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Publications
Beef Demand & Economics Animal Identification Price Discovery Export Demand
Distillers Grain Pork Pricing Ph.D. Dissertations Masters Theses
Title Author(s) Date
Beef Demand & Economics
Value of Preconditioned Certified Health Programs to Feedlots
Summary
Tucker Schumacher
Ted C. Schroeder
Glynn T. Tonsor
August 2011
Defining and Quantifying Certified Angus Beef Brand Consumer Demand
Full Report
Lance C. Zimmerman
Ted C. Schroeder
June 2011
U.S. Beef Demand Drivers and Enhancement Opportunities: A Research Summary
Summary          Full Report        
Journal Article

James Mintert

Glynn Tonsor

Ted Schroeder

January 2009

Economic Value of a Beef Tenderness-Based Fed Cattle Valuation System
Full Report         Journal Article

Ted Schroeder

John Michael Riley

Kelsey J. Frasier

May 2008

Estimated Cost to a Commercial Feedlot of a Quarantine

Full Report

Jeri Stroade

Ted Schroeder

July 2007

Consumer Risk Perceptions and Attitudes about Beef Food Safety: Implications for Improving Supply Chain Management

Full Report     Journal Article      

Journal Article      Journal Article

Ted Schroeder

et al.

November 2006

The Economic Impact of BSE on the U.S. Beef Industry: Product Value Losses, Regulatory Costs, and Consumer Reactions

Full Report

Brian Coffey

et al.

April 2005

White Paper on Status, Conflicts, Issues, Opportunities, and Needs in the U.S. Beef Industry
Full Report

Wayne D. Purcell May 1999

Will Consumers Pay for Guaranteed Tender Steak?
Full Report         Journal Article

Jayson Lusk
et al.
February 1999

Measures of Changes in Demand for Beef, Pork, and Chicken 1975-1998
Full Report

Wayne D. Purcell October 1998

A Primer on Beef Demand - Part One
Full Report

Wayne D. Purcell April 1998

A Primer on Beef Demand - Part Two
Full Report

Wayne D. Purcell April 1998
Animal Identification
Benefit-Cost Analysis of the National Animal Identification System
Full Report         Journal Article

NAIS Benefit-Cost Research Tem

 

April 2009

Electronic Animal Identification Systems at Livestock Auction Markets: Adoption Rates, Costs, Opportunities, and Perceptions
Summary          Full Report

Kati Bolte

Kevin Dhuyvetter

Ted Schroeder

February 2008

Value of Animal Traceability Systems in Managing Contagious Animal Diseases

Full Report         Journal Article

Ted Schroeder

Dustin Pendell

October 2007

Adopting Animal Identification Systems and Services in Kansas Auction Markets: Costs, Opportunities, and Recommendations

Full Report

Kati Bolte

et al.

April 2007

Livestock Identification: Lessons for the U.S. Beef Industry from the Australian System

Fact Sheet         Full Report      

Journal Article

Glynn T. Tonsor

Ted C. Schroeder

October 2006

     
Price Discovery

Price Discovery and Captive Supply Implications for the Canadian Beef Industry

Full Report         Journal Article

Ted C. Schroeder

Clement E. Ward

December 2007

Price Discovery and Captive Supply Implications for Alberta Beef Producers and Feeders

Summary          Full Report

Ted C. Schroeder

Clement E. Ward

December 2006

Exchange Rate Impacts on the Canadian Beef Industry

Full Report

Kurt Klein

Dennis McGivern

Kevin Grier

March 2006

Price Discovery & Risk Management in an Industrialized Pork Sector
Full Report

David Kenyon
Wayne D. Purcell

January 2000

Testing for Market Power in Beef Packing: Where Are We and What's Next?
Full Report

Lynn Hunnicutt
Quinn Weninger
August 1999

The Source of Better Prices for Cattle Producers
Full Report

Wayne D. Purcell June 1999

Estimated Value of Non-Price Vertical Coordination in the Fed Cattle Market 
Full Report

John D. Anderson
James Trapp
February 1999

Formula Pricing and Grid Pricing for Fed Cattle: Implications for Price Discovery and Variability
Full Report

Clement E. Ward
Dillon M. Feuz
Ted C. Schroeder
January 1999

Beef Industry Price Discovery: A Look Ahead
Full Report

Ted C. Schroeder
et al.
March 1998

Public Information Impacts on Price Discovery and Marketing Efficiency in the Fed Cattle Market 
Full Report

John D. Anderson
et al.
September 1997

Proceedings: Price Discovery in Concentrated Livestock Markets: Issues, Answers, Futures Directions
Full Report

National Conference

March 1997

Price Discovery in Concentrated Livestock Markets: Issues, Answers, Future Directions

Full Report

Wayne D. Purcell

February 1997

Estimating Gross Margins in Meat Packing for Beef, Pork, and Lamb
Full Report

Eric L. Sweatt
Derrell S. Peel
Clement E. Ward
September 1996

Effects of Concentration on Prices Paid for Cattle
Full Report

S. Murthy Kambhampaty
Paul J. Driscoll
Wayne D. Purcell
June 1996

Proceedings: The Influence of IRS Tax Policy on Use of Livestock Cattle Futures and the Effectiveness of the Price Discovery Process
Full Report

Wayne D. Purcell April 1996

Issues and Cautions in Employing Behavioral Modeling Approaches to Test for Market Power
Full Report

Rodney Jones
et al.
March 1996

Impact of the Deductibility of Futures Losses on Cattle Feeders' Involvement and the Effectiveness of the Price Discovery Process
Full Report

Won-Cheol Yun
Wayne D. Purcell
November 1995

Impact of Hedgers and Speculators on the Effectiveness of the Price Discovery Process in Live Cattle Futures
Full Report

Robert Murphy
Wayne D. Purcell
October 1995

Implications of Trader Mix to Price Discovery and Market Effectiveness in Live Cattle Futures
Full Report

Won-Cheol Yun
et al.
1995

Consumers' Buying Behavior for Beef: Implications of Price and Product Attributes
Full Report

Wayne D. Purcell April 1993

Proceedings: Pricing and Coordination in Consolidated Livestock Markets
Full Report

National Conference May 1992

Pricing and Coordination in Consolidated Livestock Markets: Captive Supplies, Market Power, IRS, Hedging Policy

Full Report

Wayne D. Purcell

April 1992

Forward Contracting vs. Hedging Fed Cattle: Comparisons and Lender Attitudes
Full Report

Fred Eilrich
November 1991

The Impacts of Captive Supplies on the Fed Cattle Industry
Full Report

Ted C. Schroeder
et al.
October 1991
Export Demand
Cattle Identification and Traceability: Implications for United States Beef Exports
Fact Sheet
Ted C. Schroeder
Glynn T. Tonsor
September 2011
Economic Impacts of Evolving Red Meat Export Market Access Requirements for Traceability of Livestock and Meat
Fact Sheet
Dustin L. Pendell
et al.
September 2011
Chinese Beef Consumption Trends: Implications for Future Trading Partners
Fact Sheet
Shonda Anderson
et al.
April 2011

Impact of Exports on the U.S. Beef Industry
Full Report

Ed Van Eenoo
Everett Peterson
Wayne D. Purcell

May 2000

Factsheet - Economic Impacts of Exports on U.S. Beef Industry
Fact Sheet

Wayne D. Purcell April 2000

Economics of Export Demand for U.S. Beef
Full Report

Ed Van Eenoo
Wayne D. Purcell
April 2000
Distillers Grain

Distillers Grain Industry Price Discovery & Risk Management
Full Report

Jeri Stroade
et al.
January 2010

Export Markets for Distillers Grain
Full Report

Sean Fox August 2009
Distillers Grain Industry: Production, Use, Structure and Trends
Full Report

Jeri Stroade

Anikka Martin

Ann Conrad

July 2009

Distillers Grain Prices: Spatial Relationships, Arbitrage Opportunities & Risk Management
Full Report

 

Ted Schroeder

May 2009

Pork Pricing
Wholesale Pork Price Reporting Analysis
Summary          Full Report
Joe Parcell
Ted C. Shroeder
Glynn T. Tonsor
November 2009
Ph.D. Dissertations    
Producer Perception of Fed Cattle Price Risk
Full Report
John Michael Riley August 2008
Effect of Additional Quality Attributes on Consumer Willingness-to-Pay for Food Labels
Full Report
Zhifeng Gao May 2007
Value of Animal Traceablility Systems in Managing a Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak in Southwest Kansas
Full Report
Dustin Pendell September 2006
Masters Theses    
Factors Influencing the Price of Value Addeed Calves at Superior Livestock Auction
Full Report
Lance Zimmerman December 2010
Cross-Hedging Performance of Wholesale Beef in Live Cattle Futures Contracts Revisited
Full Report
Casey Bieroth September 2010
What is the Future of Brand Name Beef? A Price Analysis of Branding Incentives and Other Attributes for Retail Beef Using Sales Scanner Data
Full Report
Kate White March 2010
Utilizing Lifetime Performance Measures on Fed Cattle to Evaluate Management Strategies for the Cow-Calf Producer
Full Report
Roberta Slattery January 2010
Cow Calf Risk Management among Kansas Producers
Full Report
Kelsey (Frasier) Pope October 2009
Hedonic Price Analysis of the Internet Recreational Equine Market
Full Report
Jennifer Freeborn December 2008
An Evaluation of Distillers Grain Price Relationships and Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on Grain Processing Practices in Commercial Feedlots
Full Report
Tyler Van Winkle June 2008
Electronic Animal Identification Systems at Livestock Auction Markets: Perceptions, Costs, and Benefits
Full Report
Kati Bolte December 2007
Research Institute on Livestock Pricing Publications

Dr. Wayne Purcell founded and secured funding for the Research Institute on Livestock Pricing at Virginia Tech from 1986 until his retirement in late 2005. The Institute helped fund research at a number of Land Grand Universities, conducted national conferences on economic issues of importance, and increased the level of knoweledge about many of the issues in which NAIBER is interested.

Publications previously made available through the Research Institute on Livestock Pricing will now be made available through this website free of charge.

Title Author(s) Date
Costs, Distribution of Costs, and Factors Influencing Profitability in Cow Calf Production 

Rodney Jones

July 2000  

Impact of Exports on the U.S. Beef Industry Ed Van Eenoo
Everett Peterson
Wayne D. Purcell
May 2000
Factsheet - Economic Impacts of Exports on U.S. Beef Industry Wayne D. Purcell April 2000
Economics of Export Demand for U.S. Beef Ed Van Eenoo
Wayne D. Purcell
April 2000
Price Discovery & Risk Management in an Industrialized Pork Sector David Kenyon
Wayne D. Purcell
January 2000
Testing for Market Power in Beef Packing: Where Are We and What's Next? Lynn Hunnicutt
Quinn Weninger
August 1999
White Paper on Status, Conflicts, Issues, Opportunities, and Needs in the U.S. Beef Industry Wayne D. Purcell May 1999
The Source of Better Prices for Cattle Producers Wayne D. Purcell June 1999
Formula Pricing and Grid Pricing for Fed Cattle: Implications for Price Discovery and Variability Clement E. Ward
Dillon M. Feuz
Ted C. Schroeder
January 1999
Will Consumers Pay for Guaranteed Tender Steak? Jayson Lusk
John Fox
Ted C. Schroeder
James Mintert
Mohammad Koohmaraie
February 1999
Estimated Value of Non-Price Vertical Coordination in the Fed Cattle Market  John D. Anderson
James Trapp
February 1999
A Primer on Beef Demand - Part One Wayne D. Purcell April 1998
A Primer on Beef Demand - Part Two Wayne D. Purcell April 1998
Measures of Changes in Demand for Beef, Pork, and Chicken 1975-1998 Wayne D. Purcell October 1998
Price Discovery in Concentrated Livestock Markets: Issues, Answers, Future Directions Wayne D. Purcell February 1997
Proceedings: Price Discovery in Concentrated Livestock Markets: Issues, Answers, Futures Directions National Conference March 1997
Pricing and Coordination in Consolidated Livestock Markets: Captive Supplies, Market Power, IRS, Hedging Policy Wayne D. Purcell April 1992
Proceedings: Pricing and Coordination in Consolidated Livestock Markets National Conference May 1992
Beef Industry Price Discovery: A Look Ahead Ted C. Schroeder
Clement E. Ward
James Mintert
Derrell S. Peel
March 1998
Public Information Impacts on Price Discovery and Marketing Efficiency in the Fed Cattle Market  John D. Anderson
Clement E. Ward
Stephen Koontz
Derrell S. Peel
James N. Trapp
September 1997
Estimating Gross Margins in Meat Packing for Beef, Pork, and Lamb Eric L. Sweatt
Derrell S. Peel
Clement E. Ward
September 1996
Effects of Concentration on Prices Paid for Cattle S. Murthy Kambhampaty
Paul J. Driscoll
Wayne D. Purcell
June 1996
Proceedings: The Influence of IRS Tax Policy on Use of Livestock Cattle Futures and the Effectiveness of the Price Discovery Process Wayne D. Purcell April 1996
Issues and Cautions in Employing Behavioral Modeling Approaches to Test for Market Power Rodney Jones
Wayne D. Purcell
Paul Driscoll
Everett Peterson 
March 1996
Impact of the Deductibility of Futures Losses on Cattle Feeders' Involvement and the Effectiveness of the Price Discovery Process Won-Cheol Yun
Wayne D. Purcell
November 1995
Impact of Hedgers and Speculators on the Effectiveness of the Price Discovery Process in Live Cattle Futures Robert Murphy
Wayne D. Purcell
October 1995
Implications of Trader Mix to Price Discovery and Market Effectiveness in Live Cattle Futures Won-Cheol Yun
Wayne D. Purcell
Anya McGuirk
David Kenyon
1995
Proceedings: History, Current Status, and Emerging Issues in Public Outlook Programs Food & Agricultural Marketing Consortium January 1994
Research on Implications of IRS Policies to Effectiveness of Cattle Futures Markets: Part II, Impact of Different Types of Traders Won-Cheol Yun
Wayne D. Purcell
June 1993
Consumers' Buying Behavior for Beef: Implications of Price and Product Attributes Wayne D. Purcell April 1993
Forward Contracting vs. Hedging Fed Cattle: Comparisons and Lender Attitudes Fred Eilrich
Clement E. Ward
Wayne D. Purcell
Derrell S. Peel
November 1991
The Impacts of Captive Supplies on the Fed Cattle Industry Ted C. Schroeder
Rodney James
James Mintert
Andrew Barkley
October 1991