Dr. Emmanuel Yiridoe


Email: emmanuel.yiridoe@dal.ca
Phone: (902) 893.6699
Mailing Address: 
Department of Business & Social Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
PO Box 550
Truro, NS, B2N 5E3
Research Topics:
  • Agricultural production economics
  • Resource and environmental economics
  • Agribusiness and farm management
  • Economics of renewable energy systems


  • B.Sc.(Honours) Agriculture U.S.T., Ghana
  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Economics), Guelph
  • Ph.D. (Agricultural Economics), Guelph


Undergraduate Courses

  • ECOA2000: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECOA0202: Production Economics
  • ECOA3003: Mathematical Programming
  • SPEC4005: Special Topics In Agricultural Economics and Business
  • RESM4005: Research Methods for Economics and Business

Graduate Courses

  • AGRI5784: Production Economics
  • AGRI5705: Mathematical Programming for Applied Economic Analysis

Professional Affiliations

Research Interests

  • Agricultural Production Economics
  • Agribusiness and Farm Management
  • Natural Resource and Environmental Economics

Recent Publications

Yiridoe, E.K. 2021. Fostering a Culture of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Canadian Agricultural Economics Profession. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 69(1): 5-15. https://doi.org/10.1111/cjag.12262

Yiridoe, E.K. 2021. The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Delegating Administrative and Leadership Tasks. The Department Chair. 32(1): 23-24.

Khan, H., E. K. Yiridoe, Esau, T., P.S. Koto, Q. Zaman, and, A. Farooque. 2020. Economic Comparison of Traditional Small Box and Semi-Automatic Bin Handling Harvesting Technologies for Wild Blueberries from a Field Trial: A Stochastic Approach. Journal of Agribusiness. 38(2): 117- 146.

Esau, T., Q. Zaman, C. MacEachern, E. K. Yiridoe, A. Farooque. 2019. Economic and Management Tool for Assessing Wild Blueberry Production Costs and Financial Feasibility. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 35(5): 687-696.

Olale, E., E.K. Yiridoe, T.O. Ochuodho, and V. Lantz. 2019. Effect of Carbon Tax on Farm Income: Evidence from a Canadian Province. Environmental and Resource Economics. 74(2):605-623. DOI: 10.1007/s10640-019-00337-8.

D’Souza, C. and E.K. Yiridoe. 2019. Producer’s Self-Declared Wind Energy Eco-labeling Consequences on the Market: A Canadian Case Study. Sustainability. 11(5): 1218.

Koto, P.S. and E.K. Yiridoe. 2019. Expected Willingness to Pay for Wind Energy in Atlantic Canada. Energy Policy. 129: 80-88.