MK Luckert

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

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology
Email
marty.luckert@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-5002
Address
557C General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H1

Overview

About

Job/Research Area

Economic Development, Forest Economics, Natural Resource Economics

Dr. Luckert is a participant in the Land Reclamation International Graduate School (LRIGS) program sponsored by NSERC CREATE.


Research

Current Grants

  • 2012-2016. 300,000 "Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and University of Alberta Research Collaboration". Funded by CCAFS. With B. Swallow.
  • 2012-2014. $47,040. “Aligning policies among adjoining jurisdictions in Alberta:Case studies within the Yellowhead ecosystem”. Funded by the Foothills Research Institute. With J. Parkins and V. Adamowicz.
  • 2011-2014. $10,000,000 ($600,000 for social science research at the University of Alberta). “POPCAN: Genetic improvement of poplar trees as a Canadian bioenergy feedstock”. Funded by Genome Canada and a variety of other organizations including Genome Alberta. With C. Douglas and S. Mansfield (main project). With Henry An, Glen Armstrong, Peter Boxall, Scott Jeffrey, Jim Unterschultz, and Denys Yemshanov (social science project).
  • 2010-2011. $49,000 “Forest Plantations in Alberta: Prospects for Bio-energy”. Funded by the Canadian School for Energy and the Environment. With J. Unterschultz and B. Thomas.
  • 2010-2014. $600,000 “Vulnerability, coping and adaptation within the context of climate change and HIV/AIDS in South Africa: Investigating strategies and practices to strengthen livelihoods and food security, improve health, and build resilience” Funded by IDRC. With C. Shackleton, S. Shackleton, S. Mohapatra, J. Parkins, and B. Swallow.

Courses

FOREC 473 - Forest Policy

Analysis of forest resource policy formation and evaluation. Review of selected policies and programs provincially, nationally, and internationally. Analysis of current policy issues. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 269, ECON 365, or FOREC 345. (Offered jointly by the Departments of Renewable Resources and Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES).) [REES]

Fall Term 2020
FOREC 673 - Forest Policy

Analysis of forest resource policy formation and evaluation. Review of selected policies and programs provincially, nationally, and internationally. Analysis of current policy issues. Not to be taken if credit received for FOREC 473. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 269, ECON 365, or FOREC 345, or consent of instructor. (Offered jointly by the Departments of Renewable Resources and Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES).) [REES]

Fall Term 2020

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Publications

A real options-net present value approach to assessing land use change: A case study of Afforestation in Canada
Author(s): Denys Yemshanov, Geoffrey R McCarney, Grant Hauer, Marty K Luckert, Jim Unterschultz, Daniel W McKenney
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Forest Policy and Economics
Volume: 50
Page Numbers: 327-336

Bark: Use, Management, and Commerce in Africa
Author(s): Cunningham, T, Campbell, B. and M. Luckert (eds.)
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Economic Botany
Volume: 17
Page Numbers: 288

Contribution of Baobab Production Activities to Household Livelihoods: A Case Study in Zimbabwe
Author(s): Luckert, M.K., N. Nemarundwe, L. Gibbs, I. Grundy, G. Hauer, D. Maruzane, S. Shackleton, and J. Sithole
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Economic Botany
Issue: 17
Page Numbers: 255-270

Economic Implications of Forest Tenures
Author(s): Luckert, M. K.
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Handbook of Forest Resource Economics
Issue: Chapter 25
Page Numbers: 389-402

Educational returns beyond the mean: Differences along wage distributions of men and women in India's formal labor market
Author(s): Mohapatra, S. and M.K. Luckert
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: International Journal of Educational Development
Volume: 36
Issue: May
Page Numbers: 22-32

Market and government failures in the competition for land for biofuel production in Canada
Author(s): Luckert, M
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Biofuels and Carbon Management
Volume: 5
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 211-218

Tenures and Forest Income: Observations from a Global Study on Forests and Poverty
Author(s): Jagger, P., Luckert, M.K., Duchelle, A., Lund, J.F., and W.D. Sunderlin
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: World Development
Volume: 64
Issue: Supplement 1
Page Numbers: S43-S55

Impact of community-based HIV/AIDS treatment on Household Incomes in Uganda
Author(s): Feulefack, J., Luckert, M.K., Mohapatra, S., Cash, S., Alibhai, A., and Kipp, W.
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: PLoS ONE
Volume: 8
Issue: 6
Page Numbers: e65625

Preferences of Community Public Advisory Group Members for Characteristics of Canadian Forest Tenures in Pursuit of Sustainable Forest Management Objectives
Author(s): Kruger, C., Boxall, P.C. and M.K. Luckert
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Forest Policy and Economics
Volume: 26
Page Numbers: 121-130

Transformation and barriers in the context of multiple stressors: Understandings from two rural sites in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
Author(s): Shackleton, S., Marty Luckert, Georgina Cundill, Leigh Cobban, Caryn Clarke, Ross Shackleton and Patrick Ndlovu
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Proceedings of Transformation in a Changing climate
Page Numbers: 19-21

Asking questions to understand rural livelihoods: Comparing disaggregated and aggregated approaches to household livelihood questionnaires
Author(s): Jagger, P. Luckert, M.K., Banana, A., and J. Bahati
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: World Development.
Volume: 40
Issue: 9
Page Numbers: 1810-1823

Optimal Zoning of Forested Land Considering The Contribution of Exotic Plantations
Author(s): Anderson, J.A, Armstrong, G.W., Luckert, M.K., and Adamowicz, W.L.
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Mathematical and Computational Forestry & Natural-Resource Sciences.
Volume: 4
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 92-104

Uncertain educational returns in a developing country
Author(s): Mohapatra, S and M.K. Luckert
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: International Journal of Education Development
Volume: 32
Page Numbers: 590-599

An Introduction to Data Analysis
Author(s): Shively, G. and M. Luckert
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence: Methods for Research and Fieldwork
Issue: Chapter 13
Page Numbers: 209-226

Economic Concepts, Methods, and Tools for Risk Analysis in Forestry under Climate Change
Author(s): Williamson, T. Luckert, M.K. and G. Hauer
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Environment Modeling for Sustainable Regional Development: System Approaches and Advanced Methods
Volume: Chapter 15
Page Numbers: 303-326

Getting Quality Data
Author(s): Friis Lund, J., Shackleton S. and M. Luckert
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence: Methods for Research and Fieldwork
Issue: Chapter 11
Page Numbers: 175-189

Policies for the Sustainably Managing Canada’s Forests: Tenure, Stumpage Fees and Forest Practices
Author(s): M.K., D. Haley, and G. Hoberg
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: UBC Press: Vancouver
Page Numbers: 214

Valuing the Priceless: What is the worth of non-marketed products?
Author(s): Wunder, S., Luckert, M., and Smith-Olsen, C.
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence: Methods for Research and Fieldwork
Issue: Chapter 8
Page Numbers: 127-145

What is tenure security?: Conceptual implications for empirical analysis
Author(s): Arnot, C. Luckert, M.K. and P. Boxall
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Land Economics
Volume: 87
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 297-311