Brian Wright

Brian Wright

Title
Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Department
Dept of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Phone
510-642-9213
Research Expertise and Interest
innovation, economics, catastrophe insurance, intellectual property, agricultural policy, patents, commodity markets, storage, speculation
Research Description

<p>Brian Wright's research interests include economics of markets for storable commodities, market stabilization, agricultural policy, industrial organization, public finance, invention incentives, intellectual property rights, the economics of research and development, and the economics of conservation and innovation of genetic resources. He is currently working on estimation of commodity price behavior, the causes of recent grain price volatility, the effects of patent licensing on innovation, and the evaluation of patents.</p>

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