Research Publications


Food and Resource Economics Department Refereed Publications, 2018

Budgeted Faculty

  1. Adegbola, Yai Ulrich, Paul R. Fisher, and Alan W. Hodges. 2018. Benchmarking the Efficiency of Transplanting Plant Cuttings at Large Young Plant Greenhouse Operations. Hortscience 53(8):1133–1138. [DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI12183-18]

  2. Anderson, J.L., F. Asche, T. Garlock.  2018. Globalization and Commoditization: The Transformation of the Seafood Market, Journal of Commodity Markets, Vol 12: 2-8.  [DOI: 10.1016/j.jcomm.2017.12.004]

  3. Asche, F., T. Garlock, L. Anderson, S. Bush, M. Smith,  C. Anderson, J. Chu, K. Garrett, A., Lem, K. Lorenzen, A.  Oglend, S. Tveteras and S. Vannuccini. 2018. The Three Pillars of Sustainability in Fisheries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Sep, 201807677 [DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1807677115 ]

  4. Benn, J. and T. Olexa. 2018. Feeling the Squeeze: Citrus Greening Policy in the Western Hemisphere, Drake Journal of Agricultural Law Drake J. Agric. L. 23(2): 175-200.

  5. Chen, X., Gao, M. Swisher, L. House, X. Zhao, 2018. Eco-labeling in the Fresh Produce Market: Not All Environmentally Friendly Labels Are Equally Valued. Ecological Economics, 154, 201-210. [DOI:/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.07.014]

  6. Conlan, E., Borisova, E. Smith, J. Williamson, and M. Olmstead. 2018. The Use of Irrigation for Frost Protection for Blueberry in the Southeastern United States. HortTechnology, 28(5): 660-667 [DOI: 10.21273/HORTTECH04008-18]

  7. Domonko, E., B. McFadden, F. Mishili, Mullally, and D. Farnsworth. 2018. Consumer Risk Perception of Vitamin A Deficiency and Acceptance of Biofortified Rice in the Morogoro Region of Tanzania. African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 13(1): 1-14.

  8. Edenbrandt, A.K., House, Z. Gao, M. Olmstead, and D. Gray, 2018. Consumer Acceptance of Cisgenic Food and the Impact of Information and Status Quo. Food Quality and Preference, 69, 44-52. [DOI:/10.1016/j.foodqual.2018.04.007]

  9. El Zein, A., A. Mathews, House, and K. Shelnutt. 2018. Why Are Hungry College Students Not Seeking Help? Predictors of and Barriers to Using an On-Campus Food Pantry. Nutrients, 10(9): 1163.

  10. Gao, Z., X. Yu, C. Li, and B. C. McFadden. 2019. The Interaction between Country of Origin and Genetically Modified Orange Juice in Urban China. Food Quality and Preference, 71, 475-484. [DOI:10.1016/j.foodqual.2018.03.016 ]

  11. Goodwin, B.K., M.T. Holt, G. Önel, and J. Prestemon, 2018. Copula-Based Nonlinear Modeling of the Law of One Price, Empirical Economics, 54(3), 1237-1265 [DOI: ]

  12. Grogan, K.A. The Great American Health Care Debate: A Classroom Game to Explore Risk and Insurance. Journal of Economic Education 49(4), [DOI: 10.1080/00220485.2018.1500960]

  13. Guillamon Saorin, E. M. Kapelko, and E. Stefanou. 2018.  Corporate Social Responsibility and Operational Inefficiency: A Dynamic Approach. Sustainability, 10(7), 2277. [DOI:/10.3390/su10072277]

  14. Heng, Y., Z. Gao, Y. Jiang, and X. Chen. 2018. Exploring hidden factors behind online food shopping from Amazon reviews: A topic mining approach. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 42, pp.161-168. [DOI:/10.1016/j.jretconser.2018.02.006]

  15. Heng, Y. and A. House. 2018. Cluster Analysis for Fruit and Consumption Patterns: An International Study. British Food Journal 120(9): 1942-1952. [DOI:10.1108/BFJ-01-2018-0014]

  16. Heng, Y. and H.H. Peterson. 2018. Interaction Effects and Labeled Attributes for Eggs in the United States. Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing 30(3): 236-250. [DOI: 10.1016/S2095-3119(17)61837-9]

  17. Heng, Y. and A. House. 2018. Do U.S. Suppliers Benefit from South Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement? The Case of Orange Juice. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 21(7): 883-894. [DOI: 10.22434/IFAMR2017.0081]

  18. Heng, Y., L.A. House, and H. Kim. 2018. “The Competition of Beverages in Current Market: A Composite Demand Analysis.” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 47(1): 118-131. [DOI: 10.1017/age.2017.10]

  19. Kassas, Bachir, Marco A. Palma, and David P. Anderson. 2018. Fine-tuning willingness-to-pay estimates in second price auctions for market goods. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 77 (2018): 50-61. [DOI: 10.1016/j.socec.2018.09.002]

  20. Kropp, J.D., S. Abarca Orozco, D. C. Diehl, G. D. Israel,  S. Galindo-Gonzalez, L. Headrick, and K. P. Shelnutt. 2018. A Plate Waste Evaluation of the Farm to School Program. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 50(4):332-339. [DOI: 10.1016/j.jneb.2017.10.005]

  21. Kim, H., M. Zansler, and House. 2018. Retail Promotion with Price Cut and the Imperfect Price Responses of Orange Juice Demand in the U.S. Agribusiness: An International Journal, 34(2):363-376.

  22. Mangin T, C. Costello, L. Anderson, R. Arnason, M. Elliott, S.D. Gaines, R. Hilborn, E. Petersen, and R. Sumaila, 2018. Are fishery management upgrades worth the cost? PLOSONE 13(9): e0204258. [DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204258]

  23. Moss, C.B., Mbaye, A. Naseem, and J.F. Oehmke. 2018. Did the Plan Sénégal Emergent Affect Cropping Decisions in the Senegal River Basin? Economies 6(3): 42. [DOI: 10.3390/economies6030042]

  24. Mullally, C. and J. Lusk. 2018. The Impact of Farm Animal Housing Restrictions on Egg Prices, Consumer Welfare, and Production in California. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 100(3): 649-669. [DOI: 10.1093/ajae/aax049]

  25. Mullally, C. and S. Chakravarty. 2018. Are Matching Funds for Smallholder Irrigation Money Well Spent? Food Policy 76(1): 70-80. [DOI: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2018.03.009]

  26. Onel, G. Adjustment costs and threshold effects in factor demand relationships. Applied Economics, 50 (18): 2070-2086. [ DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2017.1388908 ]

  27. Önel, G. An Implicit Model of Adjustment Costs in Differential Factor Demand Systems. Theoretical and Applied Economics, 25(2): 119-132.

  28. Onel, G., Kropp, and C.B. Moss. 2018. Asset Concentration in the U.S. Agricultural Balance Sheet: A Relative Information Approach. Agricultural Finance Review 78(4): 497-512. [DOI: 10.1108/AFR-08-2017-0068].

  29. Roth, L., A. Simonne, House, and S. Ahn. 2018.Microbiological analysis of fresh produce sold at Florida farmers’ markets. Food Control, 92(October):444-449.

  30. Schmitz, A. 2018. Commodity price stabilization under unattainable stocks. Theoretical Economic Letters 8(5):861-865. [Doi: 4236/tel.2018.85061]

  31. Schmitz, A. 2018. Producers’ preference for price instability? Theoretical Economic Letters 8(10):1746-1751. [Doi: 4236/tel.2018.810114]

  32. Seidu, A. and Önel. 2018. Do Agrarian Households use International Migration as an Income Diversification Strategy? International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, 6(1): 1-21.

  33. Shen, M., L. Shi, and Gao. 2018. Beyond the Food Label Itself: How Does Color Affect Attention to Information on Food Labels and Preference for Food Attributes? Food Quality and Preference. 64, 47-55. [DOI:/10.1016/j.foodqual.2017.10.004]

  34. Shi, L. Gao and Xie. J. 2018. The impact of deal‐proneness on WTP estimates in incentive‐aligned value elicitation methods? Agricultural Economics, 49, 353-362. [DOI:/10.1111/agec.12421]

  35. Suh, D.H. and B. Moss. 2018. Examining the Crop Price Effects on Production Decision and Resource Allocation: An Ex-Ante Approach. Applied Economics 50(26): 2909-2919. [DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2017.1412077].

  36. Trejo-Pech, C., T. Spreen, and House. 2018. Florida’s Natural and the Supply of Florida Oranges. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 21(3):437-454.

  37. Van Treese II, J., A.K. Koeser, G.E. Fitzpartick, T. Olexa and E. J. Allen. 2018. Driver’s Risk Perception of Roadside Tree, Arboricultural Journal, 40:3, 153 – 161. [DOI: 10.1080/03071375.2018.1487661]

  38. Wang, J., J. Ge, and Gao, 2018. Consumers’ Preferences and Derived Willingness-to-Pay for Water Supply Safety Improvement: The Analysis of Pricing and Incentive Strategies. Sustainability, 10(6), 1704. [DOI:/10.3390/su10061704]

  39. Wang, E, Gao, and Y. Heng. 2018. Improve access to EU market by identifying French consumer preference for fresh fruit from China. Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 17(6), pp.1463-1474. [DOI:/10.1016/S2095-3119(17)61837-9]

  40. West, T.A.P., A. Grogan, M.E. Swisher, J. Caviglia-Harris, E.O. Sills, D. Roberts, D. Harris, F.E. Putz. 2018. Impacts of REDD+ Payments on Coupled-Human Natural Systems in Amazonia. Ecosystem Services, 33, 68-76 [DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2018.08.008]

  41. West, T.A.P., A. Grogan, M.E. Swisher, J. Caviglia-Harris, E.O. Sills, D. Harris, D. Roberts, F.E. Putz. 2018. A Hybrid Optimization-Agent Based Model of REDD+ Payments to Households on an Old Deforestations Frontier in the Brazilian Amazon. Environmental Modelling and Software, 100, 159-174. [DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.11.007]

  42. Wu, Q., BiK. Grogan, and T. Borisova. 2018. Valuing Recreation Benefits of Natural Springs in Florida. Water 10(10): 1379. [DOI: 10.3390/w10101379


Other FRE Faculty


  1. Claassen, R., Wade, V. Breneman, R. Williams, and C. Loesch. 2018. Preserving native grassland: Can Sodsaver reduce cropland conversion? Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 73(3): 67A-73A.

  2. Rihn, A., Khachatryan, and X. Wei. 2018. Assessing Purchase Patterns of Price Conscious Consumers. Horticulturae, 4(3), 13.

  3. Khachatryan, H., and A. Rihn. Defining U.S. Consumers’ (Mis)perceptions of Pollinator Friendly Labels: An Exploratory Study. 2018. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 2(3), 365-378.

  4. Khachatryan, H., A. Rihn, B. Behe, C. Hall, B. Campbell, J. Dennis, and C. Yue. 2018. Visual Behavior, Buying Impulsiveness, and Consumer Behavior. Marketing Letters, 29(1), 23-35.

  5. Khachatryan, H., A. Rihn, B. Campbell, B. Behe, and C. Hall. 2018. How Do Consumer Perceptions of ‘Local’ Production Benefits Influence Their Visual Attention to State Marketing Programs? Agribusiness: An International Journal, 34(2), 390-406.

  6. Roka, F.M., and Guan. 2018. Farm labor management trends in Florida, USA – challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Agricultural Management 7: 1-9.

  7. Singerman, A., M. Burani-Arouca, and S.H.Futch. 2018. The Profitability of New Citrus Plantings in Florida in the Era of Huanglongbing. HortScience53(11):1655-1663. [DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI13410-18]

  8. Skevas, T., F. Wu, and Guan. 2018. Farm capital investment and deviations from the optimal path. Journal of Agricultural Economics 69: 561-577.

  9. Soto, J., F. Escobedo, Khachatryan, and D. Adams. 2018. Consumer Demand for Urban Forest Ecosystem Services and Disservices: Examining Trade-offs Using Choice Experiments and Best-Worst Scaling. Ecosystem Services, 29, 31-39.

  10. Wu, F., and Guan. 2018. Efficient estimation of risk preferences. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 100: 1172-1185.

  11. Wu, F., B. Qushim, M. Calle, and Guan. 2018. Government support in Mexican agriculture. Choices 33 (3): 1-11.

  12. Wu, F., Guan, and D.H. Suh. 2018. The effects of tomato suspension agreements on market price dynamics and farm revenue. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 40: 316-332.

  13. Yu, J., N. Boyd, and Guan. 2018. Relay-cropping and fallow programs for strawberry-based production system: effects on crop productivity and weed control. HortScience 53: 445-450.