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Jason Brown

Jason Brown



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.

Professional Affiliations:

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.

Selected Publications:

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.

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