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Faqir Bagi

Economist
202-694-5337
Email: fsbagi@ers.usda.gov

Briefly:

Faqir Singh Bagi is an economist with the Rural Economy Branch in the Resource and Rural Economics Division. His research focuses on national issues related to water and waste water systems, general infrastructure, and federal funding.



Background:

Faqir has served as an economist with ERS for 17 years. Prior to joining the ERS, Faqir served at the U.S. Department of State, Tennessee State University, and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.



Education:

Faqir holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from The Ohio State University. He received M.S. and B.S. degrees from the Punjab Agricultural University (India).



Selected Publications:

Reeder, R., and F. Bagi, "Federal Funding in Rural America Goes Far Beyond Agriculture," Amber Waves, v. 7, no. 1, March 2009, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Harris, J.M., K. Erickson, J. Dillard, M. Morehart, R. Strickland, R. Gibbs, M. Ahearn, T. Covey, F. Bagi, D. Brown, C. McGath, S. Vogel, B. Williams, and J. Johnson, Agricultural Income and Finance, AIS-86, December 2008, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Kusmin, L. (ed.), Rural America at a Glance, 2008 Edition, EIB-40, October 2008, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Covey, T., R. Green, J. Johnson, C. Jones, M. Morehart, R. Strickland, L. Traub, D. Brown, R. Reeder, C. McGath, B. Williams, K. Erickson, A. Mishra, S. Vogel, and F. Bagi, Agricultural Income and Finance, AIS-84, November 2006, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "Economic Impact of Water/Sewer Facilities on Rural and Urban Communities", Rural America, Vol. 17, Issue 4, Winter 2002, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S., R. Reeder, and S. Calhoun. "Federal Funding in Appalachia and Its Three Subregions", Rural America, v. 17, no. 4, Winter 2002, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "Small Rural Communities' Quest for Safe Drinking Water", Rural America, v. 17, no. 3, Fall 2002, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Reeder, R.J., S. Calhoun, and F.S. Bagi. "Federal Funding in the South: Bringing Home the Bacon, But Where's the Beef?" Review of Regional Studies, v. 31, no. 1, Summer 2001, 1-12.

Reeder, R.J., S. Calhoun, and F.S. Bagi. "Federal Funding in the Black Belt", Rural America, v. 15, no. 1, Jan. 2000, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S., R. Reeder, and S. Calhoun. "Which Federal Programs Are Most Important For the Great Plains?" Rural Development Perspectives, v. 13, no. 1, June 1998, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "Appendices A and B" in Rural Conditions and Trends: Federal Programs, v. 11, no. 1, May 2000, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "EPA Acts to Improve Water Quality," Rural Conditions and Trends: Federal Programs, v. 11, no. 1, May 2000, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "Appendices A and B" in Rural Conditions and Trends: Federal Programs, v. 10, no. 1, July 1999, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S., R.J. Reeder, and S.D. Calhoun. "Federal Funding's Unique Role in Appalachia," Rural Development Perspectives, v. 14, no, 1, May 1999, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Collender, R.N., P.J. Sullivan, D.L. Milkove, and F.S. Bagi. "Financial Markets Serve Rural Areas Reasonably Well," Rural Development Perspectives, v. 14, n, 1, May 1999, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "Appendix B: Data Sources and Definitions," Rural Conditions and Trends, v. 9, n. 1, June 1998, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Reeder, R.J. and F.S. Bagi. "Appendix A: Rural Share of Selected Programs, Fiscal Year 1996," Rural Conditions and Trends, v. 9, n. 1, June 1998, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "President Clinton's Clean Water Initiative: Restoring and Protecting America's Water," Rural Conditions and Trends, v. 9, n. 1, June 1998, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "New Law Significantly Affects Small Rural Water Systems,"Rural Conditions and Trends, v. 8, b.1, June 1997, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Reeder, R.J. and F.S. Bagi. "Appendix A: Rural Share of Selected Programs, Fiscal Year 1995," Rural Conditions and Trends, v. 8, n. 1, June 1997, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "Appendix B: Data Sources and Definitions," Rural Conditions and Trends, v. 8, no. 1, June 1997, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "Appendix A: Data Sources and Definitions," Rural Conditions and Trends, v. 7, n. 2, December 1996, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Reeder, R.J. and F.S. Bagi. "Appendix B: Rural Share of Selected Programs, Fiscal Year 1995," Rural Conditions and Trends, v. 8, n. 2, Dec. 1996, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Reeder, R.J., F.S. Bagi, and S. Calhoun, "Who is Vulnerable to Budget Cuts?" Rural Development Perspectives, v. 11, n. 2, February 1996, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. Credit in Rural America, Agricultural Economic Report Number 749, April 1997, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Bagi, F.S. "New Household Economics and the Theories of Marriage and Fertility," Indian Economic Journal v.37, n. 4 (April-June 1990):60-66.

Bagi, F.S. "Non-Market Time and the Theory of Household Production," Indian Journal of Economics, v. 70, n. 277 (October 1989):127-134. Bagi, F.S. and S.K. Bagi. "A Model of Farm-Level Demand for Extension Information," North Central Journal of Agricultural Economics v.11, n. 2 (July 1989):297-308.

Bagi, F.S. "Farm Level Technical Efficiency of Individual Crops," American Journal of Agricultural Economics v.69 (December 1987):1072-1073.

Bagi, F.S. "Agricultural Research Management: Case Studies of Operational Research Projects of ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)," American Journal of Agricultural Economics v.69 (February 1987):195-196.

Huang, C.J., A.M. Tang, and F.S. Bagi. "Two Views of Efficiency," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics v.34 (July 1986):209-226.

Bagi, F.S. "Estimation of Economic and Allocative Efficiencies Relative to Stochastic Frontier Profit Function," American Journal of Agricultural Economics v.67 (December 1985):1282.

Chaudhri, A.K., F.S. Bagi, and S.P. Singh. "Efficiency of Dry Farming Technological Change," Scandinavian Journal of Development Alternatives v.5 (September-December 1985):115-128.

Bagi, F.S. "A Logit Model of Extension Agent's Choice to Visit Individual Farms," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics v.32 (March 1984):211-220.

Bagi, F.S. "Economic Evaluation of Some Agrarian Policies: An Analysis of Farm Level Data from Haryana, India," Rural Systems: International Quarterly Journal v.2 (March 1984):27-40.

Bagi, F.S. "Stochastic Frontier Production Functions and Farm Level Technical Efficiency of Full Time and Part Time Farms in West Tennessee," North Central Journal of Agricultural Economics, v.6 (January 1984):48-55.

Huang, C.J. and F.S. Bagi. "Technical Efficiency on Individual Farms in Northwest India," Southern Economic Journal, v.51 (July 1984):108-115.

Bagi, F.S. "A Logit Model of Farmers' Decisions About Credit," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, v.15 (December 1983):13-19.

Bagi, F.S. "Estimating Efficiency Relative to Stochastic Production and Profit Frontiers," American Journal of Agricultural Economics v.65 (December 1983):1188.

Bagi, F.S. "Relationship Between Farm Size, Productivity, and Returns to Scale in Haryana Agriculture," Rural Systems: International Quarterly Journal, v.1 (September 1983):189-212.

Bagi, F.S. "Relationship Between Farm Size, Productivity, Input Demand, and Production Costs," Artha Vijnana v.25 (September 1983):231 245.

Bagi, F.S. and C.J. Huang. "Estimating Production Technical Efficiency for Individual Farms in West Tennessee," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, v.31 (July 1983):249-256.

Bagi, F.S. "Economics of Irrigation in Northwest Indian Agriculture," Rural Systems: International Quarterly Journal, v.1 (March 1983):25-44.

Bagi, F.S. "Relationship Between Farm Size and Technical Efficiency in West Tennessee Agriculture," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, v.14 (December 1982):139-144.

Bagi, F.S. "Economic Efficiency of Share Cropping: Reply and Some Further Results," Malayan Economic Review, v.27 (October 1982):86-95.

Bagi, F.S. "On Estimating the Cobb Douglas Production Function," Indian Journal of Economics, v.63 (October 1982):199-210.

Bagi, F.S. "Relationship Between Farm Size and Economic Efficiency: An Analysis of Farm Level Data from Haryana (India)," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, v.29 (November 1981):317-326.

Bagi, F.S. "On Testing the Equality Between Sets of Coefficients in Two Linear Regressions," Indian Journal of Economics, v.62 (October 1981):183-196.

Bagi, F.S. "Economics of Share Cropping in Haryana (India) Agriculture: Rejoinder," Pakistan Development Review, v.20 (Winter 1981):453-464.

Bagi, F.S. "Economics of Irrigation in Crop Production in Haryana," Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, v.36 (July-September 1981):15-26.

Bagi, F.S. and S.K. Bagi. "Aggregate Production Function and Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution," Indian Economic Journal, v.28 (April-June 1981):55-59.

Bagi, F.S. "Economic Efficiency of Share Cropping in Indian Agriculture," Malayan Economic Review, v.26 (April 1981):15-24.

Bagi, F.S. "Economics of Share Cropping in Haryana (India) Agriculture," Pakistan Development Review, v.20 (Spring 1981):95-119.

Bagi, F.S. "Irrigation, Farm Size, and Economic Efficiency: An Analysis of Farm level Data in Haryana (India) Agriculture," Artha Vijnana v.24 (December 1980):512-527.

Bagi, F.S. "Economic Development with Surplus Labor: A Welfare Criterion," Indian Journal of Economics, v.61 (July 1980):61-74.

Bagi, F.S. and I.J. Singh. "A Microeconomic Model of Farm Decisions in a LDC: A Simultaneous Equations Approach," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, v.56(December 1974).

Singh, S.P. and F.S. Bagi. Farm Resource Productivity on Small and Part Time farms in Selected Areas of Tennessee. Final Research Project Report, Cooperative Agricultural Research Program,, Tennessee State University, October 1980, pp. 1-59 + iv.

Bagi, F.S. and S.P. Singh. "Characteristics of Tennessee Farmers," Cooperative Agricultural Research Program,, Bulletin Number 41, December 1977, pp. 1-34.

 

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