Jacob Fooks

Agricultural Economist


Jacob Fooks is an Economist in the Conservation and Environment Branch in the Resource and Rural Economics Division. Jacob’s research focuses on the design and performance of land, habitat, and water quality conservation programs. He specializes in experimental, behavioral, and computational methods.


Jacob started as an Economist at ERS in Resource and Rural Economics Division in 2015. Prior to that he was a postdoctoral researcher studying the integration of water quality monitoring and modeling into non-point source pollution policy at the University of Delaware.


Jacob earned a Ph.D. in Economics and an M.S. in Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics from the University of Delaware, and a B.S. in Economics and Mathematics from Southern Utah University.