My research interests include international food and agricultural trade and trade policy, international economic development, and climate change adaptation and mitigation. My country expertise includes work in China, Costa Rica, France, India, Mexico, Nepal, the Netherlands, Nicaragua, Peru, the United Kingdom, and Venezuela. I am the J. Lossing Buck Visiting Professor at Nanjing Agricultural University in China.

Research Interests

International food and agricultural trade and trade policy; International economic development; Resource and environmental economics; and Climate change adaptation and mitigation


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 1987
  • B.A., Economics and Mathematics, Macalester College, 1982