Philip G. Pardey

@ Professor of Science and Technology, Department of Applied Economics | University of Minnesota

Philip G. Pardey is Professor of Science and Technology Policy in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota, Director of Global Research Strategy for the College of Food Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS), and directs the University’s International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP) center. Previously he was a senior research fellow at IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute), Washington D.C. and ISNAR (International Service for National Agricultural Research), The Hague, Netherlands. Philip presently directs the University’s GEMS agroinformatics initiative (, which is jointly led by CFANS and the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute.

His research deals with productivity measurement and assessment (drawing on spatial bio-economic modeling approaches), the finance and conduct of R&D globally, methods for assessing the economic impacts of research, and the economic and policy (especially intellectual property) aspects of genetic resources and the biosciences. Pardey is author of more than 350 books, articles, and papers