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Agricultural & Resource Economics
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For more information on this area, please contact:

Ashley Kerna
Economic Impact Analyst
(520) 621-6265

George Frisvold
Professor and Extension Specialist
Regional Economics & Development

This program conducts applied research studies that focus on Arizona’s regional and local economies. Studies can simply focus on economic and demographic changes and trends over time or can be as detailed and defined as determining the economic contribution of a particular industry or program or the economic impacts of a new business, particular event, or new policy.

Useful Links
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Main Site
Arizona Agricultural Statistics Service

Fresh Product and Production-Sharing: Foundations and Opportunities for Nogales and Santa Cruz County
Vera Pavlakovich-Kochi and Gary Thompson
The Contribution of the Beef Industry to the Arizona Economy
—Ashley Kerna, George Frisvold, Russell Tronstad and Trent Teegerstrom
Agriculture in Arizona’s Economy: An Economic Contribution Analysis
—Ashley Kerna and George Frisvold
Economic Contribution of Agriculture to Yuma County (report forthcoming)
—George Frisvold