Research

Cropland Data Layer with Common Land Unit boundaries: Iowa.

Peer-Reviewed Research Journal Articles

Burlig, F. & A. W. Stevens (2024). Social networks and technology adoption: Evidence from church mergers in the U.S. Midwest. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 106(3), 1141–1166.

Teal, J. & A. W. Stevens (2024). Race and premium misrating in the U.S. Federal Crop Insurance Program. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 46(1), 169–188.

Stevens, A. W. & J. Teal (2024). Diversification and resilience of firms in the agrifood supply chain. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 106(2), 739–778.

Court, C. D., D. Outerbridge, L. Baker, L. Birou, C. Campbell, G. DiGiacomo, S. Galindo, J. Lai, A. Magnier, M. Miller, G. de L. T. Oliveira, E. Orlando, H. H. Peterson, X. Qiao, F. Roka, A. Ropicki, B. B. Saha, A. W. Stevens, & L. Zhang (2023). Pandemic Produce: Impacts of COVID-19 on Florida’s Fruit and Vegetable Industries. Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, 21(1), 69–88.

Peterson, H. H., G. DiGiacomo, C. Court, M. Miller, G. Oliveira, A. W. Stevens, L. Zhang, L. Baker, J. Nowak, E. Orlando, & B. B. Saha (2023). Impacts of COVID-19 on US food supply chain businesses: Regional survey results. PLoS ONE, 18(2), e0281930.

Pinto, P., S. Cartoni-Casamitjana, C. Cureton, A. W. Stevens, D. E. Stoltenberg, J. Zimbric, & V. D. Picasso (2022). Intercropping legumes and intermediate wheatgrass increases forage yield, nutritive value, and profitability without reducing grain yields. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 6, 977841.

Fan, L. A. W. Stevens, & B. Thomas (2022). Consumer purchasing response to genetically engineered labelingFood Policy, 110, 102296.

Picasso, V. D., M. Berti, K. Cassida, S. Collier, D. Fang, A. Finan, M. Krome, D. Hannaway, W. Lamp, A. W. Stevens, & C. Williams (2022). Diverse perennial circular forage systems are needed to foster resilience, ecosystem services, and socioeconomic benefits in agricultural landscapesGrassland Research, 1(2), 123–130.

Stevens, A. W. & K. Wu (2022). Land Tenure and Profitability Among Young Farmers and Ranchers. Agricultural Finance Review, 82(3), 486–504.

Stevens, A. W. (2022). The economics of land tenure and soil healthSoil Security, 6, 100047.

Stevens, A. W. (2022). Nontraditional Credit in the Wisconsin Dairy IndustryAgricultural Finance Review, 82(2), 310–328.

Stevens, A. W. & D. W. Bromley (2021). Rural Counties That Rely on Dairy and Animal Agriculture Saw Higher Unemployment Rates due to COVID-19Choices, 36(3).

Berck, P., G. Englander, S. Gold, S. He, J. Horsager, S. Kaplan, M. Sears, A. Stevens, C. Trachtman, R. Taylor, & S. B. Villas-Boas (2021). Recycling Policies, Behavior and Convenience: Survey Evidence from the CalRecycle Program. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 43(2), 641–658.

Liao, S. F., M. S. Hasan, Z. Yang, A. W. Stevens, J. Brett, & Z. Peng (2020). Feeding Arsenic-Containing Rice Bran to Growing Pigs: Growth Performance, Arsenic Tissue Distribution, and Arsenic Excretion. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(22), 8530.

Stevens, A. W. (2019). Economic Theory Provides Insights for Soil Health PolicyChoices, 34(2).

Stevens, A. W. (2019). Assessing Student Learning Using a Digital Grading Platform. Applied Economics Teaching Resources, 1(1), 18–24.

Hilger, J., E. Hallstein, A. W. Stevens, & S. Villas-Boas (2019). Measuring Willingness to Pay for Environmental Attributes in SeafoodEnvironmental and Resource Economics, 73(1), 307–332.

Stevens, A. W. (2018). Review: The economics of soil healthFood Policy, 80, 1–9.

Stevens, A. W. (2017). Quinoa quandary: Cultural tastes and nutrition in PeruFood Policy, 71, 132–142.

Berck, P., J. Moe-Lange, A. Stevens, & S. Villas-Boas (2016). Measuring Consumer Responses to a Bottled Water Tax PolicyAmerican Journal of Agricultural Economics, 98(4), 981–996.

Book Chapters

Stevens, A. W. (2023). Estimating Agricultural Acreage Responses to Input Prices: Groundwater in California. In D. Zilberman, J. M. Perloff, & C. Spindell Berck (Eds.). Sustainable Resource Development in the 21st Century: Essays in Memory of Peter Berck (pp. 93–106). Natural Resource Management and Policy, vol. 57. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Berck, P., M. Blundell, G. Englander, S. Gold, Y. (S.) He, J. Horsager, S. Kaplan, M. Van Dop Sears, A. Stevens, C. Trachtman, R. Taylor, S. B. Villas-Boas, & C. Spindell Berck (2023). Recycling Behavior and Convenience. In D. Zilberman, J. M. Perloff, & C. Spindell Berck (Eds.). Sustainable Resource Development in the 21st Century: Essays in Memory of Peter Berck (pp. 213–230). Natural Resource Management and Policy, vol. 57. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Englander, G., A. W. Stevens, R. L. C. Taylor, & S. B. Villas-Boas (2023). The Impact of Ecolabels and Green Taxes on Market Outcomes. In M. d. G. Garcia & A. Cortês (Eds.). Blue Planet Law: The Ecology of our Economic and Technological World (pp. 159–172). Sustainable Development Goals
Series. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Peer-Reviewed Teaching Case Studies

J. M. Pahl & A. W. Stevens (2022). Budz Butter: An Entrepreneurial (Ad)venture into the World of CBD. Journal of Case Studies, 40(1), 33–47. (2022 Best Case Award, Journal of Case Studies, Society for Case Research.)

Stevens, A. W. & J. M. Pahl (2021). High Stakes: Managing Risk and Policy Uncertainty in the Market for CBD Food ProductsApplied Economics Teaching Resources, 3(4), 89–98.

Book Reviews

A. W. Stevens (2022). “Who gets to live on the land?,” review of the book The Long Land War: The Global Struggle for Occupancy Rights, by J. Guldi. The Christian Century, 139(20), pp. 90–93, December, 2022 (online: December 13, 2022).

A. W. Stevens (2021). “Our social contract needs to be renewed,” review of the book What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract for a Better Society, by M. Shafik. The Christian Century, 138(23), p. 41, November 17, 2021 (online: November 11, 2021).

A. W. Stevens (2020). “Is LGBT equality economically beneficial for all?,” review of the book The Economic Case for LGBT Equality: Why Fair and Equal Treatment Benefits Us All, by M. V. Lee Badgett. The Christian Century, 137(16), pp. 38–39, July 29, 2020 (online: July 23, 2020).

A. W. Stevens (2020). “How wealth and unjust tax policy erode democracy,” review of the book The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay, by E. Saez and G. Zucman. The Christian Century, 137(2), pp. 42–43, January 15, 2020 (online: January 9, 2020).

A. W. Stevens (2018). “An economist’s call for a politics of global solidarity,” review of the book The Infinite Desire for Growth, by D. Cohen. The Christian Century, 135(24), p. 42, November 21, 2018 (online: November 12, 2018).

Other Publications

Kokinos, B. P., R. A. Budde, M. Grez Capdeville, L. A. Amundson, A. W. Stevens, J.-P. Chavas, & T. D. Crenshaw (2023). 191 Recovery of Growth and Body Composition in 10-kg Pigs after a 6-Week Growth Attenuation by Ammonium Chloride Additions to Feed. Journal of Animal Science, 101(Issue Supplement 2), 57–58.

Walsh, K. M., B. P. Kokinos, M. Grez-Capdeville, L. A. Amundson, A. W. Stevens, J.-P. Chavas, & T. D. Crenshaw (2022). 206 Efficacy of Using Ammonium Chloride Supplements During Crisis Management to Stop Growth in Various Ages of Pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 100(Issue Supplement 3), 94.

Stevens, A. W., K. Bernhardt, J. Vanderlin, & T. Wagner (2021). Many Wisconsin dairy farmers borrow from nontraditional lenders. Fact sheet. University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Extension.

Liao, S. F., S. Hasan, A. W. Stevens, Z. Yang, J. M. Feugang, & Z. Peng (2021). PSIV-B-20 A fecal arsenic excretion pattern in pigs fed arsenic-containing rice bran. Journal of Animal Science, 99(Issue Supplement 3), 389.

Liao, S. F., M. S. Hasan, Z. Yang, A. W. Stevens, J. Brett, & Z. Peng (2020). PSIII-29 Feeding arsenic-containing rice bran to growing pigs: arsenic distribution in major tissues. Journal of Animal Science, 98(Issue Supplement 4), 365.

Stevens, A. W. (2019). Theme Overview: Soil Health Policy in the United States and Abroad. Choices, 34(2).

Berck, P., G. Englander, S. Gold, Y. He, J. Horsager, S. Kaplan, A. Stevens, R. Taylor, C. Trachtman, M. Van Dop, & S. Villas-Boas (2018). Convenient Beverage Recycling in California. A Report to the California State Legislature.

Stevens, A., P. Berck, & S. B. Villas-Boas (2016). Taxing Bottled Water as an Environmental Policy. Agricultural and Resource Economics Update, 19(4): 9–11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.

Working Papers

Stevens, A. W., “Temperature, Wages, and Agricultural Labor Productivity.”

Stevens, A. W., “Ethanol Refineries and Local Land Use.”

Stevens, A. W. & W. B. Bradley, “Crop Rotations and Risk Management in Mississippi Delta Agriculture.”

Stevens, A. W., “Labor Relations, Brand Value, and Trust in Agricultural Cooperatives.”

Wells, K. K., M. G. Interis, A. Harri, & A. W. Stevens, “Using a theoretically consistent combined revealed and stated preference method for valuation when use data are sparse or nonexistent.”

Stevens, A. W. & J. Teal, “Predicting Firm Diversification in Agri-Food Value Chains.”