Meet the Researchers:

Oregon State University Partners

JunJie Wu
Project Director
541 737 3060
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  • Optimal design of agri-environmental policy
  • Spatial modeling of land use change and its socioeconomic and environmental impacts
  • Analysis of rural-urban interdependencies and causes of spatial variations in economic development

 John Antle
541 737 1425
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Economics of agricultural systems and other complex systems:
  • sustainability of agricultural systems and tradeoff analysis
  • climate change impacts, mitigation and adaptation
  • economic, environmental and social impacts of agricultural systems
  • economic analysis of production risk
  • economics of geologic carbon sequestration

 Susan Capalbo
541 737 5639
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  • Economics of climate change
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Integrated policy analysis and tradeoff assessment
  • Integrating science and economics in addressing issues of sustainable agricultural policies in both developed and developing countries
   Chris Daly
541 737 5657
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  • Founder and director of the PRISM Group at OSU
  • developing an emerging sub-discipline called “geospatial climatology"

Mike Halbleib
541 737 5577
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  • Research Assistant for the PRISM Group at OSU
  • GIS Specialist

Christian Langpap
541 737 1473
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  • Economics of endangered species conservation
  • Private enforcement of environmental regulations
  • Land use
  • Biofuel and crop choice
  • Environmental and health implications of households' choice of cooking fuels

Beau Olen
Research Assistant
541 737 1321

  • Farm risk management on the West coast of the US
  • Adaptation of agriculture to climate change
  • Food and agricultural policy
  Jeff Reimer
541 737 1415
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  • International trade
  • Commodity markets
  • International development
Bruce Weber
541 737 1432
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  • Director of the Rural Studies Program and Co-director of the RUPRI Rural Poverty Research Center
  • Causes of poverty and hunger in rural areas
  • Rural policy and the economic and social conditions in rural communities.
University of California-Davis Partners
  Daniel Sumner
UCD Lead
530 752 1668
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  • National and International Agricultural Economics and Policy
   Julian Alston
530 752 3283
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  • Economics of Government Policy Affecting Agriculture
  • Natural Resources
  • Economic Development
Hyunok Lee
530 752 3505

  • Research Economist

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