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2018 ARA Annual Meeting Schedule

Sunday, August 5

  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM - ARA Section Business Meeting - Park Tower 8222

Monday, August 6

  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Applied Risk Analysis Invited Speaker Lecture & Luncheon
  • 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM - Risk Management Programs and the Farm Bill - Park Twr Ste 8219

Tuesday, August 7

  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Crop Insurance - Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Industry - Park Twr Ste 8216
  • 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM - Agricultural Derivatives: Insights into Market Participation (Joint with AFM) - Hoover

2017 ARA Section Track Sessions

  • Revisited Debt Renegotiation for Farmers: View from Farm Mediators and Survivors of the 80's (Joint with AFM)
  • What has been revealed through U.S. farmers' insurance choices regarding SCO and STAX?
  • Risk Management Programs and the Next Farm Bill (Joint with EXT)
  • Lending in Troubled Times: The Role of the Federal Farm Safety Net (Joint with AFM)
  • Applying economic research to benefit cost analyses: Examples from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Joint with FSN)

2016 ARA Section Track Sessions

  • New Frontiers in Applied Risk Analysis
  • Implications of Recent Empirical Evidence for the Risk-Balancing Hypothesis (Joint with Econometrics)
  • Crop Insurance: Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Industry
  • Applications of Financial Engineering in Agriculture (Joint with AFM)

2015 Track Sessions

  • Costs and Consequences of Recent Legislation Affecting Dairy and Food Safety(Joint with FSN)
  • Crop Insurance:  Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Industry
  • Food Security in an Imperfect World: Method, Causes and Remedies (Joint with International)
  • Basis Risk and Contract Design of Index Insurance in Developing Countries

2014 Track Sessions

  • Non-standard risk contracting in agriculture and fisheries (Joint with AFM)
  • Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Industry
  • Three Case Studies on Innovative Risk Management Extension Programing (Joint with EXT)
  • Farm Program and Insurance Choices: A Real Time Risk Decision Aid (Joint with EXT)
  • Empirical Studies on Risk in Agricultural and Ecological Systems (Joint with AFM)

Past Track Sessions