Faculty Member Information
David P. Anderson
About Dr. Anderson:
Dr. David Anderson is a Professor and Extension Economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. His extension education and research activities are in livestock, and food products marketing and agricultural policy. He is the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Livestock and Food Products Marketing economist.
Dr. Anderson's program has focused research on the impact of alternative farm programs on the livestock, dairy and crop sectors of agriculture. Dr. Anderson has done extension research on wool, mohair, and dairy policy. Recent extension programs have focused on market outlook, animal identification systems, and country of origin labeling. He currently teaches Ag. Econ. 614 which is an applied policy analysis course, primarily for M.S. students.
Dr. Anderson received two degrees in agricultural economics at the University of Arizona and earned a Ph.D. in agricultural economics at Texas A&M University. Prior to returning to Texas A&M in 1996, he was a livestock economist at the Livestock Marketing Information Center for two years. He has received awards for Professional Excellence from the American Agricultural Economics Association, the Outstanding Extension Program Award from the Western and Southern Agricultural Economics Associations, and the TAMU Deputy Chancellor's Distinguished Performance Team Award for Research and Extension.
Johnson, M., H. Bryant, D.P. Anderson, A. Herring. “The Net Effect of Exchange Rates on Agricultural Inputs and Outputs.” American Agricultural Economics Association meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2011.
Anderson, D.P. “The U.S. Animal Identification Experience.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 42,3(August 2010):543-550.
Susanto, D., C.P. Rosson, F. Adcock, and D.P. Anderson. “Impacts of Hired Foreign Labor on Milk Production and Herd Size in the United States.” Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. 2010.
Susanto, D., C.P. Rosson, D.P. Anderson, and F.J. Adcock. “Immigration Policy, Foreign Agricultural Labor, and Exit Intentions.” J. Dairy Sci. 93:1774-1781. 2010.
Anderson, D.P., O. Capps, E.E. Davis, S.D. Teichelman. “Wool Price Differences by Preparation in the United States.” Sheep and Goat Research Journal. Volume 24, 2009.
McCorkle, D.A., R. Dudensing, D.P. Anderson, and D. Hanselka. "The Food and Fiber System and Production Agriculture's Contributions to the Texas Economy." Texas AgriLife Extension Service, January, 2009.
Rhoades, R.D., J.E. Sawyer, A.D. Herring, and D.P. Anderson. "Case Study: Has Beef Quality Grade Declined?" Professional Animal Scientist 2008 24:619-627
Anderson, D.P., J.D. Anderson, and J. Sawyer. "Livestock and Dairy: What are They Going to Eat?" Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Vol. 40, 2(August 2008): 573-579.
Lawrence, J.D., J. Mintert, J.D. Anderson, and D.P. Anderson. "Feed Grains and Livestock: Impacts on Meat Supplies and Prices." Choices. Second Quarter, 2008.
Anderson, D.P., J.L. Outlaw, H.L. Bryant, J.W. Richardson, D.P. Ernstes, J.M. Raulston, J.M. Welch, G. Knapek, B.K. Herbst, and M. Allison. "The Effects of Ethanol on Texas Food and Feed." AgriLife Research and Extension. Department of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Food Policy Center Research Report 08-1, April, 2008.