Agribusiness and Applied Economics

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About Dr. Gregory McKee

Gregory.McKee@ndsu.edu

Dr. Gregory Mckee

Office: Barry Hall 400B

Phone: 701.231.8521

Fax: 701.231.7400

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Gregory McKee's teaching and research interests address inter-firm relationships in food and agricultural business economics. Topics of interest include: financial performance of cooperative businesses; management of cooperative businesses; marketing activities of cooperative businesses; contracting and vertical integration in agriculture and agribusiness; and changes in the mechanisms used by agribusiness to establish relationships with their customer base. Dr. McKee is also interested in the economics of invasive species management, including the cost and benefit of policies designed to manage invasive species and the information requirements to develop such policies. He teaches courses in cooperative business management and in agribusiness industrial strategy. Research projects have been supported by the USDA-ERS, the North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives, the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, and the North Dakota Famers Union. He is a member of the American Agricultural Economics Association, the Western Agricultural Economics Association, and the Association of Cooperative Educators.

Teaching - Education - Research areas

Cooperative business model
Industrial organization in agribusiness
Invasive species management

Selected Publications or Working Papers

The Financial Performance of ND Agricultural Cooperatives

Bioeconomic Modeling of an Invasive Species Control Problem in Agriculture

The Development, Operation, and Dissolution of a Value-added Cooperative: United Spring Wheat Processors

A Dynamic Model of Greenhouse Whitefly Management

 

Education

 

B.A., Brigham Young University, Economics, 1998

M.S., University of California, Davis, Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2003

Ph.D., University of California, Davis, Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2006. Fields of study: Agricultural Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics Doctoral advisors: R.E. Goodhue, J.A. Chalfant, and C.A. Carter, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics; F.G. Zalom, Department of Entomology.

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