Over 40 Agricultural & Economic Researchers Recognized at the 2020 AAEA Virtual Meeting
August 19, 2020 at 09:00 AM EDT
MILWAUKEE, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Over 1,200 participants attended the first ever, 2020 AAEA Virtual Meeting, which took place on August 10-11 online. On Monday, August 10, AAEA awarded five Fellows, four new appreciation clubs and 25 awards at this year's Awards and Fellows Recognition Ceremony—which is now available to watch on YouTube.
2020 Appreciation Clubs:
2020 AAEA Annual Award Winners
Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program Awards
Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award
"Determinants of Productivity, Quality, and Labor Supply: An Analysis of U.S. Agricultural Workers"
"The Value of Light: Crop Response to Optical Scattering and Generalizable Earth Observation"
"Essays on Human Capital, Evironment, and Development"
"The Costs of Cooperation: The Effects of Section 199 on Basis for Farm Cooperatives in the Midwest"
"Essays in Trade Policy Analysis: Chinese Tariffs on US Agricultural Markets"
"Dairy Confined Animal Feeding Permits on Public Notice as a Leading Indicator of Milk Supply"
"Do Deforestation Monitoring Programs Work? Evidence from the Environmental Property Registry and Satellite Data in Brazil"
"Development Resilience: A Comparison of Popular Measurement Methods"
"Stated Preference Approaches for Measuring Passive Use Values: Choice Experiments and Contingent Valuation"
"Market-mediated responses confound policies to limit deforestation from oil palm expansion in Malaysia and Indonesia"
"Valuing Product Innovation: Genetically Engineered Varieties in US Corn and Soybeans"
"Technology Spillovers and Land Use Change: Empirical Evidence from Global Agriculture"
"Money Matters: The Role of Yields and Profits in Agricultural Technology Adoption"
Outstanding Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy Article Award
"Criminal Incarceration, Statutory Bans on Food Assistance, and Food Security in Extremely Vulnerable Households: Findings from a Partnership with the North Texas Food Bank" 351-369
"Is the Emerging U.S. Hemp Industry Yet Another Boom–Bust Market for U.S. Farmers?"
"Brazil's Agricultural Production and Its Potential as Global Food Supplier"
Extension Grad Student Competition
*NEW* AAEA Mentoring Award
2020 AAEA Trust Sponsored Award Winners
Chester O. McCorkle Jr. Student Scholarship
Uma Lele Mentor Fellowship
Sylvia Lane Mentor Fellowship
AARES-AAEA Young Professional Exchange Program
ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes two journals, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices and the online open access publication series Applied Economics Teaching Resources. To learn more, visit http://www.aaea.org.
SOURCE Agricultural & Applied Economics Association