Rachael E. Goodhue

Dr. Goodhue is Professor at the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis. Her fields of interest include industrial organization, competition in agricultural markets, agricultural marketing and organization, contracting, agricultural and agri-environmental regulation and policy, pesticide use and regulation, and property rights. Dr. Goodhue has published over 30 refereed journal articles in leading academic journals such as the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and the Review of Industrial Organization. Additionally, she has written more than 10 book chapters. She has received a number of awards and fellowships, including membership of Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture in 2007, the Duke University Talent Identification Program Distinguished Alumni Career/Professional Award in 2005, and the Best Paper by a Younger Scholar Published in Review of Industrial Organization in 1999. She has served as Associate Editor for the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Economics and the Journal of Industrial Organization Education and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Review of Industrial Organization.

In her consultancy work Dr. Goodhue has produced a number of technical reports to government agencies, including the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Her consultancy work has included an assignment for the State of California’s Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation to assess workers’ compensation insurance. In addition, she was an invited speaker at a panel on competition in U.S. agriculture held jointly by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Education
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of California, Berkeley, M.Sc. Agricultural and Resource Economics
Swarthmore College, B.A. Economics, with a concentration in Public Policy (High Honors)

Practice Areas
Antitrust and Competition, Class Certification, Intellectual Property, Transition Economies, Natural Resources, Economic Damages, Insurance and Healthcare