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Mali: Helping women farm

Women in many industrialized countries are all too familiar with the "second shift"—the domestic duties they still perform disproportionately (compared with their husbands) once their formal workday is over. That phenomenon is also key to understanding women’s work productivity in a developing country like Mali, according to studies led by Jeremy Foltz

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.

EDA University Center for Wisconsin

Steven Deller and Tessa Conroy, members of AAE, have partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Extension's Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED), in the awarding of a U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administrations University Center.
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2017 Scholars & Sponsors Recognition Lunch
Friday, April 7, 2017
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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.

AAE Events

April 7 - 11:30am
2017 Scholars & Sponsors Lunch
Come celebrate our student scholarship recipients, the donors who support them, and our alumni and friends!
March 31 - 12:00pm
Department Seminar
Karen Clay -
April 5 - 12:00pm
Applied Economics Workshop
Brent Hueth -
April 6 - 3:45pm
Development Economics Workshop
Travis McArthur -
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