Dave Abler

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education

Research Summary

International food and agricultural trade and trade policy, international economic development, resource and environmental economics, and climate change adaptation and mitigation.

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Recent Publications

Heterogeneity in US Farms: A New Clustering by Production Potentials

Rasool, A. & Abler, D., Feb 2023, In: Agriculture (Switzerland). 13, 2, 258.

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Substituting organic fertilizer for chemical fertilizer: Evidence from apple growers in china

Fang, P., Abler, D., Lin, G., Sher, A. & Quan, Q., Aug 2021, In: Land. 10, 8, 858.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Grading attribute selection of China's grading system for agricultural products: What attributes benefit consumers more?

Nie, W., Abler, D. & Li, T., Aug 2021, In: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics . 93, 101707.

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Crop Allocation and Increasing Returns to Fertilizer Use in China

Sun, F., Abler, D. & Yu, X., 2021, In: Land Economics. 97, 2

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Perfil laboral y educativo de los niños en México, 1984-2000

Translated title of the contribution: Labor and educational profile of children in Mexico, 1984-2000Vásquez, H. R. & Abler, D., 2021, In: Papeles de Poblacion. 8, 33, p. 239-273 35 p.

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Introduction to the special issue on “sustainable food consumption in China”

Yu, X., Abler, D. & Shimokawa, S., Feb 2020, In: China Economic Review. 59, 101138.

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Projecting meat and cereals demand for China based on a meta-analysis of income elasticities

Zhou, D., Yu, X., Abler, D. & Chen, D., Feb 2020, In: China Economic Review. 59, 101135.

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Do Farmer Professional Cooperatives Improve Technical Efficiency and Income? Evidence from Small Vegetable Farms in China

Dong, Y., Mu, Y. & Abler, D., Nov 1 2019, In: Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 51, 4, p. 591-605 15 p.

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Consumer preferences and welfare evaluation under current food inspection measures in China: Evidence from real experiment choice of rice labels

Nie, W., Abler, D., Zhu, L., Li, T. & Lin, G., Nov 1 2018, In: Sustainability (Switzerland). 10, 11, 4003.

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Simple vs. complex: Implications of lags in pollution delivery for efficient load allocation and design of water-quality trading programs

Shortle, J., Abler, D., Kaufman, Z. & Zipp, K. Y., 2016, In: Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. 45, 2, p. 367-393 27 p.

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Matching food with mouths: A statistical explanation to the abnormal decline of per capita food consumption in rural China

Yu, X. & Abler, D., Aug 1 2016, In: Food Policy. 63, p. 36-43 8 p.

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Economic evaluation of agricultural pollution control options for China

Abler, D., 2015, In: Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 14, 6, p. 1045-1056 12 p.

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A meta-analysis of food demand elasticities for China

Chen, D., Abler, D., Zhou, D., Yu, X. & Thompson, W., Aug 12 2015, In: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. 38, 1, p. 50-72 23 p., ppv006.

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Demand Growth for Animal Products in the BRIIC Countries

Chen, D. & Abler, D. G., Dec 1 2014, In: Agribusiness. 30, 1, p. 85-97 13 p.

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Agricultural costs of the Chesapeake Bay total maximum daily load

Kaufman, Z., Abler, D., Shortle, J., Harper, J., Hamlett, J. & Feather, P., Dec 16 2014, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 24, p. 14131-14138 8 p.

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