2017 Department Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals 


Bann, S. J., Malina, R., Staples, M. D., Suresh, P., Pearlson, M., Tyner, W. E., Hileman, J. I., & Barrett, S. (2017). The costs of production of alternative jet fuel: A harmonized stochastic assessment. Bioresource Technology, 227, 179-187. 

Bell, E.G, Norwood, F. B., & Lusk, J. L. (2017). Are Consumers Willfully Ignorant About Animal Welfare? Animal Welfare, 26, 399-402. 

Bir, C. L., Widmar, N. J. O., & Croney, C. C. Stated Preferences for Dog Characteristics and Sources of Acquisition. Animals, 7(8), 59. 

Becerra-Perez, Luis, Luis F. Lopez-Reyes, and Wallace E. Tyner (2017). “Characteristics that Influence Technical Efficiency of Corn Production in Mexico.” Journal of Economics and Development Studies 5(3), pp. 22-29. 

 Brookes, G., Taheripour, F., & Tyner, W. E. (2017). The contribution of glyphosate to agriculture and potential impact of restriction on use at the global level. GM Crops and Food, 8(4), 216-228. 

Byrd, E. S., Widmar, N. J. O., & Fulton, J. R. (2017). Of Fur, Feather, and Fin: Human’s Use and Concern for Non-Human Species. Animals, 7(22), 1-18. 

Byrd, E. S., Widmar, N. J. O., & Gramig, B. M. Presentation matters: Number of attributes presented impacts estimated preferences. Agribusiness. 

Byrd, E.G, Lee, J. G., & Widmar, N. J. O. (2017). Perceptions of Hunting and Hunters by U.S. Respondents. Animals, 7(11), 15. 

Byrd, E.G, Widmar, N. J. O., & Ricker-Gilbert, J. E. (2017). The Effects of Attribute Non-Attendance, Simple Validation Questions, and Their Interactions on Willingness to Pay Estimates for Meat Choice Experiments. Cogent Food & Agriculture, 3. 

Byrd, E.G, Widmar, N. J. O., Yeager, E., Lee, J. G. Identifying Wildlife Species Believed to be Deserving of Protection from Hunting by U.S. Residents. Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management, 22(1), 1-8. 

Cai, Y., Golub, A. A., & Hertel, T. W. (2017). Agricultural research spending must increase in light of future uncertainties. FOOD POLICY, 70, 71-83. 

Corong, E., Hertel, T. W., McDougall, R. A., Tsigas, M. E., & Van Der Mensbrugghe, D. Y. (2017). The Standard GTAP Model, Version 7. Journal of Global Economic Analysis, 2(1), 1-122. 

Croft, M. M., Marshall, M. I., Odendo, M., Ndinya, C., Ondego, N. N., Obura, P., & Hallett, S. G. (2017). Formal and Informal Seed Systems in Kenya Supporting Indigenous Vegetables Seed Systems. Journal of Development Studies, 1-18. 

Croft, M. M., Hallett, S. G., & Marshall, M. I. (2017). Hydroponic production of vegetable Amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus) for improving nutritional security and economic viability in Kenya. RENEWABLE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS, 32(6), 552-561. 

Delgado, M. S., & McCloud, N. (2017). Foreign Direct Investment and the Domestic Capital Stock: The Good-Bad Role of Higher Institutional Quality. Empirical Economics, 53(4), 1587–1637. 

DiTomaso, J. M., Van Steenwyk, Robert A., Nowierski, R. M., Meyerson, L. A., Doering, O. C., Lane, E., Cowan, P. E., Zimmerman, K., Pitcairn, M. J., & Dionigi, C. P. (2017). Addressing the needs for improving classical biological control programs in the USA. BIOLOGICAL CONTROL, 106, 35-39. 

Dominick, D.G, Fullerton, C.G, Widmar, N. J. O., & Wang, H. Holly (2017). Consumer Associations with the ‘All Natural’ Food Label. Journal of Food Products Marketing. 

Drichoutis, A. C., Vassilopoulos, A., Lusk, J. L., & Nayga, Rodolfo M., Jr. (2017). Consumer preferences for fair labour certification. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 44(3), 455-474. 

Hao, N., Pedroni, P., Colson, G., & Wetzstein, M. E. (2017). The linkage between the US ethanol market and developing countries' maize prices: a panel SVAR analysis. AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, 48(5), 629-638. 

Haque, S., & Delgado, M. S. (2017). Finite sample performance of specification tests for correlated random effects quantile panel regressions. Applied Economics Letters, 24(8), 515-519. 

Hertel, T. W. (2017). Land Use in the 21st Century: Contributing to the Global Public Good. REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS, 21(2), 213-236. 

Hillberry, R. H., & Zhang, X. (2017). Policy and Performance in Customs: Evaluating the Trade Facilitation Agreement. Review of International Economics. 

Jin, S., Guo, H., Delgado, M. S., & Wang, H. H. (2017). Benefit or damage? The productivity effects of FDI in the Chinese food industry. FOOD POLICY, 68, 1-9. 

Johnson, A. M.U, Boehlje, M. D., & Gunderson, M. A. (2017). Agricultural credit risk and the macroeconomy Determinants of Farm Credit Mid-America PD migrations. Agricultural Finance Review, 77(1), 164-180. 

Josephson, A. L., Schrank, H., & Marshall, M. I. (2017). Assessing preparedness of small businesses for hurricane disasters: Analysis of pre-disaster owner, business and location characteristics. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, 23, 25-35. 

Katare, B., & Kim, J. (2017). Effects of the 2013 SNAP Benefit Cut on Food Security. Applied Economics Policy and Perspective. 

Katare, B., Serebrennikov, D.G, Wang, H. H., & Wetzstein, M. (2017). Social-Optimal Household Food Waste: Taxes and Government Incentives. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 99(2), 499. 

Kumar, I., Zhalnin, A., Kim, A., & Beaulieu, L. J. (2017). Transportation and logistics cluster competitive advantages in the US regions: A cross-sectional and spatio-temporal analysis. RESEARCH IN TRANSPORTATION ECONOMICS, 61, 25-36. 

Labi, S., Chen, S., Preckel, P. V., Qiao, Y., & Woldemariam, W. (2017). Rural two-lane highway shoulder and lane width policy evaluation using multiobjective optimization. TRANSPORTMETRICA A-TRANSPORT SCIENCE, 13(7), 631-656. Laborde, 

D., Martin, W., & van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique (2017). Measuring the Impacts of Global Trade Reform with Optimal Aggregators of Distortions. REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS, 25(2), 403-425. 

Langemeier, M., & Boehlje, M. (2017). Drivers of Consolidation and Structural Change in Production Agriculture. Kansas City Federal Reserve, Economic Review (2017), 19. 

Liu, J., Hertel, T. W., Lammers, R. B., Prusevich, A., Baldos, U. L. C., Grogan, D. S., & Frolking, S. (2017). Achieving sustainable irrigation water withdrawals: global impacts on food security and land use. Environmental Research Letters, 12(10), 104009. 

Liu, Y., Langemeier, M. R., Small, I. M., Joseph, L., & Fry, W. E. (2017). Risk Management Strategies using Precision Agriculture Technology to Manage Potato Late Blight. AGRONOMY JOURNAL, 109(2), 562-575. 

Lusk, J. L. (2017). Distributional Effects of Crop Insurance Subsidies. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 39, 1-15. 

Lusk, J. L. (2017). Economics and Obesity Policy. International Journal of Obesity, 41, 831-834. 

Lusk, J. L. (2017). Evaluating the Policy Proposals of the Food Movement. Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy, 39(3), 387-406. 

Lusk, J. L., & Andre, R. (2017). Aid relief in Haiti after the earthquake: Haitians' preferences for food and other basic commodities. Development Policy Review, 35, O303-O321. 

Lusk, J. L., & Ellison, B. (2017). A note on modelling household food waste behaviour. Applied Economics Letters, 24(16), 1199-1202. 

Malone, T., & Lusk, J. L. (2017). Taste Trumps Health and Safety: Incorporating Consumer Perceptions into Discrete Choice Experiments for Meat. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 49(1), 139-157. 

Malone, T., & Lusk, J. L. (2017). The excessive choice effect meets the market: A field experiment on craft beer choice. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 67, 8-13. 

McDonald, T. M., & Marshall, M. I. (2017). Family Business Responses to Household and Business Cash-Flow Problems. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, First Online, 1-14. doi: 

McDonald, T. M., Marshall, M. I., & Delgado, M. S. (2017). Is Working with Your Spouse Good for Business? The Effect of Working with Your Spouse on Profit for Rural Businesses. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 38(4), 477-493. 

Mei, B., & Wetzstein, M. E. (2017). Burning wood pellets for US electricity generation? A regime switching analysis. ENERGY ECONOMICS, 65, 434-441. 

Michler, J. D., & Balagtas, J. V. (2017). The importance of the savings device in precautionary savings: Empirical evidence from rural Bangladesh. Agricultural Economics, 48(2), 129-141. 

Moore, F. C., Baldos, U. L. C., Hertel, T. W., & Diaz, D. (2017). New Science of Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture Implies Higher Social Cost of Carbon. Nature Communications, 8, 1601. 

Moore, F. C., Baldos, Uris Lantz C., & Hertel, T. W. (2017). Economic impacts of climate change on agriculture: a comparison of process-based and statistical yield models. Environmental Research Letters, 12(6). 

Muller, L., Lacroix, A., Lusk, J. L., & Ruffieux, B. (2017). Distributional Impacts of Fat Taxes and Thin Subsidies. Economic Journal, 127(604), 2066-2092. 

Omiat, G. W.G, & Shively, G. E. (2017). Charting the cost of nutritionally-adequate diets in Uganda, 2000-2011. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 17(1), 11571-11591. 

Opgrand, J.G, Widmar, N. J. O., & Tyner, W. E. (2017). Economic viability of lime-treated stover in finishing beef cattle diets. The Professional Animal Scientist, 33, 73-84. 

Ortega, D. L., Chen, M., Wang, H. H., & Shimokawa, S. (2017). Emerging Markets for US Pork in China: Experimental Evidence from Mainland and Hong Kong Consumers. JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS, 42(2), 275-290. 

Peake, W., & Marshall, M. I. (2017). Women's management practices and performance in rural female-owned family businesses. JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 7(2), 134-150. 

Peters, J. C., & Hertel, T. W. (2017). Achieving the Clean Power Plan 2030 CO2 Target with the New Normal in Natural Gas Prices. ENERGY JOURNAL, 38(5), 39-66. 

Qiu, Y., Colson, G., & Wetzstein, M. E. (2017). Risk preference and adverse selection for participation in time-of-use electricity pricing programs. RESOURCE AND ENERGY ECONOMICS, 47, 126-142. 

Quagrainie, K. (2017). Consumer Willingness to Pay for a Saline Fish Species Grown in the US Midwest: The Case Of Striped Bass. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 9. 

Que, Y.G, Francisco, C.G, Thompson, N. M., & Schinckel, A. P. (2017). Evaluation of the Impact of Errors in the Sorting of Pigs for Market on Sort Loss at a Range of Marketing Ages. The Professional Animal Scientist. 

Ricker-Gilbert, J., & Jayne, T. (2017). Estimating the Enduring Effects of Fertilizer Subsidies on Commercial Fertilizer Demand and Maize Production: Panel Data Evidence from Malawi. Journal of Agricultural Economics, 68(1), 70-97. 

Sesmero, J. P., Ricker-Gilbert, J. E., & Cook, A.G (2017). How Do African Farm Households Respond to Changes in Current and Past Weather Patterns? A Structural Panel Data Analysis from Malawi. American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 

Shively, G. E. (2017). Infrastructure mitigates the sensitivity of child growth to local agriculture and rainfall in Nepal and Uganda. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 114(5), 903-908. 

Shively, G. E., & Thapa, G.G (2017). Markets, transportation infrastructure and food prices in Nepal. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 99(3), 660-682. 

Soldavinni, S.G, & Tyner, W. E. (2017). Determining Switchgrass Breakeven Prices in a Landscape Design System. Bioenergy Research. 

Stutzman, S. A., Weiland, B. J., Preckel, P. V., & Wetzstein, M. E. (2017). Optimal Replacement Policies for an Uncertain Rejuvenated Asset. International Journal of Production Economics, 185(March), 21-33.

Su, L.G, Adam, B., Lusk, J. L., & Arthur, F. (2017). Anchoring, Information, and Fragility of Choice Experiments: An Application to Consumer Willingness to Pay for Rice with Improved Storage Management. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 42, 255-274. 

Sydnor, S. B., Niehm, L., Lee, Y., Marshall, M. I., & Schrank, H. (2017). Analysis of post-disaster damage and disruptive impacts on the operating status of small businesses after Hurricane Katrina. NATURAL HAZARDS, 85(3), 1637-1663. 

Taheripour, F., Mahaffey, H.G, & Tyner, W. E. (2017). Evaluation of Economic, Land Use, and Land-use Emission Impacts of Substituting Non-GMO Crops for GMO in the United States. AgBioForum, 19(2), 156-172. 

Taheripour, F., Zhao, X., & Tyner, W. E. (2017). The impact of considering land intensification and updated data on biofuels land use change and emissions estimates. Biotechnology for biofuels. 

Thapa, G.G, & Shively, G. E. (2017). Child nutrition and local food prices in Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Economics 

Thompson, N. M., Brorsen, B. W., DeVuyst, E. A., & Lusk, J. L. (2017). Genetic Testing to Signal Quality in Beef Cattle: Bayesian Methods for Optimal Sample Size. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 99(5), 1287-1306. 

Thompson, N. M., Widmar, N. J. O., Schutz, M. M., Cole, J. B., & Wolf, C. A. (2017). Economic Considerations of Breeding for Polled Dairy Cows versus Dehorning in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science. 

Torres, A. P., Marshall, M. I., Alexander, C. E. N., & Delgado, M. S. (2017). Are local market relationships undermining organic fruit and vegetable certification? A bivariate probit analysis. Agricultural Economics, 48(2), 197-205. 

Torres, A., Barton, S., & Behe, B. (2017). Business and Marketing Practices of U.S. Landscape Firms. HortTechonolgy. 

Villoria, N. B., & Preckel, P. V. (2017). Gaussian Quadratures vs. Monte Carlo Experiments for Systematic Sensitivity Analysis of Computable General Equilibrium Model Results. Economics Bulletin, 37(1). 

Vora, A. P., Jin, X., Hoshing, V., Saha, T., Shaver, G. M., Varigonda, S., Wasynczuk, O., & Tyner, W. E. (2017). Design-space exploration of series plug-in hybrid electric vehicles for medium-duty truck applications in a total cost-of-ownership framework. APPLIED ENERGY, 202, 662-672. 

Wang, H. H., & Gardner de Beville, P.G (2017). The Media Impact of Animal Disease on the US Meat Demand. Agribusiness An International Journal, 33, 493-504. 

Wang, H. H., Yu, H., & Li, B. (2017). Is dairy complex a solution to milk safety? A comparison of farmers’ perceived and realized food safety effects. INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 20(4), 605-613. 

Ward, P. S., & Shively, G. E. (2017). Disaster risk, social vulnerability, and economic development. DISASTERS, 41(2), 324-351. 

Weng, H.-Y., Yadav, S., Widmar, N. J. O., Croney, C. C., Ash, M. Y., & Cooper, M. Modelling the time at which overcrowding and feed interruption emerge on the swine premises under movement restrictions during a classical swine fever outbreak. Animal, 1-7. 

 Wiatt, R., & Marshall, M. I. (2017). FB-BRAG: A Family Business Functioning Assessment. Journal of Extension, 55(5). Widmar, N.J.O., Dominick, S.R., Ruple, A., & Tyner, W.E. (2017). The influence of health concerns on travel plans with focus on the Zika virus in 2016. Preventive Medicine Reports. 

Widmar, N. J. O., & Byrd, E. S. (2017). Outdoor Enthusiasts’ Perspectives on Livestock Animal Treatment. Interdisciplinary Business-Economics Advancement Journal. 

Widmar, N. J. Olynk, Dominick, S. R., Tyner, W. E., & Ruple, A. (2017). When is genetic modification socially acceptable? When used to advance human health through avenues other than food. PLOS ONE, 12(6). 

Wossen, T., Abdoulaye, T., Arega, A., Shiferaw, F., J., Ricker-Gilbert, Manyong, V., & Awotide, B. (2017). Productivity and Welfare Effects of Nigeria’s e-Voucher Based Input Subsidy Program. World Development, 97, 251-265. 

Xian, H., Colson, G., Karali, B., & Wetzstein, M. E. (2017). Do nonrenewable-energy prices affect renewable-energy volatility? The case of wood pellets. JOURNAL OF FOREST ECONOMICS, 28, 42-48. 

Yadav, S., Widmar, N. J. O., Lay, Jr., D. C., Croney, C. C., & Weng, H.-Y. Evaluation of Movement Restriction Zone Sizes in Controlling Classical Swine Fever Outbreaks. Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine 

Yadavalli, A., Florax, R., & Waldorf, B. S. (2017). More Money for Schools: Education Tax Referenda’s Rural-Urban Divide. Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy. 

Yeager, E. A., & Langemeier, M. R. (2017). Economic efficiency adjusted for risk preferences. APPLIED ECONOMICS, 49(16), 1627-1636. 

Zhang, Y., Rao, X., & Wang, H.H. (2017). Organization, technology and management innovations through acquisition in China’s pork value chains: The case of the Smithfield acquisition by Shuanghui. Food Policy. 

Zhao Yuan-feng, Chai Zhi-hui, Delgado, M. S., & Preckel, P. V. (2017). A test on adverse selection of farmers in crop insurance: Results from Inner Mongolia, China. Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 16(2), 478-485. 

Zheng, Q., & Wang, H. H. (2017). Market Power in the Chinese Wine Industry. AGRIBUSINESS, 33(1), 30-42. 

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