Arrell Family Chair to focus on the people side of agri-economics

Dr. Tongzhe Li is the inaugural Arrell Family Chair in Behavioural and Experimental Economics.

The $1 million, five-year research chair position represents an emerging field at the University of Guelph focused on making agri-food production in Canada more efficient and sustainable.


The funding is provided by the Arrell Family Foundation. In a new release, Managing Director Laura Arrell said Li’s innovative research “strives to better understand and unpack the black box of economic decision-making, particularly pertaining to activities in the agri-food-environmental domain.”

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