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AAEA Presentation by Amanda R. Lindsay: Evaluating local impacts of marine-based stimulus policies amid market imperfections in rural Indonesia

July 26, 2017

Countries all over the world have pledged commitments to managing marine ecosystems in a way that promotes both conservation and sustainable development. The Indonesian government has been a leader, introducing ...

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AAEA Presentation by Anubhab Gupta: General Equilibrium Impacts under Imperfect Agricultural Markets

July 26, 2017

Economic evaluations of the impacts of technological improvements in agriculture focus only on the target group of farmers who adopt new technologies. This paper integrates general equilibrium impacts under imperfectly ...

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AAEA Presentation by Yaxi Chen: Returns to Household Wealth and Wealth Inequality in China: New Evidence from the China Household Finance Survey

July 26, 2017

My research focuses on the role of capital in exacerbating wealth inequality across households in China. Using a newly available dataset, the China Household Finance Survey, I find that the ...

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AAEA Presentation by Huang Chen: Agricultural Risk, Insurance, and the Land - Productivity Inverse Relationship

July 26, 2017

China is attempting to improve upon existing land entitling policy to stimulate rural land aggregation trend for absorbing rural labors to support urban development. However, the potential negative impact of ...

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AAEA Presentation by Ellen M. Bruno: Agricultural Groundwater Markets: An Analysis of the Gains from Trade and the Role of Market Power

July 26, 2017

My research is about the use of economic instruments to manage groundwater. Groundwater is an important input for irrigated agriculture. It is either the sole water source for an irrigator ...

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AAEA Presentation by Samual Bird: Agricultural Technology Adoption and Staple Price Risk in Kenya

July 26, 2017

Governments in Africa increasingly promote rural development by subsidizing inorganic fertilizers and hybrid seeds for staple food production. Subsidy recipients tend to be wealthier households, since governments perceive them as ...

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Ted Gilliland: Assistant Professor at Mount Holyoke College

May 16, 2017

Ted Gilliland will join the Economics Department at Mount Holyoke College as an assistant professor. Ted Gilliland’s research is at the intersection of natural resource economics and development economics ...

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Kajal Gulati: Research Associate at IMPAQ International

May 16, 2017

Kajal Gulati will join IMPAQ International as a research associate in their labor division. Kajal’s research is at the intersection of agricultural mechanization and gendered labor markets. Her dissertation ...

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Pierre Mérel and Mathew Gammans Predict Climate Change Will Cut Cereal Yields

May 16, 2017

Graduate student Matthew Gammans, Professor Pierre Mérel, and Cornell economist Ariel Ortiz-Bobea studied 65 years of wheat and barley yield data from France. Their new statistical model suggests climate change ...

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Brittney Goodrich: Cooperative Extension Assistant Professor at Auburn University

May 15, 2017

Brittney Goodrich will join Auburn University as an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology in August 2017. There she will develop a Cooperative Extension program ...

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