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AREC faculty member Anna Alberini and her co-author Markus Bareit (ETH Zürich) were recently featured in “The Economist.” The article, “Not Easy Being Green” discusses efforts by European nations to...
Jorge Holzer
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced a new fisheries allocation policy for regional fishery management councils to use when allocating fish harvest among recreational...
AREC professor Erik Lichtenberg and co-authors John Majsztrik (PSLA Ph.D. 2011) and Monica Saavoss (AREC Ph.D. 2016) have been awarded the Water Resources Research Editor’s Choice Award for their...
AREC alumnus Nathaniel Higgins (Ph.D. 2010) is a fellow with the U.S. Social and Behavioral Sciences Team . He also is an economist at the Economic Research Service, USDA, and adjunct professor in...
Global Good – a joint effort with Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures – invited a team from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to discuss potential collaboration on primary health care in...
According to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, ‘without effective agriculture, there’s no stability - political, social, and economic - it is the most important issue in governance.’ These statements...
2016 PhD graduates in the agricultural & resource economics department
We would like to congratulate our 2016 graduates. This semester marks another round of hard-working and talented students in the department of agricultural & resource economics. Thank you...
According to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, ‘without effective agriculture, there’s no stability - political, social, and economic - it is the most important issue in governance.’ These statements...
Dave Newburn
The Chesapeake Bay is one of the greatest natural assets in our region. Despite extensive restoration efforts during the past 30 years, insufficient progress and poor water quality in the Chesapeake...
Ashley Ellixon and Paul Goeringer
Specialists in the field of agricultural law and water from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will play key roles in a...
Mary Zaki
Most people are creatures of habit when it comes to what they eat, so what really determines our food choices? Probably our eating habits, cost, and convenience. However, for families with limited...
Roberton Williams
Nature and economics have become interconnected. Due to the dynamics and complexity of this union, environmental economics has emerged as an important field of study, particularly for issues related...
Joe Maher and Jim Hanson
Congratulations to all of the AREC students who graduated in December 2015. One graduate student and several undergraduates received degrees. Joe Maher (pictured with Professor Jim Hanson) received a...
Erik Lichtenberg and Tihitina Andarge
The Department is happy to announce the recipients of the 2015 Graduate Student Awards. The Rhona Lantin Award, for best paper by a first-year student: Jun Zhang The Bessie H. DeVault Award, for best...
In recent years, the debate concerning whether or not organic produce is healthier or worth the extra pennies at the supermarket has dominated consumer conversations. It also helped spark a passion...
The University of Maryland’s Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) has recruited a dynamic panel of presenters to discuss the complex intersection of environmental regulation and agriculture in...
As the 2016 Race to the White House heats up, concerns about income inequality fuel political debates across the country. However, research conducted by Pamela Jakiela, an assistant professor in the...
As the 2016 Race to the White House heats up, concerns about income inequality fuel political debates across the country. However, research conducted by Pamela Jakiela, an assistant professor in the...
AREC hosted the 8 th annual workshop of the Empirical Methods in Energy Economics (EMEE) network at the University of Maryland on 9-10 July 2015. The workshop featured a total of 14 “long”...
The College of Agriculture & Natural Resources recently caught up with Pete Charlerie, a 2009 graduate from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC). In 2011, Charlerie...

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