Issues Affecting Rural and Urban Communities Around the World Associate Professor Joyce Chen: “Climate Change, Rural Livelihoods, and Adaptation” - https://youtu.be/etjvI3GP35U PhD Candidate Bo Feng: ''Social Mobility, Economic Opportunity and Interregional Migration'' - https://youtu.be/ntTTcsX7ZCc PhD Candidate Rodrigo Perez Silva: “Knowledge Spillovers” - https://youtu.be/xmS2Uyn4jZ4
Research in Regional, Urban and Development Economics Policy is to lead a nationally and internationally recognized research and outreach program focused on priority issues related to rural and urban communities and their growth.
AEDE Faculty work and research in sustainability and change examine the areas the human, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability.
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With the start of the 2015-2016 academic year, the department welcomed a new faculty member to its ranks: Jon Einar Flåtnes, a development economist, who joined AEDE as an Assistant Professor.
Flåtnes, who originally hails from Norway, is a recent graduate of the Agricultural and Resource Economics doctoral program at the University of California, Davis.
Learn more about Flåtnes in our Q & A with him below.
AEDE: Tell us about the research that you bring to the department.