Female farmers in the United States: Research needs and policy questions

By Claudia Schmidt, Stephan J.Goetz, and Zheng Tian. Published in Food Policy, February 2020.

Religiosity and Regional Resilience to Recession

By Raphael E. Cuomo, Daniel B. Davis, Stephan J. Goetz, Josh D. Shapiro, Mary L. Walshok. Published in Risk, Hazards, & Crisis in Public Policy, 23 March 2020.

If You Build Them… Will it Matter? Food Stores' Presence and Perceived Barriers to Purchasing Healthy Foods in the Northeastern U.S.

By Lauren Chenarides, Alessandro Bonanno, Anne Palmer. Published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, October 2020.

Problem of Low 2020 Census Participation Will Vary with Sociodemographic Factors and Distance from Metro Areas

By Zheng Tian, Stephan J. Goetz, and Charlie French. Published in Choices, 2019, Quarter 4.

Americans' Food Spending Patterns Explain Devastating Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns on Agriculture

By Stephan J. Goetz, Claudia Schmidt, Lisa Chase, and Jane Kolodinsky. Published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, May 2020.

Google Searches Reveal Changing Consumer Food Sourcing in the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Claudia Schmidt, Stephan J. Goetz, Sarah J. Rocker, Zheng Tian. Published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, May 2020.

Small and Minority Farmers' Knowledge and Resource Sharing Networks, and Farm Sales: Findings from Communities in Tennessee, Maryland, and Delaware

By Aditya R. Khanal, Fisseha Tegegne, Stephan J. Goetz, Lan Li, Yicheol Han, Stephan Tubene, and Andy Wetherill. Published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, April 2020.

Latent Innovation in Local Economies

By Stephan J. Goetz and Yicheol Han. Published in Research Policy, March 2020.

Explaining the spatial variation in American life expectancy

By Elizabeth A. Dobis, Heather M. Stephens, Mark Skidmore, and Stephan J. Goetz. Published in Social Science and Medicine, Volume 246, February 2020.

Advances in the Economic Analysis of Food System Drivers and Effects

A collection of papers published in a special issue of Agricultural and Resource Economics Review (Volume 48 - Special Issue 3 - December 2019). These papers were originally presented at a pre-conference workshop organized by the Northeast Center that took place in conjunction with the 2018 Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association conference.

The Role of Craft Breweries in Expanding (Local) Hop Production

By Elizabeth A. Dobis, Neil Reid, Claudia Schmidt, and Stephan J. Goetz. Published in the Journal of Wine Economics, November 2019.

Measuring Industry Co-Location across County Borders

By Zheng Tian, Paul D. Gottlieb, and Stephan J. Goetz. Published in Spatial Economic Analysis, October 21, 2019.

The Intergenerational Persistence of Self-Employment across China’s Planned Economy Era

By Minghao Li and Stephan J. Goetz. Published in the Journal of Labor Economics, October 2019.

Measuring network rewiring over time

by Yicheol Han Stephan J. Goetz. Published in PLOS ONE, July 24, 2019

Firm and Regional Economic Outcomes Associated with a New, Broad Measure of Business Innovation

By Brian E. Whitacre, Devon Meadowcroft, and Roberto Gallardo. Published in Entrepreneurship & Regional Development,

Excess Competition among Food Hubs


By Rebecca Cleary, Stephan J. Goetz, Dawn Thilmany McFadden, and Houtian Ge. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 44(1):141–163. (Links to PDF.)

Financial Impact of Penn State Extension’s Know Your Numbers Dairy Program

By Aaron Berger, Timothy W. Kelsey, Stephan J. Goetz, Robert C. Goodling, Jr., and Virginia A. Ishler. Published in Journal of Extension, 2019.

Predicting US county economic resilience from industry input-output accounts

By Yicheol Han and Stephan J. Goetz. Published in Applied Economics October 30, 2018. DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2018.1539806

Explaining the 2016 Vote for President Trump across U.S. Counties

By Stephan J. Goetz, Meri Davlasheridze, Yicheol Han, and David A. Fleming-Muñoz. Published online in Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy, October 10, 2018.

The Effect of Mental Health on U.S. County Economic Growth

By Meri Davlasheridze, Stephan Goetz, Yicheol Han. Published in Review of Regional Studies, Vol 48 No 2 (2018).

Intergenerational mobility of low‐income youth in metropolitan and non‐metropolitan America: A spatial analysis

By Bruce Weber, J. Matthew Fannin, Kathleen Miller, and Stephan Goetz. Published in Regional Science Policy and Practice, June 20, 2018.

Modelling testing mechanism for mitigating genetically modified wheat contamination risks

By Houtian Ge, Stephan Goetz, Miguel Gómez, Richard Gray & James Nolan. Published in the International Journal of Production Research, May 10, 2018.

Outcomes and Economic Benefits of Penn State Extension’s Dining With Diabetes Program

By Debra Griffie, Lynn James, Stephan Goetz, Brandon Balotti, Yau-Huo Shr, Marilyn Corbin, Timothy W. Kelsey. Published in Preventing Chronic Disease, May 3, 2018.

Where do entrepreneurs get information? An analysis of twitter-following patterns

By Yasuyuki Motoyama, Stephan Goetz, and Yicheol Han. Published in Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, March 15 2018.

Optimal locations of fresh produce aggregation facilities in the United States with scale economies

By Houtian Ge, Stephan Goetz, Patrick Canning, and Agnes Perez. Published in International Journal of Production Economics, March 2018.

The Economic Status of Rural America in the President Trump Era and beyond

By Stephan J. Goetz, Mark D. Partridge, and Heather M. Stephens. Published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, February 16, 2018.

Human Capital and Intergenerational Mobility in U.S. Counties

By Minghao Li, Stephan J. Goetz, Bruce Weber. Published in Economic Development Quarterly, February 16, 2018.

Farm business financial performance in local foods value chains

By Mary Clare Ahearn, Kathleen Liang, Stephan Goetz. Published in Agricultural Finance Review, February 6, 2018.

Store profitability and public policies to improve food access in non-metro U.S. counties

By Rebecca Cleary, Alessandro Bonanno, Lauren Chenarides, and Stephan J. Goetz. Published in Food Policy, February 2018.

Health Insurance and National Farm Policy

By Shoshanah Inwood, Alana Knudson, Florence A. Becot, Bonnie Braun, Stephan J. Goetz, Jane M. Kolodinsky, Scott Loveridge, Katlyn Morris, Jason Parker, Bob Parsons, Rachel Welborn , and Don E. Albrecht. Published in Choices Magazine, January-March 2018.