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Dr. Williams is Professor of Agricultural Economics and Co-Director of the Agribusiness, Food, and Consumer Economics Research Center (AFCERC). He is the AFCERC chief operations officer responsible for managing the research program of the Center and leads AFCERC research and outreach projects relating to commodity and agribusiness markets and policy and international trade and policy. He is also an Associate Member of the Department of International Affairs faculty in the Bush School of Government and Public Service. His areas of teaching and research emphases include commodity promotion programs, international agricultural trade and development, agricultural policy, and marketing and price analysis. In recent years, he has become particularly well known for his research on the economic effectiveness of commodity advertising and promotion programs, including those for soybeans, dairy, cotton, lamb, Florida orange juice, Texas citrus, Texas pecans, agricultural export programs, Norwegian seafood, and others. He is also well known for his research on U.S. and world oilseed and oilseed product markets and the U.S. livestock industry including issues related to sheep and lamb markets and the effects of concentration in the beef packing industry.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles28
  • Williams, G. W., & Capps, O. (2020). Generic promotion of Norwegian seafood exports. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review. 23(3), 447-467.
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  • Williams, G. W., & Capps, O. (2018). Generic Promotion of Sorghum for Food and Industrial Uses. Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing. 32(1), 1-17.
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  • Williams, G. W., Capps, O., & Hanselka, D. (2017). U.S. National Economic Contribution of Generic Food and Agricultural Product Advertising. Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing. 30(2), 1-20.
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  • Williams, G. W., & Luo, J. i. (2017). Exchange Rate Policy and Global Supply Chains: The Case of the Chinese Renminbi and Global Soybean and Soybean Product Markets. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. 39(1), 177-198.
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  • Williams, G. W., Capps, O., & Hanselka, D. (2017). The National Economic Benefits of Food Imports: The Case of U.S. Imports of Hass Avocados From Mexico. Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing. 29(2), 1-19.
Conference Papers3
  • MACDONALD, S. A., RUPPEL, F. J., CLEMENS, R. L., HAYES, D. J., WILLIAMS, G. W., ROSSON, C. P., & MARCHANT, M. A. (1993). UNITED-STATES AND INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL TRADE DATA - ALTERNATIVE SOURCES AND APPROPRIATE USES. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS. 75(5), 1293-1293.
  • CAPPS, O., KIRBY, R., TSAI, R., & WILLIAMS, G. W. (1991). DEMAND FOR MEAT-PRODUCTS IN THE PACIFIC RIM REGION. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS. 73(5), 1547-1547.
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
gwwilliams@tamu.edu
First Name
Gary
Last Name
Williams
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Agricultural Economics; 2124 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2124
USA