ARE Spring 2016 Seminar Series

The Department hosts about twenty-five seminars per year, with speakers from the Department, the University, and other academic institutions. Past topics have included food marketing, industrial organization, and environmental economics. All seminars are open to the public.

Time & Place: All lectures will take place from 11:15 am - 12:30 p.m. on Fridays in W.B. Young room 327 on Storrs campus, unless otherwise noted.

We are still adding additional lectures. Please check back frequently for the most up-to-date schedule!

Questions or comments? Contact Tatiana Andreyeva at or (860) 380-1014

Friday, 1/29/16

Speaker: Pia Raffler, Yale University

Lecture Title: Bureaucrats versus Politicians. A Field Experiment on Political Oversight and Local Public Service Provision

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Friday, 2/12/16

Speaker: Katherine Zipp, Pennsylvania State University

Lecture Title: The Social-Ecological Dynamics of Aquatic Species Invasions on a Lake-Rich Landscape

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Friday 2/26/16

Speaker: Nathan Fiala, University of Connecticut

Lecture Title: Business is Tough, but Family is Worse: How Family Constrains Microenterprise Development in Uganda

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Friday, 3/4/16

Speaker: Jean-Paul Chavas, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lecture Title: Coase Revisited: Economic Efficiency under Externalities, Transaction Costs and Non-Convexity
(hosted jointly with, and to take place in, the UConn Economics Deparment) 

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Friday, 3/25/16

Speaker: Ana Vaz, Oxford Poverty and Hunger Initiative, University of Oxford

Lecture Title: Impact Evaluation using a Multidimensional Framework

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Friday, 4/1/16

Speaker: Kathleen Segerson, University of Connecticut

Lecture Title: Re-evaluating Voluntary Programs with Information Spillovers

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Friday, 4/29/16

Speaker: Brent Hueth, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lecture Title: Missing Markets and Cooperative Enterprise

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Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of Connecticut
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4021
W.B. Young Building
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4021

Phone: (860) 486-2836
Fax: (860) 486-1932

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