Andrew Muhammad is Associate Director of ERS's Market and Trade Economics Division. He previously served as Chief of the division's International Demand and Trade Branch. His work in the branch focused on global food demand and agricultural trade; export competiveness and developing countries; trade agreements; and import demand analysis.
Andrew joined ERS as a Senior Research Economist in 2010. From 2000 to 2006, he was an Assistant and Associate Professor in the College of Business at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. From 2006 to 2009, he was an Assistant and Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
Andrew is a 2005 Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Faculty Inductee; 2002-2003 Teacher of the Year, College of Business, Southern University; 2000 Food Distribution Research Society Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award recipient, and Food and Resource Economics Department, Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award recipient, University of Florida.
Andrew received a Ph.D. in Food and Resource Economics in 2000 from the University of Florida, an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri in 1996, and a B.S. in Agribusiness from Southern University in 1993.
Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, African Finance and Economics Association, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association.
Selected ERS Publications:
Meade, B., and A. Muhammad. “New International Evidence on Food Consumption Patterns: A Focus on Cross-Price Effects Based on 2005 International Comparison Program Data” Amber Waves (April 2014).
Meade, B., A. Regmi, J.L. Seale, Jr., and A. Muhammad. New International Evidence on Food Consumption Patterns: A Focus on Cross-Price Effects Based on 2005 International Comparison Program Data. Economic Research Service Technical Bulletin Number 1937, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC (January 2014).
Muhammad, A. “The Rise of Foreign Wine Demand in China” Amber Waves (February 2014).
Muhammad, A. , A. Leister, and L. McPhail “U.S. Wine Sales to China Sluggish in Spite of Strong Import Growth” Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook (Special article) FTS-353, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC (September 2012).
Muhammad, A., and B. Meade. “Low-income Countries Show Strong Response to Income and Food Price Changes” Amber Waves (September 2011).
Muhammad, A., J.L. Seale, Jr., B. Meade, and A. Regmi. International Evidence on Food Consumption Patterns: An Update Using 2005 International Comparison Program Data. Economic Research Service Technical Bulletin Number 1929, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC (March 2011).
Meade, B., A. Muhammad, and N. Rada. “Income Growth in Developing Countries Can Benefit U.S. Agricultural Exports” Amber Waves (March 2011).
Selected Journal Publications:
Davis, C.G., A. Muhammad, D. Karemera, and D. Harvey. “The Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on World Broiler Trade” Agribusiness: An International Journal 30 (2014):46-55.
Muhammad, A., A.M. Leister, L. McPhail, and W. Chen “The Evolution of Foreign Wine Demand in China” Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 58 (2014):392-408.
Muhammad, A., A. D’Souza, and W. Amponsah “Violence, Instability, and Trade: Evidence from Kenya's Cut Flower” World Development 51 (2013):20-31.
Muhammad, A. “Estimating Import Demand in the Presence of Seasonal Trade and Unobserved Prices” Applied Economics Letters 20 (2013):446-51.
Muhammad, A. “Source Diversification and Import Price Risk” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 94 (2012):801-14.
McPhail, L., X. Du, and A. Muhammad. “Disentangling Corn Price Volatility: the Role of Global Demand, Speculation, and Energy” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 44 (2012):401-10.
Muhammad, A., L. McPhail, and J. Kiawu. “Do U.S. Cotton Subsidies Affect Competing Exporters? An Analysis of Import Demand in China” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 44 (2012):235-49.
Muhammad, A. and K. Jones. “Source-Based Preferences and U.S. Salmon Imports” Marine Resource Economics 26 (2011):191-209.
Muhammad, A. “Wine Demand in the in United Kingdom and New World Structural Change: A Source-Disaggregated Analysis” Agribusiness: An International Journal 27 (2011):82-98.
Muhammad, A., W.A. Amponsah, and J.H. Dennis. “The Impact of Preferential Trade Arrangements on EU Imports from Developing Countries: The Case of Fresh Cut Flowers” Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 31 (2010):254-74.
Muhammad, A. “Would African Countries Benefit from the Termination of Kenya’s Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the EU? An Analysis of EU Demand for Imported Roses.” Journal of Agricultural Economics 60 (2009):220-38.