Thomas Rutherford

330 North Orchard Street, Room 4237
Madison WI 53715
Joined WID: 2011

Optimization of economic decisions


  • B.S., Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University
  • Ph.D., Operations Research, Stanford University

Research Description

Interests include Energy Markets, Climate Policy, International Trade, Technical Change and Computational Economics.


  • GTAP Hall of Fame Award, User Community of the Global Trade Analysis Project, 2007.
  • Daeyang Prize (with GlennW. Harrison and David G. Tarr), Journal of Economic Integration, 1997.
  • Cowles Foundation Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Yale University, 1986.
  • Yale College McCloskey award in mechanical engineering, 1977.