Frank Lupi

Frank Lupi

Ph.D., University of Minnesota
M.S., University of Illinois
B.S., University of Illinois


Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle, Dr., Rm 301B, Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

517 432 3883, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Biographical Information

Professor Frank Lupi has a joint tenure system appointment in the Agricultural , Food, and Resource Economics and Fisheries and Wildlife Departments. He is a member of the Partnership for Ecosystem Research and Management. His recent research focuses on modeling Michigan fish and wildlife resource demand and value. Current projects address resource management issues in Michigan and the Great Lakes including the valuation of wetland services; benefit-cost analysis of hydropower streamflow mandates; potential damages of aquatic nuisance species; and public preferences for deer populations.

Research and Outreach Interests

  • Recreational demand and valuation
  • Discrete choice and random utility models
  • Survey design and research methods
  • Stated preference methods for demand analysis
  • Applied welfare economics
  • Benefit transfer