Faculty & Staff

Aaron A. Elrod

Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana; M.A., Ph.D., The George Washington University


Aaron Elrod received a B.A. from Centenary College of Louisiana and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from The George Washington University. His primary field of specialization is environmental and natural resource economics, with secondary fields in public economics and industrial organization.

Elrod’s current research focuses on the effect of environmental regulation on the product-mix decisions of U.S. manufacturers, and the effect of environmental regulation on U.S. outbound foreign direct investment. Prior to joining the Department of Economics, Elrod worked as an economist for the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. There he received a Bronze Medal Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce for superior federal service. He also conducted research as a Special Sworn Status researcher at the U.S. Census Bureau’s Center for Economic Studies. Elrod’s teaching interests include environmental and natural resource economics, energy economics, and public economics.


Aaron A. Elrod CV


Areas of Expertise

Environmental and natural resource economics; Public economics; Industrial organization