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Workplace:Economic Research Service, Department of Agriculture, Government of the United States, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Separating Moral Hazard from Adverse Selection: Evidence from the U.S. Federal Crop Insurance Program
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics Downloads

2013

  1. Do Wealth Gains from Land Appreciation Cause Farmers to Expand Acreage or Buy Land?
    2014 Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting, January 3-5, 2014, Philadelphia, PA, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Does proprietor wealth influence small business decisions? Land appreciation and farm business borrowing, land ownership, and output
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. Effects of CAFO Regulations on Livestock Producers’ Behaviors
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2012

  1. Sub-therapeutic Antibiotics and the Efficiency of U.S. Hog Farms
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. The Potential Effects of Climate Change on the Productivity of U.S. Dairies
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2011

  1. Carbon Emissions, Renewable Electricity and Profits: Comparing Alternative Policies to Promote Anaerobic Digesters on Dairies
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Carbon Prices and the Adoption of Methane Digesters on Dairy and Hog Farms
    Economic Brief, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads
  3. Climate Change Policy and the Adoption of Methane Digesters on Livestock Operations
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (2)
  4. How Much Do Decoupled Payments Affect Production? An Instrumental Variable Approach with Panel Data
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2012)
  5. Sub-therapeutic Antibiotics and Impacts on U.S. Hog Farms
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  6. The Potential Effects of Climate Change on the Productivity, Costs, and Returns of U.S. Dairy Production
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2010

  1. Effects of Clean Water Act Regulations on Firm-Level Decisions in Agriculture
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Production Contracts and Farm Business Growth and Survival
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (2013)
  3. Production Contracts and the Spot Market Price of Hogs
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  4. Subsidies, production structure and technical change – A cross-country comparison
    114th Seminar, April 15-16, 2010, Berlin, Germany, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2009

  1. Production Effects of Decoupled Commodity Program Payments: An Instrumental Variables Approach
    2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2008

  1. Changes in Manure Management in the Hog Sector
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Did the Baby Boom Cause the Farm-Size Boom?
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  3. Do Decoupled Payments Stimulate Production? Estimating the Effect on Program Crop Acreage Using Matching
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Local Monopsony Power in the Market for Broilers - Evidence from a Farm Survey
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2007

  1. Characteristics and Production Costs of U.S. Hog Farms, 2004
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads
  2. Commodity Payments, Farm Business Survival, and Farm Size Growth
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Does Crop Insurance Affect Crop Yields?
    2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon TN, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. NONPECUNIARY BENEFITS TO FARMING AND DECOUPLED PAYMENTS
    2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon TN, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  5. PRODUCTION CONTRACTS AND FARM PRODUCTIVITY: EXAMINING THE LINK USING INSTRUMENTAL VARIABLES
    2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon TN, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  6. The Changing Economics of U.S. Hog Production
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (11)

2006

  1. Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Change in the U.S. Hog Industry, 1992-2004
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Government Payments and Farmland Concentration
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  3. Sub-therapeutic Antibiotics and Productivity in U.S. Hog Production
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Agricultural Economics (2008)

2005

  1. Do Government Payments Influence Farm Business Survival?
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. Does risk matter for farm businesses? The effect of crop insurance on production and diversification
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. MANAGING MANURE TO IMPROVE AIR AND WATER QUALITY
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (11)

2004

  1. Contracts, Markets, and Prices: Organizing the Production and Use of Agricultural Commodities
    Agricultural Economics Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Manure Application Standards and EQIP Payments: The Distribution of Economic and Environmental Costs and Benefits across US Hog Farms
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Multiple Environmental Externalities and Manure Management Policy
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2007)
  4. The 1996 Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act: Correcting a Distortion?
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. CHEMICAL AND FERTILIZER APPLICATIONS IN RESPONSE TO CROP INSURANCE: EVIDENCE FROM CENSUS MICRO DATA
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. ECONOMIC AND STRUCTURAL RELATIONSHIPS IN U.S. HOG PRODUCTION
    Agricultural Economics Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (22)
  3. GOVERNMENT PAYMENTS AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE IN AGRICULTURE
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (6)
  4. THE IMPORTANCE OF INCOME RISK IN LABOR ALLOCATION DECISIONS
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2002

  1. HOW MUCH DO FARMERS VALUE THEIR INDEPENDENCE? ESTIMATING THE RISK AND AUTONOMY PREMIA ASSOCIATED WITH PRODUCTION CONTRACTS
    2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. RISK AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE IN AGRICULTURE: HOW INCOME SHOCKS INFLUENCE FARM SIZE
    2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. DOES CONTRACTING RAISE FARM PRODUCTIVITY? THE IMPACT OF PRODUCTION CONTRACTS ON HOG FARM PERFORMANCE
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. FACTORS AFFECTING CONTRACTOR AND GROWER SUCCESS IN HOG CONTRACTING
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

September

  1. Expansion in Direct Payments Did Not Lead to More Crop Production
    Amber Waves, September, (3) Downloads

March

  1. Hog Spot Market Prices Not Strongly Associated With Production Contracts
    Amber Waves, March, (1) Downloads

June

  1. Stricter Rules Prompt Livestock Producers To Choose Farm Size Just Below Regulatory Cutoff
    Amber Waves, June, (2) Downloads

2013

  1. Production Contracts and Farm Business Growth and Survival
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2013, 45, (02) Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. Carbon Emissions, Renewable Electricity, and Profits: Comparing Policies to Promote Anaerobic Digesters on Dairies
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2012, 41, (2) Downloads
  2. How much Do Decoupled Payments Affect Production? An Instrumental Variable Approach with Panel Data
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2012, 94, (1), 52-66 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Market Power in Poultry Production Contracting? Evidence from a Farm Survey
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2012, 44, (04) Downloads
  4. Mitigating methane emissions from livestock: a global analysis of sectoral policies
    Climatic Change, 2012, 112, (2), 387-414 Downloads

2011

  1. Carbon Markets and Methane Digesters: Potential Implications for the Dairy Sector
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2011, 43, (04) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Does the Prevalence of Contract Hog Production Influence the Price Received by Independent Hog Producers?
    Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, 2011, 9, (1), 1-26 Downloads
  3. Effects of Size-Based Environmental Regulations: Evidence of Regulatory Avoidance
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 93, (4), 1189-1211 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Higher Carbon Prices Could Spur Adoption of Methane Digesters
    Amber Waves, 2011 Downloads
  5. Use of Conservation-Compatible Manure Management Practices Increases on U.S. Hog Farms
    Amber Waves, 2011 Downloads

2009

  1. AJAE appendix for “Nonpecuniary Benefits to Farming: Implications for Supply Response to Decoupled Paymentsâ€
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics Appendices, 2009, 91, (1) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Did the Federal Crop Insurance Reform Act Alter Farm Enterprise Diversification?
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 60, (1), 80-104 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Nonpecuniary Benefits to Farming: Implications for Supply Response to Decoupled Payments
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 91, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (23)

2008

  1. AJAE Appendix for “Agricultural Payments and Land Concentration: A Semi-parametric Spatial Regression Analysisâ€
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics Appendices, 2008, 90, (3) Downloads
  2. Agricultural Payments and Land Concentration: A Semiparametric Spatial Regression Analysis
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2008, 90, (3), 627-643 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Change in the U.S. Hog Industry
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2008, 40, (01) Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Do Production Contracts Raise Farm Productivity? An Instrumental Variables Approach
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2008, 37, (2) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Farm Size Behind Regional Differences in Hog Output and Productivity
    Amber Waves, 2008 Downloads
  6. Hog Operations Increasingly Large, More Specialized
    Amber Waves, 2008 Downloads
  7. Subtherapeutic Antibiotics and Productivity in U.S. Hog Production
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2008, 30, (2), 270-288 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  8. Technology, Larger Farm Size Increased Productivity on U.S. Hog Farms
    Amber Waves, 2008 Downloads

2007

  1. Cropland Concentrating Faster Where Payments Are Higher
    Amber Waves, 2007 Downloads
  2. Do Government Payments Influence Farm Size and Survival?
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2007, 32, (02) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Measures of Trends in Farm Size Tell Differing Stories
    Amber Waves, 2007 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Multiple Environmental Externalities and Manure Management Policy
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2007, 32, (01) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Agricultural Contracting Trading Autonomy for Risk Reduction
    Amber Waves, 2006 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Estimating the Extent of Moral Hazard in Crop Insurance Using Administrative Data*
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 28, (3), 381-390 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Government Payments and Farm Business Survival
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 88, (2), 382-392 Downloads View citations (23)
  4. Regulating Ammonia Emissions From Hog Farms Would Raise Costs
    Amber Waves, 2006 Downloads
  5. Risk and farm operator labour supply
    Applied Economics, 2006, 38, (5), 573-586 Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Farm-Level Production Effects from Participation in Government Commodity Programs: Did the 1996 Federal Agricultural Improvement and Reform Act Make a Difference?
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 87, (5), 1211-1219 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. How much do farmers value their independence?
    Agricultural Economics, 2005, 33, (1), 117-126 Downloads View citations (21)
  3. Losing Under Contract: Transaction-Cost Externalities and Spot Market Disintegration
    Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, 2005, 3, (2), 1-19 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Agricultural Contracting and the Scale of Production
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2004, 33, (2) Downloads View citations (6)

2003

  1. Production Contracts and Productivity in the U.S. Hog Sector
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, 85, (1), 121-133 Downloads View citations (34)

2002

  1. The Social Performance and Distributional Consequences of Contract Farming: An Equilibrium Analysis of the Arachide de Bouche Program in Senegal
    World Development, 2002, 30, (2), 255-263 Downloads View citations (24)

2000

  1. Transactions Costs and Agricultural Household Supply Response
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2000, 82, (2), 245-259 Downloads View citations (156)

1999

  1. Contract Farming, Smallholders, and Rural Development in Latin America: The Organization of Agroprocessing Firms and the Scale of Outgrower Production
    World Development, 1999, 27, (2), 381-401 Downloads View citations (61)
 
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