Bruce Weber

Professor, Agriculture and Applied Economics
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR United States
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  • A series of papers on the impact of the Endangered Species Act on rural communities:
    • Impact of efforts to protect the Spotted Owl in Oregon’s old growth forests on forest industry and local employment rates.

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  • Researching the impact of where a young person grew up on their upward mobility, both at the household level and community or regional level
    • organizing a conference on this topic

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  • Follow up with more research on the forestry industry and the impacts of the Endangered Species Act
  • Study how recession and policy changes affected social safety net participation, focusing on the Supplemental Food Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps)
  • Study what communities can do to foster the conditions that promote upward mobility and community resilience and reducing poverty and inequality

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Human Capital and Migration

Research and Exchange

Policy Fora


Distance Learning

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Oregon State University
Curriculum Vitae