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January 2023, Issue 2

AAEA Deadlines    

February 8, 2023

February 20, 2023



The 2023 AAEA Fellows Class will receive their award at the 2023 AAEA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. In alphabetical order. The class is as follows:

Marc Bellemare,
University of Minnesota

Keith Fuglie,
USDA-Economic Research Service

Elena Irwin,
The Ohio State University

David Pannell,
University of Western Australia

Dawn Thilmany,
Colorado State University

Holly Wang,
Purdue University

Open Calls for the 2023 AAEA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

February 8

Conference on Economics of Inequity in Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Systems

May 24-25, 2023 in Minneapolis-St. Paul University of Minnesota Campus ClubSubmissions due February 20, 2023
Email submissions to; include the Presenter Detail page with abstract.
Event information: The organizing committee consists of the Co-Editors of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics (Amy Ando, Marc Bellemare, Jill McCluskey, and Jesse Tack) and the President of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (Norbert Wilson). This small, focused conference will be held at the University of Minnesota’s Campus Club. The event will feature presentations by authors with time for constructive feedback, one luncheon with panel discussion by a set of invited researchers who are already experts in these areas of study, another luncheon with panel discussion by government officials concerned with issues of justice in agricultural, food, and environmental systems (AFES), and time for small-group collaboration and networking. Funding from USDA-NIFA and AAEA will cover a large part of the lodging and travel costs for paper presenters.
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Preview of AAEA 2023 Annual Meeting Workshops

Registration will open in March; registration is required for all workshops. Additional details for each workshop coming soon

Pre-Conference Workshops
Saturday, July 22, 2023

  • BEER Section Craft Industry Tour
  • US Agricultural and environmental policy: opportunities and challenges
  • Numerical Methods in Agricultural Economics
  • Understanding and utilizing USDA’s Economic Research Service trade data
  • Conferencing Like a Pro: Strategies for a Successful Conference Experience

Post-Conference Workshops
Wednesday, July 26, 2023

  • Extension Section Agricultural Tour
  • Bayesian Econometrics and Machine Learning
  • Publishing Applied Economic Research on Health and Nutrition

Government Relations & Washington Update

January 2022

Congress Completes FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations Package
On December 19th, Congressional leaders released the details of an omnibus appropriations package to fund the government for fiscal year 2023.  The agriculture portion of the package provides discretionary funding of $25.48 billion and includes some increases for agricultural research. 
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Other News

Workshop in “Survey Design & Experimental Methods in Applied and Agricultural Economics”

The workshop will cover theoretical and practical knowledge regarding surveys and experimental methods. In addition, delegates will be familiarized with state-of-the-art software, and will design their own practice experiment through hands-on training.

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