About Siew Lim

Siew Lim is a professor of economics. She joined the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics in August, 2005 after completing her doctoral degree in economics at the University of Georgia. Her research areas are applied microeconomics, production economics, transportation and regional development. She has published her research in Transport Policy, Transportation Research Part D, Journal of Air Transport Management, Growth and Change, Journal of Water Resources Planning & Management, etc. She was twice recognized by the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources, NDSU for teaching excellence.

Research Area

Applied microeconomics, production economics, transportation and regional development.

Education
  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Georgia, 2005

  • B.S. in Economics, Bemidji State University, 1999

Teaching
  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics

  • ECON 341 Intermediate Microeconomics

  • ECON 410/610 Econometrics

  • ECON 480/680 Industrial Organization

  • AGEC 771 Economics of Transportation

Selected Publications
Funded Projects
  • Co-PI.  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Satellite Enhanced Snowmelt Flood Predictions in the Red River of the North Basin (J Jacobs, PI). Amount: ~$1.5 mil. January 1, 2017 – September 31, 2019.

  • Co-PI.  National Science Foundation, CNH Program (Z. Lin, PI). A Model for Groundwater Allocation and Management at the Bakken Shale in Western North Dakota. Amount: $249,423. August 1, 2014 – July 31, 2016.

  • Co-PI. Delta Waterfowl Foundation (C. Wachenheim, PI). Conservation Decision Making in the Prairie Pothole Region. Amount: $20,000. March 1, 2014 – February 28, 2016.

Selected Awards
  • H. Roald and Janet Lund Excellence in Teaching Award. College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources, North Dakota State University (2018)

  • Earl and Dorothy Foster Excellence in Teaching Award, North Dakota State University (2012)

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