Emeritus Appointment
bruce.weber [at] oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-1432

Ballard Extension Hall

Ballard Extension Hall 227

2591 SW Campus Way

2591 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Fields: Poverty and inequality, rural development, upward mobility, food insecurity



Bruce Weber’s current research projects focus on upward mobility and economic inequality in rural and urban areas, rural-urban economic interdependence and the impacts of changes in social safety net programs.


Affiliated with: 
Applied Economics
Courses Taught: 

AEC/RS 421/521 Rural Poverty and the U.S. Social Safety Net
RS 512 Introduction to Rural Studies
RS 513 Contemporary Rural Issues


Bruce Weber is professor of Applied Economics and Extension Economist, and Director of the OSU Rural Studies Program. He was co-director of the RUPRI Rural Poverty Research Center during the early 2000s. His current Extension programs deal with rural policy and the economic and social conditions in rural communities. He is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and Distinguished Scholar of the Western Agricultural Economics Association.


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