Marin Elisabeth Skidmore

Marin Elisabeth Skidmore

Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

mskidmore@wisc.edu


I am an applied economist studying the interaction between policy, agriculture, and the environment. I am an assistant professor in the University of Illinois Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics.

My research focuses on how market-based and public agricultural policy in the United States and the Brazilian Amazon influence farmer behavior. I use this lens to study indirect policy effects on the environment, including deforestation, GHG emissions, and water quality. I approach these questions by combining econometric methods, “big data,” extensive field work, and collaboration with interdisciplinary partners in the US and Brazil.

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