Dr. McCarl's recent research efforts have largely involved policy analysis (mainly in climate change, climate change mitigation, water economics, and biosecurity) as well as the proper application of quantitative methods to such analyses. He teaches graduate courses in applied mathematical programming and applied risk analysis. He was part of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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Academic Articles318
  • McCarl, B. A., & Yang, Y. (2020). Economics. The Food-Energy-Water Nexus. (pp. 129-151). Springer International Publishing.
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  • Kinne, B., Magee, D., McCarl, B. A., Mohtar, R., Richardson, R. B., Ruddell, B. L., Saundry, P., & Treemore-Spears, L. (2020). Opportunities at the Nexus. The Food-Energy-Water Nexus. (pp. 587-611). Springer International Publishing.
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  • Arunanondchai, P., Fei, C., Fisher, A., McCarl, B. A., Wang, W., & Yang, Y. (2018). How does climate change affect agriculture?. The Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Economics. (pp. 191-210). Routledge.
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  • Arunanondchai, P., Fei, C., & McCarl, B. A. (2018). Adaptation in Agriculture. Climate Resilient Agriculture - Strategies and Perspectives. InTech.
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  • McCarl, B. A., & Callaway, J. M. (2018). Carbon Sequestration Through Tree Planting on Agricultural Lands. Soil Management and Greenhouse Effect. (pp. 329-350). CRC Press.
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Conference Papers28
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Texas A&M University; Agricultural Economics; 2124 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2124