Elena Irwin gave the J.W. Fanning Lecture at the Department of Agricultural Economics at University of Georgia on January 20, 2012. She presented joint work with Jill Clark entitled “The Implications of the Housing Bust and Other Recent Trends for Urban, Suburban, and Exurban Growth.” The annual J.W. Fanning lecture is sponsored by the Agricultural Economics Association of Georgia.
Elena Irwin received a new competitive grants award from the National Science Foundation to develop new spatial dynamic models of urbanization and land use change. The two-year research project is joint with Yong Chen, former AEDE graduate student and now assistant professor at Oregon State University, and Ciriyam Jayaprakash, Professor of Physics, Ohio State University.
PhD candidate Doug Wrenn presented "Heterogeneous Effects of Regulation: A Nonparametric Model of Residential Land Development" at Camp Resources, August 7-9 at Wrightsville Beach, NC. Camp Resources is an annual workshop, organized by NC State University and the EPA, which focuses on environmental economics issues.