Economics of Agriculture, Trade, and Development

Coordinators: Barry Goodwin and Ivan Kandilov.  All seminars are scheduled in Room 4210 Nelson Hall, Tuesdays, 3:00p.m. – 4:15 p.m., unless otherwise posted.

Upcoming Seminars:

Spring 2018

  • February 13 (Tuesday): Christophe Gouel, Topic: “The Crucial Role of International Trade in Adaptation to Climate Change”, (INRA, visiting IFPRI)
  • February 20 (Tuesday, webcast, same room as usual): Steven Zahniser (ERS, USDA) and Tom Hertz (ERS, USDA) , Topic: “Immigration and Its Effects on Agriculture”
  • February 27 (Tuesday): CANCELLED
  • March 15 (Thursday, note non-standard day!): Josh Woodard (Cornell), Topic: TBA
  • March 20 (Tuesday, 3:00-4:30, Location: Hobbs Ground Floor Conference Room, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park Note different location!)): Rudy Nayga (U. of Arkansas), Topic: WIC Participation and Relative Quality of Household Food Purchases: Evidence from FoodAPS
  • April 10 (Tuesday): Jesse Tack, Topic: TBA (Kansas State University)

Past Seminars:

Fall 2017

  • September 26 (Tuesday): Greg Howard, “Policy Implications of Econometric Specifications: An Agro-environmental Choice Experiment Application” East Carolina University
  • November 7 (Tuesday): Jacob Ricker-Gilbert, “Do Farm Land Rental Markets Really Promote Efficiency, Equity and Investment in Smallholder African Agriculture? Evidence from a Matched Tenant-Landlord Survey in Malawi” Purdue University
  • November 14 (Tuesday): Miranda Meuwissen, “Unravelling the cost-effectiveness of risk management from a food supply chain perspective”, Wageningen University
  • November 17 (FRIDAY at 8:30AM in 2210 Nelson Hall): Oscar Ortiz, “Overview of CIP’s research programs: reflections on the impact on SDGs”, after the presentation there will be a short time for a Q&A session and discussion of potential collaborations, International Potato Center (coffee and bagels will be provided!)

Spring 2017

  • February 21 (Tuesday): Andrew Greenland, Elon University, “Import Competition and Internal Migration
  • February 28 (Tuesday): CANCELLED Keith Coble, Mississippi State University
  • March 21 (Tuesday): Sebastien Pouliot, Iowa State University, “RIN Pass-Through at Gasoline Terminals
  • March 27 (Monday): Tom Hertel, Purdue University, “Attaining Food and Environmental Security in an Era of Globalization”
  • April 11 (Tuesday): Will Martin, “Income Convergence and its Implications for Global Food Demand”, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • April 18 (Tuesday): Christian Rojas, University of Massachusetts, “Do Taxes for Soda and Sugary Drinks Work? Scanner Data Evidence from Berkeley and Washington”

Fall 2016

  • October 20 (Thursday): Ford Ramsey, NC State University: “Rating Exotic Price Coverage in Crop Revenue Insurance.”
  • October 25 (Tuesday): Tarek Amyuni, SKEMA Business School: “Global Commodity Markets- A Fresh Perspective and Some Predictions.”
  • November 29 (Tuesday): Gregory Howard, Eastern Carolina University

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015