Patrick Westhoff, PhD

Cowden Professor

Agricultural and Applied Economics

Director, FAPRI

Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute

Contact Information

Email WesthoffP@missouri.edu
Phone 573-882-4647
Address 200 Mumford Hall
Websites FAPRI
ResearchGate
LinkedIn
Twitter

Education

BA, Political Science, University of Iowa, 1979
MA, Latin American Studies, University of Texas, 1983
PhD, Agricultural Economics, Iowa State University, 1989

Specialties

Agricultural policy
Agricultural markets
Agricultural trade
Farm finances
Federal budget

Research

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).

Teaching

AG_EC 3230: Agricultural and Rural Economic Policy
AAE 8265: Agricultural and Food Policy

Extension

Ag lenders seminars