Dylan Russell

Agricultural Economist


Dylan Russell is an agricultural economist specializing in international trade data analysis within the International Trade and Development Branch of the Market and Trade Economics Division at USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS).


Dylan joined ERS in 2020. His research focuses on agricultural trade forecasting and innovating data analysis tools to better analyze trends in international agricultural trade. Prior to coming to ERS, Dylan completed his MSc. in Economic History at the London School of Economics, where his research focused on the impact of agriculture and financial systems on debt accumulation in the United States in the late 19th Century. Other research interests include free trade agreements, tariffs, trade barriers, and agricultural development.


Dylan received his B.A. in Economics with a concentration in International Economics from James Madison University and his MSc. in Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Professional Affiliations

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association