Thursday, June 7, 2012

Member Profile: Jeff Reimer

Jeff Reimer
Associate Professor
Oregon State University

AAEA Activities:
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Agricultural Economics
  • Chair, Selected Presentations Committee
  • Topic Leader and Reviewer, International Trade Selected Presentations
Jeff Reimer's research is focused on the economics of international trade, typically with applications to agriculture. He has additional research interests in industrial organization and international development, the latter owing to three years spent doing agricultural development work in rural Bangladesh.

Since receiving his PhD in 2003 from Purdue University, Reimer has published 21 refereed journal articles, a book chapter, and several peer-reviewed papers. Topics include:
  • testing and improving economists’ models of international trade,
  • documenting barriers to international trade and their effects,
  • documenting the role of consumer preferences and their role in markets.
His recent research emphasizes the relationship between climate change and international trade of agricultural commodities, with an emphasis on trade as a means for adapting to adverse aspects of climate change. Most recently, Reimer has examined Virtual Water Trade, a topic little examined by economists so far.

Reimer joined the faculty of Oregon State University in 2005. He teaches graduate statistics, graduate trade theory, and undergraduate price analysis. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family, and being outdoors in the beautiful forests and mountains of Oregon.

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1 comment:

  1. Hello Jeff,

    It felt good to read about your progress in academic life. I wish your continued success. Go Boiler!

    Dept. of Economics
    Concordia University