Jeremy Jelliffe

Research Agricultural Economist


Jeremy Jelliffe is a research agricultural economist with the International Trade and Development Branch in the Market and Trade Economics Division at USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS). His research focuses on European agricultural production, consumption, and trade issues, as well as international food security and productivity of the agricultural sector. Other research interests include agricultural development, sub-Saharan Africa, food safety, as well as the wine, dairy, and hemp industries.


Jeremy earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics, as well as a B.S. in Environmental Science and B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Connecticut.

Selected Publications

Jelliffe, J. L., B. E. Bravo-Ureta, A. Muitia, V. Salegua, E. Urban, and J. Rhoads. 2020. “Total factor productivity and technical efficiency among smallholder groundnut farmers in Northern Mozambique,” African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 15(4):289–301.

Beckman, J., M. Ivanic, J. L. Jelliffe, F. G. Baquedano, and S. G. Scott. November 2020. Economic and Food Security Impacts of Agricultural Input Reduction Under the European Union Green Deal’s Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies, EB-30, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

Lopez, R. A., J. L. Jelliffe, and C. Laughton. 2020. “Northeast Economic Engine: Agriculture, Forest Products and Commercial Fishing,” FCE Report 20-0322, Farm Credit East, October 2020.

Appaw, W., D. L. Jordan, J. L. Jelliffe, R. Akromah, A. Dankyi, M. Abudulai, R. L. Brandenburg, B. Bravo-Ureta, K. Boote, G. MacDonald, J. Chen, R. D. Phillips. P. Mallikarjunan, M. Balota, D. Hoisington, J. Rhoads . 2020. “Minimizing Aflatoxin Contamination in the Field, During Drying, and in Storage in Ghana,” Peanut Science, (47):72–80.

Jelliffe, J. L., B. E. Bravo-Ureta, C. M. Deom, and D. K. Okello. 2018. “Adoption of High-Yielding Groundnut Varieties: The Sustainability of a Farmer-Led Multiplication-Dissemination Program in Eastern Uganda,” Sustainability 10(5):1597.