Wyatt Thompson

Wyatt Thompson



Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI), Division of Applied Social Sciences (DASS)

Wyatt Thompson is a professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics. He joined the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri in 2006 to work on biofuel markets and policies, agricultural policies, and trade. Before joining the team, he worked at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris, France, analyzing export competition policies, measuring agricultural policy support, and assessing market impacts of policies, particularly those of the European Union, Mexico, and the United States. He also worked on similar topics at the Policy Research Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries in Tokyo, Japan, as a research fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. During a sabbatical from MU, he spent a year at the Office of the Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He earned his BS and MS in Economics at Washington University, St. Louis, and his PhD in Agricultural Economics at the University of Missouri.

Educational background:

  • Ph.D., University of Missouri