Economics

Overview

Providing applied economic research and extension to meet the needs of industry, related businesses, local governments and others

Major Current Research Projects

Assessing the current state of the hard clam and oyster acquaculture industry in Virginia and estimating the economic activity arising from its growth (T. Murray and K. Hudsen)

Ongoing annual report highlighting the production and economic trends in Virginia's shellfish aquaculture industry including numbers planted, sold, prices, and employment. (T. Murray and K. Hudson)

Principle Investigators

Thomas Murray: Marine business and applied economics

Karen Hudson: Shellfish aquaculture informational/advisory assistance