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John G Lee

Agricultural Economics 

  • Professor
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Dr. Lee primarily researches in the area of natural resource economics. His specialty areas include water resource economics, soil and water conservation policy, and assessment of agricultural and environmental risk.

His current research is focused on linking international trade and the enviromen. This work ranges from the potential impact of livestock diseases to multifuncionality in trade trade negotiations.

Dr. Lee teaches AGEC 200 "Introduction to Agricultural Economics," AGEC 604 "Fundementals of Welfare Economics," and AGEC 616 "Natural Resource Economics and Policy."

Awards & Honors

(2004) Outstanding Journal Article in the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Southern Agricultural Economics Association.

Selected Publications

English, A., & Lee, J. G. (2012). Deer and Elk Farming in Indiana: Opportunities for Rural Communities. Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, 5-8.

Reeling, C., Lee, J., Mithcell, P., Halimi, G., & Carver, A. (2012). Policy Options to Enhance Aricultural Irrigation in Afghanistan: A Canal Systems Approach. Agricultural Systems, 109(3), 90-100.

Springer, M., Carver, A., Nielsen, C., Correa, N., & Lee, J. (2012). Relative Abundance of mammalian Species in Central Panamanian Rainforest. Latin American Journal of Conservaion, 2(2), 19-26.

Lee, J. G., & English, A. (2011). Economic Impact of the Deer and Elk Farming Industry in Indiana. EconomicImpactAnalysis final. Retrieved from

Paarlberg, P., Lee, J., & Seitzinger, A. (2005). BSE Trade Restrictions and Their Impact on Livestock and Products.

Paarlberg, P., & Lee, J. (2005). Import Restrictions in the Presence of a Health risk: An Illustration Using FMD. In The WTO and Technical Barriers to Trade (245-253). Cheltenham UK: Edward Edgar Publishing.

Lee, J., & Paarlberg, P. (2005). Multifunctionality and Agricultural Trade Negotiations. In The WTO and Agriculture (337-350). cheltenham UK: Edward Edgar Publishers.

Thurau, R., Carver, A., & Lee, J. (2005). A Spatially Explicit Approach to Economic Impact Assessment Modleing: Application in the Urban Rural Interface. International conference: Emerging Issues Along the Urban/Rural Interfaces: Linking Science and Soci, 235-241.

Paarlberg, P., Lee, J., & Seitzinger, A. (2005). Economic Impacts of Foreign Animal Disease.

Paarlberg, P., Lee, J., & Seitzinger, A. (2005). Economic Impacts of Foreign Animal Disease.

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