Dr Ying Xu

Research Fellow
Centre for Global Food and Resources
Faculty of the Professions

Ying Xu is an applied economist by training who joined the Centre for Global Food and Resources in 2016. Her previous work has been centred on risk analysis from both theoretical and empirical perspectives, which covers a wide range of topics including forest management under sequential natural disturbances, agricultural water use and irrigation technology adoption under climate risks, and wildlife conservation decisions under spatial-correlated risks. She is currently working on the climate and environmental impacts on health outcomes.

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Dr Ying Xu

Ying Xu is an applied economist by training who joined the Centre for Global Food and Resources in 2016. Her previous work has been centred on risk analysis from both theoretical and empirical perspectives, which covers a wide range of topics including forest management under sequential natural disturbances, agricultural water use and irrigation technology adoption under climate risks, and wildlife conservation decisions under spatial-correlated risks. She is currently working on the climate and environmental impacts on health outcomes.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2016 Research Fellow University of Adelaide
2014 - 2016 Research Associate University of Arkansas

Language Competencies

Language Competency
Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
Virginia Tech United States MS
Virginia Tech United States PhD

Keywords

Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Land Management, Economic Development Policy, Environment and Resource Economics, Forestry Management and Environment, Health Economics, Natural Resource Management

Journals

Date Citation
2017 Kovacs,K, West,G, Xu,Y, 2017, The use of efficiency frontiers to evaluate the optimal land cover and irrigation practices for economic returns and ecosystem services, Journal of Hydrology, 547, 474-488 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.01.059
2016 Xu,Y, Amacher,GS, Sullivan,J, 2016, Optimal forest management with sequential disturbances, Journal of Forest Economics, 24, 106-122 10.1016/j.jfe.2016.04.003
2016 Xu,Y, Amacher,G, Sullivan,J, 2016, Amenities, Multiple Natural Disturbances, and the Forest Rotation Problem, Forest Science, 62, 4, 422-432 10.5849/forsci.15-101
2016 Kovacs,K, Xu,Y, West,M, Popp,M, 2016, The Tradeoffs between Market Returns from Agricultural Crops and Non-Market Ecosystem Service Benefits on an Irrigated Agricultural Landscape in the Presence of Groundwater Overdraft, Water, 1-19 10.3390/w9010028

Conference Items

Date Citation
2017 Xu,Y, Kovacs,K, Nalley,L, Popp,M, 2017, Investment in on-farm reservoirs to align economic returns and ecosystem services, Southern Agricultural Economics Association 2015 Annual Meeting
2016 Kovacs,K, Popp,M, Xu,Y, West,G, 2016, Tradeoffs among multiple ecosystem services and economic returns from groundwater depletion on a farm landscape, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association 2016 Annual Meeting
2015 Xu,Y, Huang,Q, West,G, 2015, Adoption of Irrigation Technology and Best Management Practices under Climate Risks: Evidence from Arkansas, United States, Southern Agricultural Economics Association 2015 Annual Meeting
2015 Huang,Q, Xu,Y, 2015, Impact of On-farm Water Conservation Practices on Groundwater Use in Arkansas, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting
2014 Xu,Y, Amacher,G, Sullivan,J, 2014, Sequential disturbances and optimal forest management strategies, American Mathematics Society 2014 Joint Mathematics Meeting
2014 Xu,Y, Amacher,G, Sullivan,J, 2014, Forest operation under multiple risks, International Association of Forest Resource Economics 2014 Annual Meeting
2013 Xu,Y, Busby,G, 2013, Wildlife Conservation and Land Development Risk in Virginia, USA, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Position
Research Fellow
Phone
83130882
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Nexus 10 Tower
Room Number
6 26
Org Unit
Ctr Global Food & Resources

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