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Kishore Joseph

Kishore Joseph, Assistant Professor

Agribusiness Economics

Dr. Joseph is a graduate of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale, M.S. Agribusiness Economics/M.B.A. program and earned his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 2014.

Dr. Joseph’s work experience includes marketing, commodity brokerage, and several years of teaching and applied economic research in academia.

Special Interests:

Agricultural and food marketing; commodity marketing; risk management; price forecasting; agricultural policy; and entrepreneurship.

SIU Kishore Joseph Phone: 618-453-1707


  • ABE 340: Domestic and International Food Policies
  • ABE 472/572: Problems and Policies of the Agricultural Sector


  • Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2014.
  • M.S. in Agribusiness Economics/M.B.A. (Elective–Finance), Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2009.
  • M.A.B.M (Elective–Marketing), Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, India, 2003·
  • B.Sc. Agriculture, College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, India, 2001.

Recent Professional Presentations:

  • Western Agricultural Economics Association, Santa Fe, New Mexico. “Estimating Value Traits of Bulls in Wisconsin: Applications of Hedonic Regression Analysis.” June 2022.

Recent Publications:

  • Kishore Joseph and Philip Garcia. 2018. Intraday Market Effects in Electronic Soybean Futures Market During Non-Trading and Trading Hour Announcements. Applied Economics, 50(11):1188-1202.
  • Kishore Joseph, Scott H. Irwin, and Philip Garcia. 2016. Commodity Storage under Backwardation: Does the Working Curve Still Work? Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 38(1):152-173.
  • Kishore Joseph, Philip Garcia, and Paul E. Peterson. 2016. Does the Boxed Beef Price Inform the Live Cattle Futures Price? 2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts, No. 236166. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

Recent Grants:

  • WiSys Ignite Grant. Developing and Nurturing Tomorrow’s Workforce through Project-Based Applied Commodity Research (2021-2023).