Academic Specialist, MSU Extension Center for Local Government Finance and Policy
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
M.S., Michigan State University
Sarah Klammer is an Academic Specialist for the Extension Center for Local Government Finance and Policy. She completed a Masters in Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University in 2017. While at MSU, Sarah worked on a Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center project, culminating in her thesis on the economic availability of woody biomass in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Sarah subsequently worked as a Research Analyst for the international food safety and quality scheme GLOBALG.A.P. in Cologne, Germany. She then served as a Cooperator Economist for the USDA-APHIS Plant Epidemiology and Risk Analysis Laboratory through North Carolina State University until early 2019, when she returned to Michigan and to MSU.
Research and Outreach Interests:
- Environmental and Resource Economics
- Design of sustainable bioenergy production systems
- Design of effective data collection and monitoring systems for use in areas such as food safety and pest management
- The integration and application of Institutional Economics and Political Economy topics to applied work
- Public Policy & Local Government
- Curriculum Development
Publications can be found here.