Spring 2010 Courses

Teaching schedule March 2010

 Risk Management
(Financial Risk Management)

M. Mece, D. Risilia


Christie Chang


Prof Parashqevi Rrapo

PingSun Leung

International Agriculture Trade Policies

E.Skreli, R. Kola


Dr.Alexander F. McCalla


Follow up on extension
MOA representatives

Carl I. Evensen


Research collaboration with selected faculty

Dr. Engjell Skreli

Chan-Halbrendt, Catherine


Dr Christie Chang:

Dr Christie Chang has established a strong reputation for high quality research both in Australia and overseas in economic evaluation of generic advertising, applied demand systems analysis, and the problematisation of agribusiness marketing both in Australia and developing countries in Asia. Her research also focuses on identifying ways of improving supply chain management in Australian agricultural growth areas such as organic and EMS-based farming systems. She has published 30 refereed articles in highly-ranked international journals, one edited book, eight book chapters, three book reviews and numerous conference and working papers. She has received a number of commonwealth funded projects from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). In 2007 she was recognised by the ARC Discovery Grant assessment panel as an expert of international standing in Agribusiness.


Dr.Alex McCalla

Professor of Agricultural Economics, Emeritus
University of California, Davis

Alex McCalla is best known for his research on international trade, an area in which he has published extensively. His work has been honored by the American.
Agricultural Economics Association, which presented him with its Quality of
Communication Award in 1979 and Quality of Research Discovery Award in 1982,
and elected him a fellow in 1988. Throughout his academic career McCalla was associated with the
University of California, Davis, where he served as dean of the College of Agricultural and
Environmental Sciences, associate director of the California Agricultural Experiment Station, and
founding dean of the Graduate School of Management. He also directed the Agriculture and Natural
Resources Department at the World Bank, chaired the Technical Advisory Committee of the
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, and was a founding member and coconvenor
of the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium.



Contact:  Dr. Catherine Chan-Halbrendt
                  Phone: (808) 956-2626
                   Fax: (808) 956-6539
                  E-mail: chanhalb@hawaii.edu