Dr. Emmanuel Yiridoe

Professor and Associate Dean Academic

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

· 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. (Fall 2020): In Press

· Yiridoe, E.K. 2020. Fostering a Culture of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Canadian Agricultural Economics Profession. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 68(4): 1−11. https://doi.org/10.1111/cjag.12262

·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.