Publications by FAPRI-MU Staff

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2018

February 21, 2018

Modeling and Extrapolating Wheat Producer Support Using Income and Other Factors

Authors: Jing Zhao, J. Isaac Miller, & Wyatt Thompson. (2018, Forthcoming). Journal of Agricultural Economics.


February 21, 2018

Handbook on International Food and Agricultural Policies

Authors: William H. Meyers & Thomas Johnson, Eds. (2017). Washington, DC: World Scientific Press.


2017

December 15, 2017

The Causes of Two-way U.S.–Brazil Ethanol Trade and the Consequences for Greenhouse Gas Emission

Authors: Deepayan Debnath, Jarrett Whistance, and Wyatt Thompson. Energy, 141, 2045-2053. Available online (subscription required): http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360544217318972.


December 01, 2017

The US Biofuel Mandate as a Substitute for Carbon Cap-and-Trade

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, Robert Johansson, Seth Meyer, & Jarrett Whistance. 2018. “The US biofuel mandate as a substitute for carbon cap-and-trade.” Energy Policy, 113, 368-375. Available online (subscription required): https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421517307152.


April 24, 2017

Four Indicators that Explain World Grain and Oilseed Market Developments

Authors: Patrick Westhoff & Wyatt Thompson. Agribusiness: An International Journal, 33(2), 274-278. Available online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/agr.21502/full


February 10, 2017

Complement or Substitute: Ethanol’s Uncertain Relationship with Gasoline Under Alternative Petroleum Price and Policy Scenarios

Authors: Deepayan Debnath, Jarrett Whistance, Wyatt Thompson, and Julian Binfield. Applied Energy, 191, 385-397 (2017).


January 24, 2017

A Cost of Tractability? Estimating Climate Change Impacts Using a Single Crop Market Understates Impacts on Market Conditions and Variability

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, Scott Gerlt, J. Elliott Campbell, Lara M. Kueppers, Yaqiong Lu, and Mark A. Snyder.  (2017). Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy, 39(2), 346-362


2016

November 06, 2016

Interactions between California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard and the National Renewable Fuel Standard

Jarrett Whistance, Wyatt Thompson, & Seth Meyer. (2016). “Interactions between California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard and the National Renewable Fuel Standard.” Energy Policy, 101, 447-455. Available at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516305936 (subscribers only).


March 10, 2016

Effect of the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP) on Cotton Markets of Turkey and the World

Authors: Deepayan Debnath, Wyatt Thompson, Michael Helmar, and Turgut Orman. Journal of Cotton Science, 20(1), 46-55. Available at http://www.cotton.org/journal/2016-20/1/.


March 01, 2016

The Tunisia Wheat Market in the Context of World Price Volatility: A Stochastic Partial Equilibrium Approach

Authors: Abderraouf Laajimi, Kateryna Schroeder, William Meyers, and Julian Binfield. Journal of Food Products Marketing, February 2016.


March 01, 2016

A Meta-Analysis of Food Demand Elasticities for China

Danhong Chen, David Abler, De Zhou, Xiaohua Yu, & Wyatt Thompson. (2016). “A Meta-Analysis of Food Demand Elasticities for China. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 38(1), 30-49. Available at https://academic.oup.com/aepp/article/38/1/50/2194498 (subscribers only; prepublished March 2015).


February 23, 2016

Biofuel-Related Price Transmission Using Renewable Identification Number Prices to Signal Mandate Regime

Authors: Jarrett Whistance, David Ripplinger, and Wyatt Thompson. Energy Economics, 55(March), 19-29, February 2016 (doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2015.12.026). Available at http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1SaY5W3fcVY33.


January 20, 2016

The Status and Challenges of Food Security in Europe and Central Asia

Authors: Kateryna G. Schroeder and William H. Meyers. In Food Security in a Food Abundant World (Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Volume 16) (A. Schmitz , P.L. Kennedy, and T.G. Schmitz, Eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 85 – 103 (January 2016).


2015

December 23, 2015

Bioenergy Supply and Environmental Impacts on Cropland: Insights from Multi-market Forecasts in a Great Lakes Subregional Bioeconomic Model

Authors: Aklesso Egbendewe-Mondzozo, Scott M. Swinton, Shujiang Kang, Wilfred M. Post, Julian Binfield, Wyatt Thompson. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 37(4), 602-618. (December 2015).


October 22, 2015

Price Stabilization and Impacts of Trade Liberalization in the Southeast Asian Rice Market

Authors: Hoa K. Hoang & William H. Meyers. (2015, October 22). Food Policy, 57,  26-39.


October 21, 2015

Farm Program Elections, Budget Costs and the WTO

Authors: Patrick Westhoff, Scott Gerlt, and Joseph Glauber. Choices, 30(3): 1-6. Available at http://www.choicesmagazine.org/choices-magazine/submitted-articles/farm-program-elections-budget-costs-and-the-wto.


October 14, 2015

Agricultural Economy Update

Author: Pat Westhoff. Presentation at the National Agricultural Credit Committee Meeting hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, October 14, 2015.


October 06, 2015

Farm Income and Crop Net Revenues

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Presentation at “Crop Insurance and the 2014 Farm Bill: Reports and Analyses from the Field” AAEA Symposium, Louisville, KY, October 6, 2015.


September 25, 2015

The Market Outlook: If You Can’t Say Anything Good…

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Presentation to the Missouri Marketing Group, Columbia, MO (September 25, 2015).


September 16, 2015

The Market Outlook: Any Relief in Sight?

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Webinar for the University of Arkansas Extension (September 16, 2015).


August 12, 2015

Food Aid: Some Background Statistics and Analysis

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Presentation at the International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE), Milan, Italy (August 8-14, 2015).


August 11, 2015

Food Demand in Vietnam: Structural Changes and Projections to 2030

Authors: Hoa T.K. Hoang and William H. Meyers. Presentation at the International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE), Milan, Italy (August 8-14, 2015).


July 27, 2015

Using Structural Models to Estimate Price Volatility Ten Years into the Future

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Presentation at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) annual meetings session on Forecasting Price Volatility for Policy Analysis, San Francisco, CA (July 25-28, 2015).


July 26, 2015

Analysis of the Structural Changes in Vietnamese Households’ Food Demand: 2010 to 2030

Authors: Hoa T.K. Hoang and William H. Meyers. Presentation at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) annual meetings, San Francisco, CA (July 25-27, 2015).


July 26, 2015

Farm Bill and National Impacts

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Presentation at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) annual meetings session on Nexus of the Local Food System, Small Farm Agriculture and the New Farm Legislation, San Francisco, CA (July 25-28, 2015).


July 26, 2015

U.S.-Mexico Sugar Markets and the Effects of Alternative Trade Policies

Author: Jarrett Whistance. Presentation at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) annual meetings, San Francisco, CA (July 25-28, 2015).


July 20, 2015

The Economics of Agriculture

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Presentation at the National Press Foundation workshop on “Food, from Farm to Table,” St. Louis, MO (July 20, 2015).


June 21, 2015

Transition to Agricultural Market Economies: The Future of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine

Andrew Schmitz & William H. Meyers, Eds. (2015). Boston, MA: CAB International.


June 15, 2015

Policy Issues and Prospects for Ukraine’s Grain Exports

Authors: Kateryna G. Schroeder and William H. Meyers. In Transition to Agricultural Market Economies: The Future of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (A. Schmitz and W.H. Meyers, Eds.). CAB International (June 2015).


May 23, 2015

Price Volatility in Global Markets: Implications for Farmers and Governments

Authors: William H. Meyers and Kateryna G. Schroeder. Presentation at the Conference on the Problems of Innovative Development of Agro-Industrial Complex of Belarus, Gorki, Belarus (May 22-24, 2015).


May 09, 2015

The 2014 Farm Bill and the WTO

Authors: Joseph W. Glauber and Pat Westhoff (May 2015). Published in: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 97(5), 1287-1297. Available at http://ajae.oxfordjournals.org/content/97/5/1287.


May 01, 2015

Expanding Direct Marketing Opportunities through Farm Shops in Western Tourism Destinations: Extension Program Design

Authors: Deepayan Debnath, K. Curtis, and S. Slocum (May 2015). Published in: 2014 National Value Added Agriculture Conference and Northeast Regional What Works Conference Proceedings (Peer reviewed). Available at http://aese.psu.edu/nercrd/publications/what-works-2014-proceedings.


May 01, 2015

Exploring the Drivers’ side of the “Blend Wall”: U.S. Consumer Preferences for Ethanol Blend Fuels

Authors: Francisco Aguilar, Zhen Cai, Phillip Mohebalian, & Wyatt Thompson. (2015). Energy Economics, 49, 217-226.


April 15, 2015

Switchgrass Procurement Strategies for Managing Yield Variability: Estimating the Cost-Efficient D (Downtime Cost) L (Land to Lease) Frontier

Authors: Deepayan Debnath, Francis M. Epplin, Arthur L. Stoecker (April 2015). Published in: Biomass and Bioenergy, 77, 110-122.


March 04, 2015

Making Sense of Commodity Markets: FAPRI-MU Outlook and Policy Implications

Authors: William H. Meyers and Kateryna G. Schroeder. Paper presented at the Fourth International Symposium and 20th Scientific Conference of Agronomists of the Republic of Srpska, Bijeljina, Republic of Srpska (March 2-4, 2015).


February 12, 2015

Price Projections and Farm Bill Program Choices: Adding FAPRI-MU Projections to the Mix

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Published in: Farmdoc Daily, 5(26).


February 01, 2015

Can Carbon Credit Reduce Switchgrass Breakeven Price?

Author: Deepayan Debnath. Published in: American Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy, 4(1), 10-27.


2014

December 01, 2014

A Critical Assessment of RIN Price Behavior and the Implications for Corn, Ethanol, and Gasoline Price Relationships

Authors: Jarrett Whistance and Wyatt Thompson. Published in: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 36(4), 623-642. (doi:10.1093/aepp/ppu012).


November 01, 2014

The Role of CAFE Standards and Alternative-Fuel Vehicle Production Credits is U.S. Biofuels Markets

Authors: Jarrett Whistance and Wyatt Thompson. Published in: Energy Policy, 74, 147-157. (doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2014.09.004).


August 15, 2014

Impact of Valuing Environmental Variables on the Breakeven Price of Switchgrass

Authors: Deepayan Debnath, A.L. Stoecker, and F.M. Epplin. Published in: Biomass and Bioenergy, 70, 184-195.


August 01, 2014

Exploiting the Relationship Between Farm-Level Yields and County-Level Yield for Applied Analysis

Authors: Scott Gerlt, Wyatt Thompson, and D. Miller. Published in: Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 39(2), 1-18.


June 26, 2014

Food Security in Europe and Central Asia: Challenges and Emerging Issues

Authors: Kateryna G. Schroeder and William H. Meyers. Selected paper, IAMO Forum, Halle (Saale), Germany (June 25-27, 2014).


June 16, 2014

Export Restrictions in the Ukrainian Wheat Trade: A Stochastic Partial Equilibrium Approach

Authors: Kateryna G. Schroeder and William H. Meyers. Selected symposium paper, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association World Forum and Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa (June 15-19, 2014).


June 05, 2014

Global Markets to 2020: FAPRI-MU Outlook and Policy Implications

Authors: William H. Meyers and Kateryna G. Schroeder. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference entitled “Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development in Terms of the Republic of Serbia Strategic Goals Realization within the Danube Region.” Belgrade, Serbia (June 5-6, 2014).


May 15, 2014

Integrating Economic and Hydrologic Interdependence in Reservoir Management

Author: Deepayan Debnath. Published in: Lakes & Reservoir: Research and Management, 19, 211-224.


February 02, 2014

Managing Spatial and Temporal Switchgrass Biomass Yield Variability

Authors: Deepayan Debnath, F.M. Epplin, and A.L. Stoecker. Published in: BioEnergy Research, 7, 946-957.


2013

October 21, 2013

The Effects of Natural Disasters on Farm Household Income and Expenditures: A Study on Rice Farmers in Bangladesh

Authors: Khondoker A. Mottaleb, Samarendu Mohanty, Hoa T.K. Hoang, Roderick M. Rejesus. Agricultural System, 121, 43-52 (October 2013).


October 15, 2013

Black Sea and World Wheat Market Price Integration Analysis

Authors: K. Goychuk and William H. Meyers. Published in: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 61(4).


September 12, 2013

Nonlinear Optimization Model of Reservoir Water Allocation with Stochastic Inflows: A Case Study of Lake Tenkiller

Authors: Deepayan Debnath, T.A. Boyer, A.L. Stoecker, and L.D. Sanders. Published in: Journal of Water Resource Planning and Management, 141(1), 1-12.


August 25, 2013

Biofuels and Agricultural Markets

Authors: William H. Meyers & J.R. Ziolkowska. Published in: Il libro verde dello spreco in Italia l’energia (The Green Book on Energy Waste in Italy), Chapter 1.3 (pp. 54-68), A. Segrè and M. Vittuari (Eds.). Edizioni Ambiente, Milan, Italy.


June 25, 2013

After 20 Years of Transition in Ukraine, Will the Market Find a Way?

Authors: William H. Meyers and K. Goychuk. Published in: Agricultural Transition in Post-Soviet Europe and Central Asia after 20 Years (pp. 75-91), Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, IAMO – Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe, Halle, Germany.


June 15, 2013

Second Generation Biofuels and Food Crops: Co-Products or Competitors?

Authors: Wyatt Thompson and S. Meyer. Published in: Global Food Security, 2, 89-96. (doi:10.1016/j.gfs.2013.03.001).


June 01, 2013

Implications of the Eurozone Crisis for Agriculture in the Europe and Central Asia Economies in Transition

Authors: William H. Meyers and K. Goychuk. Published in: Choices, 28(2).


March 30, 2013

The Role of Biofuel Policy and Biotechnology in the Development of the Ethanol Industry in the United States.

Authors: S. Meyer, Julian Binfield, and Wyatt Thompson. Published in: AgBioForum, 16(1), 66-78. Available at http://www.agbioforum.org/v16n1/v16n1a07-meyer.htm.


March 25, 2013

Eastern European Agriculture

Authors: K. Goychuk and William H. Meyers. Published in: Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics (P. Thompson and D. Kaplan, Eds.). Springer, New York.


2012

December 25, 2012

The Ukraine in KRU (Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine): Prospects for the Ukrainian Grain Economy

Authors: William H. Meyers and K. Goychuk. Published in: Village and Agriculture, 157(4), 75-89. IRWiR PAN, Warsaw, Poland.


December 01, 2012

How Do Biofuel Use Mandates Cause UIncertianty? United States Environmental Protection Agency Cellulosic Waiver Options.

Authors: S. Meyer and Wyatt Thompson. Published in: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 34(4), 570-586. (doi:10.1093/aepp/pps033).


July 20, 2012

World Population Growth and Food Supply

Authors: William H. Meyers and N. Kalaitzandonakes. Published in: The Role of Biotechnology in a Sustainable Food Supply, J.S. Popp, M.M. Jahn, M.D. Matlock, and N.P. Kemper (Eds.). New York: Cambridge University Press.


April 01, 2012

The Costs and Consequences of Multi-Lateral Policies Against Price Spikes

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, H. Matthey, and G. Tallard. Published in: Eurochoices, 11(1), 10-18. (doi:10.1111/j.1746-692X.2012.00217.x).


January 15, 2012

Technology Adoption Under US Biofuel Policies: Do Producers, Consumers or Taxpayers Benefit?

Authors: Seth Meyer, Julian Binfield, and Patrick Westhoff. Published in: European Review of Agricultural Economics, 39(1), 115-136.


2011

September 01, 2011

Effects of US Biofuel Policies on US and World Petroleum Product Markets with Consequences for Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, Jarrett Whistance, and S. Meyer. Published in: Energy Policy, 39(9), 5509-5518. (doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2011.05.011).


June 15, 2011

Another Thing We Need to Know about Biofuel Use Mandates: Waivers

Authors: S. Meyer and Wyatt Thompson. Published in: Choices, 26(2). Available at http://www.choicesmagazine.org/choices-magazine/submitted-articles/epa-mandate-waivers-create-new-uncertainties-in-biodiesel-markets.


January 15, 2011

What to Conclude about Biofuel Mandates from Evolving Prices for Renewable Identification Numbers

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, Seth Meyer, and Patrick Westhoff. Published in: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 93(2), 481-487.


2010

December 26, 2010

The Economics of Food: How Feeding and Fueling the Planet Affects Food Prices

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Published in: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: FT Press/Pearson Education. [Korean and Chinese translations published in 2011.]


December 25, 2010

Targets and Mandates: Lessons Learned from EU and US Biofuel Policy Mechanisms

Authors: J. Ziolkowska, William H. Meyers, S. Meyer, and Julian Binfield. Published in: AgBioForum, 13(4), 1-15.


December 15, 2010

The New Markets for Renewable Identification Numbers

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, S. Meyer, and Patrick Westhoff. Published in: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 32(4), 588-603. (doi:10.1093/aepp/ppq021).


June 10, 2010

The U.S. Biodiesel Use Mandate and Biodiesel Feedstock Markets

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, Seth Meyer, & Travis Green. (2010). Biomass and Bioenergy, 34(6), 883-889.


June 01, 2010

Trades like Chicken? Three Representations of Chicken Trade for Policy and Market Analysis

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, Pierre Charlebois, & Gregoire Tallard. (2010). Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, 6(2), 159-174.


March 01, 2010

FAPRI-UK Modeling: Regional Responses to European Policy Initiatives

Authors: J. Moss, Julian Binfield, M. Patton, L. Zhang, and I.S. Kim. Published in: Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, 6(1), 101-116.


March 01, 2010

The FAPRI Global Modeling System and Outlook Process

Authors: William H. Meyers, Patrick Westhoff, J. Fabiosa, and D.J. Hayes. Published in: Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, 6(1), 1-19.


March 01, 2010

The FAPRI Approach: A Few Key Principles

Authors: Patrick Westhoff and William H. Meyers. Published in: Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, 6(1), 133-135.


February 25, 2010

The FAPRI Global Modeling System and Outlook Process

Authors: William H. Meyers, Patrick Westhoff, J. Fabiosa, and D.J. Hayes. Published in: Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development6(1), 1-19.


January 25, 2010

Territorial Indicators for Rural Development: Targeting Lagging Areas in Lithuania

Authors: E. Kairyte and William H. Meyers. Published in: Management Theory and Studies for Rural Business and Infrastructure Development, 20(1).


2009

September 01, 2009

Renewable Identification Numbers Are the Tracking Instrument and Bellwether of US Biofuels Mandates

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, S. Meyer, and Patrick Westhoff. Published in: EuroChoices, 8(3), 43-50.


February 01, 2009

How Does Petroleum Price and Corn Yield Volatility Affect Ethanol Markets with and without an Ethanol Use Mandate?

Authors: Wyatt Thompson, S. Meyer, and Patrick Westhoff. Published in: Energy Policy, 37, 745-749.


2008

September 01, 2008

U.S. Farm Bill 2008: Back to the Future?

Authors: Patrick Westhoff and Julian Binfield. Published in: EuroChoices, 7(3), 17-23.


June 01, 2008

Farm Commodity Prices: Why the Boom and What Happens Now?

Author: Patrick Westhoff. Published in: Choices, 23(2), 6-10.


2005

February 03, 2005

Challenges of Incorporating EU Enlargement and CAP Reform in the GOLD Model Framework

Published as part of the Parma European Association of Agricultural Economists seminar “Modelling agricultural policies: state of the art and new challenges” proceedings. February 3-5, 2005.


2001

January 01, 2001

Exploring Options for a New Farm Bill

Invited Paper for the Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Ft. Worth, TX


2000

February 01, 2000

FAPRI Analysis of CAP Reform in the Agenda 2000 Final Decisions

Report from FAPRI-Iowa State and FAPRI-Missouri: Published in Agenda 2000 CAP Reform Decisions: Impact Analyses by Directorate-General for Agriculture of the European Commission. Link to text in PDF format at European Commission web site, or request reprint.