Johanns Announces Joe Glauberís Detailment To Special Doha Agricultural Envoy At USTR
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns today announced the detail assignment on May 31, 2007 of Joseph W. Glauber, a distinguished economist and expert in the field of international agricultural trade, to the position of Special Doha Agricultural Envoy at the office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Dr. Glauber will step into Ambassador Dick Crowderís role as lead agriculture negotiator for the Doha Round.
ďI have worked closely with Joe and I have every confidence in his ability to lead U.S. agricultural negotiations in the World Trade Organizationís Doha Development Round,Ē said Johanns. ďAs Deputy Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Joe is a valuable member of our USDA team, and has been a key member of the U.S. governmentís team throughout the Doha negotiations. He will make a great contribution in this larger role.Ē
Glauber has served as Deputy Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture since 1992. In addition to his work in the Doha negotiations, he served as economic adviser at the so-called Blair House agreements leading to the completion of the Uruguay Round negotiations. He is the author of numerous studies on crop insurance, disaster policy and U.S. farm policy. Prior to his current position, he served as senior staff economist for agriculture, natural resources and trade at the Presidentís Council of Economic Advisers as an economist at the Economic Research Service, USDA.
Glauber received his Ph.D. in agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin in 1984 and holds an AB in anthropology from the University of Chicago.
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