UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Biographical Sketch

Hoy F. Carman is Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of California, Davis. He received his B.S. (1960) and M.S. (1962) degrees at Oregon State University and his Ph.D. (1964) at Michigan State University. He was an Economist with ERS, USDA (1964-65), Captain, U.S. Army (1965-67), and has been at UC Davis since 1967. While on the faculty, he has served as Economist, Farmers Markets, Inc. (on leave, 1979-80), Associate Dean, College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences (1983-1986), and Chairman, Department of Agricultural Economics (1989-94). Teaching experience includes undergraduate and graduate courses in microeconomics, agricultural and managerial marketing, production management and case problems in management. Research publications include over 100 entries in the areas of agricultural marketing, marketing orders and agreements, agricultural business management, and the economics of taxation. He has served as a consultant to government and business firms and has provided expert testimony in court and at government hearings. He is a frequent participant in international activities including Fulbright Research Fellowship, invited lectures and joint research projects. His membership in professional organizations includes the AAEA, WAEA, IAAE and IAMA. His biography can be found in Who's Who in America.

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