Lovell (Tu) Jarvis, PhD

Professor and Special Assistant to the Dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
(530) 752-0110


  • Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969
  • B.A. University of Kansas

Research Statement

Interested in Economic development

  1. aspects of livestock development in LDCs, including supply, demand, international trade, policy, agricultural research and technical change, with an emphasis on cattle;
  2. effect of international commodity agreements on domestic policy in exporting countries, especially as it engenders rent seeking, e.g., the effect of the International Coffee Agreement;
  3. Chilean agriculture and economic development, most recently related to the causes and consequences of the Chilean fruit boom post 1974; and,
  4. 4) food and nutrition policies in LDC's especially as they affect the growth of young children.