Research

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.

Dec 19, 2019

New Publication: Valuing Buyer and Contract Characteristics

Findings from this study can benefit researchers and Cooperative Extension personnel who help to inform market development strategies for small scale specialty crop farmers.

Nov 25, 2019

Why Sweden Can Handle Its Spending Better Than America

Thomas Grennes asks: "Would a Swedish-style fiscal reform be useful for the United States?"

Nov 25, 2019

New Book: The Economics of Integrated Pest Management of Insects

Chapter contributions come from Rod Rejesus, Zachary Brown and Mike Jones, and Dominc Reisig from Entomology.

Nov 14, 2019

Are Greater Cattle and Grains Production the Solution to the Coming Worldwide Hunger Catastrophe?

Is “more food” the answer? This study uses World Bank data and path/structural equation modeling to determine the veracity of this position versus another.

Nov 11, 2019

New Research to Examine Economic Impacts of NC Commercial Fisheries

Sara Sutherland and Eric Edwards will join the interdisciplinary study of the effects of commercial fisheries on state and local economies.

Oct 31, 2019

Goodwin Analyzes the ‘Moral Hazard’ of US Crop Insurance

Read Barry Goodwin's latest insight into the efficacy of the US Crop Insurance Program.