Could a calorie tax or cuts in farm subsidies reduce obesity? (Alston et al) pdf
What would happen if the Conservation Reserve Program were reduced? (Wu & Weber) pdf
What Happens to Exports as Domestic Agricultural Policy Changes? (Reimer) pdf
How Do Alternative Designs of Payments for Ecosystem Services Affect Different Interest Groups? (Wu) pdf
What is the Role of Crop Insurance for "Specialty" Crops? (Lee and Sumner) pdf
How does the Food Safety Modernization Act Affect Farms and Food Marketing Firms? (Bovay and Sumner) pdf
How Does Domestic Food Assistance Affect Rural and Urban Household Incomes? (Weber and Lewin) pdf
Selected Recent Publications by OreCal Researchers:
Alston, J.M. "Efficiency of Income Transfers to Farmers through Public Agricultural Research—Theory and Evidence from the United States." American Journal of Agricultural Economics91(5) (December 2009): 1281-1288. pdf
Antle, J.M. "Asymmetry, Partial Moments and Production Risk." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 92 (2010):1294-1309. pdf
Antle, J.M. and S.M. Capalbo "Adaptation of Agricultural and Food Systems to Climate Change: An Economic and Policy Perspective." Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 32 (2010):386-416. pdf
Buccola, S., C. Li, and J. Reimer. Minimum Wages, Immigration Control, and Agricultural Labor Supply, American Journal of Agricultural Economics 94(2) (2012): 464-470. pdf
Castle, E.N., J. Wu and B. Weber, “Place Orientation and Rural-urban Interdependence,” Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 33(2) (Summer 2011): 179-204. pdf
Chen, Y. and B. Weber, “Federal Policy, Rural Community Growth, and Wealth Creation: The Impact of the Federal Forest Policy and Rural Development Spending in the Pacific Northwest” American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 94(2):542-548. January 2012. article
Langpap, C., and J. Wu. “Potential Environmental Impacts of Increased Reliance on Corn-Based Bioenergy.” Environmental and Resource Economics: 49(2011): 147-171.pdf
Lee, H., J. Huang, S. Rozelle, and D.A. Sumner. "Wine Markets in China: Assessing the Potential with Supermarket Survey Data." Journal of Wine Economics 4(1) (2009):94-113.
Okrent, A. and J.M. Alston. “The Effects of Farm Commodity and Retail Food Policies on Obesity and Economic Welfare in the United States.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 94(1) (February 2012): 611-646. pdf
Reimer, J. The Domestic Content of Imports and the Foreign Content of Exports, International Review of Economics and Finance 20 (2011): 173-184. pdf
Rickard, B.J., A.M. Okrent, and J.M. Alston. “How Have Agricultural Policies Influenced Calorie Consumption and Obesity in the United States?” Health Economics (2012): in press.
Sumner, D.A., J.M. Alston, and J.W. Glauber. "Evolution of the Economics of Agricultural Policy." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 92(2) (April 2010): 403-423.
Sumner, D.A., W.A. Matthews, J.A. Mench, and J.T.R. Molina. "The Economics of Regulations on Hen Housing in California." Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 42(3) (2010):429-438.
Weber, B., “Rural Poverty: Why Should States Care and What Can State Policy Do?” Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, Vol. 37(1): 48-52, 2007. pdf
Wu, J., M. Fisher, and U. Pascual. “Urbanization and the Viability of Local Agricultural Economies.” Land Economics 87(February 2011): 109-125. pdf
Wu, JunJie, and Haixia Lin. “The Effect of the Conservation Reserve Program on Land Values.” Land Economics 86(February 2010): 1-21. pdf