Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology

Research

Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology's areas of research strength and focus are: 


Environmental and Resource Economics
Environmental valuation; market based instruments and institutional arrangements for environmental protection; laboratory and field experiments; economic impacts and responses to environmental change in Indigenous communities and developed/developing countries

Faculty who specialize in this area: Vic Adamowicz, Peter Boxall, Maik Kecinski, Marty Luckert, Brent Swallow, Bruno Wichmann


Economics of Agriculture, Food & Agribusiness
Economics of food and nutrition; consumer behavior; demand analysis, regulatory issues; international trade; agribusiness implications; agricultural finance, production and marketing; policy analysis; bio-technology.

Faculty who specialize in this area: Henry An, Sven Anders, Xiaoli Fan, Ellen Goddard, Scott Jeffrey, Philippe Marcoul, Sandeep Mohapatra, Feng Qiu, James Rude


Environmental and Resource Sociology
Natural resource and environmental policy and governance; sociology of food, water and energy; rural and Indigenous community well-being; social impacts and responses to environmental change

Faculty who specialize in this area: Ellen Bielawski, Debra Davidson, Lars Hallstrom, Naomi Krogman, John Parkins, Brenda Parlee


International Development
Interdisciplinary research; food security; REDD+; technology adoption; social networks; gender; women’s empowerment; social practice; climate change; watershed management.
 
Faculty who specialize in this area: Henry An, Ellen Goddard, Naomi Krogman, Marty Luckert, Philippe Marcoul, Sandeep Mohapatra, John Parkins, Brenda Parlee, Brent Swallow