Agricultural and Resource Economics

Our research activities sit at the nexus of applied economics, business and policy analysis for the agriculture, food and resource sectors. Recent and ongoing research encompasses areas such as innovation (biotechnology, plant breeders’ rights, bioproducts), rural communities, resources & the environment (climate change, water resources, forestry), agri-food marketing and supply chains, food safety, international trade, entrepreneurship, and much more.

Areas of Expertise

  • Agricultural policy
  • Food and resource economics
  • Farm and agribusiness management
  • International trade policy
  • Transportation economics
  • Economics of agricultural support programs
  • Economics of food safety and quality; food labelling regulatory environment