Assistant Professor, Food and Resource Economics
phone: 6048222619
MacMillan 331
2357 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4


University of Kiel, 2014, PhD


My research focuses on the interaction of economic development and the environment. Specifically, I am interested how improved market access and property rights affect rural welfare and natural resources such as forests, fish stocks and biodiversity.

Selected Publications

See Google Scholar for a complete list of publications.

Noack, F., Riekhof, M.-C. & Quaas, M. Development in a Dual Economy: The Importance of Resource-Use Regulation. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (JAERE), Accepted. Link to the working paper.

Larsen, A. E., & Noack, F. (2017). Identifying the landscape drivers of agricultural insecticide use leveraging evidence from 100,000 fields. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114 (21), 5473–5478.

Noack, F. A., Manthey, M., Ruitenbeek, J. H., & Mohadjer, M. M. (2010). Separate or mixed production of timber, livestock and biodiversity in the Caspian ForestEcological Economics70(1), 67-76.