Anil K. Giri

Research Agricultural Economist


Anil Giri is a research agricultural economist with the Economic Research Service (ERS) in the Farm Economy Branch of the Resource and Rural Economics Division (RRED). His main research focus is analyzing the financial performance of farms, including how agricultural policies affect farm household income and wealth.


Anil joined ERS in April 2020. Before coming to ERS, he was an assistant professor at the University of Central Missouri, where he taught and conducted research related to agribusiness structure and performance. He also carried out research on local farmers' markets in Missouri.


Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S. in Agricultural Economics from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S. in Agribusiness Management from Oregon State University

Professional Affiliations

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and Canadian Economics Association

Selected Publications

Giri, Sharma, Lovercamp, Tetteh, and Tiner. 2019. "Examining agricultural export returns from Midwestern states." Int. J. Trade and Global Markets, Vol. 12, Nos. 3/4, pp.394–411.

Giri, Sharma, Lovercamp, Tetteh, Dhakal, and Baral. 2019. "State Level Revenue Analysis of the Market Facilitation Program." Online Journal of Rural Research & Policy

Giri, Peterson, and Sharma. 2018. "The Impact of the Market Facilitation Program on U.S. Soybean, Sorghum and Corn Producers." Choices.

Bairagi, Mishra, and Giri. 2018. “Good Agricultural Practices, Farm Performance, and Input Usage by Smallholders: Empirical Evidence from Nepal." Agribusiness: An International Journal.

Piotr, Królikowska, Koch, Pająk, Allen, Chraibi, Giri et al. 2018. "Exploring the Role of Relational Practices in Water Governance Using a Game-Based Approach." Water

Sharma, Giri, Haque, Tetteh. 2018. "Land Acquisition in India: A Pareto and Kaldor-Hicks Perspective." Land