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Gerald E Shively

International Programs In Agriculture 

  • Assoc Dean/Director International Progams in Agriculture
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Professor Shively conducts nationally and internationally recognized research on agricultural development and the environment. His research focuses on the links among poverty, land and labor use, and natural resource management in developing regions of the world. His interests also include the environmental and distributional implications of sectoral and macroeconomic policies, and dynamic household models incorporating risk. Prof. Shively's international experience includes research in numerous African and Asian countries.

Prof. Shively has been designated a University Faculty Scholar and is the 2007 recipient of Purdue’s Agricultural Research Award. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Agricultural Economics, the flagship journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists and serves on the Editorial Policy Boards of the journals Land Economics and Environment and Development Economics.

Awards & Honors

(2016) Fellow. African Association of Agricultural Economists.

(2018) Book of Great Teachers. Purdue University.

(2016) Faculty Fellow. Purdue Policy Research Institute.

(2012) University Faculty Scholar. Purdue University.

(2018) Honorary Life Member (Fellow). International Association of Agricultural Economists.

(2018) Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

(2011) Purdue University Faculty Scholar. Purdue University.

(2009) Purdue University Faculty Scholar. Purdue University.

(2010) University Faculty Scholar. Purdue University.

(2008) Purdue University Faculty Scholar. Purdue University.

Selected Publications

Shively, G. E., & Thapa, G. (2017). Road and Market Access, and Household Food Security in Nepal. World Food Programme, 115.

Thapa, G., & Shively, G. E. (2017). Child nutrition and local food prices in Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Economics. Retrieved from http://naes.org.np/publications.php?id=1

Omiat, G. W., & 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. doi:0.18697/ajfand.77.16340

Omotilewa, O., Ricker-Gilbert, J., Ainembabazi, J. H., & Shively, G. E. (2018). Does improved storage technology promote modern input use and food security? Evidence from a randomized trial in Uganda. Journal of Development Economics, 135, 176-198.

Shively, G. E., & Thapa, G. (2017). Markets, transportation infrastructure and food prices in Nepal. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 99(3), 660-682. doi:10.1093/ajae/aaw086

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, USA, 114(5), 903-908. doi:10.1073/pnas.1524482114

Mulmi, P., Block, S., Shively, G. E., & Masters, W. A. (2016). Climatic conditions and child height: Sex-specific vulnerability and the protective effects of sanitation and food markets in Nepal. Economics and Human Biology, 23, 63-75.

Ward, P., & Shively, G. E. (2016). Disaster Risk, Social Vulnerability and Economic Development. Disasters. doi:10.1111/disa.12199

Debela, B. L., Shively, G. E., & Holden, S. T. (2015). Does Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program Improve Child Nutrition? Food Security, 7(6), 1273–1289.

Ward, P. S., & Shively, G. E. (2015). Migration and Land Rental as Responses to Income Shocks in Rural China. Pacific Economic Review, 20(4), 511–543.

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