Jon Conrad

Jon Conrad

  • Professor Emeritus


Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Cornell Directory Entry


Jon M. Conrad is professor of resource economics emeritus in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. He earned his PhD in economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1973. From 1973 through 1977 he was an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He joined the faculty at Cornell University in 1978. He has had visiting appointments at the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Berkeley. He is co-author, with Colin Clark, of Natural Resource Economics: Notes and Problems, (Cambridge University Press, 1987), and sole author of Resource Economics, Second Edition (Cambridge University Press, 2010). He has published articles in the Journal of Political Economy, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, Ecological Economics, Land Economics, and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. His research focus has been on the application of methods for dynamic optimization to the management of natural resources.

Selected Publications

Academic Degrees

  • PhD University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1973
  • MA University of Washington, 1970
  • BS University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1968