Bruce Weber

Professor, Agriculture and Applied Economics

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR United States

  • A series of papers on the impact of the Endangered Species Act on rural communities:
    • Impact of efforts to protect the Spotted Owl in Oregon’s old growth forests on forest industry and local employment rates.

  • Researching the impact of where a young person grew up on their upward mobility, both at the household level and community or regional level
    • organizing a conference on this topic

  • Follow up with more research on the forestry industry and the impacts of the Endangered Species Act
  • Study how recession and policy changes affected social safety net participation, focusing on the Supplemental Food Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps)
  • Study what communities can do to foster the conditions that promote upward mobility and community resilience and reducing poverty and inequality

Human Capital and Migration

Research and Exchange

Policy Fora


Distance Learning