Julian Alston

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

One Shields Avenue

Davis, CA 95616

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

Beggar-Thy-Neighbor Advertising: Theory and Application to Generic Commodity Promotion Programs

CIES Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Aug 2000
Julian Alston and John W. Freebairn
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Excessive Advertising, Mandated Commodity Promotion Programs, Cooperative And Non-Cooperative Solutions, U.S. Beef And Pork

Beggar‐Thy‐Neighbor Advertising: Theory and Application to Generic Commodity Promotion Programs

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 83, Issue 4, pp. 888-902, 2001
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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cooperative and noncooperative solutions, excessive advertising, mandated commodity promotion programs, U.S. beef and pork, M370, Q130, Q180

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The Demand for Disaggregated Food-Away-from-Home and Food-at-Home Products in the United States

USDA-ERS Economic Research Report No. 139
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Abigail Okrent and Julian Alston
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Food demand, food away from home (FAFH), demand systems, elasticities

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Taxes and Quality: A Market-Level Analysis

CIES Discussion Paper No. 0138
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jan 2002
Jennifer S. James and Julian Alston
College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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taxation, product differentiation, Australian wine, equilibrium displace-ment models

Taxes and Quality: A Market-Level Analysis

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
Jennifer S. James and Julian Alston
College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Evolving Consumption Patterns in the U.S. Alcohol Market: Disaggregated Spatial Analysis

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 02 May 2019
Jarrett Hart and Julian Alston
University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Alcohol Consumption Patterns, Convergence, Rotterdam

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Levy-Funded Research Choices by Producers and Society

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Apr 2004
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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Spillovers

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Dec 2002
Julian Alston
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Supply and Demand for Commodity Components: Implications of Free Trade Versus the Ausfta for the Us Dairy Industry

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 131-152, June 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jul 2006
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Purdue University - Department of Agricultural Economics, University of California, Davis - College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Economies of Scale and Scope and the Economic Efficiency of China's Agricultural Research System

International Economic Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 1033-1057, August 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jul 2005
Songqing Jin, Scott Rozelle, Julian Alston and Jikun Huang
Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
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The Returns to Promotion of Healthy Choices in Tasmania: Are You in the Dark About the Power of Mushrooms?

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 347-365, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Jun 2012
Julian Alston and Joanna C. Parks
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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A Century of U.S. Farm Productivity Growth: A Surge then a Slowdown

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 100, Issue 4, pp. 1072-1090, 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
University of Wyoming, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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U.S. agriculture, multifactor productivity, land and labor productivity, crop yields

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The Economic Returns to U.S. Public Agricultural Research

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 93, Issue 5, pp. 1257-1277, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Apr 2020
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Wyoming, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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spatial technology spillovers, knowledge stocks, R&D lags, public agricultural R&D, U.S. states

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Third‐Country Effects and Second‐Best Grain Trade Policies: Export Subsidies and Bilateral Liberalization

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 79, Issue 4, pp. 1300-1310, 1997
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Saskatchewan and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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export subsidies, trade liberalization, trading bloc, wheat, F130, Q170, Q180

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Antipodean Agricultural and Resource Economics – Introduction

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 60, Issue 4, pp. 493-505, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Oct 2016
Julian Alston, Kym Anderson and Philip Pardey
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Adelaide - Centre for International Economic Studies (CIES) and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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agricultural policy, development economics, environmental & resource economics

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International and Institutional R&D Spillovers: Attribution of Benefits Among Sources for Brazil's New Crop Varieties

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 88, Issue 1, pp. 104-123, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Apr 2020
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics, Independent and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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agricultural R&D, attribution, benefit-cost ratios, Brazil

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Reflections on Agricultural R&D, Productivity, and the Data Constraint: Unfinished Business, Unsettled Issues

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 100, Issue 2, pp. 392-413, 2018
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Julian Alston
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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U.S. agriculture, productivity, agricultural R&D, agricultural transition

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The Effects of Farm Commodity and Retail Food Policies on Obesity and Economic Welfare in the United States

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 94, Issue 3, pp. 611-646, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2020
Abigail Okrent and Julian Alston
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Fat Taxes, Food Policy, Market Model, Obesity, Welfare

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Capital Services in U.S. Agriculture: Concepts, Comparisons, and the Treatment of Interest Rates

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 93, Issue 3, pp. 718-738, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Apr 2020
Matt A. Andersen, Julian Alston and Philip Pardey
University of California, Davis, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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capital stocks and services, interest rates, rental rates

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Evolution of the Economics of Agricultural Policy

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 92, Issue 2, pp. 403-423, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Daniel A. Sumner, Julian Alston and Joseph W. Glauber
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Government of the United States of America - Office of Economics
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agricultural policy, crop insurance, ever‐normal granary, agricultural R&D policy, government stockholding, buffer stocks, farm commodity programs, history of economics

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Post‐War Productivity Patterns in U.S. Agriculture: Influences of Aggregation Procedures in a State‐Level Analysis

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 85, Issue 1, pp. 59-80, 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Apr 2020
Albert K. A. Acquaye, Julian Alston and Philip Pardey
Auburn University, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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aggregation bias, quality adjustment, state and regional indices, U.S. agricultural productivity

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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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Demand Response to Advertising in the Australian Meat Industry

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 78, Issue 2, pp. 268-279, 1996
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
North Carolina State University, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Government of New South Wales - Department of Primary Industries
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advertising, Almost Ideal demand system, Australian meat demand, autocorrelation corrections, D120, M370, Q110

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The Economics of Obesity and Related Policy

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 443-465, 2016
Posted: 11 Oct 2016
Julian Alston, Joanna P. MacEwan and Abigail Okrent
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Precision Health Economics and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)

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Antipodean Agricultural and Resource Economics at 60: Agricultural Innovation

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 60, Issue 4, pp. 554-568, 2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Oct 2016
Julian Alston and Philip Pardey
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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agricultural transition, productivity, R&D, technology

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Assessing the Returns to R&D on Perennial Crops: The Costs and Benefits of Pierce's Disease Research in the California Winegrape Industry

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 59, Issue 1, pp. 95-115, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jan 2015
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Asheville - Department of Economics, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and ERA Economics LLC
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California wine and winegrapes, exotic pest, perennial crop model, Pierce's disease research, simulation model

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The Benefits from Public Agricultural Research in Uruguay

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 56, Issue 4, pp. 475-497, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Sep 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and ERA Economics LLC
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agricultural productivity, levy‐based funding, public agricultural R&D, rates of return, Uruguay

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The Economics of Agricultural R&D

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 537-566, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and University of Wyoming

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The Economics of Agricultural R&D

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 537-566, 2009
Posted: 16 Sep 2011
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and University of Wyoming

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Effects of Potential Modifications to the U.S. Food Stamp Program so as to Allow Only Healthy Food to be Purchased with Food Stamps

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 11 Jun 2007
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), 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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obesity, food stamps, USA

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The Payoff to Public Investments in Pest-Management R&D: General Issues and a Case Study Emphasizing Integrated Pest Management in California

Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 558-573, December 2005
Posted: 08 May 2006
Government of New South Wales - Department of Primary Industries, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics

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International and Institutional R&D Spillovers: Attribution of Benefits Among Sources for Brazil's New Crop Varieties

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 88, pp. 104-123, February 2006
Posted: 08 May 2006
University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics, Independent and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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International and Institutional R&D Spillovers: Attribution of Benefits Among Sources for Brazil's New Crop Varieties

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 88, No. 1, pp. 104-123, February 2006
Posted: 22 Feb 2007
University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics, Independent and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Post-War Productivity Patterns in U.S. Agriculture: Influences of Aggregation Procedures in a State-Level Analysis

Posted: 11 Apr 2003
Albert Acquaye, Julian Alston and Philip G. Pardey
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics

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Aggregation Bias, Quality Adjustment, State and Regional Indices, U.S. Agricultural Productivity

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Research Returns Redux: A Meta-Analysis of the Returns to Agricultural R&D

Posted: 07 Aug 2000
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, North Carolina State University - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics and The International Center for Research in the Semi-

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