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Agricultural economist

Mark D. Newman, American agricultural economist. Recipient Excellence in Research award National Cooperative Business Association. Member American Agricultural Economic Association, Southern Agricultural Economic Association, American Marketing Association, International Association Agricultural Economists, European Association Agricultural Economy, International Agribusiness Association, French American Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Newman, Mark D. was born on December 27, 1950.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1972. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, 1977. Master of Arts in Economics and Business, Michigan State University, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, 1980.

Career

Agricultural extension Peace Corps, Benin, West Africa, 1972-1975. Researcher, instructor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1975-1980. Assistant professor Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1980-1983.

From assistant professor to associate professor Michigan State University, 1983-1985. Coordinator marketing research Macro Analytic Bureau, Dakar, Senegal, 1983-1985. Head Western Europe Economic Research Service United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1985-1988.

Director food industry and agribusiness consultancy Abt Associates, Washington and Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1988. Member agribusiness working group Asia near East and Eastern Europe United States Agency for International Development, 1989-1991. Member Team 92, Team Europe Commission of European Union/Communities, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board North Center Journal Agricultural Economics, 1983-1985. Contributor articles to professional journals and popular publications, also book chapters.

Membership

Member American Agricultural Economic Association, Southern Agricultural Economic Association, American Marketing Association, International Association Agricultural Economists, European Association Agricultural Economy, International Agribusiness Association, French American Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Son of Charles L and Marjorie Newman. Divorced; children: Amanda, Peter, Vanessa.

father:
Charles Newman

child:
Amanda Newman

child:
Peter Newman

child:
Vanessa Newman