Michael K. Wohlgenant
William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics, North Carolina State University
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George Kosicki, Stephen Cacciola
Ph.D., agricultural and resource economics, University of California at Davis; M.S., agricultural and resource economics, Montana State University
Summary of Experience:
Dr. Wohlgenant specializes in the development of economic models related to agricultural marketing, policy, and price analysis, including farm-to-retail price linkages. He has had extensive commodity experience, including work on applied price and marketing problems for cotton, dairy, beef, pork, grapes, sugar, tobacco, wine, and horticultural crops. Dr. Wohlgenant has served as an economic consultant for RTI International, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Government Accountability Office. He has also provided expert witness testimony in regulatory proceedings, including testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Dr. Wohlgenant has published articles in a number of professional journals, including the Review of Economics and Statistics, and is a recipient of an Outstanding Article Award and a Publication of Enduring Quality Award from the American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA). He is a past editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. For outstanding service to the profession of agricultural economics, Dr. Wohlgenant was elected a Fellow of the AAEA in 2001.