About Dragan Miljkovic

Dragan Miljkovic is professor of agricultural economics in the Department of Agribusiness & Applied Economics at North Dakota State University. Dr. Miljkovic holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Economics from the University of Belgrade, and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Research areas of interest include agricultural price analysis, international economics, and agricultural and food policy including human nutrition, obesity, and food safety. Dr. Miljkovic authored over sixty peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and edited three books. He has more than 60 selected and invited presentations at various domestic and international conferences and universities in North America, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia. Dr. Miljkovic teaches undergraduate class in agricultural prices and graduate advanced econometrics class.

Dr. Miljkovic is the Founding Editor and Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development (JIATD), and has also served as the Associate Editor of the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (JAAE). He is an active member of numerous professional organizations and associations including the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), the AAEA, the SAEA, WAEA, NAREA, AARES, and regional projects NCCC-134, WERA-72, and S-1016.

  • Miljkovic, Dragan: “The Impact of External Pressure on Voting Outcomes in Transition Economies,” Review of Radical Political Economics, In Press (Accepted for publication in June of 2013).
  • Miljkovic, Dragan and Miguel Gomez: "A Mechanism Design of Dispute Resolution Systems in a Regional Free Trade Agreement," Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization (October 2013), 11(1): 1-17.
  • Miljkovic, Dragan and Dane Braun: “Controlling Avoidance of Food Safety Regulations in Meat Packing Industry in the United States,” Open Journal of Political Science (2013), 3(2): 76-84.
  • Wilson, William and Dragan Miljkovic: “Dynamic Inter-relationships in Hard Wheat Basis Markets,” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics (2013), 61(3): 397-416.
  • Miljkovic, Dragan, Silvia H. Miranda, and Saleem Shaik: “Trade openness and technical efficiency in Brazilian agriculture.” Applied Economics Letters (2013), 20 (2): 103-106.
  • Miljkovic, Dragan, Saleem Shaik, and Dane Braun: “The Impact of Ethanol Policies on Livestock Production and Prices,” Journal of Policy Modeling (2012), 34(6): 817-831.
  • Miljkovic, Dragan: “International Agreements and Organizations: Pivotal Countries and Manipulations,” Economic Modelling (2009), 26(6): 1398-1402.
  • Miljkovic, Dragan, William Nganje, and Helene de Chastenet: “Economic Factors Affecting the Increase in Obesity in the United States: The Differential Response to Price,” Food Policy (2008), 33(1), 48-60.
  • Miljkovic, Dragan: “Optimal Timing in the Problem of Family Farm Transfer from Parent to Child: An Option Value Approach,” Journal of Development Economics (2000), 61(2), pp. 543-552.
  • Miljkovic, Dragan: “The Law of One Price in International Trade: A Critical Review,” Review of Agricultural Economics, (1999), 21(1), pp. 126-139.


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