David W. Hughes

Professor


Email: dhughe3@clemson.edu
Office: 803-699-3178

Department:
School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences

Location:
CIECD, Columbia and Barre Hall Room 255


Education:
Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, Washington State University
M.S. Agricultural Economics, Clemson University
B.A. History, Clemson University

Research interest:
Regional, rural, and community economic development, economic impact analysis, workforce development, entrepreneurial development, agricultural based rural development all with an emphasis on issues faced in the South Carolina

Publications:
Hughes, David. “Rural-Urban Economic Linkages: Implications for Industry Targeting Recommendations.” Chapter 11 in S. Goetz, S. Deller, and T. Harris (eds.) Targeting Regional Economic Development, Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis. 2009.
Hughes, David W. Cheryl Brown, Stacey Miller, and Tom McConnell. “Evaluating the Economic Impact of Farmers’ Markets Using an Opportunity Cost Framework.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 2008 40(1): 253-265.
Hughes, David and Martin Shields. “Revisiting Tourism Regional Economic Impact: Accounting for Secondary Household Employment.” Review of Regional Studies. 2007 37(2): 186-206. www.policy.rutgers.edu/cupr/rrs/vol37issue2.php
Hughes, David W. "Policy Uses of Economic Multiplier and Impact Analysis.” Choices. 2nd Quarter:25-30, 2003. www.choicesmagazine.org.
Olatubi, Williams and David W. Hughes. “Natural Resource and Environmental Policy Trade-offs: A CGE analysis of the Regional Impact of the WRP”. Land Use Policy. 19(3):231-241, 2002.

Courses:
APEC, CRD 352 - Public Finance
APEC, CRD 412-612 - Regional Economic Development Theory and Policy
APEC 490 - Independent Study, Local Strategic Planning and Implementation (co-taught with Harry Crissy, Charleston Area Community Development Agent)

Websites:
http://www.clemson.edu/public/ciecd/index.html