Tenured professor Robert J Myers joined the faculty at Michigan State University in 1986 to undertake research and teaching in the area of commodity market analysis and agricultural policy. Dr. Myers is appointed in the tenure system. His primary research focus has been on risk management in agriculture, with an emphasis on market-based mechanisms for risk management, such as futures, options, and crop insurance.
He has published numerous articles in professional journals, been associate editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Review of Agricultural Economics, and worked as a consultant to the World Bank. He has served as editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. In 2005 he was named MSU University Distinguished Professor.
- AEC 891: Introduction to Microeconomics Theory (2014/Fall Semester)
- AEC 930: Dynamic Analysis in Ag/Resource Economics (2014/Spring Semester)
Can maize price stabilization reduce malnutrition and save lives? The case of the Zambia Food Reserve Agency
Published on December 22, 2019
The Effects of Feed Costs and Increased Energy Needs on Broiler Farm Productivity: A Dynamic Programming Approach
Published on May 7, 2019
Trey Malone: Developing the Relational Element in Agriculture
Published on October 10, 2018
Faculty Members Receive 2017-18 AFRE Excellence Awards
Published on May 14, 2018
Recently Named AAEA Fellow Bob Myers Looks to the Future of AFRE’s Graduate Programs
Published on November 2, 2017
MSU/FSG Study of the Impact of WFP Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement on Markets, Households, and Food Value Chains
Published on September 1, 2014