William Knudson

William Knudson

Telephone: 517-355-2176

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

446 W. Circle, Dr., Rm 84, Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039


Ph.D., Michigan State University
B.A., California State University

Bill Knudson’s primarily responsibility is as a Product Marketing Economist at the MSU Product Center.  Primary focus of his work is applied economic analysis on agriculture, food, and bio economy issues.  Prior to his position at MSU he spent nine years as a Policy Advisor for the Senate Majority Policy Office, covering the areas of agriculture, higher education and appropriations. He is currently working on Development of Profitable Michigan-Based Meat and Livestock Value Chains Supplying Local and Regional Markets

Research and Outreach Interests

  • Agriculture and the bioeconomy
  • Agricultural Policy, especially at the state level
  • Analysis of agricultural and food markets
  • Agri-entrepreneurship and rural development

Teaching Experience

  • Knudson taught economics at Lansing Community College

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