David J. Williams

David J. Williams

Research Agricultural Economist


David Williams is an agricultural economist in the Farm Economy Branch of the Resource and Rural Economy Division. He joined the USDA’s Economic Research Service in January of 2022. His research centers on agricultural finance and farm household well-being.


David earned his Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Purdue University in 2021, an M.S. in resource and applied economics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2018, and a B.A. in financial economics from Western Washington University in 2016.