Dr. Emir Malikov is an assistant professor of agricultural economics at Auburn University. He was formerly an assistant professor of economics at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2014. Dr. Malikov’s primary research interests are in econometrics, production economics and productivity analysis, agricultural economics and the economics of financial intermediation. His work has been published in journals including Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Econometric Reviews and American Journal of Agricultural Economics.