Xiaoli

Xiaoli Fan

Assistant Professor

Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences

Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology

About Me

Xiaoli Fan received her PhD degree in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University. She joined the department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology in 2017.


Research

Research Interests:

  • Food and Agribusiness Management
  • Consumer Demand
  • Bioeconomic Models of Invasive Pests and Diseases
  • Mathematical Programming
Work in Progress:
  1. Xiaoli Fan, Miguel I. Gómez, Thomas Björkman, and Phillip Coles. “Willingness to Pay, Quality Perception, and Local Foods: The Case of Broccoli”.
  2. Modelling Post-Harvest Facility Location Problem Using Remote Sensing Data.
  3. Effect of Information on Consumer Acceptance of Genetically Modified Potatoes in Canada.
  4. Yeon A. Hong, R. Karina Gallardo, Xiaoli Fan, Miguel I. Gómez, Shadi S. Atallah. “Modeling the Economic Impact of the Trade Regulation of Invasive Species: A Study of Apple Production under the Apple Maggot Quarantine Program in the State of Washington”.
  5. Controlling the Mountain Pine Beetle’s Breach of the Canadian Rocky Mountains: An Age-Structured, Spatial, Dynamic, Bioeconomic Model (with Shadi A. Atallah).
  6. A Farm-level Bioeconomic Model for Invasive Insect: The Case of Spotted Wing Drosophila in Maine (with Adeline D. Yeh, Miguel I. Gómez, and Francis A. Drummond).
  7. A Spatial Bioeconomic Model of Invasive Insect Diffusion and Control.
Grants:
  1. University of Alberta Killam Research Fund Cornerstones Grant Program ($37,600). Xiaoli Fan (PI). 2018-2019. “A Bioeconomic Model of Mountain Pine Beetle Control”. 
  2. Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) ($24,955). Xiaoli Fan (PI). 2018-2019. “Effect of Information on Consumer Acceptance of Genetically Modified Potatoes in Canada”.