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Marshall Burke

Marshall Burke

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford King Center on Global Development
Assistant Professor
Department of Earth System Science
Center Fellow
Freeman Spogli Institute (FSI)
Center Fellow
Woods Institute for the Environment
PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2014
BA, International Relations, Stanford University, 2003


Marshall Burke is assistant professor in the Department of Earth System Science, member of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), and Center Fellow at the Center on Food Security and the Environment at Stanford University. His research focuses on social and economic impacts of environmental change, and on the economics of rural development in Africa. His work has appeared in both economics and scientific journals, including recent publications in Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. He holds a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in International Relations from Stanford.

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Research Interests: 
Agricultural Development, Climate Effects on Food Security