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Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Hawaii-Manoa, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Estimating Water Demand Using Price Differences of Wastewater Services
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa (2020) Downloads
  2. How Will Climate Change Affect Water Demand? Evidence from Hawaii Microclimates
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. Randomized Double Auctions: Gains from Trade, Trader Roles, and Price Discovery
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics Downloads

2018

  1. Not All Regions Are Alike: Evaluating the Effect of Oil Price Shocks on Local and Aggregate Economies
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics (2018) Downloads
  2. Variable Pricing and the Cost of Renewable Energy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa (2018) Downloads View citations (13)
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics (2018) Downloads View citations (10)

2017

  1. Do Energy Efficiency Standards Hurt Consumers? Evidence from Household Appliance Sales
    GRI Working Papers, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics (2016) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2019)

2016

  1. 2015 Trans-Pacific Intellectual Dialogue
    Conference Proceedings, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy Downloads

2015

  1. Balancing Opportunities and Costs in Hawaii’s Increasingly Green Grid
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa Downloads
  2. Balancing Opportunities and Costs in Hawaii’s Increasingly Green Grid
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. Can Energy Efficiency Standards Reduce Prices and Improve Quality? Evidence from the US Clothes Washer Market
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa (2015) Downloads
  4. Commodity Prices and Volatility in Response to Anticipated Climate Change
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Options for Improving Conservation Programs: Insights from Auction Theory and Economic Experiments
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America (2015)
  6. Who Really Benefits from Agricultural Subsidies? Evidence from Field-level Data
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa Downloads
    Also in 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics (2015) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2016)

2014

  1. Optimal Sequential Plantings of Corn and Soybeans Under Price Uncertainty
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2015)
  2. 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
  3. Using Quotas to Enhance Competition in Asymmetric Auctions: A Comparison of Theoretical and Experimental Outcomes
    Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics Downloads

2013

  1. Conditional Suspension of the US Ethanol Mandate using Threshold Price inside a Competitive Storage Model
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. Commodity Price Adjustment in a Competitive Storage Model with an Application to the US Biofuel Policies
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Corn Production Shocks in 2012 and Beyond: Implications for Food Price Volatility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Identifying Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodities: Implications for the US Ethanol Mandate
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2013)
  2. Is Agricultural Production Becoming More or Less Sensitive to Extreme Heat? Evidence from U.S. Corn and Soybean Yields
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2011)
  3. Using Enrollment Discontinuities to Estimate the Effect of Voluntary Conservation on Local Land Values
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association 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. 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
  2. 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)
  3. Estimating the Impact of Climate Change on Crop Yields: The Importance of Nonlinear Temperature Effects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
  4. Optimal Corn and Soybean Rotations
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (6)

2007

  1. Commodity Payments, Farm Business Survival, and Farm Size Growth
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Does Crop Insurance Affect Crop Yields?
    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)
  3. NONPECUNIARY BENEFITS TO FARMING AND DECOUPLED PAYMENTS
    2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2006

  1. ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF AGRICULTURAL LAND-USE CHANGE: THE ROLE OF ECONOMICS AND POLICY
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (26)
  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. Major Uses of Land in The United States, 2002
    Economic Information Bulletin, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (8)
  4. The Value of Plant Disease Early-Warning Systems: A Case Study of USDA's Soybean Rust Coordinated Framework
    Economic Research Report, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (9)

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. Extent, Location, and Characteristics of Land Cropped Due to Insurance Subsidies
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. POTENTIAL MARKET IMPACTS OF SOYBEAN RUST
    Agricultural Outlook Forum 2005, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Outlook Forum Downloads

2004

  1. DECOUPLED PAYMENTS IN A CHANGING POLICY SETTING
    Agricultural Economics Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (4)
  2. POLICY DIRECTIONS TO MITIGATE WATER-SUPPLY RISK IN IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE: A FEDERAL PERSPECTIVE
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  3. RISK, GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
    Technical Bulletins, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (9)
  4. THE ILLUSION OF CONTROL, COGNITIVE DISSONANCE AND FARMER PERCEPTION OF GM CROPS
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  5. 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)
  6. The Conservation Reserve Program: Economic Implications for Rural America
    Agricultural Economics Reports, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Downloads View citations (48)

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. 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 (7)
  3. 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. 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 (2)
  2. SLIPPAGE OR SPURIOUS CORRELATION: AN ANALYSIS OF THE CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM
    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)

1995

  1. Natural resource prices: will they ever turn up?
    CUDARE Working Papers, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (1996)

Undated

  1. A Mixed Effects Model of Crop Yields for Purposes of Premium Determination
    2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Do energy efficiency standards hurt consumers? Evidence from household appliance sales
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2019, 96, (C), 88-107 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2016

  1. Who Really Benefits from Agricultural Subsidies? Evidence from Field-level Data
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2016, 98, (4), 1095-1113 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2015

  1. Optimal Sequential Plantings of Corn and Soybeans Under Price Uncertainty
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 97, (3), 855-878 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Options for Improving Conservation Programs: Insights From Auction Theory and Economic Experiments
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2015, (01), 1 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2013

  1. Agronomic Weather Measures in Econometric Models of Crop Yield with Implications for Climate Change
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2013, 95, (2), 236-243 Downloads View citations (36)
  2. Identifying Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodities: Implications for the US Ethanol Mandate
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (6), 2265-95 Downloads View citations (130)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. Projected temperature changes indicate significant increase in interannual variability of U.S. maize yields
    Climatic Change, 2012, 112, (2), 525-533 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. The Economic Impacts of Climate Change: Evidence from Agricultural Output and Random Fluctuations in Weather: Comment
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (7), 3749-60 Downloads View citations (100)

2009

  1. Did the Federal Crop Insurance Reform Act Alter Farm Enterprise Diversification?
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 60, (1), 80-104 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Estimating the Value of an Early-Warning System
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 31, (2), 303-329 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Review of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 31, (2), 303-329 (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
  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 (54)
  4. World Supply and Demand of Food Commodity Calories
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 91, (5), 1235-1242 Downloads View citations (31)

2008

  1. AJAE appendix for “Nonpecuniary Benefits to Farming: Implications for Supply Response to Decoupled Payments”
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics APPENDICES, 2008, 91, (1) Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Agricultural Payments and Land Concentration: A Semiparametric Spatial Regression Analysis
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2008, 90, (3), 627-643 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Land Retirement Programs May Induce Enduring Land-Use Changes
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2008, 1 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. AJAE Appendix for “Agricultural Payments and Land Concentration: A Semi-parametric Spatial Regression Analysis”
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics APPENDICES, 2007, 90, (3), 14 Downloads
  2. Cropland Concentrating Faster Where Payments Are Higher
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2007, 6 Downloads
  3. Do Government Payments Influence Farm Size and Survival?
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2007, 32, (2), 19 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. Enduring Impacts of Land Retirement Policies: Evidence from the Conservation Reserve Program
    Land Economics, 2007, 83, (4), 516-538 Downloads View citations (31)
  5. How Do Decoupled Payments Affect Resource Allocations Within the Farm Sector?
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2007, 1 Downloads
    Also in Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2004, 2 (2004) Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Measures of Trends in Farm Size Tell Differing Stories
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2007, 2 Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. Agricultural Policy Affects Land Use and the Environment
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2006, 6 Downloads View citations (1)
  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 (8)
    Also in Review of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 28, (3), 381-390 (2006) Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Government Payments and Farm Business Survival
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 88, (2), 382-392 Downloads View citations (57)
  4. Nonlinear Effects of Weather on Corn Yields
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 28, (3), 391-398 Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Review of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 28, (3), 391-398 (2006) Downloads View citations (56)
  5. Public Information Creates Value
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2006, 6 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Risk and farm operator labour supply
    Applied Economics, 2006, 38, (5), 573-586 Downloads View citations (8)
  7. Slippage in the Conservation Reserve Program or Spurious Correlation? A Rejoinder
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 88, (2), 512-514 Downloads View citations (11)

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 (10)
  2. How Cost-Effective Are Land Retirement Auctions? Estimating the Difference between Payments and Willingness to Accept in the Conservation Reserve Program
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 87, (5), 1239-1247 Downloads View citations (56)
  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 (2)
  4. Slippage in the Conservation Reserve Program or Spurious Correlation? A Comment
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 87, (1), 244-250 Downloads View citations (24)

2004

  1. Coping With Risk in Agriculture
    Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2004, 2 Downloads

2003

  1. The Incidence of Government Program Payments on Agricultural Land Rents: The Challenges of Identification
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, 85, (3), 762-769 Downloads View citations (90)
  2. Who Benefits from Government Farm Payments?
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 2003, 18, (3), 8 Downloads View citations (4)

1996

  1. Natural Resource Prices: Will They Ever Turn Up?
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1996, 31, (1), 65-78 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

Chapters

2020

  1. Comment on "Yield Performance of Corn under Heat Stress: A Comparison of Hybrid and Open-Pollinated Seeds during a Period of Technological Transformation, 1933–1955"
    A chapter in Economics of Research and Innovation in Agriculture, 2020 Downloads

2014

  1. Corn Production Shocks in 2012 and Beyond: Implications for Harvest Volatility
    A chapter in The Economics of Food Price Volatility, 2014, pp 59-81 Downloads

2011

  1. Is Agricultural Production Becoming More or Less Sensitive to Extreme Heat? Evidence from U.S. Corn and Soybean Yields
    A chapter in The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, 2011, pp 271-282 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. The Evolution of Heat Tolerance of Corn: Implications for Climate Change
    A chapter in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, 2011, pp 225-251 Downloads View citations (8)

Editor

  1. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
    Elsevier
 
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