Jerome Dumortier

Jerome Dumortier

Assistant Professor
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Office: BS 4074
Phone: 317-274-1817

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  • Ph.D. in Economics, Iowa State University, USA 2011
  • Licence en sciences économiques ("économie politique"), Université de Lausanne, Switzerland 2004

Research interests

Agricultural economics, resource and environmental economics, energy economics, biomass and bioenergy, land-use change, agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

Current Projects

Plug-in vehicles and the future of road infrastructure funding in the United States

Peer-reviewed publications

  • Dumortier, Jerome, Fengxiu Zhang, and John Marron. “State and federal fuel taxes: The road ahead for U.S. infrastructure funding.” Transport Policy (forthcoming). [Working Paper]
  • Dumortier, Jerome, Matthew W. Kent, Seth B. Payton. (2016). “Plug-in vehicles and the future of road infrastructure funding in the United States.” Energy Policy (forthcoming). [Working Paper][Published Version]
  • Grebitus, Carola, and Jerome Dumortier. “Effects of values and personality on demand for organic produce.” Agribusiness: An International Journal 32(2): 189-202. [Published Version]
  • Siddiki, Saba, Jerome Dumortier, Cali Curley, John D. Graham, Sanya Carley, and Rachel M. Krause. “Examining drivers of innovative technology adoption intention: The case of plug-in vehicles.” Review of Policy Research 32(6): 649-674. [Published Version]
  • Dumortier, Jerome. (2016). “Impact of agronomic uncertainty in biomass production and endogenous commodity prices on cellulosic biofuel feedstock composition.” Global Change Biology Bioenergy 8(1) 35-50. [Published Version]
  • Dumortier, Jerome, Saba Siddiki, Sanya Carley, Joshua Cisney, Rachel M. Krause, Bradley W. Lane, John A. Rupp, and John D. Graham. (2015). "Effects of providing total cost of ownership information on consumers' intent to purchase a hybrid or plug-in electric vehicle." Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 72: 71-86. [Published Version][Working Paper]
  • Kauffman, Nathan, Jerome Dumortier, Dermot J. Hayes, Robert C. Brown, and David A. Laird. (2014). "Producing energy while sequestering carbon? The relationship between biochar and agricultural productivity." Biomass & Bioenergy 63: 167-176. [Published Version][Working Paper]
  • Dumortier, Jerome. (2013). "The effects of uncertainty under a cap-and-trade policy on afforestation in the United States." Environmental Research Letters 8(4): 044020. [Published Version]
  • Elobeid, Amani, Miguel Carriquiry, Jerome Dumortier, Francisco Rosas, Kranti Mulik, Jacinto F. Fabiosa, Dermot J. Hayes, and Bruce A. Babcock. (2013). "Biofuel expansion, fertilizer use and GHG emissions: Unintended consequences of mitigation policies." Special Issue "Economics of Bioenergy" in Economics Research International, Article ID 708604. [Published Version]
  • Dumortier, Jerome. (2013). "Co-firing in coal power plants and its impact on biomass feedstock availability." Energy Policy 60: 396-405. [Published Version][Working Paper]
  • Dumortier, Jerome, Dermot J. Hayes, Miguel Carriquiry, Fengxia Dong, Xiaodong Du, Amani Elobeid, Jacinto Fabiosa, Pamela A. Martin, and Kranti Mulik. (2012). "The effects of potential changes in United States beef production on global grazing systems and greenhouse gas emissions." Environmental Research Letters 7(2): 024023. [Published Version]
  • Dumortier, Jerome, Dermot J. Hayes, Miguel Carriquiry, Fengxia Dong, Xiaodong Du, Amani Elobeid, Jacinto Fabiosa, and Simla Tokgoz. (2011). "Sensitivity of carbon emission estimates from indirect land-use change." Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 33(3): 428-448. [Published Version][Working Paper]
  • Hayes, Dermot J., Bruce A. Babcock, Jacinto Fabiosa, Simla Tokgoz, Amani Elobeid, Tun-Hsiang Yu, Fengxia Dong, Chad Hart, Eddie Chavez, Suwen Pan, Miguel Carriquiry, and Jerome Dumortier. (2009). “Biofuels: Potential production capacity, effects on grain and livestock sectors, and implications for food prices and consumers.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 41(2): 1-27. [Published Version]


  • SPEA-V 370: Research Methods and Statistical Modeling
  • SPEA-V 506: Statistical Analysis for Effective Decision Making
  • SPEA-V 517: Public Management Economics
  • ECON 102: Principles of Macroeconomics (Iowa State University)