2016 Annual Meeting

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Concurrent Sessions

*Schedule was updated on June 10, 2016 but some sessions may have changed.
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Monday Tuesday
9:45-11:15 AM 9:45-11:15 AM
1:00-2:30 PM 1:00-2:30 PM
2:45-4:15 PM 2:45-4:15 PM
4:30-6:30 PM 4:30-6:30 PM
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Plenary Speakers

Keynote Address
Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley
"Why SNAP Matters: Effects on Poverty, Food Insecurity and Health"
Time: Sunday, July 31, 6:00 pm
Location: Salons E/F



Presidential Address
Jayson Lusk, Oklahoma State University
The Presidential Address
Time: Monday, August 1, 8:30 am
Location: Salons E/F



Fellows Address
Jo Swinnen, University of Leuven
"Dynamic Economics and Politics of Food Standards and Global Value Chains"
Time: Tuesday, August 2, 8:30 am
Location: Salons E/F



Galbraith Forum
Alain de Janvry, University of California, Berkeley
"The Adoption Puzzle: What Can We Learn from Field Experiments in Agriculture?"
Time: Tuesday, August 2, 6:15 pm
Location: Salons E/F



Invited Papers & Case Study

Optimal Food Waste: A Theoretical and Empirical Foundation

  • Toward an Optimal Food Waste Tax
  • The Rebound Effect of Food Waste Reduction Policies: Theory and Evidence
  • Returns to Investment in Reducing Postharvest Food Losses and Increasing Agricultural Productivity Growth

Regulatory Technology Policies: A Real Option View

  • Learn about Plants: Consumer Demand, Regulatory Delay and Regulatory Restrictions
  • Foregone Benefits of Important Food Crop Improvements in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • GMfree Labels: Worth Investing? The Case of GMfree Labeled Dairy Products in Germany

Frontiers of Data Science in Agricultural, Environmental, Natural Resource, and Applied Economics

  • Advances in Data Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Food and Agricultural Industries: Opportunities for Improving Measurement and Reporting

Exploring Economic and Policy Frontiers at the Intersection of Resource, Regional, and Rural Economics

  • A Framework for Exploring Nature-Human and Rural-Urban Interactions: Integrating Regional, Resource and Rural Economics Insights
  • Spatial-Dynamic Complexities of the Climate Challenge for Rural Areas: Integrating Resource and Regional Economic Insights
  • Protected Areas and Urban Development: The Case Study of Natural Regional Parks in France

The Economics of Taxes and Marketing Restrictions to Reduce Consumption of Specific Foods and Ingredients

  • Marketing Restrictions on Soda Bans in a Market Equilibrium
  • Soda Taxes and the Prices of Sodas and Other Drinks: Evidence from Mexico
  • Quality Standards vs. Nutritional Taxes: Health and Welfare Impacts with Strategic Firms

Economic Drivers and Consequences of Large Food Retailers’ Location

  • Economic Drivers of Large Food Stores Access in the U.S.
  • The Effect of Supercenters on Dietary Choices and Healthfulness of Food Purchases in France
  • Open-Close-Open: Evaluating the Effect of Changes in Food Access Options on Housing Prices. Evidences from New Haven, CT

Important Dates

  • July 9-31, 2016
    • All registration will be taking place on-site in Boston.

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