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Seminar Series

Seminar Schedule Spring 2018

UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics AAEC 8010


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.

January 12, 2018

"Peers and Persuasion Across Collegiate Social Networks" - Jakina Debnam, Cornell University
10 a.m., 307 Conner Hall

"Shocks to Food Market Systems: A Network Approach" - Varun Kshirsagar
3:30 p.m., 210 Conner Hall

January 19, 2018

"Give Someone a Fishpond: modeling the economy-wide impacts of aquaculture in Myanmar" - Mateusz Filipski, IFPRI

January 24, 2018

"Peaking Interest: How awareness drives the effectiveness of time-of-use electricity pricing" - Brian Prest, Duke University

January 31, 2018

“Improving Mobility in Developing Country Cities: Evaluating Bus Rapid Transit and Other Policies in Jakarta” - Alex Rothernberg, RAND

February 2, 2018


February 9, 2018


February 16, 2018

“Labor Market Effects of Medical Innovation: The Case of Breast and Prostate Cancer" - Vincent Pohl, University of Georgia

February 23, 2018  


March 2, 2018

“Penalties for Foodborne Illness: Jury Decisions and Awards in Foodborne Illness Lawsuits” - Kathryn Boys, North Carolina State University

March 9, 2018


March 16, 2018

No Lecture - Spring Break

March 23, 2018


March 30, 2018

"Additionality from Payments for Environmental Services with Technology Diffusion" - Nicholas Pates, Kansas State University

April 6, 2018


April 13, 2018


April 20, 2018