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Mark Manfredo

Morrison School of Agribusiness

Morrison School of Agribusiness

Associate Dean for W. P. Carey School at ASU Polytechnic
Morrison School of Agribusiness

Office:SANTN 230D
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 870180
Tempe, AZ 85287-0180

Phone: 480-727-1040
Fax: 480-727-1961 (staff & faculty) 480-727-1186 (PGM)
Email: manfredo@asu.edu
Mark Manfredo

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Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999; M.S., New Mexico State University, 1994; B.S., California State University, 1992

Research Areas
Futures and options markets, agribusiness risk management, commodity price forecasting and forecast evaluation.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 1999-present. 

Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
ASU's Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching/Instruction: Teaching Performance, 2007; Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (less than 10 years), 2007; ASU East Award of Excellence - "Teacher of the Year," 2002-2003. 

Professional Leadership
NCCC-134 Committee on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management (Co-Chair 2008 - 2011); Editorial Review Board: Agribusiness: An International Journal. 

Representative Publications

Manfredo, M.R., Sanders, D.R, and Scott, W. “Analyst’s Earnings Estimates for Publicly Traded Food Companies: How Good Are They?, Agribusiness: An International Journal 27(2011): 261-279.

Sanders, D.R., Manfredo, M.R. and Boris, K. “Evaluating Information in Multiple Horizon Forecasts: The DOE's Energy Price Forecasts,” Energy Economics 31(2009): 189-196.

Manfredo, M.R. and Richards, T.J. "Cooperative Risk Management, Rationale, and Effectiveness: The Case of Dairy Cooperatives," Agricultural Finance Review 67(2007): 311-339. 

Manfredo, M.R. and Shultz, C.J. "Risk, Trade, and Recovery: The Imperative Coordination of Policy, Marketing and Finance in the Wake of Catastrophe", Journal of Public Policy and Marketing 26(2007): 33-48. 

Sanders, D.R. and Manfredo, M.R. "Forecast Encompassing as the Necessary Condition for Futures Market Efficiency: Fluid Milk Futures," American Journal of Agricultural Economics 87(2005): 610-620.


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