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Seth Meyer

Senior Economist, United States Department of Agriculture
Agriculture and Food Security - Contributing Author

PhD in Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri; Master in Economics, Iowa State University. Senior Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Former: Economist, Global Perspectives Studies Team at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Faculty member, Department of Applied and Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri; Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI), University of Missouri. Has extensive experience in the analysis of biofuel policy and renewable energy interactions with agricultural commodity markets. Has written for various economic, energy and environmental journals, FAPRI’s own research reports, and the European Review of Agricultural Economics, where he examined the beneficiaries of technology adoption in the biofuels industry under existing US policies.