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Bruce Lawrence Dixon

Bruce Lawrence Dixon


Director Experiment Station

(AEAB)-Agricultural Economics and Agri business

Phone: 479-575-4408

Fax: (479) 575-5306

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Bruce Dixon specializes in applied econometrics, agricultural finance and economics of climate change.  He began his academic career at the University of Illinois at Urbana –Champaign and moved to the University of Arkansas in 1984 where he has been a professor since 1986.  He won the 1976 AAEA award for best doctoral thesis and supervised a student winning the same award in 1982.  He has obtained grants from the National Research Initiative, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  He has been a visiting associate professor at Purdue University and a Visiting Scholar at the Economic Growth Center at Yale University in 1996.  He has served as an associate editor for the North Central Journal of Agricultural Economics, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.  Dr. Dixon has published on a wide variety of topics with over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as articles in station bulletins and a variety of non-refereed outlets.  His teaching has covered undergraduate courses including macroeconomics, price analysis and introductory statistics.  At the graduate level he has taught econometrics, mathematical programming, microeconomic theory and quantitative methods.  He has acted as a reviewer for a number of academic journals and for grant applications to funding agencies.

Dr. Dixon has a joint (courtesy) appointment with the Department of Economics in the Sam Walton College of Business Administration.

AGEC 2103 Principles of Agricultural Macroeconomics 
AGEC 2403 Quantitative Methods
AGEC 4113 Agricultural Price Analysis and Forecasting 
AGEC 5613 Econometrics I 
ECON 6623 Econometrics II
AGEC 520V International Economics