Gates K. Agnew, U of Arizona, "Linquad: An Incomplete Demand System Approach to Demand Estimation and Exact Welfare Measures", Jeffrey LaFrance, Advisor.
Shane M. Sherlund, Utah State U, "Exogenous Shocks and Technical Efficiency Among Ivorien Rice Farmers", Christopher Barrett, Advisor.
Alice M. Harmon, Purdue U, "Maximum Entropy-based Seemingly Unrelated Regression", James Eales and Paul Preckel, Advisors.
Alexei L. Soshnin, Cornell U, "Estimation of Elasticities of Demand for Imported Meat in Russia", Harry DeGorter and William Tomek, Advisors.
Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation
John Russell Crooker, Iowa State U, "Valuing Environmental Amenities with Nonparametric and Semiparametric Methods", Joseph Herriges and Catherine Kling, Advisors.
Eleni Gabre-Madhin, Stanford U, "Transactions Costs, Institutions, and Contractual Choices in the Ethiopian Grain Market", Carl Gotsch, Advisor
James N. Sanchirico, U of California - Davis, "The Bioeconomics of Spatial and Intertemporal Exploitation: Implications for Management", James Wilen, Advisor
Thomas Marsh, Washington State U, "Linking Natural Processes to Output Quality in Pest Control: PRLV Net Necrosis in Potatoes?, Ray Huffaker, Advisor Distinguished Teaching.
Less Than Ten Years' Experience
Mary A. Marchant, U of Kentucky.
Undergraduate Teaching, More Than Ten Years' Experience
Carl R. Zulauf, The Ohio State U.
Graduate Teaching Award, More Than Ten Years' Experience
Oral Capps, Jr., Texas A&M U.
Distinguished Extension Program
Lynn Harvey, Michigan State U.
Group: Purdue University project, "Food System 21: Gearing Up for the New Millennium", Over 50 faculty and staff in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Food Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, and Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Co-Chairs in the Department of Agricultural Economics: Michael Boehlje and Wallace Tyner.
Distinguished Policy Contribution
Thomas W. Hertel,for his contribution to the profession as the initiator and leader of the Global Trade Analysis Project, Purdue U.
Quality of Communications
Mary Burfisher and Elizabeth Jones, USDA, Economic Research Service, "Regional Trade Agreements and U.S. Agriculture", Agricultural Economics Review, No. 771.
Quality of Research Discovery
Matthew Holt and Satheesh Aradhyula, "Endogenous Risk in Rational-expectations Commodity Models: A Multivariate Generalized ARCH-M Approach", Journal of Empirical Finance, 5, (1998): 99-129.
Giancarlo Moschini, "The Semiflexible Almost Ideal Demand System", European Economic Review, 42, (1998): 349-364.
Outstanding Journal Article: AJAE
Timothy J. Richards and Paul M. Patterson, "Hysteresis and the Shortage of Agricultural Labor", 80, (1998): 683-695.
Hanan Jacoby and Emmanuel Skoufias, "Testing Theories of Consumption Behavior Using Information on Aggregate Shocks: Income Seasonality and Rainfall in Rural India", 80, (1998): 1-14.
Outstanding Journal Article: RAE
James T. Bonnen and David B. Schweikhardt, "The Future of U.S. Agricultural Policy: Reflections on the Disappearance of the 'Farm Problem'", 20, (1998): 2-36.
Outstanding CHOICES Article
Sandra S. Batie and David E. Ervin, "Will Business-led Environmental Initiatives Grow in Agriculture?", Fourth Quarter, 1998: 4-10.
John Mellor, "Closing the Last Chapter on U.S. Foreign Aid: What to Do About Africa", Fourth Quarter, 1998: 38-42.
Publication of Enduring Quality
Robert G. Chambers, Applied Production Analysis, Cambridge University Press, 1998.