Colin Carter

Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics , UC Davis

Colin Carter sees agriculture as the canary in the coal mine when it comes to the effects of climate change. As a Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis, Carter has published in the areas of agricultural policy, the economics of China’s agriculture, and the economics of agricultural biotechnology. Alongside academic life, he has taken an active role in professional societies, for instance taking a 3-year fellowship in international food systems from the Kellogg Founation.

In 2013, he was listed as one of the 15 Commodity-Friendly professors on Commodity HQ. Carter earned an M.A. in Economics and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from UC Berkeley.



Corn, Cars and Cows

August 22, 2013
While ethanol burns cleaner than gasoline, some researchers argue its production makes it less than environmentally friendly. University of...