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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


News from AEDE: December 2015

Welcome to the newsletter for Ohio State's Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE)! Your story submissions are welcome. Please email them to Nicole Pierron Rasul at

  1. As another semester comes to an end, and another calendar year turns, I continue to be grateful for the opportunity I have to serve the students, staff and faculty of AEDE. As Department Chair, I have the opportunity to serve an outstanding group of faculty and staff; watch as they change the

  2. Did you know that an AEDE staff member had a critical role in bringing an innovative sustainability learning program that operates outside of the classroom to Ohio State students? SUSTAINS (Students Understanding Sustainability and Taking Action to Improve Nature and Society) is an Ohio State

  3. Professor Alessandra Faggian was recently named the 2015 Geoffrey J.D. Hewings award winner at the 62nd annual North American meeting of the Regional Science Association International. The award, which was named in honor of Professor Geoffrey J.D. Hewings who introduced numerous graduate

  4. We recently sat down with AEDE master’s program student Jack Willoughby, a Princeton, New Jersey native and First Team Academic All-American on the Ohio State football team, to talk all things football, applied economics, and life after graduation. Check out our Q & A with the kicker who

  5. The 2015-2016 Agricultural Policy and Outlook series kicked off on the Ohio State campus on Dec. 7th. The event initiates a series of local meetings to be held statewide, featuring presentations by AEDE experts on matters the agricultural community should expect in 2016, including policy changes

  6. After seven years of negotiations, 12 nations agreed to terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in early October. While each country now needs to ratify the agreement for it to be put into effect, Ian Sheldon, Ohio State’s Andersons Professor of International Trade, said TPP could