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Jill McCluskey, Washington State University
Dr. Jill McCluskey Named to NAS Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
By: National Academy of Sciences (NAS) - November 17, 2017
Today the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced AAEA Past President Dr. Jill McCluskey has been named to the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources.
The Board is not only a major program for NAS, but members are responsible for overseeing studies on agriculture, forestry, fisheries and the use of natural resources.
“Public investment in scientific research is imperative,” McCluskey says. “Input from a diverse group of experts on the Board can identify frontiers of science and emerging issues that impact these investments.”
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AAEA at ASSA 2018
T.W. Schultz Memorial Lecture
Dave Donaldson, MIT
"Comparative Advantage and the Gains from Market Integration"
Friday, January 5
6:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Loews Philadelphia, Washington B
AAEA Networking Reception
Saturday, January 6
Loews Philadelphia, Washington C
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Food and Health Economics Workshop
Call for Papers
The Food and Health Economics Workshop will take place at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) June 7 and 8, 2018. The Food and Health Economics Workshop brings together researchers from around the world working in the field of Food and Health Economics.
30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists
Call for submissions
Deadline: January 15, 2018
The ICAE 2018 (International Conference of Agricultural Economists) takes place on July 28 – August 2, 2018, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The program is being organized by the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE). The conference website is now open for submission of Contributed Papers (oral and visual), Organized Sessions, the Eicher award, and more. Please go to http://www.icae2018.com and get regular email updates.
AARES 2018 Annual Conference
February 6-9, 2018
The 2018 Annual AARES Conference will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on North Terrace in Adelaide, South Australia.
The venue is close to public transport and there are numerous hotels within a 2-3 minute walk. The airport is approximately 20 minutes by car. Registrations are open. For information on the rates, workshops available, social functions and to register, head to the Registrations page.
Call for Chapter Proposals
“Selflessness in Business”
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on Selflessness in Business. The volume will be edited by Dr. Dominika Ochnik, Katowice School of Economics, Poland.
We invite submissions that explore the selflessness in relations with business and psychology of work. Possible contributions may include the following topics (non-comprehensive list, open to suggestions):
- Selected aspects of business selfless actions at individual, organizational and social level
- The role of selflessness in open collaboration
- Business Ethics: possibilities and limitations
- Volunteering as a manifestation of selflessness
Call for Applications
The Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce the fourth and last round of Post-doctoral Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research, funded with UK aid from the UK government through the Department for International Development (DFID) through their program on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA). For 2018-19, IMMANA will award five 12-month Post-doctoral Fellowships to early career researchers who are using and developing or adapting these new methodological approaches with Mentors in ongoing research programs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Journal of Consumer Affairs & Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Call for Papers
The Journal of Consumer Affairs and the Financial Literacy and Education Commission announce a
Special Issue and Symposium on: “Effective Financial Capability Interventions for Economically Vulnerable Individuals and Families”