Awards2021 Full Member, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society
2021 Career Impact Award Nomination, Colorado State University
2020-21 Global Fellow, Smart Prosperity Institute, Ottawa, Canada.
2019 University Distinguised Professor, Colorado State University.
11 April 2018 Colorado State University's Scholarship Impact Award.
2017 STEPI Fellowship, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
2017 EAERE Award for Outstanding Publication in the journal Environmental and Resource Economics. Barbier, E.B., R.E. Lopez and J.P. Hochard. 2016. "Debt, Poverty and Resource Management in a Rural Smallholder Economy." Environmental and Resource Economics 63:411-427.
2016 Commendation for Outstanding Publication in the journal Environmental and Resource Economics (Kennedy, C.J. and E.B. Barbier. 2015. "Renewable resource harvesting under correlated biological and economic uncertainties: implications for optimal and second-best management." Environmental and Resource Economics 60:371-393, Awarded June 25, 2016).
2015 Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) Fellow (Awarded June 11, 2016)
2015 13th Annual Patrick Lecture Series Award, Graduate School and Coastal Studies Institute, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2015 STEPI Fellowship, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
2013-14 Outstanding Senior Research Award, College of Business, University of Wyoming.
2013 Three peer-reviewed journal articles with Professor Barbier as the lead author were selected in an international survey of marine scientists as the top five most influential articles of all time on marine ecosystem services. The articles were first, fourth and fifth respectively on the list. The survey was conducted by the Marine Ecosystem Services Partnership of Duke University, USA. See http://openchannels.org/literature-library/top-mes.
2013 Faculty Senate Speaker Award Recipient, University of Wyoming (Fall 2013).
2012-2013 College of Business Advisory Board (COBAB) Faculty Award, University of Wyoming.
2010-11 Outstanding Senior Research Award, College of Business, University of Wyoming,.
2010 STEPI Fellowship, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Blueprint for a Green Economy listed as No. 14 in Wayne Visser. 2009. The Top 50 Sustainability Books. Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield, UK, a publication of University of Cambridge's Programme for Sustainability Leadership.
2008-9 As part of the 800th anniversary celebrations of the University of Cambridge and the 20th anniversary of the Cambridge Programme for Industry (CPI), selected as one of the top 50 most influential thinkers on sustainability in the world, with particular reference to Blueprint for a Green Economy.
2008 Presidential Award, University of Wyoming.
2007-8 Outstanding Senior Research Award, College of Business, University of Wyoming,.
2006-7 Flittie Sabbatical Augmentation Award, University of Wyoming.
2006-7 American Heritage Center Research Fellowship, University of Wyoming.
2005 Aldo Leopold Leadership Program Fellow.
2003-4 Outstanding Senior Research, College of Business, University of Wyoming.
Listed in Marc Blaug and Howard R. Vane, eds. Who's Who in Economics 4th ed., Edward Elgar, London, 2003, pp. 50-1.
2003 Benjamin H. Hibbard Memorial Lecture, Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, April 4, 2003.
2002 Joseph Fisher Lecture in Economics, Adelaide University, Australia, September 30, 2002.
1998 Annual Lecture on Natural Resource Conservation and Management in Africa, United Nations University and the Institute for Natural Resources in Africa, Accra, Ghana, November 1998.
1991 Gambrinus Giuseppe Mazzotti Literary Prize, Special Jury's Prize, for Blueprint for a Green Economy.
1991-1994. Honorary Research Fellow, Economics Department, University College London.