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Frontiers in Applied Productivity Analysis

AAEA session at 2022 ASSA Annual Meeting

In the AAEA session taking place at the 2022 ASSA Annual Meeting, “Frontiers in Applied Productivity Analysis”, four presentations go over recent and emerging advances in the measurement and analysis of productivity, with applications to agriculture, food, energy, natural resources, and related sectors.

  • Accounting for Endogeneity in Rebound Effects

Subal Kumbhakar, State University of New York
Christopher Parmeter, University of Miami

  • On the Estimation of Cross-Firm Productivity with an Application to FDI

Emir Malikov, University of Nevada

Shunan Zhao, Oakland University

  • Do Social Disparities Play a Role in Farm Level Productivity Gaps in United States Agriculture?

Eric Njuki, USDA Economic Research Service
Boris Bravo-Ureta, University of Connecticut
Michee Lachaud, Florida A&M University
Nigel Key, USDA Economic Research Service

  • The Dimensions of Productivity Change in the United States Food and Beverage Industries

Rigoberto Lopez, University of Connecticut
Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
Xiao Dong, USDA Economic Research Service
Timothy Park, USDA Economic Research Service

If you are interested in viewing the virtual session on Sunday, January 9, 2022 from 12:15 pm – 2:15 pm Eastern, please contact Allison Ware in the AAEA Business Office.

ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes two journals, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices and the online open access publication series Applied Economics Teaching Resources. To learn more, visit