Assistant Professor of Resource Economics and Management
Dr. Etienne received her Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in December 2013, and joined the Division of Resource Management in August 2014. Dr. Etienne’s research interests include commodity marketing, applied price analysis, forecasting, risk management, and policy analysis. Her on-going research applies advanced econometric methods to address a number of issues related to agricultural and energy economics, including:
- Impact of financial speculations
- Price discovery in commodity markets
- Inter-market volatility linkages and spillovers
- Regional price integrations
- Market performance and efficiency
- Price drivers and forecasting in volatile time of periods
- Scarcioffolo, A.* and X.L. Etienne. “How Connected Are the U.S. Regional Natural Gas Markets in the Post-Deregulation Era? Evidence from Time-Varying Connectedness Analysis.” Journal of Commodity Markets. Forthcoming.
- Aratuo, D.N.* and X.L. Etienne. “Industry-Level Analysis of Tourism-Economic Growth in the United States.” Tourism Management. Forthcoming.
- Etienne, X.L., S.H. Irwin, and P. Garcia. 2018. “Speculation and Corn Prices.” Applied Economics. 50(44): 4724-4744.
- Li, J.*, J.P. Chavas, X.L. Etienne, and C. Li. 2017. “Commodity Price Bubbles and Macroeconomics: Evidence from Chinese Agricultural Markets.” Agricultural Economics 48(6): 755-768.
- Etienne, X.L., A. Trujillo-Barrera, and L.A. Hoffman. 2017. “Volatility Spillover and Time-Varying Conditional Correlation between DDGS, Corn, and Soybean Meal Markets.” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 46(3): 529-554.