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Uris Lantz C Baldos

Agricultural Economics 

  • Research Assistant Professor
KRAN Room 570
403 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2056

Uris earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of the Philippines at Los Baños. After a short stint in the private sector, he pursued his master’s and doctorate in agricultural economics, both from Purdue University. He spent a year and a half as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Global Trade Analysis. He co-developed the Simplified International Model of agricultural Prices, Land use and the Environment (SIMPLE), a computational economic model of global agriculture which he extensively use in his research as well as co-authored a textbook on global food sustainability. Uris’ research interests are on the broad issues surrounding the global farm-food-environment nexus, local-global telecoupling and on computational economic modelling.

Selected Publications

Haqiqi, I., Bowling, L. C., Sadia, J., Hertel, T. W., Baldos, U., & Liu, J. (2018). Global Drivers of Land and Water Sustainability Stresses at Mid-century. Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) Policy Briefs, 4(1).

Woo , Jungha, Baldos, U., Zhao , Lan, Song , Carol, & Shin , Jaewoo (2018). SIMPLE-G US Web Application. Retrieved from https://mygeohub.org/resources/simpleus

Woo , Jungha, Shin , Jaewoo, Baldos, U., & Zhao , Lan (2017). SIMPLE-G. Retrieved from https://mygeohub.org/resources/simpleg

Baldos, U., Hertel, T. W., & Moore, F. (n.d.). Understanding the Spatial Distribution of Welfare Impacts of Global Warming on Agriculture and its Drivers. Manuscript in preparation.

Baldos, U., Hertel, T. W., Jarvis, L., & Ramankutty, N. (2018). Productivity Growth is Key to Achieving Long Run Agricultural Sustainability. Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) Policy Briefs, 8(1).

Liu, J., Hertel, T. W., Kucharik, C., Baldos, U., Jarvis, L., & Ramankutty, N. (2018). Using Targeted Policies to Manage Nitrogen for Sustainable Agriculture in the US. Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) Policy Briefs, 8(1).

Baldos, U., & Hertel, T. W. (2014). Revisiting the Historical Green Revolution: Impacts on Global Food Security. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

Baldos, U., & Hertel, T. W. (2014). Global food security in 2050: the role of agricultural productivity and climate change. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 58(4), 554--570.

Hertel, T. W., Ramankutty, N., & Baldos, U. (2014). Global market integration increases likelihood that a future African Green Revolution could increase crop land use and CO2 emissions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(38), 13799--13804.

Lobell, D. B., Baldos, U., & Hertel, T. W. (2013). Climate adaptation as mitigation: the case of agricultural investments. Environmental Research Letters, 8(1), 015012.

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