Scott joined ERS in July of 2019. Prior to joining ERS, Scott was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Appalachian State University, where he worked on research in criminology, non-market valuation and farmer campaign finance. Scott grew up in Gold Canyon, Arizona. His research interest include agricultural land values, farm commodity programs, risk management policy, non-market valuation, criminology, and farmer campaign finance.
Callahan, S. (2019). Do Campaign Contributions from Farmers Influence Agricultural Policy? Evidence from a 2008 Farm Bill Amendment Vote to Curtail Cotton Subsidies. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 51(3), 417-433. doi:10.1017/aae.2019.9