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Uris Lantz C Baldos

Agricultural Economics 

  • Research Assistant Professor
KRAN Room 570
403 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2056

Uris earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of the Philippines at Los Baños. After a short stint in the private sector, he pursued his master’s and doctorate in agricultural economics, both from Purdue University. He spent a year and a half as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Global Trade Analysis. He co-developed the Simplified International Model of agricultural Prices, Land use and the Environment (SIMPLE), a computational economic model of global agriculture which he extensively use in his research as well as co-authored a textbook on global food sustainability. Uris’ research interests are on the broad issues surrounding the global farm-food-environment nexus, local-global telecoupling and on computational economic modelling.

Selected Publications

Irfanoglu, Z. B., Baldos, U., Hertel, T., & Van Der Mensbrugghe, D. Y. (2014). Impacts of reducing global food loss and waste on food security, trade, GHG emissions and land use.

Haqiqi, I., Bowling, L. C., Sadia, J., Hertel, T. W., Baldos, U., & Liu, J. (2018). Global Drivers of Land and Water Sustainability Stresses at Mid-century. Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) Policy Briefs, 4(1).

Woo , Jungha, Baldos, U., Zhao , Lan, Song , Carol, & Shin , Jaewoo (2018). SIMPLE-G US Web Application. Retrieved from https://mygeohub.org/resources/simpleus

Woo , Jungha, Shin , Jaewoo, Baldos, U., & Zhao , Lan (2017). SIMPLE-G. Retrieved from https://mygeohub.org/resources/simpleg

Baldos, U., Hertel, T. W., & Moore, F. (n.d.). Understanding the Spatial Distribution of Welfare Impacts of Global Warming on Agriculture and its Drivers. Manuscript in preparation.

Baldos, U., Hertel, T. W., Jarvis, L., & Ramankutty, N. (2018). Productivity Growth is Key to Achieving Long Run Agricultural Sustainability. Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) Policy Briefs, 8(1).

Liu, J., Hertel, T. W., Kucharik, C., Baldos, U., Jarvis, L., & Ramankutty, N. (2018). Using Targeted Policies to Manage Nitrogen for Sustainable Agriculture in the US. Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) Policy Briefs, 8(1).

Baldos, U., & Hertel, T. W. (2014). Revisiting the Historical Green Revolution: Impacts on Global Food Security. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

Baldos, U., & Hertel, T. W. (2014). Global food security in 2050: the role of agricultural productivity and climate change. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 58(4), 554--570.

Hertel, T. W., Ramankutty, N., & Baldos, U. (2014). Global market integration increases likelihood that a future African Green Revolution could increase crop land use and CO2 emissions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(38), 13799--13804.

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