Kathy Baylis is an associate professor in Agriculture and Consumer Economics at the
University of Illinois. She joined the department after several years as an assistant
professor at the University of British Columbia where she is still an adjunct. She earned
her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in 2003, where she specialized in
agriculture and trade issues. Kathy has worked in agricultural policy in both Canada and
the United States. In 2001/02, she was the staff economist in charge of agriculture for
the Council of Economic Advisors in the White House, and in the mid-1990s, she worked as
Executive Secretary with the National Farmers Union in Canada. She has published a number
of journal articles on agricultural trade and environmental policy and has coauthored a
textbook on Canadian-U.S. agricultural policy. 

Selected Economics Articles

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Leakage, welfare and cost-effectiveness of carbon policy (with Don Fullerton and Daniel Karney), American Economic Review; papers and proceedings (2013)
 

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Expanding Horizons: Can Women’s Support Groups Diversify Peer Networks in Rural India? (with Eeshani Kandpal), American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2013)
 

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Spread and Backwash Effects for Non-metropolitan Communities in the U.S. (with Joanna Ganning and Bumsoo Lee), Journal of Regional Science (2013)
 

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Policy Risk in the Canadian Dairy Industry (with Lia Nogueira, Richard Barichello, and Hayley Chouinard), Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (2012)
 

Multidisciplinary Articles

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The Bee Informed Partnership: Using beekeepers’ real-world experience to solve beekeepers’ real-world problems (with Dennis vanEngelsdorp, David R. Tarpy, Marla Spivak, Dewey M. Caron, Joseph Connel, Kieth Delaplane, Susan Donohue, Wayne Esias, Brian Gross, Jerry Hayes, Eugene Lengerich, Jeffrey Pettis, Karen Rennich, Robyn Underwood, Robyn Rose, John Skinner, and James Wilkes), American Entomologist (2012)
 

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Do our conservation programs work? A Spatially Explicit Estimate of Avoided Forest Loss (with Jordi Honey-Roses and Maria Isabel Ramirez), Conservation Biology (2011)
 

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Potential for carbon offsets from anaerobic digesters in livestock production (with Nicholas Paulson), Animal Feed Science and Technology (2011)
 

TOWARDS A PLANT-BASED METHOD OF CO2 MANAGEMENT (with Diane Edwards, Peter Joliffe, and David Ehret) (2008)
 

Books

Agricultural Policy, Agribusiness and Rent-Seeking Behaviour (with Andrew Schmitz and W. Hartley Furtan) (2002)
 

Book Chapters

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Spatial Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (with Amy Ando), Handbook of Regional Science (2012)
 

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Countervailing Duties, Handbook of International Trade Policy (2007)
 

Working Papers

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Antidumping and Market Power in the Agriculture Sector (with Nisha Malhotra), Estey Centre Journal (2008)
 

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End Runs Around Trade Restrictions: The Case of the Mexico Tomato Suspension Agreement (with Jeffrey M. Perloff), Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics (2005)
 

Presentations

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The Agri-Environmental Nexus in the U.S. and EU (ppt slides) (with Gordon Rausser and Leo Simon), Institute of Governmental Studies (2005)