lkennedy


P. Lynn  Kennedy

Cresent City Tigers Alumni Professor

ADDRESS:
181 Martin D. Woodin Hall

EMAIL ADDRESS:
lkennedy@agcenter.lsu.edu

OFFICE PHONE:
225-578-2726

COLLEGE:
College of Agriculture

DEPARTMENT:
Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • International Trade
  • Agricultural Trade Policy

 

 

Education

Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, The University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota

M.S. Agricultural Economics, The University of Oxford, Oxford, England

B.S. with high distinction, Agricultural Economics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

A.A. Agriculture, Northeastern Junior College, Sterling, Colorado

Experience

Interim Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July 2015 through October 2015.

Crescent City Tigers Alumni Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January 2006 to Present.

Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July 2003 to Present.

William H. Alexander Endowed Regents Professor of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July 2002 through December 2005.

Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July 1999 through June 2003.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Institut fur Agrapolitik, Marktlehre und Agrarentwicklung, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, July 1995 and May/June 1997.

Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July 1994 through June 1999.

Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, The University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, August 1990 through June 1994.

Regional Sales Consultant, Monfort, Inc., a Division of ConAgra Red Meats, Inc., Greeley, Colorado, December 1988 through July 1990.

Current Research

Research is being conducted to assess the impacts and analyze the structural adjustments resulting from trade liberalization and economic integration on U.S. trade in agricultural commodities of importance to Louisiana and the United States; assess the international competitiveness of major commodities of importance to Louisiana, the Southern United States, and the United States based on factors such as policy changes, resource endowments, environmental regulations, product quality standards, and other economic, political, and cultural factors affecting both supply and demand; and analyze the effects of United States and competitor country commercial and domestic policies on international trade in commodities important to Louisiana, the Southern United States, and the United States including policies related not only to the agricultural sector, but also to macroeconomic and monetary policies.

Teaching

Course Number Course Name
AGEC 2003 Introduction to Agricultural Economics
AGEC 4613 International Trade and Development in Agriculture
AGEC 7113 Agribusiness Research Applications
AGEC 7613 International Agricultural Trade

Grants

Center for North American Studies, Joint Project with Texas A&M University, Texas Tech, and New Mexico State University, Special Grant CSREES, Principal Investigator at LSU Ag Center: P. Lynn Kennedy. Funding at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center: 1994-2011.

Economic Forecasting and Policy Analysis Models for Catfish and Trout, Joint Project with Arkansas Pine Bluff, Mississippi State, North Carolina State, and Florida, Special Grant from Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Principal Investigator at LSU Ag Center: P. Lynn Kennedy. Funding at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center: 2007-2009.

Impact of Byrd Amendment Revenues on the Louisiana Crawfish Industry, Consultant Agreement with the Louisiana Crawfish Promotion and Research Board, Principal Investigator at LSU Ag Center: P. Lynn Kennedy. Funding at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center: 2005.

Measurement of Grain Flows on the Lower Mississippi River, Cooperative Agreement with USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, Principal Investigator at LSU Ag Center: P. Lynn Kennedy. Funding at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center: 2004-2005.

Impact of Aquaculture Imports on Producer Prices, Cooperative Agreement with USDA Economic Research Service, Principal Investigator at LSU Ag Center: P. Lynn Kennedy. Funding at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center: 2003-2004.

Analysis of International Peanut Markets, Joint Project with University of Georgia, Southeastern Peanut Research Initiative, Principal Investigator at LSU Ag Center: P. Lynn Kennedy.  Funding at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, 2002–2005.

Affiliations

International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium, Member