Feng Qiu

Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology
Email
feng.qiu@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0816
Address
509 General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H1

Overview

Research

Research Interests

  • Bio-energy
  • Land use
  • Local food and food access
  • Price and market analysis 


Courses

AREC 433 - Financial Management in Resource Industries

Recent theoretical and empirical developments in finance are applied to natural resource industries including agribusiness, farming, forestry and food. Emphasis on capital budgeting, financial risk, and associated topics for long run investment planning in smaller business enterprises. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 281, or FIN 301.

Fall Term 2021
AREC 460 - Land Use Economics

This course introduces concepts and methods employed in the economics of land use and land use change. Topics include: theoretical and empirical analysis of determinants and drivers of land use and land use change; environmental and socioeconomic consequences of land use change; the role of governments in managing land use decisions; and spatial analysis in land use research. Prerequisite: ECON 101 and (AREC 313, ECON 399, or STAT 378).

Winter Term 2021 Winter Term 2022
AREC 513 - Econometric Applications

Econometric theory, multiple linear regression analysis and interpretation, simultaneous equation estimation, qualitative choice models, time series analysis, applications of econometric techniques to resource and agricultural economic problems. Prerequisite: Intermediate course in statistics or econometrics.

Fall Term 2021
AREC 560 - Land Use Economics

This course introduces concepts and methods employed in the economics of land use and land use change. Topics include: theoretical and empirical analysis of determinants and drivers of land use and land use change; environmental and socioeconomic consequences of land use change; the role of governments in managing land use decisions; and spatial analysis in land use research. Not to be taken if credit received for AREC 460. Prerequisites: ECON 101 and (AREC 313, STAT 378, or ECON 399), or consent of instructor.

Winter Term 2021 Winter Term 2022
AREC 633 - Financial Management in Resource Industries

Recent theoretical and empirical developments in finance are applied to natural resource industries including agribusiness, farming, forestry and food. Emphasis on capital budgeting, financial risk, and associated topics for long run investment planning in smaller business enterprises. Not to be taken if credit received for AREC 433. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Fall Term 2021
AREC 660 - Land Use Economics

This course introduces concepts and methods employed in the economics of land use and land use change. Topics include: theoretical and empirical analysis of determinants and drivers of land use and land use change; environmental and socioeconomic consequences of land use change; the role of governments in managing land-use decisions; and spatial analysis in land-use research. Not to be taken if credit received for AREC 460. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Winter Term 2021 Winter Term 2022

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Publications

Price Volatility Spillovers along the Canadian Cattle Supply Chain
Author(s): Zhen, M., J. Rude, and F. Qiu
Publication Date: 2018
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Issue: 66
Page Numbers: 209-229
External Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/cjag.12146
Spatial disparities in neighborhood public tree coverage: Do modes of transportation matter?
Author(s): Wang, H and F. Qiu
Publication Date: 2018
Publication: Urban Forestry and Urban Greening
Issue: 29
Page Numbers: 58-67
External Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1618866717301760
Assessing Neighbor and Population Growth Influences on Agricultural Land Conversion
Author(s): Haarsma, D. & F. Qiu
Publication Date: 2017
Publication: Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 21-41
External Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12061-015-9172-0
Investigating the Impact of Agricultural Land Losses on Deforestation: Evidence from a Peri-urban Area in Canada
Author(s): Wang, H., and F. Qiu
Publication Date: 2017
Publication: Ecological Economics
Volume: 139
Page Numbers: 9-18
External Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921800916307406
Investigation of the Dynamics of Agricultural Land at the Urban Fringe: A Comparison of Two Peri-Urban Areas in Canada
Author(s): Wang, H. & F. Qiu
Publication Date: 2017
Publication: The Canadian Geographer
Volume: 61
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 457-470
External Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cag.12389/abstract
Examining Hardwood Pulp and Ethanol Prices for Improved Plantations in Canada
Author(s): Work, J., F. Qiu and M.K. Luckert
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Forest Policy and Economics
Volume: 70
Page Numbers: 9-15
External Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389934116300934
Export Restrictions and Smooth Transition Cointegration: Export Quotas for Wheat in Ukraine
Author(s): Götz, L., F. Qiu, J.P., Gervais and T. Glauben
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 67
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 398-419
External Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1477-9552.12149/abstract
Extreme Dependence in Price Transmission Analysis
Author(s): Qiu, F. & J. Rude
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Applied Economics
Volume: 48
Issue: 46
Page Numbers: 4379-4392
External Link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00036846.2016.1158916
Fresh Food Access Revisited
Author(s): Wang, H. & F. Qiu
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning
Volume: 51
Page Numbers: 64-73
External Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264275115300184
How Do Export Controls Affect Price Transmission and Volatility Spillovers in the Ukrainian Wheat and Flour Markets?
Author(s): An, H., F. Qiu and Y. Zheng
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Food Policy
Volume: 62
Page Numbers: 142-150
External Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306919216300719
Loss or Gain: A Spatial Regression Analysis of Switching Land Conversion between Agriculture and Natural Land
Author(s): Wang, H., F. Qiu and X. Ruan
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment
Volume: 221
Issue: 222-234
External Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880916300536
The Effects of Environmental and Socio-Economic Factors on Land-Use Changes.
Author(s): Ruan, X., F. Qiu and M. Dyck
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 188
Volume: 8
Issue: 1-31
External Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10661-016-5450-9
The Role of Socio-economic Status and Spatial Effects on Fresh Food Access: Two Case Studies in Canada
Author(s): Wang, H., L. Tao, F. Qiu and W. Lu
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Applied Geography
Volume: 67
Page Numbers: 27-38
External Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014362281530028X
Do Food Deserts Exist in Calgary, Canada?
Author(s): Lu, W. & F. Qiu
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: The Canadian Geographer
Volume: 59
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 267-282

Impacts of Fragmentation and Neighbor Influence on Farmland Conversion
Author(s): Qiu, F, L. Laliberte, B. Swallow, and S. Jeffrey
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Land Use Policy
Volume: 48
Page Numbers: 482-294
External Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264837715002021
Can Community Gardens and Farmers Markets Relieve Food Desert Problems? A Study of Edmonton, Canada
Author(s): Wang, H., F. Qiu and B. Swallow
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Applied Geography
Volume: 55
Page Numbers: 127-137
External Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143622814002112
An Empirical Investigation of the Linkages between Government Payments and Leasing Arrangements
Author(s): Qiu, F, B. K. Goodwin and J.P. Gervais
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Volume: 36
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 536–551
External Link: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/119179/2/JARE,Dec2011,_7,%20Gervais.pdf