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Alla A Golub

Agricultural Economics 

  • Research Economist in Climate Policy

Alla Golub joined the department as a Research Economist in Climate Policy working in the Center for Global Trade Analysis (GTAP). Alla graduated from Purdue in 2006 with Ph.D. in agricultural economics.

Selected Publications

Cai, Y., Golub, A. A., & Hertel, T. W. (2017). Agricultural research spending must increase in light of future uncertainties. Food Policy, 70, 71-83. doi:10.1016/j.foodpol.2017.06.002

Henderson, B., Golub, A. A., Pambudi, D., Hertel, T. W., Godde, C., Herrero, M., . . . Gerber, P. (2017). The power and pain of market-based carbon policies: a global application to greenhouse gases from ruminant livestock production. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. doi:10.1007/s11027-017-9737-0

Golub, A. A., Hertel, T. W., & Rose, S. K. (2017). Global land use impacts of US ethanol: revised analysis using dynamic GTAP-BIO framework. In Khanna M., Zilberman D. (eds) Handbook of Bioenergy Economics and Policy: Modeling Land use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Implications: Volume II. Natural Resource Management and Policy (40, 183-212). New York, NY: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-6906-7_8

Plevin, R., Beckman, J., Golub, A. A., Witcover, J., & O'Hare, M. (2015). Carbon accounting and economic model uncertainty of emissions from biofuels-induced land use change. Environmental Science & Technology, 49(5), 2656–2664. doi:10.1021/es505481d

Irfanoglu, Z. B., Sesmero, J. P., & Golub, A. A. (2015). Potential of border tax adjustments to deter free riding in international climate agreements. Environmental Research Letters, 10(2). doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/2/024009

Golub, A. A., Henderson, B., Hertel, T. W., Gerber, P. J., Rose, S. K., & Sohngen, B. (2013). Global climate policy impacts on livestock, land use, livelihoods and food security. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(52), 20894-20899. doi:10.1073/pnas.1108772109

Binkley, J. K., & Golub, A. A. (2011). Consumer demand for nutrition versus taste in four major food categories. Agricultural Economics, 42(1), 65-74. doi:10.1111/j.1574-0862.2010.00471.x

Hertel, T. W., Golub, A. A., Jones, A., O'Hare, M., Plevin, R., & Kammen, D. (2010). Global land use and greenhouse gas emissions impacts of U.S. maize ethanol: estimating market-mediated responses. BioScience, 60(3), 223-231. doi:10.1525/bio.2010.60.3.8

Golub, A. A., Hertel, T. W., Lee, H., Rose, S. K., & Sohngen, B. (2009). The Opportunity Cost of Land Use and the Global Potential for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Agriculture and Forestry. Journal of Resource and Energy Economics, 31(4), 299-319. doi:10.1016/j.reseneeco.2009.04.007

Golub, A. A., Hertel, T., Taheripour, F., & Tyner, W. (2010). Modeling biofuels policies in general equilibrium: insights, pitfalls and opportunities. In New developments in General Equilibrium Analysis for Trade Policy (7, 153-187). Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Retrieved from

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