Department: Agricultural and Applied Economics

Jason Grant

Jason GrantAssociate professor
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Expert in international markets and trade, regional and multilateral trade negotiations and domestic support for agriculture

jhgrant@vt.edu
540-231-7559
http://www.aaec.vt.edu/people/faculty/grant-jason.html

Expertise

  • Bilateral and regional trade agreements
  • International trade negotiations
  • World Trade Organization
  • Trade disputes
  • International standards and regulations
  • Food safety regulations

Gordon Groover

Gordon GrooverAssociate professor and Extension program leader
Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Expert in economics of agricultural production and farm management; business management, finance, and taxation; and market economics

groover@vt.edu
540-231-5850
http://www.aaec.vt.edu/people/faculty/groover-gordon.html

Expertise

  • Farm management
  • Agricultural economics
  • Budgeting
  • Farm profits
  • Sustainable forage and livestock systems
  • Farm-level risk profitability
  • Profitability of pasture-finished beef systems
  • Profitability of organic dairy
  • Virginia’s Use Value Assessment Program

Ruth Lytton

Ruth LyttonProfessor
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Expert in financial planning

rlytton@vt.edu
540-231-6678

Expertise

  • Financial planning
  • Budgeting
  • Individual resource management
  • Housing and family development
  • Client relationship management

Achla Marathe

Achla MaratheProfessor
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech

Expert in health informatics; agent-based modeling and simulations; infrastructures and their interdependencies; sociological and technological change affecting individuals, families, and communities

amarathe@vbi.vt.edu
540-231-9210
http://www.aaec.vt.edu/people/faculty/marathe-achla.html
http://www.vbi.vt.edu/faculty/Achla-Marathe

Expertise

  • Policy informatics
  • Modeling and simulation of socio-economic systems
  • Economics of epidemiology and health behavior
  • Wireless markets
  • Electricity markets
  • Synthetic information systems

Mary Marchant

Mary MarchantProfessor
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Expert in international trade and China with a focus on examining U.S. competitiveness and interaction of domestic policies through the international market, specifically with China.

mmarchan@vt.edu
540-231-1674
http://www.aaec.vt.edu/people/faculty/marchant-mary.html

 Expertise

  • International trade
  • Agricultural marketing and agribusiness
  • U.S. competitiveness
  • Trade policies
  • Biofuels
  • Alternative energy
  • Food and Agricultural Education Information System (FAEIS)

Bradford Mills

Bradford MillsProfessor
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Expert in international trade and development; sociological and technological change affecting individuals, families, and communities; and community resource planning and development

bfmills@vt.edu
540-231-6461
http://www.aaec.vt.edu/people/faculty/mills-bradford.html

Expertise

  • Rural development
  • Regional economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Household well being