University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
 
 

 

Alison F. Davis

Professor

Executive Director, Community & Economic Development Initiatve of Kentucky

Director of Undergraduate Studies

411 C.E. Barnhart Building
Lexington, KY 40546
Phone: (859) 257-7260(859) 257-7260
Fax: (859) 323-1913
Email: Alison.Davis@uky.edu
Alison Davis' Webpage

AEC 653
AEC 303


Educational Background

BA, Skidmore College, Economics 1996

PhD, North Carolina State University, Economics, 2004

Curriculum Vitae   Updated May 2014

Research and Extension Areas of Interest

Rural Economic Development, Rural Health, Regional and Urban Economics, Applied Microeconomics

Rural Entrepreneurhship (Post Tobacco Buyout Era)

Selected Publications

Extension Publications

Bowker, Sarah and Alison F. Davis, "CEDIK: Annual Report Executive Summary," October 2014.

Davis, Alison F, James Allen, Sarah Bowker, Simona Balasz and Georgette Owusu. County Data Profiles. Healthcare, Workforce, Small Business, Retail, Economic, and Ag and Food profiles for each of the 120 counties in Kentucky.

Davis, Alison F, "The Economic Impact of Agriculture on Kentucky's Economy." Presented to the College of Agriculture University of Kentucky, May 2013.

Stringer, J., Thomas, B., Ammerman, B., and Davis, A., 2013. Kentucky Forestry Economic Report 2012-2013. Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky, Department of Forestry. FORFS 13-03.11pp.

Stringer, J., Thomas, B., Ammerman, B., and Davis, A., 2013. Kentucky Forestry Economic Report 2012-2013 Executive Summary. Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky, Department of Forestry. FORFS 13-04.1pp.

Davis, Alison F, L. Garkovich, L. Maynard, J. Allen, S. Burney, and T. Dunaway, "The Influence of the Agricultural Cluster on the Fayette County Economy," Funded by the Kentucky Farm Bureau, 2013.

Bowker, Sarah and Alison F. Davis, "CEDIK: Annual Report Executive Summary," October 2012.

Davis, Alison F, "Kentucky Healthcare Market Report," Funded by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, 2012

Davis, Alison F, "Stronger Economies Together Curriculum," Created 2 modules on "Understanding your region, exploring data," and "Understanding your competitive advantage, exploring clusters" for the National program currently being utilized in 50 regions in the United States, 2010-2012

Davis, Alison F, "The Affordable Care Act" for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Policy papers, 2012.

Davis, Alison F, "County Economic Data Sheets," funded by CEDIK and The Foundation for a Health Kentucky, Web-based assortment of proprietary data, available for each county, 2011

Research Publications

Allen, James, Alison Davis, and Wuyang Hu, "Residents' Willingness-to-Pay for Attributes of Rural Healthcare Facilities," Forthcoming Journal of Rural Health, 2014.

Allen, James, Charles Stamper, Sarah Bowker, Emmanuel Owusu-Amankwah, and Alison F. Davis, "Resident Valuation of Kentucky's Extension Fine Arts Program," Forthcoming Journal of Extension, 2014.

Jeffcoat, Chris and Alison F Davis, "An Evaluation of Broadband Use and Access for Kentucky Farmers," Selected Paper Journal of Agriculture and Applied Economics, 2012, 44(3): p 323-334.

Ona, Lucia and Alison F Davis, "Economic Impact of the Critical Access Hospital Program on Kentucky's Communities," Journal of Rural Health, 2011, 21(8):p. 21-28.

Hu, W., Alison F Davis, L. J. Cox and J. Schieffer "An Ex Post Attribute Preference Analysis as a Follow-up of Stated Preferences for Desert Management Strategies" Annals of Leisure Research. 2010, 13(4): p. 630-651.

Hu, Wuyang and Alison F Davis "Desert Recreation Management: Value of Perceived Freedom." Applied Economics Letters, 2010, 17(8): p. 747-751.

Davis, Alison F and Klaus Moeltner "Valuing the Prevention of an Infestation: The Case of the New Zealand Mud Snail and the Truckee / Carson / Walker Fishery." Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. February 2010, 39(1): p. 56-74.

Davis, Alison F. and Thomas R. Harris, "The Use of Double Hurdles Models: An Application to Nevada" in Targeting Regional Economic Development, editors Stephan Goetz, Steven Deller and Thomas Harris, March 2009.

Goetz, Stephan, Steve Deller, Thomas Harris, and Alison F. Davis. "What Have We Learned?" in Targeting Regional Economic Development, editors Stephan Goetz, Steven Deller and Thomas Harris, March 2009.


Web Site

http://www2.ca.uky.edu/AgEcon/Davis,Alison

Research/Teaching Publications

  • Books and Book Chapters
  • Alison Davis, 2008. The Use of Double Hurdles Models: An Application to Nevada in Targeted Regional Economic Development editors: Stephan Goetz, Steve Deller and Thomas Harris
    Authors in Dept.: Alison Davis
  • Alison Davis, Stephan Goetz, Steve Deller and Thomas Harris 2008. What Have We Learned? in Targeted Regional Economic Development. Editors; Stephan Goetz, Steve Deller and Thomas Harris
    Authors in Dept.: Alison Davis,
  • Alison Davis, 2008. Return on Community Investment for Kentucky River Health Care Network Outreach Program index.php?p=220
    Authors in Dept.: Alison Davis,
  • Other Research Publications
  • Lucia Ona, Alison Davis 2008. Economic Impact of the Critical Access Hospital Program on Kentucky’s Communities submitted to the Journal of Rural Health
    Authors in Dept.: Alison Davis, , Lucia Ona
  • Refereed Journal Articles
  • Wuyang Hu, Alison Davis, 2009. Desert Recreation Management: Values of Services and Perceived Freedom Applied Economics Letters
    Authors in Dept.: Alison Davis, , Wuyang Hu
  • Alison Davis, 2006. Exploring Firm Location Beyond Simple Growth Models: A Double Hurdle Application Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy
    Authors in Dept.: Alison Davis,