Recent Publications

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This report provides an update on the agricultural loan delinquency rates in the US and Ohio through the first quarter of 2021.
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Invited Paper prepared for presentation in session: “Challenges to the Multilateral Trading System: What’s Next for Agricultural Trade Policy?” at the 2021 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, August 1-3. Discusses the US-China trade war and the failure to make progress on China's use of subsidies.
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Heterogeneous firms model developed to identify relationship between firm productivity and product quality. Published in Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 46(1) (2021) in collaboration with Jihyun Eum (Kangwon National University) and Stanley Thompson (Ohio State University).
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Featured Article in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 43(2) (2021). Discussion of author's contributions to industrial organization and international economics.
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Published in William and Mary Business Law Review 12(2021) with Daniel Chow (Moritz School of Law, Ohio State University).
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A report on the accuracy and informativeness of agricultural Baselines.
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Kuethe, T.H., S.S. Bora, and A.L. Katchova. “Improving ERS’s Net Cash Income Forecasts using USDA Baseline Projections.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2021). https://doi.org/10.22004/ag.econ.310528
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The US banking sector and local community banks faced great uncertainty in 2020 due to pandemic. The consolidation intensity within US banking sector continued in 2020. Ohio experienced a similar trend, with continued decrease in the number of community banks. However, Ohio banks remained highly profitable relative to the national average, and the credit availability increased significantly as the increase in the amount of bank deposits outpaced the increase in the amount of loans. Overall Ohio banks slightly increased bankruptcy risks in 2020 but are still more resilient than the national...
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This reports provides an update on Chapter 12 farm bankruptcies through the fourth quarter of 2020. The US banking sector and local community banks faced great uncertainty in 2020 due to pandemic. The consolidation intensity within US banking sector continued in 2020. Ohio experienced a similar trend, with continued decrease in the number of community banks. However, Ohio banks remained highly profitable relative to the national average, and the credit availability increased significantly as the increase in the amount of bank deposits outpaced the increase in the amount of loans. Overall Ohio...

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