Jason Brown is an economist with the Farm and Rural Household Well-Being Branch in the Resource and Rural Economics Division. Jason's research interests include location of industrial activity in the U.S.; sector-to-sector transition of local economies; regional economic development; and spatial econometric methods.
Jason holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University. He received his M.S. in Agricultural Economics and B.S. in Agricultural Systems Management from Purdue University.
Jason is a member of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Regional Science Association International, North American Regional Science Council, and Southern Regional Science Association. He is currently serving as past-chair of the Community Economics Network section of AAEA.
Brown, J.P., Pender, J. Wiser, R., Lantz, E., and Hoen, B. 2012. "Ex Post Analysis of Economic Impacts from Wind Power Development in U.S. Counties." Energy Economics, 34(6): 1743-1754.
Delbecq, B.A., Brown, J.P., Florax, R.J.G.M., Kladivko, E.J., Nistor, A.P. and Lowenberg-DeBoer, J.M. 2012. "The Impact of Drainage Water Management Technology on Corn Yields." Agronomy Journal, 104(4): 1100-1109.
Lambert, D.L., Brown, J.P., and Florax, R.J.G.M. 2010. "A two-step estimator for a spatial lag model of counts: Theory, small sample performance and an application." Regional Science and Urban Economics, 40(4): 241-252.
Brown, J.P., Florax, R.J.G.M., and McNamara, K.T. 2009. "Determinants of Investment Flows in U.S. Manufacturing." The Review of Regional Studies, 39(3): 267-284.
Lusk, J.L., Brown, J.P., Mark, T., Proseku, I., Thompson, R., and Welsh, J. 2006. "Consumer Behavior, Public Policy, and Country-of-Origin Labeling." Review of Agricultural Economics, 28(2): 284-292.