Sheldon (Xiaodong) Du

Renk Agribusiness Chair and Associate Professor

xdu23@wisc.edu

(608) 262-0699

331 Taylor Hall
427 Lorch St.
Madison, WI 53706

Interests
economics of agriculture, commodity markets, economics of energy, and applied econometrics
Office Hours
by appointment.

My primary areas of research are agricultural and energy economics. I am interested in understanding production agriculture, its changing structure and adaptation to environmental, policy and technological changes, risk management and crop insurance choices, as well as commodity markets. . My interests also include the economics of traditional and renewable energy, energy policy, and implications for agricultural markets.
Links
Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar
Affiliations
Associate editor, Agricultural Economics
Associate editor, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Associate editor, Economics Bulletin
Renk Chair in Agribusiness, Renk Agribusiness Institute
Courses
AAE 322: Commodity Markets
AAE 671: Energy Economics
AAE 722: Machine Learning in Applied Economic Analysis
Education
Ph.D., Economics, Iowa State University, 2008.