Seminar Series

Seminar Schedule: Spring 2020

UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics AAEC 8010


ATTENTION: Following USG's announcement dated 3/16/2020 of a move to online instruction due to health concerns, the remainder of the Spring 2020 Seminar Series has been cancelled.

TIME AND LOCATION

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

If you would like to join a mailing list to receive announcements about this seminar series, please contact Chris Peters at cpeters@uga.edu.

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

"Machine and Deep Learning: Potential Applications to Economics" - Gopi Munisamy, University of Georgia, and Feras Batarseh, Georgetown University

Wednesday, February 5

No seminar - Faculty meeting

Wednesday, February 12

"Spatially Heterogeneous Groundwater Extraction Behaviors with Flow Dynamics: A Theoretical and Experimental Approach" - Seong Yun, Mississippi State University

Wednesday, February 19

"Beyond the inverse relationship: Area mismeasurement affects actual productivity, not just how we understand it" (with William J. Burke, Thelma Namonje, Milu Muyanga, and Nicole M. Mason) - Stephen Morgan, University of Florida

Wednesday, February 26

"The Greek crisis: A story of self-reinforcing feedback mechanisms" - Sophia Dimelis, Athens University of Business

Wednesday, March 4

No seminar - Faculty meeting

Wednesday, March 11

No seminar - Spring break

Wednesday, March 18

"The impact of agricultural landscape diversification on U.S. crop production" - Emily Burchfield, Emory University

Wednesday, March 25

Brian Dillon, Cornell University

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