AREC is a world-class department focused on agricultural economics and policy, environmental and natural resource economics, and economic development. The faculty are renowned for their scholarship and research, policy experience, and professional service. Our top-ranked Ph.D. program has a diverse and high-quality student body from the U.S. and countries around the world. Our undergraduate agricultural and resource economics major and new global poverty minor allow students to learn from leading scholars in small classes. Policy and public education programs address issues of importance to stakeholders at local, state, national and international levels. Browse our www site to learn more about our outstanding people and programs.
Kudos to Alumnus Casey Wichman
AREC Alumnus and Resources for the Future Fellow Casey J. Wichman (Ph.D. '15) served as the Technical Consultant for a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine which recommends a new framework for estimating the social cost of carbon (SC-CO2).
AREC Student Contributes to Dean's Global Leadership Council Meeting
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources recently convened the first gathering of Dean Beyrouty’s Global Leadership Council, and Benjamin Zimmitti, a junior AREC major, was invited to participate.
University of Maryland Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics 7998 Regents Drive Symons Hall, Rm. 2200 College Park, MD 20742
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The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics seeks multiple faculty appointees who will develop distinguished research and teaching programs in one or more of the following areas: environmental economics, applied econometrics, and applied microeconomics or experimental/behavioral economics, or related fields.
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