BA, Political Science, University of Iowa, 1979
MA, Latin American Studies, University of Texas, 1983
PhD, Agricultural Economics, Iowa State University, 1989
Dr. Westhoff’s research includes conducting forward-looking analysis of agricultural markets and policies. He provides analysis to policymakers and the public on the impacts of farm legislation, trade agreements, technology and the macro economy. He worked as a Congressional economist before coming to MU in 1996. Since 2011, he has served as director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI).
AG_EC 3230: Agricultural and Rural Economic Policy
AAE 8265: Agricultural and Food Policy
Ag lenders seminars