Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics Graduate Program

The AEREC graduate program provides state-of-the-art training in economics and quantitative methods as applied to the food and agricultural system, natural resources and the environment, and regional economic development.

Our graduate programs provide students with the tools, skills, and experience necessary to conduct theoretical and applied research in our program's three core areas.

Students work closely with an excellent faculty that has won numerous awards for research, teaching, and outreach. The AEREC graduate program attracts students from all over the world – Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and North America. AEREC faculty members have conducted research and teaching programs in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Contact Us

Karen Fisher-Vanden, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies, AEREC
Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics
113 Armsby Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-867-2752