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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


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. Since September 2012 he has been an editor of the European Review of Agricultural Economics.


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Iain's publications can also be found on RePEc and Orcid.


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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

Working Papers

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Consultation hours

  • Wed 11.00-13.00
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PhD supervision

Current students

Past students

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


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Administrative roles

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


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Last Updated: 19/02/2015