Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr.
- Professor and Department Head
- AGLS 309
Administrator I: Tracy Davis
- Undergraduate Education
- B.S., Agribusiness, University of the Philippines at Los Banos, 1985
- Graduate Education
- M.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Delaware, 1988
- Ph.D, Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University, 1991
Areas of Expertise
- Food and Health Economics
- Experimental Economics
Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr. is currently Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. Dr. Nayga’s research interests include the economics of food valuation, consumption, policy, and health. Prior to rejoining Texas A&M University in 2021, Dr. Nayga was Distinguished Professor and Tyson Endowed Chair in Food Policy Economics at the University of Arkansas. He also was a faculty member at Rutgers University and at Massey University, New Zealand. He has been a Fulbright Senior Scholar at Wageningen University, The Netherlands, adjunct professor at Korea University and Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy Research, NBER research economist, and senior research fellow of the Waseda Institute for Advanced Study in Tokyo. He also was executive board member of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and member of the International Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast. He is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), and currently serving as AAEA’s President-Elect.
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