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Maria I Marshall

Agricultural Economics 

  • Professor of Ag Economics
765.494.4268
Krannert Room 617

Professor Maria Marshall conducts an applied research, teaching, and Extension program in small and family business management, food marketing, and entrepreneurship. Dr. Marshall received her M.A. from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and her Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Kansas State University.

 

Her research focuses on small business development and family business management. Her small and family business research is focused on areas such as the resource exchange between the household and the business, family business management, and marketing. She is particularly focused on the resource exchange between household and business when each system experiences a normative and non-normative shock.  Dr. Marshall’s outreach and teaching programs seek to increase economic development through entrepreneurship.

 

 

Awards & Honors

(2013) Honorable Mention, Best Paper in Family Business. United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

(2011) Seed for Success Award, Purdue University. Purdue University.

(2010) 2010 Partnership Award for Multistate Efforts with the National Food MarketMaker Project. USDA-NIFA.

(2010) Distinguished National Extension/Outreach Program Individual: Less Than 10 Years Experience Award. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

(2009) Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program Award: Group. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

(2008) Early Career Award. PUCESA.

(2008) Sustainable Agriculture Outreach Award. Hoosier Environmental Council.

(2007) Purdue Agriculture Dean's Team Award. College of Agriculture.

(2006) 2006 PUCESA Team Award. PUCESA.

(2006) Outstanding Ag Econ Extension Website InVenture. American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA).

Selected Publications

Josephson, A. L., & Marshall, M. I. (2016). The Demand for Post-Katrina Disaster Aid: SBA Disaster Loans and Small Businesses in Mississippi. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. doi:10.1111/1468-5973.12122

Marshall, M. I., Niehm, L. S., Sydnor, S. B., & Schrank, H. L. (2015). Predicting Small Business Demise after a Natural Disaster: An Analysis of Pre-Existing Conditions. Natural Hazards, 79, 331-354. doi:10.1007/s11069-015-1845-0

Marshall, M., & Schrank, H. (2014). Small Business Disaster Recovery-A Research Framework. Natural Hazards, 72(2), 597-616. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-013-1025-z

Croft, M., Marshall, M., & Weller, S. (2014). Consumers’ Preference for Quality in Three African Indigenous Vegetables in Western Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development, 3(5), 067-077.

Remble, A., Marshall, M., & Keeney, R. (2014). Household Saving Behavior and the Influence of Family-Owned Businesses. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 35(3), 411-422. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10834-013-9372-1

Marshall, M., & Flaig, A. (2014). Marriage, Children and Self-Employment: An Analysis of Self-Employed Women in the US. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 35(3), 313-322.

Josephson, A., & Marshall, M. (2014). The Effectiveness of Post-Katrina Disaster Aid: The Influence of SBA Loans on Small Businesses in Mississippi. The Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (I3R2) 20-22 May 2014, 141-145.

Veldstra, M., Alexander, C., & Marshall, M. (2014). To Certify or Not to Certify? Separating the Production and Certification Decisions. Food Policy, 49(2), 429-436.

Schrank, H., Marshall, M., Hall-Phillips, A., Wiatt, R., & Jones, N. (2013). Small Business Demise and Recovery after Katrina: Rate of Survival and Demise. Natural Hazards, 65(3), 2353-2374.

Lee, Y., & Marshall, M. (2013). Goal Orientation and Performance of Family Businesses. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 34(3), 265-274.