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New 10-month Master's Planned for Fall 2015

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A new, accelerated Master's option will train students to enter the fast-growing job market for specialists who can evaluate energy efficiency and other conservation initiatives. AAE plans a professional Master's in Resource and Energy Demand Analysis (REDA) for Fall 2015. We invite applications from students who want to work to promote environmental sustainability, who enjoy quantitative work, and who aim for good starting salaries.

Do Local Foods Boost Rural Economic Vitality?

When Michelle Obama planted an organic garden on the White House lawn in 2009, she joined a growing number of Americans interested in local foods. “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” and her initiatives against childhood obesity further highlighted public concerns over the safety and healthfulness of food in the U.S.. But does local food production actually help rural economies thrive?
October 31 - 12:00pm
Department Seminar
John Boyce - Recycling Non-Renewable Resources by the Least-(Full)-Cost-First Principle
November 5 - 12:00pm
Applied Economics Workshop
Thomas Rutherford - New Tools and Applications for Sparse Nonlinear Optimization in Applied Economics
November 6 - 3:45pm
Development Economics Workshop
Jeremy Foltz - Do Higher Salaries Lower Petty Corruption? A Policy Experiment on West Africa’s Highways
Thank you to alumni and friends who have generously supported AAE!
Private gifts help us attract top faculty and graduate students, support promising undergraduates and host scholarly activities. Gifts of any size are gratefully received. All our funds welcome contributions and bequests from alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations.
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There is a new undergraduate certificate in Development Economics. It is open to all undergraduate students across campus.

Congratulations to Jhin Han, winner of the 2014 prize for Outstanding Teaching, and to Na Zhao, winner of the 2014 prize for Best Research Paper.

Last updated on Wed, Oct 22, 2014 3:13pm