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Water Pricing for Efficiency

Even before California's epic drought, water managers and politicians have worried about how to encourage conservation in the water-scarce state. Pricing is one tool. At a recent REDA seminar, AAE alum, Ken Baerenklau (PhD 2002) presented his research on how to set water rates for efficiency and equity.

Students’ experience with commodity trading translates into jobs

Using real-world commodity-trading software and armed with simulated trading experience in agricultural markets, some University of Wisconsin-Madison students are finding paths to jobs after graduation. "We prepare students by providing the knowledge of the trading software used by professionals and an understanding of how these sometimes-volatile markets work in real time," says Sheldon Du, assistant professor of agricultural and applied economics.
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Last updated on Wed, May 11, 2016 7:44am