Marc Ribaudo

Former ERS Staff


While at ERS, Marc Ribaudo served as Chief of the Conservation and Environment Branch in ERS' Resource and Rural Economics Division, following his tenure as a Senior Agricultural Economist in the Branch. His research agenda included work on the water quality benefits of the Conservation Reserve Program, targeting conservation programs for water quality improvement, costs of reducing atrazine in water, costs of reducing nutrient loads to the Chesapeake Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, design of nonpoint source control policies, costs of managing manure to reduce impacts on water quality, and the design of markets for environmental services.