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Richard Gray

Professor Richard Gray is in the Department of Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics , University of Saskatchewan

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Innovation Related Publications

BOOKS, CHAPTERS IN BOOKS, EXPOSITORY AND REVIEW ARTICLES:

PUBLISHED:

Gray, R.S. 2010. It All Makes Cents: the Economics of Conservation Tillage Landscapes Transformed: The History of Conservation Tillage and Direct Seeding /Wayne Lindwall and Bernie Sonntag, editors. ISBN 978-0-9812843-1-6

Terrence S. Veeman and Richard Gray. 2010. “The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity in Canada” Chapter 6 of J.M. Alston, B. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey (eds.) Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide. CARD-MATRIC Electronic Book. Ames, IA: Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, May 2010.

R.S. Gray, 2007. The Economic Impact of the Canadian Wheat Board, in Our Board Our Business, Ch.4., edited by Terry Pugh and Darrel McLaughlin. Fernwood Publishing, Halifax.

R. Gray, S. Malla, and K. Tran, 2006. Research Spillovers in the Biotech Industry: The Case of Oilseed Rape, In the International Trade and Policies for Genetically Modified Products, ch.8, p.79-96.  Edited by R.E. Evenson and V. Santaniello.  Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: CABI Publishing. 

J. M. Alston, H. Brunke, R.S. Gray, D.A. Sumner.  Demand Enhancement  Through Food Safety Regulation, Ch. 16 in The Economics of Commodity Promotion Programs: Lessons from California, H.M. Kaiser, J.M. Alston, J.M. Crespi and R.J. Sexton eds., Peter Land, New York. pp. 361-86.

R.S. Gray, D.A. Sumner, J.M. Alston, H. Brunke, and A. K.A. Acquaye, Economic Consequences of Mandated Grading and Food Safety Assurance: Ex Ante Analysis of the Federal Marketing Order for California Pistachios, Giannini Foundation Monograph 46, University of California, March 2005 55p.

H. Brunke., J.M. Alston, R.S. Gray, and D.A. Sumner. Industry-Mandated Testing to Improve Food Safety: The New US Marketing Order for Pistachios. Agrarwirtschaft 53 (2004): 228-237.


PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

Accepted:

Gray, R. S. and S. Malla. (Forthcoming). “Managing Public IP with Downstream Inter-firm Research Spillovers.” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Smyth, S. J. and R. Gray. (In Press) Intellectual Property Sharing Agreements in Gene Technology: Implications for Research and commercialization. International Journal of Intellectual Property Management.

Galushko, V., R. Gray and S. J. Smyth. 2010. Resolving FTO Barriers in GM Canola. AgBioForum 13: 4: 360-369.

Published:

Gray R.S. and K. Bolek Some International Successes in Funding Crop Research for Implementation in Canada. CAIRN Policy Brief Number 22 - April 2011.

Galushko, V., R. Gray and S. J. Smyth. 2010. Resolving FTO Barriers in GM Canola. AgBioForum 13: 4: 360-369.

Mohammad Khaledi, Simon Weseen, Erin Sawyer, Shon Ferguson R.S. Gray, 2010. Factors Influencing Partial and Complete Adoption of Organic Farming, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 58 (1) pp.37-56.

S. S. Hosseini, M. Khaledi and R.S. Gray, 2009. “An analysis of transaction costs of Islamic banks in rural Iran.”Agribusiness, 25 (3), pp. 291-313.

G. Chabokrow, R. Gray and M Ghorbani, 2008. “ A Dynamic Ex Ante Input Demand Model with Application to Western Canadian Agriculture.” Journal of Applied Sciences. Vol 9 (3) pp. 497-504.

R. Gray, S. Malla and K.Perlich, 2006. “The Economic Impacts of a Proposed Limits on Trans Fats in Canada”, Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues 7: 149-61.

R. Gray, S. Malla, and K. C. Tran, 2006. “Spillovers and Crowding Effects in a Mixed Biotech Industry: The Case of Canola.” AgBioForum 9(1): 31-41.

R. Gray, S. Malla, and P. Phillip, 2006. “Product Innovation in the Canadian Canola Sector.” Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 11(1): 65-74.

S. Malla and R. Gray, 2005. “The Crowding Effects of Basic and Applied Research: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of an Agricultural Biotech Industry.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 87(2):423-438.

W.H. Furtan, R.S. Gray and J. Holzman. 2005. “Regulatory Approval Decisions in the Presence of Market Externalities: The Case of Genetically Modified Wheat”. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 30(1):12-28.

S. Malla and R. Gray, 2005. “The Crowding Effects of Basic and Applied Research: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of an Agricultural Biotech Industry.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 87(2):423-438.

Stavroula Malla, R.S. Gray and Peter Phillips. 2004 Gains to Research in the Presence of Intellectual Property Rights and Research Subsidies. Review of Agricultural Economics, 26:61-81

R.S. Gray, Charles B. Moss and Andrew Schmitz. 2004. Genetically Modified Organisms: Rights to Use Commodity Names and the Lemons Problem. Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organisation, 2(2).Art.7.

Invited Papers in Published Conference Proceedings and Abstracts:

Accepted:

Gray, Richard, “intellectual property rights and the role of public and levy-funded research: some lessons from international experience” OECD Conference on Agricultural Knowledge Systems (AKS) Responding to Global Food Security and Climate Change Challenges, June15-17 2011, OECD Conference Centre, Paris.

Published:

R.S. Gray, 2007. Canadian Agricultural Research at a Crossroads – CAES Presidential Address. 2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 56 Issue 1 , pp. 1 - 128 (March 2008).

Stavroula Malla and R.S. Gray, 2007. (abstract) Public Basic Research And Diffusion Of Research Benefits, American Agricultural Economics Association, 2007 Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, July 29-August 1, 2007.

Contributed Papers in Published Conference Proceedings and Abstracts:

Chrysoula Parvavolidaki Jill Hobbs and R.S. Gray (abstract). Labelling of Functional Foods in Canada: A Welfare Analysis, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) / Canadian Economics Society (CEA) Joint Annual Conferences, University of Toronto, Ontario, May 28 - 31, 2009.

Viktoriya Galushko and Richard S. Gray (abstract) Innovation and Farmer Welfare Implications: Patents versus Plant Breeder's Rights Presented at Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) / Canadian Economics Society (CEA) Joint Annual Conferences, University of Toronto, Ontario, May 28 - 31, 2009.

Stavroula Malla and Richard S. Gray. (abstract) Firm Entry and Research Spillovers in Spatial Markets [abstract] Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) / Canadian Economics Society (CEA) Joint Annual Conferences, University of Toronto, Ontario, May 28 - 31, 2009.

Simona Lubieniechi and R.S. Gray (abstract) Choosing Emissions Reduction Instruments: Effects on Social Welfare and Pollution Haven Effects. Presented at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) and the Northeast Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (NAREA) Quebec City, June 30 – July 1, 2008.

R.S. Gray and Stavroula Malla, (abstract) Incentives for Functional Food Innovation in Canada: Who Pays and Who Benefits? Presented at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) and the Northeast Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (NAREA) Quebec City, June 30 – July 1, 2008.

R.S. Gray and Stewart Smyth, 2006. “Working at the intersection of ego and greed: As assessment of the University of Saskatchewan’s technology transfer activities,” at the 26th IAAE Conference, Brisbane, Australia, August 12-18, 2006.

R. Gray, and S. Malla, 2006. “Public Intellectual Property Rights and Distribution of Research Benefits.” Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) Annual Meeting, Montreal, Québec, 26-28 May 2006.

D. Holman, S. Malla, and R. Gray, 2006. “Management of Public Intellectual Property.” Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) Annual Meeting, Montreal, Québec, 26-28 May 2006.

R. Gray, S. Malla, and K. Tran, 2005. “Pecuniary, Non-Pecuniary, and Downstream Research Spillovers: The Case of Canola.” Presented at the XIth Congress of European Association of Agricultural Economics (EAAE), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2005.

Technical Reports Relevant to Academic Field:

Published:

Richard Gray and Katarzyna Bolek 2010. A Brief Overview of Crop Research Funding Models. Working Paper submitted to the Working Group on Crop funding systems.

R. Gray and S. Weseen, 2009. Best Practices for Canadian Agricultural Innovation: Lessons From Theory And Practice. A report Prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 38pp.

R. Gray, C. Nagy, V. Galushko and S. Weseen, 2008. Returns to Pulse Crop Research & Development and the Management of Intellectual Property Rights. A report prepared for the Saskatchewan Pulse Development Board. 46pp.

V. Galushko and R. Gray. 2008. Benefits from Wheat Breeding Research in Western Canada a report prepared for the Western Grains Research Foundation and the Canadian Agricultural Innovation Research Network. 46pp.

R. Gray and S. Weseen, 2008. Options for Funding Wheat Research in Western Canada. A report prepared for the Western Grains Research Foundation, 35pp.

R. Gray and S. Weseen, 2007. The Economic Rationale for Public Agricultural Research in Canada. A report Prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 47pp.

R. Gray, M. Fulton and W. Furtan 2007. The Provision of Goods and Farm Policy in Canada. A report Prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 38pp

Gervais, J-P., B. Larue, J.E. Hobbs, W.A. Kerr and R. Gray. 2006. A Qualitative Assessment of the Benefits and Costs of On-Farm Food Safety and Environmental Farm Plans in the Dairy Sector, Report Series No. 6 Research and Analysis Directorate, Strategic Research, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, November, pp. 29.

Schmitz, A., T.G. Schmitz, and R. Gray. February 2005. The Canadian Wheat Board and Barley Marketing. 109 pp.

Hobbs, J.E., J-P. Gervais, R. Gray, W.A. Kerr, B. Larue and C. Wasylyniuk. 2005. Overview of the Development and Applications of a Conceptual Framework for Analyzing the Benefits and Costs of On-Farm Food Safety and Environmental Farm Plans, Report Series No. 1, Research and Analysis Directorate, Strategic Research, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, August, pp. 28.

Hobbs, J.E., J-P. Gervais, R. Gray, W.A. Kerr and B. Larue. 2005. On-Farm Food Safety and Environmental Farm Plans: A Conceptual Framework for Identifying and Classifying Benefits and Costs, Report Series No. 2, Research and Analysis Directorate, Strategic Research, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, November, pp. 59.

B. Larue, J-P Gervais, J.E. Hobbs, W.A. Kerr and R. Gray. 2005. A Qualitative Assessment of the Benefits and Costs of On-Farm Food Safety and Environmental Farm Plans in the Pork Sector, Report Series No. 3 Research and Analysis Directorate, Strategic Research, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, November, pp. 40.

Kerr, W.A., C. Wasylyniuk, J.E. Hobbs, B. Larue, J-P Gervais and R. Gray. 2005. A Qualitative Assessment of the Benefits and Costs of On-Farm Food Safety and Environmental Farm Plans in the Beef Sector, Report Series No. 3 Research and Analysis Directorate, Strategic Research, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, December, pp. 44.

R. Gray, M. Ferguson, B. Martin, J.E. Hobbs, W.A. Kerr, B. Larue and J-P Gervais. 2005. A Qualitative Assessment of the Benefits and Costs of On-Farm Food Safety and Environmental Farm Plans in the Grain Sector, Report Series No. 5 Research and Analysis Directorate, Strategic Research, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, December, pp 42.

T.G. Scott, W.H. Furtan, A. Guzel, and R. Gray. 2005. Returns to Research: Agriculture Development Fund Expenditures on Crop Genetics. Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan, pp.52.

T.G.Scott, W.H. Furtan, A. Guzel, and R. Gray. 2005. Returns to the Western Grains Research Foundation Check-offs. Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan, pp.47.

S. Weseen, S. Ferguson, W.H. Furtan, A. Guzel, and R. Gray. 2005. Import of Regulations and Programs on Value-Adding Activities by Farmers. Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan, pp.26.

Invited Lectures Outside U of S and Invited Conference Presentations:

R.S. Gray “The Future of Crop Research in Canada: Options and Consequences” The Future of Food and Farms in Canada The First Annual Agricultural Policy Conference, January 13-14, 2011, Ottawa, Ontario.

R.S. Gray. “Developments in Canada’s Grain Innovation System” A presentation to the Grain Research Development Corporation Board of Directors, Canberra Australia, February 3, 2011.

R.S. Gray. “Knowledge as a Toll Good: The Implications for Agricultural Science Policy” A presentation to the Department of Primary Industries, Melbourne, Feb16, 2011.

R.S. Gray. “Issues and Options for Crop Research Funding in a Market Economy” A presentation to the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics UWA March 25, 2011.

Richard Gray “Thinking Outside the Box: “Food and Non-Food Uses for Agriculture” Presented to an AAFC Policy Conference, March 9th, 2010 at 111 Sussex (Old City Hall), Ottawa.

Richard Gray “Does King Wheat Have a Future? If so where are we headed?” Presented at the 17th annual Farming For Profit Conference, Moose Jaw , June 24, 2010

R.S. Gray, Managing IPR’s in the Bioeconomy. Presented at International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR), Ravello, Italy, June 18 – 20, 2009.

R.S. Gray , The Anticommons and Genetic Improvement, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) / Canadian Economics Society (CEA) Joint Annual Conferences, University of Toronto, Ontario May 28 - 31, 2009.

R.S. Gray, Some Best Practices for Canadian Agricultural Innovation: Lessons from Theory and Practice….Preliminary Thoughts. Presented at the Organisation of Saskatchewan Applied Economic Research Workshop, Saskatoon, January 31, 2009.

Are taxpayers free riding on Biotech innovation?, presentation to the Alberta Association of Agricultural Economists, Red Deer, Alberta, May 1 2008.

The Economic Rationale for Public Agricultural Research in Canada, Presented at the Joint meeting of the Agricultural policy Research Networks, Ottawa, January 2008.

R.S. Gray Invited Lecture: The Rates of Return to Canadian Agricultural Research. Presented at the CAES/KIS/CAIRN Workshop Food and Fuel: the Implications for Agricultural Research, Saskatoon, June 5, 2007.

R.S. Gray Invited Lecture: Economic analysis and managing crop research. A presentation to the WGRF Board of Directors November 7th, 2006.

R.S. Gray and Brian Wright, Invited Lecture: Public Agricultural Research Issues. Presented to the AAFC officials, Ottawa, October 3, 2006.

A. Schmitz and R. Gray, The CWB and Barley Marketing. Presented to the Board of Directors, CWB, Winnipeg, September 2006.

R. Gray, and S. Malla , Invited Paper: IPRs and Holdup Problems in Agricultural Innovation: Challenges for Public Sector Research. Presented at the Principal Paper Session: CAIRN (Canadian Agricultural Innovation Research Network) Session “Trade and Innovation.” Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) Annual Meeting, Montreal, Québec, 26-28 May 2006.

R.S. Gray Invited Lecture: The Economic Impact of the CWB. Presented at the CWB Symposium, Regina, February 24, 2006.

R.S. Gray, Invited Lecture, Discussion: Can Science and Innovation be Canada’s Core Competency? Presented at the Canadian Agri- Food Policy Institute’s CAPI Forum II, February 13, 2006.

R.S. Gray, Invited lecture: Innovation and the Future of Agriculture. Presented to the Branch of Saskatchewan Agriculture and Food, Saskatoon, June 5, 2005.

R.S. Gray, Invited Lecture: Research Policy and the Future of Canadian Agriculture (Did Canada Take the Wrong Fork in the Road?), Canadian Wheat Improvement Network, Lethbridge, June 14, 2005.

R.S. Gray, Invited lecture: “An Innovation Based Recovery Plan for the Grains and Oilseeds Sector” Presented at the Farming for Profit Conference, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, June 22, 2005.

R.S. Gray Invited presentation: Enabling Economic Policy for Genomic Innovation in Agriculture. presented to the Genome Canada Competition III: Science Review, Calgary Alberta, February 2005.

Presentations at Conferences (non-invited):

Viktoriya Galushko, Richard Gray, Stuart Smyth and Paul Arnison “Resolving FTO Barriers in GM Canola” Presented at 14th International ICABR Conference, Ravello, Italy, June 16-18, 2010.

 

 

    

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