Anastasia Thayer

Job Market Paper

- Climate Change and Agriculture in the Texas High Plains: effects and adaptation 

Fields of Research

- Primary Fields: Agricultural Economics and Natural Resource Economics

-Secondary Field: Applied Econometrics 

Publications and Working Papers

-The challenge of climate change adaptation in agriculture: an economically oriented review, with BA McCarl and JPH Jones, 2016.

-Estimating the impacts of climate change and potential adaptation strategies for cereal grains in the United States with BA McCarl and CC Fei, 2017.

-Preparing the Next Generation of Sustainability Scientists, with Killon,A.K., K. Sterle, E. Bondank, J.Drabik, A.Bera, S. Alian, K. Goodrich,M. Hale, R.A. Myer, Q. Phung, A.M. Shew, 2018 (forthcoming).

-Poo Power; revisiting biogas generation on dairy farms in Texas with DP Anderson and JR Benavidez, revise and resubmit, 2018.


-Bruce McCarl, University Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor and Texas AgriLife Faculty Fellow, Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University, Email:, Phone: (979) 845-1706

-James Richardson, Regents Professor and TAES Senior Faculty Fellow and Co-Director of the Agriculture Food Policy Center (AFPC), Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University, Email:, Phone: (979) 845-5913

-Reid Stevens, Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University, Email:, Phone: (979) 847-5805

Curriculum Vitae
  • PhD., Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University (Expected December 2018)
  • M.S., Resource and Applied Economics, University of Alaska Fairbanks (2015)
  • B.A., Economics and Environmental Studies (double major), Wellesley College (2012)
Academic Appointments
  • Agribusiness Analysis and Forecasting, Co-Instructor, Spring 2017 & Spring 2018
  • Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics, Instructor, Summer 2015
  • Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics, Instructor, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
  • Intermediate Statistics for Economics and Business, Teaching Assistant, Fall 2013 & Spring 2014
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