Dominic Moran


Dominic Moran is Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Edinburgh. Previously he worked for a period of 18 years at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), prior to which he was a government economist and in private consulting. His research focuses on applying economics to environmental management and the development of interdisciplinary approaches to resource allocation problems in agriculture and global food security. Most recently, his work has focused on the challenges of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and food supply chains, and the problem of antimicrobial use and resistance in agriculture. Dominic has worked in over 30 countries and has published more than 100 refereed journal papers. He has been in continuous receipt of funding from the EU, ESRC, NERC or BBSRC since 2000 for his research on climate change and agriculture, and has supervised 20 PhD students.

Author's Books

The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare

Theory, Evidence and Policy