Barry K. Goodwin

William Neal Reynolds Professor of Economics and Agricultural and Resource Economics, North Carolina State University


Barry K. Goodwin


Ph.D., economics, North Carolina State University; M.S., agricultural economics, Mississippi State University

Summary of Experience

Professor Goodwin is an expert in applied econometrics and the economics of the food system. He has conducted research on a wide variety of agricultural markets, including wheat, corn, soybeans, cattle, swine, dairy products, and eggs. He has published extensively in the areas of price and demand analysis, market definition, food marketing, agricultural policy, crop insurance and risk management, international trade, and applied econometrics, and his work is widely cited by other economists. In 2006, Professor Goodwin was elected a fellow of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA), and in 2014 he was elected to serve as president of the AAEA. Prior to joining North Carolina State, Professor Goodwin was on the faculties of Kansas State University and the Ohio State University, where he held the Andersons Endowed Chair.

Professor Goodwin has served as an expert witness in federal and state court proceedings. He has consulted on a number of projects for public and private organizations, including Bayer CropScience, the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Monsanto, Syngenta, Aon-Benfield, Oxfam America, the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the Risk Management Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

AG Contacts

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