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Applying New Insights from Behavioral Economics to Old Puzzels in International Agricultural Development

AAEA Members present research at ASSA 2023

AAEA invites media to attend their sessions at the ASSA 2023 Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

On Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 8:00 am CST at the New Orleans Marriott, three AAEA members will speak at the session “Applying New Insights from Behavioral Economics to Old Puzzels in International Agricultural Development.”

Presentations in this session include (speakers are listed first):

Locus of Control as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Experience and Learning

  • Jonathan Malacarne, University of Maine

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Aspirations, Cognitive Function, and Economic Performance: An Investigation among Smallholder Farm Managers in India

  • Selina Bruns, University of Gottingen
  • Bernard Dalheimer, Kiel University

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Aspirations, Risk Preferences, and Investments in Agricultural Technologies

  • Alexis Villacis, Arizona State University
  • Jeffrey Bloem, USDA Economic Research Service
  • Ashok Mishra, Arizona State University

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If you are interested in attending the session in person, please contact Allison Ware in the AAEA Business Office.

ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes three journals, the Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (an open access journal), the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices and the online open access publication series Applied Economics Teaching Resources. To learn more, visit

Contact: Allison Ware
Senior Communications & Membership Manager
(414) 918-3190