William M. Edwards

Edwards, William M.
Emeritus Professor

Contact Information

Iowa State University
473 Heady Hall
Ames, IA 50011
(515) 294-6161
wedwards@iastate.edu
Personal Website

Education

  • PhD, Ag Economics, Iowa State University, 1979
  • MS, Ag Economics, Iowa State University, 1971
  • BS, Ag Business, Iowa State University, 1969

Research Interests

Farm management, agricultural finance, international agricultural development.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Gamma Sigma Delta Mission Award for Extension, 2005
  • College of Agriculture International Programs Award, 2004
  • ISU Extension Special Citation (Farm Bill Education), 2002
  • AAEA Extension Section President Award, 2007
  • AAEA Extension Section Outstanding Web Site, 2009
  • ISU Ag College Contribution to Distance Education Award, 2009
  • ISU 35-Year Club, 2009
  • ISU Extension Meritorious Service, 2011
  • ISU CALS Student Recruitment and Retention Award, 2012
  • ISU Extension Outstanding Success Story, 2011
  • Research and Extension Partnership Award (with Mike Duffy), 2012
Emeritus Professor

 Employment

Professor of Economics, Iowa State University, 1989-2013.  

Associate Professor of Economics, Iowa State University, 1984-1989.

Assistant Professor of Economics, Iowa State University, 1979-1984.

Instructor, Department of Economics, Iowa State University, 1974-1989.

Staff economist, Colombian Agrarian Reform Institute, 1972-1974.

Education

Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, Iowa State University, 1979

M.S.  Agricultural Economics, Iowa State University, 1971

B.S.  Agricultural Business, Iowa State University, 1969

ISU Economics Working Papers Series

Journal Articles

Books and Book Chapters/Sections Authored or Co-authored

Published Proceedings

Extension Publications

Other Publications

CARD Publications

October 2008
Does a Rising Biofuels Tide Raise All Boats? A Study of Cash Rent Determinants for Iowa Farmland under Hay and Pasture
Xiaodong Du, David A. Hennessy, William M. Edwards
[08-WP 479]

October 2007
Determinants of Iowa Cropland Cash Rental Rates: Testing Ricardian Rent Theory
Xiaodong Du, David A. Hennessy, William M. Edwards
[07-WP 454]