Eric W. Crawford

Eric W. Crawford

Ph.D., Cornell University
M.P.A., Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
B.A., Pomona College


Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle Dr., Rm 208
Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing Michigan 48824-1039

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All Publications (View all Crawford’s publications on Google Scholar sorted by year)

Selected Publications

  • Ayala Wineman and Eric W. Crawford. In press 2017. Climate change and crop choice in Zambia: A mathematical programming approach. NJAS – Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. Online at
  • T. S. Jayne, David Mather, Nicole M. Mason, Jacob Ricker-Gilbert and Eric W. Crawford. 2015.  Rejoinder to the comment by Andrew Dorward and Ephraim Chirwa on Jayne, T. S., D. Mather, N. Mason, and J. Ricker-Gilbert. 2013. How do fertilizer subsidy program affect total fertilizer use in sub-Saharan Africa? Crowding out, diversion, and benefit/cost assessments. Agricultural Economics, 44 (6), 687–703.
  • Ayala Wineman and Eric Crawford. 2014. Climate Change and Crop Choice in Zambia: A Mathematical Programming Approach. Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s 2014 AAEA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, July 27-29.
  • Magen, Benjamin, Crawford, Eric W., Maredia, Mywish. 2013. “Economic impact of CRSP’s investment in the development and dissemination of improved cowpea varietal technology: New evidence from Senegal.” Impact Assessment Research Brief 4. Michigan State University: Dry Grain Pulses CRSP, January.
  • Kelly, Valerie A., Crawford, Eric W., Ricker-Gilbert, Jacob. 2011. “The New Generation of African Fertilizer Subsidies: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?.” Policy Synthesis 87. East Lansing, MI: Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University, May.
  • Erbaugh, J. M., Crawford, Eric W., Adipala, Ekwamu. 2009. Strengthening Faculties of Agriculture in Africa Through Collaborative Post-Graduate Degree Training By U.S. and African Universities: The HEPAD Experience. [Abstract] Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education 16 (2): 70.
  • Kelly, Valerie A., and Eric W. Crawford. 2007. Policies and actions to stimulate private sector fertilizer marketing in sub-Saharan Africa. Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Occasional Paper No. 15. Rome: FAO.
  • Crawford, Eric W., T. S. Jayne, and Valerie A. Kelly. 2006. Alternative Approaches for Promoting Fertilizer Use in Africa. Agriculture and Rural Development Discussion Paper 22. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
  • Crawford, E., V. Kelly, T. S. Jayne, and J. Howard (Eds.). 2003. “Input Use and Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Special Issue, Food Policy, 28(4):277-419.
  • Oehmke, James F., and Eric W. Crawford. 2002. “The Sensitivity of Returns to Research Calculations to Supply Elasticity.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 84(2):366-69.
  • Colin, Jean-Philippe, and Eric W. Crawford (Eds.). 2001. Research on Agricultural Systems: Accomplishments, Perspectives and Issues. New York: Nova Science Publishers.