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Homepage:http://www.caes.uga.edu/departments/agecon/people/faculty/octavio-ramirez/index.html
Workplace:Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. A theoretical framework to consider energy transfers within growth theory
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads

2017

  1. Basis risk and welfare effect of weather index insurance for smallholders in China
    2017 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2017, Mobile, Alabama, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Downloads

2016

  1. Some Comparative Statics for Evaluating the Performance of the US Crop Insurance Program
    SCC-76 Meeting, 2016, March 17-19, Pensacola, Florida, SCC-76: Economics and Management of Risk in Agriculture and Natural Resources Downloads

2015

  1. Efficiency Gains in Commodity Forecasting with High Volatility in Prices using Different Levels of Data Aggregation
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Self-Protection from Weather Risk using Improved Maize Varieties or Off-Farm Income and the Propensity for Insurance
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2017)

2014

  1. Appendix I to: Crop Insurance Savings Accounts: A Viable Alternative to Crop Insurance?
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy Appendices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy Appendices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (2014) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. EFFICIENCY GAINS IN COTTON PRICE FORECASTING USING DIFFERENT LEVELS OF DATA AGGREGATION
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Event Study of Energy Price Volatility: An Application of Distributional Event Response Model
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  4. Hispanic Immigrants' Opinions towards Immigration and Immigration Policy Reform
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (2014)
  5. Producer Welfare Implications of the RMA’s “Shrinkage” Crop Insurance Premium Estimator
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2013

  1. Crop Insurance Savings Accounts: A Viable Alternative to Crop Insurance?
    Faculty Series, University of Georgia, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (2014)
  2. Premium Estimation Inaccuracy and the Distribution of Crop Insurance Subsidies
    SCC-76 Meeting, 2013, March 14-16, Pensacola, Florida, SCC-76: Economics and Management of Risk in Agriculture and Natural Resources Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Premium Estimation Inaccuracy and the Distribution of Crop Insurance Subsidies across Participating Producers
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  4. Small Area Estimation of Insurance Premiums and Basis Risk
    2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Downloads

2012

  1. Conclusive Evidence on the Benefits of Temporal Disaggregation to Improve the Precision of Time Series Model Forecasts
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Faculty Series, University of Georgia, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics (2011) Downloads
  2. Crop Insurance Savings Accounts
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (2014)
  3. Estimation of crop yield distribution and Insurance Premium using Shrinkage Estimator: A Hierarchical Bayes and Small Area Estimation Approach
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. HIGH PRICE VOLATILITY AND SPILLOVER EFFECTS IN ENERGY MARKETS
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Local Food Impacts on Health and Nutrition
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. Premium Estimation Inaccuracy and the Actuarial Performance of the US Crop Insurance Program
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Finance Review (2012)

2010

  1. Improving Forecast Performance with Reduced Parameter, Large Order AR Models
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Potential for Tradable Water Allocation and Rights in Jordan
    2010 Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2010, Orlando, Florida, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Land Economics (2011)

2009

  1. Can Crop Insurance Premiums be Reliably Estimated?
    2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review (2011)

2007

  1. An Empirically-Grounded Comparison of the Johnson System versus the Beta as Crop Yield Distribution Models
    2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. The Expanded Johnson System: A Highly Flexible Crop Yield Distribution Model
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. USE OF ASYMMETRIC-CYCLE AUTOREGRESSIVE MODELS TO IMPROVE FORECASTING OF AGRICULTURAL TIME SERIES VARIABLES
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2002

  1. ESTIMATION OF EFFICIENT REGRESSION MODELS FOR APPLIED AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS RESEARCH
    2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2001

  1. ARE CROP YIELDS NORMALLY DISTRIBUTED?
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. AUTOREGRESSIVE CONDITIONAL HETEROSKEDASTICY UNDER ERROR-TERM NON-NORMALITY
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2000

  1. ECONOMIC VALUE OF THE CARBON SINK SERVICES OF TROPICAL SECONDARY FORESTS AND ITS MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS
    2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Environmental & Resource Economics (2002)
  2. RISK ANALYSIS UNDER CORRELATED, NON-NORMAL PRICE AND YIELD PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS
    2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

1999

  1. JOINT MODELING AND SIMULATION OF AUTOCORRELATED NON-NORMAL TIME SERIES: AN APPLICATION TO RISK AND RETURN ANALYSIS
    1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

1991

  1. MODELING NONNORHALITY IN MULTIVARIATE DISTRIBUTIONS USING AN INVERSE HYPERBOLIC SINE TRANSFORMATION TO NORMALITY
    1991 Quantifying Long Run Agricultural Risks and Evaluating Farmer Responses to Risk Meeting, March 17-20, 1991, San Antonio, Texas, Regional Research Projects > S-232: Quantifying Long Run Agricultural Risks and Evaluating Farmer Responses to Risk Downloads

1990

  1. An Efficient and Theoretically Consistent Procedure for Generating Correlated, Non-Normal Random Variables in Simulation Models
    1990 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Vancouver, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. THE BOX-COX METHODOLOGY: A 26-YEAR MISTAKE
    1990 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Vancouver, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

Journal Articles

2019

  1. A framework to consider energy transfers within growth theory
    Energy, 2019, 178, (C), 624-630 Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. Estimation of Crop Yields and Insurance Premiums Using a Shrinkage Estimator
    North American Actuarial Journal, 2018, 22, (2), 289-308 Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. A Probabilistic Model of Crop Insurance Purchase Decision
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2017, 42, (1), 17 Downloads
  2. Self†protection from weather risk using improved maize varieties or off†farm income and the propensity for insurance
    Agricultural Economics, 2017, 48, (1), 61-76 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2015

  1. Are the Federal Crop Insurance Subsidies Equitably Distributed? Evidence from a Monte Carlo Simulation Analysis
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2015, 40, (3), 19 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Crop Insurance Savings Accounts: A Viable Alternative to Crop Insurance?
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2014, 36, (3), 527-545 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
    Working Paper (2012)
  2. Hispanic American Opinions toward Immigration and Immigration Policy Reform Proposals
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2014, 36, (4), 604-622 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Insights into the appropriate level of disaggregation for efficient time series model forecasting
    Journal of Applied Statistics, 2014, 41, (10), 2298-2311 Downloads
  4. Macro determinants of volatility and volatility spillover in energy markets
    Energy Economics, 2014, 46, (C), 413-421 Downloads View citations (30)

2013

  1. Can We Do Better than Crop Insurance? The Case for Farmer Owned Crop Insurance Savings Accounts
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 2013, 28, (3), 4 Downloads
  2. Childhood Food Insecurity: Factors Associated with the National School Lunch Program in the U.S
    Journal of Food Distribution Research, 2013, 44, (1) Downloads

2012

  1. Premium estimation inaccuracy and the actuarial performance of the US crop insurance program
    Agricultural Finance Review, 2012, 72, (1), 117-133 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Can Crop Insurance Premiums Be Reliably Estimated?
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2011, 40, (01), 81-94 Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2011, 40, (1), 14 (2011) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Potential for Tradable Water Allocation and Rights in Jordan
    Land Economics, 2011, 87, (4) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. A Flexible Parametric Family for the Modeling and Simulation of Yield Distributions
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2010, 42, (2) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2010, 42, (02), 303-319 (2010) Downloads View citations (5)

2009

  1. The Asymmetric Cycling of U.S. Soybeans and Brazilian Coffee Prices: An Opportunity for Improved Forecasting and Understanding of Price Behavior
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2009, 41, (1), 14 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2009, 41, (01), 253-270 (2009) Downloads

2008

  1. Empirically Evaluating the Flexibility of the Johnson Family of Distributions: A Crop Insurance Application
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2008, 37, (01), 79-91 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2008, 37, (1), 13 (2008) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. UNIVERSIDAD ESTATAL DE NUEVO MEXICO NMSU. CAMPUS LAS CRUCES: PROGRAMAS DE POSGRADO EN ECONOMIA AGRICOLA Y AGRONEGOCIOS
    Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, 2008, 23, (July-December 2008), 9 Downloads
  3. Universidad Estatal de Nuevo Mexico NMSU. Campus las Cruces
    Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, 2008, 23, (July-December 2008), 9 Downloads

2006

  1. Ranking Crop Yield Models: A Comment
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 88, (4), 1105-1110 Downloads View citations (10)

2005

  1. Income Earning Potential versus Consumptive Amenities in Determining Ranchland Values
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2005, 30, (3), 24 Downloads View citations (14)

2004

  1. Issues and Strategies for Aggregate Supply Response Estimation for Policy Analyses
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2004, 36, (2), 17 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2004, 36, (02), 351-367 (2004) Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Crop-Yield Distributions Revisited
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, 85, (1), 108-120 Downloads View citations (56)
  2. Efficient Estimation of Agricultural Time Series Models with Nonnormal Dependent Variables
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, 85, (4), 1029-1040 Downloads View citations (16)
  3. Evaluating Crop and Revenue Insurance Products as Risk Management Tools for Texas Cotton Producers
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2003, 35, (1), 14 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2003, 35, (01), 39-52 (2003) Downloads
  4. Forecasting Agricultural Commodity Prices with Asymmetric-Error GARCH Models
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2003, 28, (1), 15 Downloads View citations (6)

2002

  1. EFFECTS OF QUALITY CONSIDERATIONS AND CLIMATE/WEATHER INFORMATION ON THE MANAGEMENT AND PROFITABILITY OF COTTON PRODUCTION IN THE TEXAS HIGH PLAINS
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2002, 34, (3), 23 Downloads
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2002, 34, (03), 561-583 (2002) Downloads
  2. Economic Value of the Carbon Sink Services of Tropical Secondary Forests and Its Management Implications
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2002, 21, (1), 23-46 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2000

  1. ASSESSING THE FINANCIAL RISKS OF DIVERSIFIED COFFEE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS: AN ALTERNATIVE NONNORMAL CDF ESTIMATION APPROACH
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2000, 25, (1), 19 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. PARAMETRIC MODELING AND SIMULATION OF JOINT PRICE-PRODUCTION DISTRIBUTIONS UNDER NON-NORMALITY, AUTOCORRELATION AND HETEROSCEDASTICITY: A TOOL FOR ASSESSING RISK IN AGRICULTURE
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2000, 32, (2), 15 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2000, 32, (02), 283-297 (2000) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. POISSON COUNT MODELS TO EXPLAIN THE ADOPTION OF AGRICULTURAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES BY SMALL FARMERS IN CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2000, 32, (1), 13 Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2000, 32, (01), 21-33 (2000) Downloads View citations (18)
  4. RISK AND RETURNS OF DIVERSIFIED CROPPING SYSTEMS UNDER NONNORMAL, CROSS-, AND AUTOCORRELATED COMMODITY PRICE STRUCTURES
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2000, 25, (2), 16 Downloads View citations (6)

1997

  1. Estimation and Use of a Multivariate Parametric Model for Simulating Heteroskedastic, Correlated, Nonnormal Random Variables: The Case of Corn Belt Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Yields
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1997, 79, (1), 191-205 Downloads View citations (20)

Chapters

2000

  1. The carbon cycle and the value of forests as a carbon sink: a tropical case study
    Chapter 5 in Sustainable Forest Management and Global Climate Change, 2000 Downloads
 
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