Recent Graduates

2019
NameDegreeThesis/Dissertation
Pratiksha Baishya M.S. How Does Identifying as Gluten-Free Impact Information Choice Regarding the Gluten-Free Diet?
Eric Coufal M.S. Modeling And Economic Analysis Of A Crop-Livestock Production System Incorporating Cereal Rye As A Forage
Katie Cumming M.S. Examining the Capacity of Nebraska Rangelands for Cattle Production and Evaluating Drought Management Strategies
Zhengzheng Gao M.S. The Impact of Different Data Processing Methods on Site-specific Management Recommendation
Grant Gardner M.S. The Economic Evaluation of Input Use Prescription Maps: Are You Paying to Make Less Profit?
Taylor Kaus M.S. An Empirical Long-Run Competitive Equilibrium Model of Subsidized Crop Insurance and Farm Industry Structure
Emmanouil Petrakis M.S.  Which Credence Production Attributes Do Consumers Prefer? The Case of Milk
Brooks Ronspies M.S. Measuring Impacts of Uncertainty, Irreversibility, and Loss Aversion on the Adoption of Crop Canopy Sensors Among Nebraska Corn Producers
Paloch Suchato M.S. The Potential for Moral Hazard Behavior in Irrigation Decisions under Crop Insurance
Qianyu Zhang M.S. The Effects of Economic Factors and Groundwater Policies on the Timing of Well Drilling

2018
NamedegreeThesis/Dissertation
Syed Imran Ali Meerza Ph.D. The Incidence of Fraud in the Agri-Food Marketing System
Felipe Silva Ph.D. Tradeoff Between Agriculture and Forest Preservation in the Brazilian Amazon
Sri Noor Cholidah M.S. Testing Global Dietary Convergence
Vanessa De Oliveira M.S. Effects of China’s Trade Policies on the U.S. Distiller’s Dried Grains
Henriette Gitungwa M.S. The Relationship of Male and Female Pastoralist Income with Household Food Security and Nutrition Status in Tanzania: Maasai, Sukuma, and Barabaig Ethnic Groups
Sabrina Gulab M.S. Understanding Consumer Attitudes Towards Antimicrobial Risk Reducing Practices
James Keeler M.S. Estimating Adaptation to Climate Change in Groundwater Irrigation

Emily O'Donnell

M.S. Irrigation Management, Environment, and Profits: Who Wins?

Nigina Rakhmatullaeva

M.S. How Do Restaurant Menu Calorie Labeling Requirements and Exercise Impact Consumer Food Decision Making?
Dylan Riley M.S. Using Regression Analysis to Determine Land Cover Impacts on Groundwater Levels in the High Plains

2017
NamedegreeThesis/Dissertation
Mustapha Alhassan Ph.D. Three Essays in Nonmarket Valuation: Producers' Willingness to Supply Switchgrass; Smallholder Irrigation Farmers' and Residents' Preferences for Groundwater Protection
Kofi Britwum Ph.D. Consumer Perceptions of Food Safety and Preferences for Food Safety Interventions
Ashlee Carlson M.S. Demand and Risk Management Analysis of Rainfall Index Insurance
Ruskin Gautam M.S. Label Position and Its Impact on Willingness to Pay for Products Containing Genetically Modified Organisms
Taylor Hackbart M.S. The Impact of Groundwater and Well Characteristics on Irrigator Energy Contract Choice
Ulmaskhon Kalandarova M.S. Non-thesis option
Tina Kotsakou M.S. The Role of Safety First Risk Preferences in Grain Marketing: A Laboratory Economic Experiment using a Grain Marketing Simulation Game
Jonathan Sims M.S. Econometric Estimation of Groundwater Depth Change for the High Plains Aquifer
Nadeeka Weerasekara M.S. An Economic Analysis of a Total Allowable Catch-Individual Transferable Quota System in a Developing Country Heterogeneous Fishery: An Application to the Digha Fishery in West Bengal, India
2016
NamedegreeThesis/Dissertation
Iuliia Protopop Ph.D. The Impact of the Timing of the Intergenerational Farm Transfer Initiation on the Terminal Wealth in the Business: Simulation Model
Mazbahul Ahamad M.S. Ex-post Livestock Diseases, and Pastoralists' Averting Decisions in Tanzania
Jordyn Bader M.S. The Influence of Projection Bias in Outcomes of Healthcare Financial Incentive Programs
Mike Castle M.S. Has the Usage of Precision Agriculture Technologies Actually led to Increased Profits for Nebraska Producers?
Binod Khanal M.S. A Hedonic Analysis of Community Supported Agriculture Share Prices In Midwestern United States
Lee Kottmeyer M.S. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations Agricultural Total Factor Productivity, 1961-2011
Jun Li M.S. U.S. Mushroom Import Demand Estimation with Source Differentiated AIDS and Rotterdam Models
Wen Li M.S. The Potential Water Saved When USA Households Pay a Water Bill
Matt Perlinger M.S. Impact of Healthy Food Labels on Consumer Choice and Valuation
2015
NamedegreeThesis/Dissertation
Subir Bairagi Ph.D. Ex-ante Economic Assessment of Research: High Omega-3 Soybean oil for Mariculture
Anil Giri Ph.D. Relationships between weather variability, agricultural production variablilty and food security
Sunil Dhoubhadel Ph.D. Three Essays on Biofuels, Drought, Livestock, and the Environment
Federico Trindade Ph.D. Essays on agricultural productivity and the environment
Brian Mills M.S. Does the Nebraska Livestock Friendly County Program Affect Livestock Expansion in the State?
Jilmar Robledo M.S. Economic Analysis of Eradication and Alternative Crop Policies for Controlling Coca Supply in Colombia
Ezequiel Villamil M.S. Export Taxes and Their Effects on Farmers' Profitability and Risk in Argentina
2014
NamedegreeThesis/Dissertation
Marianna Khachaturyan Ph.D. Transboundary Waters: Using Game Theory in Theoretical and Experimental Studies to Analyze the Management of Upstream and Downstream Water Problems
Erica Essaka M.S. Non-Thesis Option
Ann Hunter-Pirtle M.S. Economic Impacts of Increased Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Sarah Rehkamp M.S. The Environmental and Health Costs of Alternative diets: A comparative Study of the U.S. diet Relative to the French, Japanese, Mediterranean, and Nordic Diets
Calvin Shaneyfelt M.S. Irrigation Demand in a Changing Climate: Using Disagrgregate Data to Predict Future Groundwater Use
Ana Stepanovic M.S. Hay Supply in The U.S. Midwest
Zahra Tayebi M.S. Agricultural Productivity in the Greater Middle East

2013
NamedegreeThesis/Dissertation
Diego Alvarez Ph.D. Essays on the Efficiency of Electricity Generation in Nebraska
Federico Garcia Suarez Ph.D. Essays on the Economic Value of the High Plains Aquifer
Tshepelayi Kabata Ph.D. Essays on Environmental Performance of the Agriculture Sector
Aziza Kibonge Ph.D. Essays on Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Kepifri Lakoh Ph.D. Three Essays on Renewable Energy
Dereje Megeressa Ph.D. Impact of Biofuel Demand on Land and Water Use in the Great Plains
Preeti Bharati M.S. Agricultural Productivity in Mercosur
Elizabeth Juchems M.S. Predicting Groundwater Trading Participation in the Upper Republican River Natural Resource District
Edward Rubin M.S. Non-Thesis Option
Addisalem Zenebe M.S. The Impact of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA): An Empirical Analysis of Sub-Saharan African Agricultural Exports