Journal papers (before 2016)

1. Socioeconomics, welfare issues

2. Labor, Migration

3. Agricultural Markets

  • Ren, J., H. H. Wang*, “Rural Home Owners' Willingness to Buy Flood Insurance.” Emerging Market Finance and Trade. 51(2015), accepted.
  • Wang, H. H. “Theme Overview: China as the Leading U.S. Agricultural Export Market.” Choices: The Magazine for Food, Farm, and Resource Issues. 30(2) March 2015.
  • Ortega, D. L., H. H. Wang, and M. Chen. “Emerging Markets for U.S. Meat and Poultry in China.” Choices: The Magazine for Food, Farm, and Resource Issues. 30(2) March 2015.
  • Bro­sig, S., Weit­zel, E., Po­g­ho­syan, T., Ro­zel­le, S., Glau­ben, T. (2007)
  • Spa­ti­al Mar­ket In­te­gra­ti­on and the Dy­na­mics of Tran­sac­tion Costs in the Chi­ne­se Soy Be­an Mar­ket. The Em­pi­ri­cal Eco­no­mics Let­ters, Vol. 6 (5), 432-​437.

4. Rural education and health issues

5. Agricultural production and productivity

6. Mangagement and organization

  • X. Ma, N. Heerink, F. Qu, X. Shi (2015). “Land tenure in China: Legal, actual and perceived security.” Land Use Policy 42: 293-306.
  • Wang*, H. H., Y. Wang and M. Delgado*. “The Transition to Modern Agriculture: Contract Farming in Developing Countries.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 96 (4) (2014):1257-1271 (SCI, SSCI).
  • Zheng*, Q., H. H. Wang*, and Q. Shi. “Estimating Bivariate Yield Distributions and Crop Insurance Premiums Using Nonparametric Methods.” Applied Economics, 46 (18) (2014):2108-2118. (SSCI)
  • Sultan, T., Larsen, K. (2011): Do Institutional Incentives Matter for Farmers to Join Cooperatives: A Comparison of Two Chinese Regions  Journal of Rural Cooperation, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 1-18.

7. Agricultural policy

  • Li, J., B. Bluemling, A.P.J. Mol, and T. Herzfeld. 2014. "Stagnating Jatropha Biofuel Development in Southwest China: An Institutional Approach." Sustainability 6:3192-3212.
  • Huang, J., Wang, X., Rozelle, S., (2013): The subsidization of farming households in China's agriculture, Food Policy41, 124-132.
  • Lin, H., Glauben, T., Yang, J., He, L., (2012): Impacts of the US Farm Bill 2008 on China’s agricultural production and rural poverty, agricultural economics (Zemedelská ekonomika) 58 (4), pp. 157–164.
  • Huang, J., Wang, X., Zhi, H., Huang, Z., Rozelle, S. (2011): Subsidies and distortions in China´s agriculture: evidence from producer-level data, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 53-71.

8. Consumer studies

  • Ortega*, D. L, S. J. Hong, H. H. Wang*, and L. Wu. “Retail Channel and Consumer Demand for Food Quality in China.” China Economic Review, 36 (2015), 359-366.
  • Ortega, D. L, S. J. Hong, N. J. Olynk Widmar, H. H. Wang, and L. Wu. “Chinese Aquaculture Farmers’ Value System and On-Farm Decision Making.” International Journal of Agricultural Management. 4(3) (2015) 93-99.
  • Ortega*, D. L., H. H. Wang*, and N. J. Olynk W. “Effects of Media headlines on Consumer Preferences for Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Attributes.” Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 59(2015), 433-445.
  • De Zhou , Xiaohua Yu , Thomas Herzfeld , (2015) "Dynamic food demand in urban China: ", China Agricultural Economic Review, Vol. 7 Iss: 1, pp. -
  • Ortega*, D. L., H. H. Wang*, and N. J. Olynk Widmar. “Effects of Media headlines on Consumer Preferences for Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Attributes.” Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 59(2015), accepted.
  • Ortega*, D. L., H. H. Wang*, and N. J. Olynk Widmar. “Aquaculture Imports from Asia: An Analysis of U.S. Consumer Demand for Select Food Quality Attributes.” Agricultural Economics, 45 (5) (2014): 625-634.
  • Ortega*, D. L., C. G. Brown, S. A. Waldron, and H. H. Wang*. “Agricultural Marketing and Food Safety in China: A Utility Perspective.” Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, 4(1) (2014):23-31.
  • Ortega*, D. L., H. H. Wang*, and N. J. Olynk Widmar. “Welfare and Market Impacts of Food Safety Measures in China: Results from Urban Consumers’ Valuation of Product Attributes.” Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 13(6) (2014):1404-1411.
  • Ortega*, D. L., H. H. Wang*, N. J. Olynk Widmar, and L. Wu. “Chinese Producer Behavior: Aquaculture Farmers in Southern China.” China Economic Review, 28 (2014): 17-24.
  • Yu X. and D. Abler (2010) Interactions between Cigarette and Alcohol Consumption in Rural China, European Journal of Health Economics. Vol. (11):151-160.
  • Yu X. and D. Abler (2008) The Demand for Food Quality in Rural China, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 91(1): 57-69.

9. Natural resource use, environment

  • C. Huang, Q. Liu, N. Heerink, T.J. Stomph, B. Li, R. Liu, H. Zhang, C. Wang, X. Li, C. Zhang, W. van der Werf and F. Zhang (2015). ‘Economic performance and sustainability of a novel intercropping system on the North China Plain.’ PLoS ONE 10(8): e0135518. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0135518
  • Aarnoudse, E., Kuhn, L. (2015): The challenge of water scarcity for Chinese agricultural development, in: Sustainable agriculture in China: Land policies, food and farming issues.
  • Frayer, JensMüller, DanielSun, Zhanli, Munroe, Darla K. and Xu, Jianchu: Processes Underlying 50 Years of Local Forest-Cover Change in Yunnan. Forests 2014, 5(12), 3257-3273; doi:10.3390/f5123257
  • A.M. Komarek, X. Shi and N. Heerink (2014) ‘Household-level effects of China’s Sloping Land Conversion Program under price and policy shifts.’ Land Use Policy 40: 36-44.
  • W. Liu, G. Spaargaren, N. Heerink, A.P.J. Mol and C. Wang (2014) ‘Low carbon rural housing provision in China: Participation and decision making.’ Journal of Rural Studies 35: 80-90
  • Frayer, J.Sun, Z.Müller, D., Munroe, D. K., Xu, J. (2014): Analyzing the drivers of tree planting in Yunnan, China, with Bayesian networks, Land Use Policy, Vol. 36, S.248-258.
  • L. Zhang, X. Zhu, N. Heerink and X. Shi (2014) ‘Does output market development affect irrigation water institutions? - Insights from a case study in northern China.’ Agricultural Water Management 131: 7-78.
  • L. Ma, S. Feng, P. Reidsma, F. Qu and N. Heerink (2014) ‘Identifying entry points to improve fertilizer use efficiency in Taihu Basin, China.’ Land Use Policy 14: 52-59.
  • A.M. Komarek, X. Shi and N. Heerink (2014) ‘Household-level effects of China’s Sloping Land Conversion Program under price and policy shifts.’ Land Use Policy (accepted).
  • Yang, J., Wang, X., Ma, H., Bai, J., Jiang, Y., Yu, H., 2014. Potential usage, vertical value chain and challenge of Biomass resource:  Evidence from China's crop residues, Applied Energy 114, 717-723.
  • He, G.Z., Bluemling, B., Mol, A.P.J., Zhang, L., Lu, Y.L., 2013. Comparing centralized and decentralized bio-energy systems in rural China. Energy Policy 63, 34 – 43.
  • Qu, W., Tu, Q., Bluemling, B., 2013. Which factors are effective for farmers’ biogas use? – Evidence from a large-scale survey in China. Energy Policy 63, 26 – 33.
  • Zheng, C., Liu, Y., Bluemling, B., Chen, J., Mol, A.P.J., 2013. Modeling the environmental behavior and performance of livestock farmers in China – An ABM approach. Agricultural Systems 122, 60 – 72.
  • W. Liu, G. Spaargaren, N. Heerink, A.P.J. Mol and C. Wang (2013) ‘Energy consumption practices of rural households in north China: basic characteristics and potential for low carbon development.’ Energy Policy 55: 128-138.
  • X. Ma, N. Heerink, E. van Ierland, M. van den Berg and X. Shi (2013) ‘Land tenure security and land investments – a case study of Minle County, Northwest China.’ China Agricultural Economic Review 5: 281 – 307.
  • L. Zhang, N. Heerink, L. Dries and F. Qu (2013) Water user associations and irrigation water productivity in northern China. Ecological Economics 95: 128-136.
  • X. Ma, J. Wesseler, N. Heerink and F. Qu (2013) ‘Land tenure reforms and land conservation investments in China - what does real option value theory tell us?’ Review of Economics and Finance 3: 19-33.
  • Sun, Z.Müller, D. (2013): A framework for modeling payments for ecosystem services with agent-based models, Bayesian belief networks and opinion dynamics modelsEnvironmental Modelling & Software 45: 15-28.
  • Yang, B., Brosig, S., Chen, J. (2013): Environmental impact of foreign versus domestic capital investment in ChinaJournal of Agricultural Economics 64/1: 245-271.
  • Gosens, J., Lu, Y., He, G., Bluemling, B., Beckers, T.A.M., 2012. Sustainability effects of household-scale biogas in rural China. Energy Policy 54, 273 – 287.
  • Shi, X., Heerink, N. and Qu, F. (2011) Does off-farm employment contribute to agriculture-based environmental pollution? New insights from a village-level analysis in Jiangxi Province, China, China Economic Review 22: 524-533. 
  • Heerink, N., Qu, F. and Shi, X. (2011) Introduction to the symposium on sustainable natural resource use in rural ChinaChina Economic Review 22: 441-443.
  • Tan, R., Qu, F., Heerink, N. and Mettepenningen, E. (2011) Rural to urban land conversion in China - How large is the over-conversion and what are its welfare implications? China Economic Review 22: 474-484.
  • Qu, F., Kuyvenhoven, A., Shi, X. and Heerink, N. (2011) Sustainable natural resource use in rural China: Recent trends and policiesChina Economic Review 22: 444-460.
  • Bluemling, B., Pahl-Wostl, C., Mosler, H.-J., Yang, H. 2010. Implications of Stakeholder Constellations for Irrigation at Jointly Used Wells Cases from the North China Plain, China. Society & Natural Resources 23(6), 557 – 572.
  • Bluemling, B.,Yang, H., Pahl-Wostl, C. (2007) Making Water Productivity Operational – A Concept of Agricultural Water Productivity exemplified at a wheat-maize Cropping Pattern in the North China Plain. Agricultural Water Management 91 (1-3), 11 – 23.
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