Bruce McCarl

About Dr. McCarl:
Dr. Bruce A. McCarl is University Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. He received his B.S. in Business Statistics at the University of Colorado and Ph.D. in Management Science from Pennsylvania State University. His recent research efforts have largely involved policy analysis (mainly in climate change, climate change mitigation, water economics, and biosecurity) as well as the proper application of quantitative methods to such analyses. He teaches graduate courses in applied mathematical programming and applied risk analysis. He was part of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Research Interests:
Production and Resource Economics, Mathematical Programming,
Policy, Climate Change, and Water Policy

Selected Publications:
Attavanich, W., D.A. Bessler, and B.A. McCarl, “H1N1 (Swine Flu) Media Coverage on Agricultural Commodity Markets”, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 33(2): 241- 259, 2011.

Carpenter, T.E., J.M. O’Brien, A.D. Hagerman, and B.A. McCarl, “Epidemic and economic impacts of delayed detection of foot-and-mouth disease: a case study of an outbreak in California”, Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 23, 26-33, 2011.

Chambwera, M., G. Heal, C. Dubeux, S. Hallegatte, L. Leclerc, A. Markandya, B.A. McCarl, R. Mechler, and J. Neumann, “Economics of Adaptation”, IPCC WG II Contribution to The Fifth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2013: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, Forthcoming Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Chen, C.C., B.A. McCarl, and C.C. Chang, “Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and Rice: Global Market Implications”, Climatic Change, forthcoming, 2012.

Chen, C.C., B.A. McCarl, C.C. Chang, and C. Tso, “Evaluation the Potential Economic Impacts of Taiwanese Biomass Energy Production”, Biomass and Bioenergy, 35, 1693-1701, 2011.

Dellal, I., B.A. McCarl, and T.A. Butt, “Economic Assessment of Climate Change on Turkish Agriculture”, Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology, 12(1), 376-385, 2011.

Ebi, K.L., J. Padgham, M. Doumbia, A.O. Kergna, J.B. Smith, T.A. Butt, and B.A. McCarl, “Smallholders adaptation to climate change in Mali”, Climatic Change, DOI 10. 1007/s10584-011-0160-3, 108:423-436, 2011.

Egbendewe-Mondzozo, A., M. Musumba, B.A. McCarl, and X.M. Wu, “Climate Change and Vector-borne Diseases: An Economic Impact Analysis of Malaria in Africa”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 8(3), , 913-930, 2011.

Fri, R., M. Brown, D. Arent, A. Carlson, M. Carter, L. Clarke, F. de la Chesnaye, G. Eads, G. Giuliano, A. Hoffman, R.O. Keohane, L. Lutzenhiser, B.A. McCarl, M.C. McFarland, M.D. Nichols, E.S. Rubin, T. Tietenberg, J. Trainham, L. Geller, A. Crane, T. Menzies, and S. Freeland, America’s Climate Choices Limiting the Magnitude of Future Climate Change, National Academy Report, The National Academies Press, Washington, D. C, 2010.

Follett, R.F., S. Mooney, J.A. Morgan, K. Paustian, L. Hartwell-Allen Jr., S. Archibeque, J.M. Baker, S.J. Del Grosso, J. Derner, F. Dijkstra, A.J. Franzluebbers, H.H. Janzen, L.A. Kurkalova, B.A. McCarl, S.M. Ogle, W.J. Parton, J.M. Peterson, C.W. Rice, G.P. Robertson, M.M. Schoeneberger, T.O. West, and J.R. Williams, Carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas fluxes in US Agriculture: Challenges and opportunities, CAST Task Force Report, No. 142, October, 2011.

Hagerman, A.D., B.A. McCarl, T.E. Carpenter, J.O. O’Brien, and M.A. Ward, “Emergency vaccination and control of FMD: Consequences of its inclusion as a US Policy Option”, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, (2011) volume 00, number 00, pp. 1-28, 2011.

Koleva, N.G., U.A. Schneider, and B.A. McCarl, “Pesticide and greenhouse gas externalities from US agriculture – The impact of their internalization and climate change”, Cliimate Change Economics, forthcoming, 2011.

Seo, S.N., and B.A. McCarl, “Managing Livestock Species under Climate Change in Australia”, Animals, 1(4), 343-365; doi:10. 3390/ani1040343, Special issue on climate change and livestock management, 2011.

Alig, R.J., G.S. Latta, D.M. Adams, and B.A. McCarl, “Mitigating Greenhouse Gases: Forestry’s Interactions with Other Sectors”, Forest Policy and Economics Review, 12, 67-75, 2010.

Baker, J.S., B.A. McCarl, B.C. Murray, S.K. Rose, R.J. Alig, D.M. Adams, G.S. Latta, R.H. Beach, and A. Daigneault, “Net Farm Income and Land Use under a U.S. Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade”, AAEA Policy Issues, Issue 7: April 2010 (http://www. aaea. org/publications/policy-issues/PI7. pdf), 2010.

Feng, S.J., A.D. Hagerman, J.H. Mu, B.A. McCarl, and W.W. Wang, “Climate Change and the West: A Multifaceted Issue”, Western Economics Forum, Volume IX, Number 1, Spring, 1-10, 2010.

McCarl, B.A., “Analysis of Climate Change implications for Agriculture and Forestry: An Interdisciplinary Effort”, Climatic Change, 100, 119-124, 2010.

Seo, S.N., B.A. McCarl, and R. Mendelsohn, “From beef cattle to sheep under global warming? An analysis of adaptation by livestock species choice in South America”, Ecological Economics, Volume 69, Issue 12, 2486-2494, 2010.

Szulczyk, K.R., B.A. McCarl, and J.C. Cornforth, “Market Penetration of Ethanol”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 14 (2010), 394-403, 2010.


PhD (Management Science), Pennsylvania State University
BS (Business Statistics), University of Colorado

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