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Stacy Sneeringer

Stacy Sneeringer

Economist
202-694-5504
Email: ssneeringer@ers.usda.gov

Briefly:

Stacy Sneeringer is an Economist in the Structure, Technology and Productivity Branch, Resource and Rural Economics Division. Stacy officially joined ERS in February, 2010. Her research predominantly uses econometric methods to evaluate environmental aspects of livestock agriculture in the U.S. Prior to coming to the ERS she was an assistant professor of economics at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.



Education:
  • Ph.D. Economics, University of California, Berkeley, California, May 2005.
  • M.A. Economics, University of California, Berkeley, California, May 2003.
  • M.A. Demography, University of California, Berkeley, California, May 2003.
  • B.A. Economics, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, May 1999.


Selected Publications:

Key, Nigel and Stacy Sneeringer. 2014. "The Potential Effects of Climate Change on the Productivity of U.S. Dairies." American Journal of Agricultural Economics. Forthcoming.

Sneeringer, Stacy. 2013. "Differences between Livestock and Crop Producers’ Participation in Nutrient Trading." Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.  35(2): 296-321.

Sneeringer, Stacy and Tom Hertz. 2013. "The Effects of Large-Scale Hog Production on Local Labor Markets." Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 45(1): 139-158. 

Key, Nigel, and Stacy Sneeringer. 2012. "Carbon Emissions, Renewable Electricity and Profits: Comparing Alternative Policies to Promote Anaerobic Digesters on Dairies." Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. 41(2): 139-157.

Key, Nigel and Stacy Sneeringer. 2011. "Carbon Offset Markets and Methane Digesters: Potential Structural Implications for the Livestock Sector." Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 43(4): 1-22.

Sneeringer, Stacy. 2011. "Effects of Environmental Regulation and Urban Encroachment on Dairy Structure in California." Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 36(3): 590-614.

Sneeringer, Stacy and Nigel Key, 2011. "Effects of Clean Water Act Regulations on Operation Size: Evidence of Regulatory Avoidance." American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 93(4): 1189-1211.

Key, Nigel, William McBride, Marc Ribaudo, and Stacy Sneeringer. 2011. Trends and Developments in Hog Manure Management: 1998-2009. Economic Information Bulletin No. 81. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. September.

Key, Nigel and Stacy Sneeringer. 2011. Carbon Prices and the Adoption of Methane Digesters on Dairy and Hog Farms. Economic Brief No. 16.  Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. February.

Key, Nigel and Stacy Sneeringer. 2011. Climate Change Policies and the Adoption of Methane Digesters on Livestock Operations. Economic Research Report No. 111. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.  February.

Sneeringer, Stacy. 2010. "A National, Longitudinal Study of the Effects of Concentrated Hog Production on Air Pollution," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 92(3): 821-835.

Sneeringer, Stacy. 2009. "Effects of Environmental Regulation on Economic Activity and Pollution in Commercial Agriculture," B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol. 9: Iss. 1 (Contributions), Article 31. DOI: 10.2202/1935-1682.2248

Sneeringer, Stacy. 2009. "Does Animal Feeding Operation Pollution Hurt Public Health? A National Longitudinal Study of Health Externalities Identified by Geographic Shifts in Livestock Production," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 91(1): 124-137.

Sneeringer, Stacy and Regina Hogle. 2008. "Variation in Environmental Regulations in California and Effects on Dairy Location," Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 37(2): 133-146.

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