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John Beghin joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2019 as a professor and the Michael Yanney Chair in International Trade and Finance in the Department of Agricultural Economics and the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance. John is developing research and outreach programs with a focus on international agricultural trade and non-tariff barriers.<br>Prior to joining UNL, John was a Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) at NC State University and Iowa State University. Beghin earned his MSc in agricultural economics at NC State and then received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 1988. After returning to NC State for 10 years, Beghin went on to Iowa to serve as Director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute and Marlin Cole Professor of international agricultural economics at Iowa State University, from 1998 to 2016. Beghin returned to NC State in January 2017 and served as department head for 2 years.<br>Throughout his career Beghin has held various appointments, worked as a consultant for various organizations and private clients, and published over 100 articles and book chapters. He is considered an expert in international agriculture and food markets economics. His areas of interest include nontariff measures, trade and the environment, global food security, and policy analysis. His work is widely cited. He is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, the main professional association of agricultural economists. John is married to Yalem Teshome, a professor of practice at UNL. They have a daughter named Carla, an economist who lives in St Louis, and 2 ferocious labradoodles, Jack and Jill.

icon-academic-capEducation

  • Ph D, UC Berkley, 1988

icon-documentPublications and Other Intellectual Contributions

  • Nontariff measures and international trade
  • DISENTANGLING DEMAND-ENHANCING AND TRADE-COST EFFECTS OF MAXIMUM RESIDUE REGULATIONS, ECONOMIC INQUIRY
  • Nontariff Measures and Standards in Trade and Global Value Chains, ANNUAL REVIEW OF RESOURCE ECONOMICS, VOL 7, Annual Review of Resource Economics
  • A Cost-Benefit Approach for the Assessment of Nontariff Measures in International Trade, NONTARIFF MEASURES WITH MARKET IMPERFECTIONS: TRADE AND WELFARE IMPLICAIONS, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization
  • NONTARIFF MEASURES WITH MARKET IMPERFECTIONS: TRADE AND WELFARE IMPLICATIONS Introduction and Main Findings, NONTARIFF MEASURES WITH MARKET IMPERFECTIONS: TRADE AND WELFARE IMPLICAIONS, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization

icon-business-chartResearch & Grants

  • FY19 Africa SPS TBT Scientific Exchanges, Dept of Agriculture-FAS, August 2019
  • Gene Editing and International Trade, Dept of Agriculture-OCE, September 2019

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • AAEA Fellow, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 2018

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