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Erik Dohlman

Branch Chief
202-694-5308
Email: edohlman@ers.usda.gov

Briefly:

Erik Dohlman is Chief of the Animal Products and Cost of Production (APCOP) Branch, in the Market and Trade Economics Division (MTED). He started at the Economic Research Service in 1999 as a research economist in the Field Crops Branch conducting research on international trade policy, agricultural competitiveness, and the effects of U.S. farm policy. Before becoming Chief of the APCOP Branch, he served as acting Chief of the Field Crops Branch, was a Senior cross commodity analyst in the Specialty Crops Branch, and served an Agency liaison on several interagency committees, most recently on bioenergy issues.



Education:

Erik received a Ph.D. in Political Economy and Public Policy from the University of Southern California in 1999. He received an M.A. in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in 1991, and a B.A. degree in International Relations from Tufts University in 1986.



Professional Affiliations:

American Agricultural Economics Association Southern Agricultural Economics Association



Selected Publications:

Perez, A., E. Dohlman, and K. Plattner. Fruit and Tree Nut Outlook. FTS Electronic Report from the Economic Research Service, USDA. 5 reports and 1 annual per year. June 2010 - present.

Ash, M., and E. Dohlman. Oil Crops Outlook. OCS Electronic Outlook Report from the Economic Research Service, USDA. Monthly reports and Yearbook Annual, July 2001 - June 2010.

McConnell, M., E. Dohlman, and S. Haley. " World Sugar Price Volatility Intensified by Market and Policy Factors." Amber Waves. Economic Research Service, USDA. September 2010.

Dohlman, E., L. Foreman, and M. Da Pra. " Removal of Government Controls Opens peanut and Tobacco Sectors to Market Forces." Amber Waves. Economic Research Service, USDA. December 2009.

Haley, S., and E. Dohlman. " USDA Sets Sugar Program Parameters for Fiscal Year 2010." Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook, SSS-256, Economic Research Service, USDA. October 2009.

Dohlman, E., and S. Haley. " Tight Supplies Expected to Sustain High U.S. Sugar Prices in 2009/10." Special Article, Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook, SSS-256, Economic Research Service, USDA. October 2009.

Gehlhar, M., and E. Dohlman. " A Weakening Global Economy Interrupts Agricultural Trade." Amber Waves. Economic Research Service, USDA. June 2009.

Dohlman, Erik. "Feedstock and Biofuel Market Interactions." In Biomass Research and Development Initiative, Increasing Feedstock Production for Biofuels: Economic Drivers, Environmental Implications, and the Role of Research. December 2008.

Dohlman, E., and M. Gehlhar. " U.S. Trade Growth: A New Beginning or a Repeat of the Past?" Amber Waves. Economic Research Service, USDA. September 2007.

McIntosh, C., Shogren, J., and E. Dohlman. "Using Experimental Economics to Evaluate Supply Response Implications of Counter-Cyclical Payments and Base Acreage Updating." American Journal of Agricultural Economics. November 2007.

Persaud, S, and E. Dohlman. "Impacts of Soybean Import on Indian Processors, Farmers, and Consumers: Alternative Liberalization scenarios." Journal of Agribusiness. Fall 2006.

Dohlman, E., L. Hoffman, E. Young, and W. McBride. "The U.S. Peanut Quota Buyout: Sectoral Adjustment to Policy Change under the 2002 Farm Act." In Blandford, D. and B. Hill (eds.), Policy Reform and Adjustments in the Agricultural Sectors of Developed Countries. CABI Publishing. May 2006.

Dohlman, E. and J. Livezey. " Peanut Sector Resilient Despite Policy Challenges." Amber Waves. Economic Research Service, USDA. April 2006.

Ash, M., J. Livezey, and E. Dohlman. " Soybean Backgrounder." Economic Research Service, USDA. Outlook Report No. OCS-200601. April 2006.

Dohlman, E. and J. Livezey. " Peanut Backgrounder." Economic Research Service, USDA. Outlook Report OCS-05i-01. October 2005.

Goodwin, B., R. Schnepf, and E. Dohlman. "Modelling soybean prices in a changing policy environment." Applied Economics. Volume 37, no. 3. pp. 253-263. 2005.

Dohlman, E., E. Young, L. Hoffman, and W. McBride. " U.S. Peanut Sector Adapts to Major Policy Changes." Amber Waves. Economic Research Service, USDA. November 2004.

Dohlman, E., L. Hoffman, E. Young, and W. McBride. " Peanut Policy Change and Adjustment under the 2002 Farm Act." Special Outlook Report OCS-04G-01. USDA-ERS. July 2004.

Dohlman, E. " Mycotoxin Hazards and Regulations: Impacts on Food and Animal Feed Crop Trade," International Trade and Food Safety: Economic Theory and Case Studies, Jean Buzby (editor), Agricultural Economic Report 828. USDA, ERS, November 2003.

Dohlman, E., S. Persaud, and R. Landes. India's Edible Oil Sector: Imports Fill Rising Demand, OCS-0903-01. USDA, ERS, November 2003.

Dohlman, E., S. Osborne, and B. Lohmar. " Dynamics of Agricultural Competitiveness: Policy Lessons from Abroad," Amber Waves, Vol 1. No 2. USDA, ERS, April 2003.

Dohlman, E., T. Hall, and A. Somwaru. "Regulatory Events and Biotech Firm Share Prices," Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 4, No. 1. Summer 2002.

Dohlman, E. and E. Young. Side-by-Side Analysis of the Peanut Provisions in Title I, The 2002 Farm Bill: Provisions and Economic Implications. USDA, ERS, May 2002.

Hoffman, L, and E. Dohlman. "New WTO Agricultural Negotiations: Issues for the U.S. Coarse Grain Market," Agricultural Trade Policies in the New Millenium, Kennedy and Koo (editors). Food Products Press, New York, 2002.

Dohlman, E. " Peanut Consumption Rebounding Despite Market Uncertainties," Agricultural Outlook, AGO-289. USDA, ERS, March 2002.

Dohlman, E. "A New Look at the Impact of Import Barriers on Corporate Profit Expectations." Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv(Review of World Economics), Vol. 137, No. 4. 2001.

Schnepf, R., E. Dohlman, and C. Bolling. Agriculture in Brazil and Argentina: Developments and Prospects for Major Field Crops. Agriculture and Trade Report WRS-01-3. USDA, ERS, November 2001.

Dohlman, E., R. Schnepf, and C. Bolling. "Soybean Production Costs and Export Competitiveness in the United States, Brazil, and Argentina," Oil Crops Situation and Outlook Yearbook, OCS-2001. USDA, ERS, October 2001.

Schnepf, R., E. Dohlman, and C. Bolling. " Argentina and Brazil Sharpen their Competitive Edge," Agricultural Outlook, AGO-284. USDA, ERS, September 2001.

Dohlman, E., L. Hoffman, R. Schnepf, and M. Ash. "An Assessment of a Futures Method Model for Forecasting Season-Average Farm Price for Soybeans," The Eleventh Federal Forecasters Conference (2000): Papers and Proceedings.

Goodwin, B., Schnepf, R., and E. Dohlman. "Modeling Soybean Prices in a Changing Policy Environment," The Eleventh Federal Forecasters Conference (2000): Papers and Proceedings.

Hoffman, L. and E. Dohlman. " The New WTO Agricultural Trade Negotiations: Background and Issues for the U.S. Coarse Grain Market," Feed Situation and Outlook Yearbook, FDS-2001. USDA, ERS, April 2001.

Dohlman, E., L. Hoffman, R. Schnepf, and M. Ash. " An Assessment of a Futures Method Model for Forecasting the Season-Average Farm Price for Soybeans," Oil Crops Situation and Outlook Yearbook, OCS-2000. USDA, ERS, October 2000.

Dohlman, E. and L. Hoffman. " The New Agricultural Trade Negotiations: Background and Issues for the U.S. Wheat Sector," Wheat Situation and Outlook Yearbook, WHS-2000. USDA, ERS, March 2000.

Hoffman, L., E. Dohlman, and M. Ash. "Upcoming World Trade Organization Negotiations: Issues for the U.S. Oilseed Sector," Oil Crops Situation and Outlook Yearbook, OCS-1999. USDA, ERS, October 1999.

Dohlman, E. After Protection: The Impact of Import Barriers on Corporate Equity Values and Profit Expectations, Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Southern California, 1999.

 

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