Oral Capps, Jr.
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Dr. Capps has authored 127 referred journal articles, and co-authored four books. Another book, A Step-by-Step Approach to Economic Modeling and Forecasting, is in progress. Dr. Capps is currently a Seminar Leader for the National Association of Business Economics (NABE) and the Statistical Analysis System (SAS, Inc.). He currently serves as a consultant to various firms and to state and federal government agencies.
Dr. Capps has received awards for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level from Virginia Tech, the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students and the American Agricultural Economics Association, and he has been honored for outstanding research by Texas A&M University, Virginia Tech, the Food Distribution Research Society, the American Council on Consumer Interests, the Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, and the American Agricultural Economics Association. In February 2009, Dr. Capps received the Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) Lifetime Achievement Award. In June 2011, he was recognized by the Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) with the Distinguished Scholar Award.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, M.S. in Statistics, M.S. in Agricultural Economics, and B.S. in Mathematics