May 2019, Issue 10
In order to participate in the 2019 AAEA Executive Board Election and AAEA Section Elections, you must be a 2019 member. Log into your AAEA "My Account." The Election will close May 15, 2019.
About 1,400 participants are expected to attend the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting, which will take place on July 21-23 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta.
AAEA invites and encourages you to register for the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting Employment Center, taking place July 21-23 in Atlanta, GA. This is a great opportunity for employers to connect with potential candidates.
Employers who register may post open positions on the AAEA Job Board, view resumes of applicants who are participating in the Employment Center, and they may also utilize a table in the Annual Meeting Employment Center to conduct in-person interviews with applicants.
Applicant registration is FREE. Please note: Applicants must be registered for the Annual Meeting in order to participate in the Employment Center.
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 Agribusiness Economics and Management/Graduate Student Section Case Study Competition allows graduate students to test their communication skills and their ability to apply their knowledge of agricultural economics and agribusiness subjects to practical situations. Students competing in the competition will receive a copy of the case study at least two weeks in advance of the AAEA annual meetings.
On behalf of the Undergraduate Student Section of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, we cordially invite you and your students to attend and participate in the AAEA Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Our section offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities for undergraduate students of agricultural and applied economics:
The AAEA Extension Competition for Graduate Students provides incentives and opportunity to develop extension and outreach programs from their research for an extension (usually noneconomist) audience. Entries can be based upon the graduate student’s research for a thesis, dissertation or other academic work. The competition is sponsored jointly by the Extension and Graduate Student Sections.
The Catholic Research Economists Discussion Organization (CREDO) is an international society of hundreds of economists, including agricultural economists, who are interested in the conversation between the Catholic faith and economic research as it applies to the economy, the Church, and broader society. (See https://credo-economists.org/ for more information.) This year, we are hosting the second meeting of this group at the AAEA Annual Meeting at a lunch on Monday, July 22nd from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm. The meeting and lunch are preceded by 12:10 mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 353 Peachtree Street NE, a short walk from the conference hotel. All are welcome at the lunch meeting and mass. Please RSVP as soon as possible to Craig Gundersen (firstname.lastname@example.org), so we can get an estimate on the number of attendees for the lunch. In addition, please contact Craig with any questions, comments, etc., you may have.
President-Elect Keith Coble is soliciting proposals and suggestions for AAEA invited paper sessions at the 2020 Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, January 3-5, 2020.
The objective of AAEA sessions at the ASSA Annual Meeting is to share new knowledge of interest to economists. AAEA encourages sessions that will draw widely from ASSA attendees, including sessions jointly sponsored with other ASSA member associations. Please send proposals by May 30, 2019, in Word or PDF format to Mary Annen at email@example.com.
The AAEA Board is seeking applications for a co-editor of Choices Magazine to help further the strategic goals of the publication as a resource for readers interested in the policy and management of agriculture, the food industry, natural resources, rural communities, and the environment. Choices Magazine currently reaches over 2700 non-member subscribers, but there is room to grow.
AAEA is committed to the fair, ethical treatment of all of its members and all other individuals participating in AAEA activities or activities connected with, or related to, AAEA activities, while providing an atmosphere that promotes a variety of research, teaching and extension/outreach activities.
The AAEA has zero tolerance for, and prohibits any type of, discrimination or harassment, including sexual harassment, within the organization, at professional meetings, in the field, or anywhere professional activities are conducted under the aegis of the AAEA.
As a registered meeting attendee, you are agreeing to read and follow this policy.
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.
AETR is a new online open access publication sponsored by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association for high end research and scholarship in the areas of teaching, education and extension in the fields of agricultural economics, agribusiness, applied economics and related disciplines.
2019 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science (ICAFS 2019) to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during December 8-11, 2019. For more details please visit https://icafs.apaset.org/2019/
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.
AAEA is releasing "Members in the News" emails to the membership. If you find a State, National or International stories about an AAEA Member, please send a link of the story to Sinais Alvarado via email, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
What research and topics are you working on? Want to be an expert source for journalists working on a story? We want to hear from you. Contact Allison Scheetz in the AAEA Business Office via email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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