Global Conference 2010
Chief Economist, Growth Energy
Roger Conway is Chief Economist of Growth Energy, an industry group comprised of U.S. ethanol producers. Until recently, he was director of the Office of Energy Policy and New Uses in the Office of the Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). He has served as USDA representative for such activities as the Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Energy Strategy, the DOE Oil and Gas Initiative and the White House Bioenergy Initiative. Published in numerous journals including the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Conway writes about global warming, international trade, commodity policy, agricultural investment and macroeconomic policy. The USDA recognized him with the Distinguished Service Award for his work in biofuels. Conway has a bachelor's degree and a Ph.D. in economics from The George Washington University and a master's degree from George Mason University.