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Dr Daniel May BSc; MA; MSc; MPhil; PhD

Senior Lecturer in Applied Farm and Rural Economics

Teaching Duties

Leading the module entitled Economic Policy and Rural Development.

Contribute to modules related to economics, international trade and farmers' strategic behaviour

Research Interests

International Trade; Agricultural Trade Liberalisation; International Trade Networks; International Trade and the Environment; Farmers' Economic and Strategic Behaviour; Evolution of Rural Landscapes.

PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROJECTS

Department of Economics Exeter University. Agricultural Trade Liberalisation

DEFRA. FFG 1008: “Assessing the environmental impact of liberalising agricultural trade – with special reference to EU Mercosur” (2011).

DEFRA. FO0415: “Energy dependency and food security”. Contribution: estimation of demand elasticities for selected agricultural goods using an Almost Ideal Demand System (2011). 

Professional Memberships

Academic Department: Land, Farm and Agribusiness Management

Office: F.56

Research profile: ORCID

Publications

Other publications

  • Arancibia, S., May, D.E., and Moya, G. (2017) Exploring the Relationship between Collaboration and Farmers’ Satisfaction at Work IDESIA (in press)
  • May, D.E. (2017) Understanding Farmers’ Incentives to Innovate in Different Business Environments International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics 5(2): in press
  • May, D.E. (2016) International Trade Networks under Global Treaty Stability Bulletin of Economic Research 68(S1): 171-181
  • May, D.E. (2015) Behavioural Drivers of Business Competitiveness in Agriculture Agricultural Economic Review (in press)
  • May, D.E. (2015) Inefficient Stable International Trade Networks Studies in Microeconomics 3(1): 12-34
  • May, D.E (2015) Export Instability when International Agricultural Markets Operate Under Oligopoly International Journal of Trade and Global Markets 8(2): 142-151.
  • Rodríguez, J., Werther, K., and D.E. May (2014) Analysing the Incidence of Labour Cost on Organic Production: Implications on Competitiveness Quarterly Journal of Business Studies 1(4): 141-148.
  • May, D.E. (2013) Explaining Family Farm Run Businesses’ Capacity to Develop Dynamic Capabilities International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management 2(1): 12-25
  • May, D.E. (2012) Addressing Biodiversity Loss when International Markets of Agricultural Commodities are Oligopolistic Economics and Business Letter 1(1): 53-57.
  • May, D.E. (2012) How Distrust Affects the Formation of Collaborative Alliances in Agriculture? Journal of International Business and Economic Affairs 3(1): 53-63.
  • May, D.E. (2012) Non-Economic Drivers Influencing Farmers’ Incentives to Cooperate: Do they Remain Robust Through Policy Changes? Journal of Rural Cooperation 40(2):
  • May, D.E., Tate, G.J., and L. Worrall. (2012) Economic vs. non-economic determinants of diversification and specialisation in agriculture International Journal of Applied Behavioural Economics 1(1): 12-28.
  • May, D.E., Tate, G.J., and L. Worrall. (2011) Understanding innovation in a dynamic agricultural business environment: a multivariate approach International Journal of Agricultural Management 1(1): 7-15.
  • May, D.E., Collins, A.R., and Hollins, P.D. (2011) Identifying determinants of residential property values in South London Review of Economic Perspectives 11(1): 3-11.
  • May, D.E., and G.J. Tate. (2011) Exploring economic and social-psychological factors in explaining farmers’ willingness to participate in cooperative alliances International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances 2(4): 329-346.
  • May, D.E. (2011) Collaborative alliances in agriculture under distrust Journal of Business and Economics 2(2): 219-227.
  • May, D.E, and G. Tate, and L. Worrall. (2011) Understanding the formation of networks by small agricultural firms International Journal of Economic Behaviour 1(1): 3-14.
  • May, D.E. (2011) Incentives of Small Countries to Participate in a Global Free Trade Agreement in Agriculture: a Theoretical Analysis Revista Economía Agraria 15: 27-33.
  • May, D.E. (2011) Agricultural trade liberalization under bilateralism: an international network perspective Portuguese Economic Journal 10(1): 23-34.
  • May, D.E., and L. Worrall. (2010) Are Domestic Support and Political Bias Really Harmful to the Agricultural Trade System? New Perspectives from the International Social Network Literature International Journal of Economic Research 7(2): 237-243.
  • May, D.E. (2009) An international network analysis of the environment Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics 16(3): 271-284.
  • May, D.E., and G.J. Tate. (2009) The bias danger of incorporating business risk into biophysical-economic models: a critical review of the existing economic approaches Aspects of Applied Biology 93: 99-105.
  • May, D.E. (2008) Is bilateralism consistent with Global Free Trade? International Journal of Business and Economics 7(2): 137-152.
Additional Information

ARTICLES PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  • May, D.E. 2017. A theory of crop allocations. 3rd Annual Conference of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, ECO-ENA. Oxford, UK.
  • May, D.E. 2016. Assessing the Robustness of Drivers Influencing Farmers´ Incentives to Innovate through Different Business Environments. 26th Annual IFAMA World Conference. Aarhus, Denmark.
  • May, D.E. 2016. A Contribution to Network Analysis. Second European Conference on Social Networks. Paris, France.
  • May, D.E., and McCorriston, S. 2015. Global Agreements in Agriculture: A Network Approach with Market Intermediaries. 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economics. Milan, Italy.
  • May, D.E. 2014. "A Theory of Global Agreements in Agriculture". IAMO Forum 2014. Halle (Saale), Germany.
  • May, D.E. 2014. "International Trade Agreements in Agriculture: An International Network Approach". First Annual Conference of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness, ECO-ENA. University of London, England.
  • May, D.E. 2014. "Business Competitiveness in Agriculture: a Behavioural Approach". Rural Entrepreneurship Conference. Harper Adams University, England.
  • May, D.E. 2013. "An International Trade Network Analysis of Global Agreements in Agriculture". International Workshop on Networks and Trade. Leuven Centre for Irish Studies, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
  • May, D.E. 2013. "Behavioural Drivers of Business Competitiveness". International Conference on Competitiveness Evaluation and Conceptual Aspects (ICCECA). Lima, Peru.
  • May, D.E. 2013. "Export Instability when International Agricultural Markets Operate Under Oligopoly". 18th International Farm Management Congress. Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland.
  • May, D.E., and Paratori, S. 2013. "A Review on Farmers' Behaviour Modelling". Third Annual Conference of Economics Forum of Entrepreneurship & International Business. Oxford University, England.
  • May, D.E. 2013. "Does the representative farmer really exist?". 87th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society. Warwick University. England.
  • May, D.E., and Paratori, S. 2012. Understanding farmers' willingness to produce healthy and safe products". Third International Conference on Safety, Health and Welfare in Agriculture and Agrofood Systems, Ragusa SHWA 2012. Ibla Campus, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy.
  • May, D.E. 2012. “Do non-economic drivers explaining farmers’ incentives to cooperate remain robust through policy and market changes?”. Second eRNAC (Electronic Research Network for Agricultural Cooperatives) conference on Cooperative values in internationalized operations. Helsinki, Finland.
  • May, D.E. 2012. "Can small family run firms develop dynamic capabilities?". The 11th World Congress of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management. Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland.
  • May, D.E. 2012. "Agricultural Trade Liberalisation". Economics Annual Conference, Business School, University of Exeter. England.
  • May, D.E. 2012. "Studying the Stability of Global Free Trade in Agriculture". 25th University of Wolverhampton Business School Research Conference. Wolverhampton, UK.
  • May, D.E. 2011. “Bilateralism in Agriculture when Countries use Distorting Domestic Policies”. XIIIth Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists. Zurich, Switzerland.
  • May, D.E. 2011. “Negative effects of unilateral environmental policies on local biodiversity when international markets are oligopolistic”. 6th Annual Green Economics Institute Conference. University of Oxford, England.
  • May, D.E. 2011. “Understanding innovation in dynamic agricultural business environments: a multivariate approach”. 18th International Farm Management Congress. Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • May, D.E. 2011. “Effects of distrust on the formation of collaborative alliances in agriculture: a social network approach”. Annual Conference of Economic Forum of Entrepreneurship and International Business. Cairo, Egypt.
  • May, D.E., Tate, G.J., and L. Worrall. 2011. “Effect of policy reforms on farmers’ incentives to specialise”. Annual Conference of Economic Forum of Entrepreneurship and International Business. Cairo, Egypt.
  • May, D.E. 2011. “Origins of social repression in small institutionalized groups: the case of the intellectual forum”. Euro American Conference in Academic Disciplines, Austria.
  • May, D.E. 2010. “Agricultural trade liberalisation under bilateralism: an International Network perspective”. 4th Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, Faro, Portugal.
  • May, D.E., Tate, G.J., and L. Worrall. 2010. “Explaining the formation of network innovations by small agricultural firms: the case of the case of the ex-sugar beet farmers of the UK”. The International Conference on Economics and Administration, Faculty of Administration and Business, University of Bucharest, Rumania.
  • May, D.E. 2009. “The effects of environmental considerations on the International Trade System”. The 2009 APJAE Symposium on Trade, Environment and Resources, City University of Hong Kong, School of Business, Hong Kong.
  • May, D.E., and G.J. Tate. 2009. “The bias danger of incorporating business risk into biophysical-economic models: a critical review of the existing economic approaches”, The 2009 Applied Biologists Association Conference in Integrated Agricultural Systems, SAC, Edinburg, Scotland.

BOOKS

  • May, D.E. 2002. Microeconomics and their Application to the Perishable Agricultural Products. Central University of Chile.
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