UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Publications

Adjemian, M.K., T.L. Saitone, and R.J. Sexton. 2015. "A Framework to Analyze the Performance of Thinly Traded Agricultural Markets." Forthcoming, American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 

Mérel, P., T.L. Saitone, and R.J. Sexton. 2015. "Cooperative Stability Under Stochastic Quality and Farmer Heterogeneity." European Review of Agricultural Economics 42(5): 765-795.  

Saitone, T.L., R.J. Sexton, and D.A. Sumner. 2015. “What Happens When Food Marketers Require Restrictive Production Practices.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 97(4): 1021-1043.

Saitone, T.L., R.J. Sexton, and R.J. Volpe. 2014. “Cost Containment in the WIC Program: Vendor Peer Groups.” U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, ERR 171.  

Saitone, T.L., R.J. Sexton, and R.J. Volpe. 2014. “A WICked Problem? Cost Containment in the Women, Infant and Children Program.” Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 37(3): 378-402.

Crespi, J.M., T.L. Saitone, and R.J. Sexton. 2012. “Competition in U.S. Farm Product Markets: Do Long-Run Incentives Trump Short-Run Market Power?” Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 34: 669-695. 

Saitone, T.L. 2012. “Are Minimum Quality Standards Acting as Non-Tariff Trade Barriers?” Agribusiness 28: 483-504.

Saitone, T.L. and R.J. Sexton. 2012. “Market Structure and Competition in the U.S. Food Industries: Implications for the 2012 Farm Bill,” in V. Smith and B. Goodwin (eds.) Discover American Boondoggle: Fixing the Farm Bill Content, Washington D.C.: American Enterprise Institute.

Saitone, T.L. and R.J. Sexton. 2011. “Producer Controlled Marketing Organizations, Self-Regulation, and Economic Welfare: Minimum Quality Standards in Agricultural Markets.” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 59: 435-455.

Saitone, T.L. and R.J. Sexton. 2010. “Product Differentiation and Quality in Food Markets: Industrial Organization Implications.” Annual Review of Resource Economics 2: 341-68.

Mérel, P.R., T.L. Saitone, and R.J. Sexton. 2010. “Cooperatives and Quality-Differentiated Markets: Strengths. Weaknesses, and Modeling Approaches.” Journal of Rural Cooperation 37: 201-25.

Saitone, T.L. and R.J. Sexton. 2010. “Impacts of Minimum Quality Standards Imposed Through Marketing Orders or Related Producer Organizations.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 92: 164-80.

Saitone, T.L. and R.J. Sexton. 2009. “Optimal Cooperative Pooling in a Quality-Differentiated Market.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 91: 1224-32.

Saitone, T.L. and R.J. Sexton. 2009. “A Flexible Oligopoly-Oligopsony Model for Classroom Simulations and Policy Analyses.” Journal of Industrial Organization Education 1: Art. 1. 

Saitone, T.L., R.J. Sexton, and S.E. Sexton. 2008. “Market Power in the Corn Sector: How Does it Affect the Impacts of the Ethanol Subsidy?” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 2: 169-94.

Saitone, T.L. and R.J. Sexton. 2007. “Alpaca Lies? Speculative Bubbles in Agriculture: Why They Happen and How to Recognize Them.” Review of Agricultural Economics 29: 286-305.

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