1. Much Fridge Food 'Goes There to Die'

    Sep 11, 2019

    Food-waste study reveals trends behind discarded items

  2. Ohio Stable in Farm Bankruptcies, While Nation is Up

    Aug 16, 2019

    Farm bankruptcies across the nation are up, but Ohio’s rate remains among the lowest in the Midwest, according to a new analysis by researchers at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).

    Ohio had nine new farm bankruptcy filings from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. That’s compared to 45 in Wisconsin, 39 in Kansas, and 32 in Minnesota—the three states in the nation with the highest number of new filings during that period.

  3. The Gender Pay Gap in Academia: Evidence from The Ohio State University

    Aug 13, 2019

    Female professors at The Ohio State University earn 11% less than male professors, according to a new study. Based on the mean salary in 2016, this gap translates into an annual loss of just under $18,000 for female faculty, relative to their male peers. 2014 research on gender pay inequity across U.S. academic institutions revealed a 15% gap (Hatch 2017).

  4. Job Offers Plentiful: Agricultural Economics Leads the Way, other CFAES Majors Strong

    Jul 22, 2019

    Connor Frame was in the thick of finals in December 2018 when he learned he had joined the ranks of students from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) who get a job offer before crossing the stage to accept a diploma.

    Majoring in agribusiness and applied economics, Frame joined 80% of his peers from the CFAES Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) who had committed to full-time jobs prior to graduation.

  5. AEDE Faculty, PhD Candidates and Post Doctoral Researchers Featured at Annual Agricultural and Applied Economics Conference

    Jul 11, 2019

     AEDE faculty and graduate students have a long-standing history of membership and leadership with the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). The organization is comprised of members working in academic departments, government agencies, NGOs, and in the private sector in the fields of agricultural and applied economics.

  6. Dr. Haab Reappointed as Department Chair and Assigned New Roles

    Jul 3, 2019

    Dr. Tim Haab has been reappointed as department chair of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. He will continue to lead the department's top ranked research-doctorate programs in agricultural, regional and resource economics and continue to deliver innovative teaching, research, and outreach programs. But he is also ready to tackle new opportunities. 

  7. Taxes on Farmland Dropping Steadily

    Jun 7, 2019

    Taxes, on average, are going down for owners of farmland across Ohio and are expected to decline at an even faster rate beginning in 2020, a study by researchers with The Ohio State University shows.

  8. Rural Job Growth Rate in Ohio Surpasses Columbus Rate

    May 10, 2019

    In a surprising turn, Ohio’s rural counties of Wyandot and Holmes topped the job growth rate of Columbus between 2010 and 2018, according to an economist with The Ohio State University.

    And other rural counties including Harrison and Morgan nearly matched Columbus’ job growth rate during that same period, said Mark Partridge, an economics professor at Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).

  9. Bunny Xu Wins 2019 Bernie Erven Teaching Award

    May 1, 2019

    Dr. Allen Klaiber and the graduate program committee awarded PhD Candidate Bunny Xu the 2019 Bernie Erven Teaching Award. This award is presented annually to the graduate student who best exemplifies the tradition of teaching excellence that Bernie Erven achieved throughout his distinguished career as a professor in Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. 

  10. Ohio's Urban School Districts Outperforming Rural Ones

    Apr 23, 2019

    Even with higher rates of poverty in Ohio’s major cities, urban school districts are outperforming rural districts, a recent study by The Ohio State University shows.