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Nathan Palardy

Assistant Professor

Nathan Palardy is an assistant professor and Extension economist in the Food and Resource Economics Department at the University of Florida. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from Colorado State University. He specializes in economic analysis related to State and local policy, conducting engaged scholarship on public policy impacts on local food value chains and investigating how natural resource management decisions affect communities. His outreach programs aim to improve local governance by training local elected officials in economic development fundamentals and by creating tools that facilitate informed decision-making by local governments.

  • Research

    Dr. Palardy conducts outreach-driven research at the intersection of policy and regional economics. He is broadly interested in engaged scholarship that supports policy makers and businesses to achieve greater economic resilience, sustainable economic development, less social and spatial inequality, and a strong sense of community.

  • Extension

    More information on Extension program to added. 

  • Teaching

    Dr. Palardy is not teaching any classes at this time. 

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1087 McCarty Hall B

  • Education
    • Ph.D in Agricultural and Resource Economics from Colorado State University (2022)
    • M.S. in Forest Resources from University of Georgia (2017)

    • B.S. in Natural Resources, Recreation and Tourism from University of Georgia (2014)

    • B.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from University of Georgia (2014)

  • Publications