Teaching and Research Interests
Dr. Scheitrum is an assistant professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Arizona. His research examines the economic, trade, and financial impacts of agricultural and energy policy. Recent projects include examining the impacts of approvals of GMO products on cultivation and international trade, estimating the price impact of California’s animal welfare law AB 1437, and estimating the behavioral response to animal disease management programs in the UK. Dr. Scheitrum routinely employs University of Arizona High Performance Computing resources in his empirical estimation. Dr. Scheitrum teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in microeconomics and commodity markets.
Awards and Honors
Schaefer, K. A. and Scheitrum, D.. “Sewing Terror: Price Dynamics of the Strawberry Needle Crisis.” The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, (forthcoming).
Zuo, N., Josephson, A., and Scheitrum, D. “Engaging Students inAgriculture: Three Authentic-Learning Classroom Interventions.” NACTA Journal, (forthcoming).
Scheitrum, D., Jaffe, A.M., Dominguez-Faus, R., and Parker, N., "California Low Carbon Fuel Policies and Natural Gas Fueling Infrastructure: Synergies and Challenges to Expanding the use of RNG in Transportation," Energy Policy, 110 (2017): 355–364.
Fan, Y., Lee, A., Parker, N., Scheitrum, D., Jaffe, A.M., Dominguez-Faus, R., and Medlock, K. "Geospatial, temporal and economic analysis of alternative fuel infrastructure: The case of freight and U.S. natural gas markets." The Energy Journal, 38(6) (2017).
Scheitrum, D., Carter, C. A., and Jaffe, A. M. "Testing Substitution between Private and Public Storage in the U.S. Oil Market: A Study on the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve." Energy Economics, 64 (2017): 483:493.