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Department of Agricultural Economics

Yacob Zereyesus

Research Assistant Professorzereyesus

337 B Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785.532.4438
785.532.6925 | Fax
yacobaz@k-state.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Education

Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University

Research Interests and Experience

Yacob's research focuses on intertemporal demand analysis for food and agricultural commodities; analyzing agricultural technology and production behavior of farms using parametric and nonparametric techniques; studying the impact of agricultural research and development (R&D) investments on farm incomes and national economy, adoption of agricultural technologies; and modeling poverty and malnutrition in developing countries. He teaches an undergraduate class in global agricultural development.

Areas of Specialization

Demand Analysis
Production Analysis
Economic Growth and Development