Martin Luckert

Professor

Phone: 780-492-5002
Email: marty.luckert@ualberta.ca
Department: Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology
Office: 549 General Services
Office Hours: By appointment
Address: University of Alberta
549 General Services
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2H1

Job/Research Area

Economic Development, Forest Economics, Natural Resource Economics

Dr. Luckert is a participant in the Land Reclamation International Graduate School (LRIGS) program sponsored by NSERC CREATE.

Recent Journal Articles

Dassanayake, W. Luckert, M. and S. Mohapatra. (In Press) Heterogeneity of Household Structures and Income: Evidence from Zimbabwe and South Africa. Journal of Policy Models.

Mason, R.F., P. Ndlovu, J.R. Parkins and M.K. Luckert. (In Press). Determinants of food security in Tanzania: Gendered dimensions of household headship and control of resources. Agriculture and Human Values.

Campbell, H. Anderson, J. and M.K. Luckert. (In Press) Public Policies and Canadian Ethanol Production: History and Future Prospects for an Emerging Industry Biofuels. Biofuels.

Denys Yemshanov, Geoffrey R McCarney, Grant Hauer, Marty K Luckert, Jim Unterschultz, Daniel W McKenney (2015). A real options-net present value approach to assessing land use change: A case study of Afforestation in Canada. Forest Policy and Economics. 50: 327-336.

Anderson, J., Long, A., and M.K. Luckert. (In press) "A financial analysis of establishing poplar plantations for carbon offsets using Alberta and British Columbia’s afforestation protocols". Canadian Journal of Forest Research.

Jagger, P., Luckert, M.K., Duchelle, A., Lund, J.F., and W.D. Sunderlin. 2014 “Tenures and Forest Income: Observations from a Global Study on Forests and Poverty”. World Development 64, Supplement 1: S43-S55.

Mohapatra, S. and M.K. Luckert. 2014. "Educational returns beyond the mean: Differences along wage distributions of men and women in India's formal labor market." International Journal of Educational Development. 36 (May):22-32

Luckert, M. 2014 “Market and government failures in the competition for land for biofuel production in Canada”. Biofuels and Carbon Management. (5)3:211-218.

Luckert, M.K., N. Nemarundwe, L. Gibbs, I. Grundy, G. Hauer, D. Maruzane, S. Shackleton, and J. Sithole. 2014. Contribution of Baobab Production Activities to Household Livelihoods: A Case Study in Zimbabwe”. In “Bark: Use, Management, and Commerce in Africa”  edited by A. B. Cunningham, B. M. Campbell, and M. K. Luckert. Advances in Economic Botany. (17): 255-270. New York Botanical Garden Press.

Feulefack, J., Luckert, M.K., Mohapatra, S., Cash, S., Alibhai, A., and Kipp, W. 2013. Impact of community-based HIV/AIDS treatment on Household Incomes in Uganda PLoS ONE 8(6): e65625. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065625.

Kruger, C., Boxall, P.C. and M.K. Luckert. 2103. Preferences of Community Public Advisory Group Members for Characteristics of Canadian Forest Tenures in Pursuit of Sustainable Forest Management Objectives. Forest Policy and Economics. 26: 121-130.

Anderson, J.A, Armstrong, G.W., Luckert, M.K., and Adamowicz, W.L. 2012. Optimal Zoning of Forested Land  Considering The Contribution of  Exotic Plantations. Mathematical and Computational Forestry & Natural-Resource Sciences. 4(2): 92-104.

Jagger, P. Luckert, M.K., Banana, A., and J. Bahati. 2012. Asking questions to understand rural livelihoods: Comparing disaggregated and aggregated approaches to household livelihood questionnaires. World Development. 40(9): 1810-1823.

Mohapatra, S and M.K. Luckert. 2012. Uncertain educational returns in a developing country. International Journal of Education Development.32: 590-599.

Arnot, C. Luckert, M.K. and P. Boxall. 2011. What is tenure security?: Conceptual implications for empirical analysis. Land Economics. 87(2): 297-311.


Recent Books/Monographs

Cunningham, T, Campbell, B. and M. Luckert (eds.) (2014) “Bark: Use, Management, and Commerce in Africa” edited by A. B. Cunningham, B. M. Campbell, and M. K. Luckert. Advances in Economic Botany. Volume 17. 288p. New York Botanical Garden Press.

Luckert, M.K., D. Haley, and G. Hoberg. 2011. Policies for the Sustainably Managing Canada’s Forests: Tenure, Stumpage Fees and Forest Practices. UBC Press: Vancouver. 214p.


Recent Book Chapters

Luckert, M. K. 2014. “Economic Implications of Forest Tenures” Chapter 25, pp. 389-402 In Handbook of Forest Resource Economics, J. Alavalapati and S. Kant, editors. Earthscan from Routledge:  London and New York.

Shackleton, S., Marty Luckert, Georgina Cundill, Leigh Cobban, Caryn Clarke, Ross Shackleton and Patrick Ndlovu. 2013. Transformation and barriers in the context of multiple stressors: Understandings from two rural sites in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Proceedings of Transformation in a Changing climate 19-21 June 2013, Oslo, Norway. University of Olso, Trykket. ISBN: 978-82-570-2000-2.

Friis Lund, J., Shackleton S. and M. Luckert. 2011. “Getting Quality Data”. Chapter 11, pp. 175-189. In Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence: Methods for Research and Fieldwork. Edited Angelsen, A. Friis Lund, J., Larsen, H., Olsen Smith, C., and S. Wunder. London: Earthscan.

Wunder, S., Luckert, M., and Smith-Olsen, C. 2011. “Valuing the Priceless: What is the worth of non-marketed products? Chapter 8, pp. 127-145. In Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence: Methods for Research and Fieldwork. Edited Angelsen, A. Friis Lund, J., Larsen, H., Olsen Smith, C., and S. Wunder. London: Earthscan.

Shively, G. and M. Luckert. 2011. “An Introduction to Data Analysis”.Chapter 13, pp. 209-226. In Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence: Methods for Research and Fieldwork. Edited Angelsen, A. Friis Lund, J., Larsen, H., Olsen Smith, C., and S. Wunder. London: Earthscan.

Williamson, T. Luckert, M.K. and G. Hauer. 2011. Economic Concepts, Methods, and Tools for Risk Analysis in Forestry under Climate Change, Chapter 15, pp. 303-326. In Environment Modeling for Sustainable Regional Development: System Approaches and Advanced Methods, V. Olej, I. Obršálová, and J. KÅ™upka, editors. IGI Global: Hershey PA. 

Current Grants

2012-2016. 300,000 "Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and University of Alberta Research Collaboration". Funded by CCAFS. With B. Swallow.

2012-2014. $47,040. “Aligning policies among adjoining jurisdictions in Alberta:Case studies within the Yellowhead ecosystem”. Funded by the Foothills Research Institute. With J. Parkins and V. Adamowicz.

2011-2014. $10,000,000 ($600,000 for social science research at the University of Alberta). “POPCAN: Genetic improvement of poplar trees as a Canadian bioenergy feedstock”.  Funded by Genome Canada and a variety of other organizations including Genome Alberta. With C. Douglas and S. Mansfield (main project). With Henry An, Glen Armstrong, Peter Boxall, Scott Jeffrey, Jim Unterschultz, and Denys Yemshanov (social science project).

2010-2011. $49,000 “Forest Plantations in Alberta: Prospects for Bio-energy”. Funded by the Canadian School for Energy and the Environment. With J. Unterschultz and B. Thomas.

2010-2014. $600,000 “Vulnerability, coping and adaptation within the context of climate change and HIV/AIDS in South Africa: Investigating strategies and practices to strengthen livelihoods and food security, improve health, and build resilience” Funded by IDRC. With C. Shackleton, S. Shackleton, S. Mohapatra, J. Parkins, and B. Swallow.