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Managerial Economics, Finance, and Applied Microeconomics

MJ Alhabeeb

I have always looked at teaching as a learning process whose objective is not only learning for students but also learning for the teacher; and whose domain is not only the subject matter but also life experience. I have often felt that the ultimate purpose of education should not be a mere accumulation of knowledge. Rather, knowledge has to be applied in problem solving to reap the fruits of education. Such a long term and high commitment process requires hard work and persistence, search and discovery, patience and resilience, and trial and error. One of my favorite pedagogical approaches is

MJ Alhabeeb

Professor Emeritus

Production and Managerial Economics

P Geoffrey Allen
P Geoffrey Allen

Environmental and Development Economics

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I am an environmental economist with secondary interests in development economics. My research focuses on various aspects of policy implementation: monitoring and enforcement, manipulable thresholds, environmental justice, information, and environmental health. I examine these issues in the context of water pollution regulations but my work has implications for other media.

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Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics and Public Policy

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I am an economist specializing in industrial organization and my research mostly focuses on how firms choose what products to offer and how to sell them. I have analyzed topics such as competition in online markets; competition among retailers; the effect of new agricultural technologies on quality of offered food items; and changes of nutrition quality over time, among others.

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Junior Year Writing

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Summary profile of Professor Luke Bloomfield, faculty of resource economics at UMass Amherst

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Professor Emeritus
Industrial Organization and Food Quality Economics

Julie A Caswell
Julie A Caswell

Environmental and Public Economics

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I am an Associate Professor in the Resource Economics department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I study environmental, behavioral, and public economics. I serve on the Editorial Councils for JAERE and JEEM and the Editorial Board for Land Economics.

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Health Economics, Public Policy, & Applied Microeconomics

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My research examines the roles of information and cost in shaping health care decisions, and I also have several projects exploring how public policies and social comparisons shape self-image, attitudes toward beauty, and weight-related behaviors. I earned my PhD from Vanderbilt University in 2021.

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Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics

Christine L Crago

Dr. Crago's research is motivated by the need to promote sustainable energy sources and consumption practices. Her current projects examine incentives for solar power adoption and motivators of energy conservation.
Other areas of active research include: economics of biofuels and regulation of environmental pollutants.

Christine L Crago

Director of Administration and Finance

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