Ryan Bosworth

Economics and Finance

Associate Department Head, Econometrics


Ryan Bosworth

Contact Information

Office Hours: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. M W
Office Location: AGRS 218
Phone: (435) 797-0594
Email: ryan.bosworth@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Economics, University of Oregon, 2006
Preferences for Public Health Policies
MS, Economics, Utah State University, 2001
Economies of Scale in Wyoming Public Education
BS, Economics, (Political Science), Utah State University, 2000

Research Interests

Environmental/Health Economics, Education Economics, Applied Micro-econometrics

Awards

Teacher of the Year, 2014

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences


    Publications | Book Chapters

  • Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, Slocum, S., (2017). Drink Tourism: A Profile of the Intoxicated Traveler: Beers, Ciders & Spirits: Craft Beverages and Tourism in the U.S.. Palgrave Macmillan - Springer International

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Fact Sheets

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Journal Articles

    Academic Journal

    • Van Orden, C., Willis, B., Bosworth, R.C, Larsen, R., McCarty, T., Kim, M., (2020). Weather Station Location and the Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage Insurance Program . Choices , 35:Quarter 1
    • Gumirakiza, J.D, Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, (2017). Consumer Preferences and Willingness to Pay for Bundled Fresh Produce Claims . Journal of Food Products Marketing, 23:1, 61-79. doi: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10454446.2017.1244786
    • Kim, M., Pang, A., Bao, W., Bosworth, R.C, (2016). Endogeneity in Casino Revenue and Crime Rates: Case of Las Vegas, Nevada.. Review of Regional Studies, 46:3, 223-255.
    • Soltani-Sobh, A., Heaslip, K., Bosworth, R.C, Barnes, R., (2016). Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles: Financially Viable Option?. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board2572, 28-36.
    • Gumirakiza, J.D, Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, (2015). Farmers’ Market Consumer Preferences for Fresh Produce Attributes: Marketing and Policy Implications. Journal of Agribusiness, 33:1, 63-82.
    • Soltani-Sobh, A., Heaslip, K., Bosworth, R.C, Ryan, B., (2015). Effect of Improving Vehicle Efficiency on Fuel Tax Revenue and Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Transportation Research Record
    • Bosworth, R.C, Bailey, D., Curtis, K., (2015). Consumer Willingness to Pay for Local Designations: Brand Effects and Heterogeneity at the Retail Level. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 21:3, 274-292.
    • Barnes, R., Bosworth, R.C, (2015). LNG is Linking Regional Natural Gas Markets: Evidence from the Gravity Model. Energy Economics
    • Bosworth, R.C, (2014). Class Size, Classroom Heterogeneity, and the Distribution of Student Achievement. Education Economics
    • Bosworth, R.C, Cameron, T.A, DeShazo, J., Willingness to Pay for Public Health Policies to Treat Illness. Journal of Health Economics
    • Barnes, R.N, Bosworth, R.C, Bailey, D., Curtis, K., (2014). Connecting Sensory Quality Characteristics and Local Designations to Willingness to Pay for Cheese at the Retail Level. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 17:3, 115-138.
    • Gumirakiza, J.D, Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, (2014). Who Attends Farmers’ Markets and Why? Understanding Consumers and their Motivations. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 17:2
    • Gumirakiza, J.D, Curtis, K., Bosworth, R.C, (2014). Consumer Preferences and Willingness to Pay for Multi-Labeled Produce at Farmers’ Markets. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 45:1
    • Bosworth, R.C, Li, H., (2013). Patterns in Student Assignment to Elementary School Classrooms. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 21:51
    • Bosworth, R.C, (2013). What Sort of School Sorts its Students?. International Journal of Quantitative Research in Education, 1:2, 20-38.
    • Bosworth, R.C, Taylor, L., (2012). Hypothetical Bias in Choice Experiments: Is Cheap Talk Effective at Eliminating Bias on the Intensive and Extensive Margins of Choice?. BE Press Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 12:1
    • Bowles, T., Bosworth, R.C, (2010). An Empirical Basis for Allocating Enterprise and Personal Goodwill. Business Valuation Review, 29:1
    • Bosworth, R.C, Cameron, T.A, DeShazo, J., (2010). Is an Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure? Comparing Demand for Public Prevention and Treatment Policies. Medical Decision Making, 30:4, E40-E56.
    • Bowles, T., Bosworth, R.C, (2010). An Empirical Basis for Allocating Enterprise and Personal Goodwill. Business Valuation Review, 29:1, 4-11.
    • Bosworth, R.C, Cameron, T.A, DeShazo, J., (2009). Demand for environmental policies to improve health: Evaluating community-level policy scenarios. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 57:3, 293-308.
    • Bosworth, R.C, Caliendo, F., (2007). Educational Production and Teacher Preferences. Economics of Education Review, 26:4, 487-500.
    • Bowles, T., Bosworth, R.C, (2002). Scale Economies in Public Education: Evidence from School Level Data. Journal of Education Finance, 28:2, 285-299.

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Technical Reports

    AES Reports

      Research Reports

      • Heaslip, K.P, Bosworth, R.C, Barnes, R., Sobh, A.S, Thomas, M., Song, Z., Effects of Natural Gas Fuel Infrastructure on Key Transportation Economic Metrics. Washington State Department of Transportation
      • Bailey, D., Bosworth, R.C, Curtis, K., (2013). Utah Shopper Awareness of and Willingness to Pay for Utah' Own Food Products: Phase II Report. Contract Completion Report to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food *
      • Bailey, D., Bosworth, R.C, Curtis, K., (2012). Utah Shopper Awareness of and Willingness to Pay for Utah's Own Food Products: Phase I Report. A Report to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food *

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Other

      Other

        An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

        Teaching

        APEC 5330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2020
        APEC 6330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2020
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2020
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2020
        APEC 1600 - Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions, Fall 2020
        APEC 1600 - Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions, Summer 2020
        APEC 5950 - Applied Economics Policy Analysis, Spring 2020
        APEC 4900 - Directed Readings, Research, or Seminar Series, Spring 2020
        APEC 1600 - Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions, Spring 2020
        APEC 1600 - Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions, Spring 2020
        APEC 5330, 6330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2019
        APEC 1600 - Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions, Fall 2019
        APEC 1600 - Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions, Fall 2019
        APEC 1600 - Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions, Summer 2019
        APEC, ECN 2010 - Introduction to Microeconomics, Spring 2019
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Spring 2019
        APEC 1600 - Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions, Spring 2019
        , Fall 2018
        APEC 5330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2018
        APEC 6330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2018
        ECN 4330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2018
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2018
        APEC 1600 - Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions, Fall 2018
        ECN 4330 - Applied Econometrics, Spring 2018
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Spring 2018
        APEC 6330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2017
        ECN 4330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2017
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2017
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2017
        APEC, ECN 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2017
        APEC, ECN 2010 - Introduction to Microeconomics, Spring 2017
        APEC 6330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2016
        ECN 5330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2016
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2016
        APEC 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2016
        APEC, ECN 5330 - Applied Econometrics, Spring 2016
        APEC, ECN 7320 - Econometrics II, Spring 2016
        ECN 5330 - Applied Econometrics, Fall 2015
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2015
        APEC,ECN 5330 - Applied Econometrics, Spring 2015
        APEC 7320 - Econometrics II, Spring 2015
        APEC 5560 - Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Spring 2015
        HONR 4900 - Senior Thesis/Project, Spring 2015
        APEC 7330 - Econometrics III, Fall 2014
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2014
        APEC,ECN 5330 - Applied Econometrics, Spring 2014
        APEC 5560 - Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Spring 2014
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2013
        APEC,ECN 5330 - Applied Econometrics, Spring 2013
        APEC 7950 - Department of Economics Graduate Seminar, Spring 2013
        APEC 5560 - Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Spring 2013
        APEC 7950 - Department of Economics Graduate Seminar, Fall 2012
        APEC 7330 - Econometrics III, Fall 2012
        APEC,ECN 2010 - Introduction to Microeconomics, Fall 2012
        APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2012
        APEC,ECN 5330 - Applied Econometrics, Spring 2012
        APEC 5560 - Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Spring 2012
        APEC 7330 - Econometrics III, Fall 2011
        APEC,ECN 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2011
        ECN 5330 - APPLIED ECONOMETRICS (QI), Spring 2011
        APEC 5560 - NAT RES/ENVIRON ECON, Spring 2011
        APEC 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2010
        APEC 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2010
        ECN 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2010
        ECN 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2010

        Graduate Students Mentored

        Wyatt Feuz, Applied Economics
        Tatiana Silva, Applied Economics
        , Applied Economics 2019
        Muyang Ge, Applied Economics 2019
        Ahsan Kibria, Applied Economics 2018
        Alecia Hunter, Economics and Finance 2016
        Ryan Barnes, Applied Economics 2016
        Miranda Bradshaw, Applied Economics 2015
        Christopher Anazia, Applied Economics 2012