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Benjamin M Gramig

Agricultural Economics 

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in Ag Econ
Krannert Room 630

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Ben Gramig’s teaching and research activities are focused primarily on environmental and natural resource economics. He has a strong interest in the interface between agriculture and the environment, and his work is motivated by public policy and the role of human activity in environmental change.

Ben has previously worked in a consulting setting as part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers, and gained experience working with extension agents, commodity groups, farmers, environmental organizations, government agencies that oversee agri-environmental programs and elected officials while working in the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy in Kentucky.

Awards & Honors

(2015) Partnership Award for Mission Integration. USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture.

(2015) TEAM Award. College of Agriculture, Purdue University.

Selected Publications

Horowitz, A., Moomaw, W., Liptzin, D., Gramig, B. M., Reeling, C. J., Meyer, J., & Hurley, K. (in press). A multiple metrics approach to prioritizing strategies for measuring and managing reactive nitrogen in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Environmental Research Letters.

Andrews, A., Clawson, R., Gramig, B. M., & Raymond, L. (in press). Finding the Right Value: Framing Effects on Domain Experts. Political Psychology.

Gramig, B. M., Massey, R., & Yun, S. D. (in press). Nitrogen Application Decision-making under Climate Risk in the U.S. Corn Belt. Climate Risk Management.

Gramig, B. M., Sajeev, E. M., Tyner, W. E., Ji, T., Brouder, S., Volenec, J., & Smith, D. R. (2015). Economic and Environmental Performance of Three Cellulosic Bioenergy Pathways: A field-to-wheels analysis. Manuscript in preparation.

Prokopy, L. S., Hart, C. E., Massey, R., Widhalm, M., Klink, J., Andresen, J., . . . Todey, D. (n.d.). Using a team survey to improve team communication for enhanced delivery of agro-climate decision support tools. Agricultural Systems, 138, 31-37.

Gramig, B. M. (2014). Economics and the Challenge of Global Warming, by Charles S. Pearson (6). Journal of Natural Resource Policy Research. Retrieved from dx.doi.org/10.1080/19390459.2014.929245

Gramig, B. M., & Widmar, N. J. (2014). Estimating Farmers' Willingness to Change Tillage Practices to Supply Carbon Emissions Offsets. Manuscript in preparation.

Ji, T., Gramig, B. M., Tyner, W. E., & Volenec, J. J. (2014). Farm to Fuel Cost Analysis of the Biofuels Supply Chain for Four Cellulosic Feedstocks. Manuscript in preparation.

Reimer, A., Gramig, B., & Prokopy, L. (2013). Farmers and conservation programs: Explaining differences in Environmental Quality Incentives Program applications between states. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 68(2), 110-119.

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