Skidmore, M. “Out-sourcing the dry season: cattle ranchers' responses to weather shocks in the Brazilian Amazon.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2022. (Open access article)
Skidmore, M., Foltz, J., and Andarge, T. “Effectiveness of Local Regulations on Non-point Source Pollution: Evidence from Wisconsin Dairy Farms.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2023. (Open access article) (Policy brief in January 2022 Nelson Issue Brief)
Skidmore, M., Sims, K., et al, “Sustainable intensification in the Brazilian cattle industry: the role for reduced slaughter age.” Environmental Research Letters. 2022. (Open access article)
Skidmore, M., Moffette, F., et al. “Cattle Ranchers and Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: Production, Location, and Policies.” Global Environmental Change, 2021. (Open access article) (Policy report published with Meridian Institute)
Moffette, F, Skidmore, M., and Gibbs, H. “Environmental policies that shape productivity: Evidence from cattle production in the Brazilian Amazon.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2021. (Open access article)
Sims, K., Foltz, J., and Skidmore, M. “Prisons as drivers of COVID-19 spread.” American Journal of Public Health, 2021.
Selected working papers (available upon request where not linked)
Karwowski, N. and Skidmore, M., "Nature's Kidneys: the role of Wetland Reserve Easements in restoring water quality." 2023. (Working paper)
Hutchins, J., Skidmore, M., and Nolan, D. "Extreme heat and livestock production: Costs and adaptation in the US dairy sector." 2023. (Working paper)
Skidmore, M., Sims, K., and Gibbs, H. "Agricultural intensification and public health: Evidence from Brazilian soy expansion." Under review at Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2023.
Skidmore, M., Foltz, J., and Andarge, T. "Climate change and water pollution: the impact of extreme rain on nutrient runoff in Wisconsin." Under review at the Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. 2023.
Gibbs, H., Skidmore, M., et al. “Blind spots in the zero-deforestation cattle supply chains.” 2023.
Works in progress
With Barrozo, M., Gibbs, H., and Rausch, L. "Trust and risk in informal contracts: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon."