Osei Yeboah

Dr. Anthony Yeboah

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Office: A-25 C.H. Moore
Phone: (336) 285-4727
Fax: (336) 334-7658
email: oyeboah@ncat.edu

EDUCATION:

  • 1987, BS Agriculture, KNUST, Ghana
  • 1993, MS Production Economics, NCATSU
  • 1998, PhD University of Nebraska-Lincoln

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Environmental economics and nonmarket valuation; international trade economics and international agribusiness marketing; international agricultural trade; agricultural marketing and cooperatives; applied econometrics; and general equilibrium modeling and policy

RESEARCH DESCRIPTION / CURRENT RESEARCH:

  • Trade policy: Welfare impacts of mandatory country of origin labeling (MCOOL).
  • Impacts of free trade agreements- NAFTA, Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP).
  • International trade of GMO crops
  • Trade and environment
  • Peanut value chain in Ghana
  • Economic valuation of naturally occurring wetlands
  • Productivity and technical efficiency
  • Small scale agricultural production risk analysis

COURSES TAUGHT:

  • ABM 838 – International Trade Theory& Policy
  • ABM 832 –Environmental Economics & Policy
  • ABM 834- Agricultural Marketing & Interregional Trade
  • AGRI 800 – Sustainable Agriculture
  • ABM 450 - Cooperatives
  • ABM 840- Production Economics

PUBLICATIONS:

Book chapters
  • Yeboah, Osei, Terrence Thomas, Timothy Foster and Edward Fosu:  Pollution, Environmental Justice, and the North Carolina Pork Industry, Pages 127-138 Proceedings of the 2007 National Conference on Environmental Science and Technology;  Springer Publications.
  • Supalla, R., Osei Yeboah, Bettina Klaus, John C. Allen, Denis E. Jelinski, Victor B. Serveiss and Randall J.F. Bruins. 2005.  Seeking Solutions for Interstate Conflict over Water and Endangered Species: Platte River Watershed.  Chapter 12; pg. 291-340.  In Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment. Applications to Watershed Management Edited by Randall J.F. Bruins and Matthew T. Heberling.
  • Yeboah, Osei. 2004 Market and Urbanization on Land Use Change In Research Perspectives on the International Competitiveness of American Agriculture MRF Project S-1016 Impacts of Trade and Domestic Policies on the Competitiveness of Southern Agriculture, Pg. 3-10.
REFEREED PUBLICATIONS
  • Issah Sugri, Osei-Agyeman Yeboah, John K. Bidzakin, Cephas Naanwaab, Stephen K. Nutsugah and James M. Kombiok (2014). Participatory On-farm Evaluation of Some Storage Methods and Grain Protectants on Quality Characteristics of Maize (Zea mays L.).  American Journal of Experimental Agriculture 4(11): 1268-1279.
  • Cephas Naanwaab, Osei-Agyeman Yeboah, Foster Ofori Kyei, Alexander Sulakvelidze & Ipek Goktepe (2014): Evaluation of consumers’ perception and willingness to pay for bacteriophage treated fresh produce, Bacteriophage, DOI: 10.4161/21597081.2014.979662.
  • Yeboah, O. A., Shaik, S., Agyekum, A. F. & Melikpor-Lee, J. (2014). Energy Substitution in U.S. Electricity Generation, Journal of Business and Economics, Volume 5, No. 10. Pp Academic Star Publishing Company. ISSN 2155-7950.
  • Naanwaab, Cephas and Osei Yeboah, “Determinants of Productivity in Africa: The Role of Economic Freedom; Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics, vol.6 (32), April 2013.
  • Yeboah, A., Naanwaab, C., Yeboah, O. A., Owens J., & Bynum J. (2013). Economic Feasibility of Sustainable High Oilseed-Based Biofuel Production: The Case for Biodiesel in North Carolina. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Volume 16, Issue.
  • Naanwaab, Cephas and Osei Yeboah, “Demand for Fresh Vegetables in the United States: 1970-2010,” Economics Research International; September 2012.
  • Yeboah, Osei-Agyeman, Victor Ofori-Boadu, and Henry Thompson (2012); “U.S. Pork and China Trade in Specific Factors Model.” Agricultural Economic Review Vol.13, No. 2
  • Yeboah, Osei, Albert Allen, Cihat Gunden and Akua Akuffo, “Efficiency Measure in Nitrogen Management under U.S. Trade-Induced Corn Production,” Southwestern Journal of Economics; September 2012 Vol. XI, No III.
  • Yeboah, Osei and Saleem Shaik, “Evaluating the Causes of Rising Food Prices in Low and Middle Income Countries; Journal of Agriculture and Applied Economics; August 2012 Issue.
  • Williamson, N. and Joy Bhadury, Kathryn Dobie, Victor Ofori-Boadu, Samuel Troy and Yeboah, Osei. Business Education for Wineries:  A Resource-Based Analysis: International Journal of Wine Business Research; Vol. 24; No. 2012; Pg. 19-32.
  • Williamson, N. and Joy Bhadury, Kathryn Dobie, Victor Ofori-Boadu, Samuel Troy and Yeboah, Osei (2012). An Assessment of the Operating Characteristics of Farm Wineries, and Managerial Perspectives of Farm Winery Owners Who Use Distributors. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 18:1, 34-49.
  • Gunden, C, Thomas, T, Miran, B.. and Yeboah, O. (2011): Environmental Implications of Economic Efficiency in Cotton Production: A Case Study from Turkey; Journal of Environmental Monitoring & Restoration, 7, Pg. 42-49.
  • Yeboah, Osei, Saleem Shaik, Shawn Wozniak, and Albert Allen "Does WTO Increase Trade? The Case of U.S. of Cocoa Imports from Predominantly WTO-Member Producing Countries; (2011)" Journal of Food Distribution Research 42(2) Pg. 78-88.
  • Yeboah, F., Abolghasem Shahbazi, Osei A. Yeboah, and Harmohinda Singh:  Application of Real Option Analysis in Biodiesel Production: Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Energy Technology Conference, New Orleans, La; May 17-19, 2011.
  • Boadu, Victor, Osei-Agyeman Yeboah, Joy Bhadury, Kathryn Dobie, Samuel Troy, Nicholas. C. Williamson. The Emergent Vinifera Wine Industry in North Carolina:  A Descriptive Overview. Local Economy; (2011) 26(3) 182-196.
  • Yeboah, Osei, Henry Thompson and Victor Ofori-Boadu The impact of a BSE Outbreak in specific factors model International Journal of Applied Economics (2010), Pg. 47-57.
  • Malik, M., Henry Thompson, and Osei Yeboah, A specific factor model of FTAA and North Carolina textile and  Apparel, 2009 InternationalEconomic Journal, Pg. 130-143.
  • Gayle, G., Muchha R. Reddy, Osei-Agyeman Yeboah, Victor Ofori-Boadu, Manuel Reyes, Kurt O. Taylor, and Maurice Washington. Using High Tunnels to Modify Environmental Conditions to Extend the Growing Season of Vegetable Crops; Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Restoration (6) 147-152, 2009.
  • Malik, M., Henry Thompson, and Osei Yeboah Alabama Forest Products and the Potential Impacts of FTAA Price Changes, with Mostafa Malki and Osei Yeboah, Journal of Economic Integration (2009) 130-43.
  • Yeboah, Osei., Shaik, S., and Allen, A. (2009) Exchange Rates Impacts on Agricultural Inputs Prices using VAR. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 41, 2:511-520.
  • Allen, A. J., Myles, A. E., Shaik, S.; and Yeboah, O. (2010).Safety of Food Imports Entering the United States: A Cross-Country and Violation Analysis In “Facing Global Crises: local Solutions to Energy, Food and Persistent Poverty”., Edited by Nii  O.Tackie, Robert Zabawa, Ntam Baharanyi, and Walter Hill, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL.
  • Yeboah, Osei, Terrence Thomas, Victor Ofori-Boadu and Paula Faulkner 2008 Fuel Prices and Substitution of Nitrogen Input in Irrigated Corn Production.  Journal of environmental Monitoring and Restoration 5:151-158, 2008.
  • Thomas, T., O. Yeboah, V. Ofori-Boadu and E. Fosu. 2008.  Assessing Local Community Support for Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems Journal of environmental Monitoring and Restoration 5:138-150, 2008.
  • Allen, Albert J, E. Myles, Saleem Shaik and Osei Yeboah; 2008; An Analysis of Trends in Food Import Refusals in the United States. Journal of Food Distribution Research, Vol. XXXIX, (1).
  • Thomas, Terrence, Osei Yeboah, B. Gray, and V. Ofori-Boadu. 2007. Accounting for Socio-cultural Factors in Designing Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Restoration, 3 (1) 2007, Pg. 127-139.
  • Hudson, Darren, Tian Xia and Osei Yeboah. 2005.  Foreign Direct Investment and Domestic Industries: Market Expansion or Outsourcing Review of Agricultural Economics, Volume 27, No. 3, Pg. 1-7.
  • Gadzey, Anthony; Henry Thompson and Osei-Agyeman Yeboah 2004 Industrial Subsidies in Alabama:  Economic Impact across Counties. The Southern Business and Economic Journal vol. 26, No. 3&4 (summer): Pg. 130-136.
  • Supalla, Raymond, B. Klaus and Osei Yeboah, and Randall Bruins 2002 Game Theory Approach to Deciding Who Will Supply Instream Flow WaterJournal of the American Water Resources, vol. 38, No. 4, Pg. 959-966.
  • Supalla, Raymond, Osei Yeboah, B. Klaus, and J. Allen, December 2001. Platte River Policy PreferenceWater Current, University of Nebraska Water Center, vol.33, No.6. Pg. 4-5.

HONORS / AWARDS:

  • 2012-2013 Senior Researcher of the Year Award, North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University, 2013.
  • Award for Serving as a Content Mentor for Middle Grade Mathematics and Science Teachers in NSF Grant, School of Education, NC A&T, 2013.
  • Award for Participation, 2010-2011 National Science Foundation Content Mentoring Grant, NC A&T SU, 2013.
  • Award for Runner Up Poster Presentation: The 32nd Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching; Miami University, OH; November 2012.
  • AEA/ARD Land Grant Conference, Presenter Certificate Award, Memphis, TN., June 2008.
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Award of Excellence in Research Award, April 2008.
  • Phi Kappa Phi Third National Conference on Environmental Science and Technology Certificate of Appreciation Award, September 2007.
  • Award for Participating: 2010-2011 National Science Foundation Content Mentoring Grant, NC A&T SU.
  • Impact Performance Award: Joseph of Arimathea Award, Assembly of God Church, Greensboro, NC.
  • Aggie Star Certificate for NR-GRD Working Group: Awarded by the Dean of School of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences for Hard Work and Dedication to Excellence, April 2011.
  • Aggie Star Certificate for the Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Project Awarded by the Dean of School of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences for Hard Work and Dedication to Excellence, April 2010.
  • NC Cooperative Extension 4-H Mini Society Program Certificate of Appreciation, May 2005.

PROFESSIONAL & SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

  • Member, Research Council, N.C. A&T
  • American Agricultural Economics Association- Session Moderator/Abstract Reviewer/Paper presentations
  • Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists- Paper Presentations
  • Southern Agricultural Economics Association- Session Moderator/Abstract Reviewer/Paper PresentationsS-1016,S-1043, S-1062 Research Committee- Member/Past Research Director/Present Secretary
  • NC-1016Research Committee- Member, Present Secretary
  • SERA GROUP-30- Member/ Past Secretary
  • Panel Reviewer: USA-NIFA Higher Education Challenge Grants -2015
  • Panel Reviewer: USDA-NIFA FMPP Grants-2015
  • Panel Reviewer: USA-NIFA Capacity Building Grant Proposal -2014
  • Panel Reviewer: USDA-NIFA Value-Added Producer Grant -2014 and 2015
  • Panel Reviewer: NSF MRI Internal Competition
  • Panel Reviewer: Internal Competition-DoD HBCU/MI Research & Education Program
  • Ad hoc Reviewer: Phase II Grant applications Proposal for NIFA Small Business Innovation Research Program and Mid-Size Farms, USDA. April 2013.
  • Panel Reviewer: USDA NIFA Division of Community and Education. January, 2013.
  • Ad hoc Reviewer: Phase I Grant applications Proposals for NIFA Small Business Innovation Research Program and Mid-Size Farms, USDA. December 2012.
  • Panel Reviewer: NSF-PIRE. June, 2011.
  • Reviewer: Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (JAAE), 2011.
  • Panel Reviewer: AFRI- NIFA. November 2010.
  • Panel Reviewer: Reverse Site visit Program. USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture, October 2010.
  • Panel Reviewer: Regional Approaches to Climate Change CAP Program, USDA-NIFA. August, 2010. Reviewer: SAEA, 2010.Panel Reviewer: DOE/Biomass Proposals, August 2009.
  • Panel Reviewer: 2008-09 USDA-CSREES SBIR, Rural Development Grant Proposals, Washington, D.C. February 2009.