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Track Sessions (Sponsored by AAEA Sections)

Tracks are a set of multiple sessions submitted by AAEA Sections, scheduled throughout the meeting and devoted to a common interest area or topic. Sessions can be organized by a single Section or by multiple Sections to cover a wider range of topics.


Updated April 16, 2019 but subject to change

Monday, July 22, 2019
Session Name Subject Code Time Period
Pre-analysis plans and research design in development economics INT & Africa & Econometrics 10:00-11:30 am
The Front-Door Criterion in Theory and in Practice Econometrics Section
WTP: And then What!? FAMPS & Experimental
Increasing student engagement and attracting talent in a changing academic environment TLC & AEM
The effect of government policies, investments in education, and producers' decision to
diversify on the economic efficiency of the agricultural sector in Latin America
Understanding adoption of innovations and behavior change to improve agricultural policy AUS & CWAE & ENV
Addressing Policy Challenges using Administrative Data: Applications in the WIC Program FSN & FAMPS
The Future of Institutional Organization and Support of Applied Economics Senior & NAAEA
Washington Policy Outlook EXT
Farm Regulation and the Agricultural Economy AUS 1:00-2:30 pm
How Should Econometrics Be Taught? Econometrics Section
Recent advances in regional and global GIS modeling to determine land-use and
greenhouse gas emissions
Broadband and Rural America CRENET & AFM
Changing Needs for Farm Management Education in the Future EXT
SNAP Recipient Behavior and Benefit Cycles, Price Variation, and Foods Purchased FAMPS & FSN
The First Year Transition - Insight from New Faculty Graduate Student Section (GSS)
Social Norms and Social Networks in Agricultural Markets and Technology Adoption Africa & INT
Agriculture, Food and Public Health: Seeing Connections INT & Senior
Crop Insurance - Current and Future Innovations ARA 2:45-4:15 pm
Recent changes in state, federal and international alcohol policy BEER
US Benefits from Foreign Assistance to Developing Country Agriculture and Food Security Senior
Experiments on Food Choice in Specialized Populations: Food Pantry Users and Children EXECON & IBES
Agricultural Market, Price, Information, and Consumers China Section
Innovations in risk management for small-holder farmers: Experimental evidence from
East and Southern Africa
Africa & INT
Prediction, Expert Opinion, and Data in Specialty Crops Econometrics & SCE
The Economics of Genetically Modified Foods FAMPS & FSN
The Generalizability of Student Experiments for Use in Agro-Environmental Policy-Making CWAE & Experimental
Machine Learning in Applied Economics INT & EXT
Recent Developments in Sustainable Environmental Management ENV
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Advancements in experimental and behavioral methods used in agricultural economics IBES & Experimental Econ 10:00-11:30 am
Not even one drink? Exploring the relationship of alcohol and health BEER
Strategies to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change in Latin America INT & LAS
Agricultural Production, Supply, and Environment Concerns in China China Section
The Role of Weather Variability and Climate Change on Risk Management and Insurance ARA & ENV & Econometrics
Understanding Agricultural Producer's Challenges with Agritourism and Direct Sales Enterprises EXT
Career Opportunities for Graduates in Agricultural and Applied Economics GSS
Strategies to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in Our Profession COSBAE & CWAE
What Lies Ahead of the U.S. Dairy Sector? Crop Insurance, Retaliatory Tariffs,
and the Dairy Pride Act
New Advances in the U.S. Supplemental Poverty Measure FSN & Senior
Recent economics and econometric developments in food consumption, nutrient demand,
and binding nonnegativity constraints
Big Data and the Econometrics of Health Econometrics Section 1:00-2:30 pm
Leadership Development for the Future of Ag and Applied Economics Senior & NAAEA
Agricultural international trade: roles, influences and challenges for both China and the world China Section
Farm Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Input Use and Intrahousehold Consequences INT & Africa & CWAE
Exploring Collaborations Between Federal Reserve Banks and AAEA
Members on Community Development Topics
CRENET & Senior
Global Contemporary Issues regarding Consumer Preferences for Food and Nutrition Quality FAMPS & FSN
Innovative Methods in Teaching Agribusiness and Cooperative Education AEM
Issues Impacting Livestock, Poultry and Dairy Outlook EXT & COSBAE
Land Values and Land Rent under Higher Interest Rates and Growing Trade Uncertainty AFM & Extension
Teaching Tips from AAEA Award Winners GSS & TLC
The Evolution of the U.S. Beekeeping Industry The Shift from Producing Honey
to Providing Pollination Services amid Elevated Colony Loss
Bayesian Econometrics in Agricultural Economics Econometrics Section 2:45-4:15 pm
Best Practices in Providing Technical Assistance to Food System Practitioners CRENET & COSBAE
Cocoa and Palm Oil value chains and the role of producers associations in the
production systems of Latin America
Senior & LAS
Strategic Agribusiness Sales – Training and Practice AEM
Graduate Student Extension Competition Winners EXT & GSS
Assessing Satellite-Based Measures of Weather and the Impact on Estimates
of Agricultural Productivity and Resilience
INT & Africa
Soil health and farmer decisions ENV & AERE
The Economics of Food Safety along Supply Chains FAMPS & FSN
The Role of Institutions in Environmental Management IBES
Communicating Research to Support Public Trust in Science and Evidence-based Policy AERE & ENV 4:45-6:15 pm
Job Market Papers in International and Development Economics INT
Outlook for U.S. Biofuels Policy - Impacts to the US. Crop Sector EXT
Risk Management Programs and the Farm Bill ARA & EXT
How U.S. Trade Policies Have Shaped Latin America's Food and Ag industry: Risks and Opportunities LAS & COSBAE
Impact of Innovative Food Systems and Farm2School on Food Access and Food Choices FSN & FAMPS
China's Farmland Reform and the Development of Agriculture, Rural Areas, and Farmers China Section
Applications of Machine Learning to Predict Agricultural Land Values AFM & Econometrics
Market prices and malnutrition in developing countries INT & FSN
Understanding the Economic Issues Underlying the Rural-Urban Divide Senior & CRENET

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