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Professor David Pannell

BSc (Agric)(Hons1), BEc, PhD (UWA)

Elected: 2012

Discipline: Economics

Specialisation: Environmental economics, resource economics, agricultural economics

Profile

Professor David Pannell is the Director, Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy, and Winthrop Professor in the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia.  Professor Pannell's research includes the economics of managing the environment and natural resources, landholder adoption of conservation practices, and agricultural economics.  He specialises in multi-disciplinary research on these topics, and in research that delivers value to end users.

Appointments

  • Director on the Board of Land and Water Australia
  • Program Leader, CRC for Plant-Based Management of Dryland Salinity
  • Program Leader, Future Farm Industries CRC
  • Scientific Advisory Panel, Caring for our Country Program, Australian Government
Main teaching, research or administrative posts
  • 2008 - 2013: Director of Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy, UWA
  • 2008 - 2009: Program Leader: Future Farm Industries CRC
  • 2002 - 2007: Associate Professor (Professor from May 2004), School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UWA
  • 2002 - 2008: Program Leader: CRC for Plant-Based Management of Dryland Salinity
  • 1997 - 2002: Associate Professor, and Principal Research Fellow, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Western Australia
  • 1991 - 1997: Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Western Australia
  • 1991 - 1997: Program Leader: Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture
  • 1983 - 1991: Research economist with the Western Australian Department of Agriculture

Awards

  • Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Quality of Research Communication award, 2012
  • Distinguished Fellow, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2011
  • ARC Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Research, 2009
  • Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Quality of Research Discovery award, 2009

Publications

Pannell, D J, Roberts, A M, Park, G, Alexander, J, Curatolo, A, and Marsh, S (2012), 'Integrated assessment of public investment in land-use change to protect environmental assets in Australia', in Land Use Policy, 29(2): 377 - 387

Roberts, A M, Pannell, D J, Doole, G and Vigiak, O (2012), 'Agricultural land management strategies to reduce phosphorus loads in the Gippsland Lakes', in Agricultural Systems 106(1), 11 - 22

Pannell, D J and Roberts, A M (2010), 'The National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality: A retrospective assessment', in Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 54(4): 437 - 456

Pannell, D J (2008), 'Public benefits, private benefits, and policy intervention for land-use change for environmental benefits' in Land Economics, 84(2): 225 - 240

Pannell, D J, Marshall, G R, Barr, N, Curtis, A, Vanclay, F and Wilkinson, R (2006), 'Understanding and promoting adoption of conservation practices by rural landholders', in Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 46(11): 1407 - 1424

Contact

Website: www.DavidPannell.net

Contact Information

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

    ABN: 59 957 839 703
  • Location: 26 Balmain Crescent, Acton, ACT 2601
  • Postal: GPO Box 1956, Canberra, ACT 2601
  • +61 .2 62491788
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  • secretariat@assa.edu.au