I am Northrop Professor in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota, where I also direct the Center for International Food and Agricultural Policy. I currently serve as one of four co-editors of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. Prior to that, I served as one of two co-editors of Food Policy from 2015 to 2019. My research focuses on agricultural economics and applied econometrics. For my research, I have won the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s (AAEA) Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2007, the AAEA’s Outstanding American Journal of Agricultural Economics Article award in 2011, and the AAEA’s Quality of Research Discovery awards in 2014. That same year, I also won the European Association of Agricultural Economists‘ Quality of Research Discovery Award. My work so far been featured in media outlets such as The Economist, the New York Times, National Public Radio, and the Wall Street Journal. In May 2022 my first book, titled Doing Economics: What You Should Have Learned in Grad School―But Didn't will be published by MIT Press.

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