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Sarah Wheeler

Associate Professor
Global Food & Resources
University of Adelaide
Australia

Biography

Sarah is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow and the Associate Director of Research with the Centre for Global Food and Resources at the University of Adelaide. She graduated with her PhD in 2007, and has over 100 peer-reviewed outputs in the research areas of irrigated farming, organic farming, water markets, water scarcity, crime and gambling. She is an Associate Editor of the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics and an Associate Editor of Water Resources and Economics. She has been a guest editor for a special issue of Agricultural Water Management and is currently on the editorial boards of Economics, Water Conservation Science & Engineering, Water Resources and Economics, Australian Water Resources and Agricultural Science. Sarah is also the Chair of the Murray-Darling Basin working group of the Food, Energy, Environment and Water (FE2W) Network. Sarah was born on an irrigated dairy farm in NSW, and grew up on a dryland mixed farm at the top of the Great Dividing Range in the New England region. She has worked as an economist both nationally and internationally, in places such as Rural Solutions South Australia, ESCAP United Nations (Bangkok), Environment Agency (UK) and the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies.

Research Interest

Environmental and Agricultural Economics  Organic Agriculture  Water Trading Biotechnology Gambling and Crime

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