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Paul V Preckel

Agricultural Economics 

  • Faculty Dir SUFG/Professor of Ag Econ
765.494.4240
Krannert Room 589

Professor Preckel researches and teaches in the areas of decision analysis and mathematical modeling. He has had extensive experience in developing applications and methods over a wide range of subject matter areas. His current areas of interest are focused on: energy modeling, assessment of the effects of policy across an economy's income spectrum, supply chain management, modeling imperfectly competitive markets, and methods and applications for optimization and numerical integration. He became the Faculty Director of Indiana’s State Utility Forecasting Group in February 2007.

 

Professor Preckel's recent publications include: “Information Visibility and Its Impact in a Supply Chain,” Operations Research Letters, 44(2016):74-79; “An Empirical Analysis of the Effect of Crop Insurance on Farmers’ Income: Results from Inner Mongolia in China,” China Agricultural Economics Review, (in press, 2016); “Demand for Improved Fish Feed in the Presence of a Subsidy: A Double-Hurdle Application in Kenya,” Agricultural Economics, (in press 2016); “An Assessment of Alternative Carbon Mitigation Policies for Achieving the Emission Reduction of the Clean Power Plan: Case Study for the State of Indiana,” Energy Policy, 9(2016):661-672. He has served as a consultant to Control Analysis Corporation, Electric Power Research Institute, Hudson Institute, Land O’ Lakes, U.S. Agency for International Development, University of Delaware, the World Bank, Chemonics International and USAID.

Awards & Honors

(1977) Stanford Graduate Engineering Fellowship.

(1986) Best Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University.

(1987) Edwin G. Nourse Award. American Institute of Cooperation.

(1993) Best Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University.

(1998) Best Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University.

(1998) Best M.S. Dissertation. the American Agricultural Economics Association.

(2000) Award for Best Ph.D. Dissertation. the American Agricultural Economics Association.

(1999) Best Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University.

(2001) Neville Clarke Award for Outstanding Teamwork. Purdue University.

(2007) Seeds for Success Award. Purdue University.

Selected Publications

Nderitu, D., Gotham, D., Mize, D., Philips, T., Preckel, P. V., Velastegui, M., . . . Lu, L. (2015). 2015 Indiana Renewable Energy Resources Study. State Utility Forecasting Group, 136.

Nderitu, D., Gotham, D., Mize, D., Philips, T., Preckel, P., Velastegui, M., . . . Young, J. (2014). 2014 Indiana Renewable Energy Resources Study. 142. Retrieved from http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/energy/assets/pdfs/SUFG/publications/2014%20SUFG%20renewable%20resources%20report.pdf

Nderitu, D., Preckel, P., Gotham, D., Dobis, E., & Duncan, M. (2014). Assessment of the National Prospects for Electricity Generation from Biomass. 20. Retrieved from http://"Assessment of the National Prospects for Electricity Generation from Biomass"

Coulibaly, J., Sanders, J., & Preckel, P. (in press). Will cotton make a comeback in West Africa-Mali. Agricultural Economics.

Davis, C., Gotham, D., Preckel, P., & Liu, A. (2013). Determining the Impact of Wind on System Costs via the Temporal Patterns of Load and Wind Generation. Energy Policy, 60(Sept.), 122-131. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421513003169

Yigezu, Y., Alexander, C., Preckel, P., Maier, D., Mason, L., Woloshuk, C., . . . Moog, D. (2013). Integrated Joint Pest Management Strategies in the Presence of Control Spillovers. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2013, 21-Jan. Retrieved from http://erae.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/01/11/erae.jbs044.full

Preckel, P., Ruangpattana, S., Gotham, D., Murhuraman, K., Velastegui, M., Morin, T., & Uhan, N. (2012). Diversification of Fuel Costs Accounting for Load Variation. Energy Policy, 42, 400-408.

Wu, J., Iyer, A., & Preckel, P. (2012). Information Sharing across Multiple Buyers in a Supply Chain. Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, 29(1), 22-Jan.

Preckel, P., Yigezu, Y., Alexander, C., Mason, L., Maier, D., Woloshuk, C., . . . Moog, D. (in press). Integrated Joint Pest Management Strategies in the Presence of Control Spillovers. European Review of Agricultural Economics.

Sparrow, F., Preckel, P., Gotham, D., Bowen, B., & Yu, Z. (2012). Regional Energy Markets and the Cost of Natural Flow Dam Operation. Energy Systems, 2, 325-357.

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