September 2022, Issue 19
The AAEA Nominating Committee is soliciting nominations from AAEA membership for AAEA President-Elect and two AAEA Directors, all for three-year terms beginning July 2023.
Please submit the names and affiliations of nominees to email@example.com. Nominations must be received by October 5, 2022.
Thank you to everyone who joined us in Anaheim! There are still a few great virtual Organized Symposia taking place over the next few days. Find the session times below for all upcoming events that can be found in the AAEA App. Please note that times on the app/platform are in Pacific.
The AAEA Fellows Selection Committee is inviting nominations for the 2023 AAEA Fellows Awards. The deadline for submission of nominations and supporting biographical documentation is Wednesday, October 5, 2022. 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.
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 Monday, October 17, 2022.
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 application deadline is Monday, October 17, 2022.
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 Monday, October 17, 2022.
The AAEA Trust Committee is accepting applications for the 2023 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 Monday, October 17, 2022.
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 Monday, October 17, 2022, 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 2023 Board Meeting.
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 Kristen McGuire at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, October 17, 2022.
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 Kristen McGuire at email@example.com by Monday, October 17, 2022.
Editorship appointments for the American Journal of Agricultural Economics are staggered such that two new appointments are made every two years. The AAEA Board now seeks a diverse group of applicants at the full professor level (or equivalent) by the start of the appointment for two co-editors to be appointed to replace current co-editors Amy Ando and Marc Bellemare for a four-year term beginning in January 2024. Each co-editor handles approximately one-fourth of the submitted manuscripts and makes independent editorial decisions on these submissions. The degree to which candidate’s expertise complements that of continuing editors Jill McCluskey and Jesse Tack will be considered in the selection process. Applications should be sent electronically via PDF to Kristen McGuire, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30, 2022.
Applied Economics and Teaching Resources is calling for manuscripts that fit into Extension Education, Case Studies, and Interdisciplinary Narratives relating to innovative and impactful ways of:
The AAEA welcomes proposals for themes, and data visualizations and individual articles to be published in Choices Magazine.
Choices, a free, online-only publication, is the principal outreach vehicle of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA). Choices articles broadly communicate the results of quality economic analysis applied to issues and challenges faced by public and private sector decision makers in ways that enhance public understanding of and appreciation for the work of agricultural economists.
Government Relations & Washington Update
White House Announces Details for Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
ICAS focuses on fostering and leveraging best practices and research in response to the changing needs and opportunities for agricultural statistics. ICAS brings together experts from around the world to share research and operational accomplishments, and to explore the latest methodological innovations by countries and development partners.
The Argentinean, Chilean, and Uruguayan Agricultural Economics Associations along with the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) are delighted to invite you to the 2 nd Inter-Conference Symposium 6 to Congreso Regional de Economía Agraria and 1st Latin-American Workshop on Productivity and Efficiency. These joint Meetings will take place April 19-21, 2023, in Montevideo Uruguay.
The Food Distribution Research Society invites submissions of Research Reports, Research Updates, and Outreach Writing for its 2022 Annual Conference. The Annual Conference will be held concurrently with the National Agricultural Marketing Summit in Pensacola, FL from October 22-25, 2022. For more information, please visit the FDRS website: https://www.fdrsinc.org/
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