Christopher Wolf

Christopher Wolf

Ph.D. University of California-Davis
B.S. University of Wisconsin


Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle Dr., Rm 317A
Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

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

Selected Publications

Wolf, C. and G. Tonsor. “Dairy Farmer Policy Preferences.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 38(August 2013):220-234.

Binkley, D., S. Harsh, C. Wolf, D. Kirk, and S. Safferman. “Electricity Purchase Agreementsand Distributed Energy Policies for Anaerobic Digesters.” Energy Policy 53(February 2013):341-352.

Olynk, N., C. Wolf, and G. Tonsor. Production Technology Option Value: The Case of rbST in Michigan.” Agricultural Economics 43(November 2012 Supplement S1):1-9.

Wolf, C. “Dairy Farmer Use of Price Risk Management Tools.” Journal of Dairy Science 95(July 2012):4176-4183.

Tonsor, G. and C. Wolf. “The Effect of Video Information on Consumers: The Case of Milk Production Attributes.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 94(2012):503-508 doi:10.1093/ajae/aar078.

Wolf, C., G. Tonsor, and N. Olynk. “Understanding US Consumer Demand for Milk        Production Attributes.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 36(August    2011):326-342.

Wolf, C., F. Lupi, and S. Harsh. “Farmer Demand for Financial Record-Keeping System Attributes.” Agricultural Finance Review 71(2011):259-276.

Tonsor, G. and C. Wolf. “On Mandatory Labeling of Animal Welfare Attributes.” Food Policy 36(June 2011):430-437.

Olynk, N., and C. Wolf. “Aligning Incentives for Contract Dairy Heifer Raising.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 35(December 2010):489-502.

Wolf, C. “Understanding the Milk-to-Feed Price Ratio as a Proxy for Dairy Farm Profitability.” Journal of Dairy Science 93(October 2010):4942-4948.

Tonsor, G., C. Wolf, and  N. Olynk. “Consumer Voting and Demand Behavior Regarding Swine Gestation Crates.” Food Policy 34(December 2009):492-498.

Tonsor, G., N. Olynk, and C. Wolf. “Consumer Preferences for Animal Welfare Attributes: The Case of Gestation Crates.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 41(December 2009):713-730.

Wolf, C., J.R. Black and J. Hadrich. “Upper Midwest Dairy Farm Revenue Variation and Insurance Implications.” Agricultural Finance Review 69(Fall 2009):346-358.

Gramig, B., R. Horan and C. Wolf. “Livestock Disease Indemnity Design When Moral Hazard is Followed by Adverse Selection.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 91(August 2009):627-641.