About

Giving a talk in London (Credit: Anna Marry, London International Development Centre).
Giving a talk in London (Credit: Anna Marry, London International Development Centre).

Who I Am

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota.

My research lies at the intersection of agricultural economics, food policy, and development economics. A few specific areas in which I have been conducting research include land markets, market access, risk and uncertainty, agricultural value chains, food prices, and agricultural policy.

I have been co-Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant and Principal Investigator on an Index Insurance Innovation Initiative grant. I currently serve as one of the associate editors of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. I am also an associate editor at Food Policy.

For my research, I have won the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s (AAEA) Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2007 as well as the AAEA’s Outstanding American Journal of Agricultural Economics Article award in 2011. My research has so far been published in peer-reviewed journals such as the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, the Journal of Development StudiesLand Economics, PLoS ONE, and World Development.

You can find out more about my research here. You can find out more about my teaching here.

What I write on this blog is solely my opinion and not that of the University of Minnesota.

Who I Am Not

After receiving several emails intended for him, I must insist that I am not the former Québec Minister of Justice.

Contact Information

Twitter: @mfbellemare
Email: mbellema@umn.edu

Media Inquiries

Please email me at media@marcfbellemare.com.

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