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College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Department of Applied Economics

C. Ford Runge

C. Ford RungeProfessor
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
  of Applied Economics and Law
Institute on the Environment Fellow

Phone: 612-625-9208
Email: frunge@umn.edu

332k Ruttan Hall
1994 Buford Avenue
St Paul, MN 55108

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1981
B.A., M.A., Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar), 1977
B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill, 1974

Agricultural policy, natural resources policy, welfare economics

Current research interests include biofuels, obesity, food security, agricultural trade and policy, WTO negotiations, and comparative soil and water conservation policies.

His recent publications are in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Choices, Environmental Economics, Diabetes, Foreign Affairs, a 1992 book, Reforming Farm Policy: Toward a National Agenda with Willard W. Cochrane, and a co-authored 2003 book, Ending Hunger in Our Lifetime: Food Security and Globalization.

Links

Homepage

Minnesota-Italian Conference

Areas of Expertise

Agricultural Policy

Air & Water Pollution

Biotechnology & Genetic Resources

Common Property Resources

Energy Resources

Environmental Policy & Regulation

International Trade

Water Resources Management