Connie Chan-Kang

Program Focus

Consultant

Expertise

Biography

Connie Chan-Kang is a research associate for the Institute of International Science and Technology Practice and Policy Center (InSTePP) in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. Since joining InSTePP in June 2004, Connie has contributed to various research projects on agricultural productivity measurement and analysis, and on the economic evaluation of agricultural R&D. Connie is also responsible for the development and maintenance of several large databases, including: long-run series of global crop production, area and yield; historical series on US agricultural production and prices by commodity; global public agricultural R&D investments; and historical series on US public agricultural R&D expenditures. Connie received an M.Sc. degree in agricultural economics from Oregon State University in 1997. Prior to joining InSTePP, Connie worked as a research analyst at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington D.C.

Author's Events

Fall in Farm R and D Risks Competitiveness

October, 2012
Source: InDaily

Article highlights findings of Philip Pardey, Julian Alston and Connie Chan-Kang in "Agricultural Production, Productivity and R&D over the Past Half Century: An Emerging New World Order" an invited plenary paper presented at the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) Triennial Conference, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, (August 18-24 2012).

International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) Triennial Conference

Aug 18, 2012 - Aug 24, 2012
Convened by: International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE)
Location: Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Julian Alston presents "Agricultural Production, Productivity and R&D over the Past Half Century: An Emerging New World Order", co-authored with Philip Pardey and Connie Chan-Kang.