Katherine Y. Zipp, Ph.D.

Katherine Y. Zipp, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics
112-F Armsby
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental and resource economics
  • Land economics
  • Spatial modeling
  • Non-market valuation


  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2014
  • B.A., Oberlin College, 2008


Identifying recreational ecosystem service areas of concern in Grand Canyon National Park
Applied Geography, Rice, William L., Taff, B. Derrick, Newman, Peter, Zipp, Katherine Yoder, Pan, Bing, 2020

Beyond benefits
Landscape Research, Rice, William L., Newman, Peter, Taff, B. Derrick, Zipp, Katherine Y., Miller, Zachary D., 2020

Connecting motivations to outcomes: A study of park visitors’ outcome attainment
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, Rice, William L., Taff, B. Derrick, Miller, Zachary D., Newman, Peter, Zipp, Katherine Y., Pan, Bing, Newton, Jennifer N., D'Antonio, Ashley, 2020

Excess vulnerability from subsidized flood insurance
Climate Change Economics, Colby, Scott J., Zipp, Katherine Y., 2020

Optimal spatial-dynamic management to minimize the damages caused by aquatic invasive species
Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, Zipp, Katherine Y., Wu, Yangqingxiang, Wu, Kaiyi, Zikatanov, Ludmil T., 2019

Modeling Spatial Dependence and Cold Spots in Landowners’ Willingness to Supply Bioenergy Crops in the Northeastern United States
Global Change Biology Bioenergy, Jiang, W, Zipp, Katherine, Langholtz, M, Jacobson, M, 2019

Dynamics and Uncertainty in Land Use Conversion for Perennial Energy Crop Production
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Li, Xiaogu, Zipp, Katherine Y., 2019

The spatial dynamics of the economic impacts of an aquatic invasive species
Land Economics, Zipp, Katherine Yoder, Lewis, David J., Provencher, Bill, Vander Zanden, M. Jake, 2019

Grand expectations: Understanding visitor motivations and outcome interference in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, Rice, William L, Taff, B Derrick, Newman, Peter B, Miller, Zachary D, D'Antonio, Ashley L, Baker, Jenna T, Monz, Christopher, Newton, Jennifer N, Zipp, Katherine Y, 2019

Modeling spatial dependence and economic hotspots in landowners’ willingness to supply bioenergy crops in the northeastern United States
GCB Bioenergy, Jiang, Wei, Zipp, Katherine Y., Langholtz, Matthew H., Jacobson, Michael G., 2019

The aftermath of flood zone remapping
Land Economics, Shr, Yau Huo, Zipp, Katherine Yoder, 2019

The impact of the biomass crop assistance program on the united states forest products market: An application of the global forest products model
Forests, Jiang, Wei, Carter, Douglas R., Fu, Hanliang, Jacobson, Michael Gregory, Zipp, Katherine Yoder, Jin, Jiang, Yang, Long, 2019

Economic assessment of landowners’ willingness to supply energy crops on marginal lands in the northeastern of the United States
Biomass and Bioenergy, Jiang, Wei, Zipp, Katherine Yoder, Jacobson, Michael Gregory, 2018

Does the conservation of land reduce development? An econometric-based landscape simulation with land market feedbacks
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Zipp, Katherine Yoder, Lewis, David J., Provencher, Bill, 2017

Simple vs. complex: Implications of lags in pollution delivery for efficient load allocation and design of water-quality trading programs
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Shortle, James, Abler, David, Kaufman, Zach, Zipp, Katherine Y., 2016