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PingSun  Leung

Name :

PingSun Leung

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Unit :

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management

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(808) 956-9269

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Specialties :

Agriculture systems analysis; quantitative economic modeling; aquaculture, fisheries and regional economics

Professional Prep/Appointments :

B.B.A. Economics and Statistics (with distinction), University of Hawaii, 1973; M.S. Information and Computer Science, University of Hawaii, 1975; M.S. Agriculture and Resource Economics , University of Hawaii, 1977; Ph.D. Agricultural Systems Analysis, University of Hawaii

Selected Courses Taught:

Engineering Economics, Spreadsheet Modeling

Research Interests :

Applied Economics and Operations Research
Aquaculture and fisheries economics and management; Agricultural and resource economics; Regional economics

Recent Publications :

  • J. Q. Chen, M. C. Haws, Q. S. Fong, and P.S. Leung. 2017. “Locally grown oysters in Hawai‘i: Chef preference and local premium?” Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, DOI: 10.1111/jwas.12430.
  • J. Sweeney, R. Howitt, H. Chan, M. Pan and P.S. Leung. 2017. “How do fishery policies affect Hawaii's longline fishing industry? Calibrating a positive mathematical programming model,” Natural Resource Modeling 30(1):e12127. 
  • J. Q. Chen, M. C. Haws, Q. S. Fong, and P.S. Leung. 2017. “Economic feasibility of producing oysters using a small-scale Hawaiian fishpond model,” Aquaculture Reports 5: 41–51.
  • M.L. Barnes, S. Arita, K. Kalberg, and P.S. Leung. 2017. “When does it pay to cooperate? Strategic information sharing in the harvest of common-pool fishery resources,” Ecological Economics 131:1-11.
  • M.L. Barnes, J. Lynham, K. Kalberg, and P.S. Leung. 2016. “Social networks and environmental outcomes,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(23):201523245.
  • M.K. Loke, X. Xu and P.S. Leung. 2016. “Estimating local, organic, and other price premiums of shell eggs in Hawaii,” Poultry Science 95(5):pew024.
  • M.L. Barnes, K. Kalberg, M. Pan and P.S. Leung. 2016. “When is brokerage negatively associated with economic benefits? Ethnic diversity, competition, and common-pool resources,” Social Networks 45:55-65.

  • Languages :

    Cantonese; Mandarin