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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics



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The Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) is a national leader in applied economics with cutting-edge programs in agricultural economics and agribusiness; environmental and natural resource economics; sustainability; international and development economics; and urban, regional and community economics. Turn your passion into problem-solving with one of our following degrees:


  1. AEDE welcomes Assistant Professor Yao Wang

    Aug 15, 2022

    The Departmet of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) is excited to welcome our newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Yao Wang. Wang received her PhD in economics from Syracuse University. She specializes in urban economics and also has interests in international trade and development economics.

  2. Ukraine: The breadbasket of Europe

    Jun 9, 2022

    By Ian Sheldon, professor and Andersons chair of agricultural marketing, trade and policy. 

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    Irwin selected as 2022 AERE Fellow

    Jun 2, 2022

    Elena Irwin, distinguished professor of food, agricultural, and environmental sciences in economics and sustainability and faculty director of the Sustainability Institute at Ohio State, has been selected as a 2022 Fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), the association’s highest honor. Fellows are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of the profession of environmental and resource economics.