Scott Loveridge

Scott Loveridge

PhD Michigan State University
MS Michigan State University
BA Kalamazoo College


Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle Dr., Room 4, Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

517 432 9969, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)



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

Selected Publications  (names of advisees or student employees are underscored)

Parker, Jason, Courtney Cuthbertson, Scott Loveridge, Mark Skidmore, and William Dyer. 2017.  “Forecasting State-Level Premature Deaths from Alcohol, Drugs, and Suicides Using Google Trends Data.”  Journal of Affective Disorders 213: 9-15.   

Cuthbertson, Courtney, Cathy Newkirk, Joan Ilardo, Scott Loveridge, and Mark Skidmore.  2017. “Angry, Scared, and Unsure: Mental Health Consequences of Contaminated Water in Flint, Michigan.”  J. Urban Health.  DOI: 10.1007/s11524-016-0089-y.  Online at:

Clark, Jill, Molly Bean Smith, Samina Raja, Scott Loveridge, Julia Freedgood, and Kimberly Hodgson.  2017.  Cooperative Extension and Food System Change – Goals, Strategies, and Resources.  J. of Ag. and Human Values.  DOI: 10.1007/s10460-016-9715-2. 

Loveridge, Scott, and Dusan Paredes. 2017. “Are Rural Costs of Living Lower?  Evidence from a Big Mac Index Approach.” International Regional Science Review.  DOI: 10.1177/0160017616650488. 

Lee, Gi-Eu, Scott Loveridge, and Julie A. Winkler. 2016. “Does the Public Care About How Climate Change Might Affect Agriculture?”  Choices. Quarter 1. Available online:

Loveridge, Scott, and Timothy Komarek. 2016. “Individual Discount Rates Forecast County-Level Unemployment Change.” Applied Economics Letters.  23(18): 1301-1304.

Reimer, Adam, Yicheol Han, Stephan Goetz, Scott Loveridge, and Don Albrecht.  2016.  “Issue Networks in U.S. Rural Policy Discourse.”  Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.   38(2): 260-275. 

Nizalov, Denys, Suzanne Thornsbury, Scott Loveridge, Mollie Woods, and Olha Zadorozhna. 2016.  “Security of Property Rights and Transition in Land Use.”  Journal of Comparative Economics.  44(1): 76-91.  DOI 10.1016/j.jce.2015.10.008