economics
    * Saltwater Aquaculture Economics
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Economic impacts of potential changes in water releases from John H. Kerr Reservoir. 2014-06-01 - 2014-12-01
  • Socio-economic benefits from potential changes in water releases from John H. Kerr Reservoir 2014-06-01 - 2014-12-01
  • Study of the Economic Impacts of Carolina Beach Inlet Navigability 2014-02-01 - 2014-05-01
  • Development of Commercial Loan Assessment Tools 2011-03-01 - 2011-05-01
  • North Carolina Coastal Homeowner Perceptions and Attitudes About Climate Change and Sea Level Rise 2010-10-01 - 2011-04-01
  • Markets for Marine Biotechnology Products 2009-06-01 - 2010-12-01
  • Economic Impact Study of Proposed Project in Sampson County, North Carolina 2009-06-01 - 2009-07-01
  • Assessing Metro Niche Market Demand for North Carolina Mariculture Products 2008-06-01 - 2009-06-01
  • Recreational Value and Economic Impacts of the North Carolina For-Hire Recreational Fishing Fleet 2007-03-01 - 2008-08-01
  • North Carolina Coastal Hazards: Economic Implications of Severe Storms and Sea-level Rise 2007-12-01 - 2008-06-01
  • The Economic Benefits of Oregon Inlet 2006-01-01 - 2007-01-01
  • Evaluating Pharmaceutical Crops' Promise as a Rural Development Strategy in North Carolina 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-01
  • The Economic Impacts of Medicaid Payments in North Carolina--Further Research 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-01
  • The Economic Impacts of Medicaid at the County/Region Level in North Carolina 2005-05-01 - 2005-08-01
  • Measuring the Economic Benefits of Water Quality Improvements in the New River, NC--A Feasibility Assessment 2004-01-01
  • The Cost of Buying Out the Pelagic Longline Fishery 2004-01-01
  • The Economics of the U.S. Trawl Fishing Industry 2002-01-01
  • Regulation of the Longline Pelagic Fishery 2001-01-01
  • Co-principal Investigator On

  • Understanding access and visitor use on North Carolina's Coastal Reserve System 2017-11-01 - 2019-06-01
  • North Carolina's Public Beach and Coastal Waterfront Access Program 2016-07-01 - 2017-06-01
  • North Carolina’s Public Beach and Coastal Waterfront Access Program 2015-07-01 - 2016-06-01
  • The Economic Impacts of the Proposed Construction of Piers Near the Three NC State Aquariums 2010-02-01 - 2010-12-01
  • Establishing a pilot hatchery for production of juveniles to support the finfish mariculture industry in North Carolina 2009-07-01 - 2010-06-01
  • Economic Impact Study of the Production of a 'Mid-Major' Motion Picture on the Economy of Southeastern North Carolina 2009-03-01 - 2009-09-01
  • Economic Impact and Feasibility Study of the Proposed Air Force One Museum 2008-06-01 - 2008-09-01
  • Commercialization of Black Sea Bass Aquaculture: Nursery, Growout and Marketing 2006-09-01 - 2008-08-01
  • Commercialization of Black Sea Bass Aquaculture: Nursery, Growout and Marketing 2006-09-01 - 2008-08-01
  • Commercialization of Black Sea Bass Aquaculture: Nursery, Growout and Marketing 2006-09-01 - 2008-08-01
  • Controlled Breeding, Larviculture, Intensive Growout and Marketing of High-value Marine Finfish Species for US Agriculture. 2006-08-01 - 2008-07-01
  • Economic Impact Study of the Proposed River Bend at Cedar Hill Mixed-Use Development Project, Navassa Subdivision, Brunswick Co., NC. 2008-02-01 - 2008-06-01
  • A Determination and Analysis of the Economic Impacts and Economic Benefits of Recreational and Commercial Boating and Marine Related Business Along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in NC and Oceanfront Beach Nourishment in NC 2005-06-01 - 2007-09-01
  • Economic Impacts and Economic Benefits of Recreational Boating Along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in North Carolina 2005-06-01 - 2007-09-01
  • Measuring the Impacts of Climate Change on North Carolina Coastal Resources 2006-06-01 - 2006-12-01
  • Estimating and Analyzing the Costs of Stream Restoration in North Carolina 2005-07-01 - 2006-06-01
  • The Economic Impacts of the Brunswick County Community in Schools Program 2005-01-01
  • Fort Fisher Ocean Beach Vehicle Study 2004-01-01
  • The Potential Economic Benefits of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems 2004-01-01
  • Investigator On

  • The Economic Value of Carolina Beach Inlet Navigability 2023-11-01 - 2024-03-01
  • The Effect of Beach Fill Easements on Oceanfront Property Values 2023-01-01 - 2023-12-01
  • Open Access Charges 2023-05-01
  • Expanding fishing opportunities for the South Atlantic Snapper Grouper Fishery by minimizing discards 2022-01-01 - 2022-12-01
  • Adaptive Allocation Strategies for Transboundary Fish Stocks. 2020-09-01 - 2022-12-01
  • Production Economic Analysis of Market Stage Black Sea Bass in a Recirculating Aquaculture System: Impacts of Improved Fingerling Prices, More Sustainable Feeds, and Faster Growth from Selective Breeding 2020-12-01 - 2021-11-01
  • Demand for Post-Consumer Recyclables" and "Reducing Recycling Contamination through Education and Outreach 2020-01-01
  • Economic Analysis of North Carolina's Commercial Fisheries. 2019-01-01
  • The Economic Impacts of North Carolina Inland Fisheries. 2018-01-01 - 2018-12-01
  • UNCW Summer Curriculum Development Grant 2018-05-01 - 2018-08-01
  • Economic Analysis for the North Carolina Freshwater Fishing Angler Expenditure Survey 2017-05-01 - 2018-08-01
  • Behavioral Responses of Cape Fear River Watershed Residents to Gen-X Water Pollution and Associated Economic Impacts - 2018-08-01
  • Creating an interdisciplinary network to investigate the drivers of urban biodiversity 2018-01-01
  • The Economics Impacts of The Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research & Technology (CIOERT) 2018-01-01
  • Public interactions and attitudes towards coyotes and their management in New Hanover County. 2017-01-01 - 2018-01-01
  • Creating an Interdisciplinary Network to Investigate the Drivers of Urban Biodiversity - 2018-01-01
  • A Biological and Economic Evaluation of Imperiled Marine Fish Stocks and the Stock Assessment Process in North Carolina. 2017-01-01 - 2017-12-01
  • The Impact of Water Quality on Coastal North Carolina Waterfront Property. 2017-01-01 - 2017-12-01
  • North Carolina's Public Beach and Coastal Waterfront Access Program 2016-01-01 - 2016-06-01
  • Economic Impacts of Crab Processing Operations in North Carolina 2016-01-01
  • North Carolina Beach and Inlet Management Plan (BIMP) 2016-01-01
  • The Economic Impact of Inlet and Waterway Navigability on Coastal North Carolina Real Estate Values 2016-01-01
  • Assessing Health Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness of Infant Mortality Reduction Programs in North Carolina. Region IV Public Health Training Center and N.C. Division of Public Health. 2015-01-01
  • PPD Beach to Battleship Triathlon Economic Impact Study. 2015-01-01
  • Economic Impact of the North Carolina Beach Access Program - 2015-01-01
  • Socio-economic benefits from potential changes in water releases from John H. Kerr Reservoir 2014-01-01
  • Socio-economic benefits from potential changes in water releases from John H. Kerr Reservoir. 2014-01-01
  • Study of the Economic Impacts of Carolina Beach Inlet Navigability 2014-01-01
  • Supplemental Funding for Mariculture Black Sea Bass Market Research 2009-02-01 - 2010-01-01
  • Economic Impacts of the North Carolina For-Hire Striped Bass Fishery 2009-03-01 - 2009-09-01
  • Economic Impacts and Recreation Value of the North Caroina For-Hire Fishing Fleet 2007-03-01 - 2009-04-01
  • An Initial Assessment of the Economic Impacts and Economic Benefits of Recreational Boating Along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in NC 2005-06-01 - 2006-06-01
  • A Preliminary Assessment of the Economic Impacts and Economic Benefits of Recreational Boating Along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in NC 2005-05-01 - 2005-12-01
  • Beach Survey for the Town of Wrightsville Beach 2003-06-01 - 2003-12-01
  • Teaching Overview

  • * EVS 195 Introduction to Environmental Sciences
    * EVS/ECN 325 Environmental Economics
    * EVS 410/592 Environmental Modeling
    * EVS 483/583 Fisheries Policy and Management
    * EVS 519 Advanced Applied Environmental Research Methods
    * EVS 585 Environmental Economics
  • Full Name

  • Christopher Frank Dumas