UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Working Papers and Staff Papers

Alston, J.M. and P.G. Pardey. "Agricultural R&D and Productivity: Policies for Preserving Past Gains and Maintaining Long-Term Growth and Competitiveness." Ch. 4.2 in J. Langford (ed.) Crisis and Opportunity: Lessons of Australian Water Reform. Australian Water Project, Vol.I, CEDA, Melbourne, 2012.

Pardey, P.G. and J.M. Alston. "Global and U.S. Trends in Agricultural R&D in a Global Food Security Setting." Chapter 1 in C. Morredu (ed.) Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems: Proceedings of an OECD Conference, OECD, Paris, 2012.

Alston, J.M., A.M. Okrent, and J.C. Parks. "U.S. Food Policy and Obesity." In J. Maddock (ed.) Public Health - Social and Behavioral Health, InTech. 2012

Sumner, D.A. and J.M. Alston. "Economic Implications for U.S. Tobacco Farmers of Measures to Reduce Tobacco Consumption in the United States." Chapter 3 in P. Bearman, K. Neckerman, and L. Wright (eds.) After Tobacco: What Would Happen if Americans Stopped Smoking? New York: Columbia University Press, 2011.

Alston, J.M., B.A. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey (eds.) The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide CARD-MATRIC Electronic Book, Ames, IA: Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, May 2010

Alston, J.M., B.A. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey. "Introduction and Overview." Chapter 1 in J.M., Alston, B.A. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey (eds.). The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide CARD-MATRIC Electronic Book, Ames, IA: Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, May 2010

Alston, J.M., J.M. Beddow, and P.G. Pardey. "Global Patterns of Crop Yields and Other Partial Productivity Measures and Prices." Chapter 3 in J.M., Alston, B.A. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey (eds.). The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide CARD-MATRIC Electronic Book, Ames, IA: Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, May 2010

Alston, J.M., M.A Anderson, J.S. James, and P.G. Pardey. "Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity in the United States." Chapter 8 in J.M., Alston, B.A. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey (eds.). The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide CARD-MATRIC Electronic Book, Ames, IA: Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, May 2010

Alston, J.M., B.A. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey. "Shifting Patterns of Global Agricultural : Synthesis and Conclusion." Chapter 15 in J.M., Alston, B.A. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey (eds.). The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide CARD-MATRIC Electronic Book, Ames, IA: Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, May 2010

Alston, J.M., B.A. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey. "Summary, Synthesis and Conclusion." Chapter 16 in J.M., Alston, B.A. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey (eds.). The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide CARD-MATRIC Electronic Book, Ames, IA: Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, May 2010

Alston, J.M., R.S. Gray, and K. Bolek. "Farmer-Funded R&D: Institutional Innovations for Enhancing Agricultural Research Investments." Working paper. Canadian Agricultural Innovation and Research Network

J.M. Alston, K.B. Fuller, J.T. Lapsley, G. Soleas, K.P. Tumber. "Splendide Mendax: False Label Claims about High and Rising Alcohol Content of Wine." 2011.
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A.M. Okrent, J.M. Alston. "The Demand for Disaggregated Food-Away-from-Home Products." 2011.
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J.C. Parks, A.D. Smith, J.M. Alston. "The Effects of the Food Stamp Program on Energy Balance and Obesity." 2011.
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K.B. Fuller, J.M. Alston, J.N. Sanchirico. "Spatial Externalities and Vector-Borne Plant Diseases: Pierce's Disease and the Blue-Green Sharpshooter in the Napa Valley." May 2011.
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J.M. Alston, B.J. Rickard, A.M. Okrent. "Farm Policy and Obesity in the United States." 2010.
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K.B. Fuller, J.M. Alston, J.N. Sanchirico. "The Benefits and Costs of Alternative Policies for the Management of Pierce's Disease: A Case Study of the Blue-Green Sharpshooter in the Napa Valey." 2010.

J.M. Alston, M.A. Andersen, J.S. James, and P.G. Pardey. "Revisiting the Returns to U.S. Public Agricultural Research: New Measures, Models, Results, and Interpretation." University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics Paper Series Staff Paper P10-8 /InSTePP Paper 10-04, October 2010.
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M.A. Andersen, J.M. Alston and P.G. Pardey. "Capital Use Intensity and Productivity Biases." University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics Paper Series Staff Paper P10-7 /InSTePP Paper 10-03, August 2010.
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J.C. Parks, A.D. Smith, J.M. Alston. "Quantifying Obesity in Economic Research: how Misleading is the Body Mass Index?" May, 2010.
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J.M. Alston and A.M. Okrent. "Farm Commodity Policy and Obesity." August, 2009.
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J.M. Alston, J.M. Beddow and P.G. Pardey. "Mendel Versus Malthus: Research, Productivity and Food Prices in the Long Run." University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics Paper Series Staff Paper P09-1 /InSTePP Paper 09-01, January 2009 -- revised September 2009.
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M.A. Andersen, J.M. Alston and P.G. Pardey. "Capital Service Flows: Concepts and Comparisons of Alternative Measures in U.S. Agriculture." University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics Paper Series Staff Paper P09-8 /InSTePP Paper 09-03, May 2009.
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J.M. Alston, P.G. Pardey, and V.W. Ruttan. "Research Lags Revisted: Concepts and Evidence from U.S. Agriculture." University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics Paper Series Staff Paper P08-14 /InSTePP Paper 08-02, December 2008.
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P.G. Pardey, P.G., J.M. Alston and J.S. James. "Agricultural R&D Policy: A Tragedy of the International Commons." University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics Paper Series Staff Paper P08-01 /InSTePP Paper 08-01, September 2008.
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Andersen M.A., J.M. Alston, and P.G. Pardey. "Capital Use Intensity and Productivity Biases." University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics Paper Series Staff Paper P07-06 /InSTePP Paper 07-02, April 2007.
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