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Name: James Fannin
Title: Associate Professor
Specialization: Regional/Community/Rural Development Economics
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Department: Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Organization: LSU AgCenter
Address 1: 101 Martin D. Woodin Hall
Address 2: Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone Number: (225) 578-0346
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Education/Training


Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri. Columbia, Missouri, December 2003.

M.S., Agricultural Economics, Louisiana State University and A&M College. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, December 1998.

B.S., Food and Resource Economics, Louisiana State University and A&M College. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 1996.



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Curriculum Vitae (Updated October 2013)

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Parish Economic Profiles

Ag
riculture: Multi-Billion Dollar Industry





 

Areas of Specialization/Research
Regional Economics, Rural/Community Development Economics

Professional Experience

Associate Director, Analytic and Academic Programs, Rural Policy Research Institute, April 2013 - Present.

Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center (Research and Extension appointments), Louisiana State University (Teaching appointment). January 2012-Present.

Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, July 2010 – Present.

Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, December 2003 – June 2010.

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, September 1998 – November 2003.

Officer of Statistics, Central Statistics Office, Cork, Ireland, April 2003 – July 2003.

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, June 1996 - July 1998.

Student Worker, Dean's Office, College of Agriculture, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 1992 - May 1996.

Staff Assistant, Division of Pesticide and Environmental Programs, Office of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 1995 - August 1995.

Assistant Manager, Fannin Farm Supply, Jonesboro, Louisiana, March 1989 - July 1992.

Chair, Community Economics Section, American Agricultural Economics Association, 2005-2007.

Editorial Council, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2007-2010.

Co-Editor, Special Issue on Rural Health, Review of Regional Studies, 2009.

Executive Council, Southern Regional Science Association, 2009-2012.
Technical Operations Advisory Council, Southern Rural Development Center, 2010-2012.
Social Sciences Subcommittee, Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP), 2011-2016.
Awards/Grants

(All Funds Approved: Excludes matching support)
Total: $3,122,445

LSU AgCenter (Ag. Economics and other AgCenter) Portion: $2,337,336
LSU A&M (Ag. Economics Portion): $239,949

7.1 Funding Proposals Accepted

(Total: 24)

Fannin, J. Matthew. "Spatial Analytic Investigation of the Contribution of Rural Places to Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan America." Rural Policy Research Institute, University of Missouri. $65,824. (10/01/2013 - 06/30/2014). (100% LSU AgCenter).

Kazmierczak, Richard F, J. Matthew Fannin, Rex Caffey and Michelle Savolainen. “The Economic Benefits of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS).” Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. $375,823. (09/01/2013 – 08/31/2016). (100% LSU AgCenter).

Fannin, J. Matthew. “Educating Stakeholders on Regional Financial Resiliency.” Rural Policy Research Institute, University of Missouri. $19,230. (05/01/2013-08/31/2013). (100% LSU AgCenter).

Fannin, J. Matthew and Ashok K. Mishra. “Assessing Vulnerability of Sectors and Regions to OCS Oil and Gas Industry Volatility.” Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. $499,346 (09/01/2012 – 09/15/2015) (100% LSU AgCenter).

Fannin, J. Matthew and Carol Franze. “Delivering Decision Support to Local Governments to Financially Plan for Future Natural Disasters.” Smith Lever Special Needs Competitive Grant Program. National Institute for Food and Agriculture, USDA. $53,826 (08/15/2012 – 08/14/2014) (100% LSU AgCenter).

Fannin, J. Matthew, Jody Thompson, Carol Franze, Joshua D. Detre, and Ashok Mishra. “Measuring the Relative Financial Vulnerability of Municipal Governments to Tropical Natural Disaster Risk.” Coastal Storms Program, Multi-State Sea Grant Consortium administered by Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium. $99,283. 02/01/2012 – 01/31/2014. (LSU AgCenter Portion $87,494)

Detre, Joshua D., J. Matthew Fannin, Ashok K. Mishra, R. Wes Harrison, Rex H. Caffey, and Kurt M. Guidry. “Improving the Economic Resiliency of Rural Communities Under Natural Disaster and Environmental Risk.” USDA/NIFA/ Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program. $238,500. 01/01/2012 – 12/31/2016. (100% AgCenter)

Fannin, J. Matthew and Kenneth W. Paxton. “Transportation Logistics and Ownership of New Cotton Harvesting Technology on the Economic Feasibility of Producers to Grow Cotton.” Federal State Marketing Improvement Program, Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. Sept 2011 – Aug 2013. $56,815. (100% AgCenter)

Fannin, J. Matthew, Troy Blanchard, Mark Schafer, and Tim Slack. “A Prospectus for Historical and Social and Economic Analysis for the Gulf of Mexico Region.” Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. May 2010 – Dec 2012. $90,373. (AgCenter Portion $46,100).

Pulsipher, Allen, J. Matthew Fannin, Ashok Mishra, Kathy Perry, Nina Lam, and Mark Macauda. “Geographic Units for Socioeconomic Impact Analysis in the Gulf of Mexico Region.” Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. Sept 2009 – Aug 2012. $439,876. (Lead PI LSU Agcenter. AgCenter portion $174,800).

Schafer, Mark. J., Troy C. Blanchard, J. Matthew Fannin, and Tim M. Slack. “Improving Capacity for Institutional Analysis of the Oil and Gas Industry for the Gulf of Mexico Region.” Coastal Marine Institute, Minerals Management Service. Sept 2009- Mar 2013. $404,553. (Co-PI Agcenter. AgCenter portion $184,531).

Fannin, J. Matthew, Carol Franze, Joshua Detre, Thomas Hymel, and Kenneth Savoie. “Decision Support to Local Governments in Budget Planning Under Coastal Risk in Louisiana.” Louisiana Sea Grant College Program. $100,280. Feb 2010 - May 2012. ($88,000 LSU AgCenter).

Fannin, J. Matthew and Kenneth W. Paxton. “Identifying Optimal Geographic Distribution and Transportation Models between Cotton Producers and Ginners in a Changing Cotton Marketing Supply Chain.” Federal State Marketing Improvement Program, Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. Sept 2009 – Feb 2012. $69,000. (100% AgCenter)

Fannin, J. Matthew and Carol Franze. “Decision Support to Local Governments in Budget Planning Under Coastal Risk.” Coastal Storms Program: Community Risk and Reiliency. Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium. May 2009 – Apr 2010. $19,975. (100% AgCenter).

Fannin, J. Matthew and Kenneth W. Paxton. “Strategic Assessment and Positioning of Cotton Ginning Given Uncertainty for the Cotton Industry in the 21st Century.” Southern Cotton Ginning Association. Apr 2008 – Mar 2009. $20,585. (100% AgCenter)

Keithly, Walter, J. Matthew Fannin, and Mark Schafer. “Evaluating the Public Infrastructure and Service Impacts of OCS-related Activities to Coastal Communities Impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.” Coastal Marine Institute, Minerals Management Service, United States Department of Interior. Sept 2007 – Aug 2010. $422,960. (Lead PI AgCenter. AgCenter Portion $286,061, LSU A&M Ag. Econ Portion, $136,899).

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. “Improving Health Care Delivery to Promote Economic Growth in Rural Louisiana.” Louisiana State University Graduate School Economic Development Assistantship Program. Sept 2007 – Aug 2011. $100,000. (100% LSU A&M Campus).

Barreca, John D. and J. Matthew Fannin. “The Economic Feasibility and Desirability of Biofuels Production in the Lower Mississippi Delta.” LSU College of Agriculture Undergraduate Research Grant. July 2007 – June 2008 $2,300. (100% LSU A&M Campus).

Fannin, J. Matthew. “Feasibility Analysis for a Proposed Lafourche Parish Multi-Purpose Arena.” Lafourche Parish Government. Nov 2006 – June 2007. $21,464. (100% AgCenter)

Dubois, Cynthia A. and J. Matthew Fannin. “The Impact of Patent Creation on the Economic Growth and Development of Rural and Urban Areas of Louisiana.” LSU College of Agriculture Undergraduate Research Grant. July 2005 – June 2006. $750. (100% LSU A&M Campus)

Vlosky, Richard P., J. Matthew Fannin, and Todd F. Shupe. “A Strategic Analysis of the Treated U.S. Wood Industry.” Southern Forest Products Association. January 2005 – June 2005. $23,287. (100% AgCenter)

Fannin, J. Matthew and Scuddy LeBlanc. “The Economic Impact of the Southeast District Junior Livestock Show on St. Tammany Parish.” St. Tammany Parish Tourist and Convention Commission. October 2004. $6,675. (100% AgCenter)

Fannin, J. Matthew and Thomas G. Johnson. “Resolving Conflict in Local Irish Communities through the Application of a Community Information System.” Exploring Conflict Resolution and Cross-Cultural Communication between Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the United States. University of Missouri Program to Support Conflict Resolution and Cross-Cultural Communication Between Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the United States. May 2000 – September 2000. $4,000 (100% Univ of Missouri)

Awards

Adhikari, Arun, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2012. 3rd Place Poster Award, Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Feb 5-7, Birmingham, AL.

Caffey, Rex, Kurt Guidry, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. 1st Place Poster Award, Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Jan 31 – Feb 3, Atlanta, GA.

Adhikari, Arun and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. 3rd Place Poster Award, Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Jan 31 – Feb 3, Atlanta, GA.

Fannin, J. Matthew, Kenneth W. Paxton, and John D. Barreca. 2008. 1st Place Poster Award, Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Feb 3-5, Dallas, TX.

Publications/Presentations/Patents

1. Listing of Research and Extension Publications

1.1 Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Research Bulletins

(Total: 24)
(Names underlined indicate graduate students advised)

Salvolainen, Michelle A., J. Matthew Fannin, and Rex H. Caffey. (Forthcoming). "Economic Impacts of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico Recreational For-Hire Fishing Industry." Human Dimensions and Wildlife.

Adhikari, Arun, and J. Matthew Fannin. (Forthcoming). “Modeling the Louisiana Local Government Fiscal Module in a Disequilibrium Environment: A Modified COMPAS Model Approach.” Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy.

Adhikari, Arun, J. Matthew Fannin, and Ashok K. Mishra. (Forthcoming). “Decomposing Changes in Employment Rate after Natural Disasters.” Journal of Policy Modeling.

Mishra, Ashok K., J. Matthew Fannin, and H. Joo. (In Press). “Off-Farm-Work, Intensity of Government Payments, and Farm Exists: Evidence from a National Survey of teh United States." Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. DOI: 10.1111/cjag.12027.

Nedelea, I Cristian, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2013. "Impact of Conversion to Critical Access Hospital Status on Hospital Efficiency." Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. 47(3): 258-269. Available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038012112000535. 2012.

Fannin, J. Matthew, and I. Cristian Nedelea. 2013. “Performance of the Critical Access Hospital Program: Lessons Learned for Future Rural Hospital Effectiveness in a Changing Health Policy Landscape.” Choices. 28(1). Available online at http://www.choicesmagazine.org/magazine/pdf/cmsarticle_288.pdf.

Mishra, Ashok K., Hiroki Uematsu, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2013. “Measuring Precautionary Wealth Using Cross-Sectional Data: The Case of Farm Households.” Review of Economics of the Household. 11(1): 131-141. http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s11150-011-9139-0.

Nedelea, I Cristian, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2013. “Technical Efficiency of Critical Access Hospitals: An Application of the Two-Stage Approach with Double Bootstrap.” Health Care Management Science. 16(1): 27-36. Available online at http://www.springerlink.com/content/q1xmx62662uk25m4/.

Nedelea, I. Cristian, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2013. “Analyzing Cost Efficiency of Critical Access Hospitals.” Journal of Policy Modeling. 35:185-193. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpolmod.2012.10.002. January-February.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2012. “Discussion: Economic Opportunities in Rural Communities.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 44(3). 335-338.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Joshua D. Detre. 2012. "Red Light Ahead: Preparing Local Governments Financially for the Next Disaster." Choices. 27(1). Available online at http://www.choicesmagazine.org/magazine/pdf/cmsarticle_209.pdf.

Fannin, J. Matthew, John D. Barreca, and Joshua D. Detre. 2012. “The Role of Public Wealth in Recovery and Resiliency to Natural Disasters in Rural Communities.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 94(2): 549-555. January.

Barreca, John D., J. Matthew Fannin, and Joshua D. Detre. 2012. “Estimating GDP at the Parish (County) Level: An Evaluation of Alternative Approaches.” Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin. Bulletin Number 890. January.

Fannin, J. Matthew, and Kurt Guidry. 2010. “Developing Economic Assessments in Response to Natural Disasters: A Strategic Plan for Executing Extension’s Mission.” Journal of Extension. 48(3):3T0T1, June.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2009. “Spatial Model Specification for Contractual Arrangements Between Rural Hospitals and Physicians.” Review of Regional Studies. 39(2):189-211.

Barnes, James N. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. “Reform of Physician Ownership Restrictions and the Cost of Health Care in Rural and Urban Markets.” Choices. 24(4). Available at http://www.choicesmagazine.org/magazine/article.php?article=104.

Smith, Mark, J., J. Matthew Fannin and Richard P. Vlosky. 2009. “Forest Industry Supply Chain Mapping: An Application in Louisiana.” Forest Products Journal. 59(6): 5-14.

Fannin, J. Matthew, David W. Hughes, Walter Keithly, Williams Olatubi, and Jimine Guo. 2008. "Deepwater Energy Industry Impacts on Economic Growth and Public Service Provision in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana." Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. 42(September): 190-205.

Fannin, J. Matthew, Kenneth W. Paxton, and John Barreca. 2008. “Evaluating the Switch from Cotton to Corn: Impacts on the Louisiana Economy.” Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin. Bulletin Number 888. February.

Fannin J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2007. “Recruitment of Physicians to Rural America: A View Through the Lens of Transaction Cost Theory.” Journal of Rural Health. 23(2):141-149.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James E. Henderson. 2007. “A Methodology for Measuring the Economic Contribution of the Food and Fiber System to the Louisiana Economy.” Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin. Bulletin Number 886. March.

Fannin, J. Matthew, and Scuddy LeBlanc. 2007. “Integrating University Service Learning Courses with Community Development Extension Programs.” Journal of Extension. 45(2): 2IAW2, April.

Scott, James K. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2007. “Community Decision Support and the Role of the Public in Regional Policy Analysis.” Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy. 37(2):103-115.

Barnes, James N. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2006. “Vertical Integration Business Strategies in Health Care Markets: Theory and Evidence.” Southern Business and Economic Journal. 29(3&4): 69-87.

1.2 Refereed Proceedings

(Total: 6)

Valco, Thomas D., Harrison Ashley, J. Kelly Green, Dennis S. Findley, Timothy L. Price, J. Matthew Fannin, and Roger A. Isom. 2012. “The Cost of Ginning Cotton – 2010 Survey Results.” In Proceedings of the 2012 Beltwide Cotton Conferences. New Orleans, LA. Jan 3-6, 2012

Fannin, J. Matthew, Kenneth W. Paxton, and Huizhen Niu. 2010. “Measuring the Supply of Cotton Ginning Infrastructure in Louisiana.” In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conferences. New Orleans, LA. Jan 4-7, 2010.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Kenneth W. Paxton. 2009. “Community Level Economic Impacts and Outlook for Cotton Ginning From Structural Change in the Cotton Industry.” In Proceedings of the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conferences. San Antonio, TX. Jan 5-8, 2009.

Paxton, Kenneth W., J. Matthew Fannin, and Huizhen Niu. 2009. “How Important are Cotton Gins to Rural Economies in the Mid-South? Proceedings of the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conferences. San Antonio, TX. Jan 5-9, 2009.

Fannin, J. Matthew, and James N. Barnes. 2008. “Access to Rural Healthcare Services in the Southern U.S.: A Spatial Economic Analysis.” In Proceedings of the 2008 Rural Health Southern Extension and Research Activities (SERA) 19 Research Trends: Determining the Future of Health Programming Conference, eds., Barnes, James N., M. Swanson, M. Comer and L. Booth, August 4-6, 2008. Houston, TX.

Barreca, John D., J. Matthew Fannin, and Kenneth W. Paxton. 2008. “Ginning Cotton vs Drying Corn: Measuring the Economic Impact.” Proceedings of the 2008 Beltwide Cotton Conferences. Nashville, TN. Jan 8-11, 2008.

1.3. Books Edited
(Total: 1)

Pender, John, Thomas Johnson, Bruce Weber, and J. Matthew Fannin. Eds. (Forthcoming). Rural Wealth Creation. Routledge Press.

1.4. Chapters in Edited Books
(Total: 3)

Pender, John, Thomas Johnson, Bruce Weber, and J. Matthew Fannin. (Forthcoming). "Introduction and Overview." In Pender, John, Thomas Johnson, Bruce Weber, and J. Matthew Fannin, Eds. Rural Wealth Creation. Routledge Press.

Fannin, J. Matthew, and Beth Honadle. (Forthcoming). "Defining and Measuring Public Wealth: How Much Control Does the Public have over Public Wealth in a Fiscally Stressed World?" In Pender, John, Thomas Johnson, Bruce Weber, and J. Matthew Fannin, Eds. Rural Wealth Creation. Routledge Press.

Pender, John, Thomas Johnson, Burce Weber, and J. Matthew Fannin. (Forthcoming). "Conclusions and Implicaitons." In Pender, John, Thomas Johnson, Bruce Weber, and J. Matthew Fannin, Eds. Rural Wealth Creation. Routledge Press.

2.1 Manuscripts in Progress

(Total:2)

Adhikari, Arun, Ashok K. Mishra, and J. Matthew Fannin. “Modeling Regional Labor Demand Under Alternative Estimation Techniques.” Unpublished Manuscript

Nedelea, I Cristian and J. Matthew Fannin. "Alternative approaches for testing cost efficiency differences between Critical Access Hospitals and Non-Converting, Prospectively Paid Rural Hospitals." Unpublished Manuscript.

3. Other Creative and Artistic Contributions.

3.1 University Publications and Working Papers

University Publications

(Total: 7)

Gauthier, Wayne M. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. “ Distribution of Louisiana Milk Producers’ Refundable Tax Credits.” Louisiana Agriculture. 52(1):24-25. Winter.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Kenneth W. Paxton. 2009. “Future of Cotton Ginning in Louisiana.” Louisiana Agriculture. 52(3): 16-17. Summer.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2007. “Physician Recruitment and Healthcare Access in Rural Louisiana.” Louisiana Agriculture. 50(3): 34-35, Summer.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Gail L. Cramer. 2005. “The AgCenter as a Source of Rural Economic Development.” Louisiana Agriculture. 48(4): 27, Fall.

Fannin, J. Matthew and David W. Hughes. 1997. "Rural Retirement Centers: An Economic Development Option." Louisiana Rural Economist. 59(4): 13-16.

Fannin, J. Matthew and David W. Hughes. 1997. "Rural Retirement Centers: An Economic Development Option for Louisiana." A.E.A. Information Series No. 156, July.

Fannin, J. Matthew and R. Wes Harrison. 1996. "Options Contracts as an Alternative Risk Management Tool." Louisiana Rural Economist. 58(3): 7-12.

Extension Manuals

(Total: 1)

Franze, Carol A. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2011. Community Decision Support to Local Governments in Budget Planning Under Coastal Risk. First Edition. Extension Program Manual. Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, Louisiana Sea Grant, and LSU AgCenter. August.

Extension Briefs

(Total: 5)

Fannin, J. Matthew and John Westra. 2010. “Agriculture: Multibillion Dollar Industry for Louisiana.” 2009 Edition. LSU AgCenter Extension Brief. (Frankie Gould, Tom Merrill, Elma Sue McCallum, and Penny Ringe). January.

Salassi, Michael E., J. Matthew Fannin, Kurt Guidry, Michael A. Dunn, and Gail L. Cramer. 2009. Economic Importance of Agricultural Research and Extension to Louisiana. LSU AgCenter Extension Brief. May.

Fannin, J. Matthew and John Westra. 2009. “Agriculture: Multibillion Dollar Industry for Louisiana.” 2008 Edition. LSU AgCenter Extension Brief. (Frankie Gould, Tom Merrill, Elma Sue McCallum, and Penny Ringe). January.

Fannin, J. Matthew and John Westra. 2009. “Agriculture: Multibillion Dollar Industry for Louisiana.” 2007 Edition. LSU AgCenter Extension Brief. (Frankie Gould, Tom Merrill, Elma Sue McCallum). January.

Fannin, J. Matthew and John Westra. 2009. “Agriculture: Multibillion Dollar Industry for Louisiana.” 2005 Edition. LSU AgCenter Extension Brief. (Frankie Gould, Tom Merrill, Elma Sue McCallum). September.

Extension Websites

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2010. “Parish Economic Profiles.” Online at http://www.lsuagcenter.com/economicprofiles. Presented GDP by industry by county in single page downloadable factsheets for 64 parishes annually from 2002-2007. September.

Working Papers and Technical Reports

(Total: 9)

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2008. “Integrating Transactions Cost and Spatial Theory: An Application of Two Conceptual Frameworks to the Rural Health System.” Working Paper SP 2008-08, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, June.

Whitacre, Brian, J. Matthew Fannin, and James N. Barnes. 2008. “Factors Affecting the Outsourcing of Information Services in Rural Hospitals: Theory and Evidence.” Working Paper WP 2008-07, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, June.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2007. “Evaluating Economic Impacts and Facility Demands to Assess the Feasibility of a Proposed Lafourche Parish Multi-Purpose Arena.” Staff Paper No SP 07-07. Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University. August.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Michael Bruchhaus. 2005. “The Economic Impact of the Southeast District Junior Livestock Show on the Economy of St. Tammany Parish. Staff Paper No SP-05-07, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University. October.

Barnes, James N. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2005. “Rural Physician Retention and Recruitment: An Application of Transaction Cost Economics.” Working Paper SP 2005-04, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, June.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2005. “Vertical Organization of Health Care Services in Rural America: A New Rural Health Research Agenda.” Working Paper SP05-01, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, April.

Johnson, Thomas G., Simon Stephens, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2004. “The Potential Impact of the Western Rail Corridor on the Economy of the BMW Region.” Community Policy Analysis Center Research Report R-2004-13, University of Missouri-Columbia. October.

Hughes, David W., J. Matthew Fannin, Walter Keithly, Williams Olatubi, and Jiemin Guo. 2002. "Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part 2. Prepared by the Louisiana State University, Coastal Marine Institute. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS Study MMS 2001-020.

Fannin, J. Matthew. “Expected Earnings of Howell County Students.” 2001. Community Policy Analysis Center Research Report R-01-02, University of Missouri-Columbia. January.

4. Participation in Professional Meetings, Symposia, Workshops, and Conferences

4.1 Refereed Scientific Abstracts from Selected Papers and Posters at Professional Meetings

(Total: 12)

Adhikari, Arun, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2012. “Forecasting Changes in Local Government Public Services in Disequilibrium Environment Following a Natural Disaster: A Community Impact Modeling Approach.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Abstract. 44(3): p. 427.

Kongari, Raghavendra, Arun Adhikari, J. Matthew Fannin, and Ashok K. Mishra, 2011. “Using Trade Data to Define Regions Based on Industry Concentration in the Gulf of Mexico States.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Abstract. 43(3): p. 475.

Nedelea, I. Cristian, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “Cost Efficiency of Critical Access Hospitals.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Abstract. 42(3): p. 579.

Adhikari, Arun, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “Incorporating Elementary and Secondary School Funding Formulas in Community Impact Models.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Abstract. 42(3): p. 588.

Barnes, James N., Harvey James, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “On the Uniqueness of Hybrids, Market Exchange, and Vertical Integration: Evidence from Hospital-Physician Marketing Relationships.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Abstract. 42(3): p. 589-590.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Kenneth W. Paxton. 2009. “Understanding the Interaction Between Cotton Ginning and Rural Economies in the Mid-South Under a Changing Cotton Environment.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Abstract. 41(2): p. 541.

Adhikari, Arun, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. “Evaluating the Relative Performance of Alternative Local Government Revenue and Expenditure Estimators of Community Policy Analysis Models.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Abstract. 41(2): p. 553.

Barreca, John D., and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. “Estimating GDP at the County Level: An Evaluation of Alternative Approaches.” Abstract. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 41(2): p. 553.

Guidry, Kurt M., Rex Caffey, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. “How Big is the Number and Why Should We Care? An Evaluation of Methods Use to Measure the Economic Impacts to the Food and Fiber Sector from the 2008 Hurricane Season.” Abstract. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 41(2): p. 553.

Fannin, J. Matthew, Kenneth W. Paxton, and John D. Barreca. 2008. “Evaluating the Switch from Cotton to Corn: Impacts on the Louisiana Economy.” Abstract. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 40(2): p. 738.

Hong, Junpyo, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2007. “New Estimation Strategies for Demand Threshold Models in the Southern United States.” Abstract. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 39(2): p. 424.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2006. “An Alternative Model for Analyzing the Physician-Hospital Relationship in Rural Areas.” Abstract. Jornal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 38(3): p. 662.

4.2 Participation in Professional Meetings Symposia, Workshops and Conferences

Research

(Total: 64)

Brown, Kayla, J. Matthew Fannin, and Joshua D. Detre. 2013. "Fiscal Health Revisited: Evaluating County Government Fiannces as Local Government Vulnerabilities Increase." Presentation Made at the Annual Meetings of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, August 4th - 6th, Washington, D.C.

Adhikari, Arun, Joshua D. Detre, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2013. “How Truly Leveraged Are Local Governments? Redefining Solvency for Local Governments in the Gulf of Mexico States? Selected Poster Presented at the 45th Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, February 2-6. Orlando, FL.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Carol Franze. 2012. “Measuring Financial Vulnerability of Local Governments to Tropical Natural Disaster Risk.” Selected Presentation Delivered at Bays and Bayous Symposium, November 14-15, Biloxi, MS.

Fannin, J. Matthew, Joshua Detre, Arun Adhikari, and Ashok K. Mishra. 2012. “Delivering Community Decision Support Extension Programming to Local Governments in Budget Planning Under Coastal Risk.” Selected Poster Presented at Bays and Bayous Symposium, November 14-15, Biloxi, MS.

Nedelea, I Cristian and J. Matthew Fannin. 2012. “Are Critical Access Hospitals Less Efficient than Non-Coverting, Prospectively Paid Rural Hospitals?” Selected Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, August 12-14, Seattle, WA.

Adhikari, Arun and J. Matthew Fannin. 2012. “How to Forecast Changes in a Local Government’s Fiscal Health.” Selected Poster Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, August 12-14, Seattle, WA.

Adhikari, Arun and J. Matthew Fannin. 2012. “Incorporating Capital Account Changes in COMPAS Models.” Presentation Made at the 51st Annual Southern Regional Science Association Meetings, March 21st-25th, Charlotte, NC.

Nedelea, I Cristian and J. Matthew Fannin. 2012. "Efficiency Analysis of Rural Hospitals: Parametric and Nonparametric Approaches."Selected Poster Presented at Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Feb 4th-6th, Birmingham, AL.

Fannin, J. Matthew. "FEMA and Local Disaster Policy." 2011. Presntation Given at the National Rural Wealth Creation and Livelihoods Conference. Oct 3-5, Washington, D.C.

Fannin, J. Matthew, John Barreca, and Joshua Detre. 2011. “The Role of Public Wealth on Recovery and Resiliency to Natural Disasters in Rural Communities.” Invited Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Agricultural Economics Association, July 24th-26th, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Nedelea, I. Cristian and J. Matthew Fannin. 2011. “An Application of the Two-Stage, Semi-Parametric Approach with Double Bootstrap to Analyze Technical Efficiency of Critical Access Hospitals.” Selected Poster Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Agricultural Economics Association, July 24th-26th, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Adhikari, Arun and J. Matthew Fannin. 2011. “Estimating Labor and Fiscal Impacts Using the Louisiana Community Impact Model and Three Stage Least Squares (3SLS).” Selected Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Northeast Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, July 24th-26th, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Kongari, Raghavendra, Arun Adhikari, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2011. “Comparing Functional Regions Using Two Alternative Data Sources: US Census Bureau LED Commuting Data Versus IMPLAN Trade Data.” Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 24th-26th, New Orleans, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew, Jeanne St. Romain, Laura Falgoust, and Joshua Detre. 2011. “Municipal versus County Government Financial Health following a Natural Disaster: Does Size Matter? Evidence from Louisiana following the 2005 Hurricane Season. Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 24th-26th, New Orleans, LA.

Nedelea, I. Cristian, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2011. “Efficiency Differences between Critical Access Hospitals and Prospectively Paid Rural Hospitals: Two-Stage Approach vs. Stochastic Frontier Analysis. Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 24th-26th, New Orleans, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew, Raghavendra Kongari, Arun Adhikari, and Ashok Mishra. 2011. “Labor Markets versus Trade: Identifying a Roadmap to Defining Regions to Measure OCS Effects.” Selected Presentation made at Information Transfer Meetings, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement, March 22nd, New Orleans, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Kenneth W. Paxton. 2011. “Measuring the Relative Profitability of Mid-South Cotton Production from an Alternative Gin Seed Rebate Model.” Selected Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Feb 5th-8th, Corpus Christi, TX.

Nedelea, I Cristian and J. Matthew Fannin. 2011. “Determinants of Cost Inefficiency of Critical Access Hospitals: A Two-stage, Semi-parametric Approach.” Selected Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Feb 5th-8th, Corpus Christi, TX.

Boen, Caroline, Arun Adhikari, J. Matthew Fannin, and Walter Keithly. 2011. “Measuring Fiscal Effects Based on Changes in Deepwater Off-shore Drilling Activities. Selected Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Feb 5th-8th, Corpus Christi, TX.

Nedelea, I Cristian and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “The Impact of Critical Access Hospital Status on Hospital Efficiency: A Two Stage Semi-Parametric Model.” Selected Paper Presented at the North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, November 10-13.

Nedelea, I Cristian, J. Matthew Fannin, and James Barnes. 2010. “Analyzing Differences in Rural Hospital Efficiency: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach.” Selected Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Agricultural Economics Association, July 25-27.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2010. “Research Needs and Disaster Resiliency: Impacts on Local Communities.” Presentation made at Organized Symposium on “Deepwater Horizon Spill: Research and Extension Needs” at the Annual Meetings of the American Agricultural Economics Association, July 25-27.

Adhikari, Arun, J. Matthew Fannin, and Ashok Mishra. 2010. “Evaluating the Effects of Hurricane Katrina and Rita in Employment of Oil and Gas Industries of OCS Parishes in Louisiana: A Shift Share Approach.” Poster Presentation made at the CNREP 3rd National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems, May 26th-28th, New Orleans, LA.

Adhikari, Arun, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “Estimating Labor Force and Fiscal Modules for Coastal Louisiana: Extension of the COMPAS Modeling Framework. Presentation made at the CNREP 3rd National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems, May 26th-28th, New Orleans, LA.

Barreca, John D., and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “Measuring the Fiscal Health of Local Coastal Government Economies – Implications for Economic and Disaster Resiliency.” Presentation made at the CNREP 3rd National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems, May 26th-28th, New Orleans, LA.

Barreca, John D., and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “Evaluating the Ability of Local Governments to Finance Disaster Recovery Efforts.” Selected Paper Presented at the 49th Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 25-27th, Arlington, VA.

Nedelea, I. Cristian, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “Changes in Cost Efficiency of Hospitals that Converted to Critical Access Hospital Status.” Selected Paper Presented at the 49th Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 25-27th, Arlington, VA.

Adhikari, Arun, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “Comparative Analysis of Performance between Spatial and Non-Spatial Estimators in Community Policy Analysis Models.” Selected Paper Presented at the 49th Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 25-27th, Arlington, VA.

Schafer, Mark, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “Interdistrict Comparisons of Intradistrict School Performance Inequality in Louisiana: 2001-09.” Selected Paper Presented at the 49th Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 25-27th, Arlington, VA.

Kongari, Raghavendra, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2010. “A Joint Web- and Paper-Based Dissemination Strategy of the Economic Contribution of the Food and Fiber System at the Sub-State Level.” Selected Poster Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Communications Section of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, Feb 7-9, Orlando, FL.

Hong, Junpyo, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. “Measuring Rural Competitiveness in Site Location for the U.S. Film Industry.” Selected Paper Presented at the North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Nov 18-21, 2009. San Francisco, CA.

Fannin, J. Matthew, and Kenneth W. Paxton. 2009. “A Review of Change, Capacity, and Strategic Positioning.” Invited Presentation Made at the Mid-Year Meeting of the Southern Cotton Ginning Association, July 20-21, Branson, MO.

Hong, Junpyo, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. “Meta-analytic Revelation of the Role of Natural Amenities in the Rural Economy.” Selected Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, April 2nd -4th, San Antonio, TX.

Adhikari, Arun, and J. Matthew Fannin. 2009. “Understanding Local Government Change Following a Natural Disaster: An Application of Modern Shift Share Methodologies.” Selected Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, April 2nd – 4th, San Antonio, TX.

Fannin, J. Matthew, Mark Schafer, Walter Keithly, Arun Adhikari and Ashley Barras. 2009. “Assessing Impacts of OCS Activities on Public Infrastructure, Services, and Population in Coastal Communities Following Hurricanes Rita and Katrina.” Invited Presentation given at the Minerals Management Service 25th Information Transfer Meeting, January 6-8, New Orleans, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Kenneth W. Paxton. 2009. “Strategic Assessment and Positioning of the Mid-South Cotton Ginning Sector.” Invited Presentation Made at the Mid-Year Meetings of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association, July 28-30th, Biloxi, MS.

Whitacre, Brian, J. Matthew Fannin, and James N. Barnes. 2008. “Business Strategies for Providing Information Technology Services in Rural Hospitals.” Poster Presented at the National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, May 8, New Orleans, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2008. “Spatial Model Specification for Contractual Arrangements Between Rural Hospitals and Physicians.” Paper Presented at the 47th Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 28th – 30th, Washington, DC.

Whitacre, Brian E., J. Matthew Fannin, and James N. Barnes. 2008. “Factors Affecting Outsourcing Information Technology Services in Rural Hospitals: Theory and Evidence.” Selected Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, February 3-5, Dallas, TX.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2007. “Integrating Transactions Costs and Spatial Theory: An Application of Two Conceptual Frameworks to the Rural Health System.” Presentation made at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 29th-31st, Charleston, SC.

Hong, Junpyo and J. Matthew Fannin. 2007. “New Estimation Strategies for Demand Threshold Models in the Southern United States. Presentation made at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, February 3-6, Mobile, AL.

Barnes, James N. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2006. “Vertical Integration Business Strategies in Rural Areas”, Presentation made at the Rural SERA Health 19 Annual Meeting, August 3-4, Memphis, TN.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2006. “The Rural Physician Recruitment Problem: A View Through the Lens of Transaction Cost Theory”, Presentation made at the Rural SERA Health 19 Annual Meeting, August 3-4, Memphis, TN.

Henderson, James.E., J. Matthew. Fannin, Kurt M. Guidry, and H. Niu. 2006. “Measuring the Economic Impact of Natural Disasters to the Food and Fiber System: The Case of Louisiana Following the 2005 Hurricane Season.” Poster Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Agricultural Economics Association, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA.

Devkota, Nirmala, J. Matthew Fannin, Krishna Paudel, Larry Hall, and Rex Caffey. 2006. “Calculating Regional Economic Impacts Using Bootstrap Technique.” Selected Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Agricultural Economics Association, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2006. “Organizational Arrangements and Rural Physician Shortages: Evaluating Governance and Its Effect on Recruitment.” Presentation made at the Annual Meetings of The Western Agricultural Economics Association, June 28th-June 30th, Anchorage, AK.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2006. “Evaluating the Impact of Space on the Contractual Relations Between Physicians and Hospitals in Rural Areas.” Paper Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 30-April 1, St. Augustine, FL.

Dubois, Cynthia and J. Matthew Fannin. 2006. “Assessing the Impact of Unassigned Rural Patents on the Knowledge Supply Chain and Economic Development.” Presentation made at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 30-April 1, St. Augustine, FL.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2006. “Evaluating the Impact that Storm Surge has on Sustainable Economic Development in Southwest Louisiana.” Presentation made at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 30-April 1, 2006, St. Augustine, Florida.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2006. “Understanding Factors Leading to the Alternative Organizational Arrangements Between Physicians and Hospitals.” Presentation made at University of Illinois Research and Policy Symposium: Health Disparities: Implications for Service Delivery and Policy in Rural Areas, March 3, Urbana, IL.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2006. “An Alternative Model for Analyzing the Physician-Hospital Relationship in Rural Areas.” Presentation made at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Feb 5-8, Orlando, FL.

Barnes, James N. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2005. “Measuring the Effects of Health Capital on Rural Development.” Presentation made at the Annual Meetings of the American Agricultural Economics Association, July 24-27, Providence, RI.

Barnes, James N. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2005. “Understanding the Performance of Rural Health Organizations: An Idea for Empirical Research from New Institutional Economics.” Paper Presented at the 44th Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, April 7-9, Arlington, VA.

Fannin, J. Matthew and James N. Barnes. 2005. “A New Rural Health Research Agenda: Implications from Transaction Cost Economics.” Paper Presented at the 44th Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, April 7-9, Arlington, VA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2004. “The Spillover Effects of Knowledge Stocks on Patent Production in Rural and Urban Areas.” Paper presented at the 51st North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, November 11-13, Seattle, WA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2004. “A Social Accounting Matrix System and Multipliers for the Border, Midland and Western (BMW) Region of Ireland.” Paper presented before BMW SAM Workshop, September 6, Letterkenny, Ireland.

Fannin, J. Matthew and Thomas G. Johnson. 2004. “The Spillover Effects of Knowledge Production on Missouri Counties.” Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, March 11-13, New Orleans, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2003. “Collaborative Research in a Rural Missouri Community – The Role of Higher Education.” Presentation made at the International Rural Networking Conference, June, Inverness, Scotland.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2002. “The Application of Collaborative Research Approaches in Regional Science Research: Past, Present, and Future.” Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, April 11-13, Arlington, VA.

Scott, James K. and J. Matthew Fannin. 2001. “Economic Impact of Further and Higher Education on Howell County, Missouri.” Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, April 5-7, Austin, TX.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2000. “Resolving Conflict in Local Irish Communities through the Application of a Communication Information System: The Economic Importance of Irish Summer Colleges on the Donegal-Gaeltacht.” Presentation made before Udaras na Gaeltachta, Bunbeg, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland, September.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2000. “Construction of Social Accounting Matrices for Donegal-Gaeltacht, Ireland, and County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, April 13-15, Miami, FL.

Hughes, David W., J. Matthew Fannin, Williams Olatubi, and Walter Keithly. 1999. "Assessing the Impact of Growth in the Deep Water Oil Industry on the Economy of and Public Service Provision in Lafourche Parish Louisiana." Presented at the Annual Meetings of the International Association of Impact Assessment, June 17-20, Glasgow, Scotland.

Hughes, David W. and J. Matthew Fannin. 1998. "Rural Retirement Centers as an Economic Development Option for Louisiana." Presentation made before the Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee, Louisiana Senate. June.

Hughes, David W., Walter Keithly, J. Matthew Fannin, and Jiemin Guo. 1997. "Assessing the Impact of Growth in the Deep Water Oil Industry on the Economy of and Public Service Provision in Lafourche Parish Louisiana." Paper Presented at the Technology Exchange Information Workshop, Minerals Management Service, U.S. Department of Interior, New Orleans, LA. December 1997.

Extension

(Total: 9)

Fannin, J. Matthew and Carol Franze. 2013. "Deliverying a Local Government Financial Disaster Resiliency Program/Course." Presentation made at the Annual Meetings of the Extension Disaster Education Network, October 8-11, Madison, WI.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2013. “Local Government Financial Disaster Resiliency Programs.” Presentation Given at NOAA Coastal Services Center “Climate Adaptation for Coastal Communities” Workshop, February 26, Baton Rouge, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2012. “Local Government Financial Disaster Resiliency Program.” Presentation Given at National Association of Counties (NACo), Rural Action Caucus Steering Committee Retreat, November 8-10, Opelousas, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2009. “Understanding the Financial Health of Local Governments.” 2009 Louisiana Community Economic Development Seminar. May 13, Baton Rouge, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2009. “The Role of the Agricultural and Forestry Industry in the Louisiana Economy.” Louisiana Realtors Land Institute. May 1, Baton Rouge, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2009. “Measuring the Financial Health of Parish Governments in Louisiana.” Invited Presentation made at the Parish Administrator’s Luncheon, Louisiana Police Jury Association Annual Convention, March 20, New Orleans, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2009. “Impacts of a Changing Rural Economy on Farm Businesses and Households.” Invited Presentation given at the United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Outlook Forum, February 26-27th, Arlington, VA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2008. “Evaluating the Economic Importance of the Food System to Acadiana.” Invited Presentation made at the Acadian Food Security Conference, January 26th, Lafayette, LA.

Fannin, J. Matthew. 2007. “Factors Driving Urban Development of Forest Land in Southeast Louisiana.” Florida Parishes Forestry Forum. March 23rd, Hammond, LA.

4.3 Participation in Professional Webinars
(Total: 1)

Fannin, J. Matthew,  and Kathleen Miller. 2013. "Increasing the Financial Resiliency of Your Region in a Diaster Filled World. Webinar delivered for the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), July 19. Archive online at
http://www.nado.org/financial-resiliency-in-the-face-of-disasters-webinar-now-available-for-download/.

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