Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

Welcome to the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (AEDE) at The Ohio State University.  The mission of of AEDE is to generate knowledge and disseminate impartial information through the application of economic and business principles to the challenges of agriculture, the food system, the environment, and economic development.

Housed in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, AEDE currently has twenty two world-class faculty members and administers highly respected Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. programs. AEDE’s faculty provide world-class teaching, research and outreach in applied economics, with concentrations in the areas of agricultural economics and agribusiness, environmental and resource economics, international and development economics, and regional and urban economics.


Research by AEDE faculty and graduate students was recently presented at the 29th annual International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE), held from August 8-14, 2015 in Milan, Italy. The conference, which focused on the...

Pictured left to right: Nora Sylvander, Angel Arroyo-Rodríguez and Yuxi Zhao

Ohio State’s Environmental Policy Initiative (EPI) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2015 summer research grant competition. Each year, EPI summer research grants support doctoral students conducting innovative, environmental policy-...

Photo: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA)

The yearly meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) was held from July 26-28, 2015 in San Francisco. AAEA is the premier professional organization for agricultural and applied economists working in the U.S. The yearly...


AEDE at the 2015 International Conference of Agricultural Economists: #icae2015
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