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Dr Toritseju Begho

Agricultural/Development Economist
Rural Economy, Environment and Society Research Group

Ecosystem Economics

Research interests 

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Decision making

Currently I am interested in research that focuses on understanding the behaviors of farmers and the decisions that farmers take with regards to their livelihoods and environment under different conditions and constraint.

Selected research projects

GCRF South Asia Nitrogen Hub (NERC, 2019-2024)
Evaluation of nitrogen options for economic and social benefit

Selected publications

  • Begho, T. (2019) Measuring farmers’ risk and uncertainty attitudes: an interval prospect experiment. PhD thesis, University of Reading. Accessed from
  • Fadare, O. A., Akerele, D., & Toritseju, B. (2014). Factors influencing adoption decisions of maize farmers in Nigeria. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics (IJFAEC), 2(1128-2016-92049), 45-54.

Dr Toritseju Begho

Agricultural/Development Economist

Address: Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG

Telephone: +44 131 535 4314