Professor Fred Joutz, a leading econometrician and former Visiting Researcher at KAPSARC, has joined the Center’s Research team. He will provide energy economics thought leadership to our ongoing and upcoming projects.
Prior to joining the Center, Fred was a Professor of Economics and Co-director of the Research Program on Forecasting at the George Washington University. His research focused on macroeconomic and energy econometric modeling and forecasting. He has served as a consultant and technical expert to various U.S. government organizations and agencies, overseas governments and private corporations. He was also a Research Scholar at the IMF, writing research reports, developing econometric and forecasting models, providing technical support, and conducting technical workshops and training sessions. He is a Senior Fellow of the U.S. Association of Energy Economics.
Fred received his BA in International Economics and Politics from the University of Maryland, his MA in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and his PhD in Economics from the University of Washington.