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					                                     Daniel Edward Osgood
                                         Updated January 20, 2011




International Research Institute for Climate and Society                   Phone: (845) 680-4461
Earth Institute, Columbia University                                       Fax: (845) 680-4865
61 Rt. 9W, PO Box 1000                                                     Email: deo@iri.columbia.edu
Palisades, NY 10964-8000

Education
University of California, Berkeley.
Ph.D. Agricultural and Resource Economics, December 1999

University of California, Berkeley.
M.S. Agricultural Economics, December 1995

University of California, Berkeley.
B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, May 1992
Emphasis: Control Systems

University of California, Santa Cruz.
B.A. Economics, March 1992

United World College of the Adriatic, Trieste, Italy.
International Baccalaureate, June 1987

Dissertation
Title: “Waste, Precision, and Public Information”
Research advisor: David Zilberman
Research committee: Peter Berck, George Judge, Michael Hanemann, John Radke
Major field of study: Resources Minor field of study: Development

Employment
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Earth Institute, Columbia
University. Lead Scientist, Financial Instruments Sector Team. Associate Research Scientist, Economic
Modeling and Climate. 9/04 to Present

University of Arizona. Agricultural and Resource Economics Assistant Professor and Assistant
Specialist (70% Extension, 30% Research). 7/00 to 6/04

University of California, Berkeley. Agricultural and Resource Economics Visiting Assistant
Economist. Professor David Zilberman. 1/00 to 6/00

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Special Services Consultant. Leslie
Lipper, Ph.D. 2/00 to 5/00

University of California, Berkeley. Agricultural and Resource Economics Graduate Student
Researcher. Professors David Sunding and David Zilberman. 6/98 to 12/99
Graduate Student Instructor. Economics of Resources and the Environment. Professor Ujjayant
Chakravorty. 2/98 to 5/98
Graduate Student Researcher. Professor Douglas Parker. 7/97 to 1/98
Field Researcher, Cuba. 6/97


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Graduate Student Researcher. Professor David Zilberman. 6/96 to 5/97

Natural Heritage Institute Consultant. 3/98 to 8/99

Western Consortium for Public Health, Berkeley Consultant. 7/96 to 9/96

University of California, Berkeley. Physics Senior Engineering Aid. Professor Andrew Lange. 8/90
to 6/95

IDB Communications Group, Los Angeles Technician. Summer, 1989

Research Outputs
Refereed publications
  1. “Index Insurance, Production Practices, and Probabilistic Climate Forecasts” Miguel Carriquiri and
     Daniel Osgood Journal of Risk and Insurance (Accepted)
  2. “Disease Forecasts and Livestock Health Disclosure: a Shepherd’s Dilemma” American Journal of
     Agricultural Economics 2010; doi:10.1093/ajae/aap042 Glenn Sheriff and Daniel Osgood.
  3. “Long-Term Consequences of Short-Term Precipitation Shocks: Evidence from Brazilian Migrant
     Households” Valerie Mueller and Daniel Osgood. Agricultural Economics. 40(6), Sep 2009.
  4. “Long-term Impacts of Droughts on Labor Markets in Developing Countries: Evidence from Brazil”
     Valerie Mueller and Daniel Osgood Journal of Development Studies. Vol 45. No 10. 1-13. Nov 2009.
     Items from paper used in “Equity and Efficiency in the Greenhouse: Responding to Climate change
     In Latim America and the Caribbean.” Pablo Fajnzylber and John Nash. World Bank.
  5. “Habitat preservation and restoration: Do homebuyers have preference for quality habitat?” R.H.
     Bark-Hodgkins , D.E. Osgood, B.G. Colby, G. Katz, and J. Stromberg. Ecological Economics Vol 68
     (2009) 1465-1475.
  6. “Effectiveness of malaria control in Eritrea, 1998 to 2003” Patricia M Graves, Daniel Osgood,
     Madeleine C Thomson, Kiros Sereke, Afwerki Araia, Andemariam WeldeMicael, Mehari Zerom,
     Pietro Ceccato, Michael Bell, John del Corral, Shashu Ghebreselasie, Eugene P Brantly, Tewolde
     Ghebremeskel. Tropical Medicine and International Health Vol 13, Issue 2, Feb 2008 pp 218-228.
  7. “Economic Value of Seasonal Climate Forecasts for Agriculture: Review of Ex-Ante Assessments and
     Recommendations for Future Research” Francisco J. Meza, James W. Hansen, and Daniel Osgood
     Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, American Meteorological Society, Vol 47, Issue 5
     (May 2008) pp. 1269-1286.
  8. “Innovations in Climate Risk Management: Protecting and Building Rural Livelihoods in a Variable
     and Changing Climate” James W Hansen, Walter Baethgen, Dan Osgood, Pietro Ceccato, Robinson
     Kinuthia Ngugi. Journal of Semi-Arid Tropical Agricultural Research Vol 4, Issue 1, November 2007.
  9. “A Lemons ‘Mirage:’ Erroneous Perceptions of Asymmetric Information in the Market for Arizona
     Ranchettes.” Matthew G. Nagler and Daniel Edward Osgood Mountain Plains Journal of Business
     and Economics. Vol 7, 2006 52-63.
 10. “Remotely Sensed Proxies for Environmental Amenities in Hedonic Analysis: What Does Green
     Mean?” Rosalind Bark , Daniel Osgood, and Bonnie Colby. In Environmental Valuation:
     Interregional and Intraregional Perspectives. John I. Carruthers and Bill Mundy (editors). Ashgate
     Publishing, Ltd. 2006.
 11. “The Value of Remoteness: A Hedonic Estimation of Ranchette Prices.” Sanchita Sengupta and
     Daniel Osgood. Ecological Economics. 2003, Vol 44 91-103.


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 12. “Environmental Improvement with Economic Development through Public Information Provision,”
     Daniel Osgood. Environmental and Development Economics. October 2002, 7:4 751-768.
 13. “Ambos Nogales: A Tale of Two Cities and Water Management on the U.S.-Mexico Border” Frisvold,
     G.B. and D.E. Osgood. Journal of Law and Border Studies. 2002. Vol 2, 7-36.
 14. “Publicly funded weather database benefits users statewide.” Doug Parker, Daniel R. Cohen, Daniel
     E. Osgood, and David Zilberman. California Agriculture. May-June 2000, Vol 54, No 3.
 15. “The California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS): Intended and Unanticipated
     Impacts of Public Investment.” Daniel Cohen, Daniel Osgood, Douglas Parker, and David Zilberman.
     Choices. Third Quarter, 1998.
 16. “The Sunayev-Zel’dovich Infrared Experiment: A Millimeter-wave Receiver for Cluster Cosmology,”
     T.M. Wilbanks, P.A.R. Ade, S.E. Church, M.L. Fischer, W.L. Holzapfel, P.D. Mauskopf, Daniel E.
     Osgood, and A.E. Lange. Astrophysical Journal. 479:17-30, April 1997.
 17. “Forecasting the Production Benefits and Incidence of a Public Program: An Integrated Survey and
     Estimation Procedure Applied to Study the California Irrigation Management Information System,”
     Daniel Osgood, Daniel Cohen, Doug Parker, and David Zilberman Advances in Econometrics. Vol.
     12, 1997.


Peer Reviewed Working Papers

  1. “Is the endangered species act endangering species? Evidence from a natural experiment.” Michael
     Margolies, Daniel Osgood, and John List. NBER working paper 12777 (peer reviewed) Cited by The
     New York Times, Freakonomics ”Unintended Consequences” by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D.
     Levitt, January 20, 2008. Print article also listed on NY Times press wire and carried by additional
     news outlets such as the the Business Report, Johannesburg, South Africa.


Other Publications
  1. ”Value of Information and Weather Index Insurance” Daniel Osgood and Kenneth Shirley. Invited
     for inclusion in forthcoming edited volume commissioned by Resources For the Future.
  2. IRI Technical Report 10-08: HARITA IRI Report to Oxfam America. Final Report for IRI MIEL
     Planning & Technical Support for HARITA Micro-Insurance Pilot USA 536 / 09. June 2010. Chen,
     J. ;Dinku, T. ;Holthaus, E. ;Lyon, B. ;Madajewicz, M. ;Mullaly, C. ;Norton, M. ;Osgood, D.
     ;Pascualini, A. ;Pant, S. ;Peterson, N. ;Saavedra, R. ;Sharoff, J. ;Shirley, K. E. ;Small, C. ;Stiffel, S.
     ;Teh, T.-L. http://iri.columbia.edu/publications/id=1002
  3. INSURANCE AS AN ADAPTATION OPTION UNDER UNFCCC BACKGROUND PAPER , Final
     Version Zurich, 27th July 2010, Project PI. Othmar Schwank, Myriam Steinemann (INFRAS), Haresh
     Bhojwani, Eric Holthaus, Michael Norton, Daniel Osgood, Jessica , Sharoff (International Research
     Institute for Cbalimate and Society, Columbia University), David Bresch, Andreas Spiegel (SwissRe).
     available on the website of the Swiss Government’s Federal Office of the Environment website
     http://www.bafu.admin.ch/klima/10343/index.html?lang=en&download=NHzLpZeg7t,lnp6I0NTU042l2Z6ln1ad1IZn4


  4. The Potential for Scale and Sustainability in Weather Index Insurance for Agriculture and Rural
     Livelihoods, Niels Balzer and Francesco Rispoli, 2010. WFP/IFAD. Reviewer
  5. The global state of sustainable insurance: Understanding and integrating environmental, social and
     governance factors in insurance. A report by the Insurance Working Group of United Nations
     Environment Programme Finance Initiative. October 2009. Academic Working Group Member


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 6. Innovations on Insuring the Poor. Edited by Ruth Vargas Hill and Maximo Torrero. International
    Food Policy Research Institute 2020 Focus 17. Chapter reviewer.
 7. Hellmuth M.E., Osgood D.E., Hess U., Moorhead A. and Bhojwani H. (eds) 2009. Index insurance
    and climate risk: Prospects for development and disaster management. Climate and Society No. 2.
    International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Columbia University, New York,
    USA. Foreward by Kofi Annan.

 8. Annex to Hellmuth M.E., Osgood D.E., Hess U., Moorhead A. and Bhojwani H. (eds) 2009. Index
    insurance and climate risk: Prospects for development and disaster management. Climate and
    Society No. 2. International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Columbia University,
    New York, USA. IRI Technical Report10-10, http://iri.columbia.edu/publications/id=1008
 9. Designing a weather insurance contract for farmers in Adi Ha, Ethiopia. Report to Oxfam America.
    Project PI. Tufa Dinku; Alessandra Giannini; James Hansen; Eric Holthaus; Amor Ines; Yasir Kaheil;
    Kristopher Karnauskas; Bradfield Lyon; Malgosia Madajewicz; Megan Mclaurin; Connor Mullally;
    Michael Norton; Daniel Osgood; Nicole Peterson; Andrew Robertson; Kenneth Shirley; Chris Small;
    and Marta Vicarelli. July 2009. IRI Technical Report 09-04.
    http://iri.columbia.edu/publications/id=908.

10. “Designing Index-Based Weather Insurance for Farmers In Central America. Final Report to the
    World Bank Commodity Risk Management Group, ARD”. Project PI. Alessandra Giannini, James
    Hansen, Eric Holthaus, Amor Ines, Yasir Kaheil, Kristopher Karnauskas, Megan Mclaurin, Daniel
    Osgood, Andrew Robertson, Kenny Shirley, and Marta Vicarelli. Project leader. IRI Technical
    Report 09-01. New York. March 2009.

11. “Intertemporal and geographic risk spreading” Vicarelli, M. Giannini A. Lall U. Lyons B. McLaurin
    M. Osgood D.E., Ropeleski C. Robertson A.W. and Turvey C. Brief for workshop on technical issues
    in index insurance, IRI. Oct 2008.
12. “On the potential value of seasonal climate forecasts for index insurance” Robertson A.W., Barnston
    A.G.,Hansen J.W., Lall U., Moron V., Osgood D.E. and Sun L. Brief for workshop on technical issues
    in index insurance, IRI. Oct 2008.
13. “Rainfall modeling and simulation” Shirley K.E., Osgood D.E., Robertson A.W., Block P., Lall U.,
    Hansen J.W., Kirshener S., Moron V., Ines A., Turvey C., Norton M. and Dinku T. Brief for
    workshop on technical issues in index insurance, IRI. Oct 2008.
14. “Index Insurance for Climate Risk Management and Poverty Reduction: Topics for debate” Haresh
    Bhojwani, Molly Hellmuth, Daniel Osgood, Anne Moorehead, James Hansen . Prepared for Index
    insurance roundtable June 2008, Geneva.
15. “Designing a weather insurance contract for farmers in Adi Ha, Ethiopia. Precipitation-Data Quality
    Assessment and Verification”. Report to Oxfam America. April 2008. With Megan McLaurin, Paul
    Block, Tufa Dinku. Project PI.

16. Poverty Traps and Climate Risk: Limitations and Opportunities of Index-Based Risk Financing.
    Working paper. IRI Technical Report 07-03 Christopher B. Barrett, Barry J. Barnett, Michael R.
    Carter, Sommarat Chantarat, James W. Hansen, Andrew G. Mude, Daniel E. Osgood, Jerry R.
    Skees, Calum G. Turvey and M. Neil Ward. September 2007.

17. Designing index-based Weather Insurance for Farmers in Central America. Project PI. Megan
    McLaurin and Daniel Osgood International Research Institute for Climate and Society Earth
    Institute, Columbia University Progress Report to the World Bank Documentation of Contract
    Revision Process and Recommendations, Commodity Risk Management Group, ARD Summer 2007
18. Designing Weather Insurance Contracts For Farmers in Malawi, Tanzania, and Kenya. Final report
    to the Commodity Risk Management Group, ARD, World Bank. June 2007. Project PI. Osgood,


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   D.E, McLaurin, M. Carriquiry, M., Mishra, A., Fiondella, F., Hansen, J., Peterson, N., and Ward, N.
   IRI Technical Report 07-02.
19. “Drought Insurance in Malawi.” Chapter. Duncan Warren and Daniel Osgood IRI Climate and
    Society Vol 1. Climate risk management in Africa: Learning from practice. Molly E. Hellmuth, Anne
    Moorhead, Madeleine C. Thomson, and Jim Williams, (editors). 2007. Text adapted in “Come Rain
    or Shine: Integrating Climate Risk Management into African Development Bank Operations”,
    Maarten van Aalst, Molly Hellmuth and Daniele Ponzi Economic Research Working Paper No 89
    (November 2007) African Development Bank
20. “Index insurance and climate risk management in Malawi.” International Research Institute for
    Climate and Society 2004-2006 report.
21. A Gap Analysis for the Implementation of the Global Climate Observing System Programme in
    Africa April 2006. Contributer. produced by The International Research Institute for Climate and
    Society under contract by the United Kingdoms Department for International Development.
22. “Decision Systems Research and Tool Development at the IRI.” Published Abstract. with Neil Ward,
    James Hansen, Sanjar Arumugam, Daniel Osgood, Lareef Zubair, Casey Brown, and Ashok Mishra.
    U.S. Climate Change Science Program Workshop, November 2005, Arlington, VA.

23. “The Role of Electronic Technologies for Reaching Underserved Audiences,” Russell Tronstad, Daniel
    Osgood, and Trent Teegerstrom. American Journal of Agricultural Economics Proceedings. Paper
    invited for spring 2004 proceedings session.
24. “Endangered Species Protection: Takings, Preemption, and the Case of the Pygmy Owl.” Robert
    Innes and Daniel Osgood. Arizona Review. Volume 1, Issue 2 6-8.
25. “Pesticide Exposure Potential in the Yuma County, Arizona Study Area” Mary Kay O’Rourke,
    Daniel Bronson, Daniel Osgood. Prepared for the Arizona Department of Health Services, Contract
    Number 161037. Cecelia Rosales, Project Officer. June, 2002.
26. “Water Conservation Technology: The Adoption Response to Incentives,” Daniel Osgood. Water
    Resources Update. Issue 121 (Jan 2002) 34-39.
27. “Financing Wastewater Collection and Treatment on the U.S. - Mexico Border,” George B. Frisvold
    and Daniel E. Osgood. Water Resources Update. Issue 121 (Jan 2002) 40-50.
28. “Analysing the Linkages Between Socio-economic and Environmental Systems: An Investigation of
    Methodological Issues Through a GIS-Based Empirical Exercise” Daniel Osgood and Leslie Lipper.
    Economic and Social Development Paper N. 149, 2 essays on socio-economic aspects of soil
    degradation. FAO Rome December, 2001.
29. “The 2002 Farm Bill: The U. S. Producer Preferences for Agricultural, Food, and Public Policy”
    Collaborator. National Public Policy Education Committee, Publication Number 2001-02,
    September, 2001.

30. “Economic Valuation of Increased Water Supply Reliability and Trading Opportunities in Westside
    Agriculture,” David Sunding David Zilberman, Georgina Moreno, and Daniel Osgood. Prepared for
    CALFED Bay Delta Program. December, 1999.
31. “The Economic Costs and Benefits Associated with the California Irrigation Management
    Information System: Final Report,” Doug Parker, David Zilberman, Daniel Cohen, and Daniel
    Osgood. Prepared for the California Department of Water Resources. June, 1996.
32. “New Technologies Produce Higher Profits With Less Water,” Chris Dumas, Tracy Hart, and Daniel
    Osgood. California Grower. Vol. 20, No. 1. 27. January, 1996.




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Under Review/Revision

 1. The impacts of thresholds on risk behavior: Implications for Index Insurance. Daniel Osgood and
    Kenneth Shirley.
 2. “Index Insurance and Pastures” Haimanti Bhattacharya and Daniel Osgood
 3. “Index-based Crop Insurance for Climate Adaptation in the Developing World” Molly Brown, Daniel
    Osgood, and Miguel Carriquiry.
 4. “Integrating seasonal forecasts and insurance for adaptation among subsistence farmers: The case of
    Malawi” Daniel Osgood, Pablo Suarez, James Hansen, Miguel Carriquiri and Ashok Mishra.
 5. “Why group discussion enhances forecast use: The influence of social interaction on learning about
    incentive structures in a probabilistic setting” Nicole Peterson, David Krantz, Daniel Osgood, Sabine
    Marx, Glenn Sheriff, Sabine Marx, Andree Sosler, and Andria Cimino.
 6. “Valuing private and public green space using remotely sensed vegetation indices” Rosalind
    Bark-Hodgins , Daniel Osgood, and Bonnie Colby.


In Preparation
 1. ”Water Uncertainty, Ex-Ante Investment and A Simple Queue: examining the value of reliability”
    Fonseca, M., A Pfaff, and Daniel Osgood. Economic experiment performed in Brazil and England.

 2. ”Pricing Spatial Basis Risk for Weather Index Insurance” Michael Norton, Daniel Osgood, and
    Calum Turvey


Work in Progress

 1. ”Loan repayment versus basis risk: Trade-offs in index insurance for farmers and lenders.” with Goeff
    McCarney and Michael Norton
 2. “An Experimental Economics exercise for index insurance in Adi Ha Ethiopia” with Michael Norton,
    Nicole Peterson, and Conner Mullally (other authors in discussion).

 3. “Snowblind: The importance of climate information for recreational real estate”
 4. “Contingent Resource Claims and Coordination of Ex-Ante Investment” with Art Small and Alex
    Pfaff
 5. “Statistical methods for pricing climatological uncertainty and seasonal forecasts in index insurance”
    with Kenny Shirley and Andrew Robertson.
 6. “An ex-ante estimation of the potential value of seasonal climate forecasts to maize farmers in
    Kenya” with Joshua Zivin.
 7. “Refinements in index insurance pricing via dendroclimatology, in the context of a nonstationary
    background state” with Art Greene, Lisa Goddard, and Kevin Anchukaitis.




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Web Software

 1. Web-Based Index Insurance Educational Tool (WIIET), http://iri.columbia.edu/wiiet, in
    contract with World Bank ARMT (formerly CRMG). Project PI. key contributions Lulin Song lead
    programmer, Megan McLaurin of educational materials, Michael Norton, interface refinement. Used
    in training for Climate and Society masters program at Columbia University and Mekele Ethiopia in
    2009. Planned Oxfam training sessions in November 2010, February 2011, and March 2011. World
    Bank ARMT (formerly CRMG) planning to use as segment of 2010-2011 trainings in Kenya,
    Washington, DC. French West Africa, English West Africa, Vietnam, and the Carribean. I4
    tentatively planning to use WIIET in training sessions in 2010 in Ethiopia. Deliverable signoff
    December 2010. Operational beta version Feb 2009. Prototype deliverable March 2008.
 2. Virus Disease Management Peer to Peer Project, Yuma Vegetable Growers and the University
    of Arizona College of Agriculture. Spring 2003.
 3. Internet Pinmap Instructions, Daniel Osgood and Trent Teegerstrom. June 2002.
 4. The Raingauge Webpage, Daniel Osgood. In collaboration with Cochise and Santa Cruz County
    Extension.

 5. The Map-Based Calf Sale Weight Calculator, Daniel Osgood, Russell Tronstad, and Trent
    Teegerstrom. Listed by the Western Center for Integrated Resource Management at Colorado State
    University and the Gateway to Educational Materials, United states Department of Education
    (www.thegateway.org)
 6. The Factors Driving Ranchette Values, Daniel Osgood and Sanchita Sengupta (under support
    from the Space Grant/Land Grant Geospatial Extension Fellowship).
 7. The Yuma Internet Pinmap, Daniel Osgood, Sean Quinn, Matthew Rahr. Developed in
    collaboration with the Yuma County Extension Office and CALS ECAT.
 8. Pesticide Exposure Potential, Daniel Osgood and Daniel Bronson. In collaboration with the
    University of Arizona College of Public Health.


Scholarly Presentations and Service at Professional Meetings
 1. ”The IRI experience with remote sensing in index insurance in Africa” (The 2nd International
    Working Group On Remote Sensing Index-Based Crop Insurance August 10-11, 2010 in San
    Francisco. USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) and Agricultural Financial Services Corporation
    (AFSC) of Canada)
 2. Shirley, K.E. and Osgood D.E. (2010) The impacts of thresholds on risk behavior: Whats wrong with
    index insurance? Paper presented at Agriculture and Applied Economics Association Annual
    Conference, Denver, CO, July 25-27, 2010. http://purl.umn.edu/61166

 3. Norton, M., Turvey C.G., Osgood D.E. ”Weather Index Insurance and the Pricing of Spatial Basis
    Risk.” Paper presented at Agriculture and Applied Economics Association Annual Conference,
    Denver, CO, July 25-27, 2010. http://purl.umn.edu/61734
 4. “The Value of Information in Index Insurance for Farmers in Africa.” Paper presented at The Value
    of Information: Methodological Frontiers and New Applications, Resources For the Future. June
    2010. Invited presentation. Washington DC.
 5. UNFCCC Meetings. Member of Swiss party. Presented ”Climate, Smallholder Farmers, and Index
    Insurance” at Swiss Delegation event, presented ”Designing and implementing climate risk
    management and insurance tools for adaptation” in MCII side event



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 6. Invited participant in Wharton Index Insurance and Climate planning session May 2010.
    Philadelphia, PA.
 7. Trends, Decadal Processes, and Rainfall Insurance for Farmers in Ethiopia. Predicting the Climate of
    the Coming Decades, CLIVAR RSMAS, Miami January 2010.
 8. Tropical Cyclone Decision Support Tool for IFRC operations in Latin America and the Caribbean.
    Predicting the Climate of the Coming Decades, CLIVAR RSMAS, Miami January 2010.

 9. IFPRI Workshop on Innovations in Insuring the Poor. December 2009, Washington, DC. Discussant.
10. ”Fundamentals of Index Insurance Contract Design” NBER Environmental and Energy Economics
    Workshop July 2009, Cambridge MA, Presented by Kenneth Shirley
11. ”Climate Services for Poverty Reduction and Adaptation: the Example of Index Insurance in
    Ethiopia” November 2009. Presented in three sessions to NOAA USGCRP, CPO, CPC
12. “Workshop Technical Issues in Index Insurance” Co-organizer, presenter of “Technical issues in
    contract design.” co-editor of workshop technical briefs, IRI, Oct 2008.
13. “Climate information, index insurance, and climate risk management” Food Security and
    Environmental Change Conference, April 2008. Oxford University, England
14. “Using index insurance to manage climate risk: issues in scale up and capacity building”. Climate
    prediction application science workshop. Chapel Hill, North Carolina March, 2008. with Megan
    McLauren
15. “Refinements in index insurance pricing via dendroclimatology, in the context of a nonstationary
    background state” with Art Greene, Lisa Goddard, and Kevin Anchukaitis. Conference on Climate
    Variability and Change, at AMS 88th Annual Meeting, January 2008, New Orleans, LA. Presented
    by Art Greene.
16. “Index Insurance for Drought in the Millennium Villages Project” Poster. with Neil Ward, Eric
    Holthaus, Asher Siebert, Daniel Osgood AMS 88th Annual Meeting, January 2008, New Orleans, LA.

17. “Climate Risk, Development, and Index Insurance: An example from Malawi” Series: Climate
    Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Developing Countries, Yale University. November 2007.
18. ”Climate-Proofing Innovation for Poverty Reduction and Food Security,” Invited paper for the
    ICRISAT 35th Anniversary symposium, ”Innovations in Climate Risk Management: Protecting and
    Building Rural Livelihoods in a Variable and Changing Climate” with James Hansen Walter
    Baethgen, Pietro Ceccato, Robinson Ngugi presented by James Hansen. 22-24 November 2007,
    Hyderabad, India
19. ”Climate Forecasts and Livestock Disease Disclosure: A Shepherd’s Dilemma” presented by Glenn
    Sheriff. Northeast Universities Development Consortium Conference October 2007, Harvard
    University.
20. ”Long-Term Consequences of Droughts in Brazil” Poster. With Valerie Mueller. Northeast
    Universities Development Consortium Conference October 2007, Harvard University.
21. Discussant. Northeast Universities Development Consortium Conference October 2007, Harvard
    University.

22. ”Index Insurance and Climate Risk Management in Malawi: Theory and Practice” Climate
    Prediction Applications Science Workshop, March 2007, Seattle
23. “Social goals, incentive structures, and learning under uncertainty?” with Nicole Peterson, Sabine
    Marx, Glenn Sheriff, Andree Sosler, and David Krantz. Decision Making Under Uncertainty session.
    Poster. Amer. assoc. for the Advancement of Science, San Francisco, Feb. 2007.


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24. ”Examples of decision systems research and tool development for climate risk management. Global
    Environmental Change: Regional Challenges.” Ward, N., Hansen, J.W., Arumugam, S., Osgood, D.,
    Zubair, L., Brown, C., Mishra A., 2006. An Earth System Science Partnership Global Environmental
    Change Open Science Conference, Beijing, China, 9-12 November 2006. Presented by Neil Ward.
25. ”Index Insurance.” IRI Forecast Briefing. September 2006. New York.
26. ”Index Insurance, Production Practices, and Probabilistic Climate Forecasts” presented by Miguel
    Carriquiri. AAEA annual meetings, July 2006. Long Beach, CA.
27. ”Index Insurance and Climate Risk Management in Malawi: Theory and Practice” IRI Seminar series
    Oct, 2006.
28. ”Index Insurance, forecasts, trends, and Risk Management.” With Miguel Carriquiry. IRI Brownbag
    Series, New York. April 2006.
29. “Long-term Consequences of Large Precipitation Shocks: Evidence From Brazil Migrant Households”
    Columbia University Department of Economics Development Seminar with Valerie Mueller. March
    2006, New York.
30. Climate and Weather related Insurance Systems in Africa Background, Issues, and Gap Analysis.
    GAP analyisis workshop. Columbia University IRI, January 2006. New York.
31. “Decision Systems Research and Tool Development at the IRI.” Poster. with Neil Ward, James
    Hansen, Sanjar Arumugam, Lareef Zubair, Casey Brown, and Ashok Mishra. U.S. Climate Change
    Science Program Workshop, November 2005, Arlington, VA.
32. “Is ‘Doing Nothing’ A Better Coping Strategy to Climate Risk than Migrating?” with Valerie Mueller
    Yale Environmental Economics seminar November, 2005, New Haven, CT
    NBER July 2005, Cambridge MA
    Presented by Valerie Mueller at AAEA July 2005, RI
33. “Snowblind: The importance of climate information for recreational real estate” AAEA July 2005, RI
34. “Shepherd’s Dilemma” with Glenn Sheriff Presented by Glenn Sheriff at AAEA July 2005, RI
35. “The Arizona Pinning Map: A web based program for Grower/Seed Dealer Planting Decisions” with
    Trent Teegerstrom Russell Tronstad and Matthew Rahr Presented by Trent Teegerstrom at AAEA
    July 2005, RI
36. “Contingent Resource Claims and Coordination of Ex-Ante Investment” With Art Small and Alex
    Pfaff Presented by Art Small in AERE session of AAEA July 2005, RI
37. “Do homebuyers care about the quality of natural habitats?” with Rosalind Bark-Hodgins and
    Bonnie Colby presented by Rosalind Bark-Hodgins at AAEA July 2005, RI
38. “Hedonic Valuation of Urban Riparian Amenities Using Remote Sensing Data” with Rosalind
    Bark-Hodgins and Bonnie Colby presented by Rosalind Bark-Hodgins in AERE session of AAEA
    July 2005, RI
39. AERE Session 3 Moderator: Renewable and Non-renewable Resource Management at AAEA July
    2005, RI
40. “Scenery for rent: The loss of amenities on the urban fringe” Eastern Economics Association
    Meetings March 2005, New York
41. Discussant. Eastern Economics Association Meetings (Spatial Interactions in Environmental and
    Resource Economics session) March 2005, New York
42. “Tragedy of the Commons and an Uncertain ET.” IRI Reservoir Management Group. November
    2004. New York


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43. Seasonal Forecasts and Variability: Optimizing agents and the climate. Columbia University CEES.
    Nov 2004. New York
44. Selected Paper Reviewer. American Agricultural Economics Association, July 2003
45. Session Moderator. “Can Tradeable Permit Systems Improve Environmental Outcomes?” American
    Agricultural Economics Association, July 2003

46. Discussant. American Agricultural Economics Association (AERE Session), July 2003
47. “Scenery For Rent: A Preliminary Investigation into the Unanticipated Loss of Amenities on the
    Urban Fringe.” Invited presentation, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
    California. March 2003.

48. “The Role of Electronic Technologies for Reaching Underserved Audiences.” Allied Social Science
    Association Meetings, January 2004. San Diego, California
49. Selected Paper Reviewer. Western Regional Science Association Meetings, Feb 2003
50. “Climate Variability and Rangeland Management.” Poster. Ryan G. Sohm, Daniel Osgood, and
    Bonnie Colby Institute for the Study of Planet Earth (ISPE) Fest, November 2003. Tucson, AZ.

51. “New Approaches to Assessing and Valuing Riparian Resources in Arid Regions.” Poster. Rosalind
    Bark (Ph.D. student), Gabrielle Katz, Julie Stromberg, Daniel Osgood, and Bonnie Colby.
    3rd Annual SAHRA meetings. October 2003. Tucson Arizona.
    Graduate & Professional Student Council, Student Showcase, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
    Award: first prize, Business Administration, Law, Economics and Public policy graduate division.
    November 2003.
    Institute for the Study of Planet Earth (ISPE) Fest, Tucson, AZ. November 2003.
52. “Uncertain ET and the Tragedy of the Commons: Information-based management tools in irrigated
    agriculture.” Daniel Osgood. University of Arizona Department of Hydrology Seminar. September
    2003. Tucson Arizona.

53. “The Value of Remoteness: A Hedonic Estimation of Ranchette Prices.” Daniel Osgood. Invited to
    WCC55 Rangelands Symposium, October 2003. Reno, Nevada
54. “Land markets and the destruction of environmental amenities on the urban fringe.” Daniel Osgood.
    AERE session of the American Agricultural Economics Association Meetings, July 2003. Montreal,
    Canada

55. “Research Validation and Verification.” Panel member. Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments
    National Program Meeting, NOAA Office of Global Programs. March 2003. Carefree, Arizona
56. “Measuring the Preemption of Regulatory Takings in the U.S. Endangered Species Act: Evidence
    from a Natural Experiment.” Michael Margolis, Daniel Osgood, and John List. (Presented by
    Michael Margolis) National Bureau of Economic Research Environmental Working Group. March,
    2003. Boston, MA
57. “Potential for climate education and forecasts in extension programs,” Western Extension Meetings.
    Daniel Osgood. January 2003. Las Vegas, NV
58. “Trade-offs in agriculture and children’s health: A space, time, climate, occupational, and household
    based damage function for pesticide exposure.” Daniel Osgood, Daniel Bronson, and Mary Kay
    O’Rourke. Invited to AERE session of annual ASSA meetings, January 2003. Washington, D.C.
59. “The Valuation of Climate Information,” Daniel Osgood. Institute for the Study of Planet Earth,
    October 2002. Tucson, Arizona




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60. “Valuation of Ranchette Amenities: A Hedonic Price Approach” Sanchita Sengupta and Daniel
    Osgood, (Presented by Sanchita Sengupta). Western Agricultural Economics Association, July 2002.
    Long Beach, California
61. “Transition of Agricultural Land Ownership and Use,” Russell Tronstad, Daniel Osgood, and Robert
    E. Young (Presented by Russell Tronstad). Western Agricultural Economics Association, July 2002.
    Long Beach, California
62. “When to close the barn door: Construction and the timing of endangered species habitat
    development,” Daniel Osgood, John List, and Michael Margolis. Western Agricultural Economics
    Association, July 2002. Long Beach, California
63. “Calfweight and Sale Date Education through Geospatial Extension,” Western Extension Meetings.
    Daniel Osgood, Trent Teegerstrom, and Russell Tronstad. February 2002. Kona, Hawaii
64. “Modeling of Macroscale Agricultural Elements in Pesticide Exposure” Stephen Hern, Daniel
    Bronson, Daniel Osgood, Cecelia Rosales, and Mary Kay O’Rourke (Presented by Stephen Hern).
    Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, November 2001. Charleston, South
    Carolina
65. “Spurious Spatial Autocorrelation and Historical Land Allocation Patterns: A Preliminary
    Discussion,” Daniel Osgood and Rosina Moreno. Western Regional Science Association, January
    2001. Monterey, California
66. “Alone on the Range Together: Spatial Economic Analysis of Ranchette Formation, Clustering, and
    Resource Management,” Daniel Osgood and Sanchita Sengupta. Geography Department Seminar,
    September 2001. Tucson, Arizona
67. “Ambos Nogales: A Tale of Two Cities and Water Management on the U.S. - Mexico Border,” Daniel
    E. Osgood and George B. Frisvold. International Water and Resource Economics Consortium and
    Environmental and Resource Economics. June 2001. Girona, Spain
68. Discussant. Western Regional Science Association, February 2001
69. Session Chair. “Spatial Econometric Applications,” Western Regional Science Association, February
    2001. Palm Springs, California
70. “Pigovian Taxes Versus Government Weather Information: A GIS based Comparison of Policy
    Alternatives in Agricultural Drainage Management,” Daniel Osgood. Western Regional Science
    Association, February 2001. Palm Springs, California
71. “The Importance of Agriculture in Arizona,” Daniel Osgood. Institute for the Study of Planet Earth,
    January 2001. Tucson, Arizona
72. Selected Paper Reviewer. American Agricultural Economics Association, August 1999
73. Session Moderator. “Water Quality and Quantity Issues in the Use of Surface and Groundwater,”
    American Agricultural Economics Association, August 1999 Nashville, Tennessee
74. “Inter-District Water Trading in California’s Central Valley,” Daniel Osgood. Western Economics
    Association, June 1999. San Diego, California
75. “Waste, Precision, and Public Information: The Case of Agricultural Drainage Management,” Daniel
    Osgood. International Water and Resource Economics Consortium, June 1999. Kamuela, Hawaii
76. “Waste, Precision, and Public Information–Research Directions,” Daniel Osgood. University of
    California, October 1998. Santa Barbara, California
77. “The Use of Maximum Entropy to Value Weather Information,” Daniel Osgood. American
    Agricultural Economics Association, July 1996. San Antonio, Texas
78. “The Use of Maximum Entropy to Value Weather Information,” Daniel Osgood. Western Economics
    Association, June 1996. San Francisco, California

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Community Presentations and Products

Popular press (interviewed or articles about projects)
  1. Climate insurance: what kind of deal can be made in Copenhagen? Guardian (July 23, 2009)
     http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/jul/23/network-climate-change
  2. Farm aid from space. Christian Science Monitor (March 2, 2010)
     http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/2010/0302/Farm-aid-
     from-space&ct=ga&cd=WoKe7F8Umlk&usg=AFQjCNE9QinMxXDCsyPQruEtTAPpW9EeNw
  3. In Ethiopia, Food Stability Through Index Insurance (5 November, 2009)
     http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/Article.aspx?id=4563
  4. Africa Experiments With Climate Insurance – for $5 a Year (30 September, 2009)
     http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/30/30climatewire-africa-experiments-with-climate-
     insurance—98391.html

  5. Insuring against Climate (30 July, 2009)
     http://www.nature.com/news/2009/090722/full/460442a.html
  6. A new adaptation tool: climate insurance (26 July, 2009)
     http://blogs.nature.com/climatefeedback/2009/07/a new adaptation tool climate 1.html
  7. Une assurance pour aider les agriculteurs face aux changements climatiques (6 July, 2009)
     http://www.mediaterre.org/amerique-nord/actu,20090630145744.html
  8. Index insurance for development and disaster management (1 July, 2009)
     http://frontiersofriskmanagement.blogspot.com/2009/06/index-insurance-for-development-and.html
  9. Pioneering insurance policy greatly benefits poor farmers, finds UN-backed report (30 June, 2009)
     http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=31255&Cr=poor+farmer&Cr1=

 10. Farm insurance may help poor confront climate risk (24 June, 2009)
     http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLO342609
 11. Insurance Tool Helps Farmers, Nations Manage Climate Change Risk (18 June, 2009)
     http://www.america.gov/st/energy-english/2009/June/20090618155518lcnirellep0.2973291.html

 12. Insurance Firm Sows Seeds (16 June, 2009)
     http://www.addisfortune.com/Insurance%20Firm%20Sows%20Seeds.htm
 13. Index insurance has potential to help manage climate risks and reduce poverty, says upcoming
     publication (5 June, 2009) http://www.ifad.org/media/press/2009/29.htm


Presentations and products
  1. Invited to upcoming policy meeting on remote sensing and communications technologies in index
     insurance at the White House Office of Science and Technology in November, 2010.
  2. Invited to speak in London School of Economics lecture series.

  3. Ethiopia insurance Stakeholder meeting and implementer training session. Led training team.
     Mekele, Ethiopia, September, 2010.




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 4. Index insurance communications, education, and cooperative design with farmers and experts in
    Ethiopia (Addis Ababa Hadush Adi, Mekele, Adi Ha, and Geneti) , March 2010. Activities led to
    thousands of farmers purchasing index insurance (approximately 30% of targeted population). The
    highest scaling and take up rate for any African index insurance program with unsubsidized
    premiums.
 5. Index Insurance and Climate Risk Management Examples in Ethiopia. Presenter and Co-organizer.
    M.A. in Climate and Society program, the International Research Institute for Climate and Society
    and the New York Committee for Oxfam America. Columbia University Climate Week Event. New
    York, September 2009. Interviewed for New York Times.com article on index insurance in Ethiopia
    at event.
 6. Guest lecturer. Developed and applied WIIET based class lab exercise with Eric Holthaus, Michael
    Norton, and Mingfang Ting. ”Quantitative models of the climate sensitive human and natural
    systems” Climate and Society Master’s Level class. Mingfang Ting. Dec, 2009, Columbia University,
    New York
 7. Weather Index Insurance in practice: insurers’ experience from China, Ethiopia and India. Key
    Commentator and co-sponsoring institution lead representative. World Climate Conference 3, Geneva
    Switzerland. September 2009
 8. IRI Index insurance experiences. Presentation to the International Labor Organization September
    2009. Geneva Switzerland.
 9. Index insurance and remote sensing: IRI Perspectives. Presentation to SwissRe. September 2009,
    Zurich Switzerland

10. Index insurance and climate risk: Prospects for development and disaster management. Global
    Humanitarian Forum (chaired by Kofi Annan). CSP2 Launch Event. Co-organizer and presenter.
11. Strategies for Risk Management in Agricultural Production to improve water productivity. Water
    Security in India Conference. Columbia Water Center. New York. April 2009. Panelist.

12. Guest Lecturer. Law School, Derivatives and Changing Regulation. James Carlson. March 23, 09,
    New York University
13. “Index Insurance, food security, and poverty” Guest Lecturer, Climate and Society: Case Studies
    (EESC 1003), Columbia University. Oct 2009

14. “Frontiers in index insurance for poverty reduction and development”. Presentation to Allianz as
    part of scoping meeting with Earth Institute. Feb 2009, New York.
15. Interviewed for ”The language of change.” Nature Reports Jan 29, 2009 by Ken Kostel.
16. Ethiopia Insurance Project mentioned in Newsweek Blog by Raj Singh, Dec 30, 2008
    http://www.newsweek.com/id/177251

17. “Index insurance for poverty reduction and development.” MCII and IRI Side Event: Climate Risk
    Insurance. United Nations Climate Change Conference COP 14. Poznan, Poland. Dec 2008.
18. “Index insurance for poverty reduction” Dec, 2008. Guest E-Lecturer, Class professor Elliott
    Campbell. UC Merced. Merced, CA.

19. “Science tools and index insurance at scale.” Weather Index Insurance Seminar, Hosted by BASIX,
    WFP, and IFAD. Nov 2008, Hyderabad, India.
20. “Index Insurance, food security, and poverty” Guest Lecturer, Climate and Society: Case Studies
    (EESC 1003), Columbia University. Oct 2008




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21. “Managing Weather Risk for Agricultural Development - Ethiopia” THE INTERNATIONAL TASK
    FORCE ON COMMODITY RISK MANAGEMENT, Sponsored by the The World Bank, CTA,
    Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, And the EU All ACP
    Commodities Program. Oct 2008, European Commission, Brussels.
22. ”The IRI and it’s work: A brief, informal introduction for the 08-09 Climate and Society MA
    Students”, August 2008, IRI.

23. “Index Insurance, food security, and poverty” WFP Rome. June 2008
24. “High Level Roundtable on Index Insurance for Poverty Reduction and Climate Risk Management.”
    Co-organizer. Held in cooperation with the Global Humanitarian Forum, chaired by Kofi Annan, and
    the Roundtable outputs fed into GHF declaration and Outcomes. June, 2008. Geneva.

25. “Index insurance in Ethiopia.” Series of meetings with farmers, NGOs, Insurance Companies, and
    banks in Ethiopia for design of index in Adi Ha. May 2008. Ethiopia.
26. “Climate, Poverty Traps, and Index Insurance.” Center for Globalization and Sustainable
    Development green bag lunch series. April 2008, Columbia University.
27. “Microinsurance for climate change adaptation.” Oxfam Internal Meeting, Microinsurance at Oxfam:
    Past, Present and Future. Boston, MA. January 2008.
28. Earth Institute Postdoc orientation presentation. September 2007.
29. ”Index insurance design” SwissRe Zurich, Switzerland. October 2007

30. ”Index insurance: contract design” El Zamorano University, Honduras, June 2007.
31. ”Index insurance: structure, models, and data” El Zamorano University, Honduras, June 2007.
32. ”Intensive Index Insurance Design and Training” FIDES, Managua, Nicaragua, April 2007.
33. “Index Insurance, Farm Inputs and Climate Risk Management In Malawi: Theory and Practice
    (mostly practice)” Rockefeller Foundation. Invited Presentation. May 2007, New York.
34. Lamont Intern orientation presentation. May 2007, New York.
35. “Index Insurance for Smallholders in Malawi” Africa Speaker Series. April 2007.
36. Guest lecturer ”Earth and Environmental Sciences G4403, MANAGING and ADAPTING-CLIMATE
    II” Climate and Society Master’s Level class. Casey Brown. Feb, 2007, Columbia University, New
    York
37. Malawi Index Insurance. Cooperatively designed and implimented index insurance product for
    smallholder farmers in Malawi. Under contract with World Bank CRMG, More than 2000 Contracts
    transacted with farmers in 2006.

38. Tanzania Index Insurance. Cooperatively designed and implimented 2006 dry run of index insurance
    for smallholder farmers in Tanzania under contract with World Bank CRMG.
39. Kenya Index Insurance. Cooperatively designed prototype index insurance contracts for smallholder
    farmers in Kenya under contract with World Bank CRMG.

40. Index Insurance Design Software. Authored and updated R software for the design and evaluation of
    index insurance contracts. First used in 2006, undergoing revision and development.
41. Millenium Villages Project Index Insurance. Supported 2006 Index Insurance pilot development for
    project, intended implimentation 2007. Organized meeting of stakeholders, Oct, 2006.
42. Lamont Open House, Malawi Index insurance. October 2006, New York


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43. Lamont Intern orientation presentation. May 2006, New York.

44. Guest lecturer ”Earth and Environmental Sciences G4403, MANAGING and ADAPTING-CLIMATE
    I” Climate and Society Master’s Level class. Shiv Someshwar. Jan, 2006, Columbia University, New
    York
45. Guest lecturer ”Quantitative models of the climate sensitive human and natural systems” Climate
    and Society Master’s Level class. Mingfang Ting. Dec, 2005, Columbia University, New York

46. Lamont Open House, Risk, Information, and Negotiation Games October 2005, New York
47. IRI Intern presentation June, 2005, New York
48. Invited panelist, NCSE (Integrating Economic, Social, and Environmental Forecasting session). Feb
    2005. Washington, DC.

49. “Virus Tracking Project: Final Implementation Meeting” Daniel Osgood. Yuma County Extension
    Office. September 2003. Yuma, Arizona
50. “Setting Pinning Rules” Daniel Osgood. Yuma County Extension Office. September 2003. Yuma,
    Arizona

51. “Cooperation in AG Decisions.” Daniel Osgood. Arizona 4-H Teen Congress. July 2003, Tucson,
    Arizona
52. “The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and CLIMAS. Climate and Extension Meeting.”
    Planning Committee Member, Session Moderator. University of Arizona. May 2003, Tucson, Arizona

53. “Integrating Climate Education into the RightRisk Program.” Daniel Osgood. Western Livestock
    Research and Extension Coalition, May 2003, Denver Colorado
54. “Ranching with Drought: How to handle risk in the livestock industry.” Daniel Osgood.
    April 2003, Kingman Arizona
    April 2003, Supai (Havasupi Reservation) Arizona
    May 2003, Tuba City (Navajo/Hopi Reservation) Arizona
    May 2003, Fredonia Arizona
    Presented by Russell Tronstad and Trent Teegerstrom June 2003, Payson Arizona
    Presented by Russell Tronstad at the Southwest Indian Agricultural Association Conference, January
    2003, Laughlin, Nevada

55. “Climate and Ranching” Drought Recovery Workshop March, 2003, Camp Verde, Arizona
56. “Virus Tracking Project: Preliminary Orientation Meeting” Daniel Osgood. Yuma County Extension
    Office. March 2003. Yuma, Arizona
57. “New Pinmap Focus Group,” Daniel Osgood. Yuma County Extension Office. March 2003. Yuma,
    Arizona

58. “Space Cowboys and Internet Agriculture,” Daniel Osgood, Trent Teegerstrom, and Russell Tronstad.
    Poster Presentation, College of Life Science Faculty Conference. August 2002. Tucson, Arizona
59. “Yuma Internet Pinmap Activation,” Daniel Osgood. Yuma Extension Office, June 2002. Yuma,
    Arizona

60. “Yuma Internet Pinmap Training,” Daniel Osgood. At Western Arizona College in conjunction with
    the Yuma County Extension Office. June 2002. Yuma, Arizona
61. “Regional Self Management: Peer to Peer Map Websites,” Daniel Osgood. Yuma Vegetable Grower’s
    Conference, December 2001. Yuma, Arizona



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62. “Lumped Parameter Pesticide Exposure Model,” Daniel Osgood. United States Environmental
    Protection Agency. December 2001. Las Vegas, Nevada
63. “The Changing Rural Landscape: Ranches and Ranchettes,” Daniel Osgood and Sanchita Sengupta.
    County Extension Director’s Meeting, December 2001. Tucson, Arizona
64. “Peer to Peer Project Stakeholder Meeting Series,” Daniel Osgood. 2000-2002. Cochise, Maricopa,
    Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, and Yuma counties

65. “Regional Monitoring,” Daniel Osgood. 17th Annual Agribusiness Forum, November 2001. Phoenix,
    Arizona
66. “Factors Influencing Ranchette Sale,” Daniel Osgood. Extension Presentation, September, 2001.
    Nogales, Arizona

67. “Internet, GIS, and Ranch Management Extension,” Russell Tronstad, Trent Teegerstrom, and
    Daniel Osgood. V Bar V Ranch Explorer’s Field Day. Poster Presentation, August 2001. Mahan
    Park, Arizona
68. “Internet, GIS, and Ranch Management Extension,” Russell Tronstad, Trent Teegerstrom, and
    Daniel Osgood. Poster Presentation. Cattlegrower’s Conference, August 2001. Pinetop, Arizona

69. “New Issues in Water Economics and Lessons from California,” Daniel Osgood. Governor’s Water
    Management Commission, May 2001. Phoenix, Arizona
70. “Assessors Parcel Data Management Conference,” Co-Organizer with Trent Teegerstrom. April 2001.
    Tucson, Arizona

71. “Economic Incentives and Agricultural Water Conservation,” Daniel Osgood. Meeting series with the
    Arizona Department of Water Resources Spring 2001. Tucson and Casa Grande, Arizona
72. “Energy, Water, and Economics: Incentives verses Engineering for the Future of Africa,” Daniel
    Osgood. Department of Energy Institute, University of Arizona. October 2001. Tucson, Arizona

73. “Pesticide Drift and Child Health,” Daniel Osgood, Seumas Rogan and Mary Kay O’Rourke.
    Binational Health & Environment Council and Western Arizona Area Health Education Center, Inc.,
    January 2001. San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico
74. “A Discussion of Data and Methodological Issues In a GIS-Based Framework,” Daniel Osgood. Staff
    Training Session. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, June 2000. Rome, Italy

75. “Water Conservation, Competition, and Quality in Western Irrigated Agriculture,” Daniel Osgood.
    W-190, November 2000. Phoenix, Arizona
76. “Pigovian Taxes Verses Government Weather Information: A GIS-Based Comparison,” Daniel
    Osgood. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, February 2000. Rome, Italy

77. “Economic Valuation of Increased Water Supply Reliability and Trading Opportunities in Westside
    Agriculture,” David Sunding David Zilberman, Georgina Moreno, and Daniel Osgood. (presented by
    Daniel Osgood. CALFED Bay Delta Program. Fall 1999. Davis, California.
78. “The Economic Costs and Benefits Associated with the California Irrigation Management
    Information System” Doug Parker, David Zilberman, Daniel Cohen, and Daniel Osgood. Presented
    to the California Department of Water Resources. Spring 1996.




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Grants and Contracts
   Pending
   Index Insurance proposal under discussion with SwissRe.
   Columbia University (Earth Institute) and Bogor Agriculture University (CCROM) partnership
      Letter of Interest to USAID. Letter of interest for approximately $650,000 over three years
      submitted to USAID.
   Awarded
   IRI USAID index insurance collaboration. Insurance component, approximately $225,000. PI of
      Insurance component.
   Supplement to General IRI Planning and Technical Support for HARITA Pilot, Oxfam
      America, through May 31, 2010, PI, $62,200
   CRED DMUU center Renewal (NSF) 2010-2015, Osgood portion: approximately 3 months of
      salary per year and approximately $10,000 for in country expenses per year (approximately
      $150,000 over 5 years without fringe or overhead).
   Swiss Proposal for an Insurance Pillar under the UNFCCC, February 1 2010 to May 31 2010,
      $42,210
   General IRI Planning and Technical Support for HARITA Pilot, Oxfam America, March 1,
      2010 - October 31, 2010, PI, $170,000
   IRI MIEL Planning & Technical Support for HARITA Micro-Insurance Pilot USA 536 /09,
      October 30, 2009 - June 30, 2010, $63,330
   Note, Oxfam budget for HARITA is funded in part by the Rockefeller and SwissRe cash pledges
      totalling $800,000 to HARITA project for 2010 HARITA index insurance proposal at 2009
      Clinton Global Initiative (Oxfam lead, IRI partner).
   Index Insurance Contract Development for Adi Ha, Ethiopia. Oxfam America, October 1, 2008
      - September 30, 2009 $48,845
   Weather Insurance Contracts for Adi Ha, Ethiopia. Oxfam America, March-May 2008, $36,082
   Completion of index based weather insurance tool. Commodity Risk Management Group,
      ARD. Jan 1 - May 31 2009 (Ammendment to Porting of Index Insurance Design Software to
      a Web Interface below) $24,690 (total of the 3 additions and amendments of the web based
      insurance tool WB CRMG funds is $84,391)
   Porting of Index Insurance Design Software to a Web Interface: A prototype for an educational
      tool Commodity Risk Management Group, ARD, World Bank, August 2007-April 2008,
      $59,660 (10,000 of this was delivered as part of a separate initiation oriented TOR)
   Designing Index-Based Weather Insurance Contracts For Farmers in Central America,
      Commodity Risk Management Group, ARD, World Bank March 1, 2007-February 28, 2008,
      $69,572
   Designing Weather Insurance Contracts for Farmers in Malawi, Tanzania, and Kenya
      Commodity Risk Management Group, ARD, World Bank Extension upon previous item
      listed with additional until April 2007 $45,783
   Refining Weather Insurance Contracts for Farmers in Malawi Commodity Risk Management
      Group, ARD, World Bank July -November 2006, $55,055
   Scoping Mission to Malawi for Weather Insurance Scale-Up. World Bank CRMG, May 2006.
      $1,206.11 (administrated by World Bank)
   Web-Based Cross Commodity Insect Tracking Using Pinmap Model. Co-PI. October 2003 to
      September 2004. Amount: $5,000 (CALS)
   Applying Peer-to-peer Information Technology to Better Monitor and Manage Invasive Plant
      Viruses and Vectors (Arizona Department of Agriculture) Collaborator, 2003.
   Climate and Vegetation Change Think Tank Working Group (CALS) Amount: Approximately
      $1,000
   Risk Management Training for Western Livestock Producers – Year II (USDA Western Center
      for Risk Management Education) Co-PI/Collaborator, 2003. Amount: Approximately
      $50,000.
   Valuation of Natural Amenities through Remote Sensing with Ground Truthing, Economics
      Section (Sustainability of semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas/National Science


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       Foundation) Co-PI, January 2003 to May 2004. Amount: $31,915
   Program Enhancement Award. Risk Management Education (CALS) August 2002. Amount:
       $1,000
   Professional Development Support (CALS) August 2002. Amount: $500
   Climate Assessment for the Southwest (NOAA-OGP) Co-PI, 2002-2005. Amount: $3,354,465
   New Technologies in Outreach and Extension (Farm Foundation) 2002. Amount: $1,034.45
   Western Livestock Research and Extension Coalition (USDA) Amount: 42,000
   Cardon Endowment Funding for Peer to Peer Projects. November 2001. Amount: $779.47
   Hillman Foundation Travel Grant. June 2001. Amount: $1,955.63
   Funding for Assessors Parcel Data Meeting (CALS), Co-organizer. May 2001. Amount: $870
   New Technologies in Outreach and Extension (Farm Foundation), January 2001. Amount: $500
   GIS/Internet Extension Support (CALS/AREC), 2001. Amount: $12,116.08
   Center for Latin American Studies William V. Power Summer Field Research Grant, University
       of California, 1996. Amount: $775
   Giannini Foundation Research Grant, 1995. $14,000


Thesis Committees
   Haimanti Bhattacharya, MS 2003
   Sanchita Sengupta, MS 2002, Committee Chair
   Steve Wishart, MS 2002
   Patricia Orr, MS 2002
   Dan Xu, MS 2001


Mentorship and management
   Lead Scientist of Financial Instruments Sector Team
   Line manager of Eric Holthaus, Michael Norton 2010
   Co-Supervision of Jessica Sharoff 2010
   Mentorship of International Labor Organization Fellow Mangesh Patankar for index insurance
      project in Philippines
   Supervised summer projects of Tse-Ling Teh (Sustainable Development Ph.D. student),
      Ricardo Saavedra (MS), Sarah Stiffel (Undergraduate student)
   Co-Mentor for Climate and Society Masters students fieldwork in Indonesia: Jessica Rosen,
      Andrea Basche, and Dan Huber, summer 2010
   Nicholas Dahleim, Climate and Society Masters Internship 2009-2010
   Line manager of Eric Holthaus, Megan McLaurin, Michael Norton 2009
   Somayya A. Khan, Climate and Society Masters Internship 2009
   Search committee chair for Index Insurance Staff Associate (Dec 2008)
   Haimanti Bhattacharya, EI Postdoc (2007-2008)
   Marta Vicarelli, Ph.D and MS thesis mentoring (current, advisor Goeff Heal)
   Valerie Mueller, EI, CGSD Postdoc
   Miguel Carriquiry, IRI Postdoc mentoring (supervisor Walter Baethgen)
   Megan McLaurin, undergaduate thesis advisor with Neil Ward (2006)
   Xiaoyu Liu, MS internship supervision with Brad Lyon (2006)
   Lauren Faber and Jessica Bolson semester project in EESC W4401.001 MODELS-CLIM-SENS
      NAT/HUM SYST (2005)


Referee
   Agricultural Systems (Editorial Board)
   Annals of Association of American Geographers
   American Journal of Agricultural Economics


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Berkeley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy
Climactic Change
Climate Research
Ecological Economics
Environmental and Development Economics
Environmental Management
Environmental and Resource Economics
Handbook on Climate Change and Agriculture (Editor Ariel Dinar), Reviewer
International Journal of Climatology
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology of Iran
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Journal of Soil and Water Conservation
Journal of Regional Science
Participant in U.S. Government Review of the Working Group I contribution (”Climate Change
   2007: The Physical Science Basis”) to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
   Fourth Assessment Report
NOAA proposal reviewer
Sensors
Water Resources Research
Weather, Climate, and Society




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