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Ron Durst

Economist
202-694-5347
Email: rdurst@ers.usda.gov


Briefly:

Ron Durst is an economist in the Farm Economy Branch of the Resource Economics Division (RED) at ERS. Long-term research interests include a wide range of topics relating to the effects of Federal tax policies on farm households and the rural economy.



Education:

Ron received an MS in Agricultural Economics and a law degree from West Virginia University. He also received an LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University.



Selected Publications:

Williamson, J., Durst, R., Farrigan, T., 2013, The Potential Impact of Tax Reform on Farm Businesses and Rural Households, Economic Information Bulletin, EIB-107, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, February, 32 pp.

Durst, R., 2009, Federal Tax Policies and Farm Households, Economic Information Bulletin, EIB-54, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, May, 26 pp.

Durst, R., 2007, Effects of Reducing the Income Cap on Eligibility for Farm Program Payments, Economic Information Bulletin, EIB-27, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, September, 22 pp.

Durst R., Monke, J., 2001, Effects of Federal Tax Policy on Agriculture, Agricultural Economic Report, Agricultural Economic Report, AER-800, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, April, 52 pp.

Last updated: Monday, November 02, 2015

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