Keith Fuglie is an Economist with the Structure, Technology and Productivity Branch in the Resource and Rural Economics Division. His work focuses on the economics of agricultural technical change, science policy, and productivity growth.
Keith has worked with ERS more than 15 years. During 1997-98 he served as senior economist for agriculture and natural resources on the White House Council of Economic Advisers. He also spent 10 years working in Asia and Africa with the CGIAR Consortium of international agricultural research centers.
Ph.D. and M.S. in Applied Economics, University of Minnesota; B.A. in Mathematics, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota.
Keith is a member of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association and the International Association of Agricultural Economics.
Books and edited volumes
Fuglie, Keith, Sun Ling Wang and V. Eldon Ball, eds. 2012. Productivity Growth in Agriculture: An International Perspective. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, 450 pages.
Pray, Carl, and Keith Fuglie. 2002. Private Investment in Agricultural Research and International Technology Transfer in Asia. Bogor, Indonesia: jointly published by the International Potato Center, Rutgers University and Economic Research Service, 155 pages.
Fuglie, Keith, and David Schimmelpfennig, eds. 2000. Public-Private Collaboration in Agricultural Research: New Institutions and Economic Implications. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 354 pages.
Fuglie, Keith, and Andrew Toole. 2014. The evolving institutional structure of public and private agricultural research. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96: 862-883.
Wang, Sun Ling, Paul Heisey, Wallace Huffman and Keith Fuglie. 2013. Public R&D, private R&D and U.S. agricultural productivity growth: Dynamic and long-run relationships. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 95:1287-1293.
Fuglie, Keith, Paul Heisey, John King, Carl Pray and David Schimmelpfennig. 2012. The contribution of private industry to agricultural innovation. Science 338 (23 November): 1031-32.
Fuglie, Keith, and Sun Ling Wang. 2012. Productivity growth in global agriculture shifting to developing countries. Choices 27 (4): 1-7
Rada, Nicholas, Steven Buccola and Keith Fuglie. 2011. Government policy and agricultural productivity in Indonesia. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 93: 863-880.
Fuglie, Keith, and David Schimmelpfennig. 2010. Introduction to the special issue on agricultural productivity growth: a closer look at large, developing countries. Journal of Productivity Analysis 33: 169-172.
Evenson, Robert, and Keith Fuglie. 2010. Technology capital: The price of admission to the growth club. Journal of Productivity Analysis 33: 173-190.
Fuglie, Keith. 2010. Sources of growth in Indonesian agriculture. Journal of Productivity Analysis 33: 225-240.
Fuglie, Keith. 2008. Is a slowdown in agricultural productivity growth contributing to the rise in commodity prices? Agricultural Economics 39 supplement: 431-441.
Fuglie, Keith. 2007. Priorities for potato research in developing countries: Results of a survey. American Journal of Potato Research 84: 353-366.
Fuglie, Keith. 2007. Priorities for sweetpotato research in developing countries: Results of a survey. Horticultural Science 42: 1200-1206.
Fuglie, Keith. 2004. Productivity growth in Indonesian agriculture, 1961-2000. Bulletin of Indonesia Economic Studies 40: 209-225.
Fuglie, Keith. 2004. Challenging Bennet’s Law: The new economics of starchy staples in Asia. Food Policy 29: 187-202.
Reilly, John, F. Tubiello, B. McCarl, D. Abler, R. Darwin, Keith Fuglie, S. Hollinger, C. Izaurralde, S. Jagtap, J. Jones, L. Mearns, D. Ojima, E. Paul, K. Paustian, S. Riha, N. Rosenberg and C. Rosenzweig. 2003. U.S. agriculture and climate change: New results. Climate Change 57: 43-69.
Fuglie, Keith, and Thomas Walker. 2001. Economic incentives and resource allocation in U.S. public and private plant breeding. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 33: 459-473.
Fuglie, Keith, and Catherine Kascak. 2001. Adoption and diffusion of natural-resource-conserving agricultural technology. Review of Agricultural Economics 33: 385-402.
Narrod, Clare, and Keith Fuglie. 2000. Private investment in livestock breeding with implications for public research policy. Agribusiness: An International Journal 16: 457-470.
Day-Rubenstein, Kelly, and Keith Fuglie. 1999. Resource allocation in joint public-private agricultural research. Journal of Agribusiness 17: 123-134.
Fuglie, Keith. 1999. Conservation tillage and pesticide use in the Cornbelt. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 31: 133-147.
Reilly, John, and Keith Fuglie. 1998. Future yield growth in field crops: What evidence exists? Soil and Tillage Research 47: 275-290.
Fuglie, Keith, and Darrell Bosch. 1995. Economic and environmental implications of soil nitrogen testing: A switching-regression analysis. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 77: 891-900.
Bosch, Darrell, Zena Cook and Keith Fuglie. 1995. Voluntary versus mandatory agricultural policies to protect water quality: Adoption of nitrogen testing in Nebraska. Review of Agricultural Economics 17: 13-24.
Research monographs and book chapters
Fuglie, Keith, and Alejandro Nin-Pratt. 2013. Agricultural productivity: A changing global harvest. In, IFPRI 2012 Global Food Policy Report. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, pp. 15-28.
Bientema, Nienke, Gert-Jan Stads, Keith Fuglie and Paul Heisey. 2012. ASTI Global Assessment of Agricultural R&D Spending: Developing Countries Accelerate Investment. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC.
Fuglie, Keith. 2010. Total factor productivity in the global agricultural economy: Evidence from FAO data. In, The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide (Julian Alston, Bruce Babcock, Philip Pardey, eds.). Ames, Iowa: Midwest Agribusiness Trade and Research Information Center, pp. 63-95.
Fuglie, Keith. 2010. Indonesia: From food security to market-led agricultural growth. In, The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide (Julian Alston, Bruce Babcock, Philip Pardey, eds.). Ames, Iowa: Midwest Agribusiness Trade and Research Information Center, pp. 343-381.
Fuglie, Keith, and Graham Thiele. 2009. Research priority assessment at the International Potato Center. In, Prioritizing Agricultural Research for Development (David Raitzer and George Norton, eds.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International, pp. 25-43.
Pray, Carl, Keith Fuglie and Daniel Johnson. 2007. Private sector research. In, Handbook of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 3, Agricultural Development: Farmers, Farm Production and Farm Markets (Robert Evenson, Prabhu Pingali and T. Paul Schultz, eds.). Elsevier B.V., pp. 2607-2645.
Fuglie, Keith, and Roley Piggott. 2006. Agricultural R&D policy in Indonesia. In, Agricultural R&D in the Developing World: Too Little, Too Late? (Philip Pardey, Julian Alston and Roley Piggott, eds.). Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute, pp. 65-104.