George Frisvold

Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

George Frisvold joined the faculty at The University of Arizona in 1997. He has been a visiting scholar at India's National Institute of Rural Development, a lecturer at The Johns Hopkins University, and Chief of the Resource and Environmental Policy Branch of USDA's Economic Research Service. His research interests include domestic and international environmental policy, as well as the causes and consequences of technological change in agriculture. In 1995-96, Dr. Frisvold served on the Senior staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisers with responsibility for agricultural, natural resource, and international trade issues.


  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1989