Purdue Ag Econ Department ENDEAVORS & Happenings

In the dropdown below are the reported endeavors and happenings by faculty and students of Purdue AgEcon. This list is self-reported, updated monthly, and is not a complete list of engagements from our team.

Endeavors & Happenings

Fei Qin attended the 14th CAER-IFPRI conference (virtual) on Nov 5 and presented a paper titled, “Unit Pricing Regulation and Retailer Assortment: Evidence from the U.S. Yogurt Market.”

Dawoon Jeong presented a co-authored paper titled, “Efficiency and Equity of Posted Price Markets for Irrigation Water: Theory and Experiment” at the Heartland Environmental and Resource Workshop at Illinois on Oct 30. Co-authors: Dr. Sesmero and Dr. Reeling

Taheripour, Farzad participated and presented “Feedstock Availability and Contributions of Yield Improvements” at ASCENT Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda, October 25 - 27, 2022, Alexandria, VA

Taheripour, Farzad participated at the Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection, CAEP Fuels Task Group, Second Meeting, Montreal, October 31-November 4, 3033.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Global-Local-Global Analysis of Land and Water Sustainability”, Institute-wide seminar at the Helmholtz Center for Environment Research, Leipzig, Germany, October 24, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Diversification for Agri-Food System Resilience”, virtual presentation to the FAO Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation, October 20, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Multi-scale Analysis of Nitrogen Loss Mitigation and Climate Policies
in the US Corn Belt”, institute-wide lecture at the Leipniz Center for Agricultural Landscape Research”, Muencheberg, Germany, October 20, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “SIMPLE-G: A Framework for Global-Local-Global Analysis of Sustainability”, workshop at the Leipniz Center for Agricultural Landscape Research”, Muencheberg, Germany, October 20, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Global-Local-Global Analysis of Land and Water Sustainability”, Seminar for the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Copenhagen, October 11, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Multi-scale analysis of U.S. climate policy:  
Gridded implications for land systems change, nitrogen fertilizer leaching and water quality”, European Association of Agricultural Economics Seminar, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, October 6, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Global-Local-Global Analysis of Sustainability Challenges”, workshop at the Stockholm Institute for Resilience, Sweden, October 3, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Global-Local-Global Analysis of Sustainability Challenges”, seminar at the Center for Development Studies, University of Bonn, Germany, September 27, 2022.

James Mintert presented “U.S. Ag Economy Outlook: What Farmers Are Telling Us” at Oklahoma State University’s “Rural Economic Outlook Conference” in Stillwater, OK on October 12 and at the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association Annual Conference in Orlando, FL on October 26.
 
Mintert, Thompson, & Langemeier provided an updated “Crop Outlook” on October 14th available on the Purdue Commercial AgCast podcast.
 
James Mintert was interviewed live on CNN’s “Early Start” on October 19 regarding the drought’s impact on Mississippi river levels and resulting reduction in barge shipping on crop prices.

Alla Golub traveled to Atlanta, GA, and presented a paper titled “Costs of forest carbon sequestration in the presence of climate impacts” at the USDA Carbon Sinks Modeling Forum  https://farmfoundation.swoogo.com/usdacarbonsinks/2036072 

Brenna Ellison was a panelist on ReFED webinar entitled: Inflation: How It’s Affecting Food Waste. August 24, 2022.

Ahmad Zia Wahdat presented "Grocery Shortages and Consumer Shopping Behavior" at the “Experimental and Behavioural Economics Research in Agri-Food and the Environment" seminar in Zagreb, Croatia.

On September 10, Professor Russell Hillberry presented a joint paper with Manuel Jimenez at the European Trade Study Group conference in Groningen, Netherlands.  The paper’s title is “Economic consequences of cabotage restrictions: The effect of the Jones Act on Puerto Rico”

Maria Marshall and Renee Wiatt presented, “Business Planning for Veteran Farmers” in conjunction with Monty Henderson and AgrAbility on September 20th, 4pm ET.

On July 30-August 4, NCRCRD Associate Director, Dr. Michael Wilcox, attended the Association of Extension Administrators (AEA) 1890 Land-Grant Universities 2022 System-Wide Conference in Orlando, FL on behalf of the NCRCRD and in support of North Central region’s two 1890 Land-Grant Universities – Central State and Lincoln.

Hertel, Thomas W. “North-South Relations – Global and Regional Sustainability Strategies”, seminar presented at the Haus der Wissenschaft, Bremen, Germany, August 18, 2022.

The Purdue Farm Policy Study Group met on July 12th at the Beck Ag Center. Ken Foster coordinated the program that included presentations from Larry DeBoer on evolving trends in Indiana property taxes and their potential policy implications, Maxim Chepeliev on the economic and agricultural impacts of the conflict in Ukraine, and Todd Kuethe on updated Indiana farmland value and cash rents. The group will meet next on December 6th.
 
Lourival Monaco presented a symposium at the 77th Soil and Water Conservation Society conference in Denver, CO, on 08/02. The presentation was entitled “Conservation practices: a study of different kinds of users”. This is one of the outcomes of a series of projects the Center for Food and Agricultural Business has had with The Nature Conservancy. This study brings data from the 2021 Large and Commercial Producer Survey and analyzes it under the agricultural conservation practices lens.

AAEA: More than 50 students, faculty, and staff were in attendance at the AAEA Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA, August 2022. Here are a few of those presentations:

  • NCRCRD’s Dr. Maria Marshall and Dr. Zuzana Bednarikova attended the 2022 AAEA Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Dr. Maria Marshal, director of the NCRCRD, moderated the panel session, Regional Rural Development Centers 50th Anniversary: The Past, Present, and Future of Building Rural Communities through Collaboration.  

  • Mati Mohammadi: Effect of Adopting Blockchain on the U.S Beef Industry Structure: A cost theory perspective”, Mati Mohammadi, Allan W. Gray, Brady E. Brewer at AAEA. Presented at AAEA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2022
  • Fei Qin: Estimating Consumer Segments and Choices from Limited Information: The Application of Machine Learning Methods, Fei Qin and Steven Y. Wu. Presented at AAEA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2, 2022
  • Sofia K Vielma Delano: Synergies from Agriculture Interventions and Social Protection: Can Smaller Nets Cover More, Sofia K Vielma Delano. Presented at AAEA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2022
  • Alla Golub: "Transboundary water challenges and potential collaboration in the Tigris-Euphrates river basin water management,” Alla Golub, Iman Haqiqi, Omid Karami, Ehsanreza Sajedinia, and Farzad Taheripour. Presented at AAEA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2022
  • Brenna Ellison: Consumer Willingness to Pay for Products Derived from Diversified Forests: The Case of Tree Syrups. Khan, M.J., S.S. Atallah, M.H. Kalaitzandonakes, and B. Ellison. Presented at AAEA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2022
  • Brenna Ellison: Consumer Responses to Changes in Racist Food Packaging. Kalaitzandonakes, M.H., B. Ellison, and T. White. Presented at AAEA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2022
  • Brenna Ellison: Implications of halo effects in the US alcohol market: An open-ended choice experiment with beer and hard seltzer. Staples, A.J., V. Caputo, B. Ellison, and T. Malone. Poster presented at AAEA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2022
  • Zack Neuhofer: Most plant-based meat alternative buyers also buy meat: an analysis of household demographics, habit formation, and buying behavior among meat alternative buyers. Neuhofer, Z.T., Lusk, J.L. Presented at AAEA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2022
  • Edeoba William Edobor, Carlos Zurita and Taylor Thompson represented Purdue in the AAEA- AEM/GSS case competition and won first place.
  • Edeoba William Edobor presented a paper on estates and smallholder household labor decisions in Malawi. Attached is a photo of my presentation.
  • Zhan Wang: Climate Change, Irrigation Expansion and Impacts on Agriculture Production: An Integrated Multi-Scale Analysis of Brazil by 2050.Zhan Wang, Jing Liu and Geraldo B. Martha Jr., Cicero Zanetti de Lima (our Brazilian collaborators).  
Edeoba William Edobor attended the IFAMA conference in June as chair of the Young Board. He was interviewed by a national newspaper there "la republica" about youth involvement in agriculture. 

On June 23rd, Renee Wiatt and Maria Marshall attended Work and Family Researchers Network Conference in New York and Renee presented “Love of Work or Love and Work? Predicting Workaholism among Small Business Owners in the United States” by Renee Wiatt, Maria Marshall, and Yoon Lee

Alla Golub presented "Transboundary water challenges and potential collaboration in the Tigris-Euphrates river basin water management" at the 25th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis. This work is conducted in collaboration with Iman Haqiqi, Omid Karami, Ehsanreza Sajedinia, and Farzad Taheripour.

Dr. Holly Wang is offering the Purdue University Applied Economics Research Method Workshop, July 11 to 24, 2022 online. This workshop introduces research methods of choice experiment and auction experiment with many empirical cases of consumer studies. Additional speakers are from Michigan State University, University of Maine and International Food Policy Research Institute. 

The annual Purdue-China Agribusiness Summer Workshop will be held online August 8 to 18, 2022. This is the 12th offering, with 8 professors in our department and 3 from other universities covering a wide range of topics related to the US agribusiness supply chain.

The Farm Policy Study Group led by Ken Foster held a meeting July 12th at the Beck Center.

Hertel, Thomas W. “The Poverty Impacts of Labor Heat Stress in West Africa under a Warming Climate”, seminar presented to the climate impacts and health group at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research (PIK), Potsdam, Germany, July 19, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Global-Local-Global Analysis of Sustainability Challenges”, institute-wide research seminar at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research (PIK), Potsdam, Germany, July 12, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Food Security in the Context of Multiple Crises”, plenary panel presentation on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research (PIK), Potsdam, Germany, June 30, 2022.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Agricultural Trade and Sustainability: Global to Local to Global Analysis”, presentation to the OECD Workshop on Agricultural Trade and Sustainability, June 16, 2022 (virtual).

Chepeliev, M., Baldos, U., Haqiqi, I., Hertel, T., Liu, J., and van der Mensbrugghe, D. 2022. Multi-scale analysis of U.S. climate policy: Gridded implications for land systems change, water use and nitrogen leaching. Presented at the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) Summer Conference, June 1-3, 2022, Miami, Florida, USA.

Chepeliev, M., Aguiar, A., Farole, T., Liverani, A., and van der Mensbrugghe, D. 2022. EU Green Deal and Circular Economy Transition: Impacts and Interactions. Paper presented during the 25th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis (Virtual Conference). https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/res_display.asp?RecordID=6607

Chepeliev, M., Corong, E. 2022. Revisiting the environmental bias of trade policies based on an environmentally extended GTAP MRIO Data Base. Paper presented during the 25th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis (Virtual Conference). https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/res_display.asp?RecordID=6548

Chepeliev, M., Aguiar, A., Farole, T., Liverani, A., and van der Mensbrugghe, D. 2022. Climate Mitigation and Circular Economy Transition in Europe: Impacts and Interactions. Virtual Poster presented at the Forum on Scenarios for Climate and Societal Futures. June 20-22, Session No. 37.

Chepeliev, M. Economic and Agricultural Impacts of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. Presented at the Purdue Farm Policy Study Group meeting, Beck Agricultural Center, Purdue University, July 12, 2022.

Chepeliev, M. served as a discussant in the GLASSNET Use Case Summer Workshop Series “Net Zero Plus – Creating the UK’s New Woodlands”, June 21, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jrUHl6ou44.

Dominique van der Mensbrugghe gave a presentation to the Mandela Fellows on July 5th, 2022. The presentation focused on the GTAP Center as well as the work the Center has done on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). (Information on the Mandela Fellowship program).

Jayson Lusk was the keynote speaker for the in Lecture Series in Honor of Bharat Ratna Professor C.N.R. Rao in India.  He gave talks at the Indian Institute for Technology, Madras and Indian Institute for Technology, Delhi, India.
 
Jayson Lusk gave an invited talk on food system vulnerabilities for the US Cyberstructure and Infrastructure Security Agency Food and Agriculture Sector Joint Membership Meeting.

Otto Doering participated in the meeting of the Board of the American Farmland Trust May 14-16.

Ken Foster was a Panel Expert for the Purdue World Food Prize Institute program on May 6th

From June 22-25, Renee Wiatt and Maria Marshall will present “Love of Work or Love and Work? Predicting Workaholism among Small Business Owners in the United States......Renee Dawn Wiatt, Purdue University; Maria Marshall, Purdue University; Yoon Lee, Utah State University” at the Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, Work-Family Justice: Practices, Partnerships & Possibilities. 

Zuzana Bednarikova recently participated in the Research and Creative Activity with Rural Communities Colloquium held at French Lick Resort Conference Center and hosted by the Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement.  https://rural.indiana.edu/events/2022-rcarc-colloquium.html

Zuzana Bednarikova and Emily Cassanmagnago authored, “Building Bank Relationships: A Small Business Banking Guide,” which is now available for free download on the Extension Education Store website:  https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=EC-818-W or https://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/EC/EC-818-W.pdf.  Collaborators on the publication were:  Maria I. Marshall, Gina Anderson, and Tanya Hall.  The project was funded by Purdue University, College of Agriculture’s AgSEED program. 

The NCRCRD team will be attending the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) from June 5 -8
  
Chepeliev, M. presented at the Trade Policy Research Forum webinar (May 19th at 9am Eastern Time, US): "Trade Policy in a Time of Conflict: The Case of Sanctions".

Chepeliev, M.., Osorio Rodarte, I., and van der Mensbrugghe, D. (2021). Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing Policies under Paris Agreement: Inter and Intra-Regional Perspectives. Presented at the First Meeting - F20 Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG) (Virtual), April 28. 2022.

Chepeliev, M. 2022. GLASSNET conference “Managing the Global Commons: Sustainable agriculture and use of world’s land and water resources in the 21st Century”. (April 7-8). Chepeliev et al. “Local impacts of global climate policies”, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA. (in-person in West Lafayette).

Chepeliev, M. 2022. Workshop in the European Parliament “Can the EU afford to ban Russian oil and gas imports?” (March 31st). Chepeliev, M., Hertel, T., and van der Mensbrugghe, D. “Cutting Russia’s fossil-fuel exports: Short-term pain for long-term gain”. European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium (in-person in Brussels).

Chepeliev, M. 2022. Working Group Meeting with Serbian Government (April 19th). Chepeliev, M. and van der Mensbrugghe, D. “Economic Impacts of the NECP ETS Options Working Scenarios for Serbia: An Updated Assessment”. Virtual Meeting

Ken Foster made a presentation based on the Purdue co-authored book How to Feed the World at the joint Purdue-Butler Food Project Expo held at Butler on April 12th.

Brenna Ellison gave a Zoom seminar with Auburn’s Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology (4/18). Title of seminar: Consumer responses to rebranding racist food packaging: The case of Aunt Jemima.

Maksym Chepeliev and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe. “Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Possible Implications to the U.S. and Global Agriculture.” Presented at Virtual “dinner” with Farm Bureau, 21 March, 2022.

Zuzana Bednarikova, Edeoba Edobor, Maria Marshall, and Renee Wiatt recently presented at the Small Business Institute (SBI) conference in Charleston, South Carolina on February 24 – 26. 

Bo Beaulieu presented a webinar for the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development titled: “How Can Communities Address the Great Resignation.” March 10, 2022. The webinar was targeted to land-grant universities across the North Central region.

Todd Kuethe, presented “Trends in Farmland Values: How has COVID-19 affected farmland values and what other issues are affecting values? What is the outlook for farmland values and/or cash rents?” at the 2022 Agricultural Outlook Forum, February 24-25.

Mario Ortez (see meeting photo) Last Tuesday, 2/22 I was invited to be a Panelist at the Ag Council Spring Retreat. Student members of the Council, coming from the College of Agriculture at the undergraduate level, had the opportunity to ask me and the other two panelist (which came from Becks, and Co-Alliance) about our diverse career paths, university involvement and our decision making process in our professional careers. The event was sponsored by Land O Lakes and was attended by Dean Plaut and Dean Wilson.

The 13th Purdue University-China Agribusiness Workshop was held online during January 17 to 29, 2022, in collaboration with Chinese Center for International Education and Exchange. 54 faculty and students from five Chinese universities participated, thirteen speakers from Purdue and other US universities and the agribusiness industry gave talks and virtual tours.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Global Impacts of Agricultural Productivity Growth”, presentation to the USDA Annual Outlook Symposium, February 25, 2022 (virtual).

Hertel, Thomas W. “Integrating Human and Natural Systems Across Scales in Great Lakes Energy-Water-Land Systems: Co-firing of Coal-fired Power Plants in the Midwest using Corn Residue”, Presentation to the Conference on the Great Lakes Environment, Organized by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Department of Energy, February 10, 2022 (virtual).

Hertel, Thomas W. “Global-Local-Global Analysis of FEW Systems”, Presentation to the INFEWS Conference, Organized by the National Science Foundation, Wednesday, February 9, 2022 (virtual).

Hertel, Thomas W. “A bottom-up approach to identifying key knowledge/coordination gaps in a network of networks”, Plenary Presentation to the AccelNet Awardee meeting, organized by the National Science Foundation, February 2, 2022 (virtual).

On Thursday February 24, Todd Kuethe gave a farmland market outlook talk as part of the “US Farm Income Forecast and the State of the Farm Economy” session at the USDA Outlook Forum.

Ken Foster coordinated the December meeting of the Purdue Farm Policy Study Group on December 14, 2021 at the Purdue Beck Ag Center. The following presentations and discussion were featured in the program. Dr. Sarah Mills (University of Michigan) presented and led a discussion on Solar Energy : New Threat or Opportunity for Farmland Preservation, Dr. Russell Hillberry (Purdue Ag Econ) presented and led a discussion on his research about Community-Level Economic Impact of Wind Power in Indiana, and Dr. Nicole Widmar (Purdue Ag Econ) presented and discussed the Joint Ag Econ-Ag Law Program between Purdue and IU McKinney School of Law and Other Updates on the Purdue Ag Econ Graduate Programs.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Land Use, Sustainable Agriculture and Biodiversity”, Presentation to the Conference on Biodiversity and Finance, Organized by the Central Bank of Mexico, December 2, 2021 (virtual).

Hertel, Thomas W. “Going for Groundwater: Causes, Consequences and Responses to a Critical Sustainability Challenge””, Plenary Presentation to the Water Sciences and Technology Board of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, November 15, 2021 (virtual)

Professor emeritus, Bo Beaulieu will be doing a presentation on December 8th at the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) National Conference in Chicago, IL on “Building a Rural Environment Sustainable for Talent.”
Ayoung Kim and Brigitte Waldorf presented their paper entitled “A New Look at the Gender Wage Gap“ in a Special Session on Regional/Rural Development at the 68th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association in Denver, CO, in November 2021.

PIFB hosted their first webinar on December 3rd featuring Lindsay Maliqi from the Small Business Association in Indiana. A recording of the webinar will be uploaded to the PIFB YouTube page soon.

Renee Wiatt Also, was interviewed by RealAg Radio on Sirius XM to talk about Succession in Farms: https://www.realagriculture.com/2021/11/realag-radio-nov-25-managing-for-inflation-a-new-learning-opportunity-and-navigating-farm-succession/.

Together with Dominique van der Mensbrugghe, Maksym Chepliev provided an on-site training/workshop (in DC) to the World Bank staff on the ENVISAGE computable generation equilibrium model during Nov 17-19.

Maksym Chepliev co-presented with Alla Golub at the GTAP Virtual Seminar Series (Nov 9th): “Disaggregating the Vegetables, Fruit and Nuts Sector to the Tariff Line in the GTAP-HS Framework”. Presentation co-authored by Maksym Chepeliev, Alla Golub, Thomas Hertel, Wajiha Saeed and Jayson Beckman. Recording and slides are available at https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/events/GTAPVSS/

Maksym Chepliev co-presented with Uris Baldos at the 10th Forestry & Agriculture GHG Modeling Forum on Nov 30th: “U.S. climate policy revisited: Implications for land systems change, water use, and nitrogen leaching”. Presentation co-authored by Uris Baldos, Maksym Chepeliev, Thomas Hertel, Jing Liu, Iman Haqiqi, and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe. Recording is available at this link https://foragforum.org/presentations.html

Alla Golub will present "Incorporating heterogeneous export supply and import demand elasticities in a CGE model" at the 2021 International Agricultural Trade Resource Consortium Annual Meeting, December 12-14, 2021. This work is conducted in collaboration with Angel Aguiar, Maksym Chepeliev, Thomas Hertel, and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe.

Taheripour F. CAEP/12 Fuel Task Group, Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection, International Civil Aviation Organization, Eleventh Meeting (Virtual), 18 to 22 October 2021.   

Taheripour F., Chepeliev M, Aguiar A. and Sajedinia E. 2021 “Development of the GTAP-BIO Data Base: An update for 2014, CRC Life Cycle Analysis Workshop,” Virtual meeting October 19-22.

Taheripour F., Guolin Yao, Xin Zhang, Eric Davidson, “The increasing global environmental consequences of a weakening US–China crop trade relationship,” National Biodiesel Board Sustainability Workshop Virtual meeting November 9 and 10.

Otto Doering participated in the American Farmland Trust's Board meeting October 16-18 in Santa Rosa CA.

Maria Marshall and Renee Wiatt presented to Gary Urban Farmer Initiative on November 3rd entitled “Marketing & Sales: Communicating Value and Making the Sale”.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Going for Groundwater: Causes, Consequences and Responses to a Critical Sustainability Challenge””, Plenary Presentation to the Water Sciences and Technology Board of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, November 15, 2021 (virtual).

Wang, H. H., J. Yang, B. Zhu and N. Hao. “Consumers’ Willingness-to-Pay for Rice from Remediated Soil: Potential Partnership between Private and the Public for Sustainability.” Invited Papers, International Conference on Food Economics and Agricultural Sustainability, Huazhong Agricultural University, China, December 9, 2021.

Delgado, M., M. Ma and H. H. Wang.  “Risk, Arbitrage, and Spatial Price Relationships: Insights from China’s Hog Market under the African Swine Fever.”

  • Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California at Davis, November 10 
  • Market and Trade Economics Division, Economic Research Service, USDA, November 15 
  • Department of Spatial Economics, Vrije University Amsterdam, November 18

 

Hertel, Thomas W. “Integrating Socioeconomic & Policy Aspects Across Scales in the Food-Energy-Water System”, Presentation to the National Academy of Engineering Forum on “Complex Food and Agricultural Systems: Engineering for Sustainability and Resilience”, September 9, 2021 (virtual).

Hertel, Thomas W. “Economic Perspectives on Global Agriculture in the Context of a Changing Climate and Water Scarcity”, Presentation to the Inari Advisory Board meeting, Purdue Research Park, September 8, 2021.

Hertel, Thomas W. “Linking Markets, Trade and the Macroeconomy to Ecosystem Services”, Presentation to the Natural Capital Community, September 7, 2021 (virtual).

Hertel, Thomas W. “Macroeconomic, Trade and Household Impacts of Heat Stress under Climate Change”, presentation to the International Conference of Agricultural Economists, August 26, 2021, (virtual).

Maria Marshall, Renee Wiatt and Michael Langemeier collaborated with the Indiana Corn Marketing Council and the Indiana Soybean Alliance to present “Growing a Legacy: Succession Planning Workshop”, where Maria and Renee presented “First Steps in the Succession Planning Process” and Michael presented “Financial Feasibility of Adding the Next Generation”. There were four sites including: Columbus (August 9th), Fair Oaks (August 10th), Shipshewana (August 12th), and Boonville (August 16th).

Thomas Hertel spoke remotely at the Science Plenary during the United Nations Food Systems Summit, July 8-9, 2021.

Maria Marshall, Michael Langemeier and Renee Wiatt completed a series of presentations with the Indiana Soybean Alliance and the Indiana Corn Marketing Council. The workshops were hosted in Columbus (August 9th), Fair Oaks (August 10th), Shipshewana (August 12th), and Boonville (August 16th). Maria and Renee covered “First Steps in Succession Planning” and Michael covered “Financial Feasibility: Is Your Operation Ready for Succession?”.

Taheripour F. Baumes H. Tyner W.E. (2021) “ Renewable fuel standard: Analyzing short-run and long-run economic impacts,” XVI EAAE Virtual Congress, presented at the EAAE 2021 annual meeting in a special session in memory of Professor Late Wallace E Tyner.

Megan Hughes presented two papers “A Comparison of Conservation Incentives Under Long-Run Yield Uncertainty and Farmer Risk Aversion” and “U.S. Milk Price Leadership Among Production Leaders”. 

Taheripour F. Participation presentation in FTG10 UN-ICAO meeting: CAEP/12 Fuels Task Group (FTG/10), Virtual meeting, 27-29 July 2021

Under mentorship of Professor Jake Ricker-Gilbert, Yurani Arias Granada, Mrunal Shah, and Nina Jovanovic presented their dissertation work during the 2021 AAEA Annual Conference's Selected Paper sessions.

Debadrita (Rimi) Kundu presented a paper at the Virtual American Society of Health Economics Conference (AshEcon) titled "Income and Wealth Effects on Unhealthy Behavior: Evidence from the Great Recession" 

Roberto Gallardo participated in the "Digital Access & Fluency in Rural America: Lessons from COVID-19" session at AAEA meeting.

Dr. Holly Wang visited small farms and the Picks project, arranged by Dr. Jake Richer-Gilbert’s collaborator at Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO). 

Hertel, Thomas W. “Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 – A Review of Quantitative Assessments of Synergies and Tradeoffs amongst the UN Sustainable Development Goals”, Plenary presentation to the UN Food System Summit Science Days, FAO, Rome, July 9, 2021, (virtual).

Hertel, Thomas W. “The Role of International Trade in Attaining Food Security”, Plenary presentation to the UN Food System Pre-Summit, FAO, Rome, July 26, 2021, (virtual).

Bavorova M., Z. Bednarikova, E. Ponkina, and O, Visser. 2021. Drivers of Corporate Social Responsibility in Agribusiness in Rural Russia. XVI Virtual Congress of European Association of Agricultural Economists, July 20-23, 2021. Poster Presentation, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic.

Haqiqi, Iman and Monireh Aqababaei, “The Impacts of Technological Progress on GHG Emissions, Water Resources, and Land Use.” Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, August 1-3, 2021.

Haqiqi, Iman and Marziyeh Bahalou, “Assessment of COVID-19 Impacts Using the Immediate Impact Model of Local Agricultural Production (IMLAP).” Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, August 1-3, 2021.

Haqiqi, Iman, Alfredo Cisneros Pineda, Danielle S. Grogan, Jing Liu, and Thomas W. Hertel. “Implications of water scarcity for land use and biodiversity in the presence of international agricultural trade.” International Conference of Agricultural Economists. Virtual. August 17-31, 2021.

Haqiqi, Iman, Thomas Hertel, Cicero Zanetti De Lima, and Jonathan Buzan. "Margins of Adaptation to Human Heat Stress: Local, National, and Global Socioeconomic Responses." 24th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis. Virtual. June 23-25, 2021.

Chepeliev, M., Aguiar, A., Liverani, A., Farole, T., van der Mensbrugghe, D., and Wang, Le. 2021. Circular Economy Transition in the Eastern European Member States. Presented at the 24th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis. Available at: https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/res_display.asp?RecordID=6354

Chepeliev, M., Maliszewska, M., Osorio Rodarte, I., Filipa Seara Pereira, M., and van der Mensbrugghe, D. 2021. Globalization not localization key to COVID-19 recovery and poverty alleviation. Presented at the 24th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis. Available at: https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/res_display.asp?RecordID=6417

Chepeliev, M., Osorio Rodarte, I., and van der Mensbrugghe, D. 2021. Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing Policies under Paris Agreement: Inter and Intra-Regional Perspectives. Presented at the 24th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis. Available at: https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/res_display.asp?RecordID=6392

Wang, H. H., Y. Hua and C. Wilson. “A possibly unusual GPA change? How course delivery modes during COVID-19 affect university students’ academic performance.” Selected Papers, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meetings, Austin, TX, July 2021.

Wang, H. H., Y. Hua and C. Wilson “The impact of online teaching due to COVID-19 on students’ valuation of college education: A study on college students’ willingness-to-pay for alternative courses options.” Selected Papers, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meetings, Austin, TX, July 2021.

Zheng, Q. and H. H. Wang, “Economics of facemasks through the lens of Chinese consumers during COVID-19: Demand, supply, price, and willingness-to-pay.” Organized Paper, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meetings, Austin, TX, July 2021.

Wang, H. H. and D. Moon, “Are the public willing to pay to curb the emerging threat of microplastic pollution?” Selected Papers, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meetings, Austin, TX, July 2021.

Zheng, Q., H. H. Wang, and G. Wu. “Let Consumer Willingness-to-Pay Show the Price Guideline of Special Commodities when Governments Impose Price Control: The Case of Facemask in China during COVID-19.” Western Economics Association International Annual Conference, Virtual, June 27, 2021.

Michael Langemeier gave a guest lecture titled “U.S. Production Agriculture” during Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University’s Institutional Development Plan International Seminar Series, June 16, 2021.

Alla Golub presented paper titled "Effects of climate change impacts on costs of forest carbon sequestration" at the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Summer Conference, June 2-4, 2021. The work is conducted in collaboration with Brent Sohngen (Ohio State University), Yongyang Cai (Ohio State University), John Kim (USDA Forest Service), and Thomas Hertel.

Zheng, Q., H. H. Wang and G. Wu, “Economics of facemasks through the lens of Chinese consumers during COVID-19: Demand, supply, price, and willingness-to-pay.” Organized paper, Chinese Economists Society Annual Conference, Virtual, China, June, 2021.

Hao, N., and H. H. Wang, “Discrimination against COVID-19 recovered patients: Evidence from non-hypothetical experiments.” Organized paper, Chinese Economists Society Annual Conference, Virtual, China, June, 2021.

Yue, W., N. Liu, Q. Zheng and H. Wang, “Did Chinese consumers’ food consumption and willing-to-pay for food change during COVID-19 pandemic?” Organized paper, Chinese Economists Society Annual Conference, Virtual, China, June, 2021.

Delgado, M. S., M. Ma, and H. H. Wang. “Risk, Arbitrage, and Spatial Price Relationships: Insights from China’s Hog Market under the African Swine Fever.” NBER Conference on Risks in Agricultural Supply Chains. Virtual, May 20, 2021.

H. H. Wang. “Using Online Auction Experiments to Investigate Chinese Consumers’ Support for Anti-Poverty through Willingness-to-Pay for Food Produced by Poor Farmers” Seminar, College of Finance, Nanjing Agricultural University, Virtual, May 5, 2021.

Hertel, Thomas W. “SIMPLE-G: A Multiscale Framework for Analysis of Land and Water Resource Sustainability”, presented to the FEWSCAPES research group at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, April 28, 2021. 

Hertel, Thomas W. “Building Resilience to Vulnerabilities, Shocks, and Stresses”, presented to a workshop co-sponsored by the UN Food Systems Summit and the Academia Pontifica, The Vatican, Rome, April 22, 2021.

Wang, H. H, Q. Zheng, and G. Wu. “The Role of Risk Perception and preference on Consumer Willingness to Pay Higher Prices for PPE and Disinfectants during COVID-19.” SCC-76 Annual Conference, Virtual, April 9, 2021.

Jimenez, Manuel. "Trade Costs and Mark-Ups in Maritime Shipping." IU-Purdue Student Trade Conference, April 2021.

Sesmero, J. Seminar series presentation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, March 19, 2021.