Boehlert, Brent

Brent Boehlert
Research Collaborator, CGCS and Joint Program
Principal, Industrial Economics, Inc.


Dr. Boehlert specializes in applied economics and policy analysis, with a focus on water resources and climate change. He has extensive experience analyzing the effects of changes in water availability and allocation, climate change impacts and adaptation responses, the economic impacts of environmental regulations, and the costs of damages to natural resources. He is collaborating on the Joint Program's analysis of water and energy resources with a focus on development in Africa.

Recent Publications

Strzepek, K., Brent Boehlert, et al. (main contributors) (2023). World Bank,
Conference Proceedings Paper
Odunola, T., . . ., B. Boehlert, K. Strzepek, et al.  (2022). American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, H42K-1417
Journal Article
Fant, C., B. Boehlert, K. Strzepek, P. Larsen, A. White, S. Gulati, Y. Li and J. Martinich (2020). Energy, 195, 116899 (doi: 10.1016/
Journal Article
Fant, C., R. Srinivasan, B. Boehlert, L. Rennels, S.C. Chapra, K.M. Strzepek, J. Corona, A. Allen and J. Martinich (2017). Water, 9(2): 118 (doi:10.3390/w9020118)
Boehlert, B., K. Strzepek and S. Robinson (2017). The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin: Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation, Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 138–157

News + Media

In The News
New York Times | 
Apr 29, 2023
News Release
Joint Program News | 
Dec 21, 2017