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Gerald E Shively

International Programs In Agriculture 

  • Assoc Dean/Director International Progams in Agriculture
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Jerry is Associate Dean and Director of International Programs in Agriculture at Purdue University. He is also Professor of Agricultural Economics and Faculty Fellow for Global Affairs in Purdue’s Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. He has served on the Purdue faculty since 1996 and has more than 20 years of research experience working in the areas of agricultural development, food security and natural resource management worldwide. He has published more than 200 scholarly works and has received numerous teaching and research awards. He is a Fellow of both the International Association of Agricultural Economists and the African Association of Agricultural Economists. He received his PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996.

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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