# Arne Hallam

Professor of Economics, Iowa State University
Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

Interests: Production economics, environmental economics, sustainability, market structure, risk and uncertainty, productivity, international education

Curriculum vitae

 Economics 101 --- Principles of Economics Economics 500 --- Quantitative Methods in Economic Analysis I Economics 207 --- Applied Economic Optimization Economics 501 --- Microeconomics Economics 362 --- Applied Ethics in Agriculture Economics 671 --- Econometrics I Technology and Social Change 220 --- Globalization and Sustainability
 Functions and Equations Multivariate Calculus Systems of Equations Convexity and Optimization Univariate Calculus Simple Multivariate Optimization Optimization with Functions of a Single Variable Simple Constrained Optimization A Little Real Analysis General Constrained Optimization Implicit Function Theorem Economic Optimality Comparative Statics

 Introduction to Matrix Algebra Geometry of Matrices Matrix Equations, Determinants and Inverses Characteristic Vectors Slides on Matrix Algebra Miscellaneous Matrix Algebra Quadratic Forms
 Probability Concepts Basic Statistics Some Probability Distributions Testing and Confidence Intervals Random Variables Quadratic Forms and Normal Variables Multivariate Probability Distributions Testing and Confidence Intervals Transformations Large Sample Theory Sample Moments

 Introduction to Microeconomics Technology and the Firm Production Functions Profit Maximization Profit Functions Cost Functions
 Introduction to Mathematica Matrix Algebra Univariate Calculus Advanced Matrix Algebra Univariate Optimization Multivariate Calculus Multivariate Calculus Multivariate Optimization Simple Constrained Optimization Portfolio6.0 Portfolio 5.2

Selected Papers:

• Buxton, D. R., I. C. Anderson, and A. Hallam. "Performance of Sweet and Forage Sorghum Grown Continuously, Double Cropped with Winter Rye, or in Rotation with Soybean and Maize." Agronomy Journal 91(1999): 93-101.
• Huang, T., A. Hallam, P. Orazem, and E. M. Paterno. "Empirical Tests of Efficiency Wage Models." Economica 65 (1998): 125-43.
• Hassan, R.M., and A. Hallam. "Macro-Economic Linkages to Agriculture: A General Equilibrium Model for Sudan." Journal of Agricultural Economics 47 (1) (January 1996): 66-88.
• Lei, Li-Fen, D. Liu, and A. Hallam. "Solving for Optimal Futures and Options Positions Using a Simulation-Optimization Technique." The Journal of Futures Markets 15 (1995): 559-72.
• Sakong, Y., D. Hayes, and A. Hallam. "Can Options be Used as a Hedging Instrument," American Journal of Agricultural Economics 75 (1993):408-415.
• Hallam, A. " Economies of Size and Scale in Agriculture: An Interpretation Review of Empirical Measurement," Revew of Agricultural Economics 13 (1991):155-172.
• Hassan, R., and A. Hallam. "Stochastic Technology in a Mean-Variance Framework: A Generalized Mean-Variance Farm Model," Journal of Agricultural Economics 41 (1990):196-206.
• Pope, R. D., and A. Hallam. "Separability Testing in Production Economics," American Journal of Agricultural Economics 70 (1988):142-152.

Email: ahallam@iastate.edu | Phone: (515) 294-5861 | Fax: (515) 294-0221