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Fall 2012/Spring 2013 Agricultural Economics Brown Bag Seminars

Fall and Spring Seminars will be held on Fridays at noon in Charles E. Barnhart Bldg. Room 341, unless otherwise specified.  Everyone is encouraged to attend.


Fall 2012

Date Presenter Topic/Paper
August 2 Graduate Students Practice for AAEA poster sessions
August 8 Graduate Students Practice for AAEA presentations
August 17 Jonathan Shepherd, Kentucky Farm Business Management KFBM--Who we are and what we do
September 21 Dr. Ning Zhang, Hangzou Dianzi University, China Research on Management Modes of Farmland Water - An Empirical Analysis in China
September 28 Dr. Matt Interis, Mississippi State University Consequentiality Effects in Binary- and Multinomial-Choice Surveys
October 5 Tim Hughes, Director, Biofuels Division, Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence Kentucky’s biofuels and biomass industries
October 12 Dr. Mindy Mallory, University of Illinois How market efficiency and the theory of storage link corn and ethanol markets
October 19 Rachael Brown and Sierra Enlow, University of Kentucky ERS Internships and Government Data Accessibility
October 26 Dr. M. Bakhshoodeh, University of Shiraz, Iran (International Speaker Series) CANCELED Proxy means tests for targeting subsidies scheme in Iran
November 2 Dr. Doug Southgate, The Ohio State University Globalized fruit: transnational firms, tropical entrepreneurs and governments, and independent banana development
November 9 Grant Cavanaugh, University of Kentucky Launching exchange-traded derivatives contracts based on major indexes of global climate
November 16 Dr. Jeff Englin, Arizona State University Wild horse auctions: valuation of horse attributes
November 30, 1-2pm Dr. Yoko Kusunose, University of Kentucky Heterogeneous drought response in rural Morocco: characterization and vulnerability implications
December 7 Dr. Bruce Yang, University of Kentucky Assessing consumer willingness-to-pay for ground bison: the effects of the nutrition comparison
December 14 (CEB 228) Dr. Jerry Skees, University of Kentucky Reflections on my entrepreneurial leave: the opportunity to create a global company focused on natural disaster risk management in developing countries


Spring 2013

Date Presenter Topic/Paper
January 18 Dr. Andreas Drichoutis, University of Ioannina, Greece (International Speaker Series) Examining projection bias in experimental auctions: the role of hunger and immediate gratification
January 23 Graduate Students Practice for SAEA poster sessions
January 25 Graduate Students Practice for SAEA presentations
January 30  Graduate Students Practice for SAEA presentations
February 8  Dr. Alison Davis, Director, CEDIK, University of Kentucky What is CEDIK?
February 13  Dan Hardin, Adam Hancock, and Stratton Hatfield, University of Kentucky Results of the University of Kentucky Student Sustainability Survey
February 15  Ben Collier, University of Kentucky Disaster-related credit risk and financial inclusion (PRACTICE JOB TALK)
February 22  Becky Naugle, Director, Kentucky Small Business Development Centers What is the Kentucky Small Business Development Center?
March 8 (10am)  Dr. Andrew Griffith, University of Tennessee Timing is Everything: At least in buying and selling feedstuffs
March 29  International Speaker Series, speaker TBA TBA
April 5  John Barnhart and Dr. Cory Walters, University of Kentucky TBA
April 12  Dr. Kathy Baylis, University of Illinois TBA
April 19  Dr. Dave Debertin, University of Kentucky TBA