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Ben Gramig is Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. He works on interdisciplinary teams of social scientists, engineers, and climate and natural scientists to address agricultural, environmental and natural resource issues. He uses survey-based methods and secondary data to understand human-environment interactions and behavioral responses to public policy and market-based incentives. Gramig also work with process-based crop simulation and biophysical models to find cost-effective pollution control strategies at the watershed or landscape scale. He is engaged in integrated research and extension efforts to inform land use decision making that is influenced by weather and climate variability at the farm and watershed scales. Professor Gramig teaches an undergraduate course on natural resource and environmental economics, and has taught graduate courses on environmental policy analysis and dynamic optimization.

Gramig is a native of Kentucky. He attended the Universities of Louisville and Kentucky, receiving his Bachelor's degree in natural resource conservation and management and his Master's degree in agricultural economics from the UK College of Agriculture. Gramig received his Doctorate in agricultural economics from Michigan State University. He joined the faculty at Purdue University in February 2008.

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