W. I. Myers Professor of Agricultural Finance
Areas of Expertise
- Agricultural Finance
- Applied Economics and Management
- Doctorate Purdue University, 1988
- Master of Science University of Guelph, 1985
- Bachelor of Science University of Guelph, 1983
Calum Turvey received his PhD from Purdue University in 1988 after which he joined the faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business at the University of Guelph, obtaining the rank of professor, until 2002. In 2002 he joined the faculty of the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics as professor and director of the Food Policy Institute and Chair from 2003-2005. In 2005 he joined the Department of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University as the W.I. Myers Professor of Agricultural Finance. He is the editor of Agricultural Finance Review and conducts research in the area of agricultural finance, risk management and agricultural policy.
Risk Management in Agriculture
Weather Risk Management
Development Finance (China, India, Kenya, Dominican Republic)
Agricultural and Agribusiness Finance
Risk and Risk Management
- Zhang, Y., Zhu, X., & Turvey, C. G. (2016). On the Impact of Agricultural Livestock Microinsurance on Death-Loss, Production and Vaccine Use: Observations from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in China. The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice. 41:225-243.
- Zhou, L., & Turvey, C. G. (2015). Climate Risk, Income Dynamics and Nutrition Intake in Rural China. China Agricultural Economic Review. 7:197-220.
- Sun, L., Turvey, C. G., & Jarrow, R. A. (2015). Designing Catastrophic Bonds for Catastrophic Risks in Agriculture: Macro Hedging Long and Short Rains in Kenya. Agricultural Finance Review. 75:47-62.
- Sun, L., Turvey, C. G., & Jarrow, R. A. (2015). Designing catastrophic bonds for catastrophic risks in agriculture: Macro hedging long and short rains in Kenya. Agricultural Finance Review. 75:47-62.
- Kong, R., Turvey, C. G., & Channa, H. (2015). Factors Affecting Farmer's Participation in China's Group Guarantee Lending Program. China Agricultural Economic Review. 7:45-64.
- Cao, J., Just, D. R., Wansink, B. J., & Turvey, C. G. (2015). Existing Food Habits and Recent Choices Lead to Disregard of Food Safety Announcements. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 63:491-511.
- Cao, Y., Just, D., Turvey, C. G., & Wansink, B. (2015). Funky Chicken: Temporary Quality Failures Influence Heavy Users the Least. Journal of Behavioral Health. 5:17-27.
- Bogan, V., Turvey, C. G., & Salazar, G. (2015). The Elasticity of Demand for Microcredit: Evidence from Latin America. Development Policy Review. 33:725-757.
- Shee, A., Turvey, C. G., & Woodard, J. (2015). A field study for assessing risk-contingent credit for Kenyan pastoralists and dairy farmers. Agricultural Finance Review. 75:330-348.
- Turvey, C. G., Bogan, V. L., & Yu, C. (2012). Small Businesses and Risk Contingent Credit. The Journal of Risk Finance. 13:491-506.
Presentations and Activities
- CAER/IFPRI conference. 2014. CAER/IFPRI. China.
- Financial Inclusion and Rural Financial Services in China. CAER/IFPRI conference. October 2013. CAER/IFPRI. Wuhan China.
- Financial Inclusion and Rural Financial Services in China. NC-1177 Annual Meeting. October 2013. NC-1177. Kansas City.
- A Risk Rationing Model. AAEA Annual Conference. August 2013. American Applied Economics Association. Washington DC.
- Measuring Financial Inclusion Through the Level of Rural Financial Services: A Case Study of Hubei Province, China. AAEA Annual Conference. August 2013. American Applied Economics Association. Washington DC.
- AEM 4060: Risk Simulation and Optimization
- AEM 4210: Futures, Options and Financial Derivatives
- AEM 6030: Risk Programming
- AEM 6050: Agricultural and Development Finance
- AEM 6061: Risk Simulation and Monte Carlo Methods
- AEM 6410: Commodity Futures and Options
Prof. Calum Turvey speaks about his latest projects and his passion for understanding agriculture in China.