Dr. Tristan Skolrud

Dr. Tristan Skolrud

Dr. Tristan Skolrud
Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

Tristan Skolrud is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Saskatchewan. His work focuses on the intersection between agricultural production and environmental policy. He has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals on the welfare impacts of revenue-neutral energy taxation, consolidation in agriculture, and the impact of proposed carbon tax legislation on agricultural output.

“Climate Policy and the Changing Economics of Soil Management”
In this presentation, Dr. Skolrud will discuss how recent proposals to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions may influence farm management incentives. He will also present research detailing the efficiency of policy alternatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector.