Linlin Fan, Ph.D.

Linlin Fan, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics

Areas of Expertise

  • Food Economics and Policy
  • Health Economics
  • International Trade


  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2018

Research Interests

Dr. Fan is an applied economist with interests in food policy, nutrition and international trade. The overall objective of her research is to understand how various food policy, malnutrition interventions and international trade affect people's food choice, health and welfare. The findings of her research provide important insights into current policy debate on food geography, food security and international trade. 

Recent Publications

Fan L., A. Stevens and Thomas, E. 2022. “Consumer Purchasing Response to Mandatory Genetically Engineered Labeling” Food Policy, 110: 102296

Ellison, B., L. Fan and N. Wilson. 2022. “Is It More Convenient to Waste? Trade-offs Between Grocery Shopping and Waste Behaviors” Agricultural Economics, 1-15.

Baylis, K., L. Nogueira, L. Fan and K. Pace. 2022. “Something Fishy in Seafood Trade? The Relation between Tariff and Non-Tariff Barriers” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1-23.

Han, X., Y. Xu, L. Fan, Y. Huang, M. Xu and S. Gao. 2021. “Quantifying COVID-19 importation risk in a dynamic network of domestic cities and international countries” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118 (31) e2100201118.