Tom Hertel
Tom Hertel
Purdue University
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Mr. Thomas W. Hertel (USA) is Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. Prof. Hertel’s research and teaching focusses on international trade, food and environmental security. He is a Fellow, and a Past-President, of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), Fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Honorary Life Member of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, and the founder and Executive Director of the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP). Professor Hertel has received a number of AAEA awards including, Outstanding Graduate Teacher, Publication of Enduring Quality, Distinguished Policy Contribution, Outstanding Journal Article and Quality of Communication. His research as also been recognized by the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (Best Journal Article) and the Ecological Society of America (Sustainability Science Award).

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