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Jonathan Bauchet

Associate Professor, White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Joint Appointment

Department of Agricultural Economics

Areas of Expertise

  • Development economics
  • Adoption of agricultural innovations
  • Conservation and development
  • International development

HHS Signature Research Area(s)

  • Sustainable Organizations and Thriving Communities


Jonathan Bauchet is an associate professor in the Division of Consumer Science and the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. His recent work examined the demand for life microinsurance among microfinance borrowers in Mexico; the impact of an innovative anti-poverty program in Andhra Pradesh, India; the impact of cash transfers among Amazonian indigenous peoples; and food safety among smallholder farmers in Senegal, West Africa.


  • PhD, 2013, New York University
  • M.A., 2004, Brandeis University

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • HTM Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee, Member

Current Courses

  • CSR 386 - Risk Management
  • CSR 484 - Consumer Investment and Savings Decisions

Selected Publications

  • McWherter, B., Bauchet, J., Ma, Z., Grillos, T., Asquith, N., Rathjen, M., Markos, A. (2022). Compliance under control: Insights from an incentive-based conservation program in rural Bolivia. Ecological Economics, 194, 107317.
  • 4. Erwin, A., Ma, Z., Popovici, R., Salas O'brien, E., Zanotti, L., Zeballos Zeballos, E., Bauchet, J., Ramirez, N., Arce Larrea, G. (2021). Intersectionality Shapes Adaptation to Social-ecological Change. World Development, 138, 105282.
  • Channa, H., Ricker-Gilbert, J., De Groote, H., Bauchet, J. (2021). Willingness to pay for a new farm technology given risk preferences: Evidence from an experimental auction in Kenya. Agricultural Economics, 52(5), 733-748.
  • Prieto, S., Ricker-Gilbert, J., Bauchet, J., & Sall, M. (2021). Incomplete information and product quality in rural markets: Evidence from an experimental auction for maize in Senegal. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 69(4), 1351-1377.
  • 10. Bauchet, J., +Prieto, S., & Ricker-Gilbert, J. (2021). Improved drying and storage practices that reduce aflatoxins in stored maize: Experimental evidence from smallholders in Senegal. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 103(1), 296-316.

Selected Grants

  • Co-Principal Investigator, Incorporating Community Agency in Reducing Uncontrolled Wildfires (ICARUS). Purdue Climate Change Research Center. Zhao Ma (PI). Period: 2022-2023. Total: $23,491.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Strategies for increasing food safety practices among smallholder farmers: The case of aflatoxins reduction in Senegal. Kajal Gulati (PI). Showalter Trust. Period: 2021-2022. Total: $74,926.
  • Principal Investigator, Testing cost-effective interventions to reduce E. coli and other contamination in Senegalese groundnut production and consumption. United States Agency for International Development. Period: 2019-2020. Total: $99,418.
  • Co-Principal Investigator. Sustainable Reduction of Post-harvest Losses in Feed the Future Countries through Technologies and Innovations that Link Farmers to Markets: Focus on Kenya and Senegal. United States Agency for International Development. Jacob Ricker-Gilbert (PI). Period: 2019-2022. Total: $3,000,000.