Zachary Brown


Dr. Zachary Brown is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics. He studies bioeconomics, examining the relations between human behavior and environmental systems with experimental techniques, mathematical models and theory, and observational information. He researches the impact of alternative economic incentives and policies for overseeing pesticide resistance in agriculture, and economic assessments of household cookstoves in Ghana that decrease deforestation and air pollution. Dr. Brown received the 2009 Peccei Prize from the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis for his PhD dissertation researching the economics of malaria control systems. His work has been published in Environmental Science & Policy, the Journal of Economic Entomology, and Energy Economics.