Journal Publications by ERS Authors

The published and forthcoming journal articles authored by ERS researchers provide a sample of the variety of professional journals in which Agency economists and social scientists publish and vet their research with the scientific community. ERS researchers (in bold) work with colleagues at the Agency and at many universities.
  • Adjemian, M., T. Saitone, and R. Sexton. "A Framework to Analyze the Performance of Thinly Traded Agricultural Commodity Markets", American Journal of Agricultural Economics,   forthcoming.

  • Adjemian, M., R. Volpe, and J. Adjemian . "Relationships between Diet, Alcohol Preference, and Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes among Americans", PLOS ONE,   vol. 10, no. 5 (2015).

  • Arita, S., and K. Tanaka. "Heterogeneous Multinational Firms and Productivity Gains from Falling FDI Barriers", Review of World Economics,   (forthcoming).

  • Tanaka, K., and S. Arita. "Does policy reform promote FDI in developing economies? a firm-level simulation approach", Journal of Economic Policy Reform,   (2015): 1-24.

  • Arnade, C., and L. Hoffman. "The Impact of Price Variability on Cash/Futures Market Relationships: Implications for Market Efficiency and Price Discovery", Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics,   Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. (Vol. 47) (04): 539 – 559.

  • Arnade, C., and G. Vocke. "Seasonal Variation in the Price Discovery Process of International Wheat", Agribusiness: An International Journal,   Forthcoming.

  • Ball, E., R. Fare, S. Grosskopf, and D. Margaritis. "The Role of Energy Productivity in U.S. Agriculture", Energy Economics ,   vol. 49 (May 2015): 460-471.

  • Baquedano, F., and W. Liefert. "Market Integration and Price Transmission in Consumer Markets of Developing Countries", Food Policy,   (forthcoming).

  • Plevin, R., J. Beckman, A. Golub, J. Witcover, and M. O'Hare. "Carbon Accounting and Economic Model Uncertainty of Emissions from Biofuels-Induced Land Use Change ", Environmental Science and Technology,   (forthcoming).

  • Beckman, J., and S. Riche. "Changes to the Natural Gas, Corn, and Fertilizer Price Relationships from the Biofuels Era", Journal of Agriculture and Applied Economics,   (forthcoming).

  • Messer, K., and A. Borchers. "Choice for Goods Under Threat of Destruction", Economics Letters,   vol. 135 (2015): 137-140.

  • Buzby, J., J. Bentley, B. Padera, C. Ammon, and J. Campuzano. "Estimated Fresh Produce Shrink and Food Loss in U.S. Supermarkets", Agriculture,   vol. 5, no. 3 (2015): 626-648.

  • Etemadnia, H., S. Goetz, P. Canning, and M. Tavallali. "Optimal wholesale facilities location within the fruit and vegetable supply chain with bimodal transportation options: An LP-MIP", European Journal of Operations Research,   vol. 244, no. 2 (July 2015): 648-661.

  • Jaenicke, E., and A. Carlson. "Estimating and Investigating Organic Premiums for Retail-Level Food Products", Agribusiness,   (April 2015).

  • McCann, L., and R. Claassen. "Farmer Transaction Costs of Participating in Federal Conservation Programs: Magnitudes and Determinants", Land Economics,   (forthcoming).

  • Claassen, R., and S. Kim. "Modeling land development processes using a sample selection regression", Applied Economic Letters,   (forthcoming).

  • Afulani, P., D. Herman, A. Coleman-Jensen, and G. Harrison. "Food Insecurity and Health Outcomes among Older Adults: The Role of Cost-Related Medication Underuse", Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics ,   vol. 34, no. 3 (July-September 2015): 319-342.

  • Herman, D., P. Afulani, A. Coleman-Jensen, and G. Harrison. "Food Insecurity and Cost-Related Medication Underuse Among Non-Elderly Adults in a Nationally Representative Sample", American Journal of Public Health ,   vol. 105, no. 10 (2015): e48-e59.

  • D'Antoni, J., A. Mishra, and A. Khanal. "Effect of Health Insurance Coverage on Labor Allocation: Evidence from US Farm Households", Health Economics Review,   forthcoming.

  • Davis, C. "Factors Influencing Global Poultry Trade", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review,   vol. 18, Special Issue A (2015): 1-12.

  • Davis, C., and J. Dyck. "Shocks to a Trading System: Korean and Japanese Poultry Trade and Avian Influenza", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review,   vol. 18 (Special Issue A): 99 – 114.

  • Davis, C., and F. Taha. "The Impact of Exchange Rate Risk on Africa’s Imports of World Poultry", Agrekon,   vol. 54, no. 2 (2015): 37-49.

  • "Assessing the Impact of Health Insurance and Other Socioeconomic Factors on the Inequality in Health Care Expenditures among Farm Households", Agricultural and Resource Economics Review,   vol. 44, no. 1 (April 2015): 35-64.

  • Farrin, K., and M. Miranda. "A Heterogeneous Agent Model of Credit-Linked Index Insurance and Farm Technology Adoption", Journal of Development Economics,   forthcoming.

  • Pray, C., and K. Fuglie. "Agricultural Research by the Private Sector", Annual Review of Resource Economics,   vol. 7 (October 2015): 399-424.

  • Fuglie, K. "Accounting for growth in global agriculture", Bio-based and Applied Economics,   vol. 4, no. 3 (2015): 221-254.

  • Sheng, Y., A. Davidson, K. Fuglie, and D. Zhang. "Input Substitution, Productivity Performance and Farm Size", Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics,   vol. 60 (2016): 327-347.

  • Gale, F. "China's Growing Participation in Agricultural Markets: Conflicting Signals", Choices,   2015.

  • Gale, F., and C. Arnade. "Effects of Rising Feed and Labor Costs on China’s Chicken Price", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review,   Volume 18 Special Issue A, 2015, pp. 137-150.

  • Gale, F., and D. Hu . "Urbanizing China’s Pigs", China Environment Series,   vol. 13 (2015/2016): 20-24.

  • Gooch, E., and F. Gale. "Get Ready for Chinese Overseas Investment in Agriculture", Choices,   2015.

  • Greene, C., and W. McBride. "Consumer Demand for Organic Milk Continues to Expand-Can the U.S. Dairy Sector Catch Up? ", Choices,   2015, First Quarter.

  • Guthrie, J., L. Mancino, and C. Lin. "Nudging Consumers toward Better Food Choices: Policy Approaches to Changing Food Consumption Behaviors", Psychology and Marketing,   vol. 32, no. 5 (April 2015): 501-11.

  • Heerman, K., S. Arita, and M. Gopinath. "Asia-Pacific Integration with China versus the United States: Examining Trade Patterns under Heterogeneous Agricultural Sectors", American Journal of Agricultural Economics,   vol. 97, no. 5 (October 2015): 1324-1344.

  • Hellerstein, D. "The U.S. Conservation Reserve Program: the evolution of an enrollment mechanism", Land Use Policy, Special Issue on “Conservation Tenders”,   forthcoming.

  • Higgins, N., B. Hintermann, and M. Brown. "A Model of West African Millet Prices in Rural Markets", Food Policy,   forthcoming.

  • Fooks, J., N. Higgins, K. Messer, J. Duke, D. Hellerstein, and L. Lynch. "Conserving Spatially Explicit Benefits in Ecosystem Service Markets: Experimental Tests of Network Bonuses and Spatial Targeting", American Journal of Agricultural Economics,   (2016) 98 (2): 468-488.

  • Hitaj, C. "Location matters: The impact of renewable power on transmission congestion and emissions ", Energy Policy ,   vol. 86, November 2015, 1–16.

  • Weber, J., and C. Hitaj. "What Can We Learn about Shale Gas Development from Land Values? Opportunities, Challenges, and Evidence from Texas and Pennsylvania.", Agricultural and Resource Economics Review ,   vol. 44, no. 2 (2015): 40-58.

  • Hoffman, L., X. Etienne, S. Irwin, E. Colino, and J. Toasa. "Forecast Performance of WASDE Price Projections for U.S. Corn", Agricultural Economics,   vol. 46. no. S1 (2015): 157–171.

  • Weber, J., and N. Key. "Leveraging Wealth from Farmland Appreciation: Borrowing, Land Ownership, and Farm Expansion", Land Economics,   91(2) (May 2015): 344-361.

  • Manale, A., S. Hyberg, N. Key, S. Mooney, T. Napier, and M. Ribaudo. "Climate Change and U.S. Agriculture: Opportunities for Conservation to Reduce and Mitigate Emissions and to Support Adaptation to Rapid Change", Journal of Soil and Water Conservation,   (Jan/Feb 2016).

  • Leibtag, E., and A. Nevo. "Analyzing the Timing and Quantity of Consumer Food Purchases and the Consumer Price Index", Journal of Economic Perspective,   (forthcoming).

  • Smith, T., B. Lin, and E. Coats. "The Evolving Role of Food Sourced Outside the Home on Diets in the U.S.: 1977-2010", 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meetings,   (May 2015): 1-29.

  • Low, S., and A. Isserman. "Where Are the Innovative Entrepreneurs? Identifying Innovative Industries and Measuring Innovative Entrepreneurship", International Regional Science Review,   vol. 38, no. 2 (April 2015): 171-201.

  • Marshall, E., M. Aillery, S. Malcolm, and R. Williams. "Agricultural production under climate change: the potential impacts of shifting regional water balances in the United States", American Journal of Agricultural Economics,   vol. 97, no. 2 (2015): 568-588.

  • Motamed, M., and L. McPhail. "Corn Area Response to Local Ethanol Markets in the United States: A Grid Cell Level Analysis” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, (forthcoming).", American Journal of Agricultural Economics,   forthcoming.

  • Muhammad, A., S. Zahniser, and E. Fonsah. "A Dynamic Analysis of U.S. Banana Demand by Source: A Focus on Latin American Suppliers", International Journal of Trade and Global Markets,   vol. 8, no. 4 (2015): 281-296.

  • Nehring, R., J. Gillespie, A. Katchova, C. Hallahan, K. Erickson, and M. Harris. "What's Driving U.S. Broiler Farm Profitability? Implications for Trade", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review,   Volume 18 Special Issue A, 2015.

  • Nehring, R., J. Gillespie, J. Sauer, and C. Hallahan. "Intensive Versus Extensive Dairy Production Systems: Dairy States in the Eastern and Midwestern U.S. and Key Pasture Countries in the EU: Determining the Competitive Edge", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review Special Issue, Assessing the Status of the Global Dairy Trade,   vol. 19, Special Issue A (2016).

  • Zhang, W., and C. Nickerson. "Housing Market Bust and Farmland Values: Identifying the Changing Influence of Proximity to Urban Centers", Land Economics,   forthcoming.

  • Nigatu, G. "Assessing the effects of climate change policy on the volatility of carbon price in reference to the great recession", Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy,   vol. 4 no. 3 (2015): 1-16.

  • MacEwan, J., J. Alston, and A. Okrent. "The Consequences of Obesity for the External Costs of Public Health Insurance in the United States", Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy,   forthcoming.

  • Ollinger, M., and F. Taha. "U.S. Domestic Salmonella Regulation and Access to European and Other Poultry Export Markets", International Food and Agriculture Review,   vol. 18, Special Issue A, (2015): 43-58.

  • Prager, D., J. Foltz, and B. Barham. "Making Time for Agricultural and Life Science Research: Technical Change and Productivity Gains", American Journal of Agricultural Economics,   forthcoming.

  • Rada, N., and C. Wang. "Subsidy or Market Reform? Rethinking China’s Farm Consolidation Strategy", Food Policy ,   vol. 57 (November 2015): 93-103.

  • Rada, N. "India’s Post-Green-Revolution Agricultural Performance: What is Driving Growth? ", Agricultural Economics,   vol. 47, no. 3 (May 2016): 341-350.

  • Ribaudo, M. "The Limits of Voluntary Conservation Programs", Choices,   vol. 30, no. 2 (2nd Quarter 2015): 1-5.

  • Iho, A., M. Ribaudo, and K. Hyytiainen. "Water protection in the Baltic Sea and the Chesapeake Bay – Institutions, policies and efficiency", Marine Pollution Bulletin,   vol. 93, no. 1-2 (April 2015):81-93.

  • Savage, J., and M. Ribaudo. "Improving the Efficiency of Voluntary Water Quality Conservation Programs", Land Economics,   vol. 92, no. 1 (February 2016).

  • Schaible, G., A. Mishra, D. Lambert, and G. Panterov. "Factors Influencing Environmental Stewardship in U.S. Agriculture: Conservation Program Participants vs. Non-Participants", Land Use Policy,   vol. 46 (2015): 125–141.

  • Schimmelpfennig, D., and R. Ebel. "Sequential Adoption and Cost Savings from Precision Agriculture", Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics,   vol. 41, no. 1 (January 2016).

  • Sorenson, D., and P. Stenberg. "The Effect of Military Base Closures on Rural County Economies: An Evaluation of the 1988-1995 Rounds of Cuts", International Advances in Economic Research,   vol. 21, no. 2 (May 2015): 167-187.

  • Stewart, H., J. Hyman, and D. Dong. "Menu Labeling Fills the Gaps in Consumers’ Knowledge of the Calorie Content of Restaurant Foods", Agribusiness ,   vol 31, no. 1, 16 pp (April 2015).

  • Taha, F., and W. Hahn. "Factors Driving South African Poultry and Meat Imports", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review,   Volume 18 Special Issue A, 2015 pages 165-182.

  • Taha, F., and W. Hahn. "HPAI Impact on EU-27’s Import Demand for Cooked and Uncooked Poultry and Other Meats", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review,   Volume 18 Special Issue A, 2015 pages 223-244.

  • Tandon, S. "Taxation and Political Mobilization: Evidence from Andhra Pradesh", Economic Development and Cultural Change,   vol. 63, no. 3 (April 2015), 515-549.

  • Feeney, M., J. Dwyer, C. Hasler-Lewis, J. Milner, M. Noakes, S. Rowe, M. Wach, R. Beelman, J. Caldwell, M. Cantorna, L. Castlebury, S. Chang, L. Cheskin, R. Clemens, G. Drescher, V. Fulgoni, III, D. Haytowitz, V. Hubbard, D. Law, A. Miller, B. Minor, S. Percival, G. Riscuta, B. Schneeman, S. Thornsbury, C. Toner, C. Woteki, and D. Wu. "Mushrooms and Health Summit Proceedings", Journal of Nutrition,   forthcoming.

  • Nizalov, D., S. Thornsbury, S. Loveridge, M. Woods, and O. Zadorozhna. "Security of Property Rights and Transition in Land Use", Journal of Comparative Economics. ,   vol. 44, no. 1, February 2016, Pages 76–91.

  • Tulman, S. "Altruism, Noise, and the Paradox of Voter Turnout: An Experimental Study", Journal of Applied Mathematics (Special Issue “Experimental Game Theory and Its Application in Sociology and Political Science"),   Volume 2015 (2015): 22 pp.

  • Beatty, T., and C. Tuttle. "Expenditure Response to Increases in In-Kind Transfers: Evidence from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program", American Journal of Agricultural Economics,   vol. 97, no. 2 (March 2015): 390-404.

  • Williamson, J., and J. Pender. "Economic Stimulus and the Tax Code: The Impact of the Gulf Opportunity Zone", Public Finance Review,   vol. 44, no. 4 (January 2016): 415-445.

  • Wojan, T., and K. Hamrick. "Can Walking or Biking to Work Really Make a Difference? Compact Development, Observed Commuter Choice and Body Mass Index", PLOS ONE ,   vol. 10, no. 7 (July 2015): 1-20.

  • Wojan, T., K. Dotzel, and S. Low. "Decomposing Regional Patenting Rates: How the Composition Factor Confounds the Rate Factor", Regional Studies Regional Science,   vol. 2, no. 1 (November 2015): 535-551.

  • Zahniser, S., T. Hertz, and M. Argoti. "Quantifying the Effects of Mexico’s Retaliatory Tariffs on Selected U.S. Agricultural Exports", Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy,   forthcoming.

  • Hahn, W., H. Stewart, D. Blayney, and C. Davis. "Modeling Price Transmission between Farm and Retail Prices: A Soft Switches Approach", Agricultural Economics,   vol. 47, no. 2 (2016): 193–202.

  • Schilling, B., J. Esseks, J. Duke, P. Gottlieb, and L. Lynch. "The future of preserved farmland: Ownership succession in three mid-Atlantic states", Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development,   vol. 5, no. 2 (Winter 2015): 129–153.

  • Gottlieb, P., B. Schilling, K. Sullivan, J. Esseks, L. Lynch, and J. Duke. "Are preserved farms actively engaged in agriculture and conservation?", Land Use Policy,   vol. 45 (May 2015): 103–116.


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