Elizabeth Gooch

Elizabeth Gooch



My current research focuses are on China’s infrastructure development and how that has influenced China-US agricultural trade and Venezuelan food insecurity.  Additionally, I am interested in development economics and economic history.


Economics Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2014
Economics-Mathematics, B.A. Agnes Scott College, 2005

Professional Affiliations

Member of American Agricultural Economic Association (China Section), Economic History Association, Northeast Agricultural and Resource Economics Association

Selected Publications

Gooch, E. 2017. “The impact of reduced incidence of malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases on global population,” Journal of Development Economics 124:214-228.

Gooch, E. 2017. “Estimating the long-term impact of the Great Chinese Famine (1959-61) on Modern China,” World Development 89:140-151.

Gooch, E., and F. Gale. 2015. “Get ready for Chinese overseas investment in agriculture,” Choices 30(2), 2nd Quarter.