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Bruce A. Babcock

Cargill Chair of Energy Economics

Professor of Economics

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Bruce A. Babcock
Iowa State University
468H Heady Hall
Ames, IA 50011-1070
515-294-5764
babcock@iastate.edu
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Bruce Babcock is the Cargill Endowed Chair of Energy Economics, the Director of the Biobased Industry Center and a professor of economics at Iowa State University.

Professor Babcock's research interests include understanding energy and agricultural commodity markets, the impacts of biofuels on U.S. and world agriculture, the development of innovative risk management strategies for farmers, and the analysis of agricultural and trade policies.

Professor Babcock is originally from Southern California. He received his B.S. in economics of resource use and his M.S. in agricultural economics from the University of California at Davis, and his Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California at Berkeley.