Bruno Nkuiya Mbakop


Dr. Nkuiya joined the Rensselaer faculty as an Assistant Professor of Economics in Fall 2023. He obtained his PhD in Economics  from the University of Montreal and worked for several academic institutions including Ulaval, University of California Santa Barbara, and University of Alberta. His research specializes in understanding how natural resource users respond to changes in environmental and political conditions and mechanisms to promote conservation and recovery. To address these issues, he utilizes several tools of analysis including spatial models, econometrics, bioeconomic models, dynamic games, and Bayesian learning. 


Primary Research Focus
Environmental and Resource Economics


Selected Publications

  • Nkuiya, Bruno, and Florian Diekert. "Stochastic growth and regime shift risk in renewable resource management." Ecological Economics 208 (2023): 107793.
  • Bediako, Kwabena, and Bruno Nkuiya. "Stability of international fisheries agreements under stock growth uncertainty." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 113 (2022): 102664.
  • Nkuiya, Bruno. "Stability of international environmental agreements under isoelastic utility." Resource and Energy Economics 59 (2020): 101128.
  • Costello, Christopher, Bruno Nkuiya, and Nicolas Quérou. "Spatial renewable resource extraction under possible regime shift." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 101, no. 2 (2019): 507-527. 
  • Atewamba, Calvin, and Bruno Nkuiya. "Testing the assumptions and predictions of the Hotelling model." Environmental and Resource Economics 66, no. 1 (2017): 169-203.
  • Miller, Steve, and Bruno Nkuiya. "Coalition formation in fisheries with potential regime shift." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 79 (2016): 189-207.
  • Nkuiya, Bruno. "Transboundary pollution game with potential shift in damages." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 72 (2015): 1-14.

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