Environmental Economics

  1. New Undergraduate Minor in Sustainability Now Available at Ohio State

    Sep 23, 2013

    Ohio State students can now complement their major program of study with a focus on sustainability through enrollment in the new Ohio State minor in Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS). EEDS is a joint program between Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) and AEDE.

  2. Ohio State Economists to Hold Water Quality Discussion During 2013 Farm Science Review

    Sep 11, 2013

    AEDE’s Brent Sohngen, Elena Irwin, and Barry Ward will headline a panel discussion at this year’s Farm Science Review: “Water Quality: State and National Concerns and Consequences”. The discussion will focus on the impact of agricultural production practices on Ohio’s water resources. The panel will be moderated by Matthew Roberts.

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

    Aug 1, 2013

    The 2013 meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) will be held from August 4-6, 2013 in Washington D.C. AEDE will have a very strong presence at the gathering with more than two dozen faculty and students in attendance. AEDE faculty and graduate students will also present their research at a number of the meeting's events.

  4. Environmental Policy Initiative Summer 2013 Research Grant Award Winners

    Jun 11, 2013

    Ohio State’s Environmental Policy Initiative, which is directed by AEDE's Dr. Brent Sohngen, has awarded three outstanding Ohio State doctoral students research grants for use during the summer of 2013. The grant funding will be used by the students for new research related to environmental policy.

  5. Annual Meeting of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

    Jun 6, 2013

    The annual meeting of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) will be held at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada from June 6-8, 2013. AEDE will have a strong presence at the gathering with a number of faculty and students participating.

  6. Ohio State Ranked as a Top 10 Institution Working in Environmental and Ecological Economics

    Mar 8, 2013

    In a recent review analyzing the influence of articles, authors, journals and institutions in environmental and ecological economics, published in the journal Ecological Economics, The Ohio State University was cited as the eighth most influential institution in the world working in the field.

  7. Brent Sohngen Serves as Co-Author for Forestry Chapter of the U.S. National Climate Assessment Report

    Mar 4, 2013

    Every four years the U.S. federal government commissions the U.S. National Climate Assessment report to examine the effects of climate change on the environment, agriculture, energy production and use, land and water resources, human health and welfare, and biological diversity. The final product is delivered to the President and Congress. AEDE’s Professor Brent Sohngen is serving as a co-author for the forestry chapter of this year's report.

  8. AEDE Faculty Awarded 2013 OARDC SEEDS Research Grants

    Feb 21, 2013

    AEDE faculty members Sathya Gopalakrishnan, H. Allen Klaiber, Brian Roe and H. Allen Klaiber have been awarded  2013 SEEDS grants from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) to engage in new research.

  9. New Research from Professor Irwin Offers Analysis of the Interaction between Humans and Ecosystem Thresholds

    Jan 28, 2013

    In theJournal of Environmental Economics and Management, Professor Elena Irwin, former AEDE PhD student Yong Chen, and Ciriyam Jayaprakash from the Dept of Physics at Ohio State offer new analysis on the dynamic interaction between humans and ecological systems.

  10. New Courses to be Offered in 2013 as Part of the Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS) Curriculum

    Dec 12, 2012

    Beginning in Spring 2013, Ohio State will offer several new courses as part of the Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS) curriculum. EEDS is a multi-disciplinary degree program that focuses on the human dimensions of sustainability. The program is offered as a joint major between the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) and the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (AEDE).  

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