Texas Tech University

Eduardo Segarra, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Agricultural and Applied Economics
Dr. Eduardo Segarra

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Eduardo Segarra has been a member of Texas Tech University's faculty since 1987. He served as chairman of the Department from 2005 to 2013. He has taught economic principles, price theory, production economics, operations research, international trade, risk management, and dynamic optimization. He advises and monitors the research program of graduate and undergraduate students, and visiting scholars. Conducts research in production and natural resource economics, and domestic and international agriculturally related issues/policies. His teaching objectives are to educate students about economic concepts applicable to decision-making and to motivate students to be able to learn on their own without being intimidated by complexity.

The thrust of his research effort is improving farm level decision-making by the consideration of the impacts of emerging technologies, public policy changes, and environmental and resource constraints that are likely to affect agricultural producers and society at large. His research ranges from applied farm level through purely disciplinary. 

His objective regarding service and engagement is to contribute to the enhancement of internal, external, and outreach missions at the departmental, college and university levels. His professional, academic and community service tends to be task driven and strives for it to be focused and effective. He has participated in 65 research projects.  Served as PI of 21 projects, as co-PI of 28 projects, as cooperator in 16 projects, and obtained 13 travel grants.  Total research funding obtained $13,827,825.  Total own research expenditures $2,697,200.  He has over 425 refereed/peer reviewed publications and professional presentations to his credit.

Agricultural Sciences 205-E

Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

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