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Department of Applied Economics

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The Department of Applied Economics (AEC) provides research, education, and outreach to illuminate decision-making and understand its impacts on the environment, agriculture, and society. 

Our goal is to create new knowledge founded in applied economic theory and rigorous quantitative analysis that can inform a wide range of choices made by producers, consumers, and policymakers. 

We aim to arm students with analytical skills and quantitative tools that will enable them to be leaders in both private and public sectors, and to provide information to support community and business vitality, local decision-making, and policy design in Oregon and beyond.

We specialize in natural resource and environmental economics, international trade and development, rural economics, agricultural marketing, and food systems.

Upcoming Events

Adaptation and the Envelope Theorem

John Woodill, Post-Doc, CEOAS; Part of the Applied Economics Working Group Series

4/24 12pm
Does the Public Sector have Market Power?

Rolf Fare, Emeritus Professor, Applied Economics; Part of the Applied Economics Working Group Series

5/1 12pm
AEC Pedagogy Brownbag Series: Taking Time for Teaching

Christy Anderson Brekken, Instructor in Applied Economics, will present on "Media Savvy—Teaching with Current (and Real) News"

5/3 10am
Overview of the Institute for Natural Resources

Lisa Gaines, Director, Institute for Natural Resources; and Janine Salwasser, Oregon Explorer Program Lead, Institute for Natural Resources; Part of the...

5/8 12pm
Oregon Resource and Environmental Economics (OREE) Workshop

The Spring 2019 Oregon Resource and Environmental Economics (OREE) Workshop will be held on Friday May 10th, 2019 1:00 - 5:00 pm at Willamette University....

5/10 1pm

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2019 Grape Day

4/3/2019

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