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Mario Miranda

  • Professor, Agric, Evrnml & Dev Econ
  • Room #222
    2120 Fyffe Road
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-6280

Honors

  • 2012

    Development Research Group, The World Bank, 2012.. .

  • 2006

    Named Andersons Professor of Agricultural Finance and Risk Management. .

  • 2001

    Outstanding Teaching Award. .

  • 1999

    Outstanding Research Award. .

  • 1998

    Rodney F. Plimpton Outstanding Teacher Award. .

  • 1997

    Gamma Sigma Delta Research Award of Merit. .

  • 1990

    Phi Kappa Phi.

  • 1985

    Sigma Xi.

  • 1976

    Harold O. Wilson Prize in Mathematics. .

Books

2002

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Paul Fackler. 2002. "Applied Computational Economics and Finance." Cambridge: MIT Press.

Chapters

2016

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Francis Mulangu. 2016. "Index Insurance for Agricultural Transformation in Africa." Africa: African Center for Economic Transformation.

2003

  • Hopkins, Jeffrey W., Gary D. Schnitkey, Mario J. Miranda, Brent G. Sohngen, and Luther G. Tweeten. 2003. "Farmer’s Incentives to Conserve Soil Resources: A Dynamic Model Applied to the North-Central United States." In Land Quality, Agricultural Productivity, and Food Security: Biophysical Processes and Economic Choices at Local, Regional, and Global Levels, edited by Keith Wiebe, Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.

2001

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Jerry Skees. 2001. "Innovations in Agricultural and Natural Disaster Insurance for Developing Countries." In International Development Bank, Washington D.C.: International Development Bank.

2000

  • Makki, Shiva S. and Mario J. Miranda. 2000. "Self Insurance and the Utility of Conventional Agricultural Risk Management." In World Bank Report on Risk Management, Washington, D.C.: World Bank.

1999

  • Skees, Jerry, Peter Hazell, and Mario J. Miranda. 1999. "New Approaches to Crop Yield Insurance in Developing Countries." In World Bank, Washington D.C.: World Bank.

1995

  • Glauber, Joseph W. and Mario J. Miranda. 1995. "Area-Yield Reinsurance." In Crop Insurance and the 1995 Farm Bill, edited by Jerry Skees and Barry Barnett, Boulder: Westview Press.
  • Miranda, Mario J. 1995. "Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models by Orthogonal Polynomial Projection Methods." In Advances in Computational Economics Volume 5, edited by Manfred Gilli, Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

1994

  • Glauber, Joseph W. and Mario J. Miranda. 1994. "Providing Catastrophic Yield Protection Through a Target Revenue Program." In Economics of Agricultural Crop Insurance: Theory and Evidence, edited by Darrell L. Hueth and William H. Furtan, Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Unknown

  • Glauber, Joseph W. and Mario J. Miranda. "The Effects of Southern Hemisphere Crop Production on Trade, Stocks and Price Integration." edited by Glauber, Joseph W. and Mario J. Miranda,

Journal Articles

2016

  • Mulangu, Francis M. and Mario J. Miranda, 2016, "Cocoa Pricing Options and Their Implications for Poverty and Industrialization in Ghana." Agricultural Economics 2017, 2017 -

2015

  • Wu, Ruohan and Mario J. Miranda, 2015, "“Exports, Innovation and Production Growth: A Dynamic Heterogeneous Firm Model with Learning and Entry Costs.â€�." The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development 24(8):1037-1053 24, no. 8, 1037 - 1053.
  • Farrin, Katie and Mario J. Miranda, 2015, "“A Heterogeneous Agent Model of Credit-Linked Index Insurance and Farm Technology Adoption.â€�." Journal of Development Economics 116(5):199-211 116, no. 5, 199 - 211.

2012

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Katie Farrin, 2012, "Index Insurance for Developing Countries." Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 34, no. 3, 391 - 497.
  • Miranda, Mario J.; Farrin, Katie, 2012, "Index Insurance for Developing Countries." Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 34, no. 3, 391 - 427.

2011

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Claudio Gonzalez-Vega, 2011, "Systemic Risk, Index Insurance, and Optimal Management of Agricultural Loan Portfolios in Developing Countries." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 93, no. 2, 399–406 -

2010

  • Daigneault, Adam J., Mario J. Miranda, and Brent Sohngen, 2010, "Optimal Forest Management with Carbon Sequestration Credits and Endogenous Fire Risk." Land Economics 86, no. 1, 155 - 172.
  • Makaudze, Ephias and Mario J. Miranda, 2010, "Catastrophic Drought Insurance based on Remotely Sensed Normalized Difference Vegetation Index for Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe." Agrekon 49, no. 4, 418 - 432.
  • Nadolnyak, Denis, Mario J. MIranda, and Ian Sheldon, 2010, "Genetically Modified Crops as Real Options: Identifying Regional and Country-Specific Differences." International Journal of Industrial Organization 29, no. 4, 455 - 463.
  • Daigneault,Adam,J; Miranda,Mario,J; Sohngen,Brent, 2010, "Optimal Forest Management with Carbon Sequestration Credits and Endogenous Fire Risk." Land Economics 86, no. 1, 155 - 172.

2008

  • Chen, Shu-Ling and Mario J. Miranda, 2008, "Modeling Texas Dryland Cotton Yields, with Application to Crop Insurance Actuarial Rating." Journal of Agricultural & Applied Economics 40, no. 1, 239 - 252.

2007

  • Khalil, Abedalrazq, Hyun-Han Kwon, Upmanu Lall, Mario Miranda, Jerry Skees, 2007, "ENSO-Based Index Insurance: Approach and Peru Flood Risk Management Application." Water Resources Research 43, 1 - 14.

2006

  • Vedenov, D.V., Miranda, M.J., Dismukes, R., and Glauber, J.W., 2006, "Portfolio Allocation and Alternative Structures of the Standard Reinsurance Agreement." Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 31, 57 - 73.
  • Vedenov,D,V; Miranda,M,J; Dismukes,R; Glauber,J,W, 2006, "Portfolio allocation and alternative structures of the standard reinsurance agreement." JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS 31, no. 1, 57 - 73.
  • Katchova, Ani L., Mario J. Miranda, and Claudio Gonzalez-Vega, 2006, "A Dynamic Model of Individual and Group Lending in Developing Countries." Agricultural Finance Review

2005

  • Katchova, Ani L., Ian M. Sheldon, and Mario J. Miranda, 2005, "A Dynamic Model of Oligopsony and Oligopoly in the Potato Processing Industry." Agribusiness: An International Journal 21, 409 - 428.
  • Miranda, Mario J., 2005, "Teaching Computational Economics in an Applied Economics Program." Computational Economics 25, 229 - 254.

2004

  • Vedenov, D.V., Miranda, M.J., Dismukes, R., and Glauber, J.W., 2004, "Economic Analysis of Standard Reinsurance Agreement." Agribusiness Finance Review 64, 119 - 134.
  • Katchova, Ani L. and Mario J. Miranda, 2004, "Two-Step Econometric Estimation of Farm Characteristics Affecting Marketing Contracts Decisions." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 86, 88 - 102.

2001

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Dmitry V. Vedenov, 2001, "Innovations in Agricultural and Natural Disaster Insurance." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 83, 650 - 655.
  • Vedenov, Dimitry. V. and Mario J. Miranda, 2001, "Numerical Solution of Dynamic Oligopoly Games with Capital Investment." Economic Theory 18, 237 - 261.

2000

  • Skees, Jerry, Peter Hazell, and Mario J. Miranda, 2000, "Nuovi Approcci per le Assicurazioni in Agricoltura nei Paesi in via di Sviluppo." Rivista di Politica Agraria 18, 31 - 35.

1998

  • Makki, Shiva, Luther Tweeten, and Mario J. Miranda, 1998, "Storage-Trade Interactions Under Domestic and Foreign Production Uncertainty: Implications for Food Security." Journal of Policy Modeling
  • Miranda, Mario J., 1998, "Numerical Solution Strategies for Solving the Nonlinear Rational Expectations Commodity Market Model." Computational Economics 11, 71 - 87.

1997

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Joseph W. Glauber, 1997, "Systemic Risk, Reinsurance, and the Failure of Crop Insurance Markets." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 79, 206 - 215.
  • Miranda, Mario J. and Xiongwen Rui, 1997, "Maximum Likelihood Estimation of the Nonlinear Rational Expectations Asset Pricing Models." Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 21, 1493 - 1510.

1996

  • Makki, Shiva, Luther Tweeten, and Mario J. Miranda, 1996, "Wheat Storage and Trade in an Efficient Global Market." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 78, 879 - 90.
  • Rui, Xiongwen and Mario J. Miranda, 1996, "Solving Nonlinear Dynamic Games via Orthogonal Collocation: An Application International Commodity Markets." Annals of Operations Research 68, 89 - 108.
  • Yavus, Fahri, Carl Zulauf, Gary Schnitkey, and Mario Miranda, 1996, "Spatial Equilibrium Analysis of Regional Structural Change in the U.S. Dairy Industry." Review of Agricultural Economics 18, 693 - 703.

1995

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Joseph W. Glauber, 1995, "Solving Stochastic Models of Competitive Trade and Storage by Chebychev Collocation Methods." Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 72, 70 - 77.
  • Miranda, Mario J. and Gary D. Schnitkey, 1995, "An Empirical Model of Asset Replacement in Dairy Production." Journal of Applied Econometrics 10, 41 - 55.

1994

  • Miranda, Mario J., Frank Novak, and Mel Lerohl, 1994, "Acreage Response Under Canada’s Western Grains Stabilization Program." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 76, 270 - 76.
  • Coltman, Russell T., Gary D. Schnitkey, and Mario J. Miranda, 1994, "Farm-to-Plant Milk Collection in Western Ohio: A Study of Scheduling Efficiencies and Computer Scheduling Algorithms." Agribusiness: An International Journal 10, 179 - 191.
  • Sun, Theresa Y. and Mario J. Miranda, 1994, "Wheat Market Dynamics Under Rational Expectations and Government Price Support Programs." The Journal of Economics

1993

  • Schnitkey, Gary D. and Mario J. Miranda, 1993, "The Impact of Pollution Controls on Livestock Crop Producers." Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 18, 25 - 36.
  • Miranda, Mario J. and Joseph W. Glauber, 1993, "Intraseasonal Demand for Fall Potatoes Under Rational Expectations." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 75, 104 - 112.
  • Miranda, Mario J. and Joseph W. Glauber, 1993, "Estimation of Dynamic Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models of Primary Commodity Markets with Private and Government Stockholding." Review of Economics and Statistics 75, 463 - 70.
  • Miranda, Mario J. and Joseph W. Glauber, 1993, "Estimation of Dynamic Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models of Primary Commodity Markets with Private and Government Stockholding." Review of Economics and Statistics 75, no. 3, 463 - 470.

1991

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Joseph W. Glauber, 1991, "Providing Crop Disaster Assistance Through a Modified Deficiency Payment Program." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 73, 1233 - 1243.
  • Miranda, Mario J, 1991, "Area Yield Crop Insurance Reconsidered." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 73, 233 - 254.

1990

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Joseph W. Glauber, 1990, "The Effects of Price Supports on the Valuation of Options on Agricultural Futures Markets." The Review of Futures Markets 9, 108 - 125.

1989

  • Glauber, Joseph W., Peter G. Helmberger, and Mario J. Miranda, 1989, "Four Approaches to Commodity Market Stabilization: A Comparative Analysis." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 71, 326 - 337.

1988

  • Miranda, Mario J. and Peter G. Helmberger, 1988, "The Effects of Commodity Price Stabilization Programs." American Economic Review 78, no. 1, 46 - 58.
  • Miranda, Mario J. and Peter G. Helmberger, 1988, "The Effects of Commodity Price Stabilization Programs." American Economic Review 78, 46 - 58.

1987

  • Lowry, Mark N., Joseph W. Glauber, Mario J. Miranda, and Peter G. Helmberger, 1987, "Pricing and Storage of Field Crops: A Quarterly Model with Application to Soybeans." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 69, 740 - 749.

Unknown

  • Glauber, Joseph W. and Mario J. Miranda, "“The Effects of Southern Hemisphere Crop Production on Trade, Stocks and Price Integration.â€�." Food Price Volatility and its Implications for Food Security and Policy

Unknown

  • Wu, Ruohan and Mario J. Miranda, "Exports, Innovation and Production Growth: A Dynamic Heterogeneous Firm Model with Learning and Entry Costs." The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development
  • Farrin, Katie and Mario J. Miranda, "A Heterogeneous Agent Model of Credit-Linked Index Insurance and Farm Technology Adoption." Journal of Development Economics

Presentations

  • "Area Yield Crop Insurance Reconsidered." 1990, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Vancouver,
  • "Structural Estimation of Dynamic Stochastic Discrete Choice Models in Agriculture." 1994, Durham,
  • "Salvaging the Nonlinear Rational Expectations Commodity Storage Model." 1995, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Indianapolis,
  • "Frontiers of Applied Economics: Numerical Modeling in Agricultural and Resource Economics." 1995, Presented at First Annual Research Frontiers Seminar, Indianapolis,
  • "Hybrid Methods for Continuous Space Dynamic Programming." 1999, Presented at Annual Conference of the Society for Computational Economics, Boston,
  • "Innovations and New Approaches to Traditional Insurance Programs." 1999, Presented at World Bank Conference on Microfinance and Rural Finance: Where are We Going, Cusco, PE|PER
  • "Challenges faced by University Teachers." 2000,
  • "A Dynamic Model of Microlending in the Developing Countries." 2001, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Chicago,
  • "Numerical Methods for the Solution of Nonlinear Dynamic Economic Models." 2002,
  • "Collocation Methods for Stochastic Dynamic Economic Models." 2002,
  • "Teaching Computational Economics in an Applied Economics Graduate Program." 2004, Presented at Annual Conference of the Society for Computational Economics, Amsterdam, NL|NLD
  • "Effects of Insurance on Farmer Crop Abandonment." 2007, Presented at Annual Conference of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Portland,
  • "Riesgo Sistémico, Seguros de Indice y Manejo Optimo de Carteras de Crédito Agropecuario en Países en Desarrollo." 2009, México City,
  • "Pre-conference Workshop: Applied Computational Economics." 2011, Presented at Annual Meetings of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Pittsburgh,
  • "Asset Liquidity, Savings, and Consumption Smoothing in a Village Economy Exposed to Systemic Income Risk." 2011, Presented at Annual Meetings of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Pittsburgh,
  • "The Economic Efficiency of the Proposed Area Loss Plan for Federal Crop Insurance." 1989, Presented at Federal Crop Insurance Task Force, U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service,
  • "Estimating Structural Models of Commodity Markets with Government and Private Stockholding." 1994, Champaign,
  • "Optimal Index Insurance Designs." 2000, Presented at Agro Asemex Conference on New Directions in International Agricultural Insurance, Queretaro, MX|MEX
  • "Optimal Index Insurance Design." 2000, Washington, DC,
  • "Numerical Methods in Economics." 2005, Lima, PE|PER
  • "Systemic Risk, Index Insurance, and Agricultural Contracting in Developing Countries." 2010, Presented at Conference on the Financing Agricultural Value Chain, San Jose, CR|CRI
  • "The Effects of the Interest Rates For Lending and Borrowing on Subsistence Households." 1997, Presented at Annual Meeting of the International Agricultural Economics Association, Sacramento,
  • "Choices by Poor Households When the Interest Rate for Deposits Differs from the Interest Rate for Loans." 1997, Presented at Annual Meeting of the International Agricultural Economics Association, Sacramento,
  • "The Simple Analytics of Catastrophic Risk." 1999, Presented at World Bank Roundtable on Agricultural Risk Management, Washington, DC,
  • "Critique of Agricultural Risk Models." 1999, Presented at Symposium on The Farm Safety Net: What’s in it for Agricultural Insurance, Annual Conference of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Nashville,
  • "Coping with Risk: Are Rural Insurance Mechanisms Possible." 1999, Presented at Conference on New Development Finance, Frankfurt, DE|DEU
  • "Seguros Indexados para Países en Desarrollo: Aplicación al Riesgo Catastrófico El Niñoâ€� en Perú." 2009, Lim,
  • "Riesgo Sistémico, Ã�ndice de Seguros y Manejo Óptimo de Portafolios de Préstamos Agrícolas en Países en Desarrollo." 2009, Lima,
  • "Agricultural Insurance in Developing Countries: Practitioner’s Perspectives." 2009, Presented at Convening on Agricultural Insurance in Developing Countries, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle,
  • "The Effects of Price Supports on the Valuation of Options on Agricultural Futures Contracts." 1989, Presented at NCR 134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, Chicago,
  • "Estimation of Dynamic Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models of Price Formation in Markets for Storable Commodities Subject to Government Price Supports." 1990,
  • "The Impact of Pollution Controls on Livestock Crop Producers." 1992,
  • "Systemic Risk, Crop Insurance, and Area-Yield Options Contracts." 1994, Presented at Board of Directors of the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago,
  • "Area Yield Reinsurance." 1994, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Western Economic Association, Vancouver, CA|CAN
  • "Salvaging the Nonlinear Rational Expectations Commodity Storage Model." 1995, Presented at NCR 134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, Chicago,
  • "Modeling Yield Distribution in High Risk Counties: Application to Texas Upland Cotton." 2006, Presented at American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings, Long Beach,
  • "Systemic Risk, Index Insurance and Optimal Management of Agricultural Loan Portfolios in Developing Countries." 2010, Presented at Conference of the African Association of Agricultural Economists, Cape Town, ZA|ZAF
  • "Review of Conference Findings." 2010, Presented at Weather Index Insurance Workshop, Cape Town, ZA|ZAF
  • "Structural Estimation of Dynamic Stochastic Discrete Choice Models in Agriculture." 1994, Champaign,
  • "Structural Estimation of Dynamic Stochastic Discrete Choice Models in Agriculture." 1994, West Lafayette,
  • "Systemic Risk, Reinsurance, and the Failure of Crop Insurance Markets." 1994, Presented at First Annual Conference on Risk in Agriculture and Resource Management, Gulf Shores,
  • "Learning from Site-Specific Information: Bayesian Applications to Precision Agriculture." 1998, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Salt Lake City,
  • "Self-Insurance and the Utility of Standard Risk Management Contracts." 1998, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Salt Lake City,
  • "Optimal Cropland Degradation with Reversible and Irreversible Components." 1998, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Salt Lake City,
  • "Index Insurance: Its Importance and Its Impediments." 2008, Presented at The Boulder-Bergamo Forum on Access to Financial Services: Expanding the Rural Frontier, IT|ITA
  • "Providing Catastrophic Yield Protection Through a Modified Deficiency Payment Program." 1990, Presented at University of Maryland-University of Saskatchewan Conference for the Improvement of Crop Insurance, Regina, CA|CAN
  • "Index Insurance for the Management of Catastrophic Risk in Developing Countries." 2008, Lima, PE|PER
  • "Index Insurance and the Optimal Management of Rural Bank and Microfinancial Institution Loan Portfolios in the Presence of Systemic Risk." 2009, Lexington,
  • "Course on Computational Economic Dynamics." 2009, Bogota, CO|COL
  • "Index Insurance and the Optimal Management of Loan Portfolios in Rural Microfinance Institutions in the Presence of Systematic Risk." 2010, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Allied Social Science Associations, Atlanta,
  • "Overview of Computational Techniques for the Analysis of Dynamic Economic Models." 2010, Bergamo, IT|ITA
  • "Agricultural Index Insurance and Weather Derivatives." 2010, Bergamo, IT|ITA
  • "Tail Dependence among Agricultural Insurance Indices: The Case of Iowa County-Level Rainfalls." 2010, Presented at Agricultural & Applied Economics Association 2010 Annual Meeting, Denver,
  • "The Effects of Marketing Loans on Agricultural Markets." 1987, Presented at NCR 134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, Chicago,
  • "Structural Estimation of Dynamic Stochastic Discrete Choice Models in Agriculture." 1993, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Orlando,
  • "Dynamic Hedging Strategies for Soybean Producers." 1994, Presented at NCR 134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, Chicago,
  • "Teaching Computational Economics in an Applied Economics Program." 1997, Presented at Plenary session of the Fourth Annual Meetings of the Society for Compuational Economics, Stanford,
  • "Wheat Storage-Trade Interactions Under Domestic and Production Uncertainty." 1997, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Toronto, CA|CAN
  • "Computational Solution to Constrained Dynamic Games with Application to Commodity Markets." 1999, Presented at Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics Conference on Computational Economics and Economic Theory, Stanford,
  • "The Standard Reinsurance Historical Simulator." 2000, Presented at Crop Insurance Industry Actuarial Research Group, Chicago,
  • "Dynamic Analysis of Farmer’s Crop Insurance Decision." 2006, Presented at The Taiwan Economic Association - Chinese Economic Association in North America Joint Conference, Taipei,
  • "How to Prepare for the Job Market." 2009, Presented at Ohio State University Department of AED Economics PhD Seminar Roundtable,
  • "Pre-conference Workshop: Applied Computational Economics." 2009, Presented at Annual Meetings of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Milwaukee,
  • "Analysis of Rational Expectations Models for Agricultural Markets Subject to Government Intervention." 1986, Washington, US|USA
  • "Subsidized Put Options as Alternatives to Price Supports." 1988, Presented at Symposium on Options, Futures, and Agricultural Commodity Programs, Washington, DC,
  • "Estimation of Rational Risk Response Models for Storable Commodities." 1991, Presented at Annual Meeting of the SR 232 Conference on Applied Risk Analysis, San Antonio,
  • "Structural Estimation of Dynamic Stochastic Discrete Choice Models in Agriculture." 1993, Madison,
  • "Structural Estimation of Dynamic Stochastic Discrete Choice Models in Agriculture." 1993, Ames,
  • "Storage-Trade Interactions on Commodity Markets." 1995, Presented at Annual Meeting of the International Agricultural Economics Association,
  • "Innovations in Agricultural and Natural Disaster Insurance." 2001, Presented at American Social Science Association Meetings, New Orleans,
  • "Modern Approaches to the Numerical Solution of Stochastic Dynamic Economic Models." 2002, Presented at 6th International Conference in Economics, Ankara, TR|TUR
  • "Survey of Modern Portfolio Theory." 2010, Guadalajara, MX|MEX
  • "Introduction to Computational Economics." 2010, Guadalajara, MX|MEX
  • "El-Nino Southern Oscillation Index Insurance for Peruvian Agriculture." 2010, Guadalajara, MX|MEX
  • "Review of Conference Findings." 2010, Presented at Designing Index Based Weather Risk Management Programs Workshop, Washington,
  • "International Trade, Speculative Storage and Commodity Price Stability." 1988, Presented at The International Commodity Market Modeling Conference, Washington, D.C.,
  • "Area Based Agricultural Insurance." 1991, Presented at Second Annual Conference on Farm Income Enhancement, Columbus,
  • "Economic Analysis of the Standard Reinsurance Agreement." 2003, Presented at Risk Management Agency, USDA, Kansas City,
  • "Long-Term Agricultural Risk Management: Crop Insurance vs. Savings and Borrowings." 2004, Presented at Conference on Risk in Agriculture and Resource Management, Gulf Shores,
  • "Course on Computational Economic Dynamics." 2010, Bogota, CO|COL
  • "Analysis of Rational Expectations Models for Agricultural Markets Subject to Government Intervention." 1986, Presented at Department of Agricultural Economics,
  • "A Computable Rational Expectations Model for Agricultural Price Stabilization Programs." 1987, Presented at Bi Annual Joint Meeting of The Operations Research Society of America and The Institute of Management Science, Miami Beach,
  • "Subsidized Put Options as Alternatives to Price Supports." 1989, Presented at NCR 134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, Chicago,
  • "Uninsurable Systemic Risk and the Failure of Crop Insurance Markets: A Case for Area-Yield Options." 1994, Presented at Workshop on Designing New Programs for Managing Farm Production and Price Risks in the 21st Century: The Challenge for Agricultural Economists, Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, San Diego,
  • "The Frontier of Computational Economics." 2008, Mexico City, MX|MEX
  • "Index Insurance: Lessons from El Niño and Microfinance in Peru." 2008, Mexico City, MX|MEX
  • "A Rational Expectations Model of Inventory Holding Under Risk and Uncertainty." 1986, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Reno,
  • "Enhancing U.S. Exports: A Comparison of Marketing Loans and Export Subsidies." 1988, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Knoxville,
  • "The Impact of Pollution Controls on Livestock Crop Producers." 1992, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Baltimore,
  • "Intraseasonal Demand for Fall Potatoes Under Rational Expectations." 1992, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Baltimore,
  • "Rainfall Insurance for Midwest Crop Production." 2001, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Chicago,
  • "Modeling Multivariate Extreme-Event Crop Yield Densities." 2004, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Denver,
  • "Area-Based Crop Insurance." 1991,
  • "Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Nonlinear Rational Expectations Asset Pricing Models." 1994, Presented at The First Annual Conference of the Society for Computational Economics, Austin,
  • "Recent Advancements in Numerical Solution Methods for Dynamic Agricultural Decision Models." 1994, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Nordic Research Project on Risk and Structural Change, Oslo, NO|NOR
  • "The Effects on Peasant Households of Access to Formal Deposits and Loans." 1996, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, San Antonio,
  • "Promising Practices in Rural Finance." 1999, Presented at Conference on Innovative Approaches to Crop Yield Insurance in Developing Countries, Frankfurt, Germany, San Jose, Costa Rica, San Jose, CR|CRI
  • "Structural Estimation of Dynamic Stochastic Discrete Choice Models in Agriculture." 1993,
  • "Savings, Borrowing, and Insurance in Long-Run Risk Management." 2004, West Lafayette,
  • "Numerical Methods for Macroeconomic Models with Heterogeneous Agents." 2004,
  • "Portfolio Allocation and Alternative Structures of the Standard Reinsurance Agreement." 2004, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Denver,
  • "Economic Analysis of the Standard Reinsurance Agreement." 2004, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Denver,
  • "Wheat Market Dynamics Under Rational Expectations and Government Price Support Programs." 1993, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, Memphis,
  • "Agricultural Insurance and Disaster Assistance Programs: A Critique." 1994, Presented at American Enterprise Institute Conference on the 1995 Farm Bill, Washington, D.C.,
  • "Storage-Trade Interactions in Commodity Markets." 1995, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Indianapolis,
  • "Enforcing Pollution Control Regulation Using Two Types of Inspections, a Reputation Indicator and Self Reports." 1995, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Indianapolis,
  • "Numerical Solution to Dynamic Oligopoly Games with Capital Investment." 2000, Presented at Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics Conference on Computational Economics and Economic Theory, Stanford,
  • "A Dynamic Model of Oligopsony and Oligopoly in the Potato Processing Industry." 2000, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Tampa,
  • "The Dynamics of Supply, Demand, and Price for Wheat Programs Under Rational Expectations." 1990, Presented at NCR 134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, Chicago,
  • "Estimation of Dynamic Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models of Primary Commodity Markets with Private and Government Stockholding." 1991, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Manhattan,
  • "Estimation of Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models using Polynomial Projection Methods." 1994, Presented at Conference on Computational Economics, Amsterdam,
  • "The Effects of Price Supports on the Valuation of Options on Agricultural Futures Markets." 1989, Presented at Chicago Board of Trade Fall Research Seminar, Durham,
  • "Estimation of Dynamic Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models of Primary Commodity Markets with Private and Government Stockholding." 1991, Presented at NCR 134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, Chicago,
  • "Weather Index Insurance for Developing Countries." 2012, Presented at Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC, Washington, US|USA
  • "Differential Effects of Food Security Policies on Subsistence Farmers and the Urban Poor." 2012, Presented at The World Bank, Development Research Department, Washington, DC, Washington, US|USA
  • "On the Efficient Management of Natural Disaster Risk Using Credit and Index Insurance." 2012, Presented at 2012 Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Seattle, US|USA
  • "Differential Effects of Food Security Policies on Subsistence Farmers and the Urban Poor." 2013, Presented at International Food Policy Research Institute - U. of Bonn Conference on Food Price Volatility and Food Security, Bonn, DE|DEU
  • "Effects of Index Insurance on Aggregate Agricultural Loan Defaults and Technical Transformation." 2013, Presented at Peking University, East China Normal University, China Agricultural University, Research Center for Rural Economy, Central University of Finance and Economics, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, Renmin University of China., Beijing and Shanghai, CN|CHN
  • "A Heterogeneous Agent Model of Credit-Linked Index Insurance and Farm Technology Adoption." 2013, Presented at International Agricultural Risk, Finance, and Insurance Conference, Vancouver, CA|CAN
  • "Coupled Credit and Index Insurance Contracts and Technical Transformation in Developing Countries: A Structural Dynamic Heterogeneous Agent Modelling Approach." 2014, Presented at Department of Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Athens, US|USA
  • "Differential Effects of Food Security Policies on Subsistence Farmers and the Urban Poor." 2013, Presented at University of Bonn Conference on Food Price Volatility and Food Security,, Bonn, DE|DEU
  • "Effects of Index Insurance on Aggregate Agricultural Loan Defaults and Technical Transformation." 2013, Presented at Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, Beijing, CN|CHN
  • "Effects of Index Insurance on Aggregate Agricultural Loan Defaults and Technical Transformation." 2013, Presented at Research Center for Rural Economy, Beijing, CN|CHN
  • "Effects of Index Insurance on Aggregate Agricultural Loan Defaults and Technical Transformation." 2013, Presented at Renmin University of China, Beijing, CN|CHN
  • "Effects of Index Insurance on Aggregate Agricultural Loan Defaults and Technical Transformation." 2013, Presented at Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, CN|CHN
  • "The Wage Premium and Market Structure: The Case of South Korea and Taiwan." 2013, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Washington, US|USA
  • "The Global Food Price Crisis and China-World Rice Market Integration: A Spatial-Temporal Rational Expectations Equilibrium Model.." 2013, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Washington, US|USA
  • "Differential Effects of Food Security Policies on Subsistence Farmers and the Urban Poor." 2013, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Washington, US|USA
  • "Coupled Credit and Index Insurance Contracts and Technical Transformation in Developing Countries: A Structural Dynamic Heterogeneous Agent Modelling Approach." 2013, Presented at the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, Athens, US|USA
  • "Effects of Index Insurance on Aggregate Agricultural Loan Defaults and Technical Transformation." 2013, Presented at East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, Shanghai, CN|CHN
  • "Effects of Index Insurance on Aggregate Agricultural Loan Defaults and Technical Transformation." 2013, Presented at Peking University, Beijing, CN|CHN
  • "Effects of Index Insurance on Aggregate Agricultural Loan Defaults and Technical Transformation." 2013, Presented at China Agricultural University, Beijing, CN|CHN
  • "The Role of Credit and Savings in the Dynamics of Technology Decisions and Poverty Traps." 2013, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Washington, US|USA
  • "Premium Benefits? A Heterogeneous Agent Model of Credit-Linked Index Insurance and Farm Technology Adoption." 2013, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association,, Washington, US|USA
  • "Coupled Credit and Index Insurance Contracts and Farm Technology Adoption.." 2014, Presented at AFRACA International Fin4Ag Conference on Revolutionizing Finance for Agrivalue Chains, Nairobi, Kenya, July 16, 2014.,
  • "Drivers of World Grain markets in the Short and Long run." 2014, Presented at 2nd International ZEF-IFPRI Workshop on Food Price Volatility and Food Security, Bonn, Germany, July 8, 2014.,
  • "Effects of Southern Hemisphere Production on Stocks, Trade and Prices." 2014, Presented at 2nd International ZEF-IFPRI Workshop on Food Price Volatility and Food Security, Bonn, Germany, July 8, 2014,
  • "Using Weather Index Insurance to Promote the Efficiency of Agricultural Credit Markets in Developing Countries." 2014, Presented at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania, August 4, 2014,
  • "Effects of Trends in Chinese Production, Consumption, and Price Support Policies on World Grain Price Volatility and Food Security." 2014, Presented at World Bank Conference on Managing Food Price Volatility and Agricultural Trade Policy, Washington, DC, September 19, 2014.,
  • "CompEcon: Open Source Software for Dynamic Economic Modelling." 2014, Presented at International Monetary Fund Workshop on Building Tools for Heterogeneous Agents Modeling, Washington DC, December 4, 2014.,
  • ""A Heterogeneous Agent Model of Credit-Linked Index Insurance and Farm Technology Adoption."." 2015, Presented at Presented at the Annual Meetings of Allied Social Science Associations, January 5, 2015.,
  • "“Credit, Savings, and Insurance in Agricultural Risk Management.â€�." 2015, Presented at US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, January 20, 2015.,
  • ""Agricultural Index Insurance and Credit in Africa: Lessons Learned and Ways Forward."." 2015, Presented at Presented at the Climate Change and Multi-Dimensional Sustainability in African Agriculture, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania, June 3-5, 2015.,
  • ""Does Past Experience with Natural Disasters Affect Willingness-to-Pay for Weather Index Insurance? Evidence from China",." 2015, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, July 26-28, 2015.,
  • ""Mitigation Index Insurance for Developing Countries: Insure the Loss or Insure the Signal? Selected Presentation"." 2015, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, July 26-28, 2015.,
  • ""Financial Intermediation and Poverty Trap Dynamics over the Life Cycle."." 2015, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, July 26-28, 2015.,
  • ""Willingness to Pay for Rainfall Index Insurance Backed Loans and Basis Risk in Northern Ghana"." 2015, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, July 26-28, 2015.,
  • ""Using Index Insurance to Improve Access to Credit among Smallholder Farmers in Northern Ghana"." 2015, Presented at Presented at the BASIS Annual Meeting in Berkeley, CA, October 29-30, 2015.,
  • ""Sustainability of Regional Food Reserves When Default Is Possible"." 2015, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, July 26-28, 2015.,
  • ""Gender and Dynamics of Agricultural Technology Adoption: Evidence from Uganda"." 2015, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, , July 26-28, 2015.,
  • "“The Effects of Southern Hemisphere Crop Production on Trade, Stocks and Price Integration.â€�." 2015, Presented at Selected presentation, Triennual Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, , August 8-14, 2015.,
  • ""Structural Determinants of Adoption of Artificial Insemination among Livestock Farmers in Pakistan"." 2015, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, July 26-28, 2015.,
  • "Aplicaciones Innovadoras de Seguros Agropecuarios a Base de Indexados Para Promover el Crédito Agrícola en los Pequeños Productores.â€�." 2015, Presented at Presented at the International Seminar on Catastrophic Agricultural Insurance for Development Banks, Association of Latin American Development Banks (ALIDE), November 4, 2015.,
  • "“Does Past Experience in Natural Disasters Affect Willingness-to-Pay for Weather Index Insurance? Evidence from China.â€�." 2015, Presented at Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, , March 27-29, 2015.,
  • "“Uneven Influence of Credit and Savings Deposits on the Dynamics of Technology Decisions and Poverty Traps.â€�." 2015, Presented at Selected presentation, Fourth European Research Conference on Microfinance, June 1-3, 2015.,
  • ""Agricultural Index Insurance - Lessons Learned and Ways Forward."." 2015, Presented at Presented at Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations, Rome, Italy, August 3, 2015.,
  • "Gender Differential Impacts of Index-Based Rainfall Insurance on Technology Adoption: Evidence from Ghana." 2016, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Applied and Agricultural Economics Association, Boston, MA, August 3, 2016.,
  • "Miranda, Mario J. and Jian Chen." 2016, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Applied and Agricultural Economics Association, Boston, MA, August 3, 2016.,
  • "Replanting Guarantee in Developing Countries." 2016, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Applied and Agricultural Economics Association, Boston, MA, August 3, 2016.,
  • "Optimal Management of Runoff Reservoir Supply: The Case of Tono Reservoir in Northern Ghana.." 2016, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Applied and Agricultural Economics Association, Boston, MA, August 3, 2016.,
  • "Index Insurance and Moral Hazard in a Microfinance Context." 2016, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Applied and Agricultural Economics Association, Boston, MA, August 3, 2016.,
  • "Drought Index Insurance versus Supplemental Irrigation: A Randomized Controlled Trial Experimental Evidence in Northern Ghana." 2016, Presented at Selected presentation, African Economic Conference, Abuja, Nigeria, December 5-7, 2016.,
  • "The Crowd-In Effect of Index Insurance on Informal Risk Sharing." 2016, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Applied and Agricultural Economics Association, Boston, MA, August 3, 2016,
  • "Examining Pricing Mechanics in the Poultry Value Chain - Empirical Evidence from Pakistan." 2016, Presented at Selected presentation, Annual Meeting of the Applied and Agricultural Economics Association, Boston, MA, August 3, 2016,
  • "Differential Effects of Food Security Policies on Subsistence Farmers and the Urban Poor." 2016, Presented at Selected presentation, African Economic Conference, Abuja, Nigeria, December 5-7, 2016.,

Patents

  • Miranda, Mario J., Dmitry Vedenov, Joseph Glauber, and Robert Dismukes. "SRA-Sim – A Stochastic Dynamic Simulation Model for the Analysis of the U.S. Standard Reinsurance Agreement. (1997-2002)."
  • Miranda, Mario J., Dmitry Vedenov, Gary Schnitkey, and Scott Irwin. "AgRisk – Decision Support for Agricultural Risk Management (1996-2002)."
  • Miranda, Mario J. and Paul W. Fackler. "CompEcon – A Numerical Library for Analysis of Computational Economic and Financial Models. (1994-2005)."
  • Miranda, Mario J. and Joseph W. Glauber. "ComSim: A Suite of Stochastic Simulation Programs for the Analysis of Agricultural Policies under Production and Price Uncertainty (1988-1995)."
  • Miranda, Mario J.. "Y-Opt: A User-Friendly Program to Price Chicago Board of Trade Corn Reinsurance Options (1994)."
  • Mario J. Miranda. "CompEcon Toolbox, Version 2012."