AFRE Weekly Seminars

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Fall 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: 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: Fall 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.

 

AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Spring 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 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.