Thomas Rutherford

Professor

rutherford@aae.wisc.edu

(608) 316-4362

323 Taylor Hall
427 Lorch St.
Madison, WI 53706

4243B Wisconsin Institute of Discovery
330 North Orchard Street
Madison, WI 53706

Interests
Energy markets, climate policy, international trade, technical change and computational economics
Office Hours
Thursdays: 9:30-11:30 (Taylor Hall 323), or by appointment

I am an applied economist working on issues in trade, energy and environmental economics. My methodological focus involves the use of mathematical programming methods to better understand economic policy choices. My current projects include work on the economics of climate change policy, including carbon tariffs, as well as the impacts of international trade agreements.
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Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
Affiliate, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Courses
AAE 373: Globalization, Development and Poverty
AAE 526: Quantitative Methods in Agricultural and Applied Economics
Education
PhD 1987, Stanford University (Operations Research, Supervisor: Alan S. Manne)
BS 1977, Yale University (Engineering and Applied Science)
1973, Madison East High School, Madison, WI
Affiliations
Faculty Affiliate, Industrial and Systems Engineering