Dr. Salin's areas of emphasis in the last 6 years involve (1) research on food distribution and labor costs, and (2) developing peer-mentoring for leadership skills of Master of Agribusiness students. Currently working on estimation of stochastic frontier production technology for the refrigerated warehousing industry.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles19
  • Ketzenberg, M., Gaukler, G., & Salin, V. (2018). Expiration dates and order quantities for perishables. European Journal of Operational Research. 266(2), 569-584.
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  • Gaukler, G., Ketzenberg, M., & Salin, V. (2017). Establishing dynamic expiration dates for perishables: An application of rfid and sensor technology. International Journal of Production Economics. 193, 617-632.
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  • Byrd-Bredbenner, C., Cohn, M. N., Farber, J. M., Harris, L. J., Roberts, T., Salin, V., ... Sperber, W. H. (2015). Food safety considerations for innovative nutrition solutions.. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1347(1), 29-44.
  • Bakhtavoryan, R., Capps, O., & Salin, V. (2012). Impact of Food Contamination on Brands: A Demand Systems Estimation of Peanut Butter. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. 41(3), 327-339.
  • Ng, D., & Salin, V. (2012). An institutional approach to the examination of food safety. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review. 15(2), 21-46.
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  • Ishdorj, A., & Salin, V. (2015). The Effect of Food Assistance on American Indian Womens Food Choices. Mendoza, J. (Eds.), Native Americans: Cultural Diversity, Health Issues and Challenges. 83-104. Nova Science Publishers.
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chaired theses and dissertations
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mailing address
Texas A&M University; Agricultural Economics; 2124 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2124