Alum named to Council of Economic Advisors

July 25, 2019

Joseph BalagtasAlum Joseph Balagtas ('98 MS ag econ) associate professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University, has been selected to serve as a senior economist, with a focus on agricultural and food policy, to the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in Washington, D.C.

The CEA provides the president objective economic advice on economic policy and evaluates economic literature and data to determine the consequences of alternative policies.