M. Christina Jolejole-Foreman
Affiliate Research Assistant Professor
Agricultural Policy & International Development, Environmental Economics, Applied Econometrics
Joint Appt. with Carsey School of Public Policy
Ph.D. Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Illinois-Urbana
Christina is an applied economist and her research has mostly been multidisciplinary in nature and encompasses the coupled human and natural systems. Her economic research integrates economic valuation methods into a geographic information system platform to value of ecosystem services,while focusing on management and policy analysis for enhanced ecosystem services. She studies the design of incentives to induce adoption of environmentally beneficial technologies, tradeoff analysis and environmental economic impact analysis. Besides her work on U.S. agriculture, she has extensive experience with agriculture, natural resource management, food security and program evaluation in Asia and Africa.
Prior to coming to UNH, Christina was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University. She has also worked as a consultant for several research projects at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. and Food Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy. Christina earned her Ph.D. at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, her M.S. at Michigan State University and B.S. at University of the Philippines.