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James K Binkley

Professor Binkley has worked on a wide range of issues, most relating to commodity and food markets. His recent research has focused on the retail sector, food away from home, and consumer demand for nutrition. He has published in a variety of journals, ranging from the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics to the Journal of the American Statistical Association and the International Journal of Obesity . In 1994 he and graduate student Martin Benirschka won the American Journal of Agricultural Economics best article award for their paper "Optimal Storage and Marketing Over Space and Time."


Selected Publications

Wetzstein, B., Foster, K. A., Florax, R., & Binkley, J. K. (in press). Transportation Costs: Mississippi Barge Rates. Journal of Commodity Markets.

Golub, A. (2010). consumer demand for nutrition versus taste in four major food categories. agricultural economics, 34(4), 103-110.

Low income and poor health behavior: the example of cigarettes. (2010). american journal of agricultural economics, 65(3), 689-699.

Binkley, J. (2006). The Effect of Demographic, Economic, and Nutrition Factors on the Frequency.

Marshall, M. I., & Binkley, J. K. (2019). Response to Economic Shock: Impacts of Recession on Rural-Urban Suicides in the United States. Journal of Rural Health, 35(2), 253-261. doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/jrh.12334

Binkley, J. (2006). The Effect of Demographic, Economic, and Nutrition Factors on the Frequency of Dining Out. Journal of Consumer Affairs.

Binkley, J. (2005). A comparison of the nutritional effects of fast food and table service restaurants.

Binkley, J. (2005). Consumer choice of breakfast cereals: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Binkley, J. (2005). Whole Grain and Low Fat: Household Choice of Bread, Milk and Breakfast Cereal.

Binkley, J. K., & Golub, A. A. (2011). Consumer demand for nutrition versus taste in four major food categories. Agricultural Economics, 42(1), 65-74. doi:10.1111/j.1574-0862.2010.00471.x

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