In the News
A paper from Professor Nadia Streletskaya (and others) was just published in the journal Food Quality and Preference. The paper, entitled "How information leads consumers to select specialty foods when tasting is not an option," evaluated how...
The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University named Dr. Jeff Reimer as the interim department head for Applied Economics, effective September 1, 2022.
Professor Dave Lewis was just named as the second holder of the Emery Castle Chair in Resource and Rural Economics! Congratulations to Dave!!
Professor Steve Dundas was interviewed on Jefferson Public Radio regarding the economic benefits associate with tidal wetland restoration in Tillamook Bay.
Our PhD student Alejandro Abarca has just gotten a grant to study the effects of police interventions on crime in Costa Rica.
OSU's Department of Applied Economics has been named one of the top 10 online economics degrees for 2021 by Best Value Schools!!
Professor Bill Jaeger, an expert on environmental, resource and agricultural policy issues, has been featured recently discussing the current water crisis in Oregon's Klamath Basin.
KGW, Portland's NBC affiliate, and KTVL, Medford's CBS affiliate, both recently interviewed Professor Jeff Reimer on his research on the increase in lumber prices happening now nationwide.
We are highlighting our graduate students in the Graduate Student Spotlight series. Today you can meet Nathaniel Trull, a fourth-year student in the Applied Economics Ph.D. program originally from Brazil, Indiana.
We are highlighting some of our graduate students in a series we call Graduate Student Spotlight. Next up is Rusty Dame, a third-year student in the Applied Economics Ph.D. program originally from West Palm Beach, FL.
Professor Steve Dundas was on the American Shoreline Podcast to talk about his use of applied economics to model the potential future armoring of private property on the Oregon coast. Steve discusses the current armoring situation on the Oregon...
Professor Kassahun Melesse recently (11/19/20) wrote an article for Foreign Policy magazine entitled "Tigray’s War Against Ethiopia Isn’t About Autonomy. It’s About Economic Power."
AEC PhD student Thamanna Vasan recently led a team of interns from Oregon State University and Southern Oregon University as a Data Science for the Public Good graduate fellow and mentor.
James Sterns has just been selected to receive the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s Outstanding Choices Article Award for “Is the Emerging U.S. Hemp Industry Yet Another Boom–Bust Market for U.S. Farmers?”!
Forbes Magazine has an article about a new paper on digital agriculture by Professor John Antle, along with Bruno Basso from Michigan State University, that was recently published in the journal Nature Sustainability.
The Applied Economics Graduate Program at Oregon State University invites applications from African and African American students for its Laurels Graduate Research Assistantship. The successful applicant will be awarded a Graduate Research...
We are recruiting a M.S. student for a Graduate Assistant position for a project focused on advancing sustainable groundwater use and evaluating tradeoffs where groundwater resources are being depleted. A challenging obstacle to sustainable...
Congratulations to Kourtney Lehman, an agricultural business management major in our department, who was just elected national secretary at the National FFA Convention & Expo held in Indianapolis, IN.
We are proud to announce that our Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP) major and our graduate Applied Economics program were both named STEM designated degree programs this week!
Another casualty of climate change will likely be shoreline recreational fishing, according to new research from Assistant Professor Steve Dundas in Applied Economics at OSU, along with colleagues at...
As of July 2019, the undergraduate ABM (Agricultural Business Management) major is now known as the AFBM (Agricultural and Food Business Management) major!
The Department of Applied Economics held its annual Undergraduate Recognition Luncheon on May 3, 2019 to bestow awards and scholarships to our current undergraduate students.
The following students were recognized:
Associate Professor James Sterns was recently featured in an Extension Service video about his work with the Oregon Wine Research Institute.
Do you find coffee too bitter, and red wines unpleasant? You might be a supertaster! In an example of experimental research, Assistant Professor in Applied Economics department Nadia A. Streletskaya and co-authors investigate how supertasters...
We are saddened to pass along the news that Emeritus Professor Emery N. Castle passed away on October 31, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.
The new University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture Chancellor Tim Cross spent 11 years at Oregon State University as assistant professor of agricultural and resources economics and as an instructor. He left in 1994.
Congratulations to Cassie Finer, Yukiko Hashida, and Roshan Adhikari, AEC graduate students who this year have successfully competed for external funding for their dissertation research.
We would like to congratulate the recipients of the AY2017-18 AEC graduate scholarships and fellowships!
Six undergraduate students from the Department of Applied Economics recently attended the national meetings of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. Bennett Wahl, Andrew Miles, Tess O’Leary, Rich Manuli, Elaine Jordan and Roz...
Corvallis is the most alternative-transportation friendly community in the State and the percent of Corvallis residents that have health insurance is above the state average, according to NerdWallet.
OSU makes top 10 Ag & Forestry university list according to QS World University Rankings of approximately 200 top institutions for agriculture and forestry worldwide.