Forestry, Agriculture, Energy and Climate Economics Research
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Members of the REPA Research Group


Kees van Kooten
G. Cornelis (Kees) van Kooten, PhD (Oregon State) - Professor and Canada Research Chair. Research Interests: Economics of Natural Resources, Forest & Agricultural Economics, Economics of Climate Change.  The Economics of Nature: Managing Biological Assets by G.C. van Kooten and E.H. Bulte can be found here. Website: 
Daniel Rondeau

Daniel Rondeau, PhD (Cornell) - Professor. Research Interests: Environmental, Natural Resource, and Public Economics. Dr. Rondeau's latest book, Natural Resource Economics: Analysis, Theory, and Applications by J.M. Conrad and D. Rondeau, Cambridge University Press, can be found here.

Graduate Students

Jun (Jon) Duan, BA (East China Normal University), MA (UVic). Research Interests: Environmental and Resource Economics, Computational Economics

Xuan (Sheri) Liu, BA (East China Normal University), MA (UVic). Research Interests: Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Business Risk Management
Brennan McLachlan, BSc (UVic). Research Interests: Natural Resource Economics, Mathematical Programming, Applied Econometric Analysis.
Research Associates & Assistants
Fatemeh Mokhtarzadeh, PhD (SFU) - Post Doctoral Fellow, UVic, Department of Economics. Research Interests: Forestry modeling, agricultural economics
Linda Voss, BA (UVic) - REPA Administrative Officer and Research Assistant
Adjunct Researchers
Esther Boere, PhD (Wageningen UR) - Research Scholar, Ecosystems Services and Management at the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA) Austria. Research Interests: Agricultural Economics, Land Use, Risk Modelling
Tim Bogle
Tim Bogle,PhD (UVic) - Manager, Economic Anaylsis and Log Exports, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Research Interests: Forest Economics and Policy, Natural Resource Modeling
Craig Johnston, PhD (UVic) - Senior Economist of the Commodities Division in the International Economic Analysis Department at the Bank of Canada.  Research Interests:Forest Economics and Risk Management.
V. Susanna Laaksonen-Craig, PhD (UC Berkeley) - Director General for the NRC's Energy, Mining and Environment Research Centre. Research Interests: Forest Economics, Climate.

Kurt Niquidet, PhD (U of Groningen) - Vice President and Chief Economist at BC Council of Forest Industries. Research Interests: Natural Resource Economics, International Trade and Spatial and Temporal Dynamics in Commodity Markets.

Brad Stennes, PhD (UBC) - Director, Policy, Planning and Operations with Canadian Forest Service, based at Pacific Forestry Centre. Research Interests: B.C. Forest Sector Trade, Economics of Carbon Uptake in Forests

Tracy Stobbe, PhD (UVic) - Associate Professor, School of Business, Trinity Westerm University. Research Interests: Agricultural, Resource and Environmental Economics; Dissertation

Baojing Sun, PhD (Northwest A&F University), MA (UVic) - Forest Economist with Canadian Forest Service, based at Pacific Forestry Centre. Research Interests: Agricultural Economics, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
Lili Sun
Lili Sun, PhD (UVic) - Forest Economist with Canadian Forest Service, based at Pacific Forestry Centre. Research Interests: Non-market Valuation, Climate Change, Forest Economics Dissertation
Sen Wang, PhD (UBC) - Associate Director for Agriculture and Agrifood Canada. Research Interests: Canada's Competitiveness in International Forest Products Market, Forest Economics and Policy
Patrick Withey, PhD (UVic) - Associate Professor, Department of Economics, St. Francis Xavier University. Research Interests: Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Ecological Economics, Agricultural Economics, Applied Econometrics
Linda Wong, BA (UBC), MA (UVic). Research Interests: Environmental and Resource Economics
Zhen (Zach) Xu, PhD (UVic) -Economist, Climate Change, Canadian Forest Service, Ottawa. Research Interests: Forest Economics, Climate Mitigation, Adaptation.