UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Selected Publications

Carter, Colin A., and Cesar Revoredo-Giha. "Financialization and speculators risk premia in commodity futures markets." International Review of Financial Analysis (2023): 102691.

Carter, C.A., S. Steinbach, and X. Zhang “Supply chain disruptions and containerized agricultural exports from California ports” Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. (2022). https://doi.org/10.1002/aepp.13311.

Läpple, D., C. A. Carter, and C. Buckley. "EU milk quota abolition, dairy expansion, and greenhouse gas emissions." Agricultural Economics 53, no. 1 (2022): 125-142.

Carter, C.A., , K. A. Schaefer, and D. Scheitrum “Piecemeal Farm Regulation and the U.S. Commerce Clause” American Journal of Agricultural Economics103.3 (2021):1141-1163.

Carter, C.A., , K. Aleks Schaefer, and Daniel Scheitrum “Raising Cane: Hedging Calamity in Australian Sugar” Journal of Commodity Markets 21 (2021) 100126.

Carter C.A., and S. M. Ferguson “State Trading Deregulation and Prairie Durum Wheat Production” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 2019;1–10. https://doi.org/10.1111/cjag.12207.

Carter C.A., and S. M. Ferguson “Deregulation and Regional Specialization: Evidence from Canadian Agriculture”  Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique54 (2019): 1321-1827.

Carter, C. A., T. L. Saitone, and K. A. Schaefer. "Managed Trade: The US-Mexico Sugar Suspension Agreements." Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique 52.3 (2019): 1195-1222.

Carter, C. A., and K. A. Schaefer. "Impacts of Mandatory GE Food Labeling: A Quasi-Natural Experiment." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 101, no. 1 (2018): 58-73.

Janzen, J. P, A. Smith, and C.A. Carter "Commodity Price Comovement and Financial Speculation: The Case of Cotton." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 100.1 (2018): 264-85. 

Carter C.A., X. Cui, D. Ghanem, and P. Mérel. “Identifying the Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture” Annual Review of Resource Economics. 10. (2018): 361-380.

C. L. Carroll, C. A. Carter, R. E. Goodhue, and C.-Y. C. Lin Lawell. (2018). Crop disease and agricultural productivity. In Wolfram Schlenker (Ed.), Understanding Productivity Growth in Agriculture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 

Scheitrum, D. P., Colin A. Carter, and Cesar Revoredo-Giha. "WTI and Brent futures pricing structure." Energy Economics 72 (2018): 462-469.

Scheitrum, D.P., C.A. Carter, and A.M. Jaffe. “Testing Substitution between Private and Public Storage in the U.S. Oil Market: A Study on the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve” Energy Economics. 64 (2017): 483-493.

Colin A. Carter, Xiaomeng Cui, Aijun Ding, Dalia Ghanem, Fei Jiang, Fujin Yi, and Funing Zhong"Stage-specific, Nonlinear Surface Ozone Damage to Rice Production in China" Scientific Reports. 2017. http://rdcu.be/p2iF

Carter, C.A., G.C. Rausser, and A. Smith. “Commodity Storage and the Market Effects of Biofuel Policies” American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 99, no. 4 (2016): 1027-1055.

Carter, C.A., J.A. Chalfant, N. Yavapolkul, and C. Carroll “International Commodity Trade, Transport Costs, and Product Differenentiation.” Journal of Commodity Markets. Vol 1, No. 1, March 2016, Pages 65–76. 2016.

Carter, C.A. and Pierre Mérel. “Hidden Costs of Supply Management in a Small Market.” Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique 49, no. 2 (2016): 555-588.

Carter, C.A. "Some Trade Implications of the 2014 Agricultural Act." Choices. 3rd Quarter 2014. 29(3). 

Carter, C.A., and S. Mohapatra. "Inventories and Antidumping: The Case of Orange Juice Trade" Empirical Economics.(2013).45:247-266.

Carter, C.A. F. Zhong, and J. Zhu "Advances in Chinese Agriculture and its Global Implications" Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 34(1) (Spring 2012): 1-36.

Carter, C. A. and G.P. Gruère "New and Existing GM Crops: In Search of Effective Stewardship and Coexistence
" Northeastern University Law Journal 4(1) (2012): 169-207.

Carter, C.A., G.C. Moschini, and I. Sheldon.(eds). Genetically Modified Food and Global Welfare. Bingley, UK: Emerald, 2011.

Carter, C.A., G.C. Rausser, and A. Smith. "Commodity Booms and Busts." Annual Review of Resource Economics 3 (2011):87-118.

Carter, C.A. and C.G. Trant. "U.S. Trade Remedy Law and Agricultural Trade." Canadian Journal of Economics 43(1) (2010):97-126.

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

Miller, H.I. and C.A. Carter. "Genetically Engineered Wheat, Redux." Trends in Biotechnology 28(1)(2010).

Carter, C.A., F. Zhong, and J. Zhu. "China's Role in the 2007–2008 Global Food Price Boom and Bust." EuroChoices 8(2) (2009):17-23.

Gruére, G.P., C.A. Carter, and Y. H. Farzin. "Explaining International Labeling Policies of Genetically Modified Food." Review of International Economics 17(3) (2009): 393-408.

Carter, C.A. and C.L.R. Giha. "Eastham's Commodity Storage Model in a Modern Context." Oxford Economic Papers 61(4) (2009): 801-822.

Carter, C.A. and S. Mohapatra. "How Reliable are Hog Futures as Forecasts?" American Journal of Agricultural Economics 90(2) (2008): 367-378.

Mérel, P.R. and C.A. Carter. "A Second Look at Managing Import Risk from Invasive Species." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 56(3) (2008): 286-290.

Gruére, G.P., C.A. Carter, and Y. H. Farzin. "What Labelling Policy for Consumer Choice? The Case of Genetically Modified Food in Canada and Europe." Canadian Journal of Economics 41(4) (2008): 1472-1497.

Carter, C.A. and A. Smith. "The Market Effect of a Food Scare: The Case of Genetically Modified StarLink Corn." The Review of Economics and Statistics 89(3) (2007): 522-533.

Carter, C.A. and C.L.R. Giha. "The Working Curve and Commodity Storage under Backwardation." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 89(4) (2007): 864-872.

Berwald, D., C.A. Carter, and G.P. Gruére. "Rejecting New Technology: The Case of Genetically Modified Wheat." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 88(2) (2006): 432-447.

Carter, C.A. "Agriculture." Globalization: Encyclopedia of Trade, Labor, and Politics. A. K. Vaidya (ed). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2006.

Carter, C.A. "Agricultural Policy and Markets." Chapter in Microeconomics, P. Krugman and R. Wells (eds.). New York: Worth Publishers, 2006.

Carter, C.A., B. Krissoff, and A.P. Zwane. "Can Country-of-Origin Labeling Succeed as a Marketing Tool for Produce? Lessons from Three Case Studies." Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 54(4) (2006): 513-530.

Carter, C.A. and C. Funning-Trant. "China's Food Exports Face Dumping Laws." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 88(5) (2006): 1227-1234.

Carter, C.A. and G.P. Gruére. "International Approval and Labeling Regulations of Genetically Modified Food in Major Trading Countries." Chapter in Regulating Agricultural Biotechnology: Economics and Policy, R.E. Just, J.M. Alston, and D. Zilberman (eds). New York: Springer Publishers, 2006.

Carter, C.A., J.A. Chalfant, R.E. Goodhue, and G.J. McKee. "Costs of 2001 Methyl Bromide Rules Estimated for California Strawberry Industry." California Agriculture 59(1) (2005):41-46.

Carter, C.A., J.A. Chalfant, R.E. Goodhue, F.M. Han, and M. DeSantis. "The Methyl Bromide Ban: Economic Impacts on the California Strawberry Industry." Review of Agricultural Economics 27(2) (2005):181-197.

Bond, C.A., C.A. Carter, and Y.H. Farzin. "Economic and Environmental Impacts of Genetically Modified Rice Adoption in California." Giannini Foundation Research Report 350. Davis, University of California, Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics, 2005.

Carter, C.A. and A.J. Estrin. "Opening of China's Trade, Labor Market Reform and Impact on Rural Wages." The World Economy 28(6) (2005):823-839.

Carter, C.A., J.A. Chalfant, and R.E. Goodhue. "The Red Edge: Demand-Enhancing Strategies for California Strawberries." Chapter in The Economics of Commodity Promotion Programs: Lessons From California. H. M. Kaiser, J.M. Alston, J. M. Crespi, and R.J. Sexton (eds.). New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc. 2005.

Carter, C.A. and X. Li. "Trends in China's Horticultural Trade." Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development 1(1) (2005):1-15.

Carter, C.A., D. Berwald, and A. Loyns. Economics of Genetically Modified Wheat. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.

Arthur, T., C.A. Carter, and A.P. Zwane. "International Trade and the Road Ahead for California Agriculture." Chapter in California Agriculture Dimensions and Issues. J.B. Siebert (ed). University of California, Giannini Foundation. 2004.

Carter, C.A. and X. Li. "Changing Trade Patterns in Major OECD Countries." Applied Economics 36(14) (2004): 1501-1511.

Anania, G., M. Bohman, C.A. Carter, and A. McCalla (eds.). Agricultural Policy Reform and the WTO: Where Are We Heading? Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar. 2004.

Carer, C.A., J.A. Chalfant, and R.E. Goodhue. "Invasive Species in Agriculture: A Rising Concern." Western Economics Forum 3(2) (2004).

Carter, C.A. Futures and Options Markets: An Introduction. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003.

Carter, C.A., J. Chen, and B. Chu. "Agricultural Productivity Growth in China: Farm Level versus Aggregate Measurement." China Economic Review 14(1) (2003): 53-71.

Carter, C.A. and G.P. Gruére. "International Approaches to the Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods." Choices (2003):1-4.

Carter, C.A. and G.P. Gruére. "Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods: Does it Really Provide Consumer Choice?" Agbioforum 6(1&2) (2003):68-70.

Carter, C.A. and G.P. Gruére. "Mandatory vs. Voluntary Labeling of GM Food, Consumer Choice and Autonomy." Agbioforum 6(3) (2003):143-144.

Bond, C.A., C.A. Carter, and Y.H. Farzin. "Medium Grains, High Stakes: Economics of HT Rice in California." Agbioforum 6(4) (2003):146-154.

Carter, C.A. and X. Li. "Implications of WTO Accession for China's Agricultural Trade Patterns." Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 46(2) (2002):193-207.

Carter, C.A. and B. Lohmar. "Regional Specialization of China's Agricultural Production." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 84(3) (2002):749-753.

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