Research

Publications

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, Fanny, 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.


Skidmore, M., Sims, K., et al, “Cattle slaughter age in the Brazilian Amazon: increased productivity and reduced carbon production.” In review at Nature Food, 2021.


Skidmore, M., Foltz, J., and Andarge, T. “Effectiveness of Local Regulations on Non-point Source Pollution: Evidence from Wisconsin Dairy Farms.” In review at the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2021.


Skidmore, M. “Out-sourcing the dry season: cattle ranchers responses to weather shocks in the Brazilian Amazon.” In review at the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2021.



Selected working papers (available upon request)

Skidmore, M., Sims, K., and Gibbs, H. "Pesticides and poisoned chalices: The effects of soy production on childhood cancer in Brazil." 2021.


Gibbs, H., Skidmore, M., et al. “Blind spots in the zero-deforestation cattle supply chains.” 2021.