Centre for Global Food and Resources
Faculty of the Professions
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Mike Young holds a Research Chair in Environmental and Water Policy at the University of Adelaide and is a Fellow of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University. He was the Founding Executive Director of the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute, is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. Mike holds an honorary Chair at the University College London.
As a result of an Australian Government endowment, each year Harvard University appoints one person to the Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard University. In recognition of his contribution to the development of water policy in Australia, Mike was appointed to this Chair at Harvard University for the 2013/14 academic year. While at Harvard, he taught a course on transformational environmental policy reform. An Earthscan book on this topic is nearing completion. In 2014, he was awarded a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship at its Bellagio Centre in Italy.
Mike is best known for his contribution to the development of robust natural resource and environmental policies. In recent times, his research has focused on the development of market-based approaches to the resolution of water scarcity and quality issues. He played a critical role in the consideration of water reform options for the Murray Darling Basin and, recently, developed blueprints for the transformation of water right and abstraction systems in the UK and the USA.
Frequently called upon to provide keynote addresses, internationally, Mike is known for his capacity to integrate biophysical and economic information to present the case for innovative policy reforms that catalyze change. A specialist in the development of paradigm shifts, he is regularly called upon to review reports proposing a shift in policy direction and/or investment strategy.
For three years, he worked on the integration of agricultural and environmental policies with the OECD. He also played a key role in establishing Australia’s National Land and Water Resources Audit. In the past, Mike has led teams that developed frameworks for the introduction of a greenhouse gas emission trading system in Australia; fishery management in NSW; biodiversity conservation on private land; and for rangeland management in NSW, SA and the NT.
Mike is a member of the Global Water Partnership’s Technical Committee and is leading their work on water pricing. In 2010/11, he led the water component of a UNEP study on opportunities to pursue green growth strategies throughout the world. Mike served on the University of Alberta’s Water Initiative External Advisory Board and prior to that on the Alberta Ingenuity Water Research Centre’s International Reference Panel. He has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Water Security.
In 2006, Mike was awarded Australia’s premier water research prize – the Land and Water Australia Eureka Award for Water Research. The award recognizes the significant contribution of his research with the late Jim McColl to the development of improved water entitlement, allocation and trading systems in Australia.
In 2013, he spent several months with the OECD’s Environment Directorate in Paris working on a check list for the improvement of water abstraction regimes and, in the Netherlands, on options for the management of water scarcity challenges.
The OECD has recommended that the Dutch Government adopt the framework he developed and is recommending that all governments make use of his checklist. It is anticipated that the UK government will soon release a white paper announcing that it will introduce legislation that will allow introduction of water shares in England and Wales. In the USA, irrigators in Nevada’s Diamond Valley are in the process of trialing the unbundling of prior appropriation water rights in a manner consistent with the blueprint he recommended for the improvement of water management arrangements in the western United States of America.
Professor Young is an Honorary Professor with the University College London and, in 2012 spent several months in the United Kingdom working on water policy options for the Department of Environment, Food and Regional Affairs. This included consideration of ways to significantly reform water abstraction licensing and pricing arrangements.
Prior to joining the University of Adelaide, Mike spent 30 years with CSIRO where he established their Policy and Economic Research Unit with offices in Adelaide, Canberra and Perth.
In 2003, Mike was awarded a Centenary Medal “for outstanding service through environmental economics”. In 2009, he was named South Australian of the Year in the Environment Category.
Examples of Australian policy proposals that have been adopted by government and resulting directly from research that he has led include
• The total reform of water pastoral land leasing arrangements in Australia’s Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales;
• The reform of kangaroo harvesting licensing arrangements in New South Wales;
• The conversion of fishery licenses into shares in New South Wales;
• The shift in the focus of biodiversity protection policies in Australia to ones that involve the provision of incentives for the conservation of biodiversity on private land;
• The unbundling of Australia’s water licences and the resultant development of an efficient trading system;
• The Australian Government decision to transfer responsibility for the administration of the Murray Darling Basin’s water resources to an independent expertise-based authority.
Mike Young’s curriculum vitae lists more than 250 publications. He has been Associate Editor of Ecological Economics and is a member of thirteen editorial boards. He holds degrees in economics and agricultural science. More information is available at www.myoung.net.au
Impact on Australian and International Community
• Developed Blueprint for unbundling of water rights in western USA
• Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in Australian Studies, Harvard University
• Member, Technical Committee, Global Water Partnership
• Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Water Security.
• Developed new abstraction right framework for England and Wales
• Member of PMSIEC Expert Working Group to report to the Prime Minister on Challenges at Energy-Water- Carbon intersections
• Led development of water chapter in UNEP report on greening the world economy
• Proposed the replacement of the Murray Darling Basin Commission with an independent expertise-based Murray Darling Basin Authority
• Developed the idea of differentiating between maintenance water and environmental water and moving to a regime where the environment’s interest is fully specified
• Developed the theory and rational for unbundling water licences that is now required by Australia’s National Water Initiative
• Developed the framework for managing the impact of plantation forestry on water supplies in the South East of South Australia
• Developed the conceptual framework for the specification of water entitlements as shares that is now in widespread use throughout Australia and required as part of Australia’s National Water Initiative
• Developed a proposal for a Fishery Share system now implemented across most NSW fisheries
• Developed proposal for Australia’s National Land and Water Resources Audit and methodology for much of the resource accounting work that underpinned it
• Pioneered research on the use of biodiversity incentives on privately managed land that provided framework for use of biodiversity incentives in the National Heritage Trust, wider use of conservation covenants, establishment of trusts in each state and amendment of Income Tax legislation to encourage philanthropic investment in biodiversity conservation
• Led the first social and economic assessment of the case for restoring environmental flows in the Southern Connected River Murray System
• Led first OECD research on the integration of agricultural and environmental policies and developed case for the decoupling of agricultural support payments from production
• Executive officer and author of reports for inquiries into pastoral land tenure and administration in NT, SA and NSW
Positions on Boards and Significant Committees
• Chair and Member, Socio-Economic Modelling Assessment and Advisory Committee, Royal Commission appointed to inquire into the Nuclear Cycle, South Australia (2015- )
• Member, Technical Committee, Global Water Partnership (2014- )
• External Advisory Board, Water Initiative, University of Alberta (2012-13)
• Member, World Economic Forum’s Water Security Global Agenda Council (2012-14 )
• Technical Advisory Panel, Water for Nature Program of Nature Foundation SA (2011-14)
• Patron, International Sustainable Water, Environment and Access Responsibility (2011-)
• Honorary Member, Leaders Institute of South Australia (2010- )
• Member, PMSIEC Expert Working Group on the Carbon/Energy/Water Intersection
• Member Board, Goyder Water Research Institute established by the South Australian Government (2010-2011)
• Member Board, Torrens Resilience Institute (2009-2011)
• Member Board, Environment Institute, The University of Adelaide (2008-2011)
• Member, PMSIEC Working Group on Energy, Water and Carbon (2010)
• Member, NSW Government Riverbank Sub-Committee of NSW Environment Trust, (2006-13)
• Member, Board, Healthy Rivers Australia (2010-2013)
• Member, Alberta Ingenuity Water Research Centre, International Reference Panel (2006-2011)
• Member, South Australian Government, State of Environment Steering Committee (2007-09)
• Member, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists (2003-2012)
• Member Sustainability Roundtable, SA Government (2003-2007 )
• Barton Group Leading Environment Industry Action Agenda (2003-2007)
• Member, Working Group on Market-based Instruments (2003-2006)
• MDBC Salinity Trading Project Steering Committee (2004-2006)
• Chair, Adelaide Hills Winery Development Water Quality Study Steering Committee (2003-2004)
• Member, Native Vegetation Reform Implementation Group chaired by Hon Ian Sinclair (2004)
• MDBC Living Murray Social and Economic Reference Panel (2003-2004)
• Environmental Management Systems Working Group (2001-2002)
• PMSIEC Working Group on Sustaining our Natural Systems and Biodiversity (2003)
• Integrated Water Strategy Steering Committee, SA Government (2003)
• Council for Sustainable Vegetation Management (NHT Peak Council) (1997-2003)
• Board Member, International Livestock Research Institute (1994-1997)
• Board Member, International Livestock Centre for Africa (1993-1994)
• Foundation President, Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics (1995-2000)
• Honorary Secretary/Treasurer, International Society for Ecological Economics (1992-1993)
• Environment Advisory Committee, ACT Government (1996-1998)
• Namoi Groundwater Expert Reference Panel (1998-1999)
• Member NSW Western Division Review chaired by Honorable John Kerin (1998-1999)
• Secretary/Treasurer, International Society for Ecological Economics (1995-98)
• Ecological Economics Reviews
• Ecological Economics
• International Journal of Agricultural Research
• Governance and Ecology
• International Journal of Environment and Pollution
• Australian Journal of Environmental Management
• Journal of Sustainable Agriculture
• Economic Analysis and Policy
• Solutions for a Sustainable and Desirable Future
• International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology
• Environmental Development
• Water Resources and Economics
• New Water Policy and Practice Journal
Date Position Institution name 2010 Distinguished Fellow Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society 2004 Fellow Australian Academy of Social Science
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2009 Recognition South Australian of the Year in the Environment Category — — — 2006 Research Award Australia's premier water research prize The Land and Water Australia Eureka Award for Water Research Australia — 2003 Award For outstanding service through environmental economics — Australia — 2003 Achievement Centenary Medal Commonwealth Government of Australia Australia —
Date Institution name Country Title 2005 University of Canberra Australia GAICD 1980 University of Adelaide Australia M.Ag.Sc 1980 University of Adelaide Australia B.Ec. 1974 University of Adelaide Australia B.Ag.Sc.
Year Citation 2020 Khong, T., Loch, A., & Young, M. (2020). Perceptions and responses to rising salinity intrusion in the Mekong River Delta: What drives a long-term community-based strategy?. Science of the Total Environment, 711, 134759.
2019 Khong, T. D., Loch, A., & Young, M. (2019). Inferred valuation versus conventional contingent valuation: A salinity intrusion case study. Journal of Environmental Management, 243, 95-104.
2018 Khong, T.D.., Young, M. D.., Loch, A., & Thennakoon, J.. (2018). Mekong River Delta farm-household willingness to pay for salinity intrusion risk reduction. Agricultural Water Management, 200, 80-89.
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2017 Wheeler, S., Loch, A., Crase, L., Young, M., & Grafton, R. (2017). Developing a water market readiness assessment framework. Journal of Hydrology, 552, 807-820.
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2016 Young, M. (2016). Policy Note: "Doubling the Value of Water in the American West". Water Economics and Policy, 01(04), 1-7. 2015 Young, M. (2015). Policy Note: "Doubling the Value of Water in the American West". Water Economics and Policy, 01(04), 1-7. 2015 Young, M. (2015). Policy Note: Doubling the Value of Water in the American West. Water Economics and Policy, 1(4), 1571003.
2015 Meyers, K., & Young, M. (2015). Illness attitudes associated with seasonal depressive symptoms: An examination using a newly developed implicit measure. Depression Research and Treatment, 2015, 1-6.
2015 Young, M., Hutman, P., Enggasser, J., & Meesters, Y. (2015). Assessing Usual Seasonal Depression Symptoms: The Seasonality Assessment Form. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 37(1), 112-121.
2014 Whitcomb-Smith, S., Sigmon, S., Martinson, A., Young, M., Craner, J., & Boulard, N. (2014). The temporal development of mood, cognitive, and vegetative symptoms in recurrent SAD episodes: A test of the dual vulnerability hypothesis. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 38(1), 43-54.
2014 Costanza, R., Chichakly, K., Dale, V., Farber, S., Finnigan, D., Grigg, K., . . . Richard Ziegler, C. (2014). Simulation games that integrate research, entertainment, and learning around ecosystem services. Ecosystem Services, 10, 195-201.
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2014 Young, M. (2014). Designing water abstraction regimes for an ever-changing and ever-varying future. Agricultural Water Management, 145, 32-38.
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2013 Bryan, B., Meyer, W., Campbell, C., Harris, G., Lefroy, T., Lyle, G., . . . Young, M. (2013). The second industrial transformation of Australian landscapes. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 5(3-4), 278-287.
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2012 Birnholz, J., & Young, M. (2012). Differential Item Functioning for Lesbians, Bisexual, and Heterosexual Women in the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale. Assessment, 19(4), 502-505.
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2012 Hanson, B., & Young, M. (2012). Why Depressive Symptoms Cause Distress: The Clients' Perspective. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68(7), 860-874.
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2012 Ben-Zeev, D., Young, M., & Depp, C. (2012). Real-time predictors of suicidal ideation: Mobile assessment of hospitalized depressed patients. Psychiatry Research, 197(1-2), 55-59.
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2012 Ben-Zeev, D., McHugo, G., Xie, H., Dobbins, K., & Young, M. (2012). Comparing retrospective reports to real-time/real-place mobile assessments in individuals with schizophrenia and a nonclinical comparison group. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38(3), 396-404.
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2010 Ben-Zeev, D., & Young, M. (2010). Accuracy of hospitalized depressed patients' and healthy controls' retrospective symptom reports: An experience sampling study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198(4), 280-285.
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2010 Ben-Zeev, D., Young, M., & Corrigan, P. (2010). DSM-V and the stigma of mental illness. Journal of Mental Health, 19(4), 318-327.
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2010 McColl, J. C., & Young, M. D. (2010). Briefing: drought and structural adjustment in Australia. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 163(4), 191-195.
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2010 Young, M. (2010). Let market disciplines rule. Water, 37(5), 5-6. 2009 Young, M. (2009). Water Policy in Australia: The Impact of Change and Uncertainty. AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS, 53(4), 625-626.
2009 Bryan, B., Hajkowicz, S., Marvanek, S., & Young, M. (2009). Mapping Economic Returns to Agriculture for Informing Environmental Policy in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. Environmental Modeling & Assessment, 14(3), 375-390.
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2009 Young, M., & McColl, J. (2009). Double trouble: the importance of accounting for and defining water entitlements consistent with hydrological realities. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 53(1), 19-35.
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2009 Ayalon, L., & Young, M. (2009). Using the SCL-90-R to assess distress in African Americans and Caucasian Americans. Journal of Black Studies, 39(3), 420-433.
2009 Ben-Zeev, D., Young, M., & Madsen, J. (2009). Retrospective recall of affect in clinically depressed individuals and controls. Cognition and Emotion, 23(5), 1021-1040.
2008 Young, M., Reardon, A., & Azam, O. (2008). Rumination and vegetative symptoms: A test of the dual vulnerability model of seasonal depression. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 32(4), 567-576.
2008 Young, M., McColl, J., & McKenzie, F. (2008). Cullenisms: Thinking about water. Unknown Journal, 11, 1-2. 2008 Young, M., & McColl, J. (2008). A sustainable cap: What might it look like?. Unknown Journal, 12, 1-2. 2008 Young, M., & McColl, J. (2008). Yucky business: Paying for what we put down the drain. Unknown Journal, 14, 1-2. 2008 Young, M., & McColl, J. (2008). Grounding connectivity: do rivers have aquifer rights?. Unknown Journal, 13, 1-2. 2008 Young, M. (2008). Water Resource Economics: The Analysis of Scarcity Policies and Projects. Economic Record, 84(267), 527-528.
2007 Young, M. (2007). Letting the market become the solution. Water, 34(4), 6. 2007 Young, M. (2007). Australia's Water Resources: From Use to Management. AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS, 51(3), 355-357. 2007 Gross, D., Fogg, L., Young, M., Ridge, A., Cowell, J., Sivan, A., & Richardson, R. (2007). Reliability and validity of the Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory with African-American and Latino Parents of Young Children. Research in Nursing and Health, 30(2), 213-223.
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2007 Rao, D., Young, M., & Raguram, R. (2007). Culture, somatization, and psychological distress: Symptom presentation in South Indian patients from a public psychiatric hospital. Psychopathology, 40(5), 349-355.
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2007 Enggasser, J., & Young, M. (2007). Cognitive vulnerability to depression in seasonal affective disorder: Predicting mood and cognitive symptoms in individuals with seasonal vegetative changes. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 31(1), 3-21.
2007 Epstein, A., Sher, T., Young, M., & King, A. (2007). Tobacco chippers show robust increases in smoking urge after alcohol consumption. Psychopharmacology, 190(3), 321-329.
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2006 Gross, D., Fogg, L., Young, M., Ridge, A., Cowell, J., Richardson, R., & Sivan, A. (2006). The equivalence of the Child Behavior Checklist/11/2-5 across parent race/ethnicity, income level, and language. Psychological Assessment, 18(3), 313-323.
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2006 McColl, J., & Young, M. (2006). Drought and structural adjustment. Farm Policy Journal, 3(2), 13-21. 2006 Townsend, R., McColl, J., & Young, M. (2006). Design principles for individual transferable quotas. Marine Policy, 30(2), 131-141.
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2005 Young, M., & McColl, J. (2005). Defining tradable water entitlements and allocations: a Robust System. Canadian Water Resources Journal, 30(1), 65-72.
2005 Hajkowicz, S., & Young, M. (2005). Costing yield loss from acidity sodicity and dryland salinity to Australian agriculture. Land Degradation & Development, 16(5), 417-433.
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2005 Townsend, R., & Young, M. (2005). Evergreen leasing of aquaculture sites. Marine Resource Economics, 20(2), 203-210.
2005 MacDonald, D., Barnes, M., Bennett, J., Morrison, M., & Young, M. (2005). Using a choice modelling approach for customer service standards in urban water. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 41(3), 719-728.
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2005 Ayalon, L., & Young, M. (2005). Racial group differences in help-seeking behaviors. Journal of Social Psychology, 145(4), 391-404.
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2004 Burgess, H., Fogg, L., Young, M., & Eastman, C. (2004). Bright light therapy for winter depression - Is phase advancing beneficial?. Chronobiology International, 21(4-5), 759-775.
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2004 Young, M., & McColl, J. (2004). Parting the waters: Frontiers in water management. Dialogue, 23(3), 4-18. 2003 Young, M., & McColl, J. (2003). Robust separation: a search for a generic framework to simplify registration and trading of interests in natural resources. Agricultural Science, 16(1), 17-22. 2003 Young, M., & McColl, J. (2003). Robust reform: The case for a new water entitlement system for Australia. The Australian Economic Review, 36(2), 225-234.
2003 Young, M., & MacDonald, D. (2003). An opportunity to improve water trading in the South East Catchment of South Australia. Water Policy, 5(2), 127-146.
2003 Young, M., & Azam, O. (2003). Ruminative response style and the severity of seasonal affective disorder. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 27(2), 223-232.
2003 Young, M., Blodgett, C., & Reardon, A. (2003). Measuring seasonality: Psychometric properties of the Seasonal Pattern Assessment Questionnaire and the Inventory for Seasonal Variation. Psychiatry Research, 117(1), 75-83.
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2003 Ayalon, L., & Young, M. (2003). A comparison of depressive symptoms in African Americans and Caucasian Americans. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 34(1), 111-124.
2002 Gorski, J., & Young, M. (2002). Sociotropy/autonomy, self-construal, response style, and gender in adolescents. Personality and Individual Differences, 32(3), 463-478.
2002 Hajkowicz, S., & Young, M. (2002). An economic analysis of revegetation for dryland salinity control on the Lower Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. Land Degradation & Development, 13(5), 417-428.
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2002 Lu, B., Kwan, T., Kurimoto, Y., Shatos, M., Lund, R., & Young, M. (2002). Transplantation of EGF-responsive neurospheres from GFP transgenic mice into the eyes of rd mice. Brain Research, 943(2), 292-300.
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2000 Greiner, R., Young, M., McDonald, A., & Brooks, M. (2000). Incentive instruments for the sustainable use of marine resources. Ocean and Coastal Management, 43(1), 29-50.
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1999 Costanza, R., Andrade, F., Antunes, P., Van Den Belt, M., Boesch, D., Boersma, D., . . . Young, M. (1999). Ecological economics and sustainable governance of the oceans. Ecological Economics, 31(2), 171-187.
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1999 Young, M. (1999). The design of fishing-right systems - The NSW experience. Ecological Economics, 31(2), 305-316.
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1998 Smyth, R., & Young, M. (1998). Costing soil erosion: A state-wide approach. Land Degradation and Development, 9(6), 513-527.
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1998 Costanza, R., Andrade, F., Antunes, P., Van Den Belt, M., Boersma, D., Boesch, D., . . . Young, M. (1998). Principles for sustainable governance of the oceans. Science, 281(5374), 198-199.
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1998 Cartwright, R., Young, M., Mercer, P., & Bears, M. (1998). Role of REM sleep and dream variables in the prediction of remission from depression. Psychiatry Research, 80(3), 249-255.
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1998 Cartwright, R., Luten, A., Young, M., Mercer, P., & Bears, M. (1998). Role of REM sleep and dream affect in overnight mood regulation: A study of normal volunteers. Psychiatry Research, 81(1), 1-8.
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1998 Eastman, C., Young, M., Fogg, L., Liu, L., & Meaden, P. (1998). Bright light treatment of winter depression: A placebo-controlled trial. Archives of General Psychiatry, 55(10), 883-889.
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1997 Young, M., Meaden, P., Fogg, L., Cherin, E., & Eastman, C. (1997). Which environmental variables are related to the onset of seasonal affective disorder?. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 106(4), 554-562.
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1997 Common, M., & Young, M. (1997). Ecological economics in Australia and New Zealand papers from an inaugural regional conference - Introduction. ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS, 23(2), 79-80.
1997 Walker, P., & Young, M. (1997). Using integrated economic and ecological information to improve government policy. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 11(7), 619-632.
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1996 Mallawaarachchi, T., Walker, P., Young, M., Smyth, R., Lynch, H., & Dudgeon, G. (1996). GIS-based integrated modelling systems for natural resource management. Agricultural Systems, 50(2), 169-189.
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1996 Young, M., & Howard, B. (1996). Can Australia afford a representative reserve network by 2000?. Search, 27(1), 22-26.
1996 Young, M., Fogg, L., Scheftner, W., Fawcett, J., Akiskal, H., & Maser, J. (1996). Stable trait components of hopelessness: Baseline and sensitivity to depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 105(2), 155-165.
1995 Young, M. (1995). Inter-generational equity, the precautionary principle and ecologically sustainable development. Nature and resources, 31(1), 16-27.
1995 Young, M. (1995). The design of fishing-right systems-the new South Wales experience. Ocean and Coastal Management, 28(1-3), 45-61.
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1994 Young, M. (1994). Ecologically-accelerated trade liberalisation: a set of disciplines for environment and trade agreements. Ecological Economics, 9(1), 43-51.
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1994 Young, M., Fogg, L., Scheftner, W., & Fawcett, J. (1994). Interactions of risk factors in predicting suicide. American Journal of Psychiatry, 151(3), 434-435.
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1992 Young, M., Halper, I., Clark, D., Scheftner, W., & Fawcett, J. (1992). An item-response theory evaluation of the Beck Hopelessness Scale. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 16(5), 579-587.
1992 Eastman, C., Lahmeyer, H., Watell, L., Good, G., & Young, M. (1992). A placebo-controlled trial of light treatment for winter depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 26(4), 211-221.
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1992 Young, M., Watel, L., Lahmeyer, H., & Eastman, C. (1992). Erratum: The temporal onset of individual symptoms in winter depression: Differentiating underlying mechanisms (J. Affect. Dis. 22, 191-197, 1991). Journal of Affective Disorders, 24(3), 207.
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1992 Otto, O., & Young, M. (1992). Towards a sustainable and equitable future for savannas. Environment, 34(3), 6-35.
1992 Young, M. (1992). Sustainable investment. The economic challenge. Impact of Science on Society, 166(2), 111-119.
1991 Young, M., Watel, L., Lahmeyer, H., & Eastman, C. (1991). The temporal onset of individual symptoms in winter depression: differentiating underlying mechanisms. Journal of Affective Disorders, 22(4), 191-197.
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1991 Rifkin, A., Block, B., Behfar, M., Fawcett, J., Scheftner, W., Fogg, L., . . . Gibbons, R. (1991). Prediction of suicide . American Journal of Psychiatry, 148(8), 1092-1093.
1990 Fawcett, J., Scheftner, W., Fogg, L., Clark, D., Young, M., Hedeker, D., & Gibbons, R. (1990). Time-related predictors of suicide in major affective disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 147(9), 1189-1194.
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1990 Young, M., Scheftner, W., Fawcett, J., & Klerman, G. (1990). Gender differences in the clinical features of unipolar major depressive disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 178(3), 200-203.
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1990 Young, M., Fogg, L., Scheftner, W., & Fawcett, J. (1990). Concordance of symptoms in recurrent depressive episodes. Journal of Affective Disorders, 20(2), 79-85.
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1990 Young, M., & Fogg, L. (1990). Predicting response to treatment: Differentiating active‐factor and non‐specific effects. Statistics in Medicine, 9(3), 253-261.
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1990 Young, M., Fogg, L., Scheftner, W., Keller, M., & Fawcett, J. (1990). Sex differences in the lifetime prevalence of depression: does varying the diagnostic criteria reduce the female/male ratio?. Journal of Affective Disorders, 18(3), 187-192.
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1988 Scheftner, W., Young, M., Endicott, J., Coryell, W., Fogg, L., Clark, D., & Fawcett, J. (1988). Family history and five-year suicide risk. British Journal of Psychiatry, 153(DEC.), 805-809.
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1987 Clark, D., Young, M., Scheftner, W., Fawcett, J., & Fogg, L. (1987). A field test of Motto's Risk Estimator for Suicide. American Journal of Psychiatry, 144(7), 923-926.
1987 Young, M., Keller, M., Lavori, P., Scheftner, W., Fawcett, J., Endicott, J., & Hirschfeld, R. (1987). Lack of stability of the RDC endogenous subtype in consecutive episodes of major depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 12(2), 139-143.
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1986 Young, M., Scheftner, W., Klerman, G., Andreasen, N., & Hirschfeld, R. (1986). The endogenous sub-type of depression: A study of its internal construct validity. British Journal of Psychiatry, 148(MAR.), 257-267.
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1985 Tanner, M., & Young, M. (1985). Modeling Ordinal Scale Disagreement. Psychological Bulletin, 98(2), 408-415.
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1985 Escobar, J., Halaris, A., Baxter, L., Schwarcz, G., Thompson, M., Hurwicz, M., . . . Clemens, A. (1985). The dexamethasone suppression and TRH stimulation tests in the initial phase of depression treatment. Psychopharmacology Bulletin, 21(1), 77-80.
1985 Young, M., & Grabler, P. (1985). Rapidity of symptom onset in depression. Psychiatry Research, 16(4), 309-315.
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1985 Tanner, M., & Young, M. (1985). Modeling agreement among raters. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 80(389), 175-180.
1984 Schwarcz, G., Halaris, A., Baxter, L., Escobar, J., Thompson, M., & Young, M. (1984). Normal thyroid function in desipramine nonresponders converted to responders by the addition of L-triiodothyronine. American Journal of Psychiatry, 141(12), 1614-1616.
1983 Young, M., Abrams, R., Taylor, M., & Meltzer, H. (1983). Establishing diagnostic criteria for mania. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 171(11), 676-682.
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1982 Young, M. (1982). Evaluating diagnostic criteria: A latent class paradigm. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 17(3), 285-296.
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1982 Young, M., Tanner, M., & Meltzer, H. (1982). Operational definitions of schizophrenia what do they identify?. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 170(8), 443-447.
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1980 Young, M., & Meltzer, H. (1980). RMI-81,582, a novel antipsychotic drug. Psychopharmacology, 67(1), 101-106.
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1980 Meltzer, H., Fang, V., & Young, M. (1980). Clozapine-like drugs.. Psychopharmacology Bulletin, 16(3), 32-35.
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1980 Young, M., & Meltzer, H. (1980). The relationship of demographic, clinical, and outcome variables to neuroleptic treatment requirements. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 6(1), 88-101.
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1979 Meltzer, H., Goode, D., Schyve, P., Young, M., & Fang, V. (1979). Effect of clozapine on human serum prolactin levels. American Journal of Psychiatry, 136(12), 1550-1555.
1979 Meltzer, H., Young, M., Metz, J., Fang, V., Schyve, P., & Arora, R. (1979). Extrapyramidal side effects and increased serum prolactin following fluoxetine, a new antidepressant. Journal of Neural Transmission, 45(2), 165-175.
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1978 Simpson, G., Cooper, T., Lee, J., & Young, M. (1978). Clinical and plasma level characteristics of intramuscular and oral loxapine. Psychopharmacology, 56(2), 225-232.
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1978 Meltzer, H., Simonovic, M., Fang, V., Piyakalamala, S., & Young, M. (1978). A comparison of the effects of anti-psychotic drugs on pituitary, striatal and limbic system post-synaptic dopamine receptors. Life Sciences, 23(6), 605-609.
1977 Simpson, G., Voitashevsky, A., Young, M., & Lee, J. (1977). Deanol in the treatment of tardive dyskinesia. Psychopharmacology, 52(3), 257-261.
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1976 Meltzer, H., Goode, D., Fang, V., Schyve, P., & Young, M. (1976). DOPAMINE AND SCHIZOPHRENIA. The Lancet, 308(7995), 1142.
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Year Citation 2016 Young, M., & Esau, C. (Eds.) (2016). Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management Guidelines for policy excellence. Routledge. 2013 Young, M., & Esau, C. (Eds.) (2013). Investing in water for a green economy: Services, infrastructure, policies and management. Routledge.
2013 Young, M., & Esau, C. (Eds.) (2013). Investing in water for a green economy: Services, infrastructure, policies and management. Routledge.
2003 Dovers, S., Stern, D., & Young, M. (Eds.) (2003). New Dimensions in Ecological Economics: Integrated Approaches to People and Nature. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.
2003 Dovers, S., Stern, D., & Young, M. (Eds.) (2003). New Dimensions in Ecological Economics: Integrated Approaches to People and Nature. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.
1993 Solbrig, O., & Young, M. (1993). The World's Savannas Economic Driving Forces, Ecological Constraints and Policy Options for Sustainable Land Use. Taylor & Francis. 1992 Young, M. D. (1992). Sustainable investment and resource use equity, environmental integrity, and economic efficiency. Parthenon Pub Group. 1991 Young, M. M. D. (1991). Towards Sustainable Agricultural Development. Belhaven Press.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 Principal Supervisor Wheat, Weapons and Worship: Improving the Delivery of Agricultural Development in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Angus Alexander Davidson 2016 Principal Supervisor Livelihood Adaptation and Food Security Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Sitti Rahma Ma'Mun
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2014 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Economic Analysis of Farm Household Perceptions and Preferences for Salinity Intrusion Risk Reduction in the Mekong River Delta Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Tien Dung Khong
Date Role Board name Institution name Country 2012 - 2014 Council Water Security Global Agenda Council World Economic Forum — 2012 - 2013 Advisory Board Member Water Initiative University of Alberta Canada 2011 - ongoing Advisory Board Member Water for Nature Program Advisory Panel — Australia 2010 - 2013 Board Member Healthy Rivers Australia — Australia 2010 - 2011 Member Member Board Goyder Water Research Institute Australia 2010 - 2011 Director Goyder Institute Government of South Australia Australia 2009 - 2011 Director Torrens Resilience Institute Cranfield University, Flinders University, Adelaide University and University of South Australia. Australia 2008 - 2011 Representative Environment Institute THe University of Adelaide —
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2015 - 2016 Chair Socio-Economic Modeling Assessment and Advisory Committee Royal Commission into the Nuclear Cycle Australia 2014 - ongoing Member Technical Committee Global Water Partnership — 2006 - 2013 Advisory Board Member Riverbank Sub-Committee of NSW Environment Trust Government of NSW — 2003 - 2012 Member Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists — Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2010 - ongoing Member Leaders Institute of South Australia Australia
Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country 2009 - 2010 PMSIEC Expert Working Group on the Carbon/Energy/Water Intersection Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Advocacy Australia
Date Office Name Institution Country 2011 - 2016 Patron International Sustainable Water Environment and Access Reponsibility Australia
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