I am an applied economist specialising in agri-environmental economics (PhD Katholieke Universiteit Leuven). I have been involved as a consultant in policy-oriented projects on the economics of environment, agricultural trade and rural development for the World Bank, European Commission, FAO and OECD. My main research interests are environmental efficiency and efficiency of knowledge and innovation transfer; linkages between trade, animal health and welfare, and the environment; and behavioural economics applied to land and water use, climate change, food waste and recycling, consumption of higher welfare and healthy food products, uptake of animal disease control technologies.
Determinants of biosecurity behaviour of British cattle and sheep farmers—A behavioural economics analysis. L Toma, AW Stott, C Heffernan, S Ringrose, GJ Gunn
A quantitative analysis of attitudes and behaviours concerning sustainable parasite control practices from Scottish sheep farmers. C Jack, E Hotchkiss, ND Sargison, L Toma, C Milne, DJ Bartley
An ex-ante economic appraisal of Bluetongue virus incursions and control strategies. A Fofana, L Toma, D Moran, GJ Gunn
An analysis of cattle farmers' perceptions of drivers and barriers to on-farm control of Escherichia coli O157. L Toma, JC Low, B Vosough Ahmadi, L Matthews
Environmental efficiency of alternative dairy systems: A productive efficiency approach. L Toma, M March, AW Stott, DJ Roberts
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