David E. Davis

Professor

Ness School of Management and Economics
South Dakota State University

Curriculum Vita

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Teaching Responsibilities:

  • ECON - 201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON - 431 Managerial Economics
  • ECON - 707 Research Methods in Applied Economics
  • DSCI - 424 Operations Research

Research Interests:

  • Industrial Organization
    • The effect of WIC on the industrial organization of infant formula markets
    • Food Prices and government policy
    • Economic geography of industrial location
  • Empirical Microeconometrics
    • Applications of panel data methods to empirical investigations of industrial organization and market power
    • Cross-section and time-series data methods

Publications:

Journal Articles

US Government and National Academies Reports

  • Review of WIC Food Packages: Proposed Framework for Revisions: Interim Report (2015), Kathleen M. Rasmussen, Marie E. Latulippe, and Ann L. Yaktine, editors; Committee to Review WIC Food Packages, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Food Nutrition Board.
  • Review of WIC Food Packages: An Evaluation of White Potatoes in the Cash Value Voucher: Letter Report (2015), Kathleen M. Rasmussen, Marie E. Latulippe, and Ann L. Yaktine, Editors; Committee to Review WIC Food Packages; Food and Nutrition Board; Institute of Medicine.
  • "Manufacturers' Bids for WIC Infant Formula Rebate Contracts, 2003-2013", EIB-142, US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, July 2015.
  • "Recent Trends and Economic Issues in the WIC Infant Formula Rebate Program," US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Economic Research Report Number 22, August 2006, WIC Rebates
  • "Interstate Variation in WIC Food Package Costs: The Role of Food Prices, Caseload Composition, and Cost-Containment Practices" US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Report Number 41, January 2005, WIC Food Package
  • “Changing Consumer Demands Create Opportunities for U.S. Food System.” Food Review, United States Department of Agriculture, v. 25, n. 1, Spring 2002
  • "Farm Business Practices Coordinate Production with Consumer Preferences.” Food Review, United States Department of Agriculture, v. 25, n. 1, Spring 2002.

Works in Progress