Nelson B. Villoria
Department of Agricultural Economics
Kansas State University
(nvilloria at ksu dot edu)
My research program has two main thrusts: global land use and
international trade. Currently I'm exploring how future climates
might shape world food markets. I also investigate the competition
between agricultural land and forest resources as global agriculture
faces mounting pressures to satisfy growing demands for food and
International Markets and Agricultural Trade (To be offered in Spring
Villoria, N. B. and Jing Liu
continental grids to improve our understanding of global land supply
responses: Implications for policy-driven land use changes in the
Villoria, N. B., Elliott, J., Mueller, C., Shin, J. Zhao L.,
Song, C. 2015. Rapid aggregation of global gridded crop model
outputs to facilitate cross-disciplinary analysis of climate change
here to go to the tool.
Villoria, N. B. and Elliot W. Mghenyi
impacts of India's food security policies on South Asian wheat and
Byerlee, D., Stevenson, J., Villoria, N. B., 2014.
Does Intensification Slow Crop Land Expansion or Encourage
Global Food Security DOI: 10.1016/j.gfs.2014.04.001.
Villoria, N. B., Byerlee, D., Stevenson, J. 2014.
The Effects of Technulogical Progress in Agriculture on
Deforestation: What do we really know?
Applied Economic Policy and Perspectives 36(2): 211-237.
Villoria, N. B.,Gullub, A., Byerlee, D.,Stevenson, J. 2013.
Will Yield Improvements on the Forest Frontier Reduce Green House Gas Emissions ? A Global Analysis of Oil Palm.
American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 95(5):
Villoria, N.B., Byerlee, D., Kelley, T. Maredia, M. 2013.
Green Revulution research saved an estimated 18 to 27 million
hectares from being brought into agricultural production.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110(21): 8363-8368.
The effects of China's Growth on the Food Prices and Food Exports
of other Developing Countries. Agricultural
Villoria, N.B. and Hertel, T.W.2011.
Geography Matters: International Trade Patterns and the
Indirect Land Use Effects of Biofuels.
American Journal of Agricultural Economics.93(4): 919-935.
and the Manufacturing Terms-of-Trade of African
Exporters. Journal of African Economies,
China's Growth and the Agricultural Exports of Sub-Saharan
Southern Africa . The European Journal of Development