Seminar Series

Seminar Schedule: Spring 2020

UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics AAEC 8010


Unless otherwise stated, all seminars will take place at 3:35 p.m., 210 Conner Hall (with remote connections to Tifton, SWD, and Griffin, 210 Stuckey). Seminars typically last to 5 p.m.


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Wednesday, January 8

No seminar - Faculty meeting

Wednesday, January 15

"Do 'Beef Bans' Affect Women's Health?" - Farhan Majid, University of Georgia

Wednesday, January 22

AAEC Faculty Lightning Round:

"Buy in to buy out: municipalities’ reluctance to the buyout programs after the natural disasters" - Yukiko Hashida

"The Effect of Training and Seed Credit Programs on Peanut Productivity: Evidence from Haiti" (with Greg McDonald & Jaime Rhoads) - Genti Kostandini

"Harnessing Food Demand Systems for Improved Nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa" (with Chen Zhen, Soye Shin & Meichen Lu) - Ellen McCullough

Wednesday, January 29

Gopi Munisamy, University of Georgia, and Feras Baterseh, Georgetown University

Wednesday, February 5

No seminar - Faculty meeting

Wednesday, February 12

Seminar - speaker to be confirmed

Wednesday, February 19

Stephen Morgan, University of Florida

Wednesday, February 26

Sophia Dimelis, Athens University of Business

Wednesday, March 4

No seminar - Faculty meeting

Wednesday, March 11

No seminar - Spring break

Wednesday, March 18

Emily Burchfield, Emory University

Wednesday, March 25

Seminar - speaker to be confirmed

Wednesday, April 1

No seminar - Faculty meeting

Wednesday, April 8

Graduate Student Lightning Round

Wednesday, April 15

Madhu Khanna, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Wednesday, April 22

Stefano Carattini, Georgia State University