Teaching and Research Interests
Dr. Scheitrum’s research examines commodities and commodity markets with a focus on the interaction between energy and agriculture. His current research extends his doctoral research on the impact of fuels policies on conventional and alternative energy sources. Additionally, he is investigating national and international commodity market issues including the impact of emissions regulations on livestock production and investigating agricultural hedging practices when facing idiosyncratic versus covariate risk.
Dr. Scheitrum has experience instructing in commodity markets, agricultural policy, and econometrics, and will be teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in microeconomics, econometrics, and commodity markets.
Awards and Honors
Schaefer, K. A., Scheitrum, D., and Nes, K. “International Sourcing Decisions in the Wake of a Food Scandal.” Food Policy (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.