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Michael S Delgado

Agricultural Economics 

  • Assistant Professor of Ag Economics
KRAN Room 635

Michael Delgado received his Ph.D. in economics from Binghamton University. His research focuses on application of semiparametric and nonparametric econometrics to environmental and developmental issues. Some recent research has focused on econometric analyses of pollution prevention programs, private provision of environmental public goods, and the effects of education and foreign investment on economic development in developing countries.

Awards & Honors

(2015) Best Article of the Year. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review.

(2013) International Travel Grant. Purdue College of Agriculture.

(2015) International Travel Grant. Purdue College of Agriculture.

(2014) Faculty Advisor of Best Master's Thesis. Purdue Agricultural Economics.

Selected Publications

Delgado, M., Harriger, J., & Khanna, N. (2015). The Value of Environmental Status Signaling. Ecological Economics, 111(1), 1-11.

Delgado, M., McCloud, N., & Kumbhakar, S. (2014). A Generalized Empirical Model of Corruption, Foreign Direct Investment and Growth. Journal of Macroeconomics, 42(1), 298-316.

Delgado, M., & Parmeter, C. (2014). A Simple Estimator for Partial Linear Regression with Endogenous Nonparametric Variables. Economics Letters, 124(1), 100-103.

Delgado, M., Henderson, D., & Parmeter, C. (2014). Does Education Matter for Economic Growth? Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 76(3), 334-359.

Wang, H., Wang, Y., & Delgado, M. (2014). The Transition to Modern Agriculture: Contract Farming in Developing Countries. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 96(5), 1257-1271.

Delgado, M., & Parmeter, C. (2013). Embarrassingly Easy Embarrassingly Parallel Processing in R. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 28(7), 1224-1230.