AgEcon Department Publications


updated monthly

Biedny, Christina, Trey Malone, and Jayson L. Lusk. “Exploring Polarization in US Food Policy Opinions.” Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, in press (2020).

Bir, Courtney, Michael S. Delgado, and Nicole Olynk Widmar. “U.S. Consumer Demand for Traditional and Greek Yogurt Attributes, Including Livestock Management Attributes.” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, (2020).

Birgit Müller​, Falk Hoffmann​, Thomas Heckelei​, Christoph Müller​, Thomas W. Hertel​, J. Gareth Polhill​, Mark van Wijk​, Thom Achterbosch​, Peter Alexander​, Calum Brown​, David Kreuer​, Frank Ewert​, Jiaqi Ge​, James D.A. Millington​, Ralf Seppelt, Peter H. Verburg, and Heidi Webber​. “Modelling Food Security: Bridging the Gap between the Micro and the Macro Scale.” Global Environmental Change (2020). 

Chacon-Hurtado, Davis, Indraneel Kumar, Konstantina Gkritza, Jon D. Fricker and Lionel J. Beaulieu. “The role of transportation accessibility in regional economic resilience.” Journal of Transport Geography, 84, 102695 (2020).

Dobis, Elizabeth, Lionel J. Beaulieu and Indraneel Kumar.  “The study of poverty in places: Scope, scale and space.” Chapter 2 in Rhonda Phillips, Eric Trevan and Patsy Krueger (eds.), Research Handbook on Community Development. United Kingdom: Edward Edgar Publishing, Ltd. (2020)

Donovan, Natalie, Kenneth A. Foster, and Carlos Alberto Parra Salinas. " Quality Management and the Economics of Green Coffee Hermetic Storage." International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, 8, 1 (2020).

Duncan, Natasha, Jacques Poot, and Brigitte Waldorf.  2020. “Modeling the Dynamics of Circular Migration.”  In: Population Change and Impacts in Asia and the Pacific. Edited by Jacques Poot and Matthew Roskruge, pp. 183-200. Springer Verlag,

Emre Gençer, Gary R. Burniske, Otto C. Doering III, Wallace E. Tyner, Rakesh Agrawal, W. Nicholas Delgass, Gebisa Ejeta, Maureen C. McCann, and Nicholas C. Carpita. "Sustainable production of ammonia fertilizers from biomass" Biofules, Bioproducts & Biorefining (2020). 
*This article was dedicated to the memory of Wally Tyner by his colleagues at Purdue.

Hao, Na, H. Holly. Wang, and Qiran Zhou. “The Impact of Online Grocery Shopping on Stockpile Behavior in Covid-19.” China Agricultural Economic Review, accepted (2020)

Hertel, Thomas W., Uris L. C. Baldos and Keith O. Fuglie. “Trade in Technology: A Potential Solution to the Food Security Challenges of the 21st Century”, European Economic Review, 127 (2020).

Hughes, Megan N. and Michael R. Langemeier. “An Analysis of the Economic Effects of Cover Crop Use on Farm Net Returns per Acre in Central Indiana.” Sustainability, 12, 5104 (2020). 

Kumar, Indraneel, Lionel J. Beaulieu, Andrey Zhalnin and Chun Song. “Occupational competitiveness analysis of the U.S. transportation and logistics cluster.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (2020).

Lopez-Barrera, Emiliano and Thomas W. Hertel, (2020) “Global food waste across the income spectrum: Implications for food prices, production and resource use.” Food Policy.

Ma, Meilin and Heng Zhu. "Efficiency of Decisions under Membership Heterogeneity and Government Regulations: Insights from Farmer Cooperatives in China.
Economic Development & Cultural Change, (2020).

Navarre, Christine, Angela Daniels, Michael O. Johnston, Clay Mathis, Tye Perrett, Dan Posey, Alejandro Ramirez, Anjel Stough-Hunter, Carie Telgen, David Welch, and Nicole Olynk Widmar. “Impact of Recruitment and Retention of Food Animal Veterinarians on the U.S. Food Supply.” Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), Issue Paper 67 (April 2020).

Neill, Clinton, Rodney B. Holcomb, and Jayson L. Lusk.  “Estimating Potential Beggar-thy-Neighbor Effects of State Labeling Programs.”  Agribusiness: An International Journal. 36, 1 (2020): 3-19.

Neuhofer, Zachary, Brandon R. McFadden, Alicia Rihn, Xuan Wei, Hayk Khachatryan, and Lisa House. “Can the updated nutrition facts label decrease sugar-sweetened beverage consumption?.” Economics and Human Biology, 37 (2020).

Olynk-Widmar, Nicole, Courtney Bir, McKenna Clifford, and Natalya Slipchenko. “Social media sentimentas an additional performance measure? Examples from iconic theme park destinations.” Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 56, 102157 (2020).

Olynk Widmar, Nicole, Courtney Bir, Natalya Slipchenko, Christopher Wolf, Charlotte Hansen, and Frederic Ouedraogo. “Online procurement of pet supplies and willingness to pay for veterinary telemedicine.” Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 181, 10507 (2020).

Omiat, George, and Gerald Shively. “Rainfall and child weight in Uganda.” Economics & Human Biology 38, 100877 (2020).

Ortez, Mario, Courtney Bir, Nicole Olynk Widmar, and Christopher A. Wolf. “Perceptions of Prominent Animal Welfare and Veterinary Care Organizations in the United States.” Animals, 10, 3 (2020): 472.

Richards, Peter, Farzad Taheripour, Eugenio Arima, and Wallace E. Tyner. “Tariffs on American Soybeans and Their Impact on Land Use Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in South America.” Choices 35, Quarter 2 (2020).  Available online:

Reeling, Carson, Richard D. Horan, and Cloé Garnache. "When the Levee Breaks: Can Multi‐Pollutant Markets Break the Dam on Point–Nonpoint Market Participation?."
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2020.

Staples, Aaron, Carson Reeling, Nicole Olynk Widmar, and Jayson L. Lusk. ”Consumer willingness to pay for sustainability attributes in beer: A choice experiment using eco‐labels.“ Agribusiness (2020).

Sun, Shanxia, Brayam Valqui Ordonez, Mort D. Webster, Jing Liu, Christopher J. Kucharik, and Thomas W. Hertel. “Fine-scale Analysis of the Energy-Land-Water Nexus: Water Quality Implications of Biomass Co-Firing in the Midwestern U.S..” Environmental Science and Technology, 2020.

Taheripour, Farzad and Wallace E. Tyner. "US biofuel production and policy: implications for land use changes in Malaysia and Indonesia." Biotechnology for Biofuels, 13, 11 (2020).

Wiatt, Renee and Maria I. Marshall. (2020). “Defining your Dreams”. Vegetable Crops Hotline, 669. Available at:

Wiatt, Renee and Maria I. Marshall. “Love of Work or Love and Work? Workaholism among Small Business Owners”. Selected Paper Presented at: 2020 Small Business Institute Conference, February 2020. Conference Proceedings, 105-120. Available at:

Wiatt, Renee (2020). “Why Advisors Need to Meet EVERYONE in the Family”. Indiana Nursery & Landscape News, January/February 2020, 16-17. Available at:

Wilson, Lacey and Jayson L. Lusk. “Consumer willingness to pay for redundant food labels.” Food Policy, 101938 (2020).

Yang, Ruoye., Kellie Curry Raper, and Jayson L. Lusk. "Impact of Hormone Use Perceptions on Consumer Meat Preferences."  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics.  45, 1 (2020):107-123.

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