Education

  • Ph.D., Agricultural & Resource Economics - University of California, Davis, 2009
  • B.S., Finance – University of Florida, 2001

Research Interests

  • Agricultural Markets
  • Agribusiness
  • Commodity Derivatives
  • International Trade
  • Finance
  • Forecasting

Awards, Honors and Professional Appointments

  • John E. Lee Award for Sustained Excellence in Group Economic Analysis (2019)
  • American Association of Wine Economists Award of Merit (2016)
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Quality of Communication Award (2014)

Other Positions

  • Senior Economist, Council of Economic Advisers (2017-2018)
  • Senior Economist, Economic Research Service (2016-2019), Economist (2009-2015)
  • Auditor, California Bureau of State Audits (2002-2004)
  • Editorial Council Member, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (2014-present)