UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Selected Publications

Agricultural Marketing and Organization, Contracting

Patlolla, S., R.E. Goodhue, and R.J. Sexton. "Managing Quantity, Quality, and Timing in Indian Cane Sugar Production: Ex Post Marketing Permits or Ex Ante Production Contracts?" World Bank Economic Review (2014). doi: 10.1093/wber/lhu004.

Patlolla, S., R.E. Goodhue, and R.J. Sexton. "Price Floors and Technical Inefficiency in the Sugar Processing Industry of India." Agricultural Economics 43(2011):105-114.

Russo, C., R.E. Goodhue, and R.J. Sexton. "Agricultural Support Policies in Imperfectly Competitive Markets: Why Market Power Matters in Policy Design." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 93(5)(2011):1328-1340. doi: 10.1093/ajae/aar050.

Goodhue, R.E., S. Mohapatra, and G.C. Rausser. "Interactions between Incentive Instruments: Contracts and Quality in Processing Tomatoes." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 92(5)(2010):1283-1293. doi:10.1093/ajae/aaq061.

Carter, C.A., J.A. Chalfant, R.E. Goodhue, and S. Mohapatra. "Effects of Forward Sales in Spot Markets: Pre-Commitment Sales and Prices for Fresh Strawberries." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 92(1)(2010):152-163.

Goodhue, R.E., R. Green, D.M. Heien, and P. Martin. "California Wine Industry Evolving to Compete in 21st Century." California Agriculture 62(1)(2008):12-18.

Henry, A., R.E. Goodhue, and L.K. Simon. "Meeting Quality Requirements Using Agricultural Contracting." Contract Farming in India: A Resource Book. A. Gulati, P.K. Joshi, and M. Landes, eds. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (New Delhi, 2008).

Alexander, C., R.E Goodhue, and G.C. Rausser. "Do Incentives for Quality Matter?" Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 39(1)(2007):1-15.

Goodhue, R.E. and S. Hoffman. "Reading the Fine Print in Agricultural Contracts: Boilerplate, Risk and Returns." American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 88(5)(2006):1237-1243.

Pest Management, Pesticide Use and Regulation

Pesticide Use and Regulation

Cobourn, K., R.E. Goodhue, and J.C. Williams. "Managing a Pest with Harvest Timing: Implications for Crop Quality and Price." European Review of Agricultural Economics 40(5)(2013):761-784. doi: 10.1093/erae/jbt003.

Grogan, K.A., and R.E. Goodhue. "Adoption of Biological Control Varies across Growers and Pests in the Citrus Industry." California Agriculture, 66(1) (2012): 29-36.

Grogan, K.A., and R.E. Goodhue. "Spatial Externalities of Pest Control Decisions in the California Citrus Industry." Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 37(1) (2012): 156-179.

Cobourn, K.M., H.J. Burrack, R.E. Goodhue, J.C. Williams, and F.G. Zalom. "Implications of Simultaneity in a Physical Damage Function." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 62 (2011): 278-289.

Goodhue, R.E., K. Klonsky, and S. Mohapatra. "Can a Grower Education Program be a Substitute for a Regulation that Bans Pesticides? Evidence from a Panel Selection Model." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 92(4) (2010):956-971.

Steinmann, K.P., M. Zhang, J.A. Grant, C. Pickel, R.E. Goodhue, and K. Klonsky. "Quantifying Economic and Environmental Tradeoffs of Walnut Arthropod Pest Management." Agricultural Systems 103(5)(2010):294-306.

Steinmann, K.P., M. Zhang, J.A. Grant, C. Pickel, and R.E. Goodhue. "Pheromone-based Pest Management Can Be Cost-effective for Walnut Growers." California Agriculture 62(3)(2008): 105-110.

Goodhue, R.E., R. Howitt, and P. Howard. "Effects of Proposed VOC Emission Reduction Rule on California Agriculture: A Statewide Industry Analysis." Interim report submitted to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (2007).

Invasive Species

Goodhue, R.E., M.P. Bolda, D. Farnsworth, J.C. Williams, and F.G. Zalom. "Spotted Wing Drosophila Infestation of California Strawberries and Raspberries: Economic Analysis of Potential Revenue Losses and Control Costs." Pest Management Science 67 (2011): 1396-1402.

2011 Walsh, D.B., M.P. Bolda, R.E. Goodhue, A.J. Dreves, J. Lee, D.J. Bruck, V.M. Walton, S.D. O’Neal, and F.G. Zalom. "Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae): Invasive Pest of Ripening Soft Fruit Expanding Its Geographic Range and Damage Potential." Journal of Integrated Pest Management 2(1) (2011): DOI 10.1603/IPM10010.

Walsh, D.B., M.P. Bolda, R.E. Goodhue, A.J. Dreves, J. Lee, D.J. Bruck, V.M. Walton, S.D. O’Neall, and F.G. Zalom. "Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae): Invasive Pest of Ripening Soft Fruit Expanding Its Geographic Range and Damage Potential." Forthcoming in Journal of Integrated Pest Management.

McKee, G., R.E. Goodhue, F.A. Zalom, C.A. Carter, and J.A. Chalfant. "Population Dynamics and the Economics of Invasive Species Management: The Greenhouse Whitefly in California-grown Strawberries." Journal of Environmental Management 90(1)(2009):561-570.

McKee, G.J., F.G. Zalom, and R.E. Goodhue. "Management and Yield Impact of the Greenhouse Whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) on California Strawberries." HortScience 42(2)(2007):280-284.

Goodhue, R.E. and G.J McKee. "Designing and Implementing Invasive Species Prevention, Eradication, and Control Policies: Economics, Biology and Uncertainty." Choices 21(3)(2006):129-132.

McKee, G.J., C.A. Carter, J.A. Chalfant, and R.E. Goodhue. "Bioeconomic Modeling of Greenhouse Whiteflies in California Strawberries." Choices. 21(3)(2006):143-146.

McKee, G.J., C.A. Carter, J.A. Chalfant, R.E. Goodhue, and F.G. Zalom. "Pesticide Resistance, Population Dynamics, and Invasive Species Management." Contractor and Cooperator Report 43(2008). Economic Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture.

Soil Fumigation and Methyl Bromide Alternatives

Samtani, J.B., C. Gilbert, J.B. Weber, K.V. Subbarao, R.E. Goodhue, and S.A. Fennimore. "Effects of Steam and Solarization Treatments on Pest Control, Strawberry Yield, and Economic Returns Relative to Methyl Bromide Fumigation." HortScience 47(1) (2012): 64-70.

Samtani, J.B., H.A. Ajwa, R.E. Goodhue, O.Daugovish, Z. Kabir, and S.A. Fennimore. "Weed Control Efficacy and Economics of 1,3-Dichloropropene and Chloropicrin Applied at Reduced Rates under Impermeable Film in Strawberry Beds." HortScience 45(12) (2010): 1841-1847.

Goodhue, R.E., P. Howard, and R. Howitt. "Costs of Methyl Iodide Non-registration: Economic Analysis." Final report submitted to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (2010).

Fennimore, S.A., M.J. Haar, R.E. Goodhue, and C.Q. Winterbottom. "Weed Control in Strawberry Runner Plant Nurseries with Methyl Bromide Alternative Fumigants." HortScience 43(5)(2008):1495-1500.

Fennimore, S.A., J.M Duniway, G.T. Browne, F.N. Martin, H.A. Ajwa, B.B. Westerdahl, R.E. Goodhue, M.J. Haar, and C.Q. Winterbottom. "Methyl Bromide Alternatives Evaluated for California Strawberry Nurseries." California Agriculture 62(2)(2008):62-67.

Fennimore, S.A., and R.E Goodhue. "Estimated Costs to Disinfest Soil with Steam." 2009 Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions: Proceedings. www.mbao.org.

Gilbert, C.A., S.A. Fennimore, K. Subbarao, R.E. Goodhue, J.B. Weber, and J. Samtani. "Soil Disinfestation with Steam and Solarization for Flower and Strawberry." 2008 Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions: Proceedings. www.mbao.org.

Goodhue, R.E., R. Howitt, P. Howard, and H. An. "Effects of the January 2008 CDPR Field Fumigation Regulations: Ventura County Case Study." Final report submitted to California Department of Food and Agriculture (2009).

Agricultural Policy

Goodhue, R.E., and C. Russo. "Modeling Processor Market Power and the Incidence of Agricultural Policy: A Nonparametric Approach." In J. Graff Zivin and J.A. Perloff, (eds), The Intended and Unintended Effects of U.S. Agricultural and Biotechnology Policies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Goodhue, R.E. "Food Quality: The Design of Incentive Contracts." Annual Review of Resource Economics 3 (2011): 119-140.

S. Patlolla, R.E. Goodhue, and R.J. Sexton. "Price Floors and Technical Inefficiency in the Sugar Processing Industry of India." Agricultural Economics 45 (2011): 105-114. C. Russo, R.E. Goodhue, and R.J. Sexton. "Agricultural Support Policies in Imperfectly Competitive Market: Why Market Power Matters in Policy Design." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 93(5) (2011): 1328-1340. Goodhue, R.E., S. Mohapatra, and G.C. Rausser. "Complementarities between Incentive Instruments: Contracts and Quality in Processing Tomatoes." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 92(5) (2010): 1283-1293.

Goodhue, R.E., J.T. LaFrance, and L.K. Simon. "Wine Taxes, Production, Aging and Quality." Journal of Wine Economics 4(1)(2009):65-83.

Property Rights and Multilateral Negotiations

Water Rights and Water Policy

Goodhue, R.E., S. Stratton Sayre and L.K. Simon. "The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the Political Economy of California Water Allocation." In B.D.Gardner and R.T. Simmons (eds.) Aquanomics: Water Markets and the Environment, 2012

Goodhue, R.E., L.K. Simon, and S.E. Stratton. "Strategic Behaviour in Water Policy Negotiations: Lessons from California." Policy and Strategic Behaviour in Water Resource Management, A. Dinar and J. Albiac, eds. London: Earthscan Press, 2009.

Goodhue, R.E., G.C. Rausser, L.K. Simon, and S. Thoyer. "Multilateral Negotiations over the Allocation of Water Resources: The Strategic Importance of Bargaining Structure." Game Theory for Policymaking in Natural Resources and the Environment, A. Dinar, J. Albiac, and J. Sanchez-Soriano, eds., pp.132-154. London: Routledge Press, 2008.

Simon L.K., R.E. Goodhue, G.C. Rausser, S. Thoyer, S. Moradet, and P. Rio. "Structure and Power in Multilateral Negotiations: An Application to French Water Policy." Giannini Foundation Research Monograph 47(2007).

Pastoralist Grazing Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

Goodhue, R.E. and N. McCarthy. "Traditional Property Rights, Common Property, and Mobility in Semi-arid African Pastoralist Systems." Environment and Development Economics. 14(1)(2008):29-50.

Goodhue, R.E. and N. McCarthy. "Traditional Grazing Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Role of Policy." Game Theory for Policymaking in Natural Resources and the Environment, A. Dinar, J. Albiac, and J. Sanchez-Soriano, eds., pp. 43-64. London: Routledge Press, 2008.

Industrial Organization and Labor Markets

Mohapatra, S., R.E. Goodhue, and S.C. Rozelle. "Investment Complementarity in China’s Rural Enterprises." Review of Industrial Organization 33(2008):63-79.

Mohapatra, S., S.C. Rozelle, and R.E. Goodhue. "The Rise of Self-Employment in Rural China: Development or Distress?" World Development. 35(1)(2007): 163-181.

Outreach Publications

Goodhue, R.E., P. Howard, and R. Howitt. "Costs of Methyl Iodide Non-registration: Economic Analysis." Agricultural and Resource Economics Update 13(5)(2010).

Mohapatra, S., R.E. Goodhue, C.A. Carter, and J.A. Chalfant. "How Do Forward Contracts Affect Strawberry Prices?" Agricultural and Resource Economics Update 13(5)(2010).

Bolda, M., R.E. Goodhue, and F.G. Zalom. "Spotted Wing Drosophila: Potential Economic Impact of a Newly Established Pest." Agricultural and Resource Economics Update 13(3)(2010).

An, H., R.E. Goodhue, P. Howard, and R.E. Howitt. "Reducing Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Pre-plant Soil Fumigation: Lessons from the 2008 Ventura County Emission Allowance System" Agricultural and Resource Economics Update 12(5)(2009).

Goodhue, R.E., R.D. Green, D.M. Heien, and P.L. Martin. "Current Economic Trends in the California Wine Industry." Agricultural and Resource Economics Update 11(4)(2008).

Goodhue, R.E. and P.L. Martin. "Introduction to the Issue. Special Issue: Issues in the California Wine and Grape Industry." Agricultural and Resource Economics Update 11(4)(2008).

Goodhue, R.E. and L.K. Simon. "Agricultural Contracts and Risk Management." Beating the Odds: Reducing Market Risk for Specialty Crops, S. Hardesty, ed., pp. 18-22. United States Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency and Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of California, 2007.

Alexander, C., R.E. Goodhue, S. Mohapatra, and G.C. Rausser. "Effects of Price Premiums for Multiple Product Attributes on Product Quality: California Processing Tomatoes." Prepared for AgMRC (2006).

Goodhue, R.E., S.A. Fennimore, K. Klonsky, and H. Ajwa. "After Methyl Bromide: The Economics of Strawberry Production with Alternative Fumigants." Agricultural and Resource Economics Update 9(5)(2006).

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