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Department of Agricultural Business

Serhat Asci

Serhat AsciOffice: PB 312
Phone:  559.278.3044
Spring 2022 Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 and by appointment..Office hours and appointments are available via Zoom.  Contact Dr. Liang for Zoom link information.  

Dr. Asci moved to Fresno in September 2014 and developed research on California industries at the Institute for Food and Agriculture at Fresno State.  He joined the department as an assistant professor in 2015. He earned his doctoral degree from Food and Resource Economics Department at the University of Florida.  Dr. Asci has extensive experience with all three missions of the university: research, teaching, and extension.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Food Engineering (2000) and a master’s degree in Food Economics and Management (2008).

Dr. Asci’s research focuses on three key areas: decision-making under uncertainty, demand modeling and international trade. He has applied his analytic and quantitative skills to the projects about water demand; water quality policy for agricultural areas; stochastic production function modeling; investment under uncertainty; international trade; differential demand and production systems; and agricultural land allocation.