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Holly Wang

Agricultural Economics 

  • Professor of Agricultural Economics
765.494.4245
Krannert Room 754F

 

Dr. Holly Wang’s research has been focused on food safety and marketing, agricultural risks, derivative markets, and crop insurance for domestic and international issues. Dr. Wang has advised over ten Ph.D students whom are now faculty members in major US and international research universities, and economists in the finance industry. She has taught Ph.D level courses in supply and demand systems, decision analysis, and marketing; Master level courses in econometrics and agribusiness marketing; as well as undergraduate courses in corporative finance and Chinese economy. She is coordinating the Professional Master Degree program in International Agribusiness in the department, mentoring students from multiple countries.


Dr. Wang has established herself as a known scholar in agricultural economic issues especially about China. She travels to China frequently and has developed a broad professional network. Dr. Wang serves as an Executive Board Director of Agricultural and Applied Economics Association(www.aaea.org) (www.aaea.org). She also served as past President of Chinese Economists Society (www.china-ces.org) in 2009, a US based organization focusing on the research of Chinese economic issues, and founding Chair for China Section of Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (www.aaea.org/membership/sections/china/) in 2010.

Awards & Honors

(2016) Quality of Communication Award. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

(2015) Outstanding Paper Award in 2014. Emerald Literati Network.

Selected Publications

Ortega, D., Brown, C., Waldron, S., & Wang, H. (2014). Agricultural Marketing and Food Safety in China: A Utility Perspective. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, 4(1), 23-31.

Ortega, D., Wang, H., & Olynk Widmar, N. (2014). Aquaculture Imports from Asia: An Analysis of U.S. Consumer Demand for Select Food Quality Attributes. Agricultural Economics (SSCI), 45(5), 625-634.

Ortega, D., Wang, H., Olynk Widmar, N., & Wu, L. (2014). Chinese Producer Behavior: Aquaculture Farmers in Southern China. China Economic Review (SSCI), 28(14-Mar), 17-24.

Ortega, D., Wang, H., & Olynk Widmar, N. (in press). Effects of Media headlines on Consumer Preferences for Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Attributes. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (SCI, SSCI).

Zheng, Q., Wang, H., & Shi, Q. (2014). Estimating Bivariate Yield Distributions and Crop Insurance Premiums Using Nonparametric Methods. Applied Economics (SSCI), 46(18), 2108-2118.

Wang, H., Wang, Y., & Delgado, M. (2014). The Transition to Modern Agriculture: Contract Farming in Developing Countries. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (SCI, SSCI), 96(4), 1257-1271.

Ortega, D., Wang, H., & Olynk Widmar, N. (2014). Welfare and Market Impacts of Food Safety Measures in China: Results from Urban Consumersäó» Valuation of Product Attributes. Journal of Integrative Agriculture (SCI), 13(6), 1404-1411.

Ortega, D., Brown, C., Waldron, S., & Wang, H. (in press). Agricultural Marketing and Food Safety in China: A Utility Perspective. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies.

Ortega, D., Brown, C., Waldron, S., & Wang, H. (2013). Agricultural Marketing and Food Safety in China: A Utility Perspective. Proceedings of 2013 CAER-IFPRI Annual International Annual Conference on: Institutional Innovation and Rural Development. Part I, 419-428.

Wang, H. (2013). Agricultural Risks and Risk Management in the Current Context of Chinese Economy. Agricultural Finance Review, 78(2), 245-254.

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