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Dept. of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
403 W. State Street, Krannert Bldg.
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Ph: 765-494-4324
Fax: 765-494-9176
E: bgramigATpurdueDOTedu
www: institutional page

2008    Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University
2004    M.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Kentucky
2000    B.S., Natural Resource Conservation & Management (Policy), University of Kentucky

Associate Professor, Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, 8/2013-present
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, 2/2008-7/2013

JOURNAL ARTICLES (Google Scholar profile)

ES Takle, CJ Anderson, J Andresen, J Angel, R Elmore, P Guinan, BM Gramig, S Hilberg, D Kluck, R Massey, D Niyogi, J Schneider, MD Shulski, D Todey, M Widhalm. “Climate Forecasts for Corn Producer Decision-Making.” Earth Interactions. 18(5): 1-8, 2014. [www]

M Roucan-Kane, BM Gramig, NJO Widmar, DL Ortega and AW Gray. U.S. Agribusiness Companies and Product Innovation: Insights from a Choice Experiment Conducted with Agribusiness Executives," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review. 16(4):123-140, 2013. [www]

AC Andrews, RA Clawson, BM Gramig and L Raymond. “Why Do Farmers Adopt Conservation Tillage? An Experimental Investigation of Framing Effects.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68(6):501-511, 2013. [www]

JP Sesmero and BM Gramig. "Farmers' Supply Response, Price of Corn Residue, and Its Economic Viability as an Energy Feedstock." BioEnergy Research. 6(2):797-807, 2013. [www]

BM Gramig, CJ Reeling, C Raj and I Chaubey. “Environmental and economic tradeoffs in a watershed when using corn stover for bioenergy.” Environmental Science & Technology47(4):1787-1791, 2013. [www]

BM Gramig, JB Barnard, LS Prokopy.  "Farmer Beliefs about Climate Change and Carbon Sequestration Incentives." Climate Research.  56(2): 157-167. 2013. [www]

A Reimer, BM Gramig and LS Prokopy. “Farmers and conservation programs: Explaining differences in Environmental Quality Incentives Program applications between states.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 68(2): 110-119, 2013[www]

BM Gramig. “Some Unaddressed Issues in Proposed Cap-and-Trade Legislation Involving Agricultural Soil Carbon Sequestration.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics (proceedings), 94(2):360-367, 2012. [www]

CJ Reeling and BM Gramig. "A Novel Framework for Analysis of Cross-Media Environmental Effects from Agricultural Conservation Practices." Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 146(12):44-51, 2012. [www]

BM Gramig and RD Horan. "Jointly-Determined Livestock Disease Dynamics and Decentralised Economic Behaviour." Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 55(3): 393-410, 2011. [www]

MBL Birch, BM Gramig, WR Moomaw, OC Doering, CJ Reeling. "Why Metrics Matter: Evaluating Policy Choices for Reactive Nitrogen in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed". Environmental Science & Technology, 45(1): 168-174, 2011. [www]

RD Horan, EP Fenichel, CA Wolf, and BM Gramig. “Managing Infectious Animal Disease Systems.” Annual Review of Resource Economics 2(1): 101-124, 2010.

BM Gramig, CA Wolf, and F Lupi. " Understanding Adoption of Livestock Health Management Practices: The Case of Bovine Leukosis Virus". Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 58(3): 343-360, 2010. [www]

BM Gramig, RD Horan, and CA Wolf. "Livestock Disease Indemnity Design when Moral Hazard is Followed by Adverse Selection". American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 91(3): 627-641, 2009. [www]

RD Horan, JF Shogren, and BM Gramig. “Wildlife Conservation Payments to Address Habitat Fragmentation and Disease Risks.” Environment and Development Economics, 13:415-439, 2008. [www]

BM Gramig and CA Wolf. "Estimating Within-Herd Preventive Spillovers in Livestock Disease Management." American Journal of Agricultural Economics (proceedings), 89(5):1219-1225, 2007.

BM Gramig, JR Skees and JR Black. "Utilizing Contingent Claims to Improve CAFO Management." Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 36(2):297-312, 2004. 

Climate change and agriculture

with Jeff Andresen, Larry Biehl, Ray Massey, and Phillip Owens. "The Influence of Climate On Days Suitable for Field Work: Trends and Economic Implications, 1980-2010." 

with NJO Widmar. "Estimating Farmers' Willingness to Change Tillage Practices to Supply Emissions Offsets." Working version awarded 2nd place poster award at the 2014 World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Istanbul, Turkey. [poster link]

Ecosystem Services
with Seong do Yun. "Spatially-Explicit Stochastic Dynamic Optimization of Ecosystem Services." [LINK]

Economic and environmental sustainability of bio-energy cropping systems
with EM Sajeev, WE Tyner, T Ji, S Brouder, J Volenec and D Smith. "Economic Costs and Environmental Performance for Three Cellulosic Biofuel Pathways." 

with EM Sajeev, WE Tyner, S Brouder, J Volenec and D Smith. “Modeling yield and N20 flux to assess sustainability of six bioenergy cropping systems.”

Dr. Gramig has secured over $8M in grants working as part of interdisciplinary teams, with direct responsibility for over $700K. Active grants are listed here.

Teaching Experience (link)
Undergraduate: Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, 100-125 students/year, 2008-present
PhD agricultural economics course: Economic Dynamics, 8-15 students/year, 2011-present
Interdisciplinary graduate course: Environmental Policy Analysis, 2009

Purdue Climate Change Research Center, Executive Committee, 2013-present
Purdue Center for the EnvironmentExecutive Committee, 2013-present
Ecological Science & Engineering (interdisciplinary graduate program), Governance Committee, 2010-present
Natural Resources & Environmental Science (interdisciplinary undergraduate program), Advisory Committee, 2008-present
USDA Hatch project, institutional peer-reviewer (n=7), 2009-present
Land, Water and Environment (ENV) section of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Co-founder, 2012-present


 Economics Journals Interdisciplinary Journals
American Journal of Agricultural Economics BioScience
Australian J. of Agricultural and Resource Economics Environmental Research Letters
ChoicesEnvironmental Science & Technology
Review of Agricultural EconomicsJournal of Environmental Quality
Resource and Energy EconomicsNature Climate Change
Springer Academic PublishingTrans. of the American Soc. of Ag and Biological Engineers


Seed for Success, Excellence in Research Award. Purdue University, 2011, 2012, 2013
Teaching for Tomorrow Fellowship Award. Purdue University, 2012
Best Dissertation Award-Honorable Mention. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 2009
Who's Who in Agriculture, 2009

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists