Dr. Gordon C. Rausser is the Robert Gordon Sproul Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, in the College of Natural Resources. He is a preeminent agricultural and resource economist whose contributions in academia, government service, business, and public policy are exceptional for their impact around the world. His leadership at Berkeley, including his exemplary service as dean of the College of Natural Resources, has had a critical and transformative effect in sustaining the College’s strength and enabling it to achieve global stature and influence.
The Rausser Festschrift will feature panels focused on topics such as “Governance Structures and Agriculture’s Role in Economic Development,” “Big Data Analytics and Continuous Remote Sensing,” “Public Policy and Market Reforms in Transition Economics,” and more. Panelists during the two-day conference include Rausser’s colleagues and former students—distinguished experts in the fields of economics, law, international studies, public policy, and global poverty and development.