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  1. Student profile: Jess Kronenberger

    Jul 19, 2021

    Jess Kronenberger graduated in May with a degree in Agribusiness and Applied Economics. While finishing her last semester of classes this past spring, she also completed her required internship.

  2. Ian Sheldon reflects on storied career in agricultural economics

    Jul 16, 2021

    When surveying his decades-long career as a professor and researcher, Ian Sheldon says he started out his career as an industrial organization economist who paid some attention to the impact of trade on competition. He then shifted to analyzing how industrial organization might affect the outcome of various trade policy choices. Now, as he reaches the end of his career, he is morphing into an international economist concerned with legal issues related to the governance of the global trading system.

  3. Ian Sheldon reflects on storied career in agricultural economics

    Jul 12, 2021

    When surveying his decades-long career as a professor and researcher, Ian Sheldon says he started out his career as an industrial organization economist who paid some attention to the impact of trade on competition. 

  4. Sid Bora wins 2021 Bernie Erven Outstanding Teacher Award

    Jul 7, 2021

    Siddhartha S. Bora (Sid), a fourth-year student in the AEDE Ph.D. program, was just awarded the Bernie Erven Graduate Teaching Award for 2021.

  5. Survey Says

    Survey says…better designed survey questions generate truer responses

    Jun 21, 2021

    Whether it is after a webinar or an organization soliciting information, we all fill out our fair share of surveys.

    According to Wuyang Hu, professor and AEDE Honors Coordinator, the responses recorded in a survey may not always reflect reality, particularly surveys asking folks “what do you plan to do” instead of “what have you done.”

  6. Lecturer profile: Dathel Nimmons

    Jun 18, 2021

    Dathel Nimmons has worked in food supply chain management her entire career, most recently as senior vice president at Bob Evans. She also owns and operates two farms. She knows agribusiness and says supply chain is what makes it tick.

  7. Increase in seasonal worker visas a temporary solution for Ohio’s food and agricultural labor markets

    Jun 15, 2021

    Access to labor was a concern for Ohio’s food and agriculture sectors before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic which brought more volatility to the food supply chain. In April 2021, the federal government moved to bolster the available labor supply by increasing the number of available H-2B (non-agricultural) visas.

  8. Dr. Sathya Gopalakrishnan among 21 researchers selected for the inaugural GRO Academy cohort

    Jun 14, 2021

    The national trend in grant-making agencies has been towards convergence research or interdisciplinary team-based research. The complex challenges we face today require new ways to collaborate, solve problems, and leverage multiple disciplinary approaches. The Enterprise for Research, Innovation, and Knowledge (ERIK) has responded by creating the Growing Research Opportunities (GRO) Academy. 

    This new research leadership development program equips faculty with the skills needed to lead complex, interdisciplinary collaborations in pursuit of external funding. Those selected for this program include mostly mid-career, associate professors, and come from dozens of disciplines ranging from the health sciences; engineering; law; social and behavioral sciences; humanities; education; and natural, physical, and mathematical sciences.

  9. Pandemic pushes graduate student back into student government service

    Jun 1, 2021

    Nick Messenger received his BS in economics from The Ohio State University in 2013. As an undergraduate, he took an active role in student government and served as president. After graduation, he taught in public education for a few years before deciding to return to Ohio State to pursue his PhD in regional and urban economics. His plan was to put all his energy into educational policy research and into studying the intersection of education, economics, and geography.

  10. Student Profile: Food Recovery Network

    May 21, 2021

    Alex Carr and Kevin Uth each joined Ohio State’s Food Recovery Network (FRN) to make an immediate impact on issues that face their community every day: hunger and food waste.

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