Joe Balagtas

Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University

 

Visiting Research Fellow, International Rice Research Institute

 

Adjunct Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of the Philippines, Los Banos

 


C.V.

 

Fields of Interest

Economics of agricultural markets and policy, price dynamics, industrial organization, food security, dairy markets, rice markets

 

Courses

AGEC 220 Marketing Farm Products (undergraduate)

AGEC 619 Applied Economics (Ph.D.)

AGEC 620 Quantitative Analysis of Markets and Policy (Ph.D.)

AGEC 621 Agricultural Markets and Policy (Ph.D.)

AGEC 651 Econometrics I (Ph.D.)

 

Research

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Selected Journal Publications

Estimating Market Power of U.S. Dairy Cooperatives in the Fluid Milk Market (with Metin Cakir) American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2012)

 

Technology Adoption and Technical Efficiency: Organic and Conventional Dairy Farms in the United States (with Carlos Mayen and Corinne Alexander) American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2010)

 

Econometric Evidence of Cross-Market Demand Effects of Generic Advertising (with Metin Cakir) Agribusiness: an International Journal (2010)

 

Estimating Structural Change with Smooth Transition Regressions: An Application to Meat Demand (with Matt Holt) American Journal of Agricultural Economics (proceedings) (2009)

 

Vertical Economies of Scope in U.S. Dairy Farming (with Carlos Mayen and Corinne Alexander) Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization

 

The Commodity Terms of Trade, Unit Roots, and Nonlinear Alternatives: A Smooth Transition Approach (with Matt Holt) American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2009)

 

Effects of Milk Marketing Order Regulation on the Share of Fluid Grade Milk in the United States (with Aaron Smith and Dan Sumner) American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2007)

 

Measuring the Effects of Generic Dairy Advertising in a Multi-market Equilibrium (with Sounghun Kim) American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2007)

 

Supply and Demand for Commodity Components: Implications of Free Trade vs. the AUSFTA for the U.S. Dairy Industry (with Julian Alston, Henrich Brunke, and Dan Sumner) Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2006)

   

 

Working Papers

Forecasting Global Rice Consumption (with R. Rejesus and S. Mohanty)

 

Effect of the 2007-08 Price Spike on Poverty Dynamics in Rural Bangladesh (with H. Bhandari, E. Cabrera, S. Mohanty, and M. Hossain)

 

Revisiting the Palm Oil Boom in Southeast Asia: Food vs Fuel Demand Drivers (with Dan Sanders and Guillaume Gruere)

 

Estimating Consumer Response to Package Downsizing: an Application to the Chicago Ice Cream Market Market (with Metin Cakir)

 

Commodity Policies and Product Differentiation: the California Milk Marketing Order and the Organic Dairy Sector (with Kristina Kreutzer)

 

 

Current Projects

Acreage Response to Fruit & Vegetable Planting Restrictions

 

Demand for Rice in the Philippines

 

Impact of the 2007-08 Price Spike on Poverty Dynamics in Rural Bangladesh

 

Effectiveness of Government Efforts to Stabilize Rice Prices in the Philippines

 

Household Grain Management in Rural Bangladesh

 

 

Contact

email: balagtas@purdue.edu

 

mailing address:

Department of Agricultural Economics

Purdue University

403 W. State Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907

 

phone: 765.494.4298

 

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