Farid Farrokhi is a  Visiting Adjunct Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy. H​e specializes in research ​at the intersections of trade, spatial economics, and the environment. His research combines theory and data with applications related to international trade, natural resources and agriculture, and ​climate policy.

He holds degrees from Penn State University (PhD in economics) and Sharif University (BSc in engineering, MSc in economics). He is an assistant professor of economics at Purdue University from where he is currently on leave to visit SIPA at Columbia.