Frank Lupi

Frank Lupi

Ph.D., University of Minnesota
M.S., University of Illinois
B.S., University of Illinois


Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle, Dr., Rm 301B, Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

517 432 3883, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


All Publications (View all Lupi’s publications on Google Scholar sorted by year)

Selected Publications

Garnache, C., S. Swinton, J. Herriges, F. Lupi and J. Stevenson, 2016. Solving the phosphorus pollution puzzle: Synthesis and directions for future research. American J. of Agricultural Economics.98: 1334-1359.

Yang, W., et al. 2016. Urban Water Sustainability: Framework and Application. Ecology and Society. 21(40):4.

Palm-Forster, L., S. Swinton, F. Lupi and R. Shupp, 2016. Too Burdensome to Bid: Transaction Costs and Pay-for-Performance Conservation. American J. of Agricultural Economics. 98: 1334-1333.

Palm-Forster, L., F. Lupi and M. Chen, 2016. Valuing Lake Erie beaches using value and function transfers.  Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. 45(2): 270-292.

Yeboah, F., M. Kaplowitz, J. Kerr, F. Lupi, and L. Thorp. 2016. Sociocultural and institutional contexts of social cash transfer programs. Global Social Policy. 16(3): 287-308.

Knoche, S., F. Lupi. 2016. Demand for Fishery Regulations: Effects of Angler Heterogeneity and Catch Improvements on Preferences for Gear and Harvest Restrictions. Fisheries Research. 181: 163-171.

Liu, W., C. Vogt, F. Lupi, G. He, Z. Ouyang, J. Liu. 2016. Evolution of tourism in a flagship protected area of China, J. Sustainable Tourism. 24, 203-226.

Skevas, T., N. Hayden, S. Swinton, F. Lupi. 2016. Landowner willingness to supply marginal land for bioenergy production. Land Use Policy, 50, 507-517.

Knoche, S., F. Lupi, A. Suiter. 2015. Harvesting benefits from habitat restoration: Influence of landscape position on economic benefits to pheasant hunters. Ecological Economics. 113: 97-105.

Melstrom, R., F. Lupi, P. Esselman, R.J. Stevenson. 2015. Valuing recreational fishing quality at rivers and streams. Water Resources Research, 51, 140–150.

Yeboah, F., F. Lupi, M. Kaplowitz. 2015. Agricultural landowners’ willingness to participate in a filter strip program for watershed protection. Land Use Policy. 49: 75–85.

Esselman, P., R. Stevenson, F. Lupi, C. Riseng, M Wiley. 2015. Landscape prediction and mapping of game fish biomass, an ecosystem service of Michigan rivers.  N. Amer. J. of Fish. Mgmt. 35:302-320.

Melstrom, R., F. Lupi. 2013. Valuing Recreational Fishing in the Great Lakes. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33:1184–1193.

Kaplowitz, M., Lupi, F., Yeboah, F., K., Thorp, L. 2013. Exploring the Middle Ground between Environmental Protection and Economic Growth. Public Understanding of Science 22 (4): 413-426.

Sidique, S., Lupi, F., Joshi, S. V. 2013. Estimating the Demand for Drop-Off Recycling Sites: A Random Utility Travel Cost Approach. Journal of Environmental Management. 127: 339-346.

Knoche, S., Lupi, F. 2013. Economic Benefits of Publicly Accessible Land for Ruffed Grouse Hunters. Journal of Wildlife Management. 77(7):1294-1300.

Komarek, T., Lupi, F., Kaplowitz, M., Thorp, L. 2013. Influence of Energy Alternatives and Carbon Emissions on an Institution’s Green Reputation. Journal of Environmental Management. 128:335-344.

Chen, X., Lupi, F., An, L., Sheely, R., Vina, A., Liu, J. 2012. Agent-based modeling of the effects of social norms on enrollment in Payments for Ecosystem Services. Ecological Modelling 229 16-24.

Kaplowitz, M., Lupi, F., Arrello, O. 2012. Local Markets for Payments for Environmental Services: Can Small Rural Communities Self-Finance Watershed Protection? Water Resources Management 26 (13) 3689-3704.

Ma, S., Swinton, S., Lupi, F., and Jolejole-Foreman, C. 2012. Farmers’ Willingness to Participate in Payment-for-Environmental-Services Programs. Journal of Agricultural Economics 63(3) 604–626.

Kaplowitz, M., Lupi, F. 2012. Stakeholder Preferences for Best Management Practices for Non-Point Source Pollution and Stormwater Control. Landscape and Urban Planning 104 364-372.

Kaplowitz, M., Lupi, F., Couper, M., Thorp, L. 2012. The Effect of Invitation Design on Web Survey Response Rates. Social Science Computer Review 30(3) 339-349. doi: doi:10.1177/0894439311419084.

Knoche, S., Lupi, F. 2012. The Economic Value of Publicly Accessible Deer Hunting Land. Journal of Wildlife Management 76(3) 462-470.