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Professor Iain Fraser

Professor of Agri-Environmental Economics

School of Economics, Keynes College, Lg.12

Iain Fraser is Deputy Head of School and Concessions Co-ordinator

About

Iain Fraser is a Professor of Agri-Environmental Economics. He received his PhD from the University of Manchester in 1992. He has held academic positions in the UK at the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and Imperial College. He also lectured in Australia for seven years at La Trobe University.

His research interests cover various aspects of agricultural, environmental and resource economics. He has conducted extensive research on agri-environmental policy, household waste management, estimation and measurement of economic efficiency, and most recently non-market valuation. His research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Land Economics, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Productivity Analysis and the Journal of Applied Econometrics. He recently completed three years as an Associate Editor of the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. From September 2012 he will become an editor of the European Review of Agricultural Economics.

 

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Publications

Articles

  • Choe, C. and I.M. Fraser (1999). Compliance Monitoring and Agri-Environmental Policy, Journal of Agricultural Economics, 50: 468-487.
  • Choe, C. and I.M. Fraser (1999). An Economic Analysis of Household Waste Management, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 38: 234-246.
  • Fraser, I.M. and I. Moosa (2002). Demand Estimation in the Presence of Stochastic Trend and Seasonality: The Case of Meat Demand in the United Kingdom, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 84: 83-89.
  • Fraser, I.M. and R. Waschik (2005) Agricultural Land Retirement and Slippage: Lessons from an Australian Case Study, Land Economics, 81(2): 206-226.
  • Fraser, I.M. (2005). A Micro-econometric Analysis of Grape Supply Contracts in Australia. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 49: 23-46.
  • Nanere, M., Fraser, I.M., Quazi, A. and D’Souza, C. (2007) Environmentally Adjusted Productivity Measurement: An Australian Case Study, Journal of Environmental Management, 85(2): 350-362.
  • Balcombe, K. and Fraser, I.M. (2009). Dichotomous Choice Contingent Valuation with Don’t Know Responses and Misreporting, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 24(7): 1137-1152.
  • Balcombe, K., Chalak, A. and Fraser, I.M. (2009). Model Selection in the Bayesian Mixed Logit, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 57: 226-237
  • Balcombe, K., I.M. Fraser and S. Di Falco (2010). Traffic Lights and Food Choice: A Choice Experiment Examining the Relationship Between Food Labels and Price, Food Policy. 35: 211-220.

 

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Research

Research interests

Iain's current research interests cover various aspects of agricultural, environmental and resource economics. Examples, include agri-environmental economics (the use of contracts, implications of climate change, farmer coordination), non-market valuation (Contingent Valuation and Choice Experiments), the role of information in food consumption and applied econometrics. He has also conducted research on natural resource accounting, household waste management and the use of contracts in the Australian wine sector.

Iain's RePEc page is http://econpapers.repec.org/RAS/pfr98.htm

 

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Consultation hours

  • Wed 11.00-13.00
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PhD supervision

Current students

  • Miss Christina Siettou: "Pet Markets and Animal Welfare", registered 2010

Past students

  • Dr Emmanuelle Quillerou: "Adverse Selection and Agri-Environmental Policy Design: The Higher Level Stewardship Scheme as a Case Study", completed 2010
  • Ms Nicole Snell: "Topics on Food and Health", completed 2011
  • Mr Michael Bitzos: "Topics on Food and Health"
  • Miss Uzma Iram: "Health Inequalities in Pakistan", registered 2010
  • Miss Monica Paganini: "Firm Level Efficiency", registered 2011

 

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Administrative roles

  • Deputy Director of Learning and Teaching
  • Concessions Co-ordinator

 

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Last Updated: 11/09/2014