Mr. Horsch provides consulting expertise in applied natural resource and environmental economics. He specializes in environmental valuation, recreational use visitation, and natural resource damage assessment. Mr. Horsch has years of experience assessing economic damages arising from adverse changes in the environment and estimating costs and benefits for regulatory analysis. He has participated in mediated settlement negotiations, presented in professional settings, published in peer-reviewed journals, and written best practice documents on topics mostly related to natural resource damage assessment. He has applied a variety of revealed and stated preference nonmarket valuation methods and is experienced in several survey methods to support his work.
Mr. Horsch holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in Economics from Kalamazoo College, where he was inducted into the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa. He earned an M.S. in Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.