Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

  • Title: Associate Professor
    Department / Research Program: Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
    Email: gal.hochman@rutgers.edu
    Phone: 848-932-9142
    Detailed Profile: http://hochman.rutgers.edu/
    Research Areas: Biofuels and bio products, biomass feedstocks: waste and algae, petroleum and natural gas supply chains, energy efficiency, adoption of renewable technologies, the political economy of fuel prices, regulation.
    Energy Research Focus: Understanding the unique political economic institutions of international oil markets; quantifying barriers to energy efficiency; moving toward a sustainable supply of energy; the economic and environmental benefits of biofuel and their co-products; simulating an integrated biorefinery, and evaluating its economic and environmental benefits.
  • Title: Professor
    Department / Research Program: Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics
    Email: pray@aesop.rutgers.edu
    Phone: 848-932-9121
    Detailed Profile: http://www.dafre.rutgers.edu/faculty.html
    Research Areas: Biotechnology, Biofuels
    Energy Research Focus: Science and technology policy with specific interests in biotechnology applied to agriculture, food and biofuels; Food and agricultural policy; Economic development and poverty reduction in developing countries.