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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:

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

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

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".

Tree based value chains in Africa

The project analyze tree based value chains in Sub Saharan Africa for sustainable development and improved livelihoods.


Below you find a list of publications from the Department, listed in SLU's publication database SLUpub. Scroll to view the full list.

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

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


Within our PhD-courses we offer participating students broad knowledge and insight in the field of sustainable systems of food, energy and biomaterials systems. The courses typically include


Wooden multi-story construction (WMC) has strong potential to satisfy diverse housing needs of urban consumers, enhance promotion of climate-wise construction within municipalities, and boost

Diss Gaëlle Leduc

Exploring layers of factors for farmers’ adoption of ecological approaches charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Gaëlle Leduc defends her thesis “Exploring layers of factors for farmers’ adoption of ecological

Sustainable systems for food, energy and biomaterials

Our research school aims to offer broad knowledge and insight in the technical, environmental, economic and social aspects of sustainable systems designed for the production, processing and use of