Professor Sarah Wheeler

Professor Sarah Wheeler
 Position Professor
 Org Unit Ctr Global Food & Resources
 Telephone +61 8 8313 9130
 Location Floor/Room 6 ,  Nexus 10 Tower ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Sarah is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow and the Associate Director of Research with the Centre for Global Food and Resources at the University of Adelaide. She graduated with her PhD in 2007, and has over 100 peer-reviewed outputs in the research areas of irrigated farming, organic farming, water markets, water scarcity, crime and gambling.

    She is an Associate Editor of the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics and an Associate Editor of Water Resources and Economics. She has been a guest editor for a special issue of Agricultural Water Management and is currently on the editorial boards of Economics, Water Conservation Science & Engineering, Water Resources and Economics, Australian Water Resources  and Agricultural Science. Sarah is also the Chair of the Murray-Darling Basin working group of the Food, Energy, Environment and Water (FE2W) Network.

    Sarah was born on an irrigated dairy farm in NSW, and grew up on a dryland mixed farm at the top of the Great Dividing Range in the New England region. She has worked as an economist both nationally and internationally, in places such as Rural Solutions South Australia, ESCAP United Nations (Bangkok), Environment Agency (UK) and the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies.

  • Qualifications

    PhD Economics - University of South Australia (2007)

    Bachelor Economics (Hons) - University of Adelaide (1996)

  • Research Interests

    Environmental and Agricultural Economics
    Organic Agriculture
    Water Trading
    Gambling and Crime

  • Research Funding

    Please see my researcher profile for all my latest grant funding.

  • Publications

    Please see my researcher profile for all my latest publications.

  • Professional Associations

    AARES (Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society)

    Food, Energy, Environment and Water Network (FE2W)

    International Water Resource Economists Consortium

    Centre for Water Economics and Policy, ANU

    Independent Gambling Research Consortium, University of Adelaide

    International Association of Agricultural Economists

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Entry last updated: Thursday, 4 Jan 2018

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