Bruce Babcock

Iowa State University

Bruce Babcock is a professor in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University where he holds the Cargill Chair in Energy Economics and directs the Biobased Industry Center. Bruce conducts research issues affecting agriculture and food production with a recent emphasis on the impact of biofuels and biofuel policy on food markets and the environment. Bruce’s other areas of expertise include modeling agricultural production risk and the development of innovative risk-transfer mechanisms to manage farm income risk. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and BS and MS degrees from UC Davis.

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