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2023 Track Sessions

  • Innovative Methods in Data Mining and Analytics for Teaching, Research, and Extension
  • Studying Climate Change Impacts from Different Methodological Perspectives
  • Frontier Issues of On-farm Risk Management using Agricultural Practices: What is Germane and what is Inane
  • Synthetic Controls: Methods and Practice
  • Understanding US biofuel policy using modern causal inference methods
  • Teaching with Various Statistical Software

2022 Track Sessions

  • Frontier Issues in US Agricultural Insurance: Cover Crops, Correlated Risk Assessment, and Abiotic Stress; Oh My! ,  Joint with ARA
  • Identification in demand estimations,  Joint with HES
  • Inference for Regression with Clustered Errors, 
  • New developments in Agri-food E-commerce Studies: Conceptual Frameworks and Applications of Big Data,  Joint with FAMPS
  • Spatially Varying Coefficient Models 

2021 Track Sessions

  • Advances in Quantile Regressions for Agricultural Economics, 
  • Econometric Measurement of Production Risk,  Joint with ARA
  • Federal Benefit Receipt, Health, and Cyclical Decision Making, 
  • New Approaches to Estimating Gravity Models for Agricultural Trade,  Joint with INT
  • Sparse Demand Systems, 
  • The Interplay Between Weather/Climate Risk and Agricultural Insurance,  Joint with ARA

2018 Track Sessions

  • How Should Econometrics Be Taught
  • Reduced-Form vs. Structural Approaches to Empirical Work- Is the Pendulum Swinging Back
  • Climate Econometrics- New Regression Methods and Practices
  • Robust Econometric Modeling of Environmental Effects in Economics (Joint with ENV)
  • Theory and empirical evidences on the welfare implications of agrifood value chain transformation (Joint with AEM)

2017 Track Sessions

  • New Issues in the Econometrics of Panel Data Specification, Identification, and Estimation
  • Measurement and Policy from Three Perspectives: Sampling, Anchoring, and Unit Values
  • Using Climate Shocks to Estimate Early Human Capital Formation in Developing Countries (Joint with International)
  • Measuring SNAP Policy Impacts and Food Security Module Accuracy Using FoodAPS and CPS Data
  • Identifying Supply- and Demand-Side Drivers of Farm Productivity
  • Empirical estimation of endogenous social effects: spatial spillovers, social networks, and endogenous choice

2016 Track Sessions

  • Mixture models in agricultural and applied economics
  • Implications of Recent Empirical Evidence for the Risk-Balancing Hypothesis (Joint with ARA)
  • Agribusiness Research Methods (Joint with AEM)
  • An Introduction to Econometric Modeling using Stan
  • Food Safety Research and Big Data (Joint with Senior)
  • Statistical approaches for addressing data-driven concerns regarding the rating of crop insurance
  • Statistical techniques used to identify climate change implications and potential adaptations

2015 Track Sessions

  • Modeling Current Issues in Food System Analysis (Joint with FSN)
  • Identification of Causal Effects in Time Series Models
  • How Can We Analyze Climate Change Policy When We Don't Have Enough Data?
  • New Developments in Identifying Causal Effects in Econometrics

Guido Imbens - Causality: An Overview
Aaron Smith - Identifying Causal Effects in Time Series Models

2014 Track Sessions

  • Applications of Hierarchical Regression Models in Development Economics (Joint with International)
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Priorities for Government Statistics (Joint with Senior)
  • Econometric Analysis of Crop Yield Distributions and Crop Insurance Programs
  • Spatial Econometrics Methods

2013 Track Sessions

  • Data Analytic Methods for Experimental Auctions: A Learning Session
  • The Role of Structural versus Nonstrucutral Modeling in Agricultural and Resource Economics Research 
  • Econometric Methods and Development Economics
  • Structural Stability Testing in Time Series Date

Past Track Sessions