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Mario J. Miranda

Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental & Development Economics, The Ohio State University

How I work with Harvest

Dr. Miranda researches the effects of more timely and accurate public information on the performance of international agricultural commodity markets.


Mario Miranda is Professor of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at The Ohio State University and Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.  His research has focused on the modeling of stochastic dynamical systems in economics with application to international economic development, agricultural finance, agricultural risk management and insurance, agricultural and environmental policy, food security, commodity pricing, and industrial organization.  His research has produced one book, which has been adopted by many of the top ranked doctoral programs in Economics in the world; over 60 peer-reviewed articles; and several computational modeling and risk management software packages.  Miranda has served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and Computational Economics.  He has also served as a consultant to the World Bank, U.S. Agency for International Development, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Chicago Board of Trade, numerous private corporations, and several branches of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  He has acquired extensive international experience, having worked on major research projects in Africa, Latin America, and China.

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Mario J. Miranda