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Octavio A. Ramirez

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Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Benjamin Leiva & Octavio Ramirez & John R. Schramski, 2018. "A theoretical framework to consider energy transfers within growth theory," Papers 1812.05091, arXiv.org.
  2. Huo, Ran & Octavio, Ramirez, 2017. "Basis risk and welfare effect of weather index insurance for smallholders in China," 2017 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2017, Mobile, Alabama 252816, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  3. Ramirez, Octavio & Shonkwiler, J. Scott, 2016. "Some Comparative Statics for Evaluating the Performance of the US Crop Insurance Program," SCC-76 Meeting, 2016, March 17-19, Pensacola, Florida 233761, SCC-76: Economics and Management of Risk in Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  4. Awondo, Sebastain N. & Octavio, Ramirez & Colson, Gregory & Kostandini, Genti & Fonsah, Esendugue, 2015. "Self-Protection from Weather Risk using Improved Maize Varieties or Off-Farm Income and the Propensity for Insurance," 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California 206226, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  5. Pena-Levano, Luis M. & Ramirez, Octavio & Renteria-Pinon, Mario, 2015. "Efficiency Gains in Commodity Forecasting with High Volatility in Prices using Different Levels of Data Aggregation," 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California 205740, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  6. Melo, Grace & Colson, Gregory J. & Ramirez, Octavio A., 2014. "Hispanic Immigrants' Opinions towards Immigration and Immigration Policy Reform," 2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota 170562, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  7. Pena-Levano, Luis M. & Ramirez, Octavio A., 2014. "Efficiency Gains In Cotton Price Forecasting Using Different Levels Of Data Aggregation," 2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota 169814, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  8. Ye, Shiyu & Karali, Berna & Ramirez, Octavio A., 2014. "Event Study of Energy Price Volatility: An Application of Distributional Event Response Model," 2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota 170207, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  9. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Carpio, Carlos E. & Collart, Alba J., 2014. "Producer Welfare Implications of the RMA’s “Shrinkage” Crop Insurance Premium Estimator," 2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota 168367, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  10. Ramirez, Octavio A., 2014. "Appendix I to: Crop Insurance Savings Accounts: A Viable Alternative to Crop Insurance?," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy Appendices 162318, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  11. Awondo, Sebastain Nde & Datta, Gauri S. & Ramirez, Octavio A. & Fonsah, Esendugue Greg, 2013. "Small Area Estimation of Insurance Premiums and Basis Risk," 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida 143109, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  12. Ramirez, Octavio & Colson, Gregory, 2013. "Premium Estimation Inaccuracy and the Distribution of Crop Insurance Subsidies across Participating Producers," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 149690, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  13. Ramirez, Octavio & Colson, Greg, 2013. "Premium Estimation Inaccuracy and the Distribution of Crop Insurance Subsidies," SCC-76 Meeting, 2013, March 14-16, Pensacola, Florida 152130, SCC-76: Economics and Management of Risk in Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  14. Colson, Gregory & Ramirez, Octavio A. & Fu, Shengfei, 2013. "Crop Insurance Savings Accounts: A Viable Alternative to Crop Insurance?," Faculty Series 146993, University of Georgia, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
  15. Awondo, Sebastain Nde & Datta, Gauri S. & Ramirez, Octavio A. & Fonsah, Esendugue Greg, 2012. "Estimation of crop yield distribution and Insurance Premium using Shrinkage Estimator: A Hierarchical Bayes and Small Area Estimation Approach," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 126778, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  16. Colson, Gregory & Fu, Shengfei & Ramirez, Octavio A., 2012. "Crop Insurance Savings Accounts," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124739, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  17. Singh, Aaron & Karali, Berna & Ramirez, Octavio A., 2011. "High Price Volatility And Spillover Effects In Energy Markets," 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 103593, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  18. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Carpio, Carlos E., 2011. "Premium Estimation Inaccuracy and the Actuarial Performance of the US Crop Insurance Program," 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 102463, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  19. Ramirez, Octavio A., 2011. "Conclusive Evidence on the Benefits of Temporal Disaggregation to Improve the Precision of Time Series Model Forecasts," Faculty Series 113520, University of Georgia, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
  20. Ferrer, Myra Clarisse R. & Fonsah, Esendugue Greg & Ramirez, Octavio A. & Escalante, Cesar L., 2011. "Local Food Impacts on Health and Nutrition," 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 103664, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  21. Carpio, Carlos E. & Ramirez, Octavio A. & Boonsaeng, Tullaya, 2010. "Potential for Tradable Water Allocation and Rights in Jordan," 2010 Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2010, Orlando, Florida 56452, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  22. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Dorfman, Jeffrey H., 2010. "Improving Forecast Performance with Reduced Parameter, Large Order AR Models," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 60917, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  23. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Carpio, Carlos E. & Rejesus, Roderick M., 2009. "Can Crop Insurance Premiums be Reliably Estimated?," 2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 49465, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  24. Ramirez, Octavio A. & McDonald, Tanya U., 2007. "An Empirically-Grounded Comparison of the Johnson System versus the Beta as Crop Yield Distribution Models," 2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon 9814, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  25. Ramirez, Octavio A. & McDonald, Tanya U., 2006. "The Expanded Johnson System: A Highly Flexible Crop Yield Distribution Model," 2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA 21455, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  26. Ramirez, Octavio A., 2006. "Use Of Asymmetric-Cycle Autoregressive Models To Improve Forecasting Of Agricultural Time Series Variables," 2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA 21365, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  27. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Misra, Sukant K. & Nelson, Jeannie, 2002. "Estimation Of Efficient Regression Models For Applied Agricultural Economics Research," 2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA 19904, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  28. Ramirez, Octavio A., 2001. "Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticy Under Error-Term Non-Normality," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20595, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  29. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Misra, Sukant K. & Field, James E., 2001. "Are Crop Yields Normally Distributed?," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20695, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  30. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Carpio, Carlos E. & Ortiz, Rosalba & Finnegan, Brian, 2000. "Economic Value Of The Carbon Sink Services Of Tropical Secondary Forests And Its Management Implications," 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL 21776, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  31. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Sosa, Romeo, 2000. "Risk Analysis Under Correlated, Non-Normal Price And Yield Probability Distributions," 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL 21888, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  32. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Somarriba, Eduardo, 1999. "Joint Modeling And Simulation Of Autocorrelated Non-Normal Time Series: An Application To Risk And Return Analysis," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21564, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  33. Moss, Charles B. & Ramirez, Octavio & Boggess, William G., 1991. "Modeling Nonnorhality In Multivariate Distributions Using An Inverse Hyperbolic Sine Transformation To Normality," 1991 Quantifying Long Run Agricultural Risks and Evaluating Farmer Responses to Risk Meeting, March 17-20, 1991, San Antonio, Texas 271548, Regional Research Projects > S-232: Quantifying Long Run Agricultural Risks and Evaluating Farmer Responses to Risk.
  34. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Shonkwiler, J. S., 1990. "The Box-Cox Methodology: A 26-Year Mistake," 1990 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Vancouver, Canada 271037, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  35. Ramirez, O. A. & Boggess, W. G. & Moss, C. B., 1990. "An Efficient and Theoretically Consistent Procedure for Generating Correlated, Non-Normal Random Variables in Simulation Models," 1990 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Vancouver, Canada 271052, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).

Articles

  1. Leiva, Benjamin & Ramirez, Octavio A. & Schramski, John R., 2019. "A framework to consider energy transfers within growth theory," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 178(C), pages 624-630.
  2. Sebastain N. Awondo & Octavio A. Ramirez & Gauri S. Datta & Gregory Colson & Esendugue G. Fonsah, 2018. "Estimation of Crop Yields and Insurance Premiums Using a Shrinkage Estimator," North American Actuarial Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(2), pages 289-308, April.
  3. Sebastain N. Awondo & Octavio A. Ramirez & Gregory J. Colson & Esendugue G. Fonsah & Genti Kostandini, 2017. "Self†protection from weather risk using improved maize varieties or off†farm income and the propensity for insurance," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 48(1), pages 61-76, January.
  4. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Shonkwiler, J. Scott, 2017. "A Probabilistic Model of Crop Insurance Purchase Decision," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 42(1), pages 1-17, January.
  5. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Carpio, Carlos E., 2015. "Are the Federal Crop Insurance Subsidies Equitably Distributed? Evidence from a Monte Carlo Simulation Analysis," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 40(3), pages 1-19, September.
  6. Grace Melo & Gregory Colson & Octavio A. Ramirez, 2014. "Hispanic American Opinions toward Immigration and Immigration Policy Reform Proposals," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 36(4), pages 604-622.
  7. Karali, Berna & Ramirez, Octavio A., 2014. "Macro determinants of volatility and volatility spillover in energy markets," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 46(C), pages 413-421.
  8. Gregory Colson & Octavio A. Ramirez & Shengfei Fu, 2014. "Crop Insurance Savings Accounts: A Viable Alternative to Crop Insurance?," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 36(3), pages 527-545.
  9. Octavio Ramirez & Jeff Mullen & Alba J. Collart, 2014. "Insights into the appropriate level of disaggregation for efficient time series model forecasting," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(10), pages 2298-2311, October.
  10. Ferrer, Myra Clariss & Ames, Glenn C.W. & Fonsah, Esendugue Greg & Escalante, Cesar & Ramirez, Octavio, 2013. "Childhood Food Insecurity: Factors Associated with the National School Lunch Program in the U.S," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 44(1), March.
  11. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Colson, Gregory, 2013. "Can We Do Better than Crop Insurance? The Case for Farmer Owned Crop Insurance Savings Accounts," Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 28(3), pages 1-4.
  12. Octavio A. Ramirez & Carlos A. Carpio, 2012. "Premium estimation inaccuracy and the actuarial performance of the US crop insurance program," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 72(1), pages 117-133, May.
  13. Carlos E. Carpio, & Octavio A. Ramirez, & Tullaya Boonsaeng, 2011. "Potential for Tradable Water Allocation and Rights in Jordan," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 87(4), pages 595-609.
  14. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Carpio, Carlos E. & Rejesus, Roderick M., 2011. "Can Crop Insurance Premiums Be Reliably Estimated?," Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, vol. 40(1), pages 1-14, April.
  15. Ramirez, Octavio A. & McDonald, Tanya U. & Carpio, Carlos E., 2010. "A Flexible Parametric Family for the Modeling and Simulation of Yield Distributions," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 42(2), May.
  16. Ramirez, Octavio A., 2009. "The Asymmetric Cycling of U.S. Soybeans and Brazilian Coffee Prices: An Opportunity for Improved Forecasting and Understanding of Price Behavior," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 41(1), pages 1-14, April.
  17. Ramirez, Octavio A., 2008. "Universidad Estatal de Nuevo Mexico NMSU. Campus las Cruces," Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, Sociedad Mexicana de Administracion Agropecuaria, vol. 23(July-Dece), pages 1-9, August.
  18. Lu, Yue & Ramirez, Octavio A. & Rejesus, Roderick M. & Knight, Thomas O. & Sherrick, Bruce J., 2008. "Empirically Evaluating the Flexibility of the Johnson Family of Distributions: A Crop Insurance Application," Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, vol. 37(1), pages 1-13, April.
  19. Ramirez, Octavio A., 2008. "Universidad Estatal De Nuevo Mexico Nmsu. Campus Las Cruces: Programas De Posgrado En Economia Agricola Y Agronegocios," Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, Sociedad Mexicana de Administracion Agropecuaria, vol. 23(July-Dece), pages 1-9.
  20. Octavio A. Ramírez & Tanya McDonald, 2006. "Ranking Crop Yield Models: A Comment," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 88(4), pages 1105-1110.
  21. Torell, L. Allen & Rimbey, Neil R. & Ramirez, Octavio A. & McCollum, Daniel W., 2005. "Income Earning Potential versus Consumptive Amenities in Determining Ranchland Values," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 30(3), pages 1-24, December.
  22. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Mohanty, Samarendu & Carpio, Carlos E. & Denning, Megan, 2004. "Issues and Strategies for Aggregate Supply Response Estimation for Policy Analyses," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 36(2), pages 1-17, August.
  23. Field, James E. & Misra, Sukant K. & Ramirez, Octavio A., 2003. "Evaluating Crop and Revenue Insurance Products as Risk Management Tools for Texas Cotton Producers," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 35(1), pages 1-14, April.
  24. Octavio A. Ramirez & Sukant Misra & James Field, 2003. "Crop-Yield Distributions Revisited," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 85(1), pages 108-120.
  25. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Fadiga, Mohamadou L., 2003. "Forecasting Agricultural Commodity Prices with Asymmetric-Error GARCH Models," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 28(1), pages 1-15, April.
  26. Sukant K. Misra & Jeannie Nelson, 2003. "Efficient Estimation of Agricultural Time Series Models with Nonnormal Dependent Variables," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 85(4), pages 1029-1040.
  27. Octavio Ramirez & Carlos Carpio & Rosalba Ortiz & Brian Finnegan, 2002. "Economic Value of the Carbon Sink Services of Tropical Secondary Forests and Its Management Implications," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 21(1), pages 23-46, January.
  28. Britt, Megan L. & Ramirez, Octavio A. & Carpio, Carlos E., 2002. "Effects Of Quality Considerations And Climate/Weather Information On The Management And Profitability Of Cotton Production In The Texas High Plains," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 34(3), pages 1-23, December.
  29. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Sosa, Romeo, 2000. "Assessing The Financial Risks Of Diversified Coffee Production Systems: An Alternative Nonnormal Cdf Estimation Approach," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 25(1), pages 1-19, July.
  30. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Schultz, Steven D., 2000. "Poisson Count Models To Explain The Adoption Of Agricultural And Natural Resource Management Technologies By Small Farmers In Central American Countries," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 32(1), pages 1-13, April.
  31. Ramirez, Octavio A. & Somarriba, Eduardo, 2000. "Risk And Returns Of Diversified Cropping Systems Under Nonnormal, Cross-, And Autocorrelated Commodity Price Structures," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 25(2), pages 1-16, December.
  32. Ramirez, Octavio A., 2000. "Parametric Modeling And Simulation Of Joint Price-Production Distributions Under Non-Normality, Autocorrelation And Heteroscedasticity: A Tool For Assessing Risk In Agriculture," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 32(2), pages 1-15, August.
  33. Octavio A. Ramírez, 1997. "Estimation and Use of a Multivariate Parametric Model for Simulating Heteroskedastic, Correlated, Nonnormal Random Variables: The Case of Corn Belt Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Yields," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 79(1), pages 191-205.

Chapters

  1. Octavio A. Ramirez, 2000. "The carbon cycle and the value of forests as a carbon sink: a tropical case study," Chapters,in: Sustainable Forest Management and Global Climate Change, chapter 5 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 23 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (14) 2011-05-07 2011-05-24 2012-06-25 2012-07-23 2013-02-16 2013-04-20 2013-06-24 2013-07-15 2014-12-19 2015-08-01 2015-08-19 2015-08-30 2016-05-08 2017-02-12. Author is listed
  2. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (14) 2009-05-16 2011-05-07 2012-06-25 2012-07-23 2013-02-16 2013-04-20 2013-06-24 2013-07-15 2014-12-19 2015-08-01 2015-08-19 2015-08-30 2016-05-08 2017-02-12. Author is listed
  3. NEP-FOR: Forecasting (4) 2011-09-05 2012-06-05 2014-12-19 2015-08-01
  4. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (3) 2011-05-24 2014-12-08 2018-12-24
  5. NEP-ETS: Econometric Time Series (2) 2011-09-05 2012-06-05
  6. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2009-05-16
  7. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2013-04-20
  8. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (1) 2011-09-05
  9. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2014-12-19
  10. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2015-08-30
  11. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2013-04-20
  12. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2014-12-03
  13. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2016-05-08
  14. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2009-05-16
  15. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2011-05-24
  16. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2017-02-12
  17. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2013-02-16

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