2014 AAEA Annual Meeting

2014 AAEA Annual Meeting

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Invited Paper Sessions

Major Factors That Will Impact the Role of Latin America in Meeting Future Food Demand

Organizers: Ronald Knutson, Texas A&M University; Luis Ribera, Texas A&M University; Marco Palma, Texas A&M University
Moderator: Ronald Knutson, Texas A&M University
Discussant: JB Penn, John Deere

Impacts of Latin American Domestic Policies on Food Production and Productivity
Joaquin Bento Ferreira, University of Sao Paulo; Luis Ribera, Texas A&M University

Impacts of the Drug Trade on Latin American Food Productivity and Trade
Marco Palma, Texas A&M University; Luis Ribera, Texas A&M University; David Bessler, Texas A&M University; Bruce Bagley, University of Miami

Impacts of Regional Trade Agreements Including Trans-Pacific and Trans-Atlantic Partnerships on Latin American/Caribbean Agriculture
Tim Josling, Stanford University; Fumiko Yamazaki, Fresno State University; John Wainio, USDA-ERS; Michael Paggi, Fresno State University


Transforming Food Markets - Implications for Nutrition and Livelihoods in Developing Countries

Organizers: Wendy Umberger, University of Adelaide; Ellen Goddard, University of Alberta; Matin Qaim, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Moderator: Nicholas Minot, IFPRI
Discussant: Laurian Unneveher, IFPRI

Nutrition Effects of the Supermarket Revolution on Urban Consumers and Smallholder Farmers in Kenya
Matin Qaim, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen; Camilla I.M. Andersson, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen; Christine Chege, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen; Simon Kimenju, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen; Stephan Klasen, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen; Ramona Rischke, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Examining the Relationship between Food Market Environment, Diet Diversity and Diet-Related Diseases Among Urban Indonesian Households
Wendy Umberger, University of Adelaide; Xiaobo He, University of Adelaide; Nicholas Minot, IFPRI; Hery Toiba, University of Adelaide

The Effects of Food Substitution on Nutrient Intakes in Three States in Southern India
Ellen Goddard, University of Alberta; Anna Farmer, University of Alberta; Abubacker Siddick Syed Mohamed, MSSRF; Chaudhury Shripati Mishra, MSSRF; Girigan Gopi, MSSRF; Arunraj Ramdas, MSSRF; Parabhakaran Tenkasi Raghu, MSSRF; N Kalaiselvan, MSSRF


What Will It Take to Get Energy Crops Off the Ground: Land Use Subsidies, Price Subsidies, and Crop Insurance?

Organizer: Madhu Khanna, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Moderator: Madhu Khanna, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Discussant: David Zilberman, University of California, Berkeley

The Effects of Land Use Subsidies on Land Use for Energy Crops: Real Options and Costly Reversibility
Feng Song, Renmin University; Jinhua Zhao, Michigan State University; Scott Swinton, Michigan State University

Why Price Subsidies May Not be Enough to Induce Production of Energy Crops for Cellulosic Biofuels
Ruiqing Miao, University of Illinois; Madhu Khanna, University of Illinois

Incentivizing Biomass Production via Crop Insurance Changes
Raymond Massey, University of Missouri


Methodological Developments and Challenges in Choice Experiments

Organizers: Vincenzina Caputo, Korea University; Ellen Van Loo, Ghent University
Moderator: Rodolfo Nayga, University of Arkansas
Discussant: Riccardo Scarpa, Queens University

Position Bias in Best-Worst Scaling Surveys: A Case Study on Trust in Institutions
Danny Campbell, University of Stirling; Seda Erdem, University of Stirling

Using a Randomized Choice Experiment to Test Willingness to Pay for Multiple Differentiated Products
Madiha Zaffou, University of Connecticut; Benjamin Campbell, University of Connecticut; Jennifer Martin, University of Connecticut

Using Experiments to Address Attribute Non-attendance in Consumer Food Choices
Vincenzina Caputo, Korea University; Ellen Van Loo, Ghent University; Riccardo Scarpa, Queens University; Rodolfo Nayga, University of Arkansas; Wim Verbeke, Ghent University


Cost Effective and Ecologically Effective Land Protection for Nature Conservation

Organizer: Seong-Hoon Cho, University of Tennessee
Moderator: Seong-Hoon Cho, University of Tennessee
Discussant: Robert Haight, USDA-Forest Service

Are There Economies of Scale in Cost Effective and Ecologically Effective Land Acquisition for Nature Conservation?
Seong-Hoon Cho, University of Tennessee; Taeyoung Kim, University of Tennessee; Eric Larson, University of Tennessee; Paul Armsworth, University of Tennessee

The Effect of Protected Areas on Ground Cover: Evidence from Mexico
Alexader Pfaff, Duke University; Francisco Santiago-Avila, Resource for the Future; Lucas Joppa, Microsoft

Welfare and Biodiversity Tradeoffs in Urban Open Space Protection in the United States
Liaila Tajibaeva, University of Minnesota; Robert Haight, USDA-Forest Service; Stephen Polasky, University of Minnesota


Adapting to Climate Change: Water Resources, Extreme Weather Events, and Agricultural Sustainability

Organizers: Sun Ling Wang, USDA-ERS; Paul Heisey, USDA-ERS
Moderator: Eldon Ball, USDA-ERS
Discussant: Richard Shumway, Washington State University

Agricultural Production under Climate Change: The Potential Impacts of Shifting Regional Water Balances in the U.S.
Elizabeth Marshall, USDA-ERS; Marcel Aillery, USDA-ERS; Paul Heisey, USDA-ERS; Scott Malcolm, USDA-ERS; Ryan Williams, USDA-ERS

Farmers’ Adaptation to Extreme Weather Events and Its Determinants in China
Jikun Huang, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Yangjie Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Jinxia Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Impacts of Adverse Weather on U.S. Agricultural Productivity Growth
Sun Ling Wang, USDA-ERS; Eldon Ball, USDA-ERS; Richard Nehring, USDA-ERS; Vince Breneman, USDA-ERS; Mosheim Roberto, USDA-ERS