• Dr. Chad Lawley
  • Professor, Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    377 Agriculture Building
    66 Dafoe Road
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada




  • PhD (Agricutural and Resource Economics), University of Maryland, US
  • MSc (Agricultural Economics), University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • BComm (Accounting), University of Saskatchewan, Canada


  • ABIZ 0440 Agricultural Economics and Marketing 1
  • ABIZ 3510 Economics of Food Policy
  • ABIZ 7430 Advanced Theory of Resource Economics


Research interests

Dr. Lawley conducts research in the fields of environmental and agricultural economics. Recent research has addressed:

  • wetland and grassland conservation in prairie agricultural landscapes
  • farmland ownership, land tenure, and adoption of conservation practices
  • disamenity impacts of large-scale livestock operations
  • public perceptions of Canada's supply management system


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Other information


  • Students' Teacher Recognition Award, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Manitoba (2019)
  • Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award (Social Sciences Category), University of Manitoba (2016)
  • John Vanderkamp Prize for best paper in Canadian Public Policy, Canadian Economics Association (2015)