Campus Directory: Danny Le Roy

University of Lethbridge

Danny Le Roy
Faculty
Economics Department
Office: C588 (University Hall)
Phone: (403) 329-2733
Fax: (403) 329-2519
Email:
Coordinator
Agricultural Studies
Office: C588 (University Hall)
Phone: (403) 329-2733
Fax: (403) 329-2519

Degrees

BA (Economics, Hons., 1992), Carleton University; MSc (Agricultural Economics and Business, 1996), University of Guelph; PhD (Agricultural Economics and Business, 2002), University of Guelph

Expertise

Economics of agricultural production, Marketing and trade, Economics of biofuels, Economics of emerging water markets, Austrian economics

Research Areas

Beef, Cattle, BSE, Dairy, Milk, Ethanol, Biodiesel, Grains, Oilseeds, Farming, Ranching, Agriculture, Water, Policy, Government, Redistribution, Production, Marketing, Trade

Previous Research Areas

Beef, Cattle, BSE, Milk, Ethanol, Biodiesel, Grains, OIlseeds, Farming, Ranching, Agriculture, Water, Policy, Government, Redistribution, Production, Marketing, Trade

Office Hours

MWF 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

About Me

Danny Le Roy is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Lethbridge. He received his B.A. (Honours) in Economics in 1992 from Carleton University and his MSc and PhD in Agricultural Economics in (1994 and 2002, respectively) from the University of Guelph. He teaches courses in agricultural systems modeling, commodity marketing, agricultural policy and micro-economics.

The focus of Dr. Le Roy's research is on livestock production, marketing and trade, emerging markets for irrigation water in Southern Alberta, and the impact of renewable energy policies on Canadian agriculture. He has been involved in numerous studies involving systems modelling of farms in Canada and assessments of agricultural policy and trade alternatives.

Le Roy has served as an executive member of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society, the Alberta Agricultural Economics Association and the Tiffin Conference Organizing Committee. He has published in and reviewed several papers for the Canadian Journal of Economics, Current Agriculture, Food and Research Issues, Canadian Public Policy and the Western Economic Forum. He has been nominated twice for the Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Lethbridge, and in 2004 and in 2008, he received the Agricultural Students Association Distinguished Teaching Award.

Selected Publications

Published Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
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Le Roy, Danny G., Amani E. Elobeid and K.K.Klein. 2011. The Impact of Trade Barriers The Impact of Trade Barriers On Mandated Biofuel Consumption in Canada. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. Published on-line April 11.

K.K.Klein and Danny G. Le Roy. 2010. BSE in Canada: Were Economic Losses to the Beef Industry Covered by Government Compensation? Canadian Public Policy. June. 36(2): 227-240. Available at: http://utpjournals.metapress.com/content/p7r1365722134189/fulltext.pdf

Le Roy, Danny G. and K.K. Klein. 2008. Impacts and Lessons from BSE Episodes. CAB Reviews:
Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources. 87(3): 1-7.

Weerahewa, Jeevika, Karl D. Meilke and Danny G. Le Roy. 2008. An Economic Assessment of the BSE Crisis in Canada: Impacts Of Border Closure And Recovery Programs". The Estey Centre Journal of Law and Economics. 8(2): 175-200.

Le Roy, Danny G., K.K. Klein and Lawrence Nii Arbenser. 2007. An Evaluation of Economic Models to Provide Policy Advice in Response to the BSE Crisis in Canada. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. December. 55(4): 551-564.

Le Roy, Danny G. and K.K.Klein. 2005. Mad Cow Chaos in Canada: Was It Just Bad Luck Or Did Government Policies Play a Role? Canadian Public Policy. December. 31(4): 381-400

Klein, K. K., Lorraine Nicol, and Danny G. Le Roy. 2004. Challenges for Water Researchers in Alberta in a Climate of Policy Uncertainty. Current Agriculture, Food & Resource Issues. May. 5: 160-176.

Le Roy, Danny G. and K. K. Klein. 2003. Apocalypse Cow: The Effect of BSE on Canada's Beef Industry. Western Economic Forum. December. 2(2): 20 26.

Le Roy, Danny G. and K. K. Klein. 2003. Say Hay and Hay West: Charity, Government and Farmer Responses to the 2002 Drought in Western Canada. Western Economics Forum. April. 2(1): 14-19.



Chapters in Published Proceedings
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K.K.Klein and Danny G. Le Roy. 2008. The Biofuels Industry: An Economic Perspective on Growth, Government Intervention and Future Potential. in Chapter 20 of Investment in a Global Economy: Its Environment, Finance and Economics: Proceedings from the 2nd Annual International Symposium on Economic Theory, Policy and Applications. Peter E. Koveos (ed). July. Athens, Greece: ATINER.

Le Roy, Danny G. and K.K.Klein. 2007. The Development and Sustainability of the Biofuel Industry in Canada. In the National Agricultural Biotechnology Council Report #19 - Agricultural Biofuels: Technology, Sustainability and Profitability. Edited by Allan Eaglesham. Proceedings from the 19th Annual National Agricultural Biotechnology Council Conference. December. pp. 177-186.

Le Roy, Danny G., Jeevika Weeraweha and David P. Anderson. 2006. Disruption in the Supply Chain for Beef and Pork: What Has Happened and What Was NAFTA Doing? In Agrifood Regulatory and Policy Integration Under Stress. edited by Ronald D. Knutson, Rene F. Ochoa, Karen Huff, Karl D. Meilke, and David P. Ernstes. Proceedings from the Second Annual North American Agrifood Market Integration Consortium Workshop. May. pp. 49-78.

Le Roy, Danny G. 2001. Trade Liberalization and the Canadian Dairy Industry. Advances In Dairy Technology edited by John Kennelly. Proceedings of the 2001 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar. Volume 13. pp. 327-336.

Cox, Thomas L., Danny G. Le Roy and Ellen W. Goddard. 2001. Dairy Disputes in North America: A Case Study. In Trade Liberalization Under NAFTA: Report Card on Agriculture edited by R. M. A. Loyns, Karl Meilke, Ronald D. Knutson and Antonio Yunez-Naude. Proceedings of the Sixth Canada/U.S. Agricultural and Food Policy Systems Information Workshop. January.

Meilke, Karl D., Rakhal Sarker and Danny G. Le Roy. 1996. Analyzing the Potential for Increased Trade In Dairy Products: A Canadian Perspective. In Understanding Canada/United States Dairy Disputes edited by R. M. A. Loyns, Karl Meilke and Ronald D. Knutson. Proceedings of the Second Canada/U.S. Agricultural and Food Policy Systems Information Workshop. December. pp.241-272.


Selected Creative Works

Technical Reports
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Duffy, Randy, Ken McEwan and Danny G. Le Roy. 2010. BDO - 2011 Agricultural Outlook. Toronto, Ontario: BDO Canada. pp. 38. December 2. Available at: http://www.bdo.ca/library/publications/agriculture/documents/Agriculture-Outlook-2011.pdf

Ali, Md Kamar, Danny G. Le Roy, Danny G. 2010. Water Allocation Models for Alberta: What's Available and What are the Needs?. Southern Alberta Resource Economics Centre Report 2010-3. Lethbridge, Alberta: Department of Economics, The University of Lethbridge. pp.19.

Duffy, Randy, Ken McEwan and Danny G. Le Roy. 2009. BDO - 2010 Agricultural Outlook. Toronto, Ontario: BDO Canada. pp. 38. December 2. Available at: http://www.bdo.ca/library/publications/agriculture/documents/AgricultureOutlook2010.pdf

Le Roy, Danny G., Amani E. Elobeid and K.K.Klein. 2009. The Impact of Trade Barriers
On Mandated Biofuel Consumption in Canada. Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network Commissioned Paper CP 2009-2. pp. 36. October. Available at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/~catprn/PDF/Commissioned_Paper_2009-2_Leroy.pdf

Le Roy, Danny G., Amani E. Elobeid and K.K.Klein. 2009. The Impact of Trade Barriers
On Mandated Biofuel Consumption in Canada. Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network Trade Policy Brief pp. 4. September. Available at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/~catprn/PDF/TPB-09-03-leroy.pdf

Le Roy, Danny G. 2008. Livestock Production, Marketing and Trade in Brazil and Argentina: Observations of an Agricultural Economist on the 2008 South America Smart Food, Fibre and Fuel Tour. Prepared for the Alberta Livestock Industry Development Fund. May 23.

Klein, K.K. and Danny G. Le Roy. 2007. The Biofuels Frenzy: What's in it for Canadian Agriculture? Green Paper Prepared for the Alberta Institute of Agrologists. March 28. pp. 46.

Janvier, Sandra, Jean-Philippe Gervais et Danny G. Le Roy. 2006. Impacts des biocarburants sur le secteur de la transformation alimentaire. L'agroindustriel: Bulletin de la cellule d'intelligence économique. November. 4(4): 2-10.

Le Roy, Danny G., K.K.Klein and Tatiana Klvacek. 2006. The Losses in the Beef Sector in Canada from BSE. Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network Commissioned Paper CP 2006-4. pp. 67. September.

Le Roy, Danny G., K.K.Klein and Tatiana Klvacek. 2006. The Losses in the Beef Sector in Canada from BSE. Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network Trade Policy Brief pp. 4. September.

Klein, K.K., Joshua Anyangah, Henning Bjornlund, Celia Chiang, Ruth Grant-Kalischuk, Dan Johnson, Danny G. Le Roy, Allan Walburger. 2006. Economic Scoping Study on Climate Change Adaptation in Alberta. Report Prepared for Alberta Environment. Pp.186. March 30.

Walburger, A.M., Danny G. Le Roy, K.K.Kaushik and K.K.Klein. 2006. An Evaluation of Policy Instruments for the Bio-Economy: Lessons from Europe and the United States. Report prepared for BIOCAP Canada. Pp. 63. March 15.

Klein, K. K., Danny G. Le Roy, Allan Walburger, Steve Clark and Emmanuel Yiridoe. 2004. Revisions to the Livestock Module in the Canadian Regional Agricultural Model (CRAM). Report prepared for the Research and Analysis Directorate, Economic and Industry Analysis Division, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, March 31. pp. 160.

Klein, K. K., Danny G. Le Roy, Allan Walburger, Steve Clark and Emmanuel Yiridoe. 2004. Revisions to the Crops Module in the Canadian Regional Agricultural Model (CRAM). Report prepared for the Research and Analysis Directorate, Economic and Industry Analysis Division, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, March 18. pp. 252.


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