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"Foundational Text" in Environmental Economics Released

After more than ten years in the making, Dan Phaneuf and his co-author Till Requate have published A Course in Environmental Economics: Theory, Policy and Practice, the first graduate-level textbook that integrates the empirics, theory and policy of this maturing field. "In our teaching, we saw a clear need for a textbook covering contemporary topics inclusive of the entire field of environmental economics," says Phaneuf.

What if ag recruiting is too late?

AAE undergraduate majors Jessica Wendt and Deanna Zernicke are Emerging Leaders with the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge fellowship program. In a recent eCALS post, they seek to understand the factors motivating students to study in agriculture related fields. "The average American is now at least three generations removed from the farm," they note.

Unexpected impacts of U.S. conflict minerals legislation

Just before the winter holidays, Nick Parker, assistant professor of agricultural and applied economics, was interviewed not once, but twice on BBC World News’ Newsday program. The topic of conversation was related to Parker’s research on a Dodd-Frank Bill provision that was designed to curb the violence caused by conflict minerals.
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Status of Wisconsin Agriculture 2017

Help Us Build the Forrest Fund for Students -- An alumni giving campaign to support graduate student professional activities and to honor Barbara Forrest's 20+ years in AAE.

April 26 - 12:00pm
Applied Economics Workshop
Jie Feng - To Encore or Not? When a Patent Expires: The Case of U.S. Soybeans
April 27 - 3:45pm
Development Economics Workshop
Scott Gehlbach - Political Connections and Economic Performance: Oligarchs and the Orange Revolution
April 28 - 12:00pm
Department Seminar
Erika Deserranno - Social Relations, Group Identity and the Delivery of Public Services
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