CAEP research on agricultural economies and the environment focuses on the effect of agricultural production on water, soil, and ecosystems. It also analyzes how changes in environmental quality in turn affect agricultural production and farm policy. 
Relevant CAEP Issue Briefs include:
  1. What are the Major Climate Risks for Agriculture in the U.S. Pacific Northwest? (Olen et al) (PDF)
  2. How Do Extreme Climate Events Affect Specialty Crops and Irrigation Management? (Olen and Wu) (PDF)
  3. What Can be Done to Reinvigorate US Agricultural Research? (Pardey, Alston, and Chan-Kang) (PDF)
  4. Did Rapid Growth of Ethanol Production in the US Affect Global Food Price Volatility? (Roberts and Tran) (PDF)