Albert Reed

Agricultural Economist


Albert Reed is a senior research economist with the Food Markets Branch. His research interests are in the areas of consumer food demand and food market efficiency.


Prior to joining the Food Markets Branch, Albert published research associated with the economics of dairy markets and taught economics courses at North Carolina State University.


Albert has a Ph.D. in Economics from the North Carolina State University.

Professional Affiliations:

Albert is a member of the American Agricultural Economics Association.

Selected Publications:

Reed, A.J., J.W. Levedahl, and C. Hallahan. "The Generalized Composite Commodity Theorem and Food Demand Estimation," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 87, No. 1, February 2005, 28-37.

Reed, A.J., J.W. Levedahl, and J.S. Clark. "Commercial Disappearance and Composite Demand for Food with an Application to U.S. Meats." Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 87, No. 1, April 2003, 28-37.

Reed, A.J., H. Elitzak, and M.K. Wohlgenant. Retail-Farm Price Margins and Consumer Product Diversity. USDA, ERS, Technical Bulletin 1899, April 2002.

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