Rolf Fare

Professor, Docent
Economics Program
School of Public Policy

424 Bexell Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-3612
Tel: 541-737-8184
Fax: 541-737-5917

Major Field

Production Theory and Performance Measurement

Research Interests

  • Duality Theory
  • Productivity
  • Environmental Economics

Research Interest Statement

I am currently developing production models for the joint production of good and bad outputs, and adopting them as tools in performance measurement. This research path allows me to bridge a broad area of economics including environmental economics, international trade, and index number theory.

Curriculum Vitae


Brief Vita

Doctor Färe, Doctor Fogel, and Doctor Johannesson to receive their Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, from Lund University, Lund, Sweden

I am a Professor of Economics, and Agricultural and Resource Economics at Oregon State University. Prior to coming to OSU in 1998, I was a Professor of Economics at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Ronald W. Shephard (known for Shephard's Lemma) made it possible for me to come to the United States in the 1970s. 


  • Docent, University of Lund, 1976
  • Filosotie Licentiat, University of Lund, 1971