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Robert Thompson

Graduate Research Asst

Nelson Hall 4221E

Robert Thompson is a PhD student in Agriculture and Resource Economics at NC State University. Robert completed his Bachelor’s degree at NC State in 2016, where he majored in Agribusiness Management. After his undergraduate studies, he attended Mississippi State University where he received a Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics. Robert’s general research interests lie in agricultural economics which stem from his experience growing up on a farm in eastern North Carolina. Robert has special interests in commodity markets, and his work includes research into the determinants of corn prices in North Carolina and research about the relationship between prices and yields for field crops.