Douglas R. Bohi, PhD


Title: Economist
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Douglas R. Bohi, PhD, Economist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements and leadership in energy economics.

Inspired by many of his own university professors, Dr. Bohi first became an economist at the Caterpillar Company in Peoria, Illinois, in 1969, remaining in this position for one year before becoming an economics professor at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale from 1970 to 1978. He then joined Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C. as a senior fellow from 1978 to 1987 and division director from 1988 to 1994. During this time, Dr. Bohi was the chief economist at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from 1987 to 1988. Most recently, he served as the vice president of Charles River Associates from 1994 to 2004. He was also a visiting professor at Monash University in Melbourne, VIC, Australia, in 1982.

Prior to the start of his career, Dr. Bohi pursued a formal education at Idaho State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in economics in 1962. He then attended Washington State University, where he attained a PhD in economics in 1967, and enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1976 to 1978. The author of “Analyzing Demand Behavior” in 1981, as well as the co-author of numerous other works, Dr. Bohi was a Fulbright scholar at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands, in 1977. In light of his exceptional undertakings, he was the recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and was selected for inclusion in the second edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, the 23rd edition of Who’s Who in the East and the 49th edition of Who’s Who in America.

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