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)


All Publications (View all Myers’ publications registered at Google Scholar, sorted by year.)

Selected Publications

  • Mghenyi, E., R.J. Myers and T.S. Jayne. The effects of a large discrete maize price increase on the distribution of household welfare and poverty in rural Kenya. Agricultural Economics 42(3):343-356).
  • Mason, Nicole N., Jayne, Thomas S., Chapoto, Antony, Myers, Robert J. 2010. A Test of the New Variant Famine Hypothesis: Panel Survey Evidence from Zambia. World Development 38 (3): 356-368.
  • Robison, Lindon J., Shupp, Robert S., Myers, Robert J. 2010. Expected Utility Paradoxes. Journal of Socio-Economics 39 (2): 187-193.
  • Guan, Zhengfei, Kumbhakar, Subal C., Myers, Robert J., Oude Lansink, Alfons. 2009. Measuring excess capital capacity in agricultural production. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 91 (3): 765-776.
  • Liu, Yanyan, Myers, Robert J. 2009. Model Selection in Stochastic Frontier Analysis with an Application to Maize Production in Kenya. Journal of Productivity Analysis 31 33-46.
  • Lasco, Christine, Myers, Robert J., Bernsten, Richard H. 2008. Dynamics of Rice Prices and Agricultural Wages in the Philippines. Agricultural Economics 38 (3): 339-348.
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  • Jayne, Thomas S., Myers, Robert J., Nyoro, James. 2008. The Effects of NCPB Marketing Policies on Maize Market Prices in Kenya. Agricultural Economics 38 (3): 313-325.
  • Guan, Z., S.C. Kumbhakar, R.J. Myers, and A. Oude Lansink. “Measuring Excess Capital Capacity in Agricultural Production.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 91(3); 765-776, 2009.
  • Negassa, A., Myers, R. J. Estimating Policy Effects on Spatial Market Efficiency: An Extension to the Parity Bounds Model. American Journal of Agricultural Economics.  89(2): 338-352, 2007.
  • “Crop Insurance Under Catastrophic Risk.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Nov. 2000 (with John Duncan).
  • “Hedging with Futures and Options Under a Truncated Cash Price Distribution.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Dec. 1999 (with S. Hanson and J. Hilker).
  • “Regime Shifts and Technology Diffusion in Crop Yield Growth Paths with an Application to Maize Yields in Zimbabwe.” Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, December, 1997 (with T. Jayne).