AFRE Weekly Seminars
AFRE Weekly 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.
AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Fall Semester, 2020.
This semesters seminars will all be held virtually and the timing of the seminars will be variable.
- September 17 (2.30 pm - 5 pm): Eva-Marie Meemken. Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen. Large farms, large benefits? Sustainability certification among family farms and agro-industrial producers in Peru. Watch the Seminar.
- September 24 (11 am - 12.30): Ariel Ortiz Bobea. Associate Professor, Cornell University. The Historical Impact of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Global Agricultural Productivity. Watch the Seminar.
- October 1 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Emily Reimao. Assistant Professor, University of Florida. Daycare and Women's Employment: effects in the short-run, in the long-run, and at home. Watch the Seminar.
- October 8 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Amy Ando. Professor, University of Illinois. Early exposure to nature and willingness-to-pay for conservation. Watch the Seminar.
- October 15 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Ed Perry. Assistant Professor, Kansas State University. Uncertainty and learning in a technologically dynamic industry: Seed density in U.S. maize.
- October 22 (11 am - 12.30 pm): Xiaomeng Cui. Assistant Professor, Jinan University. Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change through Growing Season Adjustments: Evidence from China.
- October 29 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Justus Wesseler. Professor and Chairperson, Wageningen University. Innovations and Safety Regulations a Real Options Approach
- November 10 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Sarah Walker. Senior Lecturer, the University of New South Wales. Women's Labor Force Participation and Household Technology Adoption
- November 19 (3:30 pm - 5 pm): Tobia Dalhaus. Assistant Professor, Wageningen University. Impact and Management of Weather Extremes in Agriculture: The Role of Non-Linearities
AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Spring Semester, 2020.
AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm. unless otherwise noted (Seminar Titles Coming Soon).
- February 27 (3.30 - 5 pm): Ellen Mccullough. Harnessing Food Demand Systems for Improved Nutrition in Tanzania. University of Georgia
- Mar 12 (3.30 - 5 pm): Marc Bellemare . The Paper of How: Estimating Treatment Effects Using the Front-Door Criterion. U Minnesota
- April 3 (1.30 - 3 pm): Rick Hornbeck - U Chicago (joint with Econ)
- April 9 (3.30 - 5 pm): Miguel Gomez - Cornell
- April 17 (1.30 - 3 pm): Kaivan Munshi - Yale (joint with Econ)
- April 23 (3:30 - 5 pm): Dan Scheitrum - U Arizona
AFRE Weekly Departmental Seminars: Fall Semester, 2019.
AFRE Seminars are presented on Thursdays in Room 75, Morrill Hall of Agriculture, from 3:30 to 5 pm. unless otherwise noted.
- Sep. 12. Julian Alston. Unpacking the Agricultural Black Box: The Rise and Fall of America Farm Productivity and Growth. University of California- Davis.
- Sep. 13, 10:30 am-12:00 pm. Lauren Falcao Berquist. Scaling Up Agricultural Policy Interventions: Theory and Evidence from Uganda. University of Michigan
- Oct. 10, 3:30-5:00PM. Chance Kabaghe, Executive Director, Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute. "The role of an International Policy Researcher in the Changing Economic, Social, and Political Environment in Africa: The Case of the Indaba Agricultural Policy Institute in Zambia."
- Oct. 14, 3:30-5:00PM. Carson Reeling, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, and an Alumnus of MSU’s AFRE Department Ph.D Program. ”Valuing Goods Allocated by Dynamic Lottery”
- Oct. 17, 3:30-5:00PM. Ayobami Adetoyinbo, Ph.D. Candidate in Global Food Research Group, University of Goettingen. Strategic Inter-Organizational Relationships and Smallholder Performance in the Nigerian Shrimp and Prawn Sector.
- Oct. 31, 3:30-5:00PM. Dr. Rob Horsch, Retired Former Director, Agricultural Research and Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. “Economic Growth with Poverty Reduction: Innovation, Equity and Rates of Change”.
- Nov. 21, 3:30-5:00PM. Salvatore De Falco, Professor of Economics, Université de Genève. "Counterfeit Seeds, Labor Supply, and Economic Returns: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania."