Hilary Sigman is a Professor of Economics at Rutgers University and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). She conducts research on the empirical effects of environmental policy. Her current research focuses on the law and economics of brownfields, international water resources, and the environmental implications of decentralization of public policies. It has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency. She has served on the Environmental Economics Advisory Committee of the U.S. EPA’s Science Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. She holds a B.A. from Yale, an M.Phil. from Cambridge University (U.K.), and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.