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Luis  Pena-Levano

Created: 8/9/2013
Updated: 7/19/2021
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Dr. Luis Pena-Levano
Assistant Professor

University of Wisconsin - River Falls
102 Ag Science Building, Office 102
River Falls, WI 54022
United States

luis.penalevano@uwrf.edu



Biography
Luis Peña-Lévano is Assistant Professor in Agribusiness and Resource Economics at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls, in the department of Agricultural Economics with specialization in dairy economics, CGE, international agricultural trade and research in climate change. His areas of interest are international finance and trade, resource economics, benefit cost analysis and the application of global economic effects using general equilibriums models. Recently, he has been awarded with the Best Publication in Environmental and Resource Economics journal. His dissertation "The Economic Benefits and Cost of Mitigating Climate Change" received the Dissertation Award in the field of Social Sciences in 2018 by Purdue University.
In the last four years, he has earned many prestigious awards and fellowships such as the Ludwig Kruhe Fellowship and Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship. He has also been in the Top3 winners in the Graduate Case Study competition (2014,2016), the Graduate Extension Competition (2015, 2016). He has also received the Latin American Outstanding Research Award (LAS-OR) at the AAEA (2015,2016), the Agricultural Marketing Policy Outstanding Research - Early Career Award at the AAEA (2016) and the AAEA-AFM Young Scholar Award (to be received in the 2017 AAEA Meeting at Chicago).


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