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First Name: Michael
Middle Name: James
Last Name: Roberts
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RePEc Short-ID: pro207

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Homepage: http://www2.hawaii.edu/~mjrobert
Postal Address: Saunders Hall 542 2424 Maile Way Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808-956-6310

Affiliation

Department of Economics
University of Hawaii-Manoa
Location: Manoa, Hawaii (United States)
Homepage: http://www.economics.hawaii.edu/
Email:
Phone: (808)956-8730
Fax: (808)956-4347
Postal: 2424 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822
Handle: RePEc:edi:deuhius (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Michael J. Roberts & Erik O'Donoghue & Nigel Key, 2014. "Separating Moral Hazard from Adverse Selection: Evidence from the U.S. Federal Crop Insurance Program," Working Papers 201410, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  2. Daniel Hellersteina & Nathaniel Higginsa & Michael J. Roberts, 2014. "Using Quotas to Enhance Competition in Asymmetric Auctions: A Comparison of Theoretical and Experimental Outcomes," Working Papers 201409, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  3. Roberts, Michael J. & Tran, A. Nam, 2013. "Conditional Suspension of the US Ethanol Mandate using Threshold Price inside a Competitive Storage Model," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150717, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  4. Steven T. Berry & Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2012. "Corn Production Shocks in 2012 and Beyond: Implications for Food Price Volatility," NBER Working Papers 18659, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Tran, A. Nam & Welch, Jarrod R. & Lobell, David & Roberts, Michael J. & Schlenker, Wolfram, 2012. "Commodity Prices and Volatility in Response to Anticipated Climate Change," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124827, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  6. Roberts, Michael J. & Tran, A. Nam, 2012. "Commodity Price Adjustment in a Competitive Storage Model with an Application to the US Biofuel Policies," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124869, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  7. Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2010. "Is Agricultural Production Becoming More or Less Sensitive to Extreme Heat? Evidence from U.S. Corn and Soybean Yields," NBER Working Papers 16308, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Brimlow, Jacob N. & Roberts, Michael J., 2010. "Using Enrollment Discontinuities to Estimate the Effect of Voluntary Conservation on Local Land Values," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 62182, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  9. Kirwan, Barrett E. & Roberts, Michael J., 2010. "Who Really Benefits from Agricultural Subsidies? Evidence from Field-Level Data," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 62028, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  10. Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2010. "Identifying Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodities: Implications for the US Ethanol Mandate," NBER Working Papers 15921, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Key, Nigel D. & Kirwan, Barrett E. & Roberts, Michael J., 2009. "Production Effects of Decoupled Commodity Program Payments: An Instrumental Variables Approach," 2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 49201, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  12. Roberts, Michael J. & Key, Nigel D., 2008. "Did the Baby Boom Cause the Farm-Size Boom?," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6087, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  13. Wolfram Schlenker & Michael J. Roberts, 2008. "Estimating the Impact of Climate Change on Crop Yields: The Importance of Nonlinear Temperature Effects," NBER Working Papers 13799, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Livingston, Michael J. & Roberts, Michael J. & Rust, John, 2008. "Optimal Corn and Soybean Rotations," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6213, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  15. Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Robert J., 2008. "Do Decoupled Payments Stimulate Production? Estimating the Effect on Program Crop Acreage Using Matching," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6072, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  16. Roberts, Michael J. & O'Donoghue, Erik J. & Key, Nigel D., 2007. "Does Crop Insurance Affect Crop Yields?," 2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon TN 9828, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  17. Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Michael J., 2007. "Commodity Payments, Farm Business Survival, and Farm Size Growth," Economic Research Report 55968, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  18. Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Michael J., 2007. "Nonpecuniary Benefits To Farming And Decoupled Payments," 2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon TN 9831, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  19. Lubowski, Ruben N. & Vesterby, Marlow & Bucholtz, Shawn & Baez, Alba & Roberts, Michael J., 2006. "Major Uses of Land in The United States, 2002," Economic Information Bulletin 7203, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  20. Roberts, Michael J. & Schimmelpfennig, David E. & Ashley, Elizabeth & Livingston, Michael J. & Ash, Mark & Vasavada, Utpal, 2006. "The Value of Plant Disease Early-Warning Systems: A Case Study of USDA's Soybean Rust Coordinated Framework," Economic Research Report 7208, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  21. Roberts, Michael J. & Key, Nigel D., 2006. "Government Payments and Farmland Concentration," 2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA 21097, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  22. Lubowski, Ruben N. & Bucholtz, Shawn & Claassen, Roger & Roberts, Michael J. & Cooper, Joseph C. & Gueorguieva, Anna & Johansson, Robert C., 2006. "Environmental Effects Of Agricultural Land-Use Change: The Role Of Economics And Policy," Economic Research Report 33591, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  23. O'Donoghue, Erik J. & Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Michael J., 2005. "Does risk matter for farm businesses? The effect of crop insurance on production and diversification," 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI 19397, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  24. Livingston, Michael J. & Johansson, Robert C. & Daberkow, Stan G. & Roberts, Michael J. & Ash, Mark & Breneman, Vincent E., 2005. "Potential Market Impacts Of Soybean Rust," Agricultural Outlook Forum 2005 32842, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Outlook Forum.
  25. Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Michael J., 2005. "Do Government Payments Influence Farm Business Survival?," 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI 19248, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  26. Claassen, Roger & Lubowski, Ruben N. & Roberts, Michael J., 2005. "Extent, Location, and Characteristics of Land Cropped Due to Insurance Subsidies," 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI 19546, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  27. Sullivan, Patrick & Hellerstein, Daniel & Hansen, LeRoy T. & Johansson, Robert C. & Koenig, Steven R. & Lubowski, Ruben N. & McBride, William D. & McGranahan, David A. & Roberts, Michael J. & Vogel, S, 2004. "The Conservation Reserve Program: Economic Implications for Rural America," Agricultural Economics Reports 33987, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  28. Just, David R. & Roberts, Michael J., 2004. "The Illusion Of Control, Cognitive Dissonance And Farmer Perception Of Gm Crops," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 19941, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  29. Key, Nigel D. & Lubowski, Ruben N. & Roberts, Michael J., 2004. "The 1996 Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act: Correcting a Distortion?," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 20128, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  30. Aillery, Marcel P. & Gollehon, Noel R. & Schaible, Glenn D. & Roberts, Michael J. & Quinby, William, 2004. "Policy Directions To Mitigate Water-Supply Risk In Irrigated Agriculture: A Federal Perspective," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 19925, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  31. Ahearn, Mary Clare & Collender, Robert N. & Diao, Xinshen & Harrington, David H. & Hoppe, Robert A. & Korb, Penelope J. & Makki, Shiva S. & Morehart, Mitchell J. & Roberts, Michael J. & Roe, Terry L. , 2004. "Decoupled Payments In A Changing Policy Setting," Agricultural Economics Reports 33981, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  32. Roberts, Michael J. & Osteen, Craig D. & Soule, Meredith J., 2004. "Risk, Government Programs, And The Environment," Technical Bulletins 33563, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  33. Roberts, Michael J. & O'Donoghue, Erik J. & Key, Nigel D., 2003. "Chemical And Fertilizer Applications In Response To Crop Insurance: Evidence From Census Micro Data," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 21895, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  34. Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Michael J., 2003. "Government Payments And Structural Change In Agriculture," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 22106, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  35. Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Michael J. & O'Donoghue, Erik J., 2003. "The Importance Of Income Risk In Labor Allocation Decisions," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 22175, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  36. Bucholtz, Shawn & Roberts, Michael J., 2002. "Slippage Or Spurious Correlation: An Analysis Of The Conservation Reserve Program," 2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA 19714, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  37. Roberts, Michael J. & Key, Nigel D., 2002. "Risk And Structural Change In Agriculture: How Income Shocks Influence Farm Size," 2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA 19661, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  38. Roberts, Michael J. & Tack, Jesse B., . "A Mixed Effects Model of Crop Yields for Purposes of Premium Determination," 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 103405, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

Articles

  1. Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2013. "Identifying Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodities: Implications for the US Ethanol Mandate," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(6), pages 2265-95, October.
  2. Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker & Jonathan Eyer, 2013. "Agronomic Weather Measures in Econometric Models of Crop Yield with Implications for Climate Change," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 95(2), pages 236-243.
  3. Anthony C. Fisher & W. Michael Hanemann & Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2012. "The Economic Impacts of Climate Change: Evidence from Agricultural Output and Random Fluctuations in Weather: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(7), pages 3749-60, December.
  4. Daniel Urban & Michael Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker & David Lobell, 2012. "Projected temperature changes indicate significant increase in interannual variability of U.S. maize yields," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 112(2), pages 525-533, May.
  5. Key, Nigel & Roberts, Michael J., 2009. "AJAE appendix for “Nonpecuniary Benefits to Farming: Implications for Supply Response to Decoupled Paymentsâ€," American Journal of Agricultural Economics Appendices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 91(1), February.
  6. Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2009. "World Supply and Demand of Food Commodity Calories," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 91(5), pages 1235-1242.
  7. Erik J. O'Donoghue & Michael J. Roberts & Nigel Key, 2009. "Did the Federal Crop Insurance Reform Act Alter Farm Enterprise Diversification?," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 60(1), pages 80-104.
  8. Michael J. Roberts & David Schimmelpfennig & Michael J. Livingston & Elizabeth Ashley, 2009. "Estimating the Value of an Early-Warning System," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 31(2), pages 303-329, 06.
  9. Nigel Key & Michael J. Roberts, 2009. "Nonpecuniary Benefits to Farming: Implications for Supply Response to Decoupled Payments," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 91(1), pages 1-18.
  10. Lubowski, Ruben N. & Roberts, Michael J., 2008. "Land Retirement Programs May Induce Enduring Land-Use Changes," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, February.
  11. Roberts, Michael J. & Key, Nigel, 2008. "AJAE Appendix for “Agricultural Payments and Land Concentration: A Semi-parametric Spatial Regression Analysisâ€," American Journal of Agricultural Economics Appendices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 90(3), August.
  12. Michael J. Roberts & Nigel Key, 2008. "Agricultural Payments and Land Concentration: A Semiparametric Spatial Regression Analysis," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 90(3), pages 627-643.
  13. Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Michael J., 2007. "Do Government Payments Influence Farm Size and Survival?," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 32(02), August.
  14. Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Michael J., 2007. "Cropland Concentrating Faster Where Payments Are Higher," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November.
  15. Michael J. Roberts & Ruben N. Lubowski, 2007. "Enduring Impacts of Land Retirement Policies: Evidence from the Conservation Reserve Program," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 83(4), pages 516-538.
  16. Key, Nigel D. & Roberts, Michael J., 2007. "Measures of Trends in Farm Size Tell Differing Stories," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November.
  17. Lubowski, Ruben N. & Claassen, Roger & Roberts, Michael J., 2006. "Agricultural Policy Affects Land Use and the Environment," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, September.
  18. Roberts, Michael J. & Schimmelpfennig, David E., 2006. "Public Information Creates Value," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, April.
  19. Nigel Key & Michael J. Roberts, 2006. "Government Payments and Farm Business Survival," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 88(2), pages 382-392.
  20. Michael J. Roberts & Nigel Key & Erik O'Donoghue, 2006. "Estimating the Extent of Moral Hazard in Crop Insurance Using Administrative Data ," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 28(3), pages 381-390.
  21. Wolfram Schlenker & Michael J. Roberts, 2006. "Nonlinear Effects of Weather on Corn Yields ," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 28(3), pages 391-398.
  22. Michael J. Roberts & Shawn Bucholz, 2006. "Slippage in the Conservation Reserve Program or Spurious Correlation? A Rejoinder," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 88(2), pages 512-514.
  23. Nigel Key & Michael Roberts & Erik O'Donoghue, 2006. "Risk and farm operator labour supply," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(5), pages 573-586.
  24. Michael J. Roberts & Shawn Bucholtz, 2005. "Slippage in the Conservation Reserve Program or Spurious Correlation? A Comment," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 87(1), pages 244-250.
  25. Nigel Key & Ruben N. Lubowski & Michael J. Roberts, 2005. "Farm-Level Production Effects from Participation in Government Commodity Programs: Did the 1996 Federal Agricultural Improvement and Reform Act Make a Difference?," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 87(5), pages 1211-1219.
  26. Roberts Michael J & Key Nigel, 2005. "Losing Under Contract: Transaction-Cost Externalities and Spot Market Disintegration," Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, De Gruyter, vol. 3(2), pages 1-19, April.
  27. Ruben N. Lubowski & Michael J. Roberts, 2005. "How Cost-Effective Are Land Retirement Auctions? Estimating the Difference between Payments and Willingness to Accept in the Conservation Reserve Program," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 87(5), pages 1239-1247.
  28. Ahearn, Mary Clare & Collender, Robert N. & Morehart, Mitchell J. & Roberts, Michael J., 2004. "How Do Decoupled Payments Affect Resource Allocations Within the Farm Sector?," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November.
  29. Roberts, Michael J., 2004. "Coping With Risk in Agriculture," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, April.
  30. Roberts, Michael J. & Kay, Nigel, 2003. "Who Benefits from Government Farm Payments?," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 18(3).
  31. Michael J. Roberts & Barrett Kirwan & Jeffrey Hopkins, 2003. "The Incidence of Government Program Payments on Agricultural Land Rents: The Challenges of Identification," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 85(3), pages 762-769.
  32. Berck, Peter & Roberts, Michael, 1996. "Natural Resource Prices: Will They Ever Turn Up?," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 65-78, July.

Chapters

  1. Steven T. Berry & Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2013. "Corn Production Shocks in 2012 and Beyond: Implications for Harvest Volatility," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Food Price Volatility National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2011. "Is Agricultural Production Becoming More or Less Sensitive to Extreme Heat? Evidence from U.S. Corn and Soybean Yields," NBER Chapters, in: The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, pages 271-282 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2011. "The Evolution of Heat Tolerance of Corn: Implications for Climate Change," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, pages 225-251 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Editor

  1. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier.

NEP Fields

12 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (7) 2008-02-16 2008-11-18 2008-11-18 2009-05-16 2010-09-03 2012-06-25 2013-01-07. Author is listed
  2. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2014-04-05
  3. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2014-04-05
  4. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (2) 2008-02-16 2010-09-03
  5. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (4) 2008-02-16 2010-09-03 2012-06-25 2012-06-25. Author is listed
  6. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2014-04-05
  7. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2014-04-05

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