Jan 14, 2019
As the temperatures rose and U.S. trade disputes intensified this past summer, Ohio State University professors Ian Sheldon (Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics) and Dan K. Chow (Moritz College of Law) met to talk about the acceptance of their coauthored research paper on trade in the University Of Pennsylvania Journal Of Law & Public Affairs. Over coffee, the conversation evolved into one concerning the tumultuous political and economic climate.
Jan 3, 2019
Agribusiness and Applied Economics alum Andrea Kackley credits her ability to step out of her comfort zone as a key component in her success. While a student in the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), she took classes that sounded interesting and ventured outside the college, surrounding herself with students who were having very different experiences from her.
Dec 31, 2018
Abandoning Strategic and Economic Goals of TPP Has Consequences
When the United States withdrew from Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), it forfeited strategic advantages and economic benefits that would likely have emerged through the mega trade deal and partnership with 11 other economies, according to findings presented in a new study.
Dec 19, 2018
Yesterday, Ben Brown, Program Manager- Farm Management Program, and Dr. Carl Zulauf, Professor Emeritus, presented at the Ohio Grain Symposium. They shared a few initial oberservations and impressions on the upcoming bill.
Dec 11, 2018
Chapter 12 bankruptcy filings have been fairly stable over the past few quarters and have stabilized to around the same levels as when chapter 12 became a permanent fixture of the bankruptcy code in 2005. The US experienced elevated levels of chapter 12 filings towards the end of 2009 through mid-2012, but aside from the second quarter of 2017 there has not been a quarter with more than 150 chapter 12 bankruptcies filed and that is a good sign for the agricultural sector. In general, the second quarter, which consists of the period between April 1st and June 30th, is the quarter that typically has the highest number of bankruptcies in a year.
Nov 28, 2018
AEDE faculty, PhD Students and Candidates, past and present recently attended the 65th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. Most presented current work and many took home top prizes.
Oct 30, 2018
OSU Extension Educator Andrew Holden may be new to the position but he is not new to farming or to Ashtabula County. The recent AEDE graduate was recently hired to replace David Marrison, who stepped down to accept an OSU Extension position in Coshocton County.
Oct 25, 2018
Rising sea levels driven by climate change make for salty soil, and that is likely to force about 200,000 coastal farmers in Bangladesh inland as glaciers melt into the world’s oceans, according to estimates from a new study.
Oct 17, 2018
Farming in America is a complex undertaking. There exists great diversity in the size, structure and organization of farms. All farming operations are integral to the U.S. economy and the supply of reliable food sources. To understand the agricultural sector better and maintain good agricultural policies, data collection methods and measurement tools need to keep up with the current realities of farming.
Oct 12, 2018
Agribusiness and Applied Economics senior Haylee Zwick already has a job lined up post-graduation. In January, she will begin work as a grain merchandiser with Archer Daniels Midland (ADM). Still, she actively networked and continued to build her professional network while she attended Women in Agribusinesses’ recent annual summit in Denver, Colorado. Even with a job secured, she believes building connections and contacts across the county is integral in her continued success.