Bessler, David individual record
Regents Professor Emeritus

Dr. Bessler's research is in the area of applied decision analysis, especially as it contributes to understanding agricultural price uncertainty. He teaches graduate courses in research methodology and applied time series analysis.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles146
  • Nerlove, M., & Bessler, D. A. (2001). Chapter 3 Expectations, information and dynamics. Elsevier.
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  • Bessler, D. A., McCarl, B. A., Wu, X., & Alan Love, H. (2014). Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems. (pp. 1-10). Elsevier.
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  • Welch, J. M., Shafer, C. E., & Bessler, D. A. (2014). Markets and Prices. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems. (pp. 186-192). Elsevier.
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  • Akleman, D. G., Bessler, D. A., & Burton, D. M. (1999). Modeling corn exports and exchange rates with directed graphs and statistical loss functions. Cooper, G. F., & Glymour, C. (Eds.), Computation, Causation, and Discovery. (pp. 497-520). AAAI Press.
Conference Papers16
chaired theses and dissertations
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Texas A&M University; Agricultural Economics; 2124 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2124