Economics

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on the research of Assistant Professor Jessica Brandt of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment on how selenium moves through the ecosystem in the Western U.S., which was recently published in Environmental Science & Technology. Selenium is a micronutrient acquired through diet, but excess exposure, and the timing of the […]

CAHNR in the news

Syma Ebbin, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and research coordinator for Connecticut Sea Grant, was a guest on episode 6 of the Blue Earth Podcast, produced by Future Frogmen. She spoke on why it is essential to build ocean literacy and how science and the humanities should be brought together […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Connecticut Sea Grant (CTSG) will lead a three-year, multi-state initiative to create an economic and business framework to spur the fledgling domestic kelp industry into the mainstream. The initiative is being led by Agricultural and Resource Economics Emeritus Professor Robert Pomeroy, who also serves as an extension specialist and marine resource economist […]

Economist researches impact of COVID-19 on frontline workers

Nathan Fiala, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, conducts research toward the goal of reducing poverty and food insecurity, both in the United States and abroad. One of his latest projects, funded through the United States Department of Agriculture, assessed the disproportional effects of COVID-19 on minority and low-income frontline workers. […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Zhe Zhu was among six UConn professors to be named to a list of the world’s most highly-cited researchers. Zhu is an assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. and director of the Global Environmental Remote Sensing (GERS) Laboratory. Distinguished Kinesiology Professor Linda Pescatello and Nutritional Sciences Professor […]