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Jeffrey H. Dorfman

Agricultural & Applied Economics: People

Jeffrey H. Dorfman


Agricultural and Applied Economics

Phone: (706) 542-0754
Fax: (706) 542-0739

312 Conner Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7509

Curriculum Vitae - PDF


Degree Institution Date Obtained
Ph.D., Agricultural Economics University of California, Davis 1989
B.S., Agricultural Economics University of California, Davis 1987

Research interests

  • Economics of Smart Growth, Development, and Land Use
  • Farmland Preservation
  • Local Government Financial Issues
  • Bayesian Econometrics
  • Forecasting
  • Dynamic Economic Systems
  • Optimization
  • Applied Quantitative Policy Analysis

Awards and honors

  • Editor, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009-2012
  • Chair, Econometrics Section of AAEA, 2010-2011
  • D. W. Brooks Teaching Award, 2004
  • Southern Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Outstanding Teaching of a Course Award, 2004
  • ESCOP/ACOP Leadership Development Program, 1996-1997
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Junior Faculty Award of Merit (Research), 1995
  • Named "Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher," in Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics, by Undergraduate Student Assoc. 1998, 2001, 2003, and 2006
  • Named "Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teacher," in Dept. of Agricultural & Applied Economics, by the Graduate Student Assoc. 1991 and 1992
  • Advisor, William Yen, AAEA Honorable Mention, Outstanding M.S. Thesis, 1995
  • Valedictorian, University of California, Davis. 1987


University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES)