Seminar Series

Seminar Schedule: Fall 2019

UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics AAEC 8010


Unless otherwise stated, all seminars will take place at 3:30 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, August 14

No seminar

Wednesday, August 21

Lightning Round presentations by UGA faculty/students (AAEA Encore, pt. 1)

  • "Concern and Externalities Associated with Locating Hemp Production and Processing Facilities" - Ben Campbell
  • "Are obese consumers less responsive to price (dis)incentives?" - Chen Zhen
  • "Estimating the Market Effect of a Trade War: the Case of Soybean Tariffs" - Mike Adjemian

Wednesday, August 28

"The Economic and Risk Impacts of Cover Crops Adoption” - Yangxuan Liu, University of Georgia

Wednesday, September 4

"Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop" - Garrison Bickerstaff, Division of Academic Enhancement, UGA

104 Conner Hall

Wednesday, September 18

"Does the seasonal inflow of farm labor affect local crime rates." - Diane Charlton, Montana State University

Wednesday, September 25

"Is Competition a Cure for Confusion? Evidence from the Residential Mortgage Market" - Ruchi Singh, Real Estate Program, UGA

Wednesday, October 2

No seminar

Wednesday, October 9

No seminar due to faculty meeting

Wednesday, October 16

"Consumer Choice of Store Format: Response to Policy Incentives" - Joel Cuffey, Auburn University

Wednesday, October 23

“Land Reform and Child Health in The Kyrgyz Republic” - Olga Shemyakina, Georgia Tech

Wednesday, October 30

"Do NFIP Subsidies Matter to Homebuyers? Evidence from Nationwide Housing Sales" - H. Allen Klaiber, Ohio State University

Wednesday, November 6

No seminar

Tuesday, November 12

D.W. Brooks Lecture: Ertharin Cousin, Distinguished Fellow of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Visiting Scholar at the Stanford University Center on Food Security and Environment

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602

3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 13

"Hotelling Meets Crypto-Currency: Do Bitcoin rents follow Hotelling's Rule?" - Dylan Turner, University of Georgia

Wednesday, November 20

"Two Simple Strategies for Reducing Aggregation Bias in Demand System Models" - Wenying Li, University of Georgia

Wednesday, November 27

No seminar

Wednesday, December 4

No seminar