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Barry K. Goodwin

  • William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, Departments of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Economics, and North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1993-2001 (Associate/Professor) and 2003-present (WNR Professor).
  • Andersons Endowed Chair Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2001-2003.
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 1988-1993.
  • Teaching Fellow, NACTA, 1995
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Agricultural Economics (1999-2001)
  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University, Economics, 1988.
  • M.S., Mississippi State University, Agricultural Economics, 1984.
  • B.S., Troy State University, Economics, 1982.

Barry Goodwin has devoted his career to teaching and research in the economics of agriculture. His research program has addressed a range of important issues in public policy analysis, international trade, crop insurance, economic history, and applied econometrics. He received his Ph.D. in economics at North Carolina State University. He also holds degrees from Troy State and Mississippi State University. He has held faculty positions at Kansas State University, the Ohio State University, and at North Carolina State University, where he is currently William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Economics. Barry’s published research has received numerous awards and is widely cited in leading journals. He also occupies prominent positions on several citation indexes. While his research contributions are very broad in scope, he has made especially important and lasting contributions in the areas of market integration, crop insurance, and the effects of farm programs on farm level decisions. His public policy research has been used by policymakers in the construction and evaluation of crop insurance programs and in international trade negotiations.