Areas of Study

Agricultural and Food Economics

Understanding economic and policy tradeoffs in agricultural and food supply chain

Development and Trade Economics

Improving people's well-being in countries at different income levels through analysis of agriculture, education, health, work, environment, and international trade

Health Economics

How prices and quantities of healthcare services are determined in the complex context of the healthcare system

Labor and Population Economics

Human capital, the employment relationship, discrimination, labor markets, and how these relate to demographic decisions

Policy Analysis

Applying methods of social science to developing, assessing, and monitoring public policy

Resource and Environmental Economics

Resource allocation and environmental policy