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Selected Publications


  1. Shechter, M. & Lucas, R.C. 1979. Simulation of Recreational Use for Parks and Wilderness Management. John Hopkins University Press for Resources For the Future, Baltimore, MD.
  2. Ayalon, O., Shechter, M. & Avnimelech, Y. 1994. Recycling Municipal Solid Waste in Israel: An Analysis of Alternatives. Haifa: S. Neeman Institute for Advanced Study in Science & Technology and the Ministry of the Environment. February (Hebrew).
  3. Shechter, M. & Giupponi, C. Eds. Forthcoming. "Climate Change and the Mediterranean: Socioeconomics of Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation". Kluwer Publishers.

  Chapters in Books

  1. Hill, M. & Shechter, M. 1971. "Optimal Goal Achievement in the Planning of Outdoor Recreation," in A.G. Wilson (ed.): Urban and Regional Planning. Pion Books, London, pp. 110-120.
  2. Shechter, M. & Heady, E.O. 1972. "A Simulation Model for Agricultural Policy," in E.O. Heady, et al. (eds.): Future Farm Progress. Iowa State Press, Ames, Iowa, pp. 275-325.
  3. Barnea, M., Shamir, U. & Shechter, M. 1977. "Incorporating Outdoor Recreation in a Model of Stream Flow Regulation and Water Quality Improvement," in R. Thrall (ed.): Economic Modeling for Water Policy Evaluation. North Holland (TIMS Studies in Sciences, Vol. 3), Amsterdam, pp. 125-155.
  4. Barnett, H.J., van Muisinkel, G.M., Myers J.G. & Shechter, M. 1984. "Global Trends in Non-Fuel Minerals," in J.L. Simon & H. Kahn (eds.): The Resourceful Earth: A Response to Global 2000. Basil Blackwell, Oxford. pp. 316-338.
  5. Shechter, M. 1988. "Incorporating Anxiety Induced by Environmental Episodes in Life Valuation," in S. Maital (ed.): Applied Behavioral Economics. Wheatsheaf Books, Brighton (U.K.), pp. 529-536.
  6. Shechter, M., Kim, M. & Golan, L. 1989. "Valuing a Public Good: Direct and Indirect Valuation Approaches to the Measurement of the Benefits From Pollution Abatement," in H. Folmer (ed.): Evaluation and Policy-Making in Environmental Economics. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 123-137.
  7. Hill, M., Alterman, R., Carmon, N., Churchman A. & Shechter, M. 1990. "Integrated Evaluation of Israel's Neighborhood Revitalization Project," in D. Shefer and H. Voogol (eds.): Methods for Urban and Regional Plans, Essays in Memory of M. Hill. Pion Books, London.
  8. Shechter, M. 1993. "Israel - an Early Starter in Environmental Pricing." Chapter 13 in S. Navrud (ed.). Pricing the European Environment. London: Scandinavian Universities Press.
  9. Shechter, M. & Freeman, S. 1994. "Some reflections on the definition and measurement of non-use value," Ch. 7: 171-194, in R. Pethig (ed.), Valuing the Environment: Methodological and Measurement Issues. Amsterdam: Kluwer.
  10. Shechter, M., 1995. "Valuing the Environment," Ch. 8 in Folmer, H., Gabel, H.L., and Opschoor, H. (eds), Principles of Environmental and Resource Economics: A Guide for Students and Decision-Makers. Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. (Invited).
  11. Shechter, M., "Valuing the Environment," in Folmer, H. and Gabel, H.L. (eds), 2000. Principles of Environmental and Resource Economics: A Handbook for Decision-Makers. 2nd revised edition. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. (Invited).
  12. Ayalon, O., Avnimelech, Y. and Shechter, M., 1999. "Issues in Designing an Effective Solid Waste Policy: the Israeli Experience," in Sterner, T. (ed.), The Market and the Environment: The Effectiveness of Market Based Instruments for Environmental Reform. UK: Edward Elgar, 389-406.
  13. Ayalon, O., Avnimelech, Y., and Shechter, M., 2000. "The city and the agricultural sector inter-relationship: environmental costs and benefits." In: Brebbia C.A, Ferrante A., Rodriguez M., and Terra B. (eds.). The Sustainable City, Urban Regeneration and Sustainability. Southampton, Boston: WIT press, 85-93.
  14. Shechter, M. and Yehoshua, N. 2002. "Exploratory Economic Assessments of Climate Change Impacts in Israel: Agriculture." In: Beniston, M. (ed.), Climate Change: Implications for the Hydrological Cycle and for Water Management. Advances in Global Change Research, 10. Dordrecht and Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

  Articles in refereed journals

  1. Shechter, M. & Heady, E.O. 1970. "Response Surface Analysis and Simulation Models in Policy Choices". American Journal of Agricultural Economics 52 (1): 41-49.
  2. Shechter, M. & Schwartz, J. 1970. "Optimal Planning of a Coastal Collector". Water Resources Research 16 (4): 1017-1024.
  3. Shechter, M. & Hammer, P.L. 1970. "On the Dynamic Planning of Investment Projects" (with P.L. Hammer), European Economic Review 2 (1): 111-121.
  4. Shechter, M. 1971. "The Use of Computer Simulation in Research," Journal of Simulation and Games 2 (1): 73-87.
  5. Globerson, S. & Shechter, M. 1972. "A Gaming Model in Production Management". Engineering Education 62 (5): 453-455.
  6. Shechter, M. & Baron, M.G. 1973. "Simultaneous Determination of Visits to a System of Outdoor Recreation Parks with Capacity Limitations". Regional and Urban Economics 3 (4): 327-359.
    * Reprinted in S.P. Ladany (ed.): Management Science Application to Leisure-Time Operations (Studies in Management Science and Systems). Elsevier, Amsterdam. 1975.
  7. Shechter, M. & Barnea, M. 1973. "The Expenditure of Nature and Landscape Conservation: The Case of Israel". Journal of Environmental Management 5: 393-404.
  8. Helman, A. & Shechter, M. 1973. "Collective Decision-Making in a Kibbutz: A Case Study". Public Finance 28 (2): 139-150.
  9. Enis, R. & Shechter, M. 1974. "Environmental Analysis of Quarrying: An Israeli Experience". Landscape Planning 1 (3): 289-302.
  10. Shechter, M. & Baron, M.G. 1976. "Outdoor Recreation as an Economic Service" (in Hebrew). Riv'on Lekalkala (Economic Quarterly) #91: 401-408.
  11. Shechter, M. & Lucas, R.C. 1977. "A Recreational Visitor Travel Simulation Model as an Aid to Management Planning". Simulation and Games 8 (3): 375-384.
    * Reprinted in Van Doren, C.S., Priddle, G.B., and Lewis, J.E. (eds.): Land and Leisure: Concepts and Methods in Outdoor Recreation, 2nd ed., Maaroufa Press, Chicago. 1979.
  12. Hill, M. & Shechter, M. 1978. "Multiple Objectives in Outdoor Recreation Planning". Journal of Leisure Research 10 (2): 126-140.
  13. Harouvi, N., Shechter, M. & Subotnik, A. 1979. "Optimal Pricing Policy for a Computer Center". European Journal of Operations Research 3: 296-307.
  14. Shechter, M. & Lucas, R.C. 1980. "On the Optimal Use of Natural and Scenic Resources for Recreation". Journal of Resource Management and Optimization 1: 1-27.
  15. Shechter, M. & Lucas, R.C. 1980. "Validating Large Scale Simulation Model of Wilderness Recreation Travel". Interfaces - The Institute of Management Sciences 10 (5): 11-18.
    * Reprinted in Sistemi Urbani 4, 1982 (in Italian).
  16. Shechter, M., Enis, R., Reiser, B. & Tzamir, Y. 1981. "Evaluation of Landscape Resources for Recreational Planning". Regional Studies 15 (5): 373-390.
  17. Falk, I. & Shechter, M. 1981. "Computing Pigouvian Taxes for Pollution Abatement". Journal of Environmental Management 13 (4): 187-194.
  18. Barnett, H.J., Shechter, M. & van Muiswinkel, M. 1982. "Are Minerals Costing More?" Resource Policy Management and Optimization 2 (2): 121-148.
    * Reprinted in M. Avriel and R. Amit (eds.): Perspectives on Resource Policy Modeling: Energy and Minerals. Ballinger, Cambridge, MA. 1982.
  19. Ullmann, B., Shechter, M. & Lin. I. 1982. "Optimal Material and Process Substitution in the Cement Industry". Materials and Society 6 (1): 91-107.
  20. Shechter, M., Glazer, Y. & Barnett, H.J. 1983. "Economic Costs of Mineral Supply Disruptions: Effects on a Small, Open Economy. Resources Policy 9 (4): 275-288.
  21. Sharefkin, M.F., Shechter, M. & Kneese, A.V. 1984. "Impacts, Costs and Techniques for Mitigation of Contaminated Groundwater". Water Resources Research 20 (12): 1771-1783.
    * Published also as: Resources For the Future Reprint No. 210, Resources For the Future, Washington, D.C. 1983.
    * A different version published in: National Science Foundation, Groundwater Resources and Contamination in the United States, PRA Report 83-12. National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. 1983.
  22. Enis, R. & Shechter, M. 1985. "Planning and Management Policy for a National Park: A Case Study - The Carmel". Tourism Recreation Research (Special Issue) 10 (2): 29-34.
  23. Shechter, M. 1985. "An Anatomy of a Ground Water Pollution Episode," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 12 (1): 72-88.
  24. Shechter, M. 1985. "Economic Aspects in the Investigation of Groundwater Contamination Episodes," Groundwater 23 (2): 190-197.
  25. Shechter, M., Maayan, R. & Breiner, A. 1986. "Mineral Resources and Growth in a Small Open Economy: The Case of Israel". Resources and Energy 8: 83-108.
  26. Zeidner, M. & Shechter, M. 1987. "Some Psychological, Health, Demographic, and Economic Correlates of Air Pollution Stress". Personality and Individual Differences 8: 769.
  27. Zeidner, M. & Shechter, M. 1988. "Psychological Responses Towards Air Pollution: Some Personality and Demographic Correlates". Journal of Environmental Psychology 8 (1): 191-208.
  28. Shechter, M. & Zeidner, M. 1990. "Anxiety: Towards A Decision-Theoretic Perspective". British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology 43: 15-28.
  29. Law-Yone, H. & Shechter, M. 1990. "Physical and Environmental Determinants of Urban Deterioration and Rehabilitation: a Conceptual Framework and a Case Study". Environment and Planning 22: 763-777.
  30. Shechter, M. & Kim, M. 1991. "Valuation of pollution abatement benefits: Direct and indirect measurement". Journal of Urban Economics 30 (2): 133-151.
  31. Shechter, M. 1991. "A comparative study of environmental amenity valuations," Environmental and Resource Economics 1 (2): 129-155.
  32. Epstein, L., Shechter, M., Cohen, A. & Biger, C. 1991. "Air pollution and morbidity in the Haifa region" (in Hebrew). Ha'Refuah - The Journal of the Israeli Medical Association) 120 (12): 709-714.
  33. Shechter, M. & Shavit, T. 1992. "The provision of supplemental quasi-private health-care services at public hospitals: an economic analysis" (in Hebrew). Riv'on Lekalkala (Economic Quarterly) 39 (#153): 305-319.
  34. Shechter, M., Epstein, L. & Cohen, A. 1993. "Analyzing economic and epidemiological aspects of air pollution and health". Environmental Management and Health 4 (1): 6-15.
  35. Becker, N., Baron, M.G. & Shechter, M. 1993. "The failure of economic instruments in emission abatement when technological indivisibilities dominate." Environmental & Resource Economics (Special Issue: Economic Incentives in Environmental Regulation, W. Heijman & M. Shechter, Eds.) 3 (3): 263-284.
  36. Golan, E.H. & Shechter, M. 1993. "Use of the contingent valuation method for calculating willingness to pay for health care services: valuation of supplemental health care in Israel". Medical Decision Making 13 (4): 302-310.
  37. Zeidner, M. & Shechter, M., 1994. "Reduction of Test Anxiety: A First Attempt at Economic Evaluation", Anxiety, Stress, and Coping 7: 1-18.
  38. Baron, M. G. & Shechter, M. 1994. "TELMA - a policy model for optimal allocation of region-wide emissions," Journal of Environmental Management 41 (1): 17-26.
  39. Zeitouni, N., Becker, N. & Shechter, M., 1994. "Two Models of Water Market Mechanisms with an Illustrative Application to the Middle East." Resources & Energy Economics Journal (Special Issue, Guest Editor: M. Shechter) 16 (4): 303-330.
    * Published also as: Zeitouni, N., Becker, N. and Shechter, M. 1994. "Market Mechanisms for Water Allocation in the Middle East," Economic Quarterly 41 (October):
  40. Becker, N. & Shechter, M., 1996. "Decentralized Economic Incentives Under Technological Indivisibilities: A Cooperative Game Approach," Ecological Economics 17: 9-20.
  41. Becker, N., Zeitouni. N. and Shechter, M., 1996. "Reallocating Water Resources in the Middle East through Market Mechanisms," Water Recourses Development 12 (1): 17-31.
    * A modified version was published as Ch. 13 in: Parker, D. D. and Tzur, Y. (eds.), 1996, Decentralization and Coordination of Water Resource Management, Amsterdam: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  42. Shechter, M., Reiser, B., and Zaitsev, N. 1998. "Measuring Passive Use Value: Pledges, Donations and CV Responses in Connection with an Important Natural Resource." Environmental and Resource Economics 12(4): 457-478.
    * A significantly different version of the paper was published, in Hebrew, in the Economic Quarterly 44(2/1997): 263-283.
    * An electronic version of the paper was published in the Environmental Economics Abstracts, Working Paper Series 3(2), Feb. 1998.
  43. Reiser, B. and Shechter, M. 1999. "Incorporating Zero Values in the Economic Valuation of Environmental Program Benefits." Environmetrics 10: 87-101.
    * An electronic version of the paper has been published in the Environmental Economics Abstracts, SSRN Working Paper Series 3(4), March 1998.
  44. Nevo (Ben-Or) D. and Shechter, M., 1999. "An Economic Analysis of 'Anxiety Costs' Associated with Rocket Attacks on the Town of Kiryat Shmonah in Upper Galilee", Economic Quarterly 46 (3): 472-491. (Hebrew).
  45. Ayalon, O., Avnimelech, Y, and Shechter, M., 2000. "Application of a comparative multidimensional life cycle analysis in solid waste management policy: the case of soft drink containers". Journal: Environmental Science and Policy 3 (2-3): 135-144.
  46. Ayalon, O., Avnimelech, Y, and Shechter, M., 2000. "Alternative MSW Treatment Options to Reduce Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions - The Israeli Example." Waste Management & Resources 18: 538-544.
  47. Ayalon, O., Avnimelech, Y, and Shechter, M., 2001. "Solid Waste Treatment as a High Priority and Low Cost Alternative of Greenhouse Gases Mitigation." Journal of Environmental Management 27 (5): 697-704.
  48. Wielgus ,J., Chadwick-Furman, N.E., Dubinsky, Z., Shechter, M. Forthcoming. "Dose-response modeling of recreationally important coral reef attributes: a review and potential application to the economic valuation of damage." J. of Coral Reefs.
  49. Zeitouni, N., Shamir, S., and Shechter, M. 2002. "Economic Valuation of Irreversible Changes in Biodiversity," Studies in Natural Resources and Nevironmental Management 1 (2):97-108.

  Conference Proceedings

  1. Shechter, M. 1970. "Outdoor Recreation Tourism: Welfare and Revenue Implications for Developing Countries," Proceedings of the Second World Congress of Engineers and Architects. Tel-Aviv
  2. Shechter, M. "Outdoor Recreation and the Quality of the Environment," (in Hebrew), in E. Zohar (ed.): Ecology -- Modern Society and the Environment, Israel Ecological Society. Tel-Hashomer. 1971
  3. Shechter, M. & Baron, M. 1974. "Planning Recreational Facilities on a Regional Scale" (in Hebrew), in P. Soen (ed.): Regional Planning: On Why and For What Purpose -- A Symposium. Institute for Building and Industrial Research, Tel-Aviv
  4. Shechter, M. 1977. "Low-Density, Open Access Recreational Resources: Is Doomsday Around the Corner?" in U.S. Forest Service: Outdoor Recreation: Advances in Application Economics. Washington, D.C.
  5. Shechter, M. 1977. "On the Use of Home and Site Surveys in Recreation Research", in U.S. Forest Service, State of the-Art Methods for Research Planning and Determining Benefits of Outdoor Recreation. Report PSW-20, Berkeley, Ca
  6. Shechter, M., Enis, R., Tzamir, Y. & Kiemstedt, H. 1979. "Estimating the Quality of Recreational Resources" Proceedings of the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. Oslo
  7. Falk, I. & Shechter, M. 1978. "Determining Effluent Charges to Control SO Pollution in the Haifa Region" (with I. Falk), Proceedings of the 3rd Meeting of the Israeli Economic Association. Falk Institute for Economic Research and the Israel Economic Association. Jerusalem
  8. Shechter, M. 1980. "A Park Visitor Travel Simulation Model as a Management Tool", in Hawkins, D.E., et al., (eds.): Tourism Marketing and Management Issues, George Washington University Press, Washington, D.C.
  9. Shechter, M. 1984. "Recreation Resource Evaluation: Methodology and Its Application Under Different National Settings", Le Temps Libre et Loisir: Actes du Congres Mondial de Recherche, Marly-le-Roy, France
  10. Shechter, M. & Heiman, A. 1986. "Reuse of Municipal Wastewater For Household Uses," The Science of Total Environment 56: 317-323
  11. Tadmor, J. et al. 1986. "A New (revised) Israeli Ambient Air Quality Standard proposed for SO2." Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Ecology. Tel-Aviv
  12. Shechter, M. & Kim, M. 1987. "Evaluating Resource Inputs in the Production of Tourist Services: A Suggested Methodology." Proceedings of the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations (IUFRO), Ljubljana
  13. Shechter, M., Golan, L. & Kim, M. 1987. "Preferences for and Valuation of Air Quality." Proceedings of the 27th Congress of the Regional Science Association. Athens
  14. Shechter, M. 1989. "Valuation of morbidity reduction due to air pollution abatement: direct and indirect measurements," in: Estimating and Valuing Morbidity in a Policy Context, Proceedings of the Association of Environmental & Resource Economists (AERE) Workshop. Research Triangle Park, NC
  15. Amir, S., Baron, M.G., & Shechter, M., 1989. "The Economic Costs of Efficient Allocation of Air Quality Resources in a Regional Air-Shed," in Luria, M., Steinberger, Y., & Spanier, E. (eds.): Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Stability, vol. IV-A, ISEEQS Publications
  16. Shechter. M. 1992. "Benefit-Cost Considerations in Determining Water Quality" (in Hebrew), in Yaron, D. (ed.): Workshop on Israel's Water Economy, No 2: Quality of Drinking Water. Center for Research in Agricultural Economics, Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel
  17. Baron, M.G. & Shechter, M., 1992. "'TELMA' - A Computer Model for Evaluating the Economic Costs of Air Pollution Abatement and Its Application to the Haifa Bay Region," in Adin, A., Gasith, B. & Fattal, B. (eds.): Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Stability, Vol. VI-A, ISEEQS Publication
  18. Zeitouni, N., Becker, N. & Shechter, M., 1994. "Trading in water rights in an international context: the Mediterranean arena," in Isaac, J. & Shuval, H. (eds.): Water and Peace in the Middle East, Studies in Environmental Science # 58 (Proceedings of the First Israeli-Palestinian International Academic Conference on Water, Zurich, December 1992). Amsterdam: Elsevier
  19. Becker, N., Baron, M. & Shechter, M. 1995. "Decentralized economic incentives vs. command and control in reducing emissions in the energy sector: A simulation analysis in the Haifa region," Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the World Energy Council, Tokyo. October

  Book Reviews

  1. Coleman, J.S. & Harris, T.R. Economic Systems. Simulation and Games 5 (3), 1974
  2. Watt, K. The Titanic Effect: Planning for the Unthinkable. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 6, 1974
  3. Perlman, J. The Global Mind: Beyond the Limits to Growth. Journal of Human Ecology 5 (4), 1977
  4. Rowe, R.D. & Chestnut, L.G. The Value of Visibility: Economic Theory and Applications for Air Pollution Control. Environment and Planning 16 (1), 1984
  5. Dorner, P. & El-Shafir, M.A. Resources and Development: Natural Resource Policies and Economic Development in an Interdependent World. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1984
  6. The World Bank and the Environment: A Progress report, 1991 (the World Bank). Riv'on Lekalkala (Economic Quarterly), 1993. (In Hebrew)
  7. Johansson, Per-Olov. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Environmental Change. J. of Economic Literature 33(4): 2024-2026. 1995

  Research Reports, Working Papers, etc.

  1. Shechter, M. 1969. The Economic Exploitation of a Coastal Aquifer by Means of a Coastal Collector. Operations Research Center, Technion Research and Development Foundation, Haifa
  2. Shechter, M., Hill, M. & Hochman, O. 1970. A Simulation Model for Urban Renewal. Center For Urban and Regional Studies, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  3. Shechter, M., Subotnik, A. & Passy U.1972. A Survey and an Analysis of the Use of Quantitative Techniques in the Israeli Industry (in Hebrew). Operations Research Center, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  4. Hill, M., Alterman, R. & Shechter, M. 1972. Evaluation of Alternative Sites for Locating Power Plants (in Hebrew). Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  5. Enis, R. & Shechter, M. 1972. Quarries and Landscape (in Hebrew). Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  6. Shechter, M., Enis, R. & Baron, M. 1974. Mt. Carmel National Park: The Demand for Outdoor Recreation (in Hebrew). Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  7. Shechter, M., Barnea, M., Enis, R. & Shamir, U. 1975. Incorporating Outdoor Recreation Activities in Reducing the Pollution Stress of Water Bodies for their Efficient Utilization. Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  8. Shechter, M. 1975. Simulation Model of Wilderness Area Use, Model-User's Manual and Product Documentation (revised and expanded version). Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C.
  9. Shechter, M., Enis, R. & Tzamir, Y. 1979. Public Evaluation of Recreation Resources in the Planning Process. Technion Research and Development Foundation, Haifa
  10. Shechter, M., Ullmann, B. & Lin, I. 1981. Technological and Economic Aspects of Raw Materials Substitution in the Israeli Economy. S. Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology, Haifa
  11. Ullmann, B., Lin, I. & Shechter, M. 1981. The Cement Industry in Israel -- A Case Study. S. Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology, Haifa
  12. Law-Yone, H. & Shechter, M. 1981. Urban Deterioration and Renewal in Residential Areas (in Hebrew). Technion Research and Development Foundation, Haifa
  13. Shechter, M. & Maayan, R. 1981. Non-fuel Minerals and Optimal Development Paths for the Israeli Economy (in Hebrew). S. Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology, Haifa
  14. Shechter, M. & Lin, I. 1981. Mineral Resources in Israel's Economy (in Hebrew). Final Report. S. Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology, Haifa
    Vol. 1: The Role of Minerals in the Optimal Development of the Economy
    Vol. 2: Technological and Economic Aspects of Cement and Phosphate Industries
    Vol. 3: Imported Critical Minerals: Economic Vulnerability, Substitution Potential, Future Technology, and Recycling
  15. Shechter, M. 1985. "Economic Aspects of the Neighborhood Renewal Project," in: Hill, M. et al. (eds.) A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Neighborhood Renewal Project in Israel, Vol. 3. S. Neaman Institute For Advance Studies in Science and Technology, Haifa
  16. Shechter, M. & Rebhun, M. 1986. Economic Analysis of Changing Water Quality for Household Uses: An Application to the Dan Region Wastewater Reclamation Project (in Hebrew). Final Report submitted to the Water Authority, Ministry of Agriculture. Tel-Aviv
  17. Shechter, M. 1988. The Benefits of Morbidity Reduction from Air Pollution Control. Final Report submitted to the U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation. Haifa
  18. Braunshweig, A., Abend, S., & Shechter, M. 1989. Glass Recycling in Israel: Technological, Economic and Environmental Considerations (Hebrew & English). Final Report submitted to the Ministry of the Environment, Jerusalem
  19. Shechter, M. 1991. Privately paid health care services at public hospitals: economic analyses (in Hebrew). Final Research Reports. Natural Resource & Environmental Research Center, University of Haifa
    Vol. 1: Demand analyses (with T. Shavit)
    Vol. 2: Supply analyses (with L. Harari and T. Shavit)
  20. Baron, M. & Shechter, M. 1991. TELMA - A Policy Model for Efficient Management of Regional Air-Sheds. Final Report. Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Planning and Policy Division, Pub. No. PP/RD-01-91, Jerusalem
    Vol. 1: Results and Conclusions
    Vol. 2: User's Guide (with N. Azoulay)
    Vol. 3: Technical Appendices (with N. Azoulay)
  21. Becker, N., Baron, M. & Shechter, M. 1992. The Failure of Economic Instruments in Emission Abatement when Technological Indivisibilities Dominate. The Sapir Center For Development, Tel-Aviv University
  22. Shechter, M. & Zaitsev, N. 1994. Economic Assessment of Ecological Resource Damage. Final Scientific Report (Vol. 1 & 2). Haifa: Natural Resources and Environmental Research Center, University of Haifa
  23. Zeitouni, N., Becker, N., Shechter, M. & Luk-Zilberman, E. 1994. "Two models of water market mechanisms with an illustrative application to the Middle East," Working Paper 12.94, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Milan
    * A shorter version appeared as: "Water sharing through trade in markets for water rights: An illustrative application to the Middle East," Working Paper No. 4, The Jewish-Arab Center, Berta von Suttner Special Research Program for Conflict Resolution in the Middle East, Haifa: University of Haifa
  24. Becker, N. & Shechter, M. 1994. "Decentralized economic incentives under technological indivisibilities: a cooperative game approach," Working Paper 32.94, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Milan
  25. Ayalon, O., Shechter, M. & Gasper, E. 1995. An Economic Analysis of Solid Waste Policies. Annual Report Submitted to the Ministry of the Environment. The S. Neeman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science & Technology and the Natural Resource & Environmental Research Center. Haifa. (Hebrew)
  26. Baron, M., Zaitzev, N. & Shechter, M. 1997. Expected Recreational Benefits of the Hula Project: Economic Analysis. Final Report submitted to Hula Project Authority. Natural Resource & Environmental Research Center. Haifa. September

  Miscellaneous Publications

  1. Shechter, M. & Baer, J. (eds.) 1970. Selected Works in Operations Research & Hydraulics of the Late Oded Levin. Operations Research Center and Water Resources Center, Technion, Haifa
  2. Shechter, M. 1971. "Economic Aspects of Nature and Landscape Preservation" (in Hebrew). Environmental Planning No. 16
  3. Shechter, M. & Baron, M. & Enis, R. 1976. "Tourism Recreation in Carmel Park: Potential and Demand" (in Hebrew). Karka (the Journal of the Land Use Research Institute), No. 12
  4. Shechter, M. & Baron, M. 1977. "What is the Value of Land in the Carmel National Park?" (in Hebrew). Ir V'Ezor (City and Region), No. 4
  5. Shechter, M. & Hill, M. 1970. Quantitative Models in Urban Renewal. in R. Alterman (ed.): Renewal Planning in Israel. Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  6. Sharefkin, M., Shechter, M. & Kneese, A.V. 1984. "The High Cost of Contaminated Groundwater." Resources, No. 75
  7. Shechter, M. 1989. "Economic estimates of air pollution-induced health damages in the Haifa area" (in Hebrew). Biosphere 18 (5)
    * Reprinted in: Ma'yim Ve'Hashkaya (Water & Irrigation), No. 291. 1990
  8. Baron, M. & Shechter, M. 1992. "TELMA - A Computer Model For Evaluating the Economic Costs of Air Pollution Abatement and Its Application to the Haifa Bay Region." Israel Energy News, Winter, 1991/92: 9-12
  9. Shechter, M. 1993. "Command & Control vs. Economic Incentives in Environmental Policy." in Y. Ar-el, ed., The Israeli Energy Sector and Environmental Improvement. Haifa: The S. Neeman Institute for Advance Studies in Science & Technology (Hebrew)
  10. Shechter, M. 1993. "Markets in Pollution Permits." Environmental Quality No.2, June (Hebrew)
  11. Ayalon, O., Avnimelech, Y. & Shechter, M. 1994. "A Deposit-Return System on Packaging as a Tool for Stimulating Recycling." Biosphere 23 (8-9). (Hebrew)
  12. Shechter, M. 1994. "Water in Peacetime," Environmental Quality No. 8 (Hebrew)
  13. Shechter, M. 1994. "Public Debate: On Highway No. 6." Land & Nature No. 33 (Hebrew)
  14. Shechter, M., 1995. "Taxes and Tradable Emission Permits," Yarok - Kachol - Lavan (("Green-Blue-White" - The Publication of the Economic and Industrial Forum for Environmental quality in Israel), No. 4, July-August (Hebrew)
  15. Ayalon, O., Shechter, M., & Avnimelech, Y. 1996. "Divide and Rule in Municipal Solid Waste Management: Separating Wet from Dry Waste," Yarok - Kachol - Lavan ("Green-Blue-White" - The Publication of the Economic and Industrial Forum for Environmental quality in Israel), No. 9, September (Hebrew)
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