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The Ohio State University Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics is hosting its annual Spring Monthly Webinar Series, focusing on grain marketing, renewable energy, the agricultural labor supply and more.
Uncertainty and rising prices have become fixtures in financial and economic decision-making of late. This uncertainty and unrest have far-reaching impacts on not just wallets but also on the very environment we live in. Join AEDE expert economists for a new webinar series as what’s going on in key commodity and labor markets is explored. This series features a different AEDE economist breaking down an interesting topic every month throughout spring.
Spring 2024 series schedule
Jan. 24 2024 – “An Influencer’s Impact: How Trust May Shape Food Demand” – Dr. Jared Grant
Feb. 21, 2024 – “Grain Marketing in 2024: What are the Key International Issues?” – Dr. Ian Sheldon and Dr. Seungki Lee
March 20, 2024 – “Place-Based Economic Development: The Case of Intel” – Dr. Yao Wang
April 17, 2024 – “Do Renewable Energy Needs Ask Too Much of Rural Americans? A View from Ohio” – Dr. Mark Partridge
May 15, 2024 – “Excess Emissions: Environmental Impacts, Health Effects, and Policy Debate” – Dr. Alex Hollingsworth
June 5, 2024 – “Agricultural Labor Supply and Citizenship Status” – Dr. Margaret Jodlowski
Register for each event separately by clicking the appropriate link on the AEDE website.
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