KEELY STARRH MARTIN, “Two-Stage Estimation of Import Demand: Analysis of Selected U.S. Apple Export Markets,” Cornell University, David Lee, Advisor.
CHRISTINA L. WELCH STAIR, “An Economic Analysis of Alternative Methods of Corn Rootworm Control: Soil Insecticides, Areawide Pest Management, and Transgenics,” Purdue University, Marshall Martin, Advisor.
RODRIGO DE SOUSA HERNANDEZ, “Guaymango, El Salvador: Agronomic and Economic Modeling of Soil Conservation and Agricultural Productivity in Relay Cropping System,” University of California, Davis, Richard Howitt, Advisor.
Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation
JOHN MICHAEL CRESPI, “Generic Commodity Promotion and Product Differentiation,” University of California, Davis, Richard Sexton, Advisor.
MICHAEL JAMES ROBERTS, “Hotelling Reconsidered: The Implications of Asset Pricing Theory on Natural Resource Price Trends,” University of California, Berkeley, Peter Berck, Advisor.
STAVROULA MALLA, “Searching for Genes: Public and Private Spillovers in Agricultural Research,” University of Saskatchewan, Richard Gray, Advisor.
SILVIA SECCHI, “Economic Issues in Resistance Management,” Iowa State University, Bruce Babcock, Advisor.
YOSHITO TAKASAKI, “The Microdynamics of Conservation and Development in Tropical Forests,” University of Wisconsin, Bradford L. Braham, Advisor.
Less Than Ten Years' Experience
Michael A. Boland, Kansas State University
Undergraduate Teaching, More Than Ten Years' Experience
Jay T. Akridge, Purdue University
Graduate Teaching Award, More Than Ten Years' Experience
Ron Mittelhammer, Washington State University
Distinguished Extension Program
GERALD A. DOEKSEN, Oklahoma State University.
G. ART BARNABY, JR., Kansas State University.
H. DOUGLAS JOSE, University of Nebraska, KEVIN KLAIR, University of Minnesota, JON NEWKIRK, Washington State University, JAMES L. NOVAK, Auburn University, KENNETH W. STOKES, Texas A&M University and
H. DON TILMON, University of Delaware, Extension Risk Management Education Coordinating Team.
Distinguished Policy Contribution
JULIAN M. ALSTON, University of California, Davis and PHILIP G. PARDEY, International Food Policy Research Institute.
Quality of Communications
RICHARD A. LEVINS, University of Minnesota, Willard Cochrane and the American Family Farm, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
Quality of Research Discovery
GORDON C. RAUSSER, University of California, Berkeley and ARTHUR A. SMALL, Columbia University, “Valuing Research Leads: Bioprospecting and the Conservation of Genetic Resources,” Journal of Political Economy 108 (1): 173–206.
ROBERT G. CHAMBERS, University of Maryland and JOHN C. QUIGGIN, Australian National University, Uncertainty, Production, Choice, and Agency: The State-Contingent Approach, Cambridge University Press.
DANIEL J. PHANEUF, North Carolina State University, CATHERINE L. KLING, Iowa State University, and
JOSEPH A. HERRIGES, Iowa State University, “Estimation and Welfare Calculations in a Generalized Corner Solution Model with an Application to Recreation Demand,” The Review of Economics and Statistics 82 (February): 83–92.
Outstanding Journal Article: AJAE
DAVID SUNDING, University of California, Berkeley and JOSHUA ZIVIN, Columbia University, “Insect Population Dynamics, Pesticide Use, and Farmworker Health,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 82 (August 2000): 527-540.
NIGEL KEY, USDA ERS, ELISABETH SADOULET, University of California, Berkeley and ALAIN DE JANVRY, University of California, Berkeley, “Transaction Costs and Agricultural Household Supply Response,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 82 (May 2000): 245-259.
Outstanding Journal Article: RAE
PETER J. BARRY, University of Illinois, LEEANN M. MOSS, The Ohio State University, NARDA L. SOTOMAYOR, University of Illinois and CESAR L. ESCALANTE, University of Georgia, “Lease Pricing for Farm Real Estate,” Review of Agricultural Economics 22 (Spring-Summer 2000): 2-16.
Outstanding CHOICES Article
MATTHEW P. FELDMANN, Northwestern University, MICHAEL L. MORRIS, CIMMYT (Mexico City) and DAVID HOISINGTON, CIMMYT (Mexico City), “Genetically Modified Organisms: Why All the Controversy?,” CHOICES (First Quarter, 2000): 8-12.
Publication of Enduring Quality
MICHAEL K. WOHLGENANT, North Carolina State University, “Demand for Farm Output in a Complete System of Demand Functions,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 71 (May 1989): 241-252.