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Graduate Students in Economics of Agriculture

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Current Dissertators

Cornelia Ilin

Daniel Mooney


Recent Graduates

Marin Bozic. Three Essays in Commodity Futures and Options Price Performance. Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota-St. Paul.

Andrea Bentancor. Three Essays on Farmer Business Strategies. Lecturer, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Santiago, Chile, and Head of Research, Comunidad Mujer.

Joseph Burke. Induced Product Innovation: Imports of Milk Protein Concentrate and the U.S. Dairy Industry. Assistant Professor, Ave Maria University.

Xiaowei Cai. Essays on the Dynamics of International Cartels. Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Gustavo de los Campos (joint degree with Animal Sciences). Semi-Parametric Methods with Applications to Quantitative Genetics and Production Economics. Assistant Professor, Biostatistics Department, University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Rebecca Cleary. Supermarket and Consumer Responses to Superstore Expansion. Research Associate, Analysis Group, Inc.

Ying Du. Strategic Pricing Analysis in a Vertical Sector. Assistant Professor, Shandong University, China.

Vardges Hovhannisyan Economics, Consumer demand analysis, Industrial Organization.   Post-doc, University of Minnesota.

Ming-Feng Hsieh Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Applied Econometrics.  Assistant Professor, National Taiwan University.

Hua Lin. Risk Premiums and the Pricing of Agricultural Commodities: An Application on Speculation and Storage of U.S. Soybeans. Senior Actuarial Consultant, Deloitte Consulting, LLP, Chicago.

Xingliang Ma Agricultural Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics.  Post-doc, International Food Policy Research Institute.

Aashish Mehta. Investment, Dynamics and Development: Three Essays. Assistant Professor, Global & International Studies Program, University of California-Santa Barbara.

Sunung Moon. A Study on Agricultural Technology Innovation and Adoption. Research Fellow, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade.

Hwanil Park. Dynamic Risk Management Strategies for an Ethanol Producer with Impacts of Ethanol Production on the U.S. Corn Prices. Research Fellow, Samsung Economic Research Institute.

Tingjun Peng. A Study of Imperfect Competition of the Asian Dairy Markets: The Impacts of Doha Round Agricultural Negotiations and Further Trade Liberalization. Associate Director, Department of Planning, Ministry of Agriculture, China.

Chris Taylor.  Essays on Spatial Competition in Milk Procurement Markets with Cooperative Handlers, University of Mount Olive.


Pilar Useche. Essays on the Adoption of Innovations. Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville.

Shinn-Shyr Wang. Strategic Behavior under Asset Value Maximization: An Empirical Assessment of the U.S. Retail Margarine and Butter Markets. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, National Chengchi University, Taiwan. (AAEA Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award).

Wenhui Zhang.  Product Differentiation Choices and Biotechnology Adoption: The U.S. Corn Seed Market. Economist, Digonex, Inc.

Last updated on Thu, Jul 21, 2016 4:30pm