Agricultural Economics

Environmental Economics


Main objective of our laboratory is to contribute to environmental conservation from social dimensions, especially environment and resource economics. Our laboratory offers an excellent platform and the opportunity to do research associated with the environmental economic approach.

Our major research fields are as follows:

・Economic valuation of ecosystem services

・Analysis of the determinants affecting environmental awareness and behaviors

・Research to balance agrobiodiversity conservation and food security

・Study for the enlargement of happiness via foods and communication

・Analysis to Allotment Garden, Tourism, Landscape

・Research on management of wildlife-human conflicts 

・Comparative study on organic agricultural development

・Technological and organizational innovation system in environment-friendly agriculture

Fig.1 Survey in the Daisetsuzan national park
Fig.2 Structural equation model of children’s environmental behavior



Economic valuation, Environmental awareness, Biodiversity, Foods