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Troy Schmitz

Associate Professor
Morrison School of Agribusiness

Contact
Office:SANTN 235K
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 870180
Tempe, AZ 85287-0180

Phone: 480-727-1566
Fax: 480-727-1961 (staff & faculty) 480-727-1186 (PGM)
Email: Troy.Schmitz@asu.edu
Troy Schmitz

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Education
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1995; M.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1991; B.S., Computer Science (Honours), University of Saskatchewan, 1990; B.S., Mathematics (High Honours), University of Saskatchewan, 1990

Currrent Projects

The complexities of the interface between agricultural policy and trade
Impact of agricultural policy on healthcare and the environment
The Ontario tobacco quota program buyout: public policy implications on smoking and healthcare costs
Bioenergy policy, food prices, and ethanol distiller's grain
Benefit-cost analysis: quota buyouts, government compensation, and consumer taxes
Markets for used recycled oil in California

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 1998-present. Previous Appointments: Washington State University, University of Florida, North Dakota State University, University of California, Berkeley.

Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Researcher of the Year, Arizona State University, Polytechnic Campus, 2004;
Award for Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to Student Activities, Arizona State University, 1999

Professional Leadership
Editorial Board: Journal of International and Global Economic Studies and International Journal of Golf Science.
Referee: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, International Economic Review, etc.
Member: International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium, AAEA, WAEA.

Representative Publications
"Gains from Trade, Inefficiency of Government Programs and the Net Economic Effects of Trading."
Journal of Political Economy.

"U.S. Tobacco Buyout: A Partial and General Equilibrium Analysis."
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics

"Countervailing Duties, Antidumping Tariffs, and the Byrd Amendment: A Welfare Analysis."
International Journal of Applied Economics.

"Benefit-Cost Analysis: Government Compensation vs. Consumer Tax Model"
Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis.


ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

AGB 414 - Food and Agribus Policy Issues
Analysis of agribusiness firm decisions in the ecological, economic, social, and political environments. Special emphasis on ethical issues surrounding food production and consumption.

AGB 492 - Honors Directed Study
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research or creative work that is expected to lead to an undergraduate honors thesis or creative project.

AGB 493 - Honors Thesis
Supervised research or creative activity focused on preparation and completion of an undergraduate honors thesis or creative project.

AGB 595 - Continuing Registration
Used in situations where registration is necessary but where credit is not needed. Replaces arbitrary enrollment in reading and conference, research, thesis, dissertation, etc. Used by students when taking comprehensive examinations, defending theses or dissertations, or fulfilling the continuous enrollment requirement in doctoral programs. Credit is not awarded, and no grade is assigned.

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