Richard J. Sexton

University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Distinguished Professor

One Shields Avenue

327 Voorhies

Davis, CA 95616

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Transportation Cost and Market Power of Middlemen: A Spatial Analysis of Agricultural Commodity Markets in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Nov 2006
Pierre R. Mérel, Richard J. Sexton and Aya Suzuki
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of Tokyo
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Agricultural markets, Endogenous assessment, Oligopsony, Transportation, Two-stage model

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Brand Choices and Periodic Sales As Substitute Instruments for Monopoly Price Discrimination

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Oct 2007
Tian Xia and Richard J. Sexton
Kansas State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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brands, price discrimination, sales, self selection

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Retail Prices for Milk by Fat Content: A New Theory and Empirical Test of Retailer Pricing Behavior

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jul 2009
Tian Xia and Richard J. Sexton
Kansas State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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horizontal differentiation, differential costs, milk, retailing

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Cost Containment in the WIC Program: Vendor Peer Groups and Reimbursement Rates

USDA-ERS Economic Research Report Number 171
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Oct 2014
Tina Saitone, Richard J. Sexton and Richard Volpe
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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WIC program, cost containment, vendor peer grouping, food assistance

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Managing Quantity, Quality, and Timing in Indian Cane Sugar Production: Ex Post Marketing Permits or Ex Ante Production Contracts?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6975
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sandhyarani Patlolla, Rachael E. Goodhue and Richard J. Sexton
San Francisco State University, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Judicial System Reform, Climate Change and Agriculture, Public Finance Decentralization and Poverty Reduction, Industrial and Consumer Services and Products, Social Policy, Contract Law, Contractual Savings, Legal Products, Legislation, Regulatory Regimes, Public Sector Economics, Agricultural Economics, Legal Reform, Crops and Crop Management Systems

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The Economics of Food Vendors Specialized to Serving the Women, Infants, and Children Program

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 101, Issue 1, pp. 20-38, 2019
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Patrick W. McLaughlin, Tina Saitone and Richard J. Sexton
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Food access, non‐price competition, Women, Infants and Children Program

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Optimal Investment in Transportation Infrastructure When Middlemen Have Market Power: A Developing‐Country Analysis

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 91, Issue 2, pp. 462-476, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Pierre Mérel, Richard J. Sexton and Aya Suzuki
Jinan University, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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agricultural markets, endogenous assessment, oligopsony, transportation, two‐stage model

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The Cost Effectiveness of the U.S. Export Enhancement Program Bonus Allocation Mechanism

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 86, Issue 2, pp. 375-388, 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Humei Wang and Richard J. Sexton
University of California and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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auction, cost effectiveness, export enhancement program, simulation, wheat

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A Framework to Analyze the Performance of Thinly Traded Agricultural Commodity Markets

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 98, Issue 2, pp. 581-596, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Marten Graubner, Tina Saitone and Richard J. Sexton
University of California, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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modern agricultural markets, thin markets

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What Happens When Food Marketers Require Restrictive Farming Practices?

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 97, Issue 4, pp. 1021-1043, 2015
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Marten Graubner, Richard J. Sexton and Daniel A. Sumner
University of California, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Hog production, antibiotics, food quality, animal welfare, corporate responsibility

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Agricultural Support Policies in Imperfectly Competitive Markets: Why Market Power Matters in Policy Design

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 93, Issue 5, pp. 1328-1340, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Apr 2020
Rachael E. Goodhue and Richard J. Sexton
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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agricultural policy, deficiency payment program, market power, oligopoly, oligopsony, price floor program, price support program

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Spatial Price Discrimination in Agricultural Product Procurement Markets: A Computational Economics Approach

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 93, Issue 4, pp. 949-967, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Apr 2020
Marten Graubner, Alfons Balmann and Richard J. Sexton
University of California, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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agent-based model, duopsony, genetic algorithm, price discrimination, spatial price theory

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A Century of Research on Agricultural Markets

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 92, Issue 2, pp. 376-403, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Robert J. Myers, Richard J. Sexton and William G. Tomek
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management
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agricultural price analysis, food system, futures, insurance, market structure, options, spatial equilibrium, storage, vertical coordination

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The Effects of Imperfect Competition on the Size and Distribution of Research Benefits

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 79, Issue 4, pp. 1252-1265, 1997
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Julian Alston, Richard J. Sexton and M. Zhang
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and The California Independent Operator - Market Analysis
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imperfect competition, oligopoly, oligopsony, research benefits, L130, Q120, Q160

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A Model of Price Determination for Fresh Produce with Application to California Iceberg Lettuce

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 78, Issue 4, pp. 924-934, 1996
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Mar 2020
Richard J. Sexton and M. Zhang
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and The California Independent Operator - Market Analysis
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iceberg lettuce, imperfect competition, price determination, switching regression, Q110

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Spatial Competition, Uniform Pricing, and Transportation Efficiency in the California Processing Tomato Industry

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 78, Issue 1, pp. 115-125, 1996
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Mar 2020
Catherine A. Durham, Richard J. Sexton and Joo Ho Song
Purdue University, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Republic of Mozambique - Ministry of Agriculture
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mathematical programming, processing tomatoes, spatial markets, transportation, uniform pricing, L660, Q110

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Measuring Returns to an Innovation in an Imperfectly Competitive Market: Application to Mechanical Harvesting of Processing Tomatoes in Taiwan

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 78, Issue 3, pp. 558-571, 1996
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Shu‐Yu Huang and Richard J. Sexton
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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imperfect competition, oligopsony, processing tomatoes, Taiwan, tomato harvester, welfare analysis, L130, O310, Q120, Q160

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Increasing Concentration in the Agricultural Supply Chain: Implications for Market Power and Sector Performance

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 229-251, 2018
Posted: 29 Oct 2018
Richard J. Sexton and Tian Xia
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Kansas State University

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Product Differentiation and Quality in Food Markets: Industrial Organization Implications

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 341-368, 2010
Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Tina Saitone and Richard J. Sexton
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Impacts of Minimum Quality Standards Imposed Through Marketing Orders or Related Producer Organizations

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 92, Issue 1, pp. 164-180, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Tina Saitone and Richard J. Sexton
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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marketing orders, minimum quality standards, supply control, vertical product differentiation

Impacts of Minimum Quality Standards Imposed Through Marketing Orders or Related Producer Organizations

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 92, No. 1, pp. 164-180, 2010
Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Tina Saitone and Richard J. Sexton
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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marketing orders, minimum quality standards, supply control, vertical product differentiation, L51, Q13, Q18

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Optimal Investment in Transportation Infrastructure When Middlemen Have Market Power: A Developing-Country Analysis

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 91, Issue 2, pp. 462-476, May 2009
Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Pierre R. Mérel, Richard J. Sexton and Aya Suzuki
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of Tokyo

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Bidding for Cattle in the Texas Panhandle

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 86, Issue 3, pp. 660-674, 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
John M. Crespi and Richard J. Sexton
Iowa State University and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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auction, beef packing, bidding, concentration, market allocation, oligopsony

Bidding for Cattle in the Texas Panhandle

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 86, No. 3, pp. 660-674, August 2004
Posted: 06 Jul 2004
John M. Crespi and Richard J. Sexton
Iowa State University and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Auction, beef packing, bidding, concentration, market allocation, oligopsony

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The Competitive Implications of Top-of-The-Market and Related Contract-Pricing Clauses

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 86, No. 1, pp. 124-138, February 2004
Posted: 24 Mar 2004
Tian Xia and Richard J. Sexton
Mississippi State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Optimal Commodity Promotion When Downstream Markets are Imperfectly Competitive

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, Issue 2, pp. 352-365, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Apr 2020
M. Zhang and Richard J. Sexton
The California Independent Operator - Market Analysis and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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check off, oligopoly, oligopsony, optimal advertising, M310, M370, Q130, Q180

Optimal Commodity Promotion When Downstream Markets are Imperfectly Competitive

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, pp. 352-365, 2002
Posted: 27 Dec 2002
M. Zhang and Richard J. Sexton
The California Independent Operator - Market Analysis and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Marketing Orders, Grading Errors, and Price Discrimination

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, Issue 1, pp. 53-66, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
James A. Chalfant and Richard J. Sexton
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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adverse selection, grades, grading error, marketing order, price discrimination, prunes, Q110, Q130, Q180

Marketing Orders, Grading Errors, and Price Discrimination

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, pp. 53-66, 2002
Posted: 24 Apr 2002
James A. Chalfant and Richard J. Sexton
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Oligopsony Power with Uniform Spatial Pricing: Theory and Application to Milk Processing in Spain

European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 27, No. 3, September 2000
Posted: 24 Dec 2000
Universidad de Oviedo - Facultad de Economicas, Universidad de Oviedo - Instituto Universitario de la Empresa (IUDE), University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and The California Independent Operator - Market Analysis

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oligopsony, uniform pricing, spatial competition, milk processing