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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

2015

  1. Rating Area-yield Crop Insurance Contracts Using Bayesian Model Averaging and Mixture Models
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2013

  1. An Assessment of the Canadian Federal-Provincial Crop Production Insurance Program under Future Climate Change Scenarios in Ontario
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. On Technological Change in Crop Yields
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2015)
  3. Unconditional Quantile Estimation: An Application to the Gravity Framework
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2011

  1. Trade Agreements, Political Economy and Endogenously Incomplete Contracts
    Working Papers, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network Downloads

2007

  1. Water Markets in the West: Prices, Trading, and Contractual Forms
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (20)

2004

  1. NONPARAMETRIC REGRESSION UNDER ALTERNATIVE DATA ENVIRONMENTS
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Statistics & Probability Letters (2006)

2003

  1. ON THE REVELATION OF ASYMMETRIC INFORMATION OF THE PRIVATE INSURANCE COMPANIES IN THE US CROP INSURANCE PROGRAM
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Bayesian model averaging of possibly similar nonparametric densities
    Computational Statistics, 2017, 32, (1), 349-365 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Canadian Business Risk Management: Private Firms, Crown Corporations, and Public Institutions
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2017, 65, (4), 591-612 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Evaluating Agricultural Economists within Colleges and Faculties of Agriculture
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2017, 65, (1), 5-17 Downloads
  4. Modeling regime-dependent agricultural commodity price volatilities
    Agricultural Economics, 2017, 48, (6), 683-691 Downloads View citations (3)
  5. The Economic Impact of a Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak for Ontario's Beef Sector
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2017, 65, (1), 159-183 Downloads

2016

  1. Bayesian Estimation of Possibly Similar Yield Densities: Implications for Rating Crop Insurance Contracts
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2016, 98, (2), 360-382 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Nonparametric estimation of possibly similar densities
    Statistics & Probability Letters, 2016, 117, (C), 23-30 Downloads

2015

  1. On Technological Change in Crop Yields
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 97, (1), 137-158 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. The role of gender in fertiliser adoption in Uganda
    African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2015, 10, (2), 14 Downloads View citations (6)

2013

  1. Transfer Efficiency Analysis of Margin-Based Programs
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2013, 61, (4), 509-529 Downloads View citations (5)

2011

  1. Relaxing Heteroscedasticity Assumptions in Area-Yield Crop Insurance Rating
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 93, (3), 703-713 Downloads View citations (29)

2008

  1. 2006 PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS WATER MARKETS IN THE WEST: PRICES, TRADING, AND CONTRACTUAL FORMS
    Economic Inquiry, 2008, 46, (2), 91-112 Downloads View citations (22)

2007

  1. On the Revelation of Private Information in the U.S. Crop Insurance Program
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2007, 74, (4), 761-776 Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Nonparametric regression under alternative data environments
    Statistics & Probability Letters, 2006, 76, (10), 1037-1046 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Rating Crop Insurance Policies with Efficient Nonparametric Estimators that Admit Mixed Data Types
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2006, 31, (1), 13 Downloads View citations (5)

2005

  1. Empirical Bayes nonparametric kernel density estimation
    Statistics & Probability Letters, 2005, 75, (4), 315-324 Downloads

2003

  1. Modeling Conditional Yield Densities
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, 85, (2), 291-304 Downloads View citations (56)

2001

  1. Private Insurance Company Involvement in the U.S. Crop Insurance Program
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 2001, 49, (4), 557-566 Downloads View citations (3)

2000

  1. MODELING TECHNICAL TRADE BARRIERS UNDER UNCERTAINTY
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2000, 25, (1), 23 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Nonparametric Estimation of Crop Insurance Rates Revisited
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2000, 82, (2), 463-478 Downloads View citations (53)
  3. WEATHER-BASED ADVERSE SELECTION AND THE U.S. CROP INSURANCE PROGRAM: THE PRIVATE INSURANCE COMPANY PERSPECTIVE
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2000, 25, (2), 25 Downloads View citations (14)

1999

  1. Private Insurance Companies and the U.S. Crop Insurance Program
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 1999, 14, (3), 2 Downloads

1998

  1. Nonparametric Estimation of Crop Yield Distributions: Implications for Rating Group-Risk Crop Insurance Contracts
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1998, 80, (1), 139-153 Downloads View citations (100)
  2. ON CHOOSING A BASE COVERAGE LEVEL FOR MULTIPLE PERIL CROP INSURANCE CONTRACTS
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1998, 23, (2), 18 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Revenue Insurance: A New Dimension in Risk Management
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 1998, 13, (4), 4 Downloads View citations (11)

1997

  1. Tariffication and the Canadian Chicken Industry in the Uruguay Round Agreement
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1997, 45, (2), 111-122 Downloads

1993

  1. World Price Variability versus Protectionism in Agriculture: A Causality Analysis
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 75, (2), 342-46 Downloads View citations (6)

1991

  1. The demand for wine in ontario and the phasing-out of discriminatory mark-ups
    Agribusiness, 1991, 7, (5), 475-488 View citations (2)
 
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