Student Spotlight: Stephanie Perez

Stephanie Perez travelled to Porto Alegre, Brazil, to take part in field research to advance rice technologies and methodologies.

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Faculty members help farmers and ranchers make decisions to about their businesses by conducting research on water scarcity, farm regulation, climate change, and new seed technology, such as genetic modification.

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We conduct applied research and analysis of major policies important to U.S. and Arizona agriculture including federal Farm Bill programs, energy, international trade, risk management, and state and local economics.

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Experts in our department apply statistical and mathematical techniques to address business policy issues such as determining factors of risk, quantifying the size and source of risk, and estimating price elasticities.

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We're working to understand some of the most pressing global issues at the intersection of environment and development by incorporating insights from psychology and sociology to policy analysis, and applying cutting-edge econometric techniques.

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Faculty experts examine the economic role of water and property law, the economics of wildlife management, and non-markets valuation, in order to increase our understanding of how people use and value resources.

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The Cardon Working Papers Series highlights recent research in agricultural and applied economics to encourage discussion and revision of preliminary results.

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