The Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness at the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center conducts applied economic research over a broad range of areas including international trade, agricultural business, agricultural policy, marketing, econometrics, operations research, natural resource and environmental economics, farm management, finance, community and rural development, and production economics.
International Society of Forest Resource Economics (ISFRE) presentation.
The Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness focuses on the economic viability of the agricultural sector in Louisiana.
The 2009 Louisiana Agricultural Statistics bulletin provides a wealth of economic, crop, livestock and weather data for the state as a whole.Additionally, for major commodities, the bulletin provides parish level estimates for the years 2005-2009.
This research measures the net economic impact to the Louisiana economy from a major switch in acreage from cotton to corn in 2007. (PDF format only)
This publication provides a new approach to identifying the economic contribution of agriculture to Louisiana. Both state- and parish-level contributions from food and fiber are included. (PDF format only)