Methods of applied econometrics, meta-analysis and assessment of agricultural and trade policies using computable general equilibrium models.
| Some recent publications |
Hess, S., Lind, L. and Liang, S., (2013): Do farmers’ perceived transaction costs depend on slaughterhouse ownership structure? Empirical Evidence from Sweden, Agribusiness, (forthcoming)
Hess, S. (lead author), von Cramon-Taubadel, S., Zschache, U., Theuvsen, L., and Kleinschmit, D. (2012): Explaining the Puzzling Persistence of Restrictions on Seasonal Farm Labor in Germany, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 39 (4),707-728
von Cramon-Taubadel, S., Hess, S., and Brummer, B., (2010): A preliminary analysis of the impact of a Ukraine-EU free trade agreement on agriculture, The World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series 5264