At the Department of Resource Economics, we tackle complex questions about how to use our environmental, natural and human resources. By researching important societal problems and gathering and analyzing data, we offer policy solutions that move the needle on today’s most pressing issues. Our undergraduate and graduate programs focus on industrial organization, environmental economics, and natural resource economics. And our award-winning faculty produces groundbreaking research that impacts how we approach our world.
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The Institute for Social Science Research Scholars Program supports social science faculty from across the university to build new directions in their research programs. Nathan's project title is Climate policy and climate-friendly diets: Implications for health, environment, and equity >>MORE
Emma Grazier (left) and Andrew Shepherd (right) received the Vijay Bhagavan Teaching Assistant of Distinction Award for being model teaching assistants. Jayash Paudel (center) was awarded the Carolyn Harper Fund and Fellowship for scholarly achievement and exemplifying concern for social and environmental issues, and racial and gender justice.
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For more information contact Christine Crago (ccrago "at" resecon.umass.edu, 545-5738).
Lise Vesterlund, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Economics , University of Pittsburgh
Public Finance, Experimental Economics, and Applied Microeconomics
There will be two presentations:
Why do female faculty spend more time on service? Gender differences in “volunteering”
Thursday April 11, 2019
12:30-2:00 | Room 904 Campus Center
(Lunch will be served at 12:00)
Download paper HERE
Gender differences in negotiation: Dialing up or down
Friday April 12, 2019
10:00-11:30 AM| 303 Stockbridge Hall
Coming this Fall 2019:
Friday October 4, 2019
Timothy Richards, Morrison School of Agribusiness, Arizona State University
Econometrics, Food Policy, Food Systems, and Agricultural Economics