AFRE Weekly Seminars

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Spring Semester, 2017.

AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm. unless otherwise noted. Seminars sponsored with Economics are held in the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall from 1:30 to 3 pm.

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Sprinig Semester, 2016.

AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm. unless otherwise noted. Seminars sponsored with Economics are held in the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall from 1:30 to 3 pm.

  • Jan. 14.   Robert MyersTesting the Persistence of Arbitrage Opportunities in Price Transmission Models: A Structural Vector Error Correction Approach.  Michigan State University.
  • Jan. 28. Charles SimsOpposing Irreversibilities and Tipping Point Uncertainty. AbstractThe University of Tennessee.
  • Feb. 11. Chris Timmins.  Mortgage Lending and Banks’ New Found Fear of Shale Gas.  Duke University.
  • CANCELLED: Feb. 25. Rudy Nayga. Supermarket Access and Childhood Bodyweight: Natural Experiments of Store Openings and Closings. University of Arkansas. Paper
  • Mar. 10. Karina Shoengold. An Investigation of the Effect of Transaction Costs on the use of Markets in Common Property Resource Management: a case study of groundwater. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Paper
  • April 7.  Nicolai KuminoffEstimating the Heterogeneous Welfare Effects of Choice Architecture: An Application to the Medicare Prescription Drug Insurance Market. Arizona State University. Paper
  • Apr. 21.  Patrick WardCan Information Help Reduce Imbalanced Application of Fertilizers in India? Experimental Evidence from Bihar. IFPRI. Paper

AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm. unless otherwise noted. Seminars sponsored with Economics are held in the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall from 1:30 to 3 pm.

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Fall Semester, 2015.

AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm. unless otherwise noted. Seminars sponsored with Economics are held in the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall from 1:30 to 3 pm.

 

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Spring Semester, 2015.

AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm. unless otherwise noted. Seminars sponsored with Economics are held in the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall from 1:30 to 3 pm.

  • January 29.  Steven Deller.  Local Foods and Rural Economic Growth.  University of Wisconsin.
  • February 19.  Brent Sohngen.  The Role of Forest Management in Carbon Sequestration: A Historical Perspective.  The Ohio State University.
  • April 3.  Hunt Allcott.  Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern AmericaNew York University.
  • April 16. Julie Caswell. True Warm Glow: What Does It Take to Build a Highly Productive and Inclusive Department and Profession?  University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
  • April 23. Randall Westgren. The Social Ontology of Collective Entrepreneurship. University of Missouri.

 

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars:  Fall Semester, 2014.

AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm. unless otherwise noted. Seminars sponsored with Economics are held in the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall from 1:30 to 3 pm.

  • Aug. 29.  Catie Hausman. The Value of Transmission in Electricity Markets: Evidence from a Nuclear Power Plant Closure. University of Michigan.
  • Sep. 12.  Xavier Gine.  Markets, Contract, and Uncertainty: A Structural Model of a Groundwater Economy. The World Bank (joint with Econ).
  • Sep. 18.  Juan Sesmero.  Distortive Institutions, Strategic Behavior, and Groundwater Demand.  Purdue University.
  • Sep. 25.  Michael Carter.  Subsidies and the Persistence of Technology Adoption: Field Experimental Evidence from Mozambique. University of California - Davis.
  • Oct. 9.  Hongli F. Hennessy.  Rationality of Choices in Subsidized Crop Insurance Markets.  Iowa State University.
  • Oct. 23.  Nicholas Magnan.  Husbands and Wives’ Social Networks and Exposure to a New Technology in India. University of Georgia.
  • Nov. 20.  Paul Scott.  Dynamic Discrete Choice Estimation of Agricultural Land Use (With and Without Land Values). Toulouse School of Economics.
  • Dec. 4.  Nathan Hendricks.  The Effect of Government Programs on the Acreage Planted to Crops.  Kansas State University.

 

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars:  Spring Semester, 2014.

AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm unless otherwise noted.  Seminars sponsored with Economics are held in the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall from 1:30 to 3 pm.

  • Jan. 16.  Metin Cakir. Impact of Package Size on Consumption.  University of Minnesota.     
  • Jan. 30.  Justin Van Wart.  Global Yield Gap Atlas: Preliminary Results and Applications.  University of Nebraska.
  • Feb. 6.   David Phillips.  Does Public Transit Spread Crime? Evidence from Washington, DC.  Hope College.  
  • Feb. 13. Jay Coggins.  An Insurance Mechanism for Public Goods Under Uncertainty.  University of Minnesota.
  • Feb. 20.  Holly Wang.  On the Perspective of the U.S. Duck Industry Penetrating the Chinese Market: A Study of Food Attribute Preferences in China’s Restaurants.  Purdue University.
  • Feb. 27. Saweda Liverpool.  Fertilizer Subsidy and Private Fertilizer Market Participation in Nigeria. Michigan State University.
  • Mar. 13. Vivian Hoffman.  Participation Versus a “use it or lose it” Model for Managing Common Goods: Evidence from Community-level Water Treatment in rural Kenya. International Food Policy Research Institute.
  • Apr. 3.  Daniel Bennett.  Traditional Concepts of Disease and the Impact of Hygiene Education. University of Chicago.
  • Apr. 18.  Scott Rozelle.  Ordeal Mechanisms and Information in the Provision of Subsidized Health Goods in Developing Countries. Stanford University.