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Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Dr. Kim Jensen

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

The University of Tennessee
308 Morgan Hall
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4518
Phone: (865) 974-3716
Fax: (865) 974-4829


Professional Interest

  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Agribusiness
  • Bioenergy Markets



  • Graduate Committee
  • Honors and Awards Committee


Current project areas

Supply analysis of potential bioenergy feedstocks, economic feasibility of bioenergy projects, demand and market analysis for bioenergy, economic
impacts analysis, agri-tourism development, demand for food safety. Over 300 publications and presentations, including over 50 refereed journal articles and proceedings; Principal investigator or project researcher on over $4 million in grants and contracts. Research client base includes producer organizations, USDA, U.S. Department of Energy, EPA, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Tennessee Valley Authority, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, Tennessee Department of
Economic and Community Development, U.S. Forest Service, and local economic development agencies.