Daniel F. Mooney

PhD Candidate                                                                                        
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
University of Wisconsin-Madison

303 Taylor Hall                                       Curriculum vitae:
427 Lorch Street                                        CV:  Short |  Long
Madison, WI 53706                               

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Primary Fields: Agricultural Production Economics, Agricultural Resource Economics, Economic Impact Assessment, Technology Evaluation
Secondary Fields: Applied Quantitative Methods, Energy and Environmental Economics, Enterprise/Business Management, Food Systems Economics
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Landowner Willingness to Supply Land for Bioenergy Cropping Systems"
Advisor: Bradford L. Barham

Selected Publications

"How willing are landowners to supply land for bioenergy crops in the northern Great Lakes region?" 2016. Global Change Biology-Bioenergy, doi:10.1111/gcbb.12336 (S.M. Swinton, S. Tanner, B.L. Barham, D.F. Mooney, and T. Skevas)

"Inelastic and fragmented farm supply response for second-generation bioenergy feedstocks: Ex ante survey evidence from Wisconsin." 2015. Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy 37(2):287-310. (D.F. Mooney, B.L. Barham, and C. Lian)

"Ecosystem-service tradeoffs associated with switching from annual to perennial energy crops in riparian zones of the US Midwest." 2013. PLOS One 8(11):1-13. (T.D. Meehan, C. Gratton, E. Diehl, N.D. Hunt, D.F. Mooney, S. Ventura, B.L. Barham, and R.D. Jackson)

"Effect of dry matter loss on the profitability of outdoor storage of switchgrass." 2012. Biomass and Bioenergy 44:33-41. (D.F. Mooney, J.A. Larson, B.E. English, and D.D. Tyler)

"Cost evaluation of alternative producing, harvesting, storing, and transporting systems and their logistics in the southeastern USA." 2010. Agricultural Finance Review 70(2):184-200. (J.A. Larson, T.H. Yu, B.C. English, D.F. Mooney, and C. Wang)

"Yield and breakeven price of 'Alamo' switchgrass for biofuels in Tennessee." 2009. Agronomy Journal 101(5):1234-42. (D.F. Mooney, R.K. Roberts, B.C. English, D.D. Tyler, and J.A. Larson)


Instructor, Quantitative Methods in Economics and Management, Department of Economics, Beloit College, Fall 2015 & Spring 2016 
Instructor, Energy & Environmental Economics, Department of Economics, Beloit College, Spring 2016
Teaching Assistant, Applied Microeconomic Theory, Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Fall 2013
Instructor, AAE Math Review (4-day review for incoming MS students), Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Summer 2013

*Teaching statement and student evaluations available upon request


Ph.D. (in progress)     Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin Madison
M.S.                              Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University
B.S.                               Agricultural and Applied Economics University of Wisconsin-Madison

Awards & Activities

Thomsen Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013-2014)
Honorable Mention, Best M.S. Thesis, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) (2008)
Best M.S. Thesis, Department of Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University (2007)
Outstanding Service Award, U.S. Peace Corps, Republic of Panama (2005)
U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Agribusiness Extension Agent, Republic of Panama (2002-2005)
Holstrom Undergraduate Fellowship, Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2000-2001)
Semester Abroad, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago (2000)