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Dominique Y van der Mensbrugghe

Agricultural Economics 

  • Director of GTAP/Research Professor
Center for Global Trade Analysis
403 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Dominique van der Mensbrugghe is Research Professor and Director of the Center for Global Trade Analysis (GTAP) at Purdue University. Prior to joining Purdue, he worked at a trio of international agencies—Senior Economist and Team Leader of the Global Perspectives Studies Team at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Lead Economist in the Development Prospects Group at the World Bank and Senior Economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The focus of his work during his career has been on long-term structural change of the global economy and the analysis of global economic policy issues—including agricultural policies, regional and multilateral trade agreements, demographics and international migration, the Millennium Development Goals, and climate change. His work has appeared frequently in various economic journals and the agencies’ flagship reports and he is one of the world’s experts on global computable general equilibrium modeling. He holds both Belgian and U.S. citizenship, received his undergraduate degree in mathematics at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium and a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Awards & Honors

(2017) 2017 Citation of Excellence. Emerald Publishing.

Selected Publications

Wiebe, K., Lotze-Campen, H., Sands, R., Tabeau, A., Van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique, Biewald, A., . . . Willenbockel, D. (2015). Climate change impacts on agriculture in 2050 under a range of plausible socioeconomic and emissions scenarios. ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 10(8). doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/085010

Nelson, G. C., Van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique, Ahammad, H., Blanc, E., Calvin, K., Hasegawa, T., . . . Willenbockel, D. (2014). Agriculture and climate change in global scenarios: why don't the models agree. AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, 45(1), 85-101. doi:10.1111/agec.12091

Nelson, G. C., Valin, H., Sands, R. D., Havlik, P., Ahammad, H., Deryng, D., . . . Willenbockel, D. (2014). Climate change effects on agriculture: Economic responses to biophysical shocks. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 111(9), 3274-3279. doi:10.1073/pnas.1222465110

Schmitz, C., Van Meijl, Hans, Kyle, P., Nelson, G. C., Fujimori, S., Gurgel, A., . . . Valin, H. (2014). Land- use change trajectories up to 2050: insights from a global agro- economic model comparison. AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, 45(1), 69-84. doi:10.1111/agec.12090

Krey, V., Masera, O., Blanford, G., Bruckner, T., Cooke, R., Fisher-Vanden, K., . . . Steckel, J. (2014). Metrics & Methodology. CLIMATE CHANGE 2014: MITIGATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE, 1281-1328.

Valin, H., Sands, R. D., Van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique, Nelson, G. C., Ahammad, H., Blanc, E., . . . Willenbockel, D. (2014). The future of food demand: understanding differences in global economic models. AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, 45(1), 51-67. doi:10.1111/agec.12089

Von Lampe, Martin, Willenbockel, D., Ahammad, H., Blanc, E., Cai, Y., Calvin, K., . . . Van Meijl, Hans (2014). Why do global long-term scenarios for agriculture differ? An overview of the AgMIP Global Economic Model Intercomparison. AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, 45(1), 3-20. doi:10.1111/agec.12086

Van Der Mensbrugghe, D. Y., Tyner, W. E., & Chepeliev, M. (2018). How U.S. Agriculture Will Fare Under the USMCA and Retaliatory Tariffs. Manuscript in preparation.

Van Der Mensbrugghe, D. Y., & Chepeliev, M. (2018). Including Fossil-fuel Consumption Subsidies in the GTAP Data Base. Manuscript in preparation.

Van Der Mensbrugghe, D. Y. (2018). The Standard GTAP Model in GAMS, Version 7. Journal of Global Economic Analysis, 3(1), 1-83.

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