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Ph.D. student Xiurou Wu Awarded North American Association of Fisheries Economists (NAAFE) Best Student Presentation

June 17, 2021

ARE Ph.D. student Xiurou Wu recently won First Prize in the Best Student Presentation Award competition hosted by the North American Association of Fisheries Economists (NAAFE). The competition is normally …

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ARE Ph.D. Graduates Celebrate Virtual 2021 Graduation Ceremony

June 17, 2021

On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021, ARE celebrated the accomplishments of its 10 new Ph.D graduates with a virtual ceremony. Professor Steve Boucher kicked off the event by welcoming the graduates, …

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Sarah Smith: 2021 ARE Scott McNiven Community Service Award

May 27, 2021

The graduate students in ARE selected Sarah Smith to receive the 2021 Scott McNiven Community Service Award. The award is given each year to the ARE graduate student whose actions—through …

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ARE Launches New Diversity and Inclusion in Research, Education, and Career Training (DIRECT) Program

May 24, 2021

A new ARE program led by associate professor of teaching Kristin Kiesel and associate professor Steve Boucher aims to enhance and expand pathways to the professoriate for historically underrepresented populations. …

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Ph.D. Candidate Emily McGlynn and Co-Authors’ Working Paper Proposing U.S. Reduction of GHG Emissions by 51% by 2030 Cited in New York Times Article

April 23, 2021

The New York Times article examines President Biden’s Earth Day climate pledge to drastically reduce carbon emissions and outlines the steps the U.S. will need to take to reach Biden’s …

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Ph.D. Student Joakim Weill and Co-Authors’ Paper Illustrating How Income Disparities Affect Exposure to Covid-19 Cited in Recent New York Times Article

March 12, 2021

The New York Times article is part of “The Week Our Reality broke” series reflecting on a year living with the coronavirus pandemic and how it has affected American society. …

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Tor Tolhurst: 2020 Gordon A. King Award for Best Dissertation

Feb. 11, 2021

Tor Tolhurst’s dissertation, “Model-Free Tests and Evidence of Bubbles in Real Markets” addresses the identification of bubbles in real markets and provides evidence of bubbles in Midwestern U.S. farmland and …

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New American Journal of Agricultural Economics Article Co-Authored by ARE Researchers Examines Economic Impacts of Covid-19 Lockdown in a Remittance-Dependent Region

Feb. 4, 2021

ARE Ph.D. candidates Miki Khanh Doan and Aleksandr Michuda co-authored the recently published report along with ARE Researcher Heng Zhu and lead author, ARE Ph.D. alumni Anubhab Gupta, now assistant …

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World Bank Blog Post by Ph.D. Candidate Jess Rudder Considers How a New Phonebook App Affects Rural Firms in Tanzania

Nov. 24, 2020

Finding new suppliers and customers can be a challenge for small firms in rural Tanzania. In her guest post on the World Bank’s Development Impact blog, Jess Rudder discusses how …

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Ph.D. Candidate Yujing (Megan) Song Awarded Best Paper at Annual CAER-IFPRI Conference

Nov. 4, 2020

Megan was awarded the honor during the 12th annual CAER-IFPRI Annual Conference held October 29-31. The theme of the 2020 conference hosted by China Agricultural Economic Review (CAER) in collaboration …

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