Dr. Ashok Kumar Mishra

Born in Rampur, Jaunpur District, Uttar Pradesh (UP), India, on 5th August 1967. Educated at Birla Vidya Mandir, Nainital, UP, 1981-85. B.Sc Ag & A.H. (1988) from G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, 1985-1988; M. Sc. Ag. Econ. (1989) from University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 1988-1989; Ph.D. Economics (1996) from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Chair, Morrison School of Agribusiness, WP Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA; Senior Global Futures Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ, USA.

Donald E. Welge Endowed Professor, Dept. of Ag. Econ. & Agribusiness, Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, LA, USA, 2014-2015; Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Finance, E. J. Ourso College of Business, LSU, 2011-2015. Professor, Dept. of Ag. Econo. & Agribusiness, LSU, 2010-2014; Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Ag. Econo. & Agribusiness, LSU, 2010-2014; Senior Economist, Economic Research Service (ERS), USDA, Washington DC, 2003-2007; Economist, ERS, USDA, Washington D.C., 1997-2003

Awards/Honours: 2020 Publication of Lasting Impact, AAEA; 2019 Outstanding Alumnus Award, Dept. of Economics and Agricultural Economics, NC State University, Raleigh, NC USA; 2018 Outstanding Paper Award, Agricultural Finance Review; 2017 Highly Commended Award, China Agricultural Economic Review; 2015 Sedberry Teaching Award, Outstanding Graduate Teacher, LSU; 2013 LSU Distinguished Faculty Award, LSU; 2012 Mid-Career Scholar Rainmaker Award, LSU; 2013 Distinguished Achievement in Agriculture Award of Merit, Gamma Sigma Delta, LSU; 2012 Research Certificate of Merit, Gamma Sigma Delta, LSU. 2007 Outstanding Journal Article Award, AJAE; 2006 Outstanding Journal Article Award, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics; 1999 Citation of Excellence, Applied Economics Journal; 1988-1989 Overseas Development Administration (ODA) Scholarship; University Merit Certificate for Academic Excellence, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India (1986-1988).

Fellow: Northeastern Association of Agricultural Resource Economists (NAARE), 2013; Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA), 2020

Research Areas: Production and Household Economics, Value Chains, Finance, Risk and Insurance, and Public Policy

Address: Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Chair, 235N SanTan Hall, 7231 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA; 2709 S. Velvendo Dr., Gilbert, AZ, 85295, USA; [Tel: Off. 480-727-1288; Fax: 480-727-1260; Email: Ashok.k.mishra@asu.edu]