Jones, K.W., Mayer, A., Von-Thaden, J., Berry, C., López-Ramírez, S., Salcone, J., Manson, R.H., Asbjornsen, H. 2020. “Measuring the Net Benefits of Payments for Hydrological Services Programs in Mexico.” Ecological Economics, 175, 106666.

Jones, K.W., Etchart, N., Holland, M.B., Naughton-Treves, L. Arriagada, R. 2020. “The impact of paying for forest conservation on perceived tenure security in Ecuador.” Conservation Letters.

Cheng, S., McKinnon, M.C., Masuda, Y., Garside, R., Jones, K.W., Miller, D.C., Pullin, A.S., Sutherland, W.J., Augustin, C., Gill, D.A., Wongbusarakum, S., Wilkie, D. 2020. “Strengthen causal models for better conservation outcomes for human well-being.” PLOS ONE.

Roberts, R.M., Jones, K.W., Cottrell, S., Duke, E. 2020. “Examining motivations influencing watershed partnership participation in the Intermountain Western United States.” Environmental Science and Policy, 107, 114-122.

Roberts, R.M., Jones, K.W., Duke, E., Shinbrot, X., Harper, E.E., Fons, E., Cheng, A.S., Wolk, B.W. 2019. “Stakeholder perceptions and scientific evidence linking wildfire mitigation treatments to societal outcomes.” Journal of Environmental Management248: 109286. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109286.

Gannon, B.M., Wei, Y., MacDonald, L.H., Kampf, S.K., Jones, K.W., Cannon, J.W., Wolk, B.H., Cheng, A.S., Addington, R.N., Thompson, M.P. 2019. “Prioritising fuels reduction for water supply protection.” International Journal of Wildland Fire.

Shinbrot, X.A., Jones, K.W., Rivera-Castañeda, A., López-Báez, W., Ojima, D.S. 2019. “Smallholder Farmer Adoption of Climate-Related Adaptation Strategies: The Importance of Vulnerability Context, Livelihood Assets, and Climate Perceptions.” Environmental Management.

Powlen, K.A., Jones, K.W. 2019. “Identifying the determinants of and barriers to landowner participation in reforestation in Costa Rica.” Land Use Policy 84: 216-225.

Jones, K.W., S.A. Foucat, E.C. Pischke, J. Salcone, D. Torrez, T. Selfa, K.E. Halvorsen. 2019. “Exploring the connections between participation in and benefits from payments for hydrological services programs in Veracruz State, Mexico.” Ecosystem Services 35: 32-42.

Sills, E.O., Jones, K.W. 2018. “Causal inference in environmental conservation: The role of institutions.” Handbook of Environmental Economics, 4: 395-427.

Breñes, C.L.M., Jones, K.W., P. Schlesigner, J. Robalino, L. Vierling. 2018. “The impact of protected area governance and management capacity on ecosystem function in Central America.” PLOS ONE 13(10): e0205964.

Jones, K.W., C.L.M. Brenes, X. Shinbrot, W.L. Baez, A. Rivera-Castaneda. 2018. “The influence of cash and technical assistance on household-level outcomes in payment for hydrological services programs in Chiapas, Mexico.” Ecosystem Services31(A): 208-218.

Plumb, S.T., Paveglio, T., Jones, K.W., Miller, B.A., Becker, D.R. 2018. “Differentiated reactions to Payment for Ecosystem Service Programs in the Columbia River Basin: a qualitative study exploring irrigation district characteristics as local common-pool resource management institutions in Oregon, USA.” International Journal of the Commons12(1): 202-224. doi: 10.18352/ijc.806.

Tabor, K., K.W. Jones, J. Hewson, A. Rasolohery, A. Rambeloson, T. Andrianjohaninarivo, and C.A. Harvey. 2017. “Evaluating the Effectiveness of Conservation Investments in Reducing Deforestation and Fires in Ankeniheny-Zahemena Corridor, Madagascar.” PLoS ONE12(12): e0190119.

Jones, K.W., J.B. Cannon, F.A. Saavedra, S.K. Kampf, R.N. Addington, A.S. Cheng, L.H. MacDonald, C. Wilson, and B. Wolk. 2017. “Return on investment from fuel treatments to reduce severe wildfire and erosion in a watershed investment program in Colorado.” Journal of Environmental Management 198: 66-77.

Holland, M.B., K.W. Jones, L. Naughton-Treves, J.L. Freire, M. Morales, and L. Suarez. 2017. “Titling land to conserve forests: the case of Cuyabeno Reserve in Ecuador.” Global Environmental Change 44: 27-38.

Schlesinger, P., C.L. Muñoz Brenes, K.W. Jones, and L.A. Vierling. 2017. “The Trifinio Region: a case study of transboundary forest change in Central America.” Journal of Land Use Science. doi:

Roberts, R.M., K.W. Jones, A. Seidl, A. Elk, and H. Smith. 2016. “Conservation finance and sustainable tourism: the acceptability of conservation fees to support the Tambopata National Reserve, Peru.” Journal of Sustainable Tourism. doi:

Jones, K.W., M.B. Holland, L. Naughton-Treves, M. Morales, L. Suarez, and K. Keelan. 2016. “Forest conservation incentives and deforestation in the Ecuadorian Amazon.” Environmental Conservation. doi:

Jennewein, J.S. and K.W. Jones. 2016. “Examining ‘willingness to participate’ in community-based water resource management in a transboundary conservation area in Central America.” Water Policy 18(1): DOI: 10.2166/wp.2016.005.

Jones, K.W. and D.J. Lewis. 2015. “Estimating the counterfactual impact of conservation programs on land cover outcomes: The role of matching and panel regression techniques.” PLoS ONE 10(10): e0141380.

Asbjornsen, H., A. Mayer, K. Jones, T. Selfa, L. Saenz, R. Kolka, K. Halvorsen. 2015. Assessing impacts of payments for watershed service on sustainability in coupled natural-human systems. Bioscience 65: 579-591.

Bragina, E.V., V.C. Radeloff, M. Baumann, K.J. Wendland, T. Kummerle, A.M. Pidgeon. 2015. Effectiveness of protected areas in the Western Caucasus before and after the transition to post-socialism. Biological Conservation 184: 456-464.

Wendland, K.J., M. Baumann, D. Lewis, A. Sieber, V. Radeloff. 2015. Do protected areas prevent forest loss in Russia? A matching analysis of protected area effectiveness during and after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Land Economics 91:149-168.

Wendland, K.J., S. Pattanayak, E.O. Sills. 2014. National-level differences in the adoption of environmental-health technologies: a cross-border comparison from Benin and Togo. Health Policy and Planning; doi: 10.1093/heapol/czt106.

Naughton, L. and K.J. Wendland. 2014. Land tenure and forest carbon management in the tropics: An introduction to the special section. World Development 55:1-6.

Wendland, K.J., D. Lewis, J. Alix-Garcia. 2013. The effect of decentralized governance on logging rates in European Russia. Environmental and Resource Economics. Published online: April 24, 2013.

Gallardo, M.V.I., J. Helsley, J. Ammon, S. Pinel, F.V.L. Rodriquez, and K.J. Wendland. 2013. Collaborative community-based governance in a transboundary wetland system in the Ecuadorian Andes: opportunities and challenges at a proposed Ramsar Site. Mountain Research and Development 33(3): 269-279.

Sieber, A., T. Kummerle, A.V. Prishchepov, K.J. Wendland, L.M. Baskin, V.C. Radeloff, P. Hostert. 2013. Post-Soviet land-use change and the effectiveness of strictly protected areas in European Russia. Remote Sensing of Environment 133: 38-51.

Baumann, M., M. Ozdogan, T. Kuemmerle, K.J. Wendland, E. Esipova and V.C. Radeloff. 2012. Using the Landsat record to detect forest-cover changes during and after the collapse of the Soviet Union in the temperate zone of European Russia. Remote Sensing of Environment 124: 174-184.

Wendland, K.J., D. Lewis, J. Alix-Garcia, M. Ozdogan, M. Baumann, V. Radeloff. 2011. Regional- and district-level drivers of forest disturbance in Post-Soviet Russia. Global Environmental Change 21(4): 1290-1300.

Wendland, K.J., L. Naughton, L. Suarez, Suyanto. 2010. Rewards for Ecosystem Services and Collective Land Tenure: Lessons from Ecuador and Indonesia. Mountain Forum Bulletin X(1): 19-22.

Wendland, K.J., M. Honzak, R. Portela, B.Vitale, S. Rubinoff, J. Randrianarisoa. 2010. Targeting and implementing payments for multiple ecosystem service conservation in Madagascar: Theory and application. Ecological Economics 69: 2093-2107.

Pattanayak, S.K., M.T. Ross, B.M. Depro, S.C. Bauch, C. Timmins, K.J. Wendland, K. Alger. 2009. Climate Change and Conservation in Brazil: CGE Evaluation of Health and Wealth Impacts. The Berkeley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 9(2). Online at:

Pattanayak, S.K., C. Poulos, J.C. Yang, S.R. Patil, K.J. Wendland. 2009. Of taps and toilets: quasi-experimental protocol for evaluating community-demand-driven projects. Journal of Water and Health 7(3): 434-451.

Wendland, K.J. and E.O. Sills. 2008. Dissemination of food crops with nutritional benefits: Adoption and disadoption of soybeans in Togo and Benin. Natural Resources Forum 32(1): 39-52.

Pattanayak, S.K. and K.J. Wendland. 2007. Nature’s Care: Diarrhea, Watershed Protection and Biodiversity Conservation in Flores, Indonesia. Biodiversity and Conservation 16(10): 2801-2819.


(former name was “K.J. Wendland”)