January 2019, Issue 3
Due to the current government shut-down that affects a number of our AAEA members, government workers only submitting to the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting will have until 6 am (CST) Monday, February 4, 2019 to submit an abstract. Submissions must also include information on the abstract submission form. Abstracts should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates: July 24-25, 2019
The AAEA Early Career Professional Mentoring workshop is aimed at professionals in research positions in applied economics in academic and non-academic careers. The workshop will consist of a one and a half day program, beginning directly after the 2019 AAEA meetings in Atlanta, GA, starting on July 24 and ending by mid-day on July 25, 2019.
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The AAEA Trust seeks applications for Early Career Professional and Graduate Student Travel Grants. These grants defray housing and transportation costs associated with attending the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting in Atlanta on July 21-23. The amount of the travel grant awarded will depend on the number of applications received. AAEA Trust Travel Grants (if awarded) are generally not large enough to offset all travel and lodging costs, nor more than half of international travel costs.
The AAEA Trust seeks applications for AAEA Annual Meeting International Travel Grants. These grants defray housing and transportation costs associated with attending the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting in Atlanta on July 21-23. The amount of the travel grant awarded will depend on the number of applications received. AAEA Trust Travel Grants (if awarded) are generally not large enough to offset all travel and lodging costs, nor more than half of international travel costs.
The purpose of the workshop is to help post-tenure or equivalent professionals progress in their careers. The goal of the workshop is to develop multidisciplinary leaders from the AAEA membership who are grounded in applied economics but who are interested in working across disciplines to lead effective teams of scholars. Research and teaching are the core areas of the workshop. Mid-Career Mentoring Workshop to be held at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, June 12-14, 2019.
James “Jim” Clayton Barron died peacefully January 3, 2019. He was 80.
Jim was born June 3, 1938, to Walter and Helen Barron, of Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. He matriculated at Pennsylvania State University, where he made lifelong friends in the Delta Theta Sigma agricultural fraternity. He received his B.S. in agricultural economics in 1959.
The Food Distribution Research Society (FDRS) is pleased to accept applications for the 2019 Richardson-Applebaum Scholarship Award, which is awarded annually for outstanding graduate student research in the area of food distribution and marketing. Broadly defined, this area encompasses all economic functions that occur between the farm gate and final consumer.
The Food Distribution Research Society (FDRS) is pleased to accept applications for the 2019 Undergraduate Student Research Paper Competition in the area of food distribution and marketing. Broadly defined, this area encompasses all economic functions that occur between the farm gate and final consumer.
Selected paper sessions, organized sessions, and a poster session allow scholars to share their current research. We also welcome and discussion symposium proposals. We welcome submissions in all areas of environmental, natural resource, and agricultural economics.
The Department of Environmental Economics and Management of the Hebrew University and the Center for Agricultural Economic Research will host an international workshop on "Agriculture and Economic Development" in memory of Professor Yair Mundlak. The workshop will take place on the campus of the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Rehovot, Israel, during June 24-25, 2019.
You are invited to join 27 Nobel Laureate economists, 4 former Chairs of the Federal Reserve and 15 former Chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers as a Signatory of the historic Economists’ Statement on Carbon Dividends. Originally published on the Wall Street Journal’s opinion page, the statement is now open to all economists to sign-on to demonstrate the breadth of support for a market-based climate solution.
The 2019 Northeast Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (NAREA) Post-Conference Workshop will be held June 11-12, 2019, in Portsmouth, NH, Request for Papers: ABSTRACT Deadline is February 18, 2019
June 6-7 2019, Toulouse, France
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