Robert Dubman

Data Coordinator/Data and Survey Coordinator


Robert Dubman has been with ERS since 1986; he currently serves as Survey and Data Coordinator for the Resource and Rural Economics Division (RRED). As an official National Agricultural Statics Service (NASS) representative, Bob manages the NASS Data Lab at ERS and Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) data in the NORC data enclave. His work focuses on assisting researchers in accessing confidential data, creating proper estimates, and disclosure checking. He also assists RRED in all information technology aspects.


Bob's previous employers include the National Bureau of Economic Research, the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, and the Congressional Budget Office.


Robert has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Georgia and an MA in Economics from the University of Maryland. He received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Society of Food Distribution Research.