Henry Bryant

About Dr. Bryant:
Dr. Bryant received his B.S. degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University. Prior to joining the faculty at Texas A&M, he conducted post-doctoral research at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Henry L. Bryant is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. His research focuses on agricultural policy, commodity marketing, and risk management. He has previously taught the Department’s undergraduate commodity futures and options course.

Research Interests:
Agricultural Policy, Renewable Energy, Risk Management, Commodity Futures and Options, and Causal Inference

Selected Publications:
Campiche, Jody L., Bryant, Henry L., and Richardson, James W., “Long-Run Effects of Falling Cellulosic Ethanol Production Costs on the Agricultural Economy,” Environmental Research Letters, 5(2010):014018-014026.

Bryant, Henry, Jiamin Lu, James Richardson, and Joe Outlaw (2010): “Long-term Effects of Increasing Ethanol Production on Agricultural Markets and Trade, Land Use, and Food Insecurity,” in The Economics of Alternative Energy Sources and Globalization, A. Schmitz, N. Wilson, C. Moss, and D. Zilberman (eds.), Bentham Books, Oak Park, Illinois.

Dicks, M.R., Campiche, J.L., De La Torre Ugarte, D., Hellwinckel, C., Bryant, H.L. and Richardson, J.W., “Land Use Implications of Expanding Biofuel Demand”, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 41(2009):435-453.

Bryant, Henry L., David A. Bessler and Michael S. Haigh. “Causality in Futures Markets”, Journal of Futures Markets, 26(2006): 1039-1057.

Bryant, Henry L. and Michael S. Haigh. “Derivative Pricing Models vs. Time-Series Approaches to Hedging: A Comparison”, Journal of Futures Markets, 25(2005):613-641.

Bryant, Henry L. and Michael S. Haigh. “Bid-Ask Spreads in Commodity Futures Markets”, Applied Financial Economics, 14(2004): 923-936.

Bryant, Henry L., David Bessler and Michael S. Haigh, “Disproving Causal Relations Using Observational Data”, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 71(2009):357-374.

Bryant, Henry L. and George C. Davis, “Revisiting Aggregate US Meat Demand with a Bayesian Averaging of Classical Estimates Approach: Do We Need a More General Theory?”, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 90(2008): 103-116.

Bryant, Henry L., Joe Outlaw and David Anderson, “Aggregate Milk Supply Response to the Milk Income Loss Contract Program,” Journal of Agribusiness, 25(2007): 133-146.


PhD (Agricultural Economics), Texas A&M University
BS, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

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