AFRE Department Seminar Listings

AFRE Departmental Seminars: Fall Semester, 2022

  • September 21 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm): Chris Ahlin. Michigan State University. Site Selection and Internal versus External Validity: How a "risky" RCT may do worse than OLS.
  • October 5 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm): Ibrahim Hassen. Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University. Fiscal incentives for youth unemployment and informal business in Ethiopia.
  • October 19 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm): Jiawen Liu. Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University. In-Group competition for incentives.
  • November 2 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm): Tram Hoang. Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University. Misallocation or measurement error: Evidence on Vietnam's agriculture.
  • November 16 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm): Judhajit Chakraborty. Ph.D. Student, Michigan State University. Extreme cold and evaluation of democracy: Evidence from the Peruvian highlands.
  • December 7 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm): Suanna Oh. Michigan State University. Does identity affect labor supply?

AFRE Departmental Seminars: Fall Semester, 2021.

  • September 21 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm): Craig Carpenter. Extension Specialist, Michigan State University. Measurement Error in US Regional Economic Data.
  • September 30 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Virtual Only): Karina Gallardo. Professor, Washington State University. Assessment of consumer’s preferences for potential gene edited fresh fruit. An application to table grapes.
  • October 21 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Ag Hall Room 75 and Virtual): Hope Michaelson. Associate Professor, University of Illinois. Correcting False Beliefs Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics.
  • November 12 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Ag Hall Room 75 and Virtual): Kajal Gulati. Assistant Professor, Purdue University. Gendered Networks and the Demand for an Agricultural Technology in India. 
  • December 2 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Virtual Only): Robert Finger. Professor, ETH Zurich. Pesticide polices and farmers’ decisions to reduce pesticide use: insights from Swiss case studies.
  • December 9 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Ag Hall Room 75 and Virtual): Kelly Millenbah, CANR Interim Dean.  An Update from the Dean.

AFRE Departmental Seminars: Spring Semester, 2021.

  • February 24 (12:00 pm - 1:30 pm): Matin Qaim. Professor, University of Goettingen. Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: What could help at global and local levels?
  • March 10 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm): Madhu Kahanna. ACES Distinguished Professor, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. The economic and ecosystem benefits of Biofuels: Insights from Integrated Economic-Ecosystem Models. 
  • March 18 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm): Tina Saitone. Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist, UC Davis. Basis Risk in the Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage Insurance Program: Evidence from California.
  • March 25 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm): Jonathan Moss. Lecturer, University of New England. Pathways to low carbon futures in the red meat and wool industries.