Petrolia named Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy editor
Dan Petrolia, an associate professor in Mississippi State's Department of Agricultural Economics, has been named an editor of Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. The AEPP is a journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
Published by Oxford University Press the journal presents high-quality research in a forum that is informative to a broad audience of agricultural and applied economists, including those both inside and outside academia, and those who are not specialists in the subject matter of the articles.
Petrolia's research and teaching efforts are centered in the area of environmental and natural resource economics. His research focuses on using survey methods to analyze willingness to pay for non-market goods such as coastal wetlands and ecosystem services, and market goods such as alternative fuels and oysters. Most of his research is the result of extramural funding obtained from multidisciplinary efforts.
Petrolia has earned several teaching and research awards at MSU and has advised several graduate students and postdoctoral associates. He is a past director for the Southern Agricultural Economics Association.