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Samuel Bell

Assistant Professor (Sr Res) and Director of Sustainability Degree Program
sam.bell [at]

Office: 541-737-3781

Ballard Extension Hall

Ballard Extension Hall 240G

2591 SW Campus Way

2591 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Fields: Environmental economics, development, clean energy, sustainability, climate change, program evaluation.

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Current Research

Recent publications

  1. "Agricultural adoption and behavioral economics: bridging the gap", with Streletskaya, N. A., et al., Applied Economics Policy and Perspectives, 2020;
  2. "Technology Adoption Under Uncertainty: Take-Up and Subsequent Investment in Zambia", with Oliva, P., et al. Review of Economics and Statistics, 2019.
  3. "The Random Quantity Mechanism: Laboratory and Field Tests of a Novel Cost-Revealing Procurement Mechanism", with Streletskaya, N. A., Environmental and Resource Economics, 2019.
  4. "Urban consumer preferences for nutrient-fortified foods in Zambia: a choice experiment", with Streletskaya, N.A., et al., Agribusiness, 2020;

Work in progress

  1. Compliance in conservation contracting with limited liability and uncertainty;
  2. Tourists’ willingness to pay for wildlife increases in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia;
  3. County resilience to economic shocks, with M. Rahe, P. Lewin;
  4. Consumer demand for distributed renewable energy with asset financing.