Tokgoz, Simla

Title
Dr.
Gender
Female
Primary email address
Current country of residence
Position
Research Fellow
Main duties in the current work
modeling and analysis of biofuels, energy, and agricultural markets
Department
Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division (MTID)
Organization
IFPRI
Phone (Office)
202-862 8192
Name of previous organization where you have worked
CARD at Iowa State University
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Fields of Specialization (Please, check at most three fields.)
Agricultural Production and Technology
Economic Modeling
Energy Economics
Research interest
<p>&nbsp;analysis of agricultural, biofuels, and energy policies; integration of agricultural and energy markets, determinants of R&amp;D spending &nbsp;</p>
Month
September
Year
2012
First name
Simla
Last name
Tokgoz
Biography generated from the system
Dr. Simla Tokgoz is a citizen of . She has been an AGRODEP member since September, 2012. At the present, Simla is a Research Fellow at the IFPRI. In this position, Simla modeling and analysis of biofuels, energy, and agricultural markets. Before joining IFPRI, Simla worked for CARD at Iowa State University . She holds a in from , a in from , and a &lt;p&gt;Ph.D. in Economics from North Carolina State University . She is specialized in Agricultural Production and Technology. She is interested in &lt;p&gt;&amp;nbsp;analysis of agricultural, biofuels, and energy policies; integration of agricultural and energy markets, determinants of R&amp;amp;D spending &amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt;
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Ph.D.

Ph.D.

Department
Economics
University
North Carolina State University
City
Arlington
Province (state)
VA
Street name and number
2033 K Street, NW
City
Washington
Province (state)
DC
Zip Code
20006

Simla Tokgoz received her Ph.D. in Economics from North Carolina State University in 2003. Before she joined IFPRI in 2009, she was at the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University. She has carried out research on modeling of global grain and biofuels markets, analysis of agricultural, biofuels, and trade policies, and technological change in U.S. agriculture. 

She is part of Globalization and Markets research program in the Markets, Trade and Institutions Division (MTID). Specifically, she works on model library for the AGRODEP project. She is also part of the project ‘Inclusive value chains and efficient trade’ of CGIAR research program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) program, where she focuses on measurement of distortions along agricultural value chain.

Her research focus is modeling and analysis of biofuels, energy, and agricultural markets, particularly the integration of agricultural and energy markets in developing countries. Her research interests also include determinants of private agricultural R&D spending in the United States.