By focusing on the interaction of people with natural resources, the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics aims to ensure those resources are managed for the benefit of humanity.
The School is renowned internationally for its expertise in natural resource management, bioeconomic modelling, agricultural risk management and policy analysis.
It teaches and researches a diverse range of subjects relating to agriculture, farm systems, natural resources, the environment and economic development.
The School's Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy aims to bring environmental, economic and social benefits to Australia through improved environmental management. The centre will develop models and decision frameworks that advance the frontiers of environmental policy design, focusing on scientific integration within an economic framework.
To empower people to make better decisions for society and the environment through teaching, research and community outreach.
To be recognised nationally and internationally as one of the best centres for agricultural and environmental economics.
Undergraduate and postgraduate students are central to the School and providing a high quality student experience is a core activity.
Striving for excellence and innovation in applied economic research.
Developing novel interdisciplinary research with science and other social sciences to solve big problems.
Providing a respectful, supportive and collaborative working environment.