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Workplace:Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE), University of Guelph, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Canadian Food Dollar: Breakdown between Farm and Marketing Costs
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
    Also in 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (2013) Downloads
  2. Economics of Genotypic Selection: The Role of Prediction Accuracy and Relative Genotyping Costs
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. Farm Support Payments and Risk Balancing: Implications for Financial Riskiness of Canadian Farms
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  4. The Role of Cultivated Land Expansion on the Impacts to Global Agricultural Markets from Biofuels
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2011

  1. Commodity Price Volatility: The Impact of Commodity Index Traders
    Trade Policy Briefs, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network Downloads
    Also in Commissioned Papers, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network (2010) Downloads
  2. Demand and Supply Analysis of Farm, Farmer and Farm Family Data
    Working Papers, Structure and Performance of Agriculture and Agri-products Industry (SPAA) Downloads
  3. Factors Affecting Variability in Farm and Off-farm Income
    Working Papers, Structure and Performance of Agriculture and Agri-products Industry (SPAA) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Finance Review (2011)
  4. Farmland Prices
    Trade Policy Briefs, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network Downloads

2008

  1. Economic analysis of site-specific wheat management with respect to grain quality and separation of the different quality fractions
    2008 International Congress, August 26-29, 2008, Ghent, Belgium, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. The World Food Crisis: Causes and Implications for Ontario Agriculture
    Working Papers, University of Guelph, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads

2007

  1. More Reasons Why Farmers Have So Little Interest in Futures Markets
    Working Papers, University of Western Australia, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2008)
  2. The Financial Feasibility of Anaerobic Digestion for Ontario's Livestock Industries
    Working Papers, University of Guelph, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads

2006

  1. Cost Efficient Tillage and Rotation Options for Mitigating GHG Emissions from Agriculture in Eastern Canada
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Environmental Regulations and Livestock Production Levels: What is the Direction of Causality?
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  3. Skating on Thin Ice: Rule Changes and Team Strategies in the NHL
    LICOS Discussion Papers, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Paper Series In Economics And Econometrics, University of Southampton, Economics Division, School of Social Sciences (2004) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (2007)
  4. Structural Changes in the Sri Lankan Tea Industry: Family Farms vs. Plantations
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2005

  1. Effect of Urbanization on the Adoption of Environmental Management Systems in Canadian Agriculture
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Agriculture and Rural Working Paper Series, Statistics Canada (2005) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology (2007)
  2. Pricing Weather Insurance with a Random Strike Price: An Application to the Ontario Ice Wine Harvest
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2004

  1. THE LOCATIONAL DETERMINANTS OF LARGE LIVESTOCK OPERATIONS: EVIDENCE FROM THE U.S. HOG, DAIRY, AND FED-CATTLE SECTORS
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2003

  1. AGRICULTURE AND CITIZEN COMPLAINTS
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. SPATIAL DYNAMICS OF THE LIVESTOCK SECTOR IN THE UNITED STATES: DO ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS MATTER?
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2005)
  3. VERTICAL COORDINATION CHANGES IN THE SRI LANKAN TEA INDUSTRY:TRANSACTION, MANAGEMENT, AND PRODUCTION COSTS
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2002

  1. SHORT-TERM EMPLOYMENT TRANSITIONS OF THE CANADIAN LABOUR FORCE: RURAL-URBAN DIFFERENCES
    Working Papers, University of Guelph, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
  2. THE VALUE OF DAIRY QUOTA UNDER A COMMERCIAL EXPORT MILK PROGRAM
    Working Papers, University of Guelph, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads

2001

  1. Female Employment Rates and Labour Market Attachment in Rural Canada
    Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch Downloads View citations (1)
  2. THE DYNAMICS OF INCOME AND EMPLOYMENT IN RURAL CANADA: THE RISK OF POVERTY AND EXCLUSION
    Agriculture and Rural Working Paper Series, Statistics Canada Downloads
  3. THE ECONOMICS OF CONTROLLING INFECTIOUS DISEASES ON DAIRY FARMS
    Working Papers, University of Guelph, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (12)
  4. Taux d'emploi et participation a la vie active des Canadiennes vivant en milieu rural
    Direction des etudes analytiques : documents de recherche, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques Downloads

1999

  1. TRANSACTION COSTS, ECONOMIC INSTRUMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES
    1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. Off-Farm Work By Census-Farm Operators: An Overview of Structure and Mobility Patterns
    Agriculture and Rural Working Paper Series, Statistics Canada Downloads

1996

  1. A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE CHARACTERISTICS AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF DAIRY FARMS IN MICHIGAN, NEW YORK, ONTARIO, PENNSYLVANIA AND WISCONSIN
    Research Bulletins, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (1)
  2. DISCUSSION: ANALYSING THE POTENTIAL FOR INCREASED TRADE
    Understanding Canada\United States Dairy Disputes; Proceedings of the 2nd Canada\U.S. Agricultural and Food Policy Systems Information Workshop-1996, Farm Foundation, Agricultural and Food Policy Systems Information Workshops Downloads
  3. SUMMARY OF RESEARCH NEEDS
    Understanding Canada\United States Dairy Disputes; Proceedings of the 2nd Canada\U.S. Agricultural and Food Policy Systems Information Workshop-1996, Farm Foundation, Agricultural and Food Policy Systems Information Workshops Downloads

1994

  1. THE DEMAND FOR FARM OPERATING AND TERM CREDIT IN THE U.S. MIDWEST
    Proceedings: 1994 Regional Committee NC-207, October 1994, Washington, DC, Regional Research Committee NC-1014: Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition Downloads

1993

  1. The Demand for Agricultural Loans and the Lender-Borrower Relationship
    Proceedings: 1993 Regional Committee NC-207, October 4-5, 1993, Chicago, Illinois, Regional Research Committee NC-1014: Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition Downloads

1991

  1. An Analysis of the Effects of Government Payments to Grain and Oilseeds Producers on Cropping Decisions
    Working Papers, Gouvernement du Canada - Agriculture Canada View citations (1)

1986

  1. OPTIMAL EQUITY RECOVERY FOR A COOPERATIVE FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
    Proceedings:1986 Regional Committee NC-161, October 7-8, 1986, St. Paul, Minnesota, Regional Research Committee NC-1014: Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Agricultural Cooperation (1988)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Challenges and policy options in the global bio-economy: introduction and overview
    Agricultural Economics, 2013, 44, (4-5), 379-380 Downloads

2012

  1. Biofuels and the poor: Global impact pathways of biofuels on agricultural markets
    Food Policy, 2012, 37, (4), 439-451 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Global biofuel production and poverty in China
    Applied Energy, 2012, 98, (C), 246-255 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Impact of Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles (DDGS) on Ration and Fertilizer Costs of Swine Farmers
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2012, 60, (3), 335-356 Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Factors affecting variability in farm and off-farm income
    Agricultural Finance Review, 2011, 71, (3), 379-397 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Acreage Response to Weather, Yield, and Price
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2010, 58, (1), 57-72 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Ecological Goals and Wetland Preservation Choice
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2010, 58, (1), 131-150 Downloads
  3. Optimal site-specific fertilization and harvesting strategies with respect to crop yield and quality response to nitrogen
    Agricultural Systems, 2010, 103, (7), 478-485 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Ranking of Research Output of Agricultural Economics Departments in Canada and Selected U.S. Universities
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2010, 58, (3), 273-282 Downloads

2009

  1. From Plantations to Smallholder Production: The Role of Policy in the Reorganization of the Sri Lankan Tea Sector
    World Development, 2009, 37, (11), 1759-1772 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Risk and Nitrogen Application Levels
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2009, 57, (2), 223-239 Downloads View citations (10)

2008

  1. Do farmers waste fertilizer? A comparison of ex post optimal nitrogen rates and ex ante recommendations by model, site and year
    Agricultural Systems, 2008, 97, (1-2), 56-67 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Modeling Exit and Entry of Farmers in a Crop Insurance Program
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2008, 37, (1) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. More reasons why farmers have so little interest in futures markets
    Agricultural Economics, 2008, 39, (1), 41-50 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture: EU and US Perspectives
    EuroChoices, 2007, 6, (1), 32-37 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Effect of urbanisation on the adoption of environmental management systems in Canadian agriculture
    International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, 2007, 6, (3), 316-325 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Environmental regulations impact on agricultural spills and citizen complaints
    Ecological Economics, 2007, 60, (3), 654-660 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Peasants and plantations in the Sri Lankan tea sector: causes of the change in their relative viability *
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2007, 51, (1), 73-89 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Skating on thin ice: rule changes and team strategies in the NHL
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2007, 40, (2), 493-514 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Agricultural Economics in Canada: Ready to Step Up or Fall Back?
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2006, 54, (1), 1-9 Downloads
  2. Pricing Weather Insurance with a Random Strike Price: The Ontario Ice-Wine Harvest
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 88, (3), 696-709 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Siting of Livestock Facilities and Environmental Regulations
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2006, 54, (1), 159-173 Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Agriculture's Likely Role in Meeting Canada's Kyoto Commitments*
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2005, 53, (4), 425-441 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Greenhouse Gas Policy and Canadian Agriculture
    CAFRI: Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues, 2005, (06) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Spatial Dynamics of the Livestock Sector in the United States: Do Environmental Regulations Matter?
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2005, 30, (01) Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  4. Spatial and Temporal Changes in the U.S. Hog, Dairy, and Fed-Cattle Sectors, 1975–2000
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 27, (1), 49-69 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The Potential Contribution of the Agriculture and Forestry Sectors to Greenhouse Gas Management: A Policy Perspective
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2005, 53, (4), 271-273 Downloads

2004

  1. Effectiveness of Best Management Cropping Systems to Abate Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    CAFRI: Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues, 2004, (05) Downloads
  2. Farm Return and Land Price Effects from Environmental Standards and Stocking Density Restrictions
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2004, 33, (2) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Panel Estimates of the Canadian Rural/Urban Women's Wage Gap
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2004, 86, (4), 1138-1151 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Short-term employment transitions of the Canadian labour force: rural-urban differences in underemployment
    Agricultural Economics, 2004, 30, (2), 129-142 Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. An Economic Analysis of the Potential Influence of Carbon Credits on Farm Management Practices
    CAFRI: Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues, 2003, (04) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Rolling the dice: on-farm benefits of research into reducing pesticide use
    Agricultural Systems, 2003, 76, (2), 575-587 Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Farm-Level Modeling for Bigger Issues
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2002, 24, (1), 123-140 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Female Participation and Labor Market Attachment in Rural Canada
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2002, 84, (1), 210-221 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Livestock manure systems for swine finishing enterprises
    Agricultural Systems, 2002, 73, (3), 279-296 Downloads View citations (3)

2001

  1. Agriculture and ISO 14000
    Food Policy, 2001, 26, (1), 35-48 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. An economic evaluation of the environmental benefits from pesticide reduction
    Agricultural Economics, 2001, 25, (2-3), 219-226 Downloads View citations (25)
  3. Voluntary Cost-Share Programs: Lessons from Economic Theory and Their Application to Rural Water Quality Programs
    CAFRI: Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues, 2001, (02) Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. Income Risk Analysis of Alternative Tillage Systems for Corn and Soybean Production on Clay Soils
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2000, 48, (2), 161-174 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1999, 47, (4), 471-471 (1999) Downloads

1999

  1. An Economic Evaluation of Food Systems 2002: A Program to Reduce Pesticide Use by 50% in Ontario Agriculture
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1999, 47, (4), 473-474 Downloads
  2. Endogenous Transport Coefficients: Implications for Improving Water Quality from Multi-Contaminants in an Agricultural Watershed
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 1999, 14, (2), 269-296 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The Effect of Agricultural Policy on Farmland Values
    Land Economics, 1999, 75, (3), 425-439 Downloads View citations (34)

1998

  1. Crop Price and Risk Effects on Farm Abatement Costs
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1998, 46, (2), 171-190 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Economic Instruments and Environmental Policy in Agriculture
    Canadian Public Policy, 1998, 24, (3), 309-327 Downloads View citations (24)
  3. MARGINAL ABATEMENT COSTS OF REDUCING GROUNDWATER-N POLLUTION WITH INTENSIVE AND EXTENSIVE FARM MANAGEMENT CHOICES
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 1998, 27, (2) Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Management unit size and efficiency gains from nitrogen fertilizer application
    Agricultural Systems, 1998, 56, (4), 513-531 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Multiple job holdings among dairy farm families in New York and Ontario
    Agricultural Economics, 1998, 18, (2), 127-143 Downloads View citations (13)

1997

  1. A review and evaluation of agroecosystem health analysis: The role of economics
    Agricultural Systems, 1997, 55, (4), 601-626 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Credit Risk and the Demand for Agricultural Loans
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1997, 45, (3), 201-217 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Marketing reforms, market development and agricultural production in China
    Agricultural Economics, 1997, 17, (2-3), 95-114 Downloads View citations (2)

1996

  1. Semiparametric Estimation of Stochastic Production Frontier Models
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1996, 14, (4), 460-68 View citations (37)
  2. The Use of Economic Instruments to Resolve Water Quality Problems from Agriculture
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1996, 44, (4), 345-353 Downloads View citations (2)

1993

  1. Acreage Response to Government Stabilization Programs in Ontario
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1993, 41, (1), 13-26 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Economics of Structural Change in Agriculture
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1993, 41, (4), 475-489 Downloads View citations (12)

1992

  1. Dynamics of Structural Change in the Ontario Hog Industry
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1992, 40, (1), 93-107 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Economic Comparison of Alternative Tillage Systems under Risk
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1992, 40, (2), 199-217 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. FARM OPERATING RISK AND CASH RENT DETERMINATION
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1992, 17, (01) Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Off-farm Labor Decisions by Ontario Swine Producers
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1992, 40, (2), 235-251 Downloads View citations (7)

1991

  1. A Risk Analysis of the Ontario White Bean Sector
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1991, 39, (2), 271-281 Downloads
  2. COMPARATIVE ECONOMICS OF ALTERNATIVE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION SYSTEMS: A REVIEW
    Northeastern Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1991, 20, (1) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Defining and Measuring Economic Threshold Levels
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1991, 39, (4), 619-625 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Economic Costs of Environmental Quality Constraints
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1991, 39, (4), 677-685 Downloads

1990

  1. Decomposition Measures of Technical Efficiency for Ontario Dairy Farms
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1990, 38, (3), 439-456 Downloads View citations (26)
  2. NONROBUSTNESS OF DYNAMIC DUAL MODELS OF THE NORTHEASTERN AND U.S. DAIRY INDUSTRIES
    Northeastern Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1990, 19, (1) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. REGIONAL ADJUSTMENT RESPONSE IN THE U.S. DAIRY SECTOR TO CHANGES IN MILK SUPPORT PRICE
    Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1990, 15, (01) Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Risk Analysis in the Ontario White Bean Sector
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1990, 38, (4), 1022-1022 Downloads
  5. The Impact of Support Programs on Crop Area Response
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1990, 38, (4), 871-885 Downloads View citations (3)

1988

  1. OPTIMAL REPLACEMENT INTERVAL AND DEPRECIATION METHOD FOR A GRAIN COMBINE
    Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1988, 13, (01) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Optimal Equity Recovery for a Cooperative Financial Institution
    Journal of Agricultural Cooperation, 1988, 3 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1986)
 
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