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Carl Pray Carl Pray
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
New Brunswick Campus
Key Topics:
World food production and demand, agricultural biotechnology innovations, science policy, technology policy, bio-fuels, developing world economies.

Expert's Biography:
Carl Pray is a professor and chair of the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. He is also a member of the board of academic advisors for the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Science.

Pray has been a visiting professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Also served as the director of the graduate program in food and business economics at Rutgers University.

Pray's research has been focused on the effectiveness of public sector investment in agricultural research in the developing world. Currently he is spearheading a research project in concert with scholars worldwide in analyzing innovations in bio-fuels an alternative energy source agricultural biotechnology and fuel commodities. He was also recently won a Rockefeller foundation grant to work with economists in India and China to evaluate the success of research on drought-tolerant rice.

Pray received his Ph. D. in economic history from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978 and has since devoted his research to agricultural economics and marketing.

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