Annual Meeting Starts
John Antle, Oregon State University
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Presentation: "Data, Economics and Computational Agricultural Science"
John Antle is a professor in the Department of Applied Economics at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, and a University Fellow at Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C. He received the Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1980. Previously he was an assistant and associate professor at UC Davis (1980-87) and a professor at Montana State University (1987-2010). He served on the President's Council of Economic Advisers in Washington, D.C. (1989-90), the National Research Council’s Board on Agriculture (1991-95). He is a Fellow and past President of the American Agricultural Economics Association. He received the AAEA Journal Article of the Year (1987) and Quality of Research Discovery (2012) Awards, the American Society of Agronomy’s Presidential Award (2015), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Abraham Lincoln Award (2016). He is a co-founder and Executive Committee member of the Agricultural Model Inter-comparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP). He is the lead developer of an impact assessment model (TOA-MD) being used globally for agricultural sustainability and climate impact assessment. His current research focuses on quantitative modeling and assessment of the sustainability of agricultural systems in industrialized and developing countries.