Interim Department Head and Professor
jeff.reimer [at] oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-1415

Ballard Extension Hall

Ballard Extension Hall 231

2591 SW Campus Way

2591 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Fields: International trade, agricultural economics, applied general equilibrium analysis, regional economic modeling, price analysis

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  • Purdue University, Ph.D. 2003
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. 1994, M.S. 1999

Editor:  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics

I have published in many journals including the Journal of International Economics, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Review of International Economics, Journal of Regional Science, World Development, Economic Inquiry, Environmental Research Letters, and Applied Economics Policy and Perspectives.

I have a U.S. Midwestern agricultural background and extensive experience in the Pacific Northwest, Bangladesh, and the Dominican Republic.

Research topics:

  • International trade policy, nutrition programs (SNAP), and farm programs
  • How trade costs and consumer preferences affect trade patterns
  • Factor content of trade, virtual water trade
  • Barriers to export participation among firms
  • Agricultural labor
  • Price analysis and price forecasting
  • Regional economic modeling of agricultural issues, especially with respect to water
  • Applied general equilibrium modeling
  • Hemp and biofuel supply chains

I have advised numerous graduate students and am past director of the Applied Economics Graduate Program

Teaching: international trade theory and policy, intermediate micro-economic theory, ag price and market analysis, applied econometrics

At OSU

Affiliated with: 
Applied Economics

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Jeff Reimer

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University named Dr. Jeffrey Reimer as the interim department head for Applied Economics. 


Quinoa Harvest

They predict that farmers and ranchers in Oregon will feel the pinch “They use a lot of diesel for their machines,” said Jeff Reimer, professor of applied economics at Oregon State University.