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The “Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents” study was conducted from February through April in 2016. The study is an opinion based survey used to poll professionals with a knowledge of Ohio’s cropland values and rental rates. Surveyed groups include professional farm managers, rural appraisers, agricultural lenders, OSU Extension educators, and Farm Service Agency personnel. Landowners and farmers are represented, but as a minority of the survey respondents. Ohio cropland values and cash rental rates are projected to decrease in 2016. According to the Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents...
Presentation at Capitol Hill Briefing organized by The Council on Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics in collaboration with Agricutlural and Applied Economics Association, Washington, DC, February 11, 2016. This presentation was also given as a C-FARE Webinar: listen to the Webinar presentation here .
Over the last twenty years, the education landscape in Ohio has dramatically changed as school choice policies have opened up public funding to private schools and charter schools, increasing school options for parents and students. In recent years, the utilization of Ohio’s school choice programs has rapidly grown, with more than 350,000 Ohio students participating in a school choice program in 2014. As these programs have grown, the amount of public funds involved in school choice program has also grown, well exceeding $1.5 billion in 2014. This rise has shifted the public discourse around...
Temporary and Permanent Migrant Selection: The Role of Ability, Wage Expectations, and Familial Networks
(with Katrina Kosec and Valerie Mueller) In this paper, we investigate what drives temporary versus permanent internal migration using a unique panel survey of rural households in Pakistan spanning 27 years (1986-2013). The economics literature largely fails to distinguish temporary and permanent migrants, and rather consolidates them into a single category. However, temporary migrants typically retain direct decision-making power within the origin household. This non-monetary linkage is likely to influence a broad spectrum of allocation decisions, ranging from saving and investment to...
“Regional innovation policy in Taiwan and South Korea: Impact of science parks on firm-productivity distributions,”
"The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Overall economic impact, and what it might mean for U.S. agriculture"
Evaluating Policy Design Choices for the Margin Protection Program for Dairy Producers: An Expected Indemnity Approach
Published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy . Authors: John Newton; Cameron S. Thraen; Marin Bozic. doi: 10.1093/aepp/ppv033.
Presented at The Ohio State University's 2015-2016 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series Dean's Preview Meeting on December 7, 2015.