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Seminar Series

Seminar Schedule Spring 2017

UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics AAEC 8010

January 11, 2017

No Seminar - Faculty Meeting  

January 18, 2017

The Effect of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on Food and Nonfood Spending Among Low-Income Households: Carlos Carpio, Texas Tech University

January 25, 2017

TBD: UGA Graduate Student presentations in preparation of the SAEA Meetings

February 1, 2017

No Seminar - Faculty Meeting

February 8, 2017

Demand for Convenience in FoodAPS:  Ilya Rahkovsky, USDA Economic Research Service  

February 15, 2017

Prospect Theory and Energy Efficiency: Garth Heutel, Georgia State University

February 22, 2017

The Impact of Extreme Climatic Events on U.S. Agriculture: Emanuele Massetti, Georgia Tech University  

March 1, 2017  

No Seminar - Faculty Meeting  

March 8, 2017

No Seminar - Spring Break

March 15, 2017

The Effect of Medicaid on Health Care Access, Absenteeism, and Chronic Disease: Evidence from the ACA Medicaid Expansion: Christian Gregory, USDA Economic Research Service  

March 22, 2017

Insuring against droughts: Evidence on agricultural intensification and insurance demand from a randomized evaluation in rural Bangladesh: Patrick Ward, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

March 29, 2017

Food Security: Thermodynamics, Ecology, Economics: John R. Schramski, University of Georgia

April 5, 2017

No Seminar - Faculty Meeting

April 12, 2017

The Short End of the Deal: Crisis, Sibling, Inequality, and Transfers as Compensation: Tamara McGavock, Grinnell College

April 19, 2017

An Economic Efficiency Analysis of U.S. Household Energy Consumption: Wesley Burnett, College of Charelston  

April 26, 2017

Electoral Incentives and firm behavior: Evidence from US power plant pollution abatement: Corrado Di Maria, University of East Anglia


Unless otherwise stated, all seminars will take place at 3:30 pm, 210 Conner Hall (with remote connections to Tifton, SWD, and Griffin, 210 Stuckey). Seminars typically last one hour.