Ethan Ligon @ Blue Oak Ranch

Research Expertise and Interest

economics, insurance, agricultural contracts, risk sharing, intra-household allocation, welfare, demand analysis

Research Description

Ethan A. Ligon is a professor in the Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics. Most of his research falls under the broad heading of applied microeconomics. Topics include vulnerability, risk-sharing, agricultural contracts, and intrahousehold allocation.  Most recently he has been working on the theory and empirics of inferring levels of well-being from observations  of disaggregate consumption expenditures, and developing measures of risk experienced by smallholders in low income countries.

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