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Kent Messer, S. Hallock du Pont Professor of Applied Economics in the Department of Applied Economics & Statistics and the Director of the Center for Experimental & Applied Economics, applies behavioral science and experimental economics to problems in the nexus of agriculture and the environment. Messer is the project director of Project WiCCED, a $23 million interdisciplinary, multi-institutional project investigating challenges in the changing coastal environment of Delaware. Having published more than 75 publications, Messer also has served as editor of the Agricultural and Resource Economics Review and written two textbooks. His recent book, “The Science of Strategic Conservation: Protecting More with Less,” was published in 2018.
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