Research

Ag Policy and Risk Management

Economic and Policy Update, Volume 17, Issue 4
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. April, 2017.
Economic and Policy Update, Volume 17, Issue 3
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors, March 2017. March, 2017.
The Effects of the Margin Protection Program for Dairy Producers
Tyler Mark, Kenneth H. Burdine, Jerry Cessna, and Erik Dohlman. September, 2016.
Disaster Resilient Microfinance
Stewart McCulloch, Jerry Skees, Jason Hartell, Daniel Bierenbaum, Benjamin Collier, Simon Young. July, 2015.
Drought Insurance for Early Response: Executive Summary
Jerry Skees. May, 2015.
Will the New Dairy Margin Protection Program Reduce Risk for Dairies?
Tyler B. Mark and Kenneth Burdine. Southern Agricultural Economics Association: 2015 Annual Meeting; January 31-February 3, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia.
Coping with Drought by Adjusting Land Tenancy Contracts: A Model and Evidence from Rural Morocco
Yoko Kusunose, Travis J. Lybbert. World Development. 61; 114-126; September, 2014.
On the Efficient Management of Natural Disaster Risk Using Credit and Index Insurance
Benjamin Collier, Jerry R. Skees and Mario J. Miranda. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington.
Livestock Gross Margin–Dairy: An Assessment of Its Effectiveness as a Risk Management Tool and Its Potential to Induce Supply Expansion
Kenneth H. Burdine, Yoko Kusunose, Leigh J. Maynard, Donald P. Blayney, and Roberto Mosheim. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Volume 4; 245-256; May, 2014.
Oligopolistic Market Structure in the Japanese Pistachio Import Market
Mahdi Asgari and Sayed H. Saghaian. Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization. Volume 1; 87-99; September, 2013.
Economic Considerations for Growing Industrial Hemp: Implications for Kentucky’s Farmers and Agricultural Economy
Lynn Robbins, Will Snell, Greg Halich, Leigh Maynard, Carl Dillon and David Spalding. January, 2013.
Empirically Testing for the Location-Scale Condition: A Review of the Economic Literature
Michael Vassalos, Carl R. Dillon and Paul Childs. Journal of Risk Model Validation. 6,3; 51-66; October, 2012.
Increasing the Resilience of Financial Intermediaries through Portfolio-Level Insurance against Natural Disasters
Benjamin Collier and Jerry R. Skees. International Association of Agricultural Economists 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil.
The Impact of Precision Agriculture Techniques on Kentucky Grain Farmers' Carbon Footprint
Brown, Rachael M.; Dillon, Carl R.; Schieffer, Jack; Shockley, Jordan M.. Southern Agricultural Economics Association 2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama.
Active Labour Market Policy: Implications for Local Labour Markets and Regional Development
David Freshwater. Financial support provided by the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market Development Agreement. ; ; January, 2012.
Complexity and Obsolete Data Concepts: Canadian Farm Policy, and the Changing Structure of Agriculture
David Freshwater. January, 2012. AEC Staff 469
Risk Management and The Role of Off-­‐Farm Income
David Freshwater and Simon Jette-Nantel. January, 2011. AEC Staff 471
The Potential of Weather Index Insurance for Spurring a Green Revolution in Africa
Jerry R. Skees and Benjamin Collier. AGRA Policy Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, June 23–25, 2008.
El Niño–Southern Oscillation–based index insurance for floods: Statistical risk analyses and application to Peru
Abedalrazq F. Khalil, Hyun-Han Kwon, Upmanu Lall, Mario J. Miranda, and Jerry Skees. Water Resources Research. 43; ; October, 2007.
Expert Group Meeting Report: Innovative Finance for Sustainable Development
Nienke Beintema, William Masters, Annik Dollacker, Jerry Skees, Olivier Mahul, Hermanth Valvekar, Joanna Syroka, etc.. October, 2007.
The Economic Well-Being of Farmers As An On-going National Public Policy Issue
David Freshwater. August, 2007. AEC Staff 468
Challenges for Use of Index-based Weather Insurance in Lower Income Countries
Jerry R. Skees. 101st EAAE Seminar, Management of Climate Risks in Agriculture in Berlin, Germany, July 5–6, 2007.
Rural Development and the Declining Coherence of Rural Policy: An American and Canadian Perspective
David Freshwater. July, 2007. AEC Staff 467
Rural Development and the Declining Coherence of Rural Policy:
David Freshwater. June, 2007. AEC Staff 467
Measuring Farm Net Income To Better Achieve Policy Objectives
David Freshwater. February, 2007. AEC Staff 466
Index Insurance for Weather Risk in Lower-income Countries
Jerry Skees, Anne Goes and Celeste Sullivan. November, 2006.
Monetary Policy Impacts on U.S. Livestock-Oriented Agricultural Prices
S. Saghaian M. R. Reed and M. F. Hasan. Progress in Economics. 9; ; November, 2006.
Theoretical and Empirical Strategies for Managing Irrigation Supplies Risk: the Case of Rio Mayo Irrigation District in Sonora, Mexico
Akssell Leiva. November, 2006. Dissertation
Is Area Yield Insurance Competitive with Farm Yield Insurance?
Barry J. Barnett, J. Roy Black, Yingyao Hu and Jerry R. Skees. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Volume 3; 285-301; August, 2005.
Canadian Support for Agriculture: The Evolution of Income Stabilization as a Basis for Policy
David Freshwater and Douglas Hedley. February, 2005. AEC Staff 453
Assessment of the Risk Management Potential of a Rainfall Based Insurance Index and Rainfall Options in Andhra Pradesh, India
Venkat N. Veeramani, Leigh J. Maynard and Jerry R. Skees. American Agricultural Economics Association 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada.
Applying Multifunctionality To U.S. Farm Policy
David Freshwater. November, 2002. AEC Staff 437
Investigating the Relationship Between Yield Risk and Agri-Environmental Indicators
Nathan J. Clark. November, 2002. Thesis
Delusions of Grandeur: The Search for a Vibrant Rural America
David Freshwater. April, 2001. TVA Staff 01-07
Clusters in Rural Areas: Auto Supply Chains in Tennessee and Houseboat Manufacturers in Kentucky
Stuart A. Rosenfeld, David L. Barkley, Yu Bai, and Jae Espey. August, 2000. TVA Staff 00-11
The Evolution of Rural Policy and Agricultural Policy in North America
David Freshwater. June, 2000.
A Quasi-Experimental Analysis of the Effectiveness of Credit Pooling for Infrastructure Financing on Economic Growth in Rural Southern Counties
Mona Ray and James Hite. May, 2000. TVA Staff TVA 00-07
Community Opinions on Economic Development in the Rural South
Thomas W. Ilvento. March, 2000. TVA Staff 00-04
Rural America at the Turn of the Century
David Freshwater. November, 1999. TVA Staff 99-12
Agricultural Risk Management or Income Enhancement?
Jerry R. Skees. Regulation, The CATO Review of Business and Government. 22:No. 1; 35-43; November, 1999.
The Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) and other official production identificaiton standards
Céline Albert. September, 1998.TVA 98-06
Testing for the Effects of Federal Economic Development Agencies
David Freshwater, Timothy Wojan, Dayuan Hu and Stephan Goetz. April, 1997. TVA Staff 97-02
Economic Analysis of the Impact of Paratuberculosis on the Kentucky Cattle Industry
A. Lee Meyer and Harry H. Hall. April, 1994. AEC Staff 343
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