James Rude

Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology
Email
james.rude@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-4890
Address
569 General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H1

Overview

About

Job/Research Area

Trade Policy, Agricultural Marketing, and Price Analysis


Research

Major Responsibilities/Research Interests

  • The economic impacts of multilateral and regional integration agreements;
  • The WTO Agreement on Agriculture and modeling the impacts of its liberalization;
  • and assessment of emerging issues in trade policy (including: state trading enterprises, direct producer support payments, liberalization of TRQs, and export credit guarantees).

Courses

AREC 200 - Current Economic Issues for Agriculture and Food

Applications of economic principles to problems and current issues relating to agriculture, food and the environment. Prerequisite: ECON 101 or consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021
AREC 473 - Food and Agricultural Policies

Economics of public policy for agriculture and food industries. Public choice principles and institutions. Farm and food policy in Canada and selected countries. Case studies on price and output policy; agricultural trade; food safety and quality; resource use and environmental sustainability; and/or rural change/restructuring. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 281, or ECON 365.

Fall Term 2020
AREC 502 - Advanced Price Analysis

Principles of consumer demand and producer supply analysis including theoretical and empirical approaches to the analysis of consumer and producer choice. Applications include food demand analysis (single equations and systems approaches), price expectations and producer supply decisions, market model simulation and policy evaluation, and economic welfare measurement. Corequisite: ECON 481.

Fall Term 2020
AREC 573 - Agricultural Economics Policy

Goals and instruments of agricultural policy, model constructions with decision and control criteria; national, regional, and provincial agricultural application. Prerequisite: consent of Instructor. AREC 313 and 502 recommended.

Fall Term 2020
AREC 673 - Food and Agricultural Policies

Economics of public policy for agriculture and food industries. Public choice principles and institutions. Farm and food policy in Canada and selected countries. Case studies on price and output policy; agricultural trade; food safety and quality; resource use and environmental sustainability; and/or rural change/restructuring. Not to be taken if credit received for AREC 473. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Fall Term 2020

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Publications

Agricultural Support Policy in Canada: What are the Environmental Consequences?
Author(s): Eagle A, J. Rude, and P. Boxall
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Environmental Reviews
Volume: 24
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 13-24

Extreme dependence in price transmission analysis
Author(s): Qiu F. and J. Rude
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Applied Economics

Explaining grain and oilseed price volatility: The role of export restrictions
Author(s): Rude J. and H. An
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Food Policy
Volume: 57
Page Numbers: 83–92

A generalized double-hurdle model of Swedish gambling expenditures
Author(s): Rude, J., Y. Surry and R. Kron
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Applied Economics
Volume: 46
Issue: 34
Page Numbers: 4151-4163

Canadian Hog Supply Response: A Provincial Level Analysis
Author(s): Rude, J. and Y. Surry
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics,
Volume: 62
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 149–169

Transfer Efficiency Analysis of Margin-Based Programs
Author(s): Rude, J. and A. Ker
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 61
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 509-529

Abstinence and the single desk: Canada -- US wheat trade relations in a post-CWB world
Author(s): Rude, J
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: The Etsey Journal of International Law and Trade Policy
Volume: 13
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 160-182

Market Power in Canadian Beef Packing
Author(s): Rude, J., Harrison, D. and Carlberg, J.
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics.
Volume: 59
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 321-336

Biases in Calculating Dumping Margins: The Case of Cyclical Products
Author(s): Rude J. and J.P. Gervais
Publication Date: 2009
Publication: Review of Agricultural Economics.
Volume: 31
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 122-142

Managing a Border Threat: BSE and COOL Impacts on the Canadian Cattle Industry
Author(s): Carlberg, J., D. Brewin, and J. Rude
Publication Date: 2009
Publication: Review of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 31
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 952-962

Is "NAFTA Plus" an OPTION in the North American Agrifood Sector?
Author(s): Meilke K., J. Rude and S. Zahniser
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: World Economy
Volume: 31
Issue: 7
Page Numbers: 925-946

Production Effects of the European Union's Single Farm Payment
Author(s): Rude J.
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics.
Volume: 56
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 457-471

Third Country Effects of Price Discrimination: The Case of the Canadian Wheat Board
Author(s): Rude J., D. Brewin, and M. White
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development
Volume: 4
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 177-196

An Analysis of a Rules-based Approach to Disciplining Export Credits in Agriculture
Author(s): Rude J. and J.P. Gervais
Publication Date: 2007
Publication: International Economic Journal
Volume: 21
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 441-463

Export Subsidies and Export Credits
Author(s): Rude, J
Publication Date: 2007
Publication: Handbook on International Trade Policy

"Integration to Fragmentation: Post-BSE Canadian Cattle Markets, Processing Capacity, and Cattle Prices
Author(s): Rude J. and J. Carlberg
Publication Date: 2007
Publication: Canadian Journal Agricultural Economics
Issue: 55
Page Numbers: 197-216

Kill or Shill: Processing Capacity and Cattle Prices with a Closed Border
Author(s): Rude, J. and J. Carlberg
Publication Date: 2007
Publication: Current Agricultural, Food & Resource Issues
Volume: 7
Page Numbers: 85-93

Tariff Rate Quota Liberalization: The Case of World Price Uncertainty and Supply Management
Author(s): Rude, J. and J-P Gervais
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: Canadian Journal Agricultural Economics
Issue: 54
Page Numbers: 29-51

This Little Piggy Went to Market with a Passport: The Impacts of U.S. Country of Origin Labelling on the Canadian Pork Sector
Author(s): Rude J., J. Iqbal, and D. Brewin
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: Canadian Journal Agricultural Economics
Volume: 54
Page Numbers: 401-420

Beyond Cancun : Can Brazil and Canada Find Common Causes in Shaping a New Institutional Architecture for Agricultural Trade?
Author(s): Yeung, M.T, J. Rude, I., Loppacher, L.J and Kerr, W.A.
Publication Date: 2005
Publication: Trade Negotiations in Agriculture: A Future Common Agenda for Brazil and Canada

Canada-Mexico Agrifood Trade Under NAFTA
Author(s): Carlberg, J. and J. Rude
Publication Date: 2005
Publication: Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios
Volume: 15
Page Numbers: 282-289

Canadian Agriculture and the Doha Development Agenda: The Challenges
Author(s): Rude J. and K.D. Meilke
Publication Date: 2005
Publication: The Estey Journal of International Law and Trade Policy
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 32-48

Developing Policy Relevant Agrifood Models
Author(s): Rude J. and K.D. Meilke
Publication Date: 2004
Publication: Journal of Agricultural & Applied Economics
Volume: 36
Page Numbers: 369-382

Some Unintended Consequences of TRQ liberalization
Author(s): Gervais J.P. and J. Rude
Publication Date: 2004
Publication: Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization.
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: Article 13
External Link: http://www.bepress.com/jafio/vol1/iss1/art13
European Union Grain Export Practices: Do They Constitute a State Trading Enterprise?
Author(s): Rude J. and M. Annand
Publication Date: 2003
Publication: The Estey Journal of International Law and Trade Policy
Volume: 3
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 190-202

Concentration and Market Power in Canadian Agribusiness
Author(s): Structural Change as a Source of Trade Disputes Under NAFTA
Publication Date: 2002
Publication: Proceedings of the Seventh Agricultural and Food Policy Systems Information Workshop

CUSTA: Good or Bad?
Author(s): Rude J.and A. Schmitz
Publication Date: 2002
Publication: Agricultural trade under CUSTA

Regional Versus Multilateral Trade Arrangements: which Way Should the Western Hemisphere Go on Trade?
Author(s): Huff K., and J. Rude
Publication Date: 2002
Publication: Agricultural Trade Policies in the New Millennium,

Two Unknowns and No Equations: Implications of the Doha Delaration for Canadian Agricultural Policy
Author(s): Rude J. and K. Meilke
Publication Date: 2002
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics.
Volume: 50
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 415-438

An Examination of Nearly Green Programs: Case Study for Canada
Author(s): Rude J
Publication Date: 2001
Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Issue: 82
Page Numbers: 755-761

Globalization and Agricultural Trade Policy
Author(s): Michelmann H., J. Rude, J. Stabler, and G. Storey
Publication Date: 2001

Multifunctionality: An Examination of the Issues and Remedies
Author(s): Rude J
Publication Date: 2001
Publication: Globalization and Agricultural Trade Policy

Under the Green Box: The WTO and Farm Subsidies
Author(s): Rude J
Publication Date: 2001
Publication: Journal of World Trade
Issue: 35
Page Numbers: 1015-1033

Implications of CAP Reform for the European Union's Feed Sector
Author(s): Rude J. and K. Meilke
Publication Date: 2000
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 48
Page Numbers: 411-420

Reform of Agricultural Export Credit Programs
Author(s): Rude J
Publication Date: 2000
Publication: The Estey Journal of International Law and Trade Policy
Volume: 1
Page Numbers: 66-82

Agriculture trade restrictiveness in Canada: How important are the cross effects?
Author(s): Surry Yves, James Rude
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Page Numbers: 1-16
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1111/cjag.12204
An Examination of Nearly Green Programs: Case Study for Canada
Author(s): James Rude
Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 82
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 755-761

Canadian Cattle Cycles and Market Shocks
Author(s): Edgar E. Twine, James Rude, Jim Unterschultz
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 64
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 119-146
External Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cjag.12066/abstract
Country of Origin Labeling and Structural Change in U.S. Imports of Canadian Cattle and Beef
Author(s): Edgar E. Twine, James Rude, Jim Unterschultz
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 64
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 545-563

Detecting COOL Impacts on United States–Canada Bilateral Hog and Pork Trade Flows
Author(s): Rude, J., M-H Felt, and E. Twine
Publication: Agribusiness
Volume: 32
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 272-288

Evaluating Alberta Cattle feeder’ Loan Guarantee Program
Author(s): Twine E., J. Rude and J. Unterschultz
Publication: Agricultural Finance Review
Volume: 76
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 190-210

Extreme dependence in price transmission analysis
Author(s): Qiu F , J Rude
Publication: Applied Economics
Volume: 48
Issue: 46
Page Numbers: 4379-4392

Price Volatility Spillovers in the Western Canadian Feed Barley, U.S. Corn, and Alberta Cattle Markets
Author(s): M. Zhen, J. Rude, F. Qiu
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 66
Issue: 209-229
External Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cjag.12146/abstract
Prospects for Second-Generation Ethanol in Canada: An Analysis of Economy-Wide Impacts
Author(s): H Campbell, J. Rude, M Luckert, F. Taheripour
Publication: Canadian Public Policy
Volume: 44
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 259-271

The Influence of Supply Management on Farmland Values in Ontario
Author(s): Richard J Vyn, James Rude
Publication: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy
Page Numbers: 1-22
External Link: DOI: 10.1093/aepp/ppz006
The Potential for Cross‐Compliance in Canadian Agricultural Policy: Linking Environmental Goals with Business Risk Management Programs
Author(s): Rude J, A Weersink
Publication: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 66
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 359-377

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Implications for the Canadian industrial dairy sector
Author(s): Rude J., H. An
Publication: Canadian Public Policy
Volume: 39
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 393-410

What's Next for NAFTA?
Author(s): Zahniser S., K. Meilke, J. Rude
Publication: Amber Waves
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 2