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Barry Barnett

Professor, Agricultural Economics

E-mail address: bjb11@msstate.edu
Website: http://www.agecon.msstate.edu/associate.asp?id=6


Barry Barnett's research interests focus on agricultural policy, risk management, and insurance. He writes extensively on U.S. commodity programs and crop insurance. In addition, he has an active research program related to disaster risk management in rural areas of developing countries. Dr. Barnett's research efforts are reflected in numerous articles published in scholarly journals as well as contributions to World Bank, OECD, and USAID publications. He also regularly conducts analysis and makes recommendations at the request of the Risk Management Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dr. Barnett teaches graduate courses in microeconomic theory and research methods.

State of Knowledge Report: Legal Considerations for the Design of Weather Index Insurance

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: GlobalAgRisk, Inc.
2012
Collaborators: Richard Carpenter, Jerry Skees, and Benjamin Collier



State of Knowledge Report: Market Development for Weather Index Insurance Key Considerations for Sustainabiligy and Scale Up

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: GlobalAgRisk, Inc.
2011
Collaborators: Anne Murphy, Nadezda Nikolova, Jason Hartell, Jerry Skees, and Richard Carpenter



State of Knowledge Report: Data Requirements for the Design of Weather Index Insurance

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: GlobalAgRisk, Inc.
2010
Collaborators: Benjamin Collier and Jerry Skees



Poverty Traps and Climate Risk: Limitations and Opportunities of Index-Based Risk Financing

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: International Research Institute for Climate and Society
2007
Collaborators: Christopher B. Barrett, and others
Series: IRI Technical Report 07-03 (Working Paper)



Potential of Multicrop Revenue Insurance to Serve the Needs of Mississippi Crop Producers

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: MSU Office of Agriciultural Communications
2001
Collaborators: Keith H. Coble and others
Series: MAFES Bulletin 1109



Real Options: Understanding the Basic Concepts

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: MSU Dept. of Agricultural Economics
2001
Collaborators: Carlos Trejo, Keith H. Coble, M. Darren Hudson, and Lisa House
Series: Staff Report 2001-02



Crop Insurance in the Midsouth

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: Mississippi Agriciultural and Forestry Experiment Station
2000
Collaborators: Keith H. Coble and Stan R. Spurlock
Series: MAFES Technical Bulletin 227



Understanding Crop Insurance Principles: A Primer for Farm Leaders

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Station
1999
Collaborators: Keith H. Coble
Series: Bulletin 1087



New Solutions for Risk Sharing in the Farm and Food System

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station
1999
Collaborators: J. R. Skees
Series: Bulletin 99-04-62



Managing Revenue Risk on Mississippi Farms

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: Mississippi State University Extension
1998
Collaborators: John Robinson and Steve Martin
Series: Publication 2198



Agriciulture: Food, Fiber, & Forestry: Contribution to Mississippi's Economy

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: Mississippi State Universityi Extension Service
1996
Collaborators: J.R.C. Robinson
Series: Publication 2165

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Agriculture and Forestry in Mississippi: An Analysis of the Impacts of Food and Fiber Related Sectors on the Mississippi Economy

Barnett, Barry
Publisher: MSU Agricultural Economics
1996
Collaborators: L. Reinschmiedt
Series: Ag. Econ. Technical Bulletin 95




Barnett, Barry J. and Benjamin L. Collier. "Reflections on Doing Bad by Doing Good" Studies in Emergent Order 7 (2014): 74-80.
Barnett, Barry J. "The Last Farm Bill?" Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 46.3 (2014): 311-319.
Barnett, Barry. "Multiple-Peril Crop Insurance: Successes and Challenges" Agricultural Finance Review 74.2 (2014): 200-216.
Barnett, Barry J., Keith H. Coble, and John Michael Riley. "Analyzing Mississippi Soybean Producers' Farm Bill Alternatives" Ag Policy Brief (2014): 1-7.
Barnett, Barry J. and Keith H. Coble. "Why Do We Subsidize Crop Insurance?" American Journal of Agricultural Economics 95.2 (2013): 498-504.
Coble, Keith, Barry J. Barnett, and Corey Miller. "House Agriciulture Committee Version of 2012 Farm Bill" Farm Policy Brief (MSU Dept. of Ag. Econ.) 2.3 (2012): 1-10.
Coble, Keith, Barry Barnett, Corey Miller, and David Ubilava. "Senate Agriculture Committee Version of 2012 Farm Bill" Farm Policy Brief (MSU Dept. of Ag. Econ.) 2.2 (2012): 1-8.
Barnett, Barry J. and Keith H. Coble. "Understand Regional Differences in Farm Policy Preferences" American Journal of Agricultural Economics 94.2 (2012): 528-534.
Ubilava, David, Barry J. Barnett, Keith H. Coble, and Ardian Harri. "The SURE Program and Its Interaction with Other Federal Farm Programs" Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 36.3 (2011): 630-648.
Miller, Corey, Barry J. Barnett, and Keith Coble. "The Price of ACRE" Farm Policy Brief (MSU Dept. of Ag. Econ.) 1.1 (2011): 1-3.
Collier, Benjamin, Jerry Skees, and Barry J. Barnett. "Weather Index Insurance and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges in Lower Income Countries" The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance. Issues and Practice 34.3 (2009): 401-424.
Dorfman, Jeffrey H., Barry J. Barnett, John C. Bergstrom, and Bethany Lavigno. "Searching for Farmland Preservation Markets: Evidence from the Southeastern U.S." Land Use Policy 26.1 (2009): 121-129.
Barnett, Barry and Keith H. Coble. "Are Our Agricultural Risk Management Tools Adequate for New Era?" Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues 24.1 (2009): 36-39.
Brooks, Christopoher P., Christopher Holmes, Karen Kramer, Barry Barnett, and Timothy H. Keitt. "The Role of Demography and Markets in Determining Deforestation Rates Near Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar" PLoS (Public Library of Science) ONE 4.6 (2009): e5783.
Deng, Xiaohui, Barry J. Barnett, Gerrit Hoogenboom, Yingzhuo Yu, and Axel Garcia y Garcia. "Alternative Crop Insurance Indexes" Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 40.1 (2008): 223-237.
Skees, Jerry R., Barry J. Barnett, and Anne G. Murphy. "Creating Insurance Markets for Natural Disaster Risk in Lower Income Countries: The Potential Role for Securitization" Agricultural Finance Review 68.1 (2008): 151-167.
Barnett, Barry J., Christopher B. Barrett, and Jerry R. Skees. "Poverty Traps and Index-Based Risk Transfer Products" World Development 36.10 (2008): 1766-1785.
Coble, Keith H., and Barry J. Barnett. "Implications of Integrated Commodity Programs and Crop Insurance" Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 40.2 (2008): 431-442.
Barnett, Barry J., and Olivier Mahul. "Weather Index Insurance for Agriculture and Rural Areas in Lower Income Countries" American Journal of Agricultural Economics 89.5 (2007): 1241-1247.
Deng, Xiaohui, Barry J. Barnett, Dmitry V. Vedenov, and Joe W. West. "Hedging Diary Production Losses Using Weather-Based Index Insurance" Agricultural Economics 36.2 (2007): 271-280.
Barnett, Barry J. "[Book Review of] The Agricultural Revolution of the 20th Century By Don Paarlberg and Philip Paarlberg" Rural History 12 (2001): 237-239.
Barnett, Barry J. "[Book Review of] Disasters and Democracy: The Politics of Extreme Natural Events By Rutherford H. Platt" Disasters: The Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy & Management 25.2 (2001): 181-182.
Barnett, Barry J. and Keith H. Coble. "New Crop Insurance Provisions for 2001" Delta Business Journal 3.10 (2001): 43.
Barnett, Barry J. "Risky Business" Southern Perspectives 4.4 (2001): 4-5.
Barnett, Barry J. "The U.S. Farm Financial Crisis of the 1980s" Agricultural History 74.2 (2000): 366-380.
Barnett, Barry J. "The U.S. Federal Crop Insurance Program" Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 48.4 (2000): 539-551.
Barnett, Barry J. "U.S. Government Natural Diaster Assistance: Historical Analysis and a Proposal for the Future" Diasters: The Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy & Management 23.2 (1999): 139-155.
Skees, Jerry R., and Barry J. Barnett. "Conceptual and Practical Considerations for Sharing Catastrophic/Systemic Risks" Review of Agricultural Economics 21.2 (1999): 424-441.
Barnett, Barry J., and Brandon O. Gibson. "Economic Challenges of Transgenic Crops: The Case of Bt Cotton" Journal of Economic Issues 33.3 (1999): 647-659.
Black, J. Roy, Barry J. Barnett, and Yingyao Hu. "Cooperatives and Capital Markets: The Case of Minnesota-Dakota Sugar Cooperatives" American Journal of Agricultural Economics 81.5 (1999): 1240-1246.
Skees, Jerry R., Roy Black, and Barry J. Barnett. "Designing and Rating an Area Yield Crop Insurance Contract" American Journal of Agricultural Economics 79.2 (1997): 430-438.
Barnett, Barry J. and Jerry R. Skees. "Region and Crop Specific Models of the Deman for Federal Multiple Peril Crop Insurance" Journal of Insurance Issues 18.2 (1995): 47-65.
Barnett, Barry J., and Jerry R. Skees. "The Federal Crop Insurance Program: Past, Present, and Future" Journal of Insurance Issues 18.1 (1995): 75-100.

Barnett, Barry J., Benjamin Collier, J. Hartell, A. Murphy, N. Nikolova, and Jerry Skees. "Rethinking the Role of Index Insurance-Accessing Markets for the Poor." Weather Index Insurance for Smallholder Farmers in Africa: Lessons Learned and Goals for the Future, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2010. Africa: Sun Media Stellenbosch, 2012. 21-48.
Skees, Jerry R., Barry J. Barnett, and Benjamin Collier. "Agricultural Insurance: Background and Context for Climate Adaptation Discussions." Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Expert Workshop on Economic Aspects of Adaptation, Paris, France, April 7-8, 2008. Lexington, KY: GlobalAgRisk, Inc., 2008. 1-32.
Robinson, J. and Barry J. Barnett. "State-Level Economic Impacts of the New Cotton Program in Mississippi." 1996 Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. National Cotton Council, 1996. 455-457.
Robinson, J. R., Barry J. Barnett, and S. R. Spurlock. "Pest Management, Net Revenue Risk, and Insurance: What are the Policy Alternatives." Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Little Rock, Arkansas, February 1998.
Skees, J. R., J. R. Black, and Barry J. Barnett. "Designing and Rating an Area Yield Crop Insurance Contract." Paper, Annual Meeting, American Agricultural Economics Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 1995.
Cannon, D. and Barry J. Barnett. "Modeling Changes in Participation in the Fedeal Multiple Peril Crop Insurance Program Between 1982 and 1987." Paper, Annual Meeting, American Agricultural Economics Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 1995.
Coble, Keith H., S. Martin, and Barry J. Barnett. "Modeling Counter-Cyclical Farm Policy for Mid-South Farmers." Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Agricultural Economics Association, Starkville, Mississippi, June 2001.
Barnett, Barry. "Developing and Pricing Precipitation Insurance." USDA Risk Management Agency Research Advisory Committee, Washington D. C., September 2000.
Barnett, Barry. "Risk Financing Mechanisms - An Overview of Concepts and Approaches." Invited Presentation for the World Water Week Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, August 2009.
Martin, Steven W., Barry J. Barnett, and Keith H. Coble. "Developing and Pricing a Rainfall Contingent Claims Contract." Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Lexington, Kentucky, February 2000.
Barnett, Barry J. "The U.S. Farm Financial Crisis of the 1980's." Agricultural History Society 80th Anniversary Symposium, Mississippi State, MS, June 1999.
Barnett, Barry. "Crop Insurance Implications of the 2014 Farm Bill." XIII Congreso de la Asociacion Lationomericana para el Desarrollo del Seguro Agropecuario, Puebla, Mexico, May, 2014.
Spurlock, S. R., Barry J. Barnett, S. Dhar, O. Isengildina, S. Meerungruang, G. Mumma, and O. Murova. "Evaluating Crop and Revenue Insurance Purchase Decisions in the Mid-South." Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Little Rock, Arkansas, February 1998.
Barnett, Barry J. and L. House. "Using the Double-Oral Auction Experiment in an Introductory Agricultural Economics Course." Poster, Annual Meeting, American Agricultural Economics Association, San Antonio, Texas, July 1996.
Coble, Keith H., and Barry J. Barnett. "Modeling Domestic Support Programs for the Next Farm Bill: An Aggregate-Disaggregate Approach." Mississippi State University Economics Sciences Symposium, November 2000.
Barnett, Barry. "Crop Insurance Premium Rating: A Historical Perspective and Ongoing Challenges." Session I: Plenary Featuring Invited Speakers for the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association's Crop Insurance and the Farm Bill Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, October 2013.
Anderson, John, Keith Coble, and Barry Barnett. "Impacts of the SURE Standing Disaster Assistance Program on Producer Risk Management and Crop Insurance Programs." AAEA Selected Paper, Annual Meeting, Agriciultural and Applied Economics Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 2009.
Coble, Keith H. and Barry J. Barnett. "Why Do We Subsidize Crop Insurance?." Principal Paper, Annual Meeting, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Seattle, Washington, August 2012.
Barnett, Barry J. and B. O. Gibson. "The Political Economy of Bt Cotton: Property Rights, Transactions Costs and Imperfect Information." Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Little Rock, Arkansas, February 1998.
Barnett, Barry J. "The Empiricist's Dilemma." Panel Discussion of Christopher Coyne's Book Doing Bad By Doing Good, Mississippi State University, March 2013.
Barnett, Barry. "Gaps in the Farm Risk Management Literature." ARA Section Track Session, Annual Meeting, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 2009.
Anderson, John D., Barry J. Barnett, and Keith H. Coble. "Impacts of a Standing Disaster Payment Program on U.S. Crop Insurance." 108th European Association of Agricultural Economics Seminar on Income Stabilization, Warsaw, Poland, February 8-9, 2008. 1-24.
Martin, Steve W., J. R. C. Robinson, and Barry J. Barnett. "Managing Revenue Risk on Mississippi Cotton Farms." 1998 Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. 339-340.
Coble, Keith H., and Barry J. Barnett. "The Role of Research in Producer Risk Mangement." Pre-Conference on Agricultural Risk Management. Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 1998.
Coble, Keith H., Barry J. Barnett, and John Michael Riley. "Challenging Belief in the Law of Small Numbers." Agricultural and Applied Economics Association's 2013 Crop Insurance and the Farm Bill Symposiium, Louisville, Kentucky, October 2013.
Barnett, Barry J. "Keynote Addres - Crop Insurance: Successes and Challenges." Second International Agricultural Risk, Finance, and Insurance Conference, Vancouver, BC, June 2013.
Black, J. Roy, Barry J. Barnett, and Yingyao Hu. "Cooperatives and Capital Markets: The Case of Minnesota-Dakota Sugar Beet Cooperatives." Principal Paper, Annual Meeting, American Agricultural Economics Association, Nashville, Tennessee, August 1999.
Barnett, Barry. "New Developments in Crop Insurance and Their Implications for 2010 and Beyond." Organized Symposium Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Denver, Colorado, July 2010.
Barnett, Barry. "What Do Insurance Principles Imply About Compensation Mechanisms." Workshop on Livestock Compensation, USDA/APHIS Center for Epidemiology and Animal Health, Fort Collins, Colorado, July 2010.
Wang, Yang, Barry J. Barnett, Keith H. Coble, and Ardian Harri. "Yield Aggregation Impacts on a "Deep Loss" Systemic Risk Protection Program." Annual Meeting, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Seattle, Washington, August 2012. 1-24.
Barnett, Barry. "Catastrophic Risk and Poverty: What is the Potential for Weather Index Insurance Interventions." Invited Seminar for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria, January 2010.
Barnett, Barry J. and J. E. Lee, Jr. "Globalization, Technological Advances and Other Threats to American Agriculture: Discussion." Invited Paper, Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Fort Worth, Texas, January 28-31, 2001.
Tran, Trang, Keith H. Coble, Ardian Harri, Barry J. Barnett, and John M. Riley. "Proposed Farm Bill Impact on the Optimal Hedge Ratios For Crops." Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Orlanto Florida, February 3-5, 2013. 1-23.
Barnett, Barry. "An Introduction to Area Yield Index Insurance." Area Yield Index Insurance, Ghana Agricultural Insurance Programme, Accra, Ghana, February 2012.
Barnett, Barry. "Farm Policy in an Era of Budget Austerity and High Commodity Prices." Presentation to the American Farm Bureau Federation Outlook Conference, Portland, Oregon, October 2011.
Barnett, Barry. "Basic HTML and Frontpage: A Minimalist Approach to Course Web Sites." Organized Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Tampa, Florida, August 2000.
Barnett, Barry. "Climate Change Implications for Crop Insurance." Organized Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Washington DC, July 2013.
Barnett, Barry. "Random Thoughts about Publishing." Mississippi State University Division of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine Faculty Mentoring Program, Starkville, Mississippi, April 2013.
Barnett, Barry. "Challenges with Developing Weather Index Insurance for Rural Areas of Lower Income Countries." Keynote presentation for Weather Derivatives and Risk Workshop, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, January 2010.
Wolfe, W., Barry J. Barnett, and D. Caillavet. "Site-Specific Crop Management: Technologies, Applications and Current Research Initiatives." Southern Soybean Conference, Memphis, Tennessee, February 1996.
Barnett, Barry. "An Introduction to Index Insurance." AAEA Organized Symposium, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 2009.
Barnett, Barry. "State of U.S. Agriculture and the Safety Net." Invited Presentation for the U.S. House of Representatives Legislative Staff, Washington D.C., May 1999.
Barnett, Barry, Keith Coble, and D. Hudson. "Risk Management Research in the Agricultural Economics Department." Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and Mississippi State University Extension Service Program of Excellence, Mississippi State Univiersity, November 1998.
Barnett, Barry. "Index-based Agricultural Risk Management Tools." Conference on Risk Management Under the Reformed CAP, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, December 2011.
Barnett, Barry. "Agricultural Insurance." Invited Presentation for the Advancing Microfinance in Rural West Africa Conference, Bamako, Mali, February 2000.
Barnett, Barry. "Excellence in Teaching: Outcome or Attitude?." Invited Presentation for Excellence in Teaching Symposium, Mississippi State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, August 2000.
Martin, Steven W., Barry J. Barnett, and Keith H. Coble. "Investigating the Implications of Multi-Crop Revenue Insurance for Producer Risk Management." Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Lexington, Kentucky, February 2000.
Barnett, Barry. "Using Area Yield Index Insurance." Area Yield Index Insurance, Ghana Agricultural Insurance Programme, Accra, Ghana, February 2012.
Barnett, Barry. "Crop Insurance Premium Rates in the Mid-South." Organized Symposium Presentation, Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Memphis, Tennessee, February 1999.
Barnett, Barry J. "The Last Farm Bill?." Presidential Address, 46th Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Dallas, Texas, February 1-4, 2014.
Wang, Yang, Barry J. Barnett, Keith H. Coble, and Ardian Harri. "An Examination of How the Level of Yield Aggregation Impacts the Effectiveness of Area-Based Insurance Designs." Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Birmingham, Alabama, February 2012.
Chalise, Lekhnath, Keith H. Coble, and Barry J. Barnett. "Customizable Area Whole-Farm Insurance (CAWFI)." Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Corpus Christi, Texas, February 20101. 1-19.
Zhang, Rui (Carolyn), Jack E. Houston, Dmitry V. Vedenov, and Barry J. Barnett. "Impacts of Government Risk Management Policies on Hedging in Futures and Options: LPM2 Hedge Model vs. EU Hedge Model." Proceedings of the NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis: Forecasting and Market Risk Management, St. Louis, Missouri, April 2008. 1-25.
Coble, Keith and Barry J. Barnett. "The Impact of Alternative Farm Bill Designs on the Aggregate Distribution of Farm Program Payments." Proceedings of the S-1016 Conference on Domestic and Trade Impacts of U.S. Farm Policy: Future Directions and Challenges, Washington D.C., November 15-16, 2007.
Barnett, Barry. "The Risks of Public Involvement: Learning from the US Experience." Invited Presentation for the G8 Experts' Summit on Insurance Instruments for Adaptation to Climate Risks, Berlin, Germany, November 2007.
Barnett, Barry. "The Academic Perspective." An Organized Symposium Presentationat the Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Denver, Colorado, July 2010 .
Barnett, Barry. "Are Our Agricultural Risk Management Tools Adequate for a New Era." Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics webinar, April 2009.
Barnett, Barry. "Crop Insurances Rate in the Mid-South." USDA Risk Management Agency Research Advisory Committee, Nashville, Tennessee, August 1999.
Coble, Keith J., D. Ubilava, R. Dismukes, and Barry J. Barnett. "Evaluating the Risk Reduction of Shallow Loss Versus Wrapped Farm Policy." Annual Meeting of SCC-76 Economics and Management of Risk in Agriculture and Natural Resources Group, Pensacola, Florida, March 2012.
Barnett, Barry J. and Keith H. Coble. "Understanding Why 2012 Southern Farm Bill Preferences Will Differ from Midwest Preferences." Principle Paper, Annual Meeting, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Pittsburg, PA, July 2011.
Barnett, Barry. "A Brief History of U.S. Commodity Programs." Mississippi Agricultural Economics Association, Starkville, Mississippi, October 2013.
Coble, Keith H. and Barry J. Barnett. "Implications of Integrated Commodity Programs and Crop Insurance." Invited Paper, 40th Annual Meeting, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Dallas, Texas, February 2-5, 2008.
Barnett, Barry J. "Risk Management Tools in the Agri-Food Sector in the U.S.." Invited Paper, 34th Annual Meeting, Canadian Agricultural Economics Association, Vancouver, Canada, June 2000.
Zhang, R., J. Houston, D. Vedenov, and Barry Barnett. "Effects of Government Payments and Crop Programs on Optimal Downside Risk Hedge Ratios." Poster Presented at the Annual Meeting, American Agricultural Economics Association, Portland, Oregon, August 2007.
Coble, Keith H., Lekhnath Chalise, Barry J. Barnett, and Corey Miller. "Developing a Feasible Whole Farm Insurance Product." Breakout Session IV Presentation at the Second International Agricultural Risk, Finance, and Insurance Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 16-18, 2013.
Barnett, Barry. "From the Margin to the Mainstream: 20 Years of Index Insurance Research." Seminar, Department of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State University, April 2010.
Barnett, Barry J. and Olivier Mahul. "Weather Index Insurance for Agriculture and Rural Areas in Lower-Income Countries." Principal Paper, Annual Meeting, American Agricultural Economics Association, Portland, Oregon, August 2007.