The Applied Economics Department hosts at least 4-6 seminars annually, bringing leaders in the field to Corvallis (in person and virtually) to present their latest research. Contact richard.sandler@oregonstate.edu for dial-in information.

  • October 16, 2020 - Kelsey Jack, Associate Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara; Time 3:30-5:00; Location: Virtual, via Zoom; Seminar title: Harvesting the Rain: The Adoption of Environmental Technologies in the Sahel.
  • November 6, 2020 - Jordan Suter, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Colorado State University; Time 2:30-4:00; Location: Virtual, via Zoom; Seminar title: Tradeoffs in the Design of Subsidies for Groundwater Conservation.
  • November 20, 2020 - Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, Associate Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University; Time 12:00-1:30; Location: Virtual, via Zoom; Seminar title: The Historical Impact of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Global Agricultural Productivity.
  • January 8, 2021 - Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley; Time 2:00-3:30; Location: Virtual, via Zoom; Seminar title: Vulnerability and Clientelism.
  • February 5, 2021 - Craig McIntosh, Professor, School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego; Time 3:30-5:00; Location: Virtual, via Zoom; Seminar title: Search Cost, Intermediation, and Trade:  Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Agricultural Markets.
  • February 26, 2021 - Valerie Mueller, Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University; Time 2:00-3:30; Location: Virtual, via Zoom; Seminar title: Do Private Consultants Promote Savings and Investments in Rural Mozambique?
  • April 9, 2021 - Daniel Kaffine, Professor, Economics, University of Colorado, Boulder; Time 2:30-4:00; Location: Virtual, via Zoom; Seminar title: The Distributional Benefits of Emission Reductions from Renewable Energy.
  • May 21, 2021 - Corbett Grainger, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Time 2:00-3:30; Location: Virtual, via Zoom; Seminar title: Reverse Grandfathering.
  • June 11, 2021 - Sathya Gopalakrishnan, Associate Professor, Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, Ohio State University; Time 1:00-2:30; Location: Virtual, via Zoom; Seminar title: TBA.

A listing of previous AEC seminars is here