College of Agriculture

Kishore Joseph

Assistant Professor

Personal Info: 

Dr. Kishore Joseph earned his PhD in agricultural and applied economics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where his work focused on commodity futures markets. He holds a Master of Science degree in Agribusiness Economics and a Master of Business Administration with an elective in finance from Southern Illinois University. Dr. Joseph is originally from India, where he earned a Master’s degree in Agribusiness Management with a specialization in marketing from Archarya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University and a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture from Kerala Agricultural University.

Dr. Joseph’s research and professional interests include agricultural marketing, agribusiness management, commodity price analysis, futures markets, and risk management. He approaches teaching with a broad array of private industry experience. He managed sales for a multinational seed company in India and has completed internships with brokerage and trading firms in the United States. 

Courses Taught:

  • ABUS 300: Agricultural Business Competition
  • ABUS 311: Agricultural Markets and Pricing
  • ABUS 390: World Food and Hunger Issues
  • ABUS 415: Agricultural Price Analysis
  • ABUS 421: Advanced Agribusiness Management
  • ABUS 435: Commodity Futures and Options Markets                      

Research Papers:

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. “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, 2016.

Kishore Joseph, Philip Garcia, and Paul E. Peterson. “Price Discovery in the US Fed Cattle Market.” In Proceedings of the NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management, St. Louis, MO. 2013.

Kishore Joseph. “Mediation in Theory and Practice: An Insight into Illinois Agricultural Mediation Program from 1997–2007.” Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2009.

Presentations: 

North State Precision Ag Expo & Farm Business Forum, Orland, California. “Analyzing Farm Financial Performance.” November 2016.

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), Boston, Massachusetts. “Intraday Market Effects in Electronic Soybean Futures Market During Non-Trading and Trading Hour Announcements.” (with Philip Garcia), August 2016.

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), Boston, Massachusetts. “Does the Boxed Beef Price Ever Lead the Live Cattle Futures Price?” (with Philip Garcia and Paul E. Peterson), August 2016.

CSU Chico Invited Lecture (Agricultural Finance Class), Chico, California. “Introduction to Futures Markets.” November 2015.

CSU Chico Quantitative Research Colloquium, Chico, California. “Intraday Market Effects in Electronic Soybean Futures Market during Non-Trading and Trading Hour Announcements.” October 2015.

Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting and Market Risk Management (NCCC-134), St. Louis, Missouri. “Price Discovery in the U.S. Fed Cattle Market” (with Philip Garcia and Paul E. Peterson), April 2013.

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. “Commodity Storage Under Backwardation: Does the Working Curve Still Work?” (with Scott H. Irwin and Philip Garcia), July 2011.