Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (formerly Rural Economy) faculty and students pursue excellence in cutting edge socio-economic research and teaching.
We offer graduate degrees in Agricultural and Resource Economics, Forest Economics, Rural Sociology, and Risk and Community Resilience.
We also offer joint degree programs with the School of Business and the Department of Economics. Undergraduate and graduate teaching and research is focused on: environmental economics, environmental sociology, forest economics, natural resource sociology, development sociology, development economics, production economics, industrial organization, food safety, markets and consumer studies, agricultural trade, agribusiness, Aboriginal and northern studies, co-operatives, and many other areas of study. ... more
Newly elected President of AERE, Vic Adamowicz aims for increased global visibility of the association
Robin McClelland wins GSA Non-Academic Staff Award
UAlberta researchers team up with First Nations to share traditional knowledge on climate change and Northern development in permanent exhibit at Telus World of Science