Robin M. Cross

Post Doctoral Research Associate
Rm #221B Ballard Extension Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis Oregon 97331-3601
Phone: 541.737.1397
FAX: 541.737.2563
robin.cross@oregonstate.edu
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Education

Ph.D., Agricultural and Resource Economics, OSU, 2004
B.S., Agricultural and Resource Economics, OSU, Suma cum Laude, 1997

Research Interest

Current research topics include studies in nursery and wine economics, index number theory, cooperatives, and financial mathematics.

Biographical Sketch

Robin Cross joined the Department of Applied Economics in 2000 as a Graduate Research Assistant and has served as a Post Doctoral Research Associate since 2005. Before coming to Oregon State, Robin worked for Northwest Farm Credit Services as a senior credit officer in winery and nursery finance.

Publications

Articles in Journals

Valuing Vineyards: A Directional Distance Function Approach.  Journal of Wine Economics, 8(1), 2013, 69-82.  With R. Färe, S. Grosskopf, and W.L. Weber. [A-7]

The Value of Terroir:  Hedonic Estimation of Vineyard Sale Prices.  Journal of Wine Economics, 6(1), 2011, 1-14.  With A.J. Plantinga and R. Stavins. [A-6]

What Is the Value of Terroir?  American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 101(3), 2011, 152-156.  With A.J. Plantinga and R. Stavins. [A-5]

Cooperative Liquidation under Competitive Stress. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 36, 2009, 369-393. With S.T. Buccola and E.A. Thomann. [A-4]

Value Data and the Bennet Price and Quantity Indicators. Economics Letters, 102(29), 2009, 19-21. With R. Färe. [A-3]

Farrell Efficiency under Value and Quantity Data.  Journal of Productivity Analysis, 29(3), 2008, 193-199.  With R. Färe. [A-2]

Current Working Papers

Regularity and Predictability of Human Mobility in Personal Space.  Currently under revise and resubmit to PLoS ONE, 2013.  With D. Austin, T. Hayes, and J. Kaye. [W-7]

Temperature’s Tipping Point and the Effect of Climate Change on Demand for Plant Nursery Goods.  Department of Applied Economics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.  With R.W. Siegel. [W-6]

Predation Preference under Consumption Constraints.  Department of Ecology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.  With C.A. Tinus. [W-5]

Value Data and the Fisher Index.  Department of Applied Economics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.  With R. Färe. [W-4]

The Effect of Temperature on Induced Fertility in Anestrus Sheep.  Department of Animal Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.  With F. Stormshak and L. Cross. [W-3]

Consumer Welfare under Time Constraints.  Department of Applied Economics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.  With R.W. Siegel. [W-2]

Cooperation and Cheating.  Department of Applied Economics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.  With S.T. Buccola and E.A. Thomann. [W-1]

Courses

AREc 481 Practical Asset Pricing, a guided study course (Spring, 2005)
AREc 447 Agricultural Price and Market Analysis (Winter, 2005)
AREc 471/581 Entrepreneurial Skills in Agribusiness Management (Winter, 2005)
AREc 472/581 Competitive Strategies in Agribusiness (Winter, 2005)
AREc 473/573 Risk Management in Agribusiness (Winter, 2005)
AREc 465/565 Agricultural Financial Reporting and Analysis (Fall, 2004)
AREc 447 Agricultural Price and Market Analysis (Winter, 2004)