Energy, Environmental, and Food Economics

EEFE is a unique graduate program providing state-of-the-art training in economics and quantitative methods as applied to the energy economics, policy and systems, natural resources and the environment, and food industrial organization.

The EEFE program offers Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.  Dual-title Ph.D. programs are available in Demography and Operations Research.

The graduate programs provide students with the tools, skills, and experience necessary to conduct research with the highest ethical standards, scientific integrity, and interpersonal collegiality, and to effectively interpret and communicate the results of their research in the program's three core fields of concentration.

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

Contact Us

Dolores Pavliska
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education
111B Armsby Bldg
Phone: 814-865-0456
Karen Fisher-Vanden, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies, EEFE
Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics
113 Armsby Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-867-2752