Fall 2015 Teaching Schedule
Ag Econ 1041 Applied Microeconomics (click here for most recent syllabus)
Agric 3215 Community Food Systems (co-taught with Mary
Hendrickson) (click here for most recent syllabus)
Ag Econ 8010 Research Methodology (click here for most recent syllabus)
Spring 2016 Teaching Schedule
Ag Econ 3241 Ethical Issues in Agriculture (click here for most recent syllabus)
Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
University of Missouri
146 Mumford Hall
My CV and my Bio
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information on Graduate Studies in Agricultural & Applied Economics
I am Professor of Applied
Economics and Director of Graduate
Studies in the Department of
Agricultural & Applied Economics at the University of Missouri, where I am also a Senior
Fellow at the Contracting and
Organizations Research Institute. The Department of
Agricultural Economics is a part of the Division
of Applied Social Sciences in the College
of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Go Tigers!
Previously, I was Assistant Professor
of Economics in the Barney School of Business at the University of Hartford,
in West Hartford, Connecticut. Go Hawks!
In 1995 I completed the PhD
program in the Department
of Economics at Washington
University in St. Louis in Missouri. Go Bears!
I am also a graduate of the Economics program at Brigham Young University,
which is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints. Go Cougars!
My research interests include the economics
of trust, ethics, and happiness; business and applied ethics generally; and
the ethics of competition, especially in agricultural markets.
I am editor-in-chief of the
journal Agriculture and Human
Values, and I serve on the editorial board of Business
I am a member of the American Economic Association,
the Agricultural & Applied
Economics Association, the Association for Social Economics, the Agriculture, Food and Human
Values Society, and the Society for Business Ethics.
updated: September 2015