Meet the Faculty

Haluk Gedikoglu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Agricultural Economics
Agribusiness Program
Cooperative Research
Lincoln University
820 Chestnut Street
214 Foster Hall
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 681-5966


  • Ph.D. from University of Missouri
  • M.Sc. from Iowa State University
  • M.Sc. from Humboldt University of Berlin
  • B.Sc. from University of Ankara

Research Focus

  • Environmental Economics
  • Energy Economics
  • Technology Adoption
  • Microeconomics


Dr. Gedikoglu is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics at the Cooperative Research Programs and the Agribusiness Program at Lincoln University of Missouri. Dr. Gedikoglu has expertise in adoption of new technologies and practices by farmers in the area of environmental and natural resource economics. He is also specialized in survey methodology and microeconometric analysis. His current research involves adoption of energy crops and conservation practices. He has been analyzing the impact of socio-economic factors on farmers’ willingness to provide biomass feedstock for bioenergy production. Another line of his research is assessing consumer preferences and willingness to pay for value-added agricultural products.  He has worked extensively on analyzing survey data using microeconometric methods. His research has been funded by the USDA.


  • Gedikoglu, H. and L. McCann. “Adoption of Win-win, Environment-oriented and Profit-oriented Practices.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, (Accepted, In Press) 2011.
  • Gedikoglu, H., L. McCann and G. Artz. “Off-farm Work Effects on Adoption of Nutrient Management Practices.” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Volume 42, No 2, 2011.
  • Gedikoglu, H. and L. McCann. “What Have We Learned About Adoption of Agricultural and Conservation Technologies and How Can We Use that Knowledge to Improve Policies, Programs and Technologies?” In T. Napier, ed. Human Dimensions of Soil and Water Conservation, Nova Publishers, 2010.
  • Gedikoglu, H. and J. Parcell. “Forecasting Future Sales and Profit for Value - Added Agriculture.” Journal of Food Distribution Research,Volume 40, Number 2, November 2009.