Elizabeth Marshall



Liz Marshall is an economist in the Conservation and Environment Branch of the Resource and Rural Economics Division at USDA's Economic Research Service.


Liz's research focuses on the potential impacts of programs, policies, and changing growing conditions on patterns of land use, environmental impact, and economic response within the domestic agricultural sector. At ERS, she works on the development and application of a national agricultural production model (REAP) to issues ranging from the environmental and economic impacts of bioenergy crop production to agricultural adaptation strategies around climate change. Liz has been at ERS since 2010. Prior to joining ERS, she was a resource economist heading up the Biofuels Production and Policy project at the World Resources Institute.


Liz has an M.S. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota.