Jonathan McFadden

Agricultural Economist


Jonathan McFadden is a Research Agricultural Economist in the Structure, Technology, and Productivity Branch of the Resource and Rural Economics Division.


Jonathan studies crop production economics, including management practices that use first- and second-generation biotechnologies, as well as information- and data-driven inputs. An additional area of research is climate change adaptation in U.S. agriculture.


Jonathan earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Iowa State University. He also holds a B.A. in Mathematics and B.A. in Economics, both from the University of Oklahoma.