Fields: Regional Development, Resource and Environmental Economics, Land Use
Dr. Chen’s area of expertise is spatial/rural economics with a focus on the sustainability of rural economic development from the perspective of coupled human-natural system interactions. His current research projects focus on how rural economic development is affected by environmental policies and the exposure to natural hazards. His research area also includes dynamic and spatial simulation of land use change.
AREC 313 Welfare Economics and Resource Policy (undergraduate)
AREC454/554 Rural Development and Policy (undergraduate)
AEC612 Advanced Microeconomics Theory (graduate)
AEC 615 Advanced Macroeconomic Theory (graduate)
AEC 627 Applications of Computational Economics (graduate)