Seminar Series

Seminar Schedule Fall 2018

UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics AAEC 8010


**TIME AND LOCATION

Unless otherwise stated, all seminars will take place at 3:30 pm, 104 Conner Hall (with remote connections to Tifton, SWD, and Griffin, 210 Stuckey). Seminars typically last one hour.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

"Sustainable Development Goal #1 and Forests: Relationships between Poverty, Tenure, Environmental Shocks and Forests" - Kathleen Lawlor, University of North Carolina, Asheville

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

307 Conner Hall

"Gains from Trade: Mainstream vs. Main Street" - Gopi Munisamy, USDA ERS

Friday, October 5, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018  

"Can corruption occur when transparency and accountability are strong? Evidence from India" - Laura Zimmerman, UGA

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday, October 19, 2018

3:30 p.m.

104 Conner Hall

"Valuing Water Quality Improvements in Mississippi Lakes; My Struggles with the Practical Application of Consequentiality Theory." - Matthew Interis, Mississippi State University

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

"Floodplain Housing Stock Dynamics" - Kate Zipp, Penn State

Monday, November 5, 2018

"Timeouts During USDA News Releases" - Michael Adjemian

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

104 Conner Hall

Thursday, November 8, 2018

"Using an Experimental Grocery Store (NUSMart) to Improve Diet Quality among Singaporeans: A Research Agenda" - Eric Finkelstein, Duke National University of Singapore

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

104 Conner Hall

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"The Minimum Wage and Productivity: A Case Study of California Strawberry Pickers" - Alexandra Hill

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

307 Conner Hall

Friday, November 9, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

J.W. Fanning Lecture

Keith Coble, Mississippi State University

Dogwood/Azalea Room
Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Athens
390 E Washington Street
Athens, GA 30601

Registration begins at 10 a.m.
Lecture begins at 10:30 a.m.

Monday, November 12, 2018

"Heterogeneous impacts from a retail grocery acquisition: Do national and store brand prices respond differently?" - William Secor

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

307 Conner Hall

Thursday, November 15, 2018

"Location Choice and Local Foods: A Micro-Level Analysis of Household Health Tradeoffs" - Christina Connolly

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

307 Conner Hall

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018