Leadership in Economic Analysis to Improve Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Policy
The Center for Agricultural and Rural Development was founded at Iowa State University in 1958 to address problems, especially unintended consequences, in agricultural policy. Founding director Earl Heady brought quantitative analysis to the study of agricultural policy at CARD, a scientific approach for measuring different policy options.
Years at CARD: 2002–2009
Karen Thome, Birgit Meade, Stacey Rosen, John C. Beghin
Adriana M. Valcu-Lisman, Catherine L. Kling and Philip W. Gassman
Years at CARD: 1984–1996
- The Yield Response to Nitrogen: Subjective Belief Bias in Nitrogen Management
- Crude Oil Prices and US Crop Exports: Exploring the Secondary Links between the Energy and Ag Markets
- Reducing Antibiotic Use in Animal Production Systems
- Research Needs and Challenges in the Food, Energy and Water System: Findings from an NSF Funded Workshop
Bo Xiong, John C. Beghin
Gabriel E. Lade, C.Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Aaron Smith
Years at CARD: 1996–2008
Catherine L. Kling
Presented at the Fate of the Earth Symposium 2016
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 98(2), March 2016, 447-467.
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