Dr. Raushan Bokusheva
- Leitung Agricultural and Environmental Economics Group
Tätigkeit an der ZHAW als
Senior Lecturer and Researcher
Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte, Spezialkenntnisse
Productivity and sustainability of agricultural production
Risk analysis and risk management in agriculture
Economics of Climate Change
Economics of innovation
Applied methods of quantitative economic research
Aus- und Fortbildung
Venia Legendi (Habilitation) in Applied and Agricultural Economics (2012), ETH Zurich, Switzerland
PhD in Economics and Economic Modelling (1998), Russian State Agricultural University – Moscow Timiryazev Academy
EU Tempus and DAAD Scholarships (1996-1997), University of Hohenheim, Germany
Diploma in Agricultural Economics with emphasis on Quantitative methods of applied economic research (1992), Russian State Agricultural University – Moscow Timiryazev Academy
2015 - 2017: Senior policy analyst, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD, Paris, France
2007 - 2014: Senior researcher and lecturer, Agricultural Economics Group, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2001 - 2007: Senior researcher, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Halle, Germany
2000 - 2001: Consultant, AHT International GbmH, Essen, Germany
1998 - 2000: Expert in Agricultural Economics, World Bank Irrigation Project, Astana, Kazakhstan
Mitglied in Netzwerken
- Editorial Board of the European Review of Agricultural Economics
- OECD Network on Agricultural Total Factor Productivity and the Environment
- European Association of Agricultural Economists
- International Association of Agricultural Economists
Publikationen vor Tätigkeit an der ZHAW
Belyaeva, M. and Bokusheva, R. (2017). Will climate change benefit or hurt Russian grain production? A statistical evidence from a panel approach. Climatic Change, accepted for publication.
Baráth, L., Bokusheva, R., and Ferto, I. (2017). Demand for Farm Insurance under Financial Constraints, Eastern European Economics, dx.doi.org/10.1080/00128775.2017.1294986.
Malikov, E., Bokusheva, R. and Kumbhakar, S.C. (2016). A hedonic-output-index-based approach to modeling polluting technologies. Empirical Economics, DOI: 10.1007/s00181-016-1124-2.
Bokusheva, R., Kogan, F., Vitkovskaya, I., Conradt, S. and Batyrbayeva, M. 2016. Satellite-based Vegetation Health Indices as a Criteria for Insuring Against Drought-related Yield Losses. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Vol. 220, pp. 200–206.
Conradt, S., Finger, R. and Bokusheva, R. (2015). Tailored to the extremes: Quantile regression for index-based insurance contract design. Agricultural Economics Vol. 46(4), pp. 537–547.
Amersdorffer, F., Buchenrieder, G., Bokusheva, R. and Wolz, A. (2015). Efficiency in microfinance: financial and social performance of agricultural credit cooperatives in Bulgaria. Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 66(1), pp. 57–65.
Pavlova V.N., Varcheva S.E., Bokusheva, R. and Calanca, P. (2014). Modelling the effects of climate variability on spring wheat productivity in the steppe zone of Russia and Kazakhstan. Ecological Modelling Vol. 277, pp. 57–67.
Mamardashvili, P., Bokusheva, R. and Schmid, D. (2014). Heterogeneous Farm Output and Technical Efficiency Estimates. German Journal of Agricultural Economics Vol. 63, pp. 16-30.
Conradt, S., Bokusheva, R., Finger, R. and Kussaiynov, T. (2014). Yield trend estimation in the presence of farm heterogeneity and non-linear technological change. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture Vol. 53(2), pp. 121-140.
Bokusheva, R., Kumbhakar, S.C. and Lehmann, B. (2012). The effect of environmental regulations on Swiss farm productivity. International Journal of Production Economics Vol. 136(1), pp. 93-101.
Bokusheva, R., Hockmann, H. and Kumbhakar, S.C. (2012). Dynamics of productivity and technical efficiency in Russian agriculture. European Review of Agricultural Economics Vol. 39 (4), pp. 611–637.
Bokusheva, R., Finger, R., Fischler, M., Berlin, R., Marín, Y., Pérez, F. and Paiz, F. (2012). Factors determining the adoption and impact of a postharvest storage technology, Food Security Vol. 4(2), pp. 279-293.
Bokusheva, R. and Breustedt, G. (2012). The effectiveness of weather-based index insurance and area-yield crop insurance: How reliable are ex post predictions for yield risk reduction? Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture Vol. 51(2), pp. 135-156.
Bokusheva, R. (2011). Measuring dependence in joint distributions of yield and weather variables. Agricultural Finance Review Vol. 71(1), pp. 120-141.
Bokusheva, R., Bezlepkina, I. and Oude Lansink, A. (2009). Exploring investment behavior of farms in transition: The case of Russian agriculture. Journal of Agricultural Economics Vol. 60 (2), pp. 436-464.
Kumbhakar, S.C. and Bokusheva, R. (2009). Modelling farm production decisions under an expenditure constraint. European Review of Agricultural Economics Vol. 36 (3), pp. 343–367.
Hockmann, H., Bokusheva, R. and Bezlepkina, I. (2009). Agroholding membership: does that make a difference in performance? Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture Vol. 48(1), pp. 25-46.
Breustedt, G., Bokusheva, R. and Heidelbach, O. (2008). The potential of index insurance schemes to reduce farmers’ yield risk in an arid region. Journal of Agricultural Economics Vol. 59, No 2, pp. 312–328.
Bokusheva, R., Valentinov, V. and Anpilogova, V. (2007). The Investment behavior of Russian farms. Post-Communist Economies Vol. 19(1), pp. 53-71.
Bokusheva, R. and Hockmann, H. (2006). Production risk and technical inefficiency in Russian agriculture. European Review of Agricultural Economics Vol. 33, pp. 93-118.
Bokusheva, R. and Borina, B. (2005). Methodology of parametric insurance design. Eurasian Community Vol. 4, pp. 121-129.
Bokusheva, R. (2005). Confronto tra i prodotti assicurativi delle produzioni agricole e loro applicabilità nelle economie in transizione, Economia & Diritto Agroalimentare Vol. 1/2005, pp. 107-135.
Bokusheva R. (2004). B. A. Babcock, R. W. Fraser, J. N. Lekakis (eds) Risk management and the environment: agriculture in perspective. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003, 224 pp. European Review of Agricultural Economics Vol. 31, pp. 493-496.
Bokusheva R. and Cechura, L. (2017). Evaluating dynamics, sources and drivers of productivity growth at the farm level. OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers, No. 106, OECD Publishing, Paris. dx.doi.org/10.1787/5f2d0601-en
Bokusheva, R. and Kimura, S. (2016). Cross-Country Comparison of Farm Size Distribution, OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers, No. 94, OECD Publishing, Paris. dx.doi.org/10.1787/5jlv81sclr35-en
MONOGRAPHS AND EDITED VOLUMES
Bokusheva, R. (2011). Agricultural Decision Making: Resource Allocation, Investment and Risk Management. Habilitation thesis. ETH Zurich.
Bokusheva, R., Heidelbach, O. and Kussaiynov, T. (2007). Crop insurance in Kazakhstan: Analysis of preconditions for an effective risk management, Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Vol. 37, Halle (Saale).
Bokusheva, R. and Buchenrieder, G. (eds), (2006). Contributions to the 4th Young Scientists Workshop on Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (YSW-2006), Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (ed.), Halle.
Bokusheva, R. (1998). Evaluating Russian farms’ growth and investment potential. PhD-Thesis. Moscow.
ARTICLES IN BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS
Bokusheva, R., Spivak, L., Vitkovskaya, I. and Batyrbayeva, M. (2012). Application of remote-sensing data for the index-based insurance design. Proceedings of the 32nd International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS, 2012, pp.5311-5314.
Bokusheva, R. (2011). Changes in the dependence of crop yields from climatic conditions. In Methods of Agricultural Risk Assessment and Technologies for Coping with Climate Change Impact in Crop Production. St. Petersburg, pp. 205-210.
Bokusheva, R., Bezlepkina, I. and Kupavych, A. (2008). Studying investment patterns in Russian agriculture. In Csaki, C. and Forgacs, C. (eds), Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Agricultural economics and transition: What was expected, what we observed, the lessons learned, Vol. 44 (175-184), Halle (Saale), IAMO, pp. 175-183.
Bokusheva, R., M. Sannikova and Heidelbach, O. (2007). Efficiency of index-based crop insurance in Russian Agriculture. In Petrick, M. and Buchenrieder, G. (eds), Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Sustainable rural development: What is the role of the agri-food sector?: Vol. 39, Halle (Saale), IAMO, pp. 126-145.
Bokusheva, R., Breustedt, G. and Heidelbach, O. (2007). Reducing asymmetric information by alternative crop insurance schemes - Testing risk reduction of individual and index-based contracts in: Kuhlmann, F., and Schmitz, M. (eds): Good Governance in der Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V., Bd. 42: pp. 371-380.
Bokusheva, R. (2006). Crop insurance in transition. A comparative analysis of insurance products: The case of Kazakhstan, in: Cafiero, C. and Cioffi, A. (eds.): Income Stabilization in Agriculture. The Role of Public Policies, pp. 245-272.
Bokusheva, R., Anpilogova, V. and Valentinov, V. (2006). Which farms grow in Russia? Results of an econometric analysis, in: Gataulin, A. (ed.): Matematiceskie metody i modeli v ekonomike APK (Mathematic Methods and Models in Agroindustrial Complex Economics), pp. 11-20.
Bokusheva, R. and Hockmann, H. (2006). Output volatility in Russian agriculture: The significance of risk and inefficiency, in: Gataulin, A. (ed.): Matematiceskie metody i modeli v ekonomike APK (Mathematic Methods and Models in Agroindustrial Complex Economics), pp. 20-29.
Heidelbach, O. and Bokusheva, R. (2004). The potential of crop insurance as a risk management instrument in Kazakhstan. Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (ed.): IAMO 2005, Halle (Saale).
Bokusheva, R. (2002). Risks and risk management instruments in Russian agriculture, in: Gataulin, A. (ed.): Nauchnuye osnovy funkzionirovaniya i upravleniya APK (Scientific Foundation of Agricultural Systems Management), pp. 41-49.