Thomas W. Hertel 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) and the founder and Executive Director of the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP). Professor Hertel is the inaugural recipient of the Purdue University Research and Scholarship Distinction Award. He has also 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).
Telecoupling of land use systems, Land governance, Land change trade-offs for ecosystem services and biodiversity
As the Trump administration slashes federal estimates of the future costs of climate change, new research by GLP Member Thomas Hertel and colleagues suggests that even the much higher cost calculated by the Obama administration might be too low.
GLP Member Thomas Hertel welcomes paper submissions for session GC046: Interdependence of Coupled Human and Natural Systems around the World at the Fall AGU meeting December 11-15 in New Orleans, Louisiana.