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Amin Mugera

Dr Amin Mugera

Senior Lecturer
Agriculture and Environment, School of

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School of Agriculture and Environment
The University of Western Australia (M089)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 3427
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Room G032, Agriculture North West Wing, Perth campus
MS Mich., PhD Kansas
Amin Mugera joined the UWA Agriculture and Resource Economics faculty as an Assistant Professor in June 2009. He obtained his Ph.D. from Kansas State University (2009) and a double MS. in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness from Michigan State University (2004). Mugera’s broad research interest ranges from strategic management to production/financial analysis of agribusiness firms. He is currently exploring the relationship between macroeconomic policies and agricultural productivity across different countries.
Key research
Production Economics & Finance
Farm Management
Agricultural Marketing
Economic Growth
Poverty and Vulnerability Analysis
Mugera, A. “Measuring Technical Efficiency of Dairy Farms with Imprecise Data: A Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis Approach.” Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2013, forthcoming)

Fogarty, J., and A. Mugera. “Local Government Efficiency: Evidence from Western Australia” Australian Economic Review (2013, forthcoming)

Mugera, A., and A. Ojede. “Technical Efficiency in African Agriculture: Is it Catching-up or Lagging behind.” Journal of International Development (2013, forthcoming)

Ojede, A., A. Mugera., and D. Seo. “Macroeconomic Policy Reforms and Productivity Growth in African Agriculture.” Contemporary Economic Policy (2013): doi: 10.1111/coep.12000

Mugera, A. “Sustained Competitive Advantage in Agribusiness: Applying the Resource-based Theory to Human Resources.” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 15(2012):27-48.

Mugera, A., M, Langemeier, and A. M. Featherstone. “Labor Productivity Growth in the Kansas Farm Sector: A Tripartite Decomposition using Non-Parametric Approach.” Agriculture & Resource Economics Review, 41(2012):298-312.

Mugera, A., M.R. Langemeier., and A.M. Featherstone. Labor Productivity Convergence in the Kansas Farm Sector: A Three-stage Procedure using Data Envelopment Analysis and Semiparametric Regression Analysis. Journal of Productivity, 38(2012):67-79.

Mugera, A., and M.R. Langemeier. “Does Farm Size and Specialization Matter for Productive Efficiency? Results from Kansas.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 43(2011):1-14.
Agriculture and Applied Economics Association
Australia Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, Australia
International Food and Agribusiness Management Association
ECON5510 Applied Demand and Production Analysis
ECON5001 Agriculture and Economic Development
AGRI4402 Agribusiness
ECON3300 Agricultural Economics and Marketing

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