John R. C. Robinson

About Dr. Robinson:
Dr. John Robinson is a Professor and Extension Specialist/Cotton Marketing. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Entomology, and a Ph.D in Agricultural Economcs, all from Texas A&M University. His prior experience includes research and extension within the Texas A&M University System (College Station, Thrall, Vernon, Weslaco) and at Mississippi State University. His current extension program emphasizes risk management issues related to cotton, including cash markets, hedging, contracting, insurance, policy, and transportation/logistics.

Research Interests:
Cotton Economics, Marketing, and Policy

Selected Publications:
Gabriel J. Power & John R. C. Robinson. 2013. “Commodity Futures Price Volatility, Convenience Yield and Economic Fundamentals.” Applied Economics Letters 20(11) 1089-1095. Available online at
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2013.788775. Accessed 6/18/2013.Pace, Jason D. and John R. C. Robinson. 2012. “Marketing Choices by Texas Cotton Growers.” Journal of Agribusiness Vol. 30(2):173-184. Special Issue, Fall 2012.

Anderson, David P., J. Mark Welch, and John R. C. Robinson. 2012. “Agricultural Impacts from Texas’ Driest Year on Record.” Choices 27(3)1-3. Third Quarter, 2012. Available online at http://www.choicesmagazine.org/magazine/pdf/cmsarticle_248.pdf , Accessed 12/17/2012.

Stephen Fuller, John Robinson, Francisco Fraire, and Sharada Vadali. 2012. “Feasibility of an Intermodal Terminal in Rural Texas to Enhance Marketing and Transportation Efficiency.” Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, 51, 2 (Summer 2012), pp. 25-42. Available online at http://www.trforum.org/journal , Accessed 12/17/2012.

Barham, E. Hart Bise, John R.C. Robinson, James W. Richardson, and M. Edward Rister. 2011. “Mitigating Cotton Revenue Risk through Irrigation, Insurance, and Hedging.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 43,4(November 2011):529–540. Available online at http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/117946/2/jaae335-Barham.pdf , Accessed 7/22/2013.

McCorkle, Dean. A., John R. C. Robinson, Dan Hanselka, Steven L. Klose, Thomas W. Fuchs, and Charles T. Allen. 2010. “The Economic Impact of Boll Weevil Eradication in Texas.” The Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resource 23:50-63(2010). Available online at http://www.tarleton.edu/Departments/txjanr/Volumes/Vol%2023%20-%202010/V23%20%2850-63%29%202010-01.pdf. Accessed March 14, 2011.

Robinson, John R. C., Ari M. Michelsen, and Noel R. Gollehon. 2010. “Mitigating Water Shortages in a Multiple Risk Environment. Water Policy 12(1):114–128. Available online at http://www.iwaponline.com/wp/01201/0114/012010114.pdf. Accessed 7/22/2013.

Robinson, John R. C.,Ari M. Michelsen, and Noel R. Gollehon. 2010. “Mitigating Water Shortages in a Multiple Risk Environment. Water Policy 12(1):114–128.

Education

PhD (Agricultural Economics), Texas A&M University
MS (Entomology), Texas A&M University
BS (Entomology), Texas A&M University

Address
2124 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-2124
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