Full Name
James Davis
Job Title
USDA Economic Research Service
Speaker Bio

Jim Davis is a research agricultural economist in the Rural Economy Branch of the Resource and Rural Economics Division at the USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS).

Jim joined ERS in November 2021. Prior to joining ERS, he was an economist at the U.S. Census Bureau and an administrator for the Boston Federal Statistical Research Data Center. Jim's research activities include studies of rural development; industrial structure; jobs and worker earnings; the spatial organization of economic activity; and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) labor markets.

Jim holds a Ph.D. in Urban Economics and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, both from Brown University.

Jim is a member of the American Economic Association (AEA), NBER Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (CRIW), and the Urban Economics Association (UEA).

James Davis