Gerald Nelson

Gerald Nelson
  • Professor Emeritus
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1982, PhD, Stanford University. Agricultural economist with over 30 years of professional and research experience in the areas of policy analysis, land use and climate change. Formerly: contributions to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and FAO's State of Food and Agriculture; 1985-2008, Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Agricultural Development Council specialist, University of the Philippines, Los Baños; 2008-13, coordinated and led much of IFPRI's research on climate change.