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2017 Senior Section Annual Meeting Activities

Sunday, July 30

  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Senior Section Business Meeting  - Indiana

Monday, July 31

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Food Assistance Program Design in WIC: Mechanisms for Targeting Nutritional Needs (Joint with FSN) - Sheffield
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Relational goods and motives: Can money buy happiness? - Cook
  • 2:45PM - 4:15 PM - 25 Years of Transition in Europe and Central Asia: A Diversity of Experience and Prospects (Joint with International) - Grace

Tuesday, August 1

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Measuring Economic Linkage (Joint with CRENET) - Addison
  • 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM - Measuring Wealth for Developing and Evaluating Rural Development Policy and Strategy 3.0 - (Joint with CRENET) - Minnesota
  • 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM - Plants, patents, and politics: Changing global landscapes in the crop sciences industry and genetic resources policy (Joint with International) - Chicago Ballroom B
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Behavioral Insights from Environmental and Resource Economics and Resource Economics (Joint with IBES) - Clark
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Performance and challenges for US trade free agreement with Latin America: Do these accords need improvements? (Joint with LAS) - Michigan State
  • 4:45 PM - 6:15PM - The Hard, Thin Line between Analysis and Advocacy (Joint with FAMPS) - Clark

2016 Senior Section Track Sessions

  • Not Your Grandparents' Farm Bill (or Does the U.S. Farm Bill Still Matter?)(Joint with EXT)
  • Regulatory Costs in California Agriculture (Joint with AEM)
  • Towards understanding small farm profitability: impacts of market channel selection (Joint with CRENET)
  • Food Safety Research and Big Data (Joint with Econometrics)
  • Agricultural Data Linkages for Research and Policy Illumination
  • Strengthening Impact Assessment in the CGIAR: Lessons Learned (Joint with INTL)
  • Competitive Factors of Latin American Countries in the U.S. Fruit and Vegetable Markets (Joint with LAS)

2015 Senior Section Track Sessions


2014 Senior Section Track Sessions

  • Hunger and Hope: Progress in Reducing Poverty and Fostering Food Security in the Developing World (Joint with International)
  • Feeding the Poor in America (Joint with FSN)
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Priorities for Government Statistics (Joint with Econometrics)
  • Major Factors That Will Impacts the Role of Latin America in Meeting Future Food Demand (Joint with LAS)
  • Income Inequality in the United States: Measures, Causes, Effects, and Possible Remedies (Joint with CRENET)
  • The Continuing Evolution of Health Insurance Issues:  The Affordable Care Act and Beyond
  • The Evolving Structure of US Agriculture: Productive or Disruptive Changes for Rural America
  • Senior Section Report - 2014 AAEA Section Leaders Meeting

2013 Senior Section Track Sessions

  • Rural and Farm Household Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Joint with CRENET)
  • Economic Implications and Policy Responses to Climate Change (Joint with EXT)
  • Will Water Become a More Limiting Resource for Food Production?
  • Potential Solutions to the Obesity Epidemic (Joint with FSN)
  • The Evolving Dual Burden of Obesity and Malnutrition: Driving Forces and Implications for Development Policy (Joint with FSN)