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We offer undergraduate degrees in Agricultural Business Management and in Environmental Economics and Policy. Both programs offer training in economics and quantitative analysis applied to agricultural, environmental, business, and policy issues.
We award PhD, MS, and MA degrees in Applied Economics. The program includes core courses in economic theory, econometrics, and other quantitative methods. Concentration areas include the economics of natural resources and environment, trade and development, marine resources, and rural development.
All of our PhD students complete a research project during their second year in the program. Each year, the Applied Economics department presents awards for the best Second Year Paper. In 2017-18, the Best Second Year Paper Award went to David...
Srabashi Ray, a third-year student PhD student, has been awarded a prestigious Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) Graduate Fellowships for International Research. Sylff Fellowships were established in 1987 to support graduate...
IIFET’s Executive Committee has named Dr. Rebecca Lent to receive the Distinguished Service Award at its upcoming conference, IIFET 2018 Seattle, where she will present a keynote address. Dr. Lent’s career in fisheries economics began in 1975 at...
NOAA has recently awarded OSU and the Pacific Shellfish Institute a federal grant to assess the vulnerability of shellfish growers, consumers and other stakeholders in the Pacific Northwest to ocean acidification (OA) using a multidisciplinary...
Secota Douglas, a native of Guyana who earned a B.S. in Environmental Economics and Policy online through Oregon State Ecampus in 2017, was recently featured by Ecampus in an article called "Big Dreams Have Humble Beginnings...