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Presidential Address

Keith Coble, Mississippi State University

Monday, July 22, 2019
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Marquis Ballroom C&D

"Relevant and/or Elegant Economics"

A W.L. Giles Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics, Keith Coble holds teaching, research, and extension appointments. His work focuses on risk management, agricultural and food policy, renewable energy, climate, insurance, and experimental economics. Coble has analyzed how farmers can use risk management tools such as futures contracts, crop insurance, and federal commodity programs. Work in renewable energy focuses on the federal policy for renewable energy and economic feasibility of renewable energy. He has testified before Congressional Committees and has co-authored over fifty reports for government agencies. His insurance analysis and studies have modified several billion dollars of U.S. crop insurance premiums per year. Coble currently serves on the Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics' Blue Ribbon Panel of Experts who provide guidance about matters of significance to policy makers.

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