Julie Witcover, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Project Scientist
  • STEPS+ Researcher
  • Indirect land use effect of biofuels policy


Julie Witcover is an Assistant Project Scientist at the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California-Davis, focusing on analysis of low carbon fuel policies, particularly biofuel supply and land use change modeling, and at the Policy Institute for Energy, Environment, and the Economy, provides technical review to policymakers on these topics.  She worked in the 1990s as an analyst at the International Food Policy Research Institute, focusing on the nexus of agricultural, socioeconomic, and environmental issues.  She received a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from UC Davis in 2008, an M.A. in International Economics from Johns Hopkins University, and a bachelor’s degree in Government from Harvard College.

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