The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.
E. C. Pasour, Jr., is Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University. He received his Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Michigan State University. He is the author of Agriculture and the State: Market Processes and Bureaucracy and, with Randal R. Rucker, of Plowshares and Pork Barrels: The Political Economy of Agriculture. His email address is EC_pasour@ncsu.edu.