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Workplace:Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Berkeley, (more information at EDIRC)
Business School, Swinburne University of Technology, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. How Biofuels Policies Boosted Grain Staple Prices: A Counterfactual Analysis
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. Bubble Troubles? Rational Storage, Mean Reversion and Runs in Commodity Prices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2014)

2010

  1. A Maximum Likelihood Estimator of the Commodity Storage Model with an Application to the World Sugar Market
    Working Papers, Departamento de Economía, Universidad de Concepción Downloads
  2. Agricultural Innovation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2011)

2009

  1. International grain reserves and other instruments to address volatility in grain markets
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2012)
  2. Patents versus patenting: implications of intellectual property protection for biological research
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Why weak patents? Rational ignorance or pro-"customer" Tilt?
    2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (4)

2008

  1. Strict concavity of the value function for a family of dynamic accumulation models
    Working Papers, Departamento de Economía, Universidad de Concepción Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (2012)

2005

  1. Storage and the correlation of commodity prices
    Working Papers, Departamento de Economía, Universidad de Concepción Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Departamento de Economía, Universidad de Concepción (2001) Downloads

2004

  1. Prognoses for a Non-Predictable Discounted Commodity Price Process
    Econometric Society 2004 Latin American Meetings, Econometric Society

2002

  1. Economics of patenting a research tool: participation and productivity
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. The Relevance of the Strong Law of Large Numbers for Estimation of a commodity Price Distribution and Its Means
    Working Papers, Departamento de Economía, Universidad de Concepción Downloads

2001

  1. Accessing other people's technology: do non-profit agencies need it? how to obtain it?
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Are intellectual property rights stifling agricultural biotechnology in developing countries: IFPRI 2000-2001 Annual Report Essay
    Annual report essays, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2000

  1. DESIGNING OPTIMAL CROP REVENUE INSURANCE
    2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2003)
  2. South-North trade, intellectual property jurisdictions, and freedom to operate in agricultural research on staple crops
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (29)
  3. Sovereign Debt as Intertemporal Barter
    International Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (176)
    Also in Center for International and Development Economics Research, Working Paper Series, Center for International and Development Economics Research, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1998) Downloads View citations (3)
    Center for International and Development Economics Research (CIDER) Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1998) View citations (24)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2000)

1999

  1. Costing the ex situ conservation of genetic resources: maize and wheat at CIMMYT
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Dynamic implications of patenting for crop genetic resources
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The timing of evaluation of genebank accessions and the effects of biotechnology
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

1998

  1. A Model Supply of Storage and Backwardation with Apparent "Convenience Yield"
    Working Papers, Departamento de Economía, Universidad de Concepción Downloads

1996

  1. Crop genetic resource policy: towards a research agenda
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)

1992

  1. Futures Markets, Storage and Convenience Yield
    1992 Conference (36th), February 10-13, 1992, Canberra, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, University of Western Australia, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics (1992) Downloads

1990

  1. Alternative instruments for smoothing the consumption of primary commodity exporters
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Commodity Bonds for Smoothing the Consumption of Primary Commodity Exporters
    1990 Conference (34th), February 13-15, 1990, Brisbane, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads
  3. SOVEREIGN DEBT RENEGOTIATION IN A CONSUMPTION-SMOOTHING MODEL
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center View citations (10)
  4. The Behavior of Markets for Storable Commodities
    1990 Conference (34th), February 13-15, 1990, Brisbane, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads View citations (4)
  5. The long term behavior of commodity prices
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

1987

  1. Alternative strategies for trade policy reform
    Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, Working Paper Series, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (2)

1983

  1. Fiscal Incidence in a Dynamic Life-Cycle Model with Land
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (2)

1978

  1. ALTERNATIVES FOR MINERAL TAX REFORM
    Development Discussion Papers, JDI Executive Programs Downloads

1975

  1. Taxation of Income of Multinational Corporations: The Case of the United States Petroleum Industry
    Development Discussion Papers, JDI Executive Programs Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1975)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Application publication or confirmation of grant: Which matters more for academic technology transfer?
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2018, 56, (C), 204-228 Downloads

2017

  1. Academic patent licenses: Roadblocks or signposts for nonlicensee cumulative innovation?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2017, 137, (C), 282-303 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Why weak patents? Testing the examiner ignorance hypothesis
    Journal of Public Economics, 2017, 148, (C), 43-56 Downloads View citations (4)

2016

  1. Comment 1 on ‘Agricultural Markets and Marketing Policies’ by Griffith and Watson
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2016, 60, (4), 610-611 Downloads

2015

  1. Maximum Likelihood Estimation of the Standard Commodity Storage Model: Evidence from Sugar Prices
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 97, (1), 122-136 Downloads View citations (17)

2014

  1. Data at our fingertips, myths in our minds: recent grain price jumps as the ‘perfect storm’
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2014, 58, (4), 538-553 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Global Biofuels: Key to the Puzzle of Grain Market Behavior
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2014, 28, (1), 73-98 Downloads View citations (43)
  3. Multiple Peril Crop Insurance
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 2014, 29, (3), 5 Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. Stocks-to-use ratios and prices as indicators of vulnerability to spikes in global cereal markets
    Agricultural Economics, 2013, 44, (s1), 43-52 Downloads View citations (24)

2012

  1. Grand missions of agricultural innovation
    Research Policy, 2012, 41, (10), 1716-1728 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. International Grain Reserves And Other Instruments to Address Volatility in Grain Markets
    World Bank Research Observer, 2012, 27, (2), 222-260 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Strict Concavity of the Value Function for a Family of Dynamic Accumulation Models
    The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 2012, 12, (1), 1-11 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2011

  1. The Economics of Grain Price Volatility
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2011, 33, (1), 32-58 Downloads View citations (112)
    Also in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2011, 33, (1), 32-58 (2011) Downloads View citations (76)
  2. The empirical relevance of the competitive storage model
    Journal of Econometrics, 2011, 162, (1), 44-54 Downloads View citations (57)

2010

  1. Dynamic Effects of Patent Policy on Sequential Innovation
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2010, 19, (2), 489-512 Downloads View citations (5)

2008

  1. A foundation for the solution of consumption-saving behavior with a borrowing constraint and unbounded marginal utility
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2008, 32, (3), 695-708 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Optimal coverage for incompletely reliable insurance
    Economics Letters, 2007, 95, (3), 456-461 Downloads View citations (8)

2006

  1. Open Source in Biotechnology: Open Questions Innovations Case Discussion: CAMBIA-BiOS
    Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, 2006, 1, (4), 45-57 Downloads

2004

  1. A Model of Supply of Storage
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2004, 52, (3), 605-16 Downloads View citations (6)

2003

  1. Designing Optimal Crop Revenue Insurance
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2003, 85, (3), 580-589 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. The economic costs of conserving genetic resources at the CGIAR centres
    Agricultural Economics, 2003, 29, (3), 287-297 Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. A Commodity Price Process with a Unique Continuous Invariant Distribution Having Infinite Mean
    Econometrica, 2002, 70, (3), 1213-1219 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Accessing other people’s technology for non-profit research
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2002, 46, (3), 28 Downloads View citations (4)

2001

  1. Public-Private Research Relationships: The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2001, 83, (3), 748-753 Downloads View citations (10)

2000

  1. A theory of negative prices for storage
    Journal of Futures Markets, 2000, 20, (1), 59-71 Downloads
    Also in Journal of Futures Markets, 1989, 9, (1), 1-13 (1989) Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Agricultural Biotechnology and the Environment: Sheldon Krimsky and Roger Wrubel, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 1996, 294 pp., US$ 18.95, ISBN 0-2520-6524-7
    Agricultural Economics, 2000, 23, (1), 92-94 Downloads
  3. Sovereign Debt as Intertemporal Barter
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (3), 621-639 Downloads View citations (175)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  4. The Optimal Timing of Evaluation of Genebank Accessions and the Effects of Biotechnology
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2000, 82, (4), 797-811 Downloads View citations (5)

1999

  1. Rolling friction in the dynamic simulation of sandpile formation
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 1999, 269, (2), 536-553 Downloads View citations (1)

1997

  1. Convenience Yield without the Convenience: A Spatial-Temporal Interpretation of Storage under Backwardation
    Economic Journal, 1997, 107, (443), 1009-22 Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Crop genetic resource policy: the role of ex situ genebanks
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1997, 41, (1), 35 Downloads View citations (10)

1993

  1. Dynamic Perspectives on Agricultural Policy Issues
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1993, 75, (5), 1113-1125 Downloads View citations (2)

1992

  1. Smoothing Primary Exporters' Price Risks: Bonds, Futures, Options and Insurance
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1992, 44, (4), 641-71 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. The Prebisch-Singer Hypothesis: A Reappraisal Independent of Stationarity Hypotheses
    Economic Journal, 1992, 102, (413), 803-12 Downloads View citations (54)

1990

  1. Technology Transfer under Asymmetric Information
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1990, 21, (1), 147-160 Downloads View citations (198)
  2. The Isolation Paradox, the Social Discount Rate, and Neutrality: Further Thoughts
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1990, 105, (1), 239-241 Downloads View citations (1)

1989

  1. Financial Instruments for Consumption Smoothing by Commodity-Dependent Exporters
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1989, 71, (2), 511-516 Downloads
  2. Fixing farm trade: Policy options for the United states: Robert L. Paarlberg, (Ballinger, Lexington, MA) pp. 144, $19.95
    Journal of International Economics, 1989, 26, (1-2), 194-196 Downloads

1988

  1. Measurement of Consumer Gains from Market Stabilization
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1988, 70, (3), 616-627 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The Incidence of Market-Stabilising Price Support Schemes
    Economic Journal, 1988, 98, (393), 1183-98 Downloads View citations (12)

1987

  1. Fiscal incidence in an overlapping generations model with a fixed asset
    Journal of Public Economics, 1987, 32, (1), 3-24 Downloads View citations (25)

1984

  1. Anti-Hoarding Laws: A Stock Condemnation Reconsidered
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1984, 66, (4), 447-455 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Welfare Effects of the Introduction of Storage
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1984, 99, (1), 169-192 Downloads View citations (45)

1983

  1. The Economics of Invention Incentives: Patents, Prizes, and Research Contracts
    American Economic Review, 1983, 73, (4), 691-707 Downloads View citations (136)

1982

  1. The Economic Role of Commodity Storage
    Economic Journal, 1982, 92, (367), 596-614 Downloads View citations (86)
  2. The Roles of Public and Private Storage in Managing Oil Import Disruptions
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1982, 13, (2), 341-353 Downloads View citations (28)

1981

  1. The Isolation Paradox and the Discount Rate for Benefit-Cost Analysis
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1981, 96, (1), 129-145 Downloads View citations (5)

1980

  1. The Cost of Tax-Induced Energy Conservation
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1980, 11, (1), 84-107 Downloads

1979

  1. The Effects of Ideal Production Stabilization: A Welfare Analysis Under Rational Behavior
    Journal of Political Economy, 1979, 87, (5), 1011-33 Downloads View citations (15)

1975

  1. Taxation of Income of Multinational Corporations: The Case of the United States Petroleum Industry
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1975, 57, (1), 1-11 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (1975)

Books

2014

  1. The Economics of Food Price Volatility
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (16)

2005

  1. Storage and Commodity Markets
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (14)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (1991) View citations (337)

1995

  1. Reforming Agricultural Commodity Policy
    Books, American Enterprise Institute Downloads View citations (1)

Edited books

2014

  1. The Economics of Food Price Volatility
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (16)

Chapters

2020

  1. Comment on Innovation, Growth, and Structural Change in American Agriculture
    A chapter in The Role of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Economic Growth, 2020 Downloads

2014

  1. Bubble Troubles? Rational Storage, Mean Reversion, and Runs in Commodity Prices
    A chapter in The Economics of Food Price Volatility, 2014, pp 193-208 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Comment on "Biofuels, Binding Constraints, and Agricultural Commodity Price Volatility"
    A chapter in The Economics of Food Price Volatility, 2014, pp 131-133 Downloads
  3. Front matter, table of contents, preface
    A chapter in The Economics of Food Price Volatility, 2014, pp -11 Downloads
  4. Indexes
    A chapter in The Economics of Food Price Volatility, 2014, pp 371-383 Downloads
  5. Introduction to "The Economics of Food Price Volatility"
    A chapter in The Economics of Food Price Volatility, 2014, pp 1-11 Downloads View citations (15)

2011

  1. Agricultural Innovation
    A chapter in Accelerating Energy Innovation: Insights from Multiple Sectors, 2011, pp 49-85 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2007

  1. Agricultural Innovation: Investments and Incentives
    Elsevier Downloads

2001

  1. Storage and price stabilization
    Chapter 14 in Handbook of Agricultural Economics, 2001, vol. 1, Part 2, pp 817-861 Downloads View citations (12)
 
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