Christopher Wolf
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Christopher Wolf

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Professor
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

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517-353-3974

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Degrees:
Ph.D. University of California-Davis
B.S. University of Wisconsin

All Publications (View all Wolf’s publications on Google Scholar sorted by year)

Selected Publications

Polzin, L., C. Wolf, and J. Black. “Accelerated tax depreciation and farm investment: Evidence from Michigan.” Agricultural Finance Review 78( May 2018)364-375. 

Hennessy, D. and C. Wolf. “Asymmetric Information and Externalities in Animal Disease.” Journal of Agricultural Economics 69:(February 2018):226-242.

Ortega, D. and C. Wolf. “Demand for Farm Animal Welfare and Producer Implications: Results from a Field Experiment in Michigan.” Food Policy 74(January 2018):74-81.

Wolf, C. and G. Tonsor. “Cow Welfare  in the U.S. Dairy Industry: Willingness-to-Pay and Willingness-to-Supply.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 42(May 2017):164-179.

Wolf, C. “Using Institutional and Behavioral Economics to Examine the Animal Health System.” The Economics of Animal Health. OIE Scientific and Technical Review 36(April 2017): 67-74.

Novakovic, A. and C. Wolf. “Federal Interventions in Dairy Markets.”  Choices 31(December 2016).

Wolf, C. M. Stephenson, W. Knoblauch, and A. Novakovic. “Dairy Farm Financial Performance: Firm, Year, and Size Effects.” Agricultural Finance Review 76(2016):532-543.

Wolf, C., G. Tonsor, M. McKendree, D. Thomson and J. Swanson. “Public and farmer perceptions of dairy cattle welfare in the United States.” Journal of Dairy Science 99(July 2016):5892-5903.

Wolf, C., M. Bozic, M. Stephenson, and K. Behnke. “Where the Grass is Always Greener: Dairy Farmer Location Preferences.” Choices 30(May 2015):1-5.

Wolf, C., A. Novakovic, M. Stephenson, and W. Knoblauch. “Indicators of Dairy Farm Financial Condition as Policy Triggers.” Journal of Agribusiness 32(Fall 2014)127-143.

Wolf, C. and N. Olynk Widmar. “Dairy Farmer Adoption of Forward-Pricing Methods.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 46(November 2014):527-541.

Wolf, C. and G. Tonsor. “Dairy Farmer Policy Preferences.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 38(August 2013):220-234.

Wolf, C. and G. Tonsor. “Dairy Farmer Policy Preferences.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 38(August 2013):220-234.

Binkley, D., S. Harsh, C. Wolf, D. Kirk, and S. Safferman. “Electricity Purchase Agreementsand Distributed Energy Policies for Anaerobic Digesters.” Energy Policy 53(February 2013):341-352.

Olynk, N., C. Wolf, and G. Tonsor. Production Technology Option Value: The Case of rbST in Michigan.” Agricultural Economics 43(November 2012 Supplement S1):1-9.

Wolf, C. “Dairy Farmer Use of Price Risk Management Tools.” Journal of Dairy Science 95(July 2012):4176-4183.

Tonsor, G. and C. Wolf. “The Effect of Video Information on Consumers: The Case of Milk Production Attributes.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 94(2012):503-508 doi:10.1093/ajae/aar078.

Wolf, C., G. Tonsor, and N. Olynk. “Understanding US Consumer Demand for Milk        Production Attributes.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 36(August    2011):326-342.

Wolf, C., F. Lupi, and S. Harsh. “Farmer Demand for Financial Record-Keeping System Attributes.” Agricultural Finance Review 71(2011):259-276.

Tonsor, G. and C. Wolf. “On Mandatory Labeling of Animal Welfare Attributes.” Food Policy 36(June 2011):430-437.

Olynk, N., and C. Wolf. “Aligning Incentives for Contract Dairy Heifer Raising.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 35(December 2010):489-502.

Wolf, C. “Understanding the Milk-to-Feed Price Ratio as a Proxy for Dairy Farm Profitability.” Journal of Dairy Science 93(October 2010):4942-4948.

Tonsor, G., C. Wolf, and  N. Olynk. “Consumer Voting and Demand Behavior Regarding Swine Gestation Crates.” Food Policy 34(December 2009):492-498.

Tonsor, G., N. Olynk, and C. Wolf. “Consumer Preferences for Animal Welfare Attributes: The Case of Gestation Crates.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 41(December 2009):713-730.

Wolf, C., J.R. Black and J. Hadrich. “Upper Midwest Dairy Farm Revenue Variation and Insurance Implications.” Agricultural Finance Review 69(Fall 2009):346-358.

Gramig, B., R. Horan and C. Wolf. “Livestock Disease Indemnity Design When Moral Hazard is Followed by Adverse Selection.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 91(August 2009):627-641.