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Mary K. Knudson

Mary K. Knudson Economics

Adjunct Assistant Professor

319-335-1907
mary-knudson@uiowa.edu
W359  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1988
  • MS in Plant Breeding-Plant Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983
  • BS in Agronomy, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1981

      Selected Publications

      • Impact of Intellectual Property Rights on Geneti Diversity: A Case Study of U.S. Wheat, Mary K. Knudson, C. Pray, Contemporary Policy Issues, vol XII, 1994
      • Incorporating Technological Change in Difusion Models, Mary K. Knudson, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol 73, 1991, 724-33
      • Public Regulation o Agricultural Biotecnology Field Tests: Economic Implications of Alternative Approaches, Mary K. Knudson, B. A. Larson, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol 73, 1991, 1074-82
      • Whose Price Wins: Institutional and Technical Change in Agriculture, Mary K. Knudson, B. A. Larson, Land Economics, vol 67, 1991, 213-24
      • Examination of Winter Wheat Yiueld REsponse to Seed Sourse, Mary K. Knudson, L. T. Hansen, Journal of Production Agriculture, 1990, 551-557
      • The Role of the Public Sector in Applied Breading R&D: The Case of Wheat in the US, Mary K. Knudson, Food Policy, 1990, 209-217
      • A Frameword for Examining Technical Change, Mary K. Knudson, B. A. Larson, Agricultural Economics Research, vol 41, 1989
      • The R&D of a Biological Innovation: The Case of Hybrid Wheat, Mary K. Knudson, V. W. Ruttan, Food Research Institute Studies, vol XXI, 1988, 45-67

                Current & Prior Positions

                • Visiting Adjunct Assistant Professor, Business Administration and Economics, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, September 2001 - Present
                • Research Scientist, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, 1998 - 1999
                • Research Scientist, Department of Agricultural Economics, Rutgers University, 1996 - 1997
                • Assistant Research Scientist, School of Public Health, Department of Population & International Health, University of Michigan, 1993 - 1995
                • Adjunct Lecturer, School of Public Health, Department of Population & International Health, University of Michigan, September 1992 - April 1993
                • Visiting Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Policy Studies, University of Michigan, August 1990 - August 1992
                • Agricultural Economist, Resources and Technology Division, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, May 1988 - August 1990
                • Instructor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, 1988 - 1988