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News article: AEDE PhD Graduate Wins Honorable Mention from AAEA

The dissertation of AEDE PhD graduate, Dr. Muhammad Imran Chaudhry, received an honorable mention from the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s (AAEA) Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award. Dr. Imran credited his success to the scholarly excellence and dedication of his dissertation committee.

“I am especially indebted to my adviser Professor Miranda who encouraged me to pursue theoretical research, provided invaluable insights along the way and literally chaperoned me through the PhD program,” says Imran. 

News article: AEDE Students and Faculty Recognized for Achievements

AEDE has so much to celebrate this spring! The following received awards at the Agribusiness Club and NAMA Banquet on April 11th:

Outstanding Returning Member: Morgan Jolliff

Outstanding Transfer Student: Haylee Zwick

Outstanding First Year Member: Rebekkah Sommer

Outstanding Faculty Member: Brian Roe

Mark Rembert won the best Ph.D. student paper from the Mid Continent Regional Science Association for his work titled, "Creative Destruction & Inter-Regional Job Reallocation during the Great Recession."

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Research in Regional, Urban and Development Economics Policy is to lead a nationally and internationally recognized research and outreach program focused on priority issues related to rural and urban communities and their growth.

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News article: Dispatch from the Field: Tony Gallenstein on His Work with the iAGRI Program in Tanzania

Tony Gallenstein, an AEDE doctoral student, is currently in Tanzania serving as a program manager for the Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI), a USAID Feed the Future project. AEDE’s Dave Kraybill serves as the iAGRI project director.

iAGRI is an ambitious five-year program to improve agricultural productivity and food security in Tanzania.

News article: AEDE at the 2015 International Conference of Agricultural Economists

Research by AEDE faculty and graduate students was recently presented at the 29th annual International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE), held from August 8-14, 2015 in Milan, Italy.

News article: AEDE at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

Each summer one of the most highly anticipated events for AEDE’s faculty and students takes place: the annual meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). AAEA is the premier professional organization for agricultural and applied economists working in the U.S.

News article: Faculty and Students Head to Washington D.C. for the Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

In early August, one of the most highly anticipated events for AEDE’s faculty and students takes place: the annual meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). AAEA is the premier professional organization for agricultural and applied economists working in the U.S.

News article: Annual Meeting of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

This week the annual meeting of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) will be held at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada. The theme of the meeting, which will run from June 6-8, 2013, is “Mixing Oil and Water: The Nexus between Energy and Water Resources”. AEDE will have a strong presence at the gathering with a number of faculty and students participating, including the following:

News article: Voluntary Pollution Control (VPC) Workshop, May 20 and 21st at The Blackwell

The Voluntary Pollution Control (VPC) Workshop will be held at The Ohio State University’s Blackwell Hotel on May 20 and 21, 2012. The purpose of the workshop is to provide a forum for businesses, local governments, researchers in environmental economics and environmental policy-related disciplines to assess current knowledge and debate the latest research on the determinants, effects, and effectiveness of VPC programs. Abdoul Sam of AEDE and Carmen Carrion-Flores of Binghamton University organized the event.

News article: Abdoul Sam promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations to Abdoul Sam on his promotion to Associate Professor!  The OSU Board of Trustees approved the promotion on July 1st.  Abdoul joined the department in October of 2005.  He received his Bachelor's degree in Management from the Université Gaston Berger in Saint-Louis, Senegal.  His Master's in Agricultural and Resource Economics and PhD in Economics were both from the University of Arizona.