The Applied Economics Working Group meets weekly during the school year to hear presentations by faculty and graduate students. Researchers present their latest work as well as "works-still-in-progress." This leads to some lively and interesting discussions!

Please send any questions about these sessions or presentation inquiries to the working group coordinator, Steven Dundas.

Schedule for Spring 2019 - All sessions meet in Ballard 219
Date Time Presenter Title
4/3 12-1 Steve Dundas, Asst. Professor, Applied Economics

 Working Group 2.0 - Where do we go from here?

4/10 12-1 Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Department Head and Professor, Applied Economics

Until the Cows Come Home? Evidence on the Sustainability of Voluntary Conservation Payments

4/24 12-1

John Woodill, Post-Doc, CEOAS

Adaptation and the Envelope Theorem
5/1 12-1 Rolf Fare, Emeritus Professor, Applied Economics TBD
5/8 12-1 Lisa Gaines, Director, Institute for Natural Resources; and Janine Salwasser, Oregon Explorer Program Lead, Institute for Natural Resources Overview of the Institute for Natural Resources
5/15 12-1 Kassahun Melesse, Asst. Professor, Applied Economics Weather Risk, Contracts, and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Ethiopia
5/22 12-1 Patrick Mundler, Professor - Université Laval TBD
5/29 12-1 Seojin Cho, Ph.D. Candidate, Applied Economics

Impact of Domestic and Trade Policies on Adoption of a Biofuel Crop in Dryland Wheat-based Farming Systems in U.S. Pacific Northwest

6/5 12-1 Olli-Pekka Kuusela, Asst. Professor, College of Forestry Modeling Market-Level Effects of Disturbance Risks in Age-Structured Forests