Timothy Richards

1226 S. Larkspur Court
Marvin and June Morrison Chair in Agribusiness
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2080

Education

  • PhD  Stanford University, 1994
  • MS  Stanford University, 1989
  • BS  University of British Columbia, 1988

Publications

  • Timothy J. Richards, Ram Acharya and Ignacio Molina. "Retail and Wholesale Market Power in Organic Apples. Agribusiness: An International Journal (2011).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Peter Ellsworth, Russ Tronstad and Steve Naranjo. Market Based Instruments for the Optimal Control of Invasive Insect Species. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2010).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Stephen F. Hamilton and Paul M. Patterson. Spatial Competition in Private Labels. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2010).
  • William Allender and Timothy J. Richards. "Market Power and Market Diversion: California Eggs.". Review of Industrial Organization (2010).
  • William Allender and Timothy J. Richards. Consumer Impact of Animal Welfare Regulation in the California Poultry Industry. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2010).
  • Geoff Pofahl and Timothy J. Richards. "Valuation of New Products in Attribute Space.". American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2009).
  • Mark R. Manfredo and Timothy J. Richards. "Hedging with Weather Derivatives: A Role for Options in Reducing Basis Risk.". Applied Financial Economics (2009).
  • Stephen F. Hamilton and Timothy J. Richards. "Variety Competition in Retail Markets.". Management Science (2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Geoff Pofahl. "Commodity Prices and Food Inflation.". American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Luis Padilla. "Promotion and Fast Food Demand.". American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Ignacio Molina and Osman Hussein. "Welfare Impacts of the Mexico Potato Quarantine.". Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards, William Nganje and Ram Acharya. "Public Goods, Hysteresis and Investment in Food Safety.". Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2009).
  • Timothy Richards. Hedging with Weather Derivatives: A Role for Options in Reducing Basis Risk. Applied Financial Economics (2009).
  • Timothy Richards, Ram Acharya, Albert Kagan. A Spatial Model of Market Power in Non-Metro Banking. Journal of Economics and Business (2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Ram Acharya and William Nganje. Public Goods, Hysteresis and Investment in Food Safety. European Association of Agricultural Economics, Innovation in Food Networks Conference (2008).
  • Timothy Richards. A Nested Logit Model of Strategic Promotion. Quantitative Marketing and Economics (2007).
  • Timothy Richards, Paul Patterson, Abebayehu Tegene. Obesity and Nutrient Consumption: A Rational Addiction?". Contemporary Economic Policy (2007).
  • Timothy Richards, Paul Patterson. Native American Obesity: an Economic Model of the "Thrifty Gene" Theory. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2006).
  • Richards, Timothy. Strategic Promotion. (2006).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. Farm Bill 2007: Policy Options and Consequences for the Fruit and Vegetable Industry: Food and Nutrition. (2006).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. Farm Bill and Produce Sector: Food and Nutrition Programs and Flex Acre Analysis. (2006).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. Farm Bill Flex Acre Provisions and Fresh Produce Production. (2006).
  • Timothy Richards, Paul Patterson, Ram Acharya. Price Behavior in a Dynamic Oligopsony: Washington Processing Potatoes--A Reply. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2005).
  • Timothy Richards, Paul Patterson, Ram Acharya, Nathalie Lavoie. Price Behavior in a Dynamic Oligopsony: Washington Processing Potatoes-a Comment/price Behavior in a Dynamic Oligopsony: Washington Processing Potatoes-a Reply. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy James (Author) ,Patterson, Paul M (Author) . The Economic Value of Spin Control: Food Safety and the Strawberry Case. The Economics of Commodity Promotion Programs: Lessons from California (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy. A Nested Logit Model of Price Promotion by Supermarket Retailers. (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy. Competition in Price and variety by Fresh Produce Retailers. (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy, Eaves, James, Manfredo, Mark. Bug Options: Managing Insect Risk in California Specialty Crops. (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy, Fournier, V, Manfredo, Mark, Eaves, J. Bug Options: Managing Multi-Period Pest Risk in California Specialty Crops. (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy, Hamilton, Stephen. Rivalry in Price and Variety by Supermarket Retailers. (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy, Manfredo, Mark. Hedging Yied with Weather Derivatives:A role for options. (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. A Dynamic Logit Model of Firm_level Price and Product Line Rivalry. (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. Understanding Fresh Produce Markets: What does the Future Hold?. (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul, Hamilton, Stephen. Fast Food,Addiction and Obesity: Have you had your Fix Today?. (2005).
  • Richards, Timothy. Enterprise Risk Management for Agricultural Cooperatives. (2004).
  • Richards, Timothy. Price and Product-Line Rivalry Among Supermarket Retailers. (2004).
  • Richards, Timothy, Fleege, T, Manfredo, Mark, Sanders, D. The Performance of Weather Derivatives in Managing Risks of Speciality Crops. (2004).
  • Richards, Timothy, Manfredo, Mark. Mergers and Acquisitions among Agricultural Cooperatives: Why and to What Effect?. (2004).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. An Empirical Analysis of Price Promotion by Multi-Product Retailers. (2004).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. Native American Obesity: A Test of The Thrifty Gene Theory. (2004).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. Obesity and Nutrient Consumption: A Rational Addiction?. (2004).
  • Timothy Richards, Mark Manfredo. Cooperative Mergers and Acquisitions: The Role of Capital Constraints. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2003).
  • Timothy Richards, Paul Patterson. Competition in Fresh Produce Markets: An Empirical Analysis of Marketing Channel Performance. U.S. Department of Agriculture (2003).
  • Richards, Timothy, Manfredo, Mark. Risk Management Strategies for Dairy Cooperatives. (2003).
  • Richards, Timothy, Manfredo, Mark, Sanders, D. Pricing Weather Derivatives for Agricultural Risk Management. (2003).
  • Richards, Timothy, McDermott, S, Manfredo, Mark. Agricultural Cooperatives and Risk Management : Impact on Financial Performance. (2003).
  • Richards, Timothy, McDermott, S, Manfredo, Mark. Risk Management Techniques for Agricultural Cooperatives. (2003).
  • Richards, Timothy, Padilla, Luis, Patterson, Paul. Market Performance of Sonoran Grapes: Causes and Consequences. (2003).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. A Bilateral Comparison of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption: United States and Canada. (2003).
  • Richards, Timothy, Patterson, Paul. Price Promotion by Multi-Product Retailers. (2003).

Research Activity

Courses

Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 481Strategic Pricing in Food Mkts
AGB 790Reading and Conference
AGB 792Research
AGB 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 703ADV AGB III: ADV Empirical Mo
AGB 790Reading and Conference
AGB 792Research
AGB 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 481Microecon Analysis of Food Mkt
AGB 790Reading and Conference
AGB 791Seminar
AGB 792Research
AGB 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 481Microecon Analysis of Food Mkt
AGB 790Reading and Conference
AGB 792Research
AGB 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 434Agricultural Risk Mgmt & Ins
AGB 790Reading and Conference
AGB 792Research
AGB 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 792Research
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 481Microecon Analysis of Food Mkt
AGB 570Managerial Econ for Agribus
AGB 790Reading and Conference
AGB 792Research
AGB 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 701Advanced Agribusiness I
AGB 791Seminar
AGB 792Research
AGB 799Dissertation
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 792Research
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 481Microecon Analysis of Food Mkt
AGB 570Managerial Econ for Agribus
AGB 590Reading and Conference
AGB 592Research
AGB 595Continuing Registration
AGB 599Thesis
AGB 790Reading and Conference
AGB 792Research
AGB 799Dissertation
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 595Continuing Registration
AGB 599Thesis
AGB 701Advanced Agribusiness I
AGB 791Seminar
AGB 792Research
AGB 799Dissertation
Summer 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 792Research

Presentations

  • Timothy J. Richards, Stephen F. Hamilton and Geoff Pofahl. "Obesity and Hyperbolic Discounting: An Experimental Analysis.". 1st Annual EAAE / AAEA Conference, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany (Sep 2010).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Peter Ellsworth, Russ Tronstad and Steve Naranjo. "Market Based Instruments for the Optimal Control of Invasive Insect Species.". Paper Presented at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting (Jul 2010).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Geoffrey Pofahl. "Strategic Behavior and Cost Pass-Though by Supermarket Retailers.". Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting (Jul 2010).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Stephen F. Hamilton and Geoff Pofahl. "Obesity and Hyperbolic Discounting: An Experimental Analysis.". Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (Jul 2010).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Stephen F. Hamilton. "Rivalry in Price and Location by Differentiated Product Manufacturers.". INFORMS Marketing Science Conference, Cologne, Germany (Jun 2010).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Stephen F. Hamilton. "Network Externalities in Supermarket Retailing.". International Industrial Organization Society Conference, Vancouver, Canada (Apr 2010).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Peter Ellsworth, Russ Tronstad and Steve Naranjo. "Market Based Instruments for the Optimal Control of Invasive Insect Species.". PREISM Annual Workshop. Washington, DC. October, 2009 (Oct 2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards. "Competition in Price and Variety Among Supermarket Retailers.". Innovations in Consumer Research Conference, Technical University of Munich, Frie (Oct 2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards. "A Multiple Discrete / Continuous Model of Retail Price Promotions.". NEC 63 / FAMPS Conference. Banff, Alberta, Canada. September, 2009 (Sep 2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Geoff Pofahl. "Commodity Prices and Food Inflation.". Paper presented at Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI. Jul (Jul 2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Ram Acharya and Ignacio Molina. "Vertical and Horizontal market power in organic foods.". Paper presented at Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI. Jul (Jul 2009).
  • William Allender and Timothy J. Richards. "Sales and Brand Loyalty.". Paper presented at Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI. Jul (Jul 2009).
  • Stephen F. Hamilton, Kyle Stiegert and Timothy J. Richards. "Distributional Effects of Generic Advertising: An Empirical Study.". Paper presented at Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI. Jul (Jul 2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Miguel Gomez and Geoff Pofahl. "A Multiple Discrete / Continuous Model of Retail Price Promotions.". Paper presented at INFORMS Marketing Science Annual Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI. June, 2009 (Jun 2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Stephen F. Hamilton. "Network Externalities in Food Retailing.". Paper Presented at Oklahoma State University Seminar, March, 2009 (Mar 2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Stephen F. Hamilton. "Network Externalities in Food Retailing.". Paper Presented at Western Economics Association International Pacific Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, Februa (Feb 2009).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Luis Padilla. Promotion and Fast Food Demand. California Polytechnic State University Seminar Series (Nov 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Stephen F. Hamilton and Geoffrey Pofahl. Network Externalities in Supermarket Retailing. Cornell University Seminar Series (Oct 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Stephen F. Hamilton and Geoffrey Pofahl. Network Externalities in Supermarket Retailing. University of Wisconsin, Madison Seminar Series (Sep 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Stephen F. Hamilton and Geoffrey Pofahl. Network Externalities in Supermarket Retailing. University of Kiel (Germany) Seminar Series (Aug 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Peter Ellsworth, Steve Naranjo and Russ Tronstad. Market-Based Instruments for the Optimal Control of Invasive Insect Species: B. Tabaci in Arizona. ERS-PREISM Workshop (Aug 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Stephen F. Hamilton and Geoffrey Pofahl. Network Externalities in Supermarket Retailing. Western Economics Association International Annual Meeting (Jul 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Paul M. Patterson and Abe Tegene. Obesity and Nutrient Consumption: A Rational Addiction?. Western Economics Association International Annual Meeting (Jul 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Lisa Mancino. Fast Food Demand, Obesity, Physical Activity and Health. American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting (Jul 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards. Stephen F. Hamilton and Geoffrey Pofahl. Network Externalities in Supermarket Retailing. American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting (Jul 2008).
  • Geoffrey Pofahl and Timothy J. Richards. What is a Beverage Worth?. American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting (Jul 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Paul M. Patterson and Abe Tegene. Obesity and Nutrient Consumption: A Rational Addiction?. ERS / Farm Foundation Obesity Seminar, Berkeley, CA (Apr 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Ram Acharya and William Nganje. Public Goods, Hysteresis and Investment in Food Safey. EAAE Innovation in Food Networks Conference, Igls, Austria (Feb 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards and Luis Padill. Promotion and Fast Food Demand. North Dakota State University Seminar Series (Feb 2008).
  • Timothy J. Richards, Ram Acharya and William Nganje. Public Goods, Hysteresis and Investment in Food Safey. American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings (Feb 2008).
  • Richards, Timothy. Discrete Choice Model of Promotion Evaluation: US Potatoes. NEC 63 / IAMA Conference
  • Richards, Timothy. Hysteresis in Food Safety Investments. INFORMS Conference
  • Richards, Timothy. Promotion and Fast Food Demand. Consumer Market Demand Network Conference
  • Richards, Timothy. Spatial Competition in Private Labels. AAEA Conference
  • Richards, Timothy. Spatio-Temporal Model of Insect Growth, Dispersion and Derivative Pricing. PREISM Workshop

Service

  • Agricultural Economics, Editorial Board (2008 - Present)
  • European Review of Agricultural Economics, Editorial Board (2009 - 2012)
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Assn, Dissertation of the Year Committee Member (2010 - 2011)
  • European Review of Agricultural Economics, Article of the Year Committee Chair (2010 - 2011)
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Dissertation of the Year Committee Member (2009 - 2010)
  • Arizona State University Academic Council, Member (2009 - 2010)
  • Morrison School Curriculum Committee, Member (2009 - 2010)
  • Morrison School Personnel Committee, Chair (2009 - 2010)
  • Morrison School PhD Coordinator, Chair (2009 - 2010)
  • Western Agricultural Economics Association, MS Thesis Committee Chair (2009 - 2010)
  • Agricultural Economics, Member Editorial Board (2004 - 2010)
  • Arizona State University Graduate Committee, Member (2009 - 2009)
  • Arizona State University / Graduate Committee, Member (2008 - 2008)
  • NEC 63 Research Committee, Chair (2008 - 2008)
  • Arizona State University / University Personnel Committee, Member (2008 - 2008)

Work History

Arizona State University: 1994-present. Previous Appointments: University of Alberta, Red Deer College, University of Lethbridge.