Dr. Gary Johnson

Room 379 Agriculture Building
Telephone (204) 474-9795
Fax (204) 261-7251
Email: mailto:Gary_Johnson@umanitoba.ca


University of Wisconsin-Madison:

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering (1970)
    M.S. Water Resources Management (1976)
    M.A. Agricultural Economics (1978)
    Ph.D. Major-Natural Resources & Environmental Economics,
    Minor-Comparative Economic Systems (1981)

Fields of Study

    Environmental & Natural Resource Economics
    Law and Economics
    Welfare Economics
    Sustainable Development


    ABIZ 2390 Introduction to Environmental Economics
    ABIZ 2520 Introduction to Management Sciences
    ABIZ 3550 Environmental Policy
    ABIZ/ECON 7430 Natural Resource Theory
    AGRI 4510 Applications in Agroecology


      Dr. Johnson's research focuses on issues relating to water quality and water quantity, and modeling especially as this affects and is affected by agriculture. His research interests also include the analysis and design of institutions surrounding natural resource and environmental policy. His most recent research has focused in on impacts of alternative methods of manure management on the environment and impacts of policies on farmers for controlling environmental problems associated with manure management.


Brown J. & G. V. Johnson. 2001. Municipal Level Land-Use Decision Making Activities for Livestock Operations in Manitoba, Report to the Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council.
Yulianti, J. S., B. J. Lence, G. V. Johnson and A.K. Takyi. 1999. Nonpoint Source Water Quality Management Under Uncertainty. Journal of Enviornmental Management.55(3):199-217
Sy, H., M. D. Faminow, and G. V. Johnson. 1997. Estimating the Values of Cattle      Characteristics Using an Ordered Probit Model. American Journal of Agricultural      Economics. 79(2):463-476
Bouzaher, A., J. B. Braden, G. V. Johnson, and S. E. Murley. 1994. An Efficient Algorithm for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Problems. Journal of the Operational Research Society. 45(1):39-46.
MacMillan, J., G. Johnson, D. Kraft, M. Power, & I. Dragojevic. 1994. Trade Policies and Impact Assessment: The Manitoba Pembina Valley Water Supply Project. Impact Assessment. 12(2):153-173.
Bender, M.J., G.V. Johnson, and S.P. Simonovic. 1994. Sustainable Management of Renewable Resources: A Comparison of Alternative Decision Approaches. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. 1(2):77-88.
Johnson, G.V., M. Entz , and R. S. Ranjan. 1994. Water. In Sustainability of Canada's
     Agri-Food system: A Prairie Perspective. edited by J. Elliot, I. Morrison, and D. Kraft. Winnipeg, MB: Institute for International Development. Pages 107-124.
Caswell, J. A., and G. V. Johnson. 1991. Firm Strategic Response to Food Safety and Nutrition Regulation. In Economics of Food Safety. New York: Elsevier Science Publishing Co., Inc.
Kolstad, Charles D., T. S. Ulen, and G. V. Johnson. September 1990. Ex Post Liability for Harm versus Ex Ante Safety Regulation: Substitutes or Complements? American Economic Review. 80(4): 888-901.
Bouzaher, A., J. B. Braden, and G. V. Johnson. 1990. Dynamic Programming of a Class of  Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Problems. Management Science. 36(1):1-15.