Tanner McCarty

Applied Economics

Assistant Professor


Tanner McCarty

Contact Information

Office Location: AGRS 228
Phone: (435) 797-2300
Email: tanner.mccarty@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, 2018
Three Essays on the Economics of Specialized Agricultural Products: Equilibrium Contract Structure under Uncertainty and Sunk Costs
MS, Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, 2014
A Real Options Approach to Second Generation Biofuel Plant Investment
BA, Economics, Minnesota State University Moorhead, 2012

Biography

Agricultural Economics, Risk, Dynamic Optimization, Specialty Crops

Teaching Interests

Agricultural Economics, Risk, Dynamic Optimization, Specialty Crops

Research Interests

Agricultural Economics, Risk, Dynamic Optimization, Specialty Crops

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • McCarty, T., Sesmero, J., (2020). Contracting for Perennial Energy Crops and the Cost-Effectiveness of the Biomass Crop Assistance Program. Energy Policy, 112018.
  • 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
  • McCarty, T., Young, J., Hemp Production Network Effects: Are Producers Tipped Towards Sub-Optimal Varietal Selection by Their Neighbors?. Journal of Applied Farm Research

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

APEC 3010 - Introduction to Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Fall 2020
APEC 6140 - Decision Making and Strategy, Spring 2020
APEC 3010 - Introduction to Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Spring 2020
APEC 3010 - Introduction to Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Fall 2019
APEC 3010 - Introduction to Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Spring 2019
APEC 5020 - Strategic Firm Management, Spring 2019
APEC 3010 - Introduction to Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Fall 2018

Graduate Students Mentored

Grace, Applied Economics, August 2018 - May 2020