Rodney Beard is Visiting Professor in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness at International College Beijing, China Agricultural University.  He previously worked  at the University of Glasgow where he was a researcher in the Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, La Rochelle Business School, France where he taught Economics and Business Administration.  He was also Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing Business Economics and Law and the Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy and the Environment (CABREE) at the University of Alberta, he has lectured Economics and Agricultural economics at the University of Queensland and was a Senior Research Associate in Environmental Science at the University of East Anglia in the UK.  His research focuses on Agricultural and Resource Economics including: Environmental and Energy Economics, Applied Microeconomic Theory and Public Economics.

  • PhD, Agricultural Economics, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Diplom-Volkswirt, (equiv. Masters in Economics), University of Konstanz, Germany
  • BA, Griffith University, Australia

Beard R. (2018) Implementation of a Next-Generation Course Architecture for Blended Learning. In: Khare A., Hurst D. (eds) On the Line. Springer, Cham

Beard, R. (2017) The Changing Nature of the Information Supply Chain, IAFOR Journal of Business and Management, Vol 2, Issue 1, pp 36-49 March.

Beard, R. N-Firm Oligopoly with General Iso-Elastic Demand, Bulletin of Economic Research, Volume 67, Issue 4, October 2015 Pages 336–345

Beard, R. and McDonald, S. Time-consistent fair water sharing agreements, in: Jørgensen, Steffen; Vincent, Thomas; Quincampoix, Marc (Eds.) Advances in Dynamic Game Theory and Applications Series: Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games, Vol. 9, 2007.

Yanes, K.K. Tang, Ng, E. and Beard, R. (2005) The hierarchical structure of a firm: a geometric approach, Economics Bulletin, Vol. 12 no. 13 pp. 1-7.

Beard, R. and Wegener, M. (2001) Industry Structure and the Reform of the Queensland Sugar Industry: A Computational Model, Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol. 31, No. 2, September.

  • Agricultural, Resource, Environmental and Energy Economics
  • Applied Microeconomic Theory and Public Economic theory
  • Operations research and management science
  • Applied Econometrics

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