Stacy Sneeringer

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

Briefly

Stacy Sneeringer is an Economist in the Structure, Technology, and Productivity Branch, Resource and Rural Economics Division. Stacy joined ERS in February, 2010. Her research predominantly uses econometric methods to evaluate environmental and public health aspects of livestock agriculture in the United States.

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

Sneeringer, S.E. 2015. "Restrictions on Antibiotic Use for Production Purposes in U.S. Livestock Industries Likely to Have Small Effects on Prices and Quantities," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November.

Sneeringer, S.E., J. MacDonald, N. Key, W.D. McBride, and K. Mathews. 2015. Economics of Antibiotic Use in U.S. Livestock Agriculture, ERR-200, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November.

Key, N., and S.E. Sneeringer. 2014. "Greater Heat Stress from Climatic Change Could Lower Dairy Productivity," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November.

Key, N., S.E. Sneeringer, and D. Marquardt. 2014. Climate Change, Heat Stress, and U.S. Dairy Production, ERR-175, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, September.

Key, N., and S.E. Sneeringer. 2014. "The Potential Effects of Climate Change on the Productivity of U.S. Dairies," American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96(4):1136-1156.

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

Sneeringer, S.E., and T. Hertz. 2013. "Effects of Large-Scale Hog Production on Local Labor Markets," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, August.

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

Key, N., and S.E. Sneeringer. 2012. "Alternative Policies to Promote Anaerobic Digesters Produce Positive Net Benefits," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, December.

Key, N., and S.E. 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.

Sneeringer, S.E., and N. Key. 2012. "Stricter Rules Prompt Livestock Producers to Choose Farm Size Below Regulatory Cutoff," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, June.

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

Sneeringer, S.E., and N. 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, N., W.D. McBride, M. Ribaudo, and S.E. Sneeringer. 2011. Trends and Developments in Hog Manure Management: 1998-2009, EIB-81, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, September.

Key, N., and S.E. Sneeringer. 2011. Carbon Prices and the Adoption of Methane Digesters on Dairy and Hog Farms, EB-16, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, February.

Key, N., and S.E. Sneeringer. 2011. Climate Change Policy and the Adoption of Methane Digesters on Livestock Operations, ERR-111, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, February.

Sneeringer, S.E. 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, S.E. 2009. "Effects of Environmental Regulation on Economic Activity and Pollution in Commercial Agriculture," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy: Contributions 9(1):1-35, Article 31. DOI: 10.2202/1935-1682.2248.

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