Jeremy Weber

Associate Professor
3804 Posvar Hall
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Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2010
  • MA, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2008
  • BA, International Political Economy (Summa Cum Laude), Juniata College, 2005


Jeremy Weber is an Associate Professor whose teaching and research relate to the Energy and Environment Major. After graduating summa cum laude in International Political Economy from Juniata College, Weber spent a year conducting field research in rural Peru with the support of the Fulbright program. He then began his graduate studies and in 2010 earned his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. After working on short-term project for the World Bank, Weber joined the USDA Economic Research Service in August of 2010. While based in Washington Weber taught as an adjunct faculty member for the Master’s Program in Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University. Weber joined the faculty of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs in the fall of 2014. To date, he has published more than twenty articles in journals such as the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, and the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 


  • Quantitative Methods, U.S. Energy Policy, Energy Production and the Local Economy, Environmental Economics and Policy


Energy and Natural Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics, Development Economics

  • Oil and gas extraction, property values, and economic growth
  • Managing natural resource and land wealth
  • Economic sustainability
  • Agricultural policy

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Consultancies, Public Service, and Awards/Honors

  • Member of the National Academy of Sciences (Committee on National Statistics) panel to review data collection and measurement by U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service and Economic Research Service
  • Steering-Committee Member of the NSF-funded Research Coordination Network on the impacts of energy production (2015-current).
  • Consultant, Development Economics Group, World Bank
  • Collaborating Researcher, Amazon Institute of People and the Environment (Imazon), Belem, Brazil
  • Reviewer for Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Resource Economics, American Economic Review, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Ecological Economics, Energy Policy,  Energy Technology, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Finnish Economic Papers, Food Policy, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Regional Science, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, Review of Regional Studies, World Development, World Bank Economic Review.
  • Outstanding Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy Article: “Crop Prices, Agricultural Revenues, and the Rural Economy” (with C. Wall, J. Brown, and T. Hertz).
  • Faculty Fellowship in Sustainability, University of Pittsburgh Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
  • Henry C. Taylor Doctoral Dissertation Award, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • U.S. Dept. of Education Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship – Portuguese
  • Helen Firstbrook Franklin Fellowship – UW Latin American Studies
  • Fulbright Grantee – Peru

Other Faculty and Academic Administration Positions

  • Secondary appointment, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 2014-
  • Adjunct Faculty, Johns Hopkins University, 2013

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
3601 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260