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Economics is the social science that describes the factors that determine the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. One of the academic disiplines is national economics, at SLU linked to natural resources.

There are 69 pages tagged with Economics:

Agricultural Economics and Management

Campus Uppsala Uppsala is Sweden’s fourth largest city, and the hub of SLU’s educational activities. Located just outside of the city centre, SLU’s Uppsala campus is spacious, leafy and picturesque


The Department partake in many different collaboration and networks nationally and internationally. Below we list a few, learn more about them by following the links. Most of the staff is linked to

News from the project

New publication out Wekesa, C., Mutta, D., Larwanou, M., Kowero, G., & Roos, A. (2023). Effects of charcoal ban on value chains and livelihoods in Kenyan coast–Stakeholders’ perceptions .

Research Projects

The Department both run and partake in several larger and smaller, national and international research projects. Below are some of our active projects. Research projects with website KnockOnWood

Department of Forest Economics

Natural resources in general and especially forests are central to the research, education and cooperation being conducted within the areas of natural resource economics, forest economics, forest


Decisions involving scarce resources is a common definition of economics. The research area Economics is usually divided into Business Economics and Economics. The research at the Department within

Other activities

Our activities include seminars, workshops and field trips that aim to enrich our students knowledge and promote networking with other researchers, society and industry. Go back to the SSFEB main

Diss Jacob Dalgaard Christensen

Risk, reproducibility, and reproduction: Essays on scholar’s analytic decisions and consumers’ product purchases charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Jacob Dalgaard Christensen defends his thesis "Risk,

Ecology and Society, ECOS

Coordinators Chandra Krishnamurthy (Forest economics, chandra.kiran@slu.se), and Tim Hofmeester (Fish, wildlife and environmental sciences, tim.hofmeester@slu.se) mona.bonta.bergman@slu.se Course:

Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics 2022

The Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics (SSFE) biennial meeting in 2022 will take place November 29 - December 2, 2022 in the city of Umeå in the Swedish county of Västerbotten. Umeå was founded


This popular course, first offered in 2018 (when it received the best PhD course prize from SLU), and then 2019, online in 2021 and again fully online in 2022. The course aims to provide

Recorded talks

Some of our researcher and guests popular science talks have been recorded and can be seen below. A large part of the lectures are produced within the Forest Faculty's lecture series "Worth Knowing".