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2018 Senior Section Annual Meeting Schedule

Sunday, August 5

  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Senior Section Business Meeting - Park Tower 8228

Monday, August 6

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Food Safety Challenges and Antimicrobial Resistance (Joint with FSN) - Maryland C
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Food Fraud, Food Safety, and Public Policy (Joint with FSN) - Washington Room 4
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Agricultural Labor Force, Immigration Policy, and Rural Development (Joint with CRENET) - Wilson B
  • 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM - Structural Change in Agricultural Production: A Micro Perspective (Joint with INTL) - Park Twr Ste 8228

Tuesday, August 7

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Creating trust in economic research: Research design and reproducibility - Park Twr Ste 8222
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Perspectives on domestic policy drivers and prospects with a stalemated WTO (Joint with INTL) - Park Twr Ste 8212
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Using population grids to define rural areas (Joint with Africa) - Roosevelt Room 3
  • 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM - Implications for Agricultural Economists of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2017 (HR 4174) (Joint with CRENET) - Maryland C
  • 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM - Recent developments in using choice experiments to elicit producer and consumer preferences in Africa (Joint with Africa) - Park Twr Ste 8216

2017 Senior Section Track Sessions

  • Food Assistance Program Design in WIC: Mechanisms for Targeting Nutritional Needs (Joint with FSN)
  • Relational goods and motives: Can money buy happiness?
  • 25 Years of Transition in Europe and Central Asia: A Diversity of Experience and Prospects (Joint with International)
  • Measuring Economic Linkage (Joint with CRENET)
  • Measuring Wealth for Developing and Evaluating Rural Development Policy and Strategy 3.0 - (Joint with CRENET)
  • Plants, patents, and politics: Changing global landscapes in the crop sciences industry and genetic resources policy (Joint with International)
  • Behavioral Insights from Environmental and Resource Economics and Resource Economics (Joint with IBES)
  • Performance and challenges for US trade free agreement with Latin America: Do these accords need improvements? (Joint with LAS)
  • The Hard, Thin Line between Analysis and Advocacy (Joint with FAMPS)

2016 Senior Section Track Sessions

  • Not Your Grandparents' Farm Bill (or Does the U.S. Farm Bill Still Matter?)(Joint with EXT)
  • Regulatory Costs in California Agriculture (Joint with AEM)
  • Towards understanding small farm profitability: impacts of market channel selection (Joint with CRENET)
  • Food Safety Research and Big Data (Joint with Econometrics)
  • Agricultural Data Linkages for Research and Policy Illumination
  • Strengthening Impact Assessment in the CGIAR: Lessons Learned (Joint with INTL)
  • Competitive Factors of Latin American Countries in the U.S. Fruit and Vegetable Markets (Joint with LAS)

2015 Senior Section Track Sessions


2014 Senior Section Track Sessions

  • Hunger and Hope: Progress in Reducing Poverty and Fostering Food Security in the Developing World (Joint with International)
  • Feeding the Poor in America (Joint with FSN)
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Priorities for Government Statistics (Joint with Econometrics)
  • Major Factors That Will Impacts the Role of Latin America in Meeting Future Food Demand (Joint with LAS)
  • Income Inequality in the United States: Measures, Causes, Effects, and Possible Remedies (Joint with CRENET)
  • The Continuing Evolution of Health Insurance Issues:  The Affordable Care Act and Beyond
  • The Evolving Structure of US Agriculture: Productive or Disruptive Changes for Rural America
  • Senior Section Report - 2014 AAEA Section Leaders Meeting

2013 Senior Section Track Sessions

  • Rural and Farm Household Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Joint with CRENET)
  • Economic Implications and Policy Responses to Climate Change (Joint with EXT)
  • Will Water Become a More Limiting Resource for Food Production?
  • Potential Solutions to the Obesity Epidemic (Joint with FSN)
  • The Evolving Dual Burden of Obesity and Malnutrition: Driving Forces and Implications for Development Policy (Joint with FSN)