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
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,
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.