Publications and Presentations

Blogs, Newsletters, Brochures, and Web Publications
  1. Posadas, Benedict C. Direct Losses to Commercial shrimp harvesting. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 9, No. 8. September 4, 2019.
  2. Posadas, Benedict C. 2019. Commercial Shrimp Fishery Impacts of the Protracted Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Horticulture and Marine Economics Blog. 
  3. Posadas, Benedict C. 2019. Commercial Blue Crab Fishery Impacts of the Extended Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Horticulture and Marine Economics Blog.
  4. Posadas, Benedict C. 2019. Commercial Oyster Fishery Impacts of the Protracted Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Horticulture and Marine Economics Blog. 
  5. MarketMaker Newsletter. Online issues of the Newsletter are posted at the MSU Extension Service website - https://extension.msstate.edu/newsletters/mississippi-marketmaker
  6. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Impacts (http://gomos.msstate.edu/)
  7. Hurricane Gustav Economic Impacts (http://curis.msstate.edu/impactgustav.html)
  8. Hurricane Katrina Economic Impacts (http://curis.msstate.edu/impactkatrina.html)
  9. Smart Growth Education Projects for Tangipahoa, Washington, St. John the Baptist and St.Tammany Parishes (http://www.gis.uno.edu/)
  10. CURIS Selected County Land Cover Analysis (http://curis.msstate.edu/edlandcoveranalysis.html)
  11. CURIS Selected County Profiles (http://www.curis.msstate.edu/county_pub.html)
  12. CURIS. 2010. Addressing "Growing" Needs II. 2010 CURIS Brochure. PDF, 1.7 MB.
  13. CURIS. 2009. Addressing "Growing Needs" Across the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Brochure for the Coastal Development Strategies Conference, Biloxi, Mississippi on May 12-13. PDF, 495KB
  14. Gaber, J. and R. Retzlaff. 2008. Growth Management & Smart Growth In a Coastal Context. Prepared by Auburn University, Community Planning Program. PDF, 1.38MB
  15. Center for Urban Rural Interface Studies (http://curis.msstate.edu/)
Published Reports (* peer reviewed)
  1. **Posadas, Benedict C. 2018. Economic Contributions of the Mississippi Seafood Industry by Major Species in 2015.Mississippi State University Extension Service publication 3194 and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant publication MASGP-171-070. Mississippi State, Mississippi.  
  2. **Posadas, Benedict C. and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2017. Economic Impacts of the Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway to the Mississippi Oyster Fishery.  Mississippi State University Extension Service publication 3038 and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant publication MASGP-11-041. Mississippi State, Mississippi. 
  3. **Posadas, Benedict C. and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2017. Economic Impacts of the Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway to the Mississippi Oyster Fishery.  Journal of Food Distribution Research. 48(1).
  4. ** Posadas, Benedict C. 2016. Socioeconomic Characteristics of Mississippi Lifetime Sportsmen Licensed in 1989-2013. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1222, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  5. ** Posadas, Benedict C., Amanda K. Seymour and Ruth A. Posadas. 2016. Survey of Seafood Products Handled by Mississippi Restaurants. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1219, Mississippi State, Mississippi.  
  6. **Posadas, Benedict C. 2015. Economic Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to Mississippi Seafood, and Commercial and Recreational Fishing Sectors. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1218, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  7. **Posadas, Benedict C. 2015. Suggested Approach in Estimating the Economic Impacts of Research, Education And Outreach ProjectsMississippi State University Extension Service publication 2883 and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant publication MASGC-14-035. Mississippi State, Mississippi. 
  8. **Posadas, Benedict C. 2014. Economic Sectors Targeted By The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Research, Extension, Education And Outreach Programs. Mississippi State University Extension Service publication 2849 and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant publication MASGC-14-007. Mississippi State, Mississippi. 
  9. ** Posadas, Benedict C. and Amanda K. Seymour. 2014. Socio-economic Characteristics of Mississippi Lifetime Sportsmen. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1212, Mississippi State, Mississippi.  
  10. **Posadas, Benedict C. 2014. Economic Impacts of the Mississippi Seafood Industry in the Year 2009 by Major SpeciesMississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1209, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  11. **Posadas, Benedict C. and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2013. License and Size Profiles of Mississippi Seafood, and Commercial and Recreational Fishing Sectors. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1206, Mississippi State, Mississippi. 
  12. **Posadas, Benedict C. And Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2013. Estimation of the Baseline for the Assessment of the Economic Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill to the Mississippi Commercial Fishing Sector.Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1204, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  13. *CURIS. 2010. 2005-2010 CURIS Comprehensive Report. PDF, 6.64MB
  14. *Ye, Zhirui, Jaydeep Chaudhari, Janelle Booth, and Benedict Posadas. 2010. Evaluation of the Use of Rural Transportation Infrastructure in Evacuation Operations. Journal of Transportation Safety and Security.
  15. *Ye, Zhirui, Jaydeep Chaudhari, Janelle Booth and Benedict Posadas. 2010. Use of Rural Transportation Infrastructure in Evacuation Operations for the North Gulf Coastal Region. Bozeman, Montana for the Center for Urban Rural Interface Studies, Mississippi State University, Biloxi, Mississippi. PDF, 1.4MB.
  16. *Chaudhari, Jaydeep, Janelle Booth, Zhirui Ye, David Kack and Benedict Posadas. 2010. Evacuation Preparedness of Public Transportation and School Buses in Rural Coastal Communities of the North Gulf Region. Bozeman, Montana for the Center for Urban Rural Interface Studies, Mississippi State University, Biloxi, Mississippi. PDF, 1.56MB.
  17. *CURIS. 2010. 2005-2010 CURIS Comprehensive Report. PDF, 6.64MB
  18. *Posadas, Benedict C. 2010. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Gustav on Coastal Mississippi Seafood Processors and Dealers, Marinas and Livebait Dealers. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1190, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  19. *Posadas, Benedict C. 2010. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Coastal Mississippi Charter Boats for Hire, Marinas and Livebait Dealers. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1185, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  20. Gallardo, R. 2009. Agriculture Cluster Analysis-CURIS Region. Report submitted by Southern Rural Development Center. PDF, 1.03MB
  21. Gaber, J., R. Retzlaff, E. Swindall. 2008. Alabama Coastal Smart Growth Outreach Project. Final report submitted by Auburn University, Community Planning Program. PDF, 798KB
  22. Gold, M. 2008. Sustaining Chipley: Planning, visioning, and housing concepts to advance economic vitality in Chipley, Florida. Final report submitted by the University of Florida, School of Architecture. PDF, 5.99MB
  23. Lodhi, M. 2008. Smart Growth and Sustainable Development Education Project For St. Tammany, St. John the Baptist, Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes of Southeast Louisiana. Final report submitted by University of New Orleans, Department of Geography. PDF, 3.84MB
  24. TPUDC. 2008. Mississippi Tri-County Smart Growth Series Report: Strategies for Small Town Investment. Final report submitted by the Town Planning & Urban Design Collaborative.
    PDF, 3.34MB
  25. Posadas, Benedict C. 2008. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Mississippi Commercial Fishing Fleet. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1165, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  26. Southerland, P. 2007. MSU Center for Urban Rural Interface Studies (CURIS) Builds Growth Management Resources for the Gulf Coast. Landmarks, Spring Issue. PDF, 313KB
  27. Posadas, Benedict C. 2007. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Mississippi Seafood Processing Plants and Dealer Houses. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 435. Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  28. Posadas, Benedict C. and Ruth A. Posadas. 2006. Assessment of the Impacts of Katrina on Mississippi Commercial and Recreational Fisheries. Proceedings of the 13th Biennial International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade's Conference.
Presentations
  1. Posadas, B. C. (Author & Presenter), (December 2018). "Economic Recovery Paths of Mississippi Oyster Harvesting." Abstract. CNREP 2019: 6th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems, Center for Natural Resource Economics & Policy, New Orleans, LA.Scope: International. Refereed: Yes. Invited or accepted: Accepted.
  2. Posadas, B. C. (Author & Presenter), (November 2018). "Economic Recovery Paths of the Mississippi Oyster Fishery." Abstract. 2018 Bays & Bayous Symposium, Bays & Bayous Symposium, Mobile, Alabama.Scope: International. Refereed: Yes. Invited or accepted: Accepted.
  3. Posadas, B. C. (Author & Presenter), (November 2018). "Economic Recovery Paths of the Mississippi Oyster Fishery." Oral Presentation. 2018 Bays & Bayous Symposium, Bays & Bayous Symposium, Mobile, Alabama.Scope: International. Refereed: Yes. Invited or accepted: Accepted.
  4. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2016. Economic Impacts of the Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway to the Mississippi Oyster Fishery. Oral presentation at the 2016 Food Distribution Research Society Annual Conference. New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center, 859 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  5. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2016. Economic Impacts of the Opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway to the Mississippi Oyster Fishery. Abstract submitted to the 2016 Food Distribution Research Society Annual Conference. New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center, 859 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  6. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2016. Economic Recovery Paths 
    of Recreational and Commercial Fishing Sectors from Natural and Technological Disasters. Oral presentation at CNREP 2016: 5th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems on March 21-23, 2016 at Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  7. Posadas, Benedict C., and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2016. Economic Recovery Paths 
    of Recreational and Commercial Fishing Sectors from Natural and Technological Disasters. Abstract submitted to CNREP 2016: 5th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems on March 21-23, 2016 at Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  8. Posadas, Benedict C. Economic Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill To The Mississippi Seafood, And Commercial And Recreational Fishing Sectors. Oral presentation at the CNREP 2013: 4th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems at Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana on March 24-26, 2013. Abstract published.
  9. Posadas, Benedict C. Decisions to Stay or Leave the Commercial and Recreational Fishing Fleets Following Natural Disasters. Oral presentation at the CNREP 2013: 4th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems at Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana on March 24-26, 2013. Abstract published.
  10. *Posadas, Benedict C. Exit Decisions by Commercial Fishing and Charter Boats For-Hire. Invited oral presentation at the 63rd Annual Spring Meeting of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission on March 19-21, 2013 at the Sandestin Hilton Hotel, Destin, Florida.
  11. Coker, Randy Y., Benedict C. Posadas, Amanda K. Seymour, Scott A. Langlois, and Christine E. Coker. Community Economic Preparedness: An Index Designed to Test the Economic Preparedness of Rural Communities. Poster presentation at the 2012 Bays and Bayous Symposium, Biloxi, Mississippi, Nov 14-15, 2012. Abstract published.
  12. Seymour, Amanda K., Benedict C. Posadas, Christine E. Coker, Scott A. Langlois, and Randy Y. Coker. Community Disaster Preparedness: An index Designed to Measure the Disaster Preparedness of Rural Communities. Poster presentation at the 2012 Bays and Bayous Symposium, Biloxi, Mississippi, Nov 14-15, 2012. Abstract published.
  13. *Posadas, Benedict C. Economic Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to the Mississippi Commercial Fishing Industry. Invited oral presentation at the Southern Economics Association 82nd Annual Meetings at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana on Nov. 16-18, 2012. Abstract published.
  14. *Posadas, Benedict C. Measuring the economic impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill on seafood and fishing sectors. Invited abstract submitted to the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) 87th Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, June 29-Jul 3, 2012. Abstract published.
  15. *Posadas, Benedict C., and Amanda Seymour. Baseline Economic Information of the Mississippi Commercial Fishing Industry. Invited oral presentation at the Fisheries Economics Workshop during the 62th Annual Spring Meeting of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission held in Gulfport, Mississippi on March 6, 2012.
  16. *Posadas, Benedict C., and Amanda Seymour. Mississippi Lifetime Sportsmen Survey Update Jan. 2012. Invited oral presentation at the Fisheries Economics Workshop during the 62th Annual Spring Meeting of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission held in Gulfport, Mississippi on March 6, 2012.
  17. *Posadas, Benedict C., and Amanda Seymour. Mississippi Restaurants Survey Update Jan. 2012. Invited oral presentation at the Fisheries Economics Workshop during the 62th Annual Spring Meeting of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission held in Gulfport, Mississippi on March 6, 2012.
  18. *Posadas, Benedict C. Economic Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to the Mississippi Commercial Fishing Industry. Invited oral presentation at the Southern Economics Association 82nd Annual Meetings at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana on Nov. 16-18, 2012. Abstract published.
  19. Potential Economic Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill to Mississippi, Sector by Sector. Poster presented at the 2010 Bays and Bayous Symposium, Mobile, Alabama, December 1-2, 2010.
  20. Community Economic Recovery Following Natural Disasters: A Suggested Measurement Approach. Poster presented at the 2010 Bays and Bayous Symposium, Mobile, Alabama, December 1-2, 2010.
  21. Community Disaster Preparedness: An Index Designed to Measure the Disaster Preparedness of Rural Communities. Poster presented at the 2010 Bays and Bayous Symposium, Mobile, Alabama, December 1-2, 2010.
  22. Community Economic Preparedness: An Index Designed to Test the Economic Preparedness of Rural Communities. Poster presented at the 2010 Bays and Bayous Symposium, Mobile, Alabama, December 1-2, 2010.
  23. Potential Economic Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Presented at the International Association of Community Development Conference. Biloxi, Mississippi, July 26, 2010.
  24. Potential Economic Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Presented at the MACAA Professional Improvement Conference. Hattiesburg, Mississippi, August 2, 2010.
  25. Posadas, Benedict C. 2010. Economic Recovery of Commercial and Recreational Fishing Fleets Following Natural Disasters. Paper Presented at the Challenges of Natural Resource Economics & Policy, New Orleans, LA. May 26-28, 2010.
  26. Community Economic Recovery Following Natural Disasters. Poster Presented at the Challenges of Natural Resource Economics & Policy, New Orleans, LA. May 26-28, 2010.
  27. CURIS. 2008. Addressing "Growing Needs" Across the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Poster presented at the Mississippi-Alabama Bays & Bayous Symposium, Biloxi, Mississippi on October 28-29. PDF, 349KB
  28. CURIS. 2008. Overview of the Center for Urban Rural Interface Studies. Report presented at the 2008 MSU-CURIS Partners Annual Meeting, MSU-Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS on May 7. PDF, 686KB
  29. Glowinski, S.L. 2008. The Mississippi Coastal Birding Trail: Economics, Education, Communication and Conservation (AKA: Birding Trails…not just for birders anymore!). Report presented at the 2008 MSU-CURIS Partners Annual Meeting, MSU-Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS on May 7. PDF, 1.97MB
  30. Phillips, D. 2008. Four State ~ Gulf Coast Regional Needs Assessment Survey Project. Report presented at the 2008 MSU-CURIS Partners Annual Meeting, MSU-Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS on May 7. PDF, 2.41MB
  31. Gaber, J. 2008. Growth Management & Smart Growth In a Coastal Context. Report presented at the 2008 MSU-CURIS Partners Annual Meeting, MSU-Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS on May 7. PDF, 1.29MB
  32. Posadas, Benedict C., Ruth A. Posadas, and William S. Perret. 2008. Estimating Economic Damages to Mississippi Commercial and Recreational Fishing Industries From Hurricane Katrina. In pages 131-144 Katherine McLaughlin (ed). Mitigating Impacts of Natural Hazards of Fishery Ecosystems. American Fisheries Society Symposium 64, Bethesda, Maryland.
  33. CURIS. Addressing "Growing Needs" Across the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Poster presented at the 2007 Gulf Coast Forum, Biloxi, Mississippi. August 19-21. PDF, 278KB
  34. Posadas, Benedict C., Ruth A. Posadas, and William S. Perret. 2007. Mitigating Economic Damages to Mississippi Commercial and Recreational Fishing Industries From Hurricane Katrina. Invited paper presented at the American Fisheries Society 137th Annual Meeting, September 5-6, San Francisco, California. Abstract published http://www.fisheries.org/afs/
  35. Posadas, Benedict C., Ruth A. Posadas, and William S. Perret. 2007. Economic Damages of Hurricane Katrina to Mississippi Commercial and Recreational Fishing Industries. Paper presented at CNREP 2007 - Second National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems, Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy, May 20-23, New Orleans, Louisiana. Abstract published http://www.cnrep.lsu.edu/index.htm
  36. Posadas, Benedict C. 2006. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Mississippi Seafood Processing, Commercial Fishing, and Recreational Boating Industries. Invited presentation at the NOAA Congressional Listening Sessions: Mississippi-Louisiana Meetings, April 11-12. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.
  37. Posadas, Benedict C. And Ruth A. Posadas. 2006. Assessment of the Impacts of Katrina on Mississippi Commercial and Recreational Fisheries. Proceedings of the 13th Biennial International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade's Conference. http://oregonstate.edu/Dept/IIFET/index.html
  38. Posadas, Benedict C. 2006. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Mississippi Seafood Processors and Dealers, Marinas, Livebait Dealers, Commercial Fishing, For-hire Charter and Recreational Boating Fleets. Invited presentation at the 13th Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade in Portsmouth, United Kingdom on July 14-17.
  39. Posadas, Benedict C. 2006e. Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Mississippi Seafood Processing, Commercial Fishing, and Recreational Boating Industries. Invited presentation at the NOAA Congressional Listening Sessions: Mississippi-Louisiana Meetings, April 11-12. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.