Simone Valle de Souza

Simone Valle de Souza

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Assistant Professor

Telephone: 517-353-4380

446 W. Circle, Dr., Rm 85 Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing MI 48824

Area of Expertise:

Resource Economics and Policy


Ph.D, University of New England
M.S., University of New England
MBA, Federal University of Parana
B.S., Federal University of Parana

Dr. Simone Valle de Souza is a fixed-term assistant professor in the MSU Product Center Food-Ag-Bio, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics. She completed a Masters in Economic Studies and a PhD in Resource (Fisheries) Economics at the University of New England (UNE) in Australia, and an MBA in Finance and Accounting and a Bachelor in Business Administration at the Federal University of Parana, in Brazil. While in Australia, she taught Economics applied to Agricultural, Natural Resources and Public Policy, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Simone’s background also includes another 5 years of practical experience in management.

Research and Outreach Interests

  • Economic Modeling and Parameter Optimization
  • Economics of Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Climate Economics and Policy
  • Environmental Economics
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Local Government