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Meilin Ma: Assistant Professor at Purdue University

Feb. 28, 2018

In August 2018, Meilin Ma will join Purdue University as an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics. Meilin's research keeps a balanced focus on theory and econometric application. ...

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Schaefer's Dissertation and Valdes-Donoso's Thesis Named ARE Department's Best of 2017

Jan. 30, 2018

Aleks Schaefer completed the best Ph.D. dissertation and Pablo Valdes-Donoso completed the best M.S. thesis in 2017, as voted by an ARE faculty committee. Each year, a faculty committee reviews ...

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Ph.D. Candidate Sam Bird Takes Poverty Research to the Field in Eastern Africa

Jan. 12, 2018

Sitting in the main room of a farmer's home in western Kenya, Sam Bird, a Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics, had a rare chance to put a face ...

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Jinmahn Jo and Daniel Mazzone Receive Provost’s First-Year Fellowship

Nov. 3, 2017

Jinmahn Jo and Daniel Mazzone, both new members of the ARE PhD program, are the recipients of the 2017-18 Provost’s First-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Jinmahn ...

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Jonathan Malacarne Receives Provost's Dissertation-Year Fellowship

Nov. 3, 2017

Jonathan Malacarne is the recipient of the prestigious Provost’s Dissertation-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences for 2017-18. Originally from DuBois, Pennsylvania, Jonathan is a development economist, focusing ...

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Ellen Bruno Awarded for Writing the Most Downloaded Article of the Year in ARE Update

Oct. 10, 2017

Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics Ph.D. candidate Ellen Bruno received the award for the most downloaded paper in the ARE Update, the bimonthly outreach publication of the UC Giannani Foundation ...

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Christian Lovell Wins Anthony Grano Scholarship at 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting

Aug. 7, 2017

The Anthony Grano Special Purpose Fund provides scholarships for academically successful, highly motivated students in agricultural economics or a closely related discipline with an interest in agricultural policy and the ...

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Ph.D. Candidates Practice Conference Talks and Receive Advice from Professors and Peers

Aug. 3, 2017

“Begin with the research question and use concise phrases on the slides” were among the many tips professors gave Ph.D. students in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE). ...

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ARE Students and Faculty Benefit from Insider’s View of Financial Markets through Bloomberg Terminal

Aug. 3, 2017

A highlight of ARE 139 Futures and Options Markets is when managerial economics students see financial markets come to life via the Bloomberg Terminal. The Bloomberg Terminal is a comprehensive ...

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AAEA Presentation by Heidi Schweizer: Impacts of the U.S. Ethanol Boom on Intermodal and Intramodal Competition in Corn Transportation Markets/Response of U.S. Soybean Flows to the Panama Canal Expansion: A Positive Mathematical Programming Model

July 26, 2017

My research interests are concentrated on the different dimensions of commodity price relationships. These dimensions are time, space, and product form. My dissertation focuses on commodities transportation markets and I ...

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