August 2021 Issue 16
October 1, 2021
October 6, 2021
October 15, 2021
December 31, 2021
January 16, 2022
It was wonderful to see so many of you in person in Austin after such a long time and to have a sense of cautious normalcy. I am grateful for this opportunity to step into the role of President of AAEA and to lead efforts to continue the progress we are making in achieving the strategic vision that we recently finalized. The strategic vision covers the following five areas:
The AAEA Trust supports the work of agricultural and applied economists by funding programs, initiatives, activities or other creative endeavors designed to advance the profession. Proposals should be submitted as a single PDF file by Friday, October 15, 2021, to ensure consideration for funding for the next year. Proposals will be reviewed by the AAEA Trust Committee, which will make recommendations to the Executive Board for action at the January 2022 Board Meeting.
The AAEA Fellows Selection Committee is inviting nominations for the 2022 AAEA Fellows Awards. The deadline for submission of nominations and supporting biographical documentation is Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Selection is based mainly on a continuous contribution to the advancement of agricultural or applied economics as defined by the Vision Statement of the AAEA. Achievements may be in research, teaching, extension, administration, or business. The nominee must be a living current member of AAEA and have been a member for at least five years. Nominations should be submitted as a single PDF file to Allison Ware at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact Allison if you have any questions.
The AAEA Trust is now accepting applications for the Anthony Grano Scholarship Award. Two scholarships of $1,250 will be awarded to academically successful, highly motivated students in agricultural economics or a closely related discipline with an interest in agricultural policy and the policy formation process. The scholarship will support recipients to travel to Washington, DC to meet with senior staff from USDA, Congressional offices, and agricultural trade associations and commodity organizations. The application deadline is Friday, October 15, 2021.
The AERA along with one representative from AAEA will play a facilitating role in the selection of Indian students/young professionals to participate in the mentorship program. The offer and themes for each year will be published in one of the issues of Agricultural Economics Research Review (AERR) and recommendation of the Association shall be sent to AAEA for Award of the grant. The following criteria were agreed for screening and recommendation of the candidate(s). Applications should be submitted in a single PDF format to Mary Annen at email@example.com by Friday, October 15, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Mary by email or by phone at (414) 918-3190.
The Sylvia Lane Mentor Fellowship provides an opportunity for early career women scholars working on food, agricultural, or resource issues to collaborate with an established expert at another university, institution, or firm. The application deadline is Friday, October 15, 2021.
The AAEA Trust Committee is accepting applications for the 2022 Chester O. McCorkle Jr. Student Scholarship. This scholarship will support applied research by a graduate student on economic issues relating to agriculture. At least one (1) scholarship of up to $2,000 will be awarded. Funds can be used for research related expenses, data collection, tuition and program related expenses such as fees, books, supplies and equipment, provided the items are required of all students in the program. Applications are due Friday, October 15, 2021.
The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Trust is now accepting applications for the Uma Lele Mentor Fellowship Award for Women. The Uma Lele Mentor Fellowship Award for Women supports a mentorship relationship between an early career woman agricultural, resource and environmental economist from low income and lower-middle income countries, and a mentor who is a member of the AAEA. A complete list of qualifying countries is available under the headings “Low-income economies” and “Lower-middle-income economies” at: http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications/country-and-lending-groups#Low_income. Applications should be submitted in a single PDF format to Mary Annen at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 15, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Mary by email or by phone at (414) 918-3190.
The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Trust is now accepting applications for the Uma Lele Mentor Fellowship Award. The Uma Lele Mentor Fellowship Award supports a mentorship relationship with a view to promote high quality research of a policy/problem solving nature in countries with food insecurity and environmental pressures. It is meant to promote collaboration between an early career scholar who is a citizen of and resides in a developing country and a distinguished mentor. Applications should be submitted in a single PDF format to Mary Annen at email@example.com by Friday, October 15, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Mary by email or by phone at (414) 918-3190.
Congratulations to all of this year’s award winners and nominees.
These articles will appear in an upcoming special issue on COVID-19. Articles will be added to the collection as they publish online ahead of the special issue publication in early 2021.
View the collection here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/toc/10.1002/(ISSN)2040-5804.special-collection-on-covid-19
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Applied Economics Teaching Resources (AETR) is an online, open access, and peer-reviewed professional publication series. The aim is to provide an inclusive outlet for research, teaching and Extension education scholarship encompassing but not limited to research articles, case studies, classroom games, commentaries, experiential learning, and pedagogy. The goal is to support and advance teaching and Extension education within the scholarly areas of agricultural and applied economics, and agribusiness economics and management. AETR seeks to publish articles that are diverse in both scope and authorship. It serves as a platform for addressing and contributing to our understanding of important societal issues, including inequality and discrimination, as well as how shifts in pedagogy (e.g., growing reliance on remote and hybrid learning modalities) may impact accessibility and inclusion.
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Herbert Robbins Hinman, Professor Emeritus & Extension Economist in Agricultural Economics at Washington State University, died peacefully at home Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. Herb received his B.S. (1965) and M.A. (1966) in Agricultural Economics from Washington State University. He received his Ph.D. (1969) in Agricultural Economics from Penn State University. He was employed by the USDA (1969-1980), working at Cornell University, Washington D.C., and then spending five years in Ghana, West Africa, working with the agricultural extension officers.
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