Keynote Speakers 2023
Bruce A. McCarl
Professor of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University
Bruce A. McCarl is a University Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. His work areas include climate change economics, water, agricultural policy, managerial economics and quantitative analysis. Climate change related projects include work on agricultural vulnerability, adaptation and greenhouse gas mitigation plus roles as lead agricultural economic analyst on the 2001 US National Climate Change Assessment, participant in the 2010 National Academy America’s Climate Choices study and lead author on the 2007 and 2014 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessment reports. Dr. McCarl is Deputy Editor of Climatic Change. In recognition of his work he is a fellow of three Agricultural Economics Associations and was a participant in the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He is the author of over 310 journal articles and 400 other papers/presentations. He has been involved with over $95 million in sponsored research. He has a PhD from Pennsylvania State University in Management Science. He will report on work involving shifting locus of agricultural production and supporting infrastructure.