Dr. John M Crespi

Dr. John M Crespi

  • Professor


Contact Info

578F Heady Hall, 518 Farm House Lane,

Area of Expertise

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Industrial Organization


  • Ph.D., Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California at Davis, 2000
  • M.A., Economics, Colorado State University, 1994
  • B.A. Economics, California State University, Sacramento, 1989
  • B.A., English, California State University, Sacramento, 1988


  • Director, Center for Agricultural & Rural Development, 2020-Present
  • Faculty, Center for Agricultural & Rural Development, 2016-present
  • ISU Brain Initiative, 2015-2020
  • Editor, Agricultural Policy Review, 2018–present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, 2007-present
  • Associate Editor, Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, 2015-present
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2006-2009

Awards and Honors

  • Marvin A Pomerantz Endowment for Faculty Enrichment Award, 2023
  • College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Dean’s Citation Award (shared with several co-authors), 2022
  • Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis (shared with several co-authors), 2019
  • Western Agricultural Economics Association Award for Outstanding Published Research (shared with Richard Sexton), 2006
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Early Career Award for Teaching and Research, 2004
  • American Agricultural Economics Association Award for Outstanding Dissertation, 2001
  • Gordon A. King Award for Outstanding Dissertation (UC Davis), 2001