What are the major pieces of literature on Agricultural economics as well as the household names in its research?

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What are the major pieces of literature on Agricultural economics as well as the household names when it comes to Agricultural economic research?

I am mathematics major student with an MA in Economics, I am developing an insatiable interest in Agricultural economics and would like to read more on research in this area. I would like to be guided on the body of literature making names in this field.

I will particularly be interested in works that apply econometric techniques using time series econometrics and forecasting, panel data.

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Handbook of Agricultural Economics

Editors: Bruce L. Gardner and Gordon C. Rausser

Volume 1, Part A, Pages 3-741 (2001)

Agricultural Production

Volume 1, Part B, Pages 745-1209 (2001)

Marketing, Distribution and Consumers

Volume 2, Part A, Pages 1213-1686 (2002)

Agriculture and its External Linkages

Volume 2, Part B, Pages 1689-2249 (2002)

Agricultural and Food Policy

 

Editors: R. Evenson and P. Pingali

Handbook of Agricultural Economics

Volume 3, Pages 2251-3031 (2007)

Agricultural Development: Farmers, Farm Production and Farm Markets

Volume 4, Pages 3035-3894 (2010)

 

The Handbook has a total of 74 chapters, each on a specific topic. Chapters with special emphasis in econometric applications are

 

Chapter 12 The agricultural producer: Theory and statistical measurement

Pages 629-741

Richard E. Just, Rulon D. Pope

 

Chapter 16 Marketing margins: Empirical analysis

Pages 933-970

Michael K. Wohlgenant

 

Chapter 17 Spatial price analysis

Pages 971-1024

Paul L. Fackler, Barry K. Goodwin

Last updated on April 29, 2016