Sandeep Mohapatra, PhD

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
sandeep.mohapatra@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0823
Address
549 General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
EdmontonAB
T6G 2H1

Overview

About

PhD, University of California, Davis


Research

Applied Econometrics, Development Economics, Agricultural economics

My research interests are in the economics of gender and intra-household decision making; Economic growth and the environment; and Agricultural contracts. These interests have led me to work in both developed and developing economy contexts.

Awards

Co-Supervisor: 

  • AAEA Outstanding Master's Thesis Award 2017
  • CAES Outstanding Master's Thesis Award 2017
  • CAES Outstanding Master's Thesis Award 2020
  • Departmental Nominee for AAEA Outstanding Master's Thesis Award 2020 

Faculty Teaching Award 2019

NACTA teaching award 2010.

Teacher of the year 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017


Selected Working Papers/In Progress

Intimate Partner Violence During Crises


´╗┐Student Advisees (sole and joint)

Wijaya Dassanayake (Ph. D. South Africa)*; Wes Lu (MSc. Canada)*; Ashley Sarauer (MSc. Canada)*; Maria Montenegro (MSc. Peru)*; Monica Shandal (MSc. India)*; Lukas Matejovsky* (MSc. Canada); Joseph Florent Feulefac (MSc. Uganda)*; Evan Miller-Tate (MSc. India)*; Patrick Ndlovu* (M. Sc. South Africa); Godwin Zigwah (MSc. Tanzania)*; Victoria Zeppa (MSc. Indonesia)*; Huiting H (MSc. Canada); Kwanele Ngwenya (MSc. Africa)*; Albert Boitey (Ph.D. Canada); John Pattison (Ph D. India)*; Admasu Maruta (MSc. Canada)*; Chorieva N. (MSc. Tanzania); Parker J. L. (MSc. U.S); Bahati I. (MSc Tanzania); Begum T. (MSc Tanzania)

*Graduated


Teaching

Econometrics (Undergraduate).

Applied Econometrics (Graduate) until 2019. 

Economic Development (Graduate)

Food and Commodity Prices (Undergraduate, 2020 onward).



Announcements



Courses

AREC 313 - Statistical Analysis

Analysis of economic data relating to renewable resource sectors including agriculture, food, forestry, and the environment; collection of data, sampling methods, tests of hypotheses, index numbers, analysis of variance, regression, and correlation; time series analysis. Prerequisite: Introductory statistics course.

Fall Term 2022 Fall Term 2022

AREC 384 - Food Market Analysis

Applications of price and market theories to marketing problems and issues for food and agricultural products. Topics include: market structures and marketing functions; price analysis; futures markets; economics of food safety and quality; and international food marketing. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, or ECON 281.

Fall Term 2022 Fall Term 2022

AREC 575 - Agriculture in Developing Countries

Role of agriculture in the economic growth of developing countries; use of economic theory, simulations and contemporary econometric methods to understand the forces that shape the welfare of households and individuals in poor agrarian communities. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Winter Term 2023

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Publications

Pareto Efficiency in Intrahousehold Allocations: Evidence from Indian Rice Farming

Author(s): Sandeep Mohapatra (with M. Shandal and P. Veetil)
Publication Date: 12/29/2021
Publication: Oxford Development Studies
Volume: Forthcoming
External Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=editorialBoard&journalCode=cods20

Intrahousehold Frictions and Household Poverty Traps in Rural India

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with Marcoul P and J Pattison))
Publication Date: 12/26/2021
Publication: Economics of Transition
Volume: Forthcoming

A New Approach for Detecting Multiple-Equilibria Poverty Traps

Author(s): Sandeep Mohapatra
Publication Date: 12/25/2021
Publication: Journal of International Development.
External Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/jid.3563

Gender Differentiated Economic Responses to Crises in Developing Countries: Insights for COVID-19 Recovery Policies

Author(s): Sandeep Mohapatra
Publication Date: 5/5/2021
Publication: Review Of Economics Of the Household
External Link: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s11150-020-09512-z.pdf

An updated look at petroleum well leaks, ineffective policies and the social cost of methane in Canada

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with Schiffner, D., Kecinski, M)
Publication Date: 4/4/2021
Publication: Climatic change

What Influence do Empowered Women Have? Land and Women's Power in Peru.

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with M. Montenegro, B. Swallow)
Publication Date: 12/30/2019
Publication: Review of Economics of the Household
External Link: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s11150-019-09461-2.pdf

Processing technologies for undervalued grains in rural India: On target ?

Author(s): S.Mohapatra (with E. Miller-Tait, , M. Luckert, B. Swallow)
Publication Date: 12/25/2019
Publication: Food Security

Spatial heterogeneity and carbon offset in beef

Author(s): A. Boaitey, E. Goddard. S. Mohapatra
Publication Date: 4/4/2019
Publication: Food Policy

Income Effects on Intra‐Household Time Allocation: Regression Discontinuity Evidence

Author(s): Sandeep Mohapatra (with Patrick Ndlovu, Marty Luckert)
Publication Date: 12/31/2018
Publication: Journal of International Development

Removing the 'Veil of Ignorance': Nonlinearities in Human Capital Effects on Gender Inequality

Author(s): Sandeep Mohapatra (with B. Wichmann, P. Marcoul)
Publication Date: 2018
Publication: Contemporary Economic Policy

Rural South African Households' Response to Climate Change

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with Dassanayake, W., V. Adamowicz, M. Luckert).
Publication Date: 2018
Publication: Environment and Development Economics

Intra-household bargaining over household technology adoption

Author(s): Sandeep Mohapatra (with Leo Simon)
Publication Date: 12/31/2017
Publication: Review of Economics of the Household
External Link: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s11150-015-9318-5.pdf

Dynamic technique and scale effects of economic growth on the environment

Author(s): Sandeep Mohapatra (with W. Adamowicz, P. Boxall)
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Energy Economics
External Link: https://reader.elsevier.com/reader/sd/pii/S0140988316301293?token=5D1201967A9C46C05970F429155A7C806D14BD0D5E072508B864BB692906A8514663CC35E9D14DEF2DAB2B9C01CEB104&originRegion=us-east-1&originCreation=20210507153622

Heterogeneity of Household Structures and Income:Evidence from Zimbabwe and South Africa

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with W. Dassanayake & M. Luckert)
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Journal of Policy Modeling

Entrepreneurship Dynamics in Canada

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with L. Matejovsky and B. Steiner)
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Growth and Change

Educational returns beyond the mean: Differences along wage distributions of men and women in India's formal labor market

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with M. Luckert)
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Intnl. Jrnl. of Educ. Development

Impact of community-based HIV/AIDS treatment on Household Incomes in Uganda

Author(s): (with feulefack, luckert, Cash, Alibhai, and Kipp; Seniority of authorship shared between Mohapatra, Feulfack and Luckert)
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: PLOS ONE

The case of orange juice trade: inventories and antidumping

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with C. Carter)
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Empirical Economics

Uncertain educational returns in a developing economy

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with M. Luckert)
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Intnl. Jrnl. of Educ. Development

Can a Grower Education Program be a Substitute for a Regulation that Bans Pesticides? Evidence from a Panel Selection Model

Author(s): Klonsky, K., Goodhue, R. and S. Mohapatra (authors listed alphabetically)
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 92
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 956-971
External Link: https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/40931059.pdf?refreqid=excelsior%3Abe55cbf9dcb15cd722411abb3e49b884

Interactions between Incentive Instruments: Contracts and Quality in Processing Tomatoes

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with R. Goodhue and G. Rausser)
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 92
Page Numbers: 1283-1293
External Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1093/ajae/aaq061

Effects of Forward Sales in Spot Markets: Pre-Commitment Sales and Prices for Fresh Strawberries

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with R. Goodhue, C. Carter, and J. Chalfant)
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 92
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 152-163
External Link: https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/40647973.pdf?refreqid=excelsior%3A5f4c7d6fe52b79a07c7d6674f93dfca9

Regulation of local governments and enterprise formation in rural China

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with J. Zhang, S. Boucher and S. Rozelle)
Publication Date: 2009
Publication: Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2009.
Volume: 7
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 321-339

Excess Demand and Price Formation during a Walrasian Auction

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with E. James and M. Melvin)
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Journal of Empirical Finance
Volume: 15
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 533-548

Incentive Complementarity in China’s Firms

Author(s): S.Mohapatra (with R. Goodhue and S. Rozelle)
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Review of Industrial Organization
Volume: 33
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 63-79

How Reliable Are Hog Futures as Forecasts?

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with C. Carter)
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 90
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 367-378
External Link: https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/30139590.pdf?refreqid=excelsior%3Aa34ceba79f77163a76aba0d2439406f4

Development or Distress? The Rise of Self-Employment in Rural China

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with S. Rozelle and R. Goodhue)
Publication Date: 2007
Publication: World Development
Volume: 35
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 163–181

Climbing the Development Ladder. Economic Development and the Evolution of Occupations in China

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with S. Rozelle and J. Huang)
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: Journal of Development Studies
Volume: 42
Issue: 6

The Dynamic Effects of U.S. Food Aid

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with C. Barrett and D. Snyder)
Publication Date: 1999
Publication: Economic Inquiry
Volume: 37
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 647-656

Does Food Aid Really Discourage Food Production

Author(s): S. Mohapatra (with C. Barrett, D. Snyder and B. Biswas)
Publication Date: 1999
Publication: Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume: 54
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 212-220