Robert J. Myers

Robert J. Myers

Ph.D., University of Minnesota
M.S., University of New England, Australia
B.S., University of New England, Australia

University Distinguished Professor and Associate Chairperson for Graduate Programs

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle, Dr., Rm 202C
Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

517 432 3649, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Biographical Information

Professor Robert J Myers joined the faculty at Michigan State University in 1986 to undertake research and teaching in the area of commodity market analysis and agricultural policy. Dr. Myers is appointed in the tenure system.  His primary research focus has been on risk management in agriculture, with an emphasis on market-based mechanisms for risk management, such as futures, options, and crop insurance.

He has published numerous articles in professional journals, been associate editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Review of Agricultural Economics, and worked as a consultant to the World Bank. He has served as editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. In 2005 he was named MSU University Distinguished Professor.

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