University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
 

Web Site

http://www2.ca.uky.edu/AgEcon/Skees,Jerry

Classes

  • AEC626 - AGRICULTURE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; Credits - 3
    Analytical consideration of the role of agriculture in economic development in relation to overall development strategy at various stages of growth. Theoretical and policy issues of particular relevance to the agricultural development in underdeveloped agrarian economies with various resource, social, political and economic systems. Prereq: ECO 473G or consent of instructor. (Same as ECO 674.).
    Instructors: Jerry R. Skees

Research/Teaching Publications

  • Refereed Journal Articles
  • Barnett, B.J., C.B. Barrett, and Jerry R.Skees 2008. Poverty Traps and Index-based Risk Transfer Products World Development
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees
  • Jerry R.Skees 2008. Challenges for Use of Index-based Weather Insurance in Lower Income Countries Agricultural Finance Review, 68:197-217
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • Jerry R.Skees, 2008. Innovations in Index Insurance for the Poor in Lower Income Counties Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 37:1-15
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • Jerry R.Skees, B.J. Barnett and A.G. Murphy 2008. Creating Insurance Markets for Natural Disaster Risk in Lower Income Counties: The Potential for Securitization Agricultural Finance Review, 68:151-167
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • Leiva, A.J. and Jerry R.Skees 2008. Using Irrigation Insurance to Improve Water Usage in the Rio Mayo System of Northwest Mexico World Development
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • Ibarra, H. and Jerry R.Skees 2007. Innovation in Risk Transfer for Natural Hazards Impacting Agriculture Environmental Hazards, 7:62-69
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • Jerry R.Skees, J. Hartell, and A.G. Murphy 2007. Using Index-based Risk Transfer Products to Facilitate Micro Lending in Peru and Vietnam American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 89:1255-1261
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • Khalil, A.F., H.H. Kwon, U. Lall, M.J. Miranda and Jerry R.Skees 2007. ENSO-based Index Insurance for Floods: Statistical Risk Analyses and Application to Peru Water Resource research Vol. 43 No. 10
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • Jerry R.Skees and B.J. Barnett 2006. Enhancing Micro Finance Using Index-based Risk Transfer Products Agricultural Finance Review, 66:235-250
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • Barnett, B.J., J.R. Black, Y. Hu and Jerry R.Skees 2005. Is Area Yield Insurance Competitive with Farm Yield Insurance Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 30:285-301
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • V.N. Veeramani, Leigh Maynard, Jerry R.Skees, 2005. Assessment of the Risk Management Potential of a Rainfall Based Insurance Index and Rainfall Options in Andhra Pradesh, India. Indian Journal of Economics and Business, 4(1): 195-208
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees, Leigh Maynard,
  • Zeuli, K.A. and Jerry R.Skees 2005. Rainfall Insurance: A Promising Tool for Drought Measurement Water Resources Development, 21:663-675
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,
  • Jerry R.Skees and B.J. Barnett 1999. Conceptual and Practical Consideration for Sharing Catastrophic/Systemic Risks Review of Agricultural Economics, 22:424-441
    Authors in Dept.: Jerry R. Skees,

Ag Econ Numbered Publications

Ag Econ Numbered Extension Publications