Rutherford, Thomas F.

Thomas Rutherford
Professor, Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison




University of Wisconsin - Madison


Collaborating on the project A Model for Economic Assessment of U.S. Climate Policy

Research Interests
Energy markets; climate policy; international trade; technical change and computational economics

Biographical Statement:
Professor Rutherford is an applied economist working on issues in trade, energy and environmental economics. His methodological focus involves the use of mathematical programming methods to better understand economic policy choices. Before joining the UW Madison faculty, Rutherford held faculty appointments at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, the University of Colorado Boulder, and the University of Western Ontario.

Recent Publications

Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Rausch, S., and T. Rutherford (2010). Computational Economics, 36(2): 171-189

News + Media

Researcher Highlight
Joint Program News | 
Jun 01, 2015