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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ARS 50th Anniversary Celebration

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50th Anniversary

National Scientific Leadership Meeting and
Annual Recognition Program

Proud Past and Promising Future
January 21-23, 2004
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Stephen Crutchfield



  • Stephen CrutchfieldStaff Analysis Coordinator
    USDA Economic Research Service
    1800 M Street NW Room 2164N
    Washington, DC, 20036
    (202) 694 5406

Stephen Crutchfield is the Staff Analysis Coordinator for USDA's Economic Research Service, where he manages fast turn-around requests for data, research, or analysis from external customers. He reports on a regular basis to the Department on current ERS research, homeland security, and interagency activities. Stephen is also the Deputy Director for Staff Analysis and Communications in the ERS's Food and Rural Economics Division, where he provides leadership in research planning and dissemination, and leads the Division's s Web program, ensuring timely delivery of new and innovative research products to the ERS Website.

From 1994 to 2001, Stephen was Chief of the Diet, Safety and Health Economics Branch at ERS, where he directed and conducted research on the costs and benefits of private and public policies relating to nutrition, food consumption, food demand, and food safety in the U.S. Steve was head of the Environmental Valuation Section in the Resources and Technology Division of ERS from 1986 to 1994. There, his research estimated the costs and benefits of policies to protect and improve environmental quality. He was an Assistant Professor of Resource Economics at the University of Rhode Island from 1980 to 1986.

Stephen holds a Ph.D., a Master of Philosophy, and an Master of Arts in Economics from Yale University. He obtained his B.A. in economics and history from the University of Washington in Seattle



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