Research

Mar 31, 2020

Has Technology Increased Agricultural Yield Risk? Evidence From the Crop Insurance Biotech Endorsement

Goodwin and Piggott explore the relationship between technological advances in corn production and the yield risk associated with those advances.

Mar 17, 2020

Poultry Ownership and Child Diarrhea: a Partnership to Assess and Reduce Disease Impact

While raising poultry provides income and nutrition, there is also risk of illness when kept in near proximity to young children.

Mar 12, 2020

Irrigation, or Lack Thereof, on an American Indian Reservation

Improving access to capital, so American Indian farmers can invest in irrigation systems on tribal trust land, is key to improving lagging agricultural development on reservations in the American West.

Feb 28, 2020

Does Gender Affect Risk Aversion & Moral Hazard in Healthcare Behavior?

Americans spent 3.5 trillion dollars on health insurance in 2017 and the amount is growing yearly. Understanding consumer behavior is an important area of research in a time when national attention is being focused on the healthcare industry.

Feb 6, 2020

The End Of Earth Fare And Why Organic Went Industrial

WUNC asked Kathryn Boys to explain how national consolidation affects organic food production and retail.

Jan 31, 2020

Have Economics Expertise, Will Travel: von Haefen Presents Research in China

In November and December 2019, ARE Associate Professor Roger von Haefen traveled to China to present his research on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, climate change, and outdoor recreation.

Jan 14, 2020

Do State-Owned Enterprises Benefit More from China’s Cereal Grain Tariff-Rate Quota Regime?

Although the WTO dispute settlement body calls on China to correct its TRQ administration methods for cereal grain imports before December 31, 2019, some studies suggest that powerful states, such as China and the United States, may refuse to comply and simply live with the potential retaliation.

Jan 14, 2020

Testing for Pre-Committed Quantities of Australian Meat Demand

Results support improved demand modelling of Australian meat consumption and provide insights into how Australian meat demand is affected by price, expenditures, pre-committed consumption, seasonality, and trends.

Jan 13, 2020

2019 CEnREP Milestones

This past year saw CEnREP affiliates making strides in economics research, receiving grants to further their work, and traveling around the globe to present their findings. What else did CEnREP affiliates accomplish in 2019? Read more to find out.

Jan 9, 2020

How Did Politics Motivate Last Year’s Enormous Farm Subsidies?

President Trump's approximately $28 billion trade war bailout to farmers nationwide last year was more than twice the final cost of the auto industry bailout in 2008, which was about $10.2 billion.