Leah H. Palm-Forster

Department of Applied Economics and Statistics

Leah H. Palm-Forster

Associate Professor of Applied Economics
Director of the Center for Experimental & Applied Economics


Office Location:
531 S. College Avenue
206 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716


  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, 2015
  • M.S., Virginia Tech, Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2011
  • B.S., Virginia Tech, Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2009
  • B.S., Virginia Tech, Animal and Poultry Sciences, 2009


Current courses

  • APEC324 – Introduction to Resource Economics
  • APEC406 – Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy
  • APEC 867 - Conducting Applied Economics Research


Research interests

  • Agri-environmental Policy,
  • Agricultural Technology Adoption, 
  • Ecosystem Service Provision, 
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, 
  • Experimental Economics