- Rick Barichello, University of British Columbia, works on the impacts of agricultural resource and environmental policy trade reforms with a focus on quota systems, the dairy industry, and trade agreements in North American and Southeast Asia.
- George Dyer-Leal, Economic Studies Center, El Colegio de Mexico, researches the economic transformation of rural Mexico and impacts of market development on crop genetic resources and biodiversity.
- Stephen A. Vosti studies deforestation, links between poverty and the environment, economic returns to agricultural research in Brazil, and the impact of El Nino on the poor in Latin America.
José Jorge Mora Rivera, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City, does research on international migration and applied development economics, with a focus on rural Mexico.
Alejandro Lopez-Feldman, University of Guanajuato, focuses on economic development, the environment and natural resource use.