Zhen Cai, PhD

Assistant Research Professor

School of Natural Resources

Contact Information

Email CaiZ@missouri.edu
Phone 573-884-4043
Address 203 G Anheuser Busch Natural Resources Bldg


  • Ph.D. 2012, University of Missouri

Research Summary

  • Cai’s research is focused on the economic and financial analysis of practices associated with agroforestry, the examination of consumer preferences to agroforestry products, the economic valuation of ecosystem services from agroforestry practices, consumer preferences to wood products, economic analysis of certified wood products price premiums, and non-industrial private forest owners’ land management preferences.