Richard Adams

Emeritus Appointment

Ballard Extension Hall

Ballard Extension Hall 240F

2591 SW Campus Way

2591 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Fields: Air pollution economics, water resource management and fisheries, environmental economics


Research interests focus on the economic effects of air and water pollution, the implications of climate change for agriculture and water resources, and the tradeoffs between agricultural activity and environmental quality.

Research Grants

Principal or Co-Principal Investigator on 18 major grants totaling $2,500,000 including four USDA, CSRS Competitive Grants totaling $750,000 since 1989.

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Applied Economics

Richard M. Adams is Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Prior service includes assistant and associate professor, University of Wyoming. He has served as editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and associate editor for Water Resources Research and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. He is a member of various government committees dealing with climate change, air and water pollution and other environmental issues.

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