Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Phone: (919) 515-5179
Fax: (919) 515-1824
Office Address: 4328 Nelson Hall
Dr. Renkow is a Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics at NC State. His research and teaching interests are in international development and regional economics. Dr. Renkow’s international work focuses on poverty alleviation, infrastructure planning, and agricultural technology adoption, with special emphasis on the problems of agricultural development in less-favored agroecological zones. Domestic policy research focuses on community and rural development, rural-urban land use issues, solid waste management and local public finance. Dr. Renkow is currently an Associate Editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and has served on the editorial boards of Review of Agricultural Economics and Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. He is a Fellow of the Rural Development Research Consortium, and regularly serves as a consultant for the World Bank and various international agricultural research centers. Dr. Renkow teaches graduate level courses in economic development.