Jared Woollacott

Research economist

Jared Woollacott

Education

  • PhD, Geography, Boston University
  • MEM, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
  • MPP, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
  • BS, Economics – Finance, Bentley University

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Jared Woollacott brings expertise in economic modeling to our Environmental and Health Sciences team. He specializes in the construction and application of economy-wide models, including input-output, static and dynamic CGE, and partial equilibrium models.

Using economic modeling, Dr. Woollacott analyzes the effects of new policies and other changes on regional and national employment, development, and environmental outcomes. He is currently contributing to several studies of existing and proposed air quality and greenhouse-gas reduction regulations in the United States. He also led the design of a study of the broad economic effects of the expanding apparel-manufacturing industry in Haiti.

Dr. Woollacott began working for RTI on a contract basis in 2012, joining full-time in 2014. In addition to economics, he has an academic background in finance, environmental management, and public policy. He is a member of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.

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