The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The economics of family farms; Public policy in agriculture, labor markets, education and aging.
Environmental economics, health economics, and economic demography.
Game theory and its applications.
Adaptive decision-making, risk-taking and risk perception.
Bio-statistics, Para-clinical statistics, Design of experiments, Computer experiments.
Agricultural production under uncertainty (applications to insurance), Technological change in agriculture, Non-parametric methods in economics.
Algebraic Singularity Theory
Pre-Purchase Risk-Reduction Marketing Mechanisms, Branding and promotion of agricultural products.
Environmental Economics and Management.
Economics of tourism, Rural tourism, Economic value of open space & agricultural landscape.
Economic analysis of agricultural land use.
Natural Resource Economics, Public Economics, International Economics
Technological change, macroeconomics, economic growth and development economics.
Environmental Economics and Management, Microeconomic models for industrial and farming behavior.
Institutional change in agriculture, land reform, farm restructuring, creation of service cooperatives.
Agricultural Statistics, Biostatistics, Spatial Variability.
Economics of water utilization and water policies; Agri-environmental integrated policy; Decision making under conditions of uncertainty; Counter-urbanization and development of rural areas.
Natural resource and environmental economics, Dynamic models in natural resource management.
Numerical Analysis, Numerical Solution of Flow Equations, Mathematical Models in Consumer Economics.